Dr. Jacob Wood is currently the Associate Dean of Research for the College of Business, Law and Governance in JCU Australia. In addition to this, he is also the Director of the Centre for International Trade and Business in Asia (CITBA) and an Associate Professor of Business at JCU Singapore. With a PhD in International Studies majoring in International Trade, Dr. Wood has more than 10 years experience working in South Korea where he has held roles as an Assistant Professor at Korea University of Technology and Education and then more recently as an Assistant Professor of Asia Business at Chungnam National University.

Dr. Wood's research interests focus on issues in the fields of international trade, in particular, the effect of non-tariffs on trade flows, and the role of domestic politics in free trade negotiations. He has also published several works on employee engagement and the analysis of financial performance in North American e-commerce businesses. He is also interested in the concept of social networks analysis and has published several studies in the Journal of Scientometrics.

Dr. Wood is also currently the Primary Investigator for a Korean National Foundation supported grant on the effect of non-tariff barriers in Asia. He was also the recipient of a CBLG/JCUS cross campus grant in 2019. Dr. wood is also a Fellow at the Cairns Institute and is actively pursuing project opportunities between the institute and CITBA.

In recent times, Dr. Wood organized a panel discussion event that involved all of the leading Chambers of Commerce in Singapore, the results of which led to an article being published in the Straits Times. https://www.straitstimes.com/singapore/education/tough-questions-for-tough-times






  • Free trade negotiations, non-tariff barriers, employee engagement, social network analysis
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Socio-Economic Objectives
  • 2019 - Academic of the Year (JCU Singapore)
  • 2019 - Researcher of the Year (JCU Singapore)

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