Darcy Fudge Kamal is an Assistant Professor of Strategic Management at the Argyros School of Business and Economics at Chapman University. Her research interests include how trust, strategic alliances, and buyer-supplier relationships improve firm performance. She studies unconventional industries such as the Thoroughbred horse industry. Darcy has published in the Journal of International Business Studies. She received her Ph.D. from the University of Minnesota. At the University of Minnesota, Darcy received two teaching awards for courses in strategic management. Prior to entering academia, she worked in the telecom services industry in Canada conducting market research and business intelligence to support strategic planning at MTS-Allstream.