Ellen A. Drost

Assistant Professor of Management

Office: Simpson Tower 705
Phone: (323) 343-2965



Ellen A. Drost is Associate Professor of Management in the College of Business and Economics at California State University, Los Angeles. She teaches MBA and undergraduate courses in Strategic Management, International Business, Organizational Theory, and Management. She has authored over 100 refereed journal articles, conference papers and symposia, cases, and book chapters on international human resource management, cross-cultural leadership, research methodology, entrepreneurship, and organizational culture. Her work has appeared, among others, in the Academy of Management Journal, Human Resource Management, Asia-Pacific Journal of Human Resource Management, Cross-Cultural Management, International Entrepreneurship Review, International Journal of Entrepreneurial Behavior and Research, Thunderbird International Business Review,The CASE Journal, and numerous edited volumes in international business and management.

Her current research focuses on entrepreneurship, organizational culture, and research methodology. Ellen received her doctorate degree in International Business and Management from Florida International University. She received her management experience in Amsterdam and Brussels as controller for an international marketing organization. She was born in the Netherlands and speaks, reads and writes Dutch, English and French, fluently.



Ph.D., International Business, Florida International University
MBA, International Business, San Diego State University