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William W. Baber

Visiting Professor

William W. Baber


Professor Baber has a professional profile which includes economic development for the State of Maryland, providing language services in the Washington, D.C. area, supporting business starters in Japan, and teaching business students in Japan and Europe. He received a Ph.D. on intercultural adjustment of expatriate workers in Japan, from the University of Jyväskylä, Finland in 2016, a Masters of Education from the University of Maryland in 2004 and a Bachelor of Arts in German from Washington and Lee University in 1986. Professor Baber taught in the Economics and Business Administration Departments of Ritsumeikan University, Japan, before joining the Graduate School of Management at Kyoto University as an Associate Professor. His main topics of instruction are Negotiation, Cross-Cultural Management, and Management Communication. He is the lead author of the 2015 textbook “Practical Business Negotiation.”

Research Interests

Business Negotiation, Cross Cultural Management

Final Education

Ph.D., University of Jyväskylä