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Isabel Botero, PhD

Director of Family Business Center, Family Business Center
College of Business, W212
(502)852-4782
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Bio

Dr. Botero joined us from Stetson University in Florida, where she served as Assistant Professor of Family Enterprise and Entrepreneurship. She received both undergraduate and advanced degrees from the University of Antioquia in Colombia and a Ph.D. from Michigan State University. 

Dr. Botero is an internationally recognized expert in family business. She has published more than 40 articles, and scholarly chapters on family enterprise, edited Family Firms in Latin America, and has spoken to audiences around the world on her research. She is a Fellow of the Family Firm Institute, a Board Member of the International Family Enterprise Research Academy, and a Board Member of the Successful Transgenerational Entrepreneurship Practices (STEP) Project.

Education

  • PhD (Communication) Michigan State University
  • MS (Communication) Michigan State University
  • Specialist (Organizational Communication) Universidad de Antioquia
  • BA (Social Communication & Journalism) Universidad de Antioquia

Awards & Honors

Hand Award for Research

Stetson University

Outstanding Researcher, 2019

Stetson University – School of Busines

Second Place Adalberto Viesca Sada Family Business in Latin America Award, 2018

Universidad de Monterrey

Family Firm Institute Fellow, 2018

Research & Publications

Curriculum Vita

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