In addition to his principle appointment at Kelley, Professor Maxwell is a Research Professor at the Richard Ivey School of Business at the University of Western Ontario. He is a Fellow of The Royal Society for the Encouragement of the Arts, Manufactures and Commerce (FRSA) and also a Research Fellow at CCISSR, Peking University and ZEI, University of Bonn. He is a founding board member of the Alliance for Research in Corporate Sustainability and is also Chairman of the Foreign Scholars Advisory Committee to the Department of Environment, Resource and Development Economics at the Peking University.
Professor Maxwell's main area of research interest concerns the interface between industry, government, non-governmental organizations and our natural environment. He has published numerous scholarly and practitioner articles and edited volumes in this area including a collection of his work, entitled Corporate Environmentalism and Public Policy, which was published by Cambridge University Press in 2004. Professor Maxwell has been a visiting scholar at University College, London, Bonn University and Peking University. Professor Maxwell has taught courses on the Global Environment of Business, Corporate Non-market Strategy, Managerial Economics, and Regulation and Public Policy to undergraduate, MBA and PhD students.