Clara   Downey

Associate Professor  

Office: BMAIN 2.542
Phone: (956) 882-5830
Email: clara.downey@utrgv.edu

Dr. Clara Downey

  • Education

    • PhD, Business Administration, The University of Texas - Pan American, 2008
    • MBA, International Management, Thunderbird, The American Graduate School of International Management, 1998
    • BA, East Asian Studies, Indiana University - Bloomington, 1991
  • Currently Teaching

    MGMT 4311 90L - International Management:
    Syllabus
    Course Evaluations
    Textbooks
    MGMT 4311 01 - International Management:
    Syllabus
    Course Evaluations
    Textbooks




Selected Publications


  • Russell Adams, Tom Coyle, Clara Downey-Adams, and Marvin Lovett. "Macroeconomic Impacts on Trade Show Goals," Journal of Industrial and Business Marketing 32, no. 5 (March 2017): 710-721.

  • Russell Adams and Clara Downey. "Edited Platforms Ecosystems: Anticipating Future Consumption," 2016, 24(2). Adams, Russell and Downey, Clara. : Journal of Marketing Theory and Practice 24, no. 2 (March 2016).

  • Russell Adams and Clara Downey-Adams. "Traditional to Modern Values: China‚Äôs Opening and the Impact on Prestige Goods," International Business & Economics Research Journal 14, no. 4 (August 2015).

  • Clara Downey. "MERCOSUR: A Cautionary Tale," The International Business & Economics Research Journal 13, no. 5 (2014).

  • Clara Downey and Russell Adams. "Shifting Chinese Values," Clute Institute International Academic Conference, 2013.

  • Edith Galy, Clara Downey, and Jennie Johnson. "The Effect of Using E-Learning Tools in Online and Campus-based Classrooms on Student Performance," Journal of Information Technology Education 10, (2011).

  • Clara Downey. "Bankruptcy: To Plan or not to Plan," International Business & Economics Conference., March 2011.

  • Russell Adams and Clara Downey. "Time, Materialism and Debt," International Business & Economics Conference, March 2011, March 2011.

  • Russell Adams and Clara Downey-Adams. "International Strategic Alliances: Identifying Objective Performance Measures," International Business & Economics Research Journal VII(4), (2008).

  • Russell Adams and Clara Downey. "International Strategic Alliances: Identifying Objective Performance Measures. ," International Business & Economics Research Journal V11, no. 4 (2008).



Selected Presentations


  • Russell Adams and Clara Downey-Adams. "Democracy or Autocracy: Government Form as a Segmentation Variable for Values," Academy Of International Business International conference, Academy of International Business, Minnesota (June 2018)

  • Ryan Sale, Clara Downey-Adams, and Kurt Hozak. "Internet Monetization: Beyond E-tail and Ad Revenue," 2017 Annual Meeting of the Decision Sciences Institute , Decision Sciences Institute, Washington, D.C. (November 2017)

  • Clara Downey-Adams, Russell Adams, "To Grow Outward, You Must Grow Inward," 21st Annual Western Hemispheric Trade Conference, Laredo, TX (April 2017)

  • Clara Downey-Adams and Russell Adams. "Regional Integration: The CAN and MERCOSUR Lesson," 20th Annual Western Hemispheric Trade Conference , (April 2016)

  • Russell Adams and Clara Downey-Adams. "Marketing Standardization: Democratic Development and Cultural Values. ," Association of Collegiate Marketing Educators, (March 2014)

  • Russell Adams and Clara Downey-Adams. "Edited Platforms: The Future of Consumption," Clute Institute International Academic Conference, , Key West, Fl. (March 2013)

  • Russell Adams and Clara Downey-Adams. "Shifting Chinese Values," International Education Conference, (March 2013)

  • Russell Adams and Clara Downey-Adams. "Fragmentation and Segmentation: The Twain Shall Meet," Academy of Business Research Conference, (March 2011)

  • Russell Adams, Clara Downey-Adams, "Time, Materialism and Debt," International Conference of Business and Economics, (March 2011)

  • Clara Downey-Adams. "Successful Six Sigma Implementation: Identifying the Essential Training Elements," Academy of Management, Atlanta, Georgia (August 2006)

Current Courses

MGMT 4311 90L - International Management:
Syllabus
Course Evaluations
Textbooks
MGMT 4311 01 - International Management:
Syllabus
Course Evaluations
Textbooks

Previous Courses