Biography

Robert Salomon joined the faculty of New York University’s Stern School of Business in September 2005. A graduate of NYU Stern’s doctoral program, he was on the faculty of the Marshall School of Business, University of Southern California prior to returning to New York University.

Professor Salomon’s current research centers on the management and economics of international expansion. He studies how and why firms enter foreign markets, how firms manage the cross-border technology transfer process, and how international expansion impacts firm performance.

Professor Salomon’s academic accomplishments include several noteworthy distinctions. He won the 2006 IABS Best Article Award and the 2003 Haynes Best Paper Prize. His dissertation was awarded both the William H. Newman and Barry M. Richman dissertation prizes; was runner-up in the 2001 INFORMS dissertation competition; was nominated for the Richard N. Farmer Dissertation Award; and was considered as a finalist for the Gunnar Hedlund Medal. In addition, his papers have been nominated four times for the Best Paper Award at the 2002, 2003, and 2008 Academy of Management meetings. Professor Salomon has received commendations for “Excellence in Teaching” at both New York University and the University of Southern California. He has even been described in the Wall Street Journal as an educator who provides “brilliant distilled advice on business strategy.”

Professor Salomon’s research papers have been published in the Academy of Management Journal, Organization Science, Management Science, Journal of Economics and Management Strategy, Strategic Management Journal, Journal of International Business Studies, Organization and Environment, Academy of Management Best Paper Proceedings, and in a recent book entitled Cooperative Strategies and Alliances. Robert published his first book, entitled Learning from Exporting: New Insights, New Perspectives, in 2007.

Professor Salomon received a B.B.A. in Finance magna cum laude from the University of Michigan. He earned his Masters and Ph.D. degrees in International Business Strategy from New York University Stern School of Business.