María Jesús Belizón holds a PhD in Management from the University of Limerick, an MSc in International Management and Global Business from the University of Limerick and a BSc in Business Studies from Universidad Autonoma (Madrid, Spain). Her core research and teaching focuses are international HRM and industrial relations in multinational companies (MNCs), expatriation and how MNCs manage their subsidiaries across borders. Her work has been published in the Human Resource Management Journal, the European Journal of Industrial Relations, the Cross Cultural Management, Personnel Review and the Journal of Industrial Relations. She has also published a number of book chapters. In 2010, she was awarded the Kemmy Business School-Northern Trust Outstanding Scholar Award in recognition of her academic achievements as a graduate student. She is a frequent reviewer for journals such as the Human Resource Management, International Journal of Human Resource Management and the Asian Pacific Journal of Human Resource Management. She has also garnered considerable teaching experience, largely at Masters level in the domain of International Human Resource Management.