Elizabeth Salamanca, Ph.D., is a nonresident scholar for the Mexico Center, a summer 2016 and summer 2015 Puentes Visiting Scholar, and a professor at the School of Business and Economics at the University of the Americas Puebla (UDLAP). She is also a visiting professor at Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, teaching the course “Doing Business in Emerging Markets.” Her research interests include organizational culture and migration issues.
Salamanca chaired UDLAP’s Department of International Business Administration from August 2010 through June 2014. Before that, she was a professor at UDLAP’s Department of International Business Administration, specializing in marketing, Latin American markets and cross-cultural management. In 2005 she obtained a UDLAP award for best professor.
Salamanca edited and co-authored the book “International Management Perspectives” and authored the book “Human Resources Strategies in the Restaurant Industry: Overcoming Institutional Voids in Latin American Emerging Markets.”
She has doctorate in social and economic sciences from the Johannes Kepler University-Linz in Austria; an MBA jointly conferred by the University of Deusto (Bilbao, Spain), the Ecole Supérieure de Commerce de Nantes (France), and the University of Bradford (England); and a bachelor’s degree in hotel and restaurant management from UDLAP.