Cecilia McInnis-Bowers is Professor of International Business at Rollins College. Prior to teaching at Rollins College, Dr. McInnis-Bowers was the E.B. Stephens (EBSCO) Chair of Marketing and former dean-partner for the Division of Business and Graduate Programs at Birmingham-Southern College. Her teaching interests are in international marketing, international business environments, and Australasian business environments.
Her most recent scholarly work focuses on understanding the contribution to theory development in services marketing through the Journal of Services Marketing, which will culminate in a special journal edition commemorating the twentieth anniversary of the journal in 2007.
Additionally, her work has focused on program assessment, teaching and curricular design in management education. She has been published twice in Liberal Education, the first article describing an approach to a business capstone course that was selected for the Program Innovation Award by the Southwest Dean’s Association, and the second, an article in the special ninetieth anniversary special edition of Liberal Education challenging the traditional structure of business education. Her work has been cited by the prestigious Center of Inquiry in the Liberal Arts at Wabash College. “Reflective Thinking: Implications to Management Education” published in the Journal of the Academy of Business Education, moves reflective thinking out of the traditional frame, put forth by John Dewey, and into the educational application of Schon’s reflection-in-action.
Dr. McInnis-Bowers is from Miami, Florida. She has lived in Puerto Rico and Portugal, and traveled in Europe and the South Pacific. She has designed international programming in France, at E. M. Lyon, in Amsterdam at the Hess School of Business, and teaches travel/study courses in Australia, New Zealand, and Fiji.