Michael Voris, Ph.D.

Full Professor, School of Business

Michael Voris, PhD Photo

Areas of Expertise:

  • ​International Business
  • Management
  • Strategic Management


  • ​Ph.D., Florida International University, Miami, Fl.
  • Masters of International Management, Thunderbird School of Global Management, Phoenix, Az.
  • B.S. in General Business, University of Arizona, Tucson, Az. 


  • ​Power and Influence in Joint Venture Relationships and their Impact on Performance. 

Research Areas of Interest:

  • ​International Business
  • Implicit bias

Certifications and /or licenses:

  • ​Certificate of Program Evaluation

Selected Publications:

  • a, E. and Voris, M (2021). The potential for Implicit Bias toward Chinese versus Spanish Accents by College Instructors Presented at the 2021 Virtual Meeting of the Association for Psychological Science in Washington, DC, May, 2021.
  • Voris, M and Na, E. (2019). Do College Instructors have a bias against Hispanic-accented English Speakers? Presented at the 2019 Annual Meeting of the Association for Psychological Science in Washington, DC, May, 2019
  • Voris, M and Na, E. (2017). A Tale of Two Counties: Using Collaborative Evaluation to Develop Innovative Teacher Evaluation Systems in Two Well-funded Cases Presented at the 2018 Annual Meeting of the American Evaluation Association in Washington, DC.
  • Mitchell, M. & Voris, M. (2016). Keeping pace with STEM: Creative Use of Innovative Technology in the Evaluation Process. Poster presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Evaluation Association, Denver, CO.
  • Voris, M. 2009. Changing cultural values and advertising appeals: A comparison of Japanese and American advertisements.  Presented at the annual meeting of the Academy of International Business, San Diego, CA.

Selected Professional Experience:

  • The University of Tampa (2005-2010). Assistant Professor of International Business. 
  • Troy State University, Pacific Region – Asia (1998-2002)
  • Assistant Professor of Management.  
  • Saudi European Bank (1986-1990) Credit Manager. New York, NY
  • Commerce Union Bank (1982-1986) Multinational Officer, New York, NY. 
  • Goodyear Tire Company (1981-1982) Corporate Internal Auditor. Akron, Ohio