Professor Quinn specializes in business and public policy. His current research focuses on democratization and economic   liberalization in emerging  markets, the origins and consequences of international financial liberalization, globalization, and international political economy. He teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in business and public policy and business ethics
"With economic globalisation, the citizens of Appalachian and Welsh Cambrian towns alike are shaken, for good and ill, by the business advances of global firms including those from China and India," Dennis Quinn, MSB professor, defines economic globalization. Dennis Quinn: McDonough School of Business October 31, 2013, Financial Times