Eugene Salorio

Professor in-Residence


Education/Professional Certification

  • D.B.A., Harvard University
  • M.B.A., Columbia University
  • M.S., Columbia University
  • B.A., Wesleyan University

Areas of Expertise

  • Foreign Direct Investment
  • International Business Strategy
  • Corporate Political Activities


Eugene Salorio is a Professor in Residence at the University of Connecticut School of Business where he teaches courses in business strategy and international business in both the MBA and undergraduate programs. He has received both the undergraduate and MBA teaching awards from the School of Business. He has a particular interest in courses involving international residencies or travel experiences and has taught a Global Strategies course for UConn MBAs at EM-Lyon in Lyon, France, and the UConn MBA hybrid online-travel study course Business Strategies for Latin America.

Professor Salorio’s research has largely concerned foreign direct investment and international business strategy. His work has been published in the Journal of International Business Studies, International Journal of Public Administration, and the Latin American Business Review, as well as various book chapters and teaching cases.

Professor Salorio serves on the editorial board of the Journal of International Food and Agribusiness Marketing and previously served on the editorial board of the Journal of International Business Studies as well as on multiple peer review grant panels for Higher Education in Development. He also is a Commissioner on the Connecticut Latino and Puerto Rican Affairs Commission, where he is chair of the Results Based Accountability committee, and a member of the Board of Trustees of the Connecticut Public Broadcasting Network.

Prior to his academic career, Professor Salorio was Treasurer of the Pan American Seafoods Corporation and previously had been a Foreign Service Officer in the U.S. Department of State and a staff member of the Business and Financial News department at The New York Times.

Contact Information
Phone+1 (203) 251-8473
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