Dr. Paul Kalfadellis is an academic based at Monash University, in Melbourne, Australia. He currently is the Director of the Master of International Business program after having spent the last three and a half years as Deputy Director of the MBA Program in the Monash Business School.  His research and teaching strengths lie in the area of International Business and Cross-Cultural Management Communication.  An enthusiastic and energetic educator, with a consistent record of high achievement in teaching, in 2014, he received a special commendation from the Office of the Pro Vice Chancellor – (Learning and Teaching) in acknowledgement of his excellent teaching of the post graduate unit Cross-Cultural Management Communication.  In 2007 he was awarded the Dean's Award for Teaching Excellence. His research interests lie in the area of Foreign Direct Investment in Australia specifically in the area of location and repeat investment, and in the area of Cross-Cultural Communication.  He has presented his work at international conferences, and has had his work published in book chapters and in academic journals such as Regional Studies, Australian Journal of History and Politics and the European Business Review.