Faculty & Research

Peter L. Rodriguez

Peter L. Rodriguez, Senior Associate Dean for Degree Programs and Chief Diversity Officer, Associate Professor of Business Administration

  • BS, Texas A&M University; MA, PhD, Princeton University
Office: FOB 283
Phone: +1-434-924-0781
E-mail: RodriguezP@darden.virginia.edu


Peter 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.


Growth, Development and International Economics
International Business and Corruption
Entrepreneurship in Emerging Markets

MBA Courses

Management, Economic Growth and Society
First Year Global Economies and Markets

Featured Video

Highlights of a Darden Case Study Class

This video shows excerpts from an hour and a half MBA class taught by Professor Peter Rodriguez at the University of Virginia Darden School of Business.