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Contact Information

Academic School

School of Management


51 Fulton Street, Room 232



(845) 575-3000 ext. 2909

Caroline Rider

Associate Professor


JD, NYU School of Law
BA Smith College, cum laude

Research Interests / Areas of Study

I teach classes in International Trade Management, Legal Foundations of Business, Business Law I & II, and Global Business & Society, and at the graduate level, Legal Environment of Business and Global Environment of Business. I am also interested in international small to medium sized enterprises, industrial clusters of SMEs, and international strategic alliances among SMEs. I am the Liaison to the City Fellows Program, sponsored by the British Consulate, for African-American and Hispanic graduates who are working in the area of finance.

Selected Publications

Most recent work includes presentations and proceedings in Washington, Norway, Ireland, Canada, Sweden, and Scotland. Papers presented include "Paradigm Shift in Small Business Theory: Ramification of Investigation of Small Firms' Strategic Alliances," "International Strategic Alliances Involving SME's: Recent Trends in Literature," "International Small-to-Medium-Sized Enterprises: What Do We Know So Far; Where Do We Go From Here," and "An Entrepreneurial Framework for International Strategic Alliances of SMEs: Implications for Strategic Alliance Research and for Entrepreneurship Education."