Eileen Daspro

Eileen Daspro
Phone: (619) 260-4600 ext. 2412
Office: Alcala Park West - Coronado 117

Clinical Professor of International Business

  • DBA, Argosy University, International Business
  • MS, University of Indiana, Language Education
  • MA, Tulane University, Latin American Studies
  • BA, Tufts University, International Relations

Eileen Daspro, Clinical Professor of International Business, teaches international business, international comparative management and global strategy. She has twenty years of international work experience as a professor, researcher and manager in Brazil, France, Venezuela and Mexico. She has always been passionate about international business and international education, having earned a Doctorate of Business Administration in international business from Argosy University, as well as masters degrees in language education and Latin American studies.

She is a NASBITE Certified Global Business Professional (CGBP) and has developed and coordinated international business consulting projects with Gruma, Vidanta, La Huerta, Mabe, KidZania and P&G. Her research interests include international competitiveness, global strategy and NAFTA. Professor Daspro has published papers in The Latin American Business Review, The Journal of Business Ethics, and book chapters on emerging market multinationals in the Cambridge University Press and Oxford University Press. She was twice recognized by the EGADE Business School at Tec de Monterrey in Mexico as the best evaluated professor in the MBA program and five times as an outstanding regional international business chair. At the university, she led efforts to develop innovative, international business programs and concentrations in international entrepreneurship, international logistics and international competitiveness. In 2012, she led the Tec de Monterrey international business team, which was honored with Mexico’s national export prize.

Selected Publications

  • Daspro, E., Montalvo, R. The Mexican entertainment industry: KidZania and Cinepolis in Mexican Multinationals: How to Build Multinationals in Emerging Markets, Cambridge University Press.
  • Montalvo, R., Daspro, E. The Mexican hotel industry: Grupo Posadas and Hoteles CityExpress. In Mexican Multinationals: How to Build Multinationals in Emerging Markets ., Oxford University Press.
  • Daspro, E. (2009) A Cross-Cultural Comparison of Multinational Firms´ Recruitment Practices in Mexico., Latin American Business Review, 10(1), 1-19.
  • Daspro, E. (2009) An Analysis of U.S. Multinational Recruitment Practices in Mexico., The Journal of Business Ethics, 87(Supplement 1), 221-232.