Before joining ESSEC, Dr. Jandhyala was an Assistant Professor of International Business at the GW School of Business. Her research is driven by the confluence of politics and markets. She examines how institutions and government policies (or the lack of them) influence economic activity and firms’ international investment strategy. Srividya’s research addresses issues surrounding property rights and innovation in the technology, petrochemical, and other sectors. Her research is published in Management, International Business, and Political Science journals and has been presented at several international conferences in these domains. Her work has been recognized by the Academy of International Business and the Academy of Management.