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Arturo Osorio, Ph.D.

Dr. Osorio is an Associate Professor at Rutgers Business School. He conducts research on entrepreneurial actions and consequences in urban communities, socioeconomic development systems and process, and food security. Dr. Osorio is a Fellow at The Center for Urban Entrepreneurship & Economic Development (CUEED), a Senior Fellow at Joseph C. Cornwall Center for Metropolitan Studies (Cornwall Center), and a member of the Rutgers Business School Public-Private Community Partnership Program (RBS-PCPP). He is a board member of several startups, The New Jersey Statewide Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, and The Lincoln Park Coast Cultural District Board. He is also advisor to several community development corporations, and business organizations, and the New Jersey Latin-American Consular Group (GLACO by its Spanish acronym). He has also work on community development reports with the Federal Reserve New York.

Dr. Osorio received degrees from the University of Massachusetts (PhD and MBA) and Universidad Popular Autonoma del Estado de Puebla, Puebla, Mexico (BA). He is the author of several articles, edited books, book chapters, presentations, and reports on such topics as regional development, Business resilience, urban retail, urban food security, and urban renewal through arts, culture, and creativity.

Dr. Osorio is a media commentator and invited speaker. He has organized and participated of several international events and conferences in urban entrepreneurship and food security.
Before coming to Academia Dr. Osorio worked as CFO for a USD$100,000,000 research and development project done in collaboration between the USA and Mexican Federal Governments.