Dr. Murat Arik

murat arik➤ BERC Director
➤ Jennings and Rebecca Jones Chair of Excellence in Urban and Regional Planning
➤ Associate Professor of Management at MTSU

Previous Position

Associate Director, Business and Economic Research Center, Jones College of Business, Middle Tennessee State University

Teaching Interests

  • Strategic Management
  • Management of Innovation
  • International Business
  • Economic Competitiveness

Research Areas

  • International Business
  • Regional Economic Development
  • Economic Impact Analysis
  • Competitive Dynamics
  • Strategic Management


  • PDBP in Management and Marketing, 2012
    Warrington College of Business Administration
    University of Florida
    Concentration: Strategic Management, International Business, Entrepreneurship
    • Ph.D. in Political Science, 2001
      University of Connecticut
      Concentration: International Political economy, Regional economics, and Political Dynamics
    • M.A. in Political Science, 1994
      Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs
      Syracuse University
      Concentration: Comparative Politics, Geopolitics, and Political Economy
    • B.A. in Public Administration, 1989
      Faculty of Political Science
      Ankara University, Turkey
      Concentration: Public Administration, Public Finance, and Administrative Law


  • Business and Economic Research Center
    Middle Tennessee State University
    P.O. Box 102
    1301 E. Main St.
    Murfreesboro, TN 37132
  • Murat.arik@mtsu.edu 
  • 615-898-5424

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