PhD, European University Institute, 1995; MSc, London School of Economics and Political Science, 1991; BA, University College Cork, 1990
Business policy and strategy, international business
Professor Lawton’s expertise is situated at the intersection of strategy, innovation, and internationalization. He researches three main areas: business model innovation, where he has worked for more than a decade on both growth and turnaround strategies, new organizational forms and processes for engaging political and social actors and arenas, and how firms manage and mitigate political risk when entering and embedding in foreign markets. He teaches a course in International Strategy at Tuck.