Trade Expert to Speak on Global Business

Stephen Creskoff, an expert on trade facilitation problems in developing countries, will speak on global business issues at Shippensburg University on Nov. 12 at 3:30 p.m. in Grove Hall Forum.

His talk, titled “Your Wonderful International Business Career (whether you’re ready for it or not): My accidental career in international law and business,” incorporates information about international agreements and institutions, import‐export issues, doing business deals overseas, cultural differences, and negotiation.

Over the last decade, Creskoff has worked as a senior trade consultant for the World Bank, USAID and other US government agencies in more than 40 developing countries including Russia, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Krygyz Republic, Mongolia, South Africa, Nigeria, Liberia, Zambia, Sao Tome e Principe, Cambodia, Kosovo, Albania, Moldova, Macedonia, Armenia, Jordan, Morocco, and Chile.

Previously he was a law firm partner in Washington, DC practicing trade and customs law and served as Special Assistant to the Undersecretary and Deputy to the Assistant Secretary (Regulatory Policy), US Treasury Department.

Creskoff has published numerous articles on the topic of global trade and has taught courses in international business negotiations, business law and corporate social responsibility at Johns Hopkins University and American University. He also taught business law at Pericles School of Law, Moscow, Russia. He has lectured frequently in the United States and around the world on trade, trade facilitation, free zone and globalization issues.

Mr. Creskoff is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania and holds graduate degrees from the University of Maryland (J.D.) and Georgetown University (LL.M, international law).

For more information contact, Dr. Sarah Bryant,