BiographyPublicationsCoursesCase Studies Education: B.S., Texas A&M University; MA, Ph.D., Princeton UniversityPeter L. Rodriguez is an associate professor of business administration, senior associate dean for degree programs and chief diversity officer at the Darden School. He teaches classes on economic growth and development, international business and international macroeconomics. Rodriguez is an economist and specializes in the study of international business, trade and economic development, with an emphasis on corruption. His research publications include theoretical explorations of international trade policies and firm behavior and empirical and practice-based studies of issues in international business and management.Before joining the Darden faculty, he was on the faculty of Mays Business School and the George Bush School of Government and Public Service at Texas A&M University. He previously taught at Princeton University. He also worked for several years as an associate in the Global Energy Group at JPMorgan Chase. He has received numerous awards for teaching excellence in classes such as traditional international macroeconomics and business/government relations.Selected PublicationsRodriguez, Peter L. "The Challenges of Corruption in Business, Government and Society," in Globally Responsible Leadership , edited by Joanne Lawrence. Sage Publications, (2012).Peter R. Rodriguez , C. S. Tuggle, and S. M. Hackett. "An Exploratory Study of How Potential 'Family' and Household Capital Impacts New Venture Start-up Rates," Family Business Review, Vol. 22, No. 3, 2009, 259-272.Jamie D. Collins, Klaus Uhlenbruck, and Peter Rodriguez . "Why Firms Engage in Corruption: A Top Management Perspective," Journal of Business Ethics , Vol. 87, No. 1, June 2009, 89-108.Peter L. Rodriguez . "The End of Savings," in America at Risk: Threats to Liberal Self-Government in an Age of Uncertainty ," Robert Faulkner and Susan Shell (Editors), University of Michigan Press: Ann Arbor, 2009.Selected BooksEades, Kenneth M., Lynn A. Isabella, Timothy M. Laseter, Peter L. Rodriguez, Paul J. Simko, and Ian Skurnik. The Portable MBA, 5 th Edition. John Wiley & Sons, 2010.MBA CoursesManagement, Economic Growth and SocietyFirst Year Global Economies and MarketsAdvancing knowledge through research that shapes business, Darden professors are recognized thought leaders in their fields. They are not only master case method teachers, they also author many of the cases used in Darden classrooms and around the world.Peter L. Rodriguez's cases are available in the Darden Business Publishing website.