Tamara Galkina, Assistant Professor

Tamara Galkina, Assistant Professor


  • Russian by nationality, has lived in Finland for more than 12 years
  • Assistant Professor in International Marketing
  • In 2013, received PhD degree (Entrepreneurship, Management and Organization) from Hanken School of Economics, Finland
  • Master’s degree in Strategic Entrepreneurship, Hanken School of Economics, Finland
  • Bachelor’s degree in Sociology, St-Petersburg State University, Russia
  • Married to the love of her life, Petr; mother of two princesses
  • Believes in runnism (www.runnism.com)

Teaching expertise

Dr. Galkina has teaching experience in the areas of Entrepreneurship and International Business. The courses taught by Tamara Galkina are Export Marketing, Managing International Business Networks, Global Sourcing and Procurement, and Internationalization Strategy. She also meets student in the role of thesis supervisor.

“Learning is not what a teacher does at class rooms, it is what students do during a course. And surely it should be fun! That is why throughout my courses I try different assignments and methods that make students active participants of teaching and learning process”.

Research expertise

  • International Entrepreneurship, Internationalization of small firms
  • Network approach to internationalization
  • Effectuation theory
  • Environmental Entrepreneurship
  • Finnish firms in Russia