Clinical Assistant Professor
Christopher Clark, B.A., M.A., J.D., graduated from The University of Iowa College of Law in 1986 and began his career clerking for a trial court judge fulltime while studying for the bar exam. Beginning in 1988 he practiced commercial litigation in Bloomfield Hills, MI representing clients in state and federal courts. Mr. Clark is an active member of the International Law Section of the State Bar of Michigan and has represented clients outside the United States. He is admitted to practice before the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals in Cincinnati, Ohio.
While practicing law fulltime Mr. Clark also began as an adjunct faculty member in the M.B.A. program at Walsh College in Troy, MI from 1998 – 2009 where he taught evening courses in business law and international law. He later earned a Master of Arts degree in Curriculum and Instruction from The University of Detroit Mercy in 2011.
Beginning in 2013, Mr. Clark has taught at Arizona State University where his courses have included Law and Ethics, and International Business at the undergraduate level, and Negotiations at both the undergraduate and M.B.A. level.
After a completing a two-year teaching assignment in Chile, Mr. Clark relocated to Arizona in 2012 and currently resides in Scottsdale. He has lived in Chile, the Dominican Republic and Spain. His personal interests include traveling and ‘birding’. He has traveled throughout Europe and South America and most recently visited China in 2014.
ASU is a tier 1 research university and W. P. Carey is proud of its strong tradition of teaching and classroom excellence. Our students directly benefit from the research and theories our faculty brings into the classroom. Below is a list of courses being taught during the current semester by this faculty member. Click a course to view it in the ASU course catalog.
MGT 302 - Principles Intl Business
Multidisciplinary analysis of international economic and financial environment. Operations of multinational firms and their interaction with home and host societies.
MGT 430 - Negotiations
Improves student's understanding of and skills in the art of negotiation. For most managers, negotiation is a significant aspect of their day-to-day jobs, not to mention a major element of everyday life. Give students experience in bargaining and negotiation, as well as provide a foundation in the essential knowledge bases crucial to being an effective negotiator. Emphasizes experiential learning--students spend most of their time participating in exercises and negotiation simulations, as well as discussing negotiation-based cases involving issues that often arise in the workplace. Provides a fundamental understanding of what it takes to be an effective negotiator, as well as several experiences to draw upon in future negotiation situations.