Professor Branch currently teaches a variety of marketing and international business courses at the undergraduate, M.B.A., and executive levels, and serves as the Academic Director of the Schools part-time MBA programs. For two years (2007-2008), he was the Director of Educational Outreach at the William Davidson Institute, which focuses on emerging and transitional economies; he was responsible for the development and dissemination of pedagogical materials. He is also associated with the Universitys Center for Russian, East European, & Eurasian Studies. Prior to joining Ross, Professor Branch was on the faculty of the John M. Olin School of Business at Washington University in Saint Louis for five years. He began his academic career in 1993, however, as an Assistant Professor of Marketing at École Supérieure de Commerce de Rennes in France. Since then, he has also served as an adjunct or visiting professor at more than 40 business schools throughout world.