Carmen L. Martínez-López, Ph.D.
Office location: Classroom Building, Room 201
Department/Division: Dean School of Business and Professional Careers
Dr. Carmen Leonor Martínez-López earned her Ph.D. in international business in the area of management from the University of Texas–Pan American. She comes to us from Bergen Community College where she had been the dean of the Division of Business, Arts and Social Sciences. During her tenure at Bergen Community College, she led the creation of the new Fashion Apparel Design program, which was approved by the different levels of governance of the college and was launched in fall 2015.
From 2004 to 2014, she held a tenure-track position at the City University of New York (CUNY), Borough of Manhattan Community College (BMCC). She served as the deputy chair of the Business Management Department at BMCC. While at BMCC, she was the recipient of faculty development awards to research entrepreneurial cultures at two-year colleges and to create an entrepreneurial culture at BMCC. She was also the recipient of a Professional Staff Congress-CUNY Research Award entitled “Managerial Philosophies and Cooperative Capitalism.”
As a CUNY Faculty Senator, Dr. Martínez-López was an active member of several committees, but her passion was for the Student Affairs Committee where she was the chairperson. On the University Advisory Council on Diversity she represented the University Faculty Senate. In this capacity, she chaired the Proposal Committee for CUNY’s first Diversity Conference.
Dr. Martínez-López has published in The Journal of International Management Studies, The Review of Business Research, The International Journal of Business Research, and The International Journal of Knowledge, Culture and Change Management. Prior to coming to the United States, Dr. Martínez-López taught at Colombian and Mexican universities and served as the chairperson for the Department of Business Administration at Universidad ICESI in Cali, Colombia. Her career also includes extensive experience as a manager and consultant, where she designed and led the implementation of strategic management processes at Colombian companies.