Professor Emeritus
Leeds School of Business


Ph.D., Northwestern University, 1973
M.S., Northwestern University, 1971
B.A., University of Iowa, 1967

Regional and Thematic Interests

East Asia
Business and Economics


Dr. Gordon is a retired faculty member at the University of Colorado at Boulder’s Leeds School of Business, where he previously served as the Area Coordinator of International Operations Management for the Division of Management and continues to serve as a member of the International Business Faculty. Dr. Gordon has taught “Managing in International Markets” and “The Global Business Experience” in CU’s Executive MBA Program and “International Management” in CU’s International Business Certificate Program, which he helped design. Before coming to the University of Colorado in 1977, he was a professor at The Ohio State University.

Dr. Gordon is the author of numerous publications on international business, international finance, and international production and operations management. He has been the recipient of the “DBA Professor of the Year” award, the “MBA Professor of the Year” award (twice), the “Dean’s Research Professor” award, and the “Multicultural Business Students Association Recognition Award” as well as the recipient of numerous competitive research grants and several academic fellowships.