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MARCELO BUCHELI
Associate Professor
Department of Business Administration, College of Business
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
198 Wohlers Hall, Champaign, IL 61820
United States of America
mbucheli@illinois.edu

EMPLOYMENT

Associate Professor, Department of Business Administration, University of Illinois (Urbana-Champaign), 2011- present.

Associate Professor, Department of History, University of Illinois (Urbana-Champaign), 2011-2016 (25% appointment).

Assistant Professor, Department of Business Administration and Department of History, University of Illinois (Urbana-Champaign), 2005-2011.

Assistant Professor, Department of Economics, Universidad de los Andes (Colombia), 2004.

EDUCATION

Ph.D. in History, Stanford University, 2002.

Dissertation committee: Stephen Haber (advisor), Gavin Wright, and John Wirth.

M.A. in History, Stanford University, 1998.

M. A. in Economics, Universidad de los Andes, Bogotá, Colombia, 1993.

B.S. in Economics, Universidad de los Andes, Bogotá, Colombia, 1991.

AWARDS AND HONORS

Fellowships

Center for Advanced Study Associate, University of Illinois (campus-wide competition), 2019-2020.

John H. Dunning Fellow in International Business, Henley Business School, University of Reading, 2014-2017

Center for Advanced Study Fellow, University of Illinois (campus-wide competition), 2009-2010

Harvard-Newcomen Fellow in Business History, Harvard Business School, 2004-2005

Academic Recognitions

Finalist, Best Paper Award in International Corporate Governance, Academy of Management Meeting, Vancouver (with Erica Salvaj and Minyoung Kim), 2015

Mira Wilkins Award in International Business History, 2011

Petroleum History Institute Article of the Year Award, 2009

Newcomen-Harvard Award for the best article published in Business History Review, 2004.

Visiting Appointments

2020-2021 Visiting Lecturer (Global Strategy), the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania.

2013 Visiting Professor, École Polytechnique, Paris, France

Teaching Recognitions

2018 MBA Teaching Excellence Award, Gies College of Business, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

2017 MBA Teaching Excellence Award, Gies College of Business, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

2016-2017 MBA Best Storyteller Award, Gies College of Business, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

2015 MBA Teaching Excellence Award, Gies College of Business, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Included in the University of Illinois campus list of Excellent Teachers based on student evaluations for Executive MBA, full time MBA, business undergraduate and history undergraduate courses (2008, 2009, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2015, 2016, 2017).

 

PUBLICATIONS


BOOKS

Research monograph

Bucheli, Marcelo (2005) Bananas and Business: The United Fruit Company in Colombia, 1899-2000 (New York: New York University Press). Spanish translation published by Ediciones Uniandes (Bogotá), 2013.

Edited collections

Basualdo, Victoria, Hartmut Berghoff, and Marcelo Bucheli (eds.) (2021) Big Business and Dictatorships in Latin America: A Transnational History of Profits and Repression (New York: Palgrave).

Lluch, Andrea, Martín Monsalve Zanatti, and Marcelo Bucheli (eds.) (2021) Historia empresarial en América Latina: Temas, debates y problemas (Bogota and Lima: Universidad de los Andes/Universidad del Pacífico)

Bucheli, Marcelo and R. Daniel Wadhwani (eds.) (2014) Organizations in Time: History, Theory, Methods (Oxford: Oxford University Press). First paperback edition 2015. Japanese translation in progress.


ARTICLES IN REFEREED JOURNALS

Minefee, Ishva and Marcelo Bucheli (2021), “MNC Responses to International NGO Activist Campaigns: Evidence from Royal Dutch/Shell in Apartheid South Africa. Journal of International Business Studies, Vol. 52, No. 5: 971-998.

Bucheli, Marcelo and Stephanie Decker (2021), “Expropriations of Foreign Property and Political Alliances: A Business Historical Approach,” Enterprise and Society, Vol. 22, No. 1: 247 – 284.

Medina, Luis Fernando, Marcelo Bucheli and Minyoung Kim (2019), “Good Friends in High Places: Politico-Economic Determinants of the Expropriation and Taxation of Multinational Firms,” Journal of International Business Policy, Vol. 2, No. 2: 119-141 [Lead article].

Bucheli, Marcelo, Erica Salvaj, and Minyoung Kim (2019), “Better Together: How Multinationals Come Together with Business Groups in Times of Economic and Political Transitions,” Global Strategy Journal, Vol. 9, No. 2: 176-207 [Lead article].

Bucheli, Marcelo and Erica Salvaj (2018), “Political Connections, the Liability of Foreignness, and Legitimacy: A Business Historical Study of Multinationals’ Strategies in Chile,” Global Strategy Journal, Vol. 8, No. 3: 399-420.

Bucheli, Marcelo and Minyoung Kim (2017), “Institutional Environment Legitimacy, Property Rights, and Institutional Arrangements,” Academy of Management Best Paper Proceedings, January: 11618.

Durán, Xavier and Marcelo Bucheli (2017), “Holding Up the Empire: Colombia, American Oil Interests, and the 1921 Urrutia-Thomson Treaty,” Journal of Economic History, vol. 77. No. 1: 251- 284.  

Berkowitz, Heloïse, Marcelo Bucheli, and Hervé Dumez (2017), “Collectively Designing CSR Through Meta-Organizations: A Case Study for the Oil and Gas Industry,” Journal of Business Ethics, vol. 143, No. 4: 753-769.

Bucheli, Marcelo, Erica Salvaj, and Minyoung Kim (2015), “Non-Market Strategies During Transitions: The Case of Chile,” Academy of Management Best Paper Proceedings, January: 10886.

Bucheli, Marcelo and Minyoung Kim (2015), “Attacked from Both Sides: A Dynamic Model of Multinational Corporations’ Strategies for Protection of their Property Rights,” Global Strategy Journal, vol. 5, No. 1: 1-26. [Lead article]

Bucheli, Marcelo and Erica Salvaj (2014) “Adaptation Strategies of Multinational Corporations, State-Owned Enterprises, and Business Groups to Economic and Political Transitions: A Network Analysis of the Chilean Telecommunications Sector, 1958-2005,” Enterprise and Society, vol. 15, No. 3: 534-576.

Bucheli, Marcelo and Gonzalo Romero Sommer (2014) “Multinational Corporations, Property Rights, and Legitimization Strategies: US Investors in the Argentine and Peruvian Oil Industries,” Australian Economic History Review, vol. 54, No. 2: 146-164.

Bucheli, Marcelo and Erica Salvaj (2013), “Reputation and Political Legitimacy: ITT in Chile, 1920-1972,” Business History Review, vol. 87, No. 4: 729-755.

Bucheli, Marcelo and Minyoung Kim (2012), “Political Institutional Change, Obsolescing Legitimacy, and Multinational Corporations: The Case of the Central American Banana Industry,” Management International Review, Vol. 52, No. 6: 847-877.

Bucheli, Marcelo (2010) “Major Trends in the Historiography of the Latin American Oil Industry,” Business History Review, vol. 84, No. 2: 339-362.

Bucheli, Marcelo and Ruth Aguilera (2010) “Political Survival, Energy Policies, and Multinational Corporations: A Historical Study for Standard Oil of New Jersey in Colombia, Mexico, and Venezuela in the Twentieth Century,” Management International Review, vol. 50, No. 3: 347-378.

Bucheli, Marcelo, Joseph Mahoney, and Paul Vaaler (2010)  “Chandler’s Living Scholarship: The Visible Hand of Vertical Integration in Nineteenth Century America Seen Under a Twentieth-First Century Transaction Costs Economics Lens,” Journal of Management Studies, vol. 47, No. 5: 859-883.

Bucheli, Marcelo (2010) “Multinational Corporations, Business Groups, and Economic Nationalism: Standard Oil (New Jersey), Royal Dutch-Shell, and Energy Politics in Chile, 1913-2005,” Enterprise and Society, vol. 11, No. 2: 350-399.

* Winner of the 2011 Mira Wilkins Award in International Business History

Bucheli, Marcelo (2009) “Canadian Multinational Corporations and Economic Nationalism: The Case of Imperial Oil Limited in Alberta (Canada) and Colombia, 1899-1938,” Entreprises et Histoire, No. 54 (April): 67-85.

* Winner of the 2009 Petroleum History Institute Article of the Year Award

Bucheli, Marcelo and Erica Salvaj (2009) “Embrace Your Enemy,” Harvard Business Review, vol. 87, No. 5 (May): 22-23.

Bucheli, Marcelo (2008) “Negotiating Under the Monroe Doctrine: Weetman Pearson and the Origins of US Control of Colombian Oil,” Business History Review, vol. 82 (Autumn): 529-553.

Bucheli, Marcelo (2008) “Multinational Corporations, Totalitarian Regimes, and Economic Nationalism: United Fruit Company in Central America, 1899-1975,” Business History, vol. 50, No. 4 (July): 433-454.

Bucheli, Marcelo (2005) “Banana War Maneuvers,” Harvard Business Review, vol. 83, No. 11 (November): 22-24.

Bucheli, Marcelo (2004). “Enforcing Business Contracts in South America: The United Fruit Company and the Colombian Banana Planters in the Twentieth Century,” Business History Review, vol. 78, No. 2 (Summer): 181-212. [Lead article]

* Winner of the 2004 Newcomen-Harvard Article Award

Bucheli, Marcelo (1997). “United Fruit Company in Colombia: Impact of Labor Relations and Governmental Regulations on its Operations, 1948-1968,” Essays in Economic and Business History, vol. 15:  65-84.

Bucheli, Marcelo (1995). “Sindicalismo y prensa entre los contratos petroleros: estudio histórico para Colombia,” Desarrollo y Sociedad,  No. 35 (March): 27-52.

Bucheli, Marcelo (1992). “La caída de la Zona Bananera de Santa Marta durante la década de los sesenta,” Historia Crítica, No. 4, 1992.

CHAPTERS IN EDITED VOLUMES

Basualdo, Victoria, Hartmut Berghoff, and Marcelo Bucheli (2021), “Crime and (No) Punishment: Business Corporations and Dictatorships,” in Victoria Basualdo, Hartmut Berghoff, and Marcelo Bucheli (Eds.), Big Business and Dictatorships in Latin America: A Transnational History of Profits and Repression (New York: Palgrave): 1-33.

Bucheli, Marcelo (2021), “Slippery Alliances in Central America: Multinationals, Dictators, and (Under) Development Policies,”in Victoria Basualdo, Hartmut Berghoff, and Marcelo Bucheli (Eds.), Big Business and Dictatorships in Latin America: A Transnational History of Profits and Repression (New York: Palgrave): 373- 397.

Lluch, Andrea, Martín Monsalve Zanatti, and Marcelo Bucheli (2021), “Introducción,” in Andrea Lluch, Martín Monsalve Zanatti, and Marcelo Bucheli (eds.), Historia empresarial en América Latina: Temas, debates y problemas (Bogota and Lima: Universidad de los Andes/Universidad del Pacífico): 11-19.

Bucheli, Marcelo (2021), “Empresas multinacionales en la historia de América Latina,” in in Andrea Lluch, Martín Monsalve Zanatti, and Marcelo Bucheli (eds.), Historia empresarial en América Latina: Temas, debates y problemas (Bogota and Lima: Universidad de los Andes/Universidad del Pacífico): 261-281.

Minefee, Ishva and Marcelo Bucheli (2020), “Combating Corruption in Global Business: From the Cold War to the End of the Second Global Economy,” in Teresa Da Silva Lopes, Christina Lubinski, and Heidi Tworek (eds.), The Routledge Companion to the Makers of Global Business (New York: Routledge).

Bucheli, Marcelo (2019), National Oil Companies and Political Coalitions: Venezuela and Colombia, 1910-76,” in Andreas Sanders, Pal Thonstad Sandvik, and Espen Storli (eds.), The Political Economy of Resource Regulation: An International and Comparative History, 1850-2015 (Vancouver: University of British Columbia Press): 96-117.

Bucheli, Marcelo (2019), “Economic Policy and Foreign Capital in the Creation and Rise of Copec,” in Manuel Llorca-Jaña, Rory Miller, and Diego Barría (eds.), Capitalists, Business, and State-Building in Chile (New York: Palgrave): 169- 184.

Bucheli, Marcelo (2019), “From Cold War to the Washington Consensus: Evolution of Multinational Corporations’ Strategies in Chile,” in Neil Forbes, Takafumi Kurosawa, and Ben Wubs (eds), Multinational Enterprise, Political Risk, and Organizational Change: From Total War to Cold War (New York: Routledge): 214-236.

Hikino, Takashi and Marcelo Bucheli (2018), “The United States Before the Mid-20th Century: The Strange Career of Business Groups in Industrial Development,” in Asli Colpan and Takashi Hikino (eds.), Business Groups in the West: Origins, Evolution, and Resilience (Oxford: Oxford University Press): 377-401.

Bucheli, Marcelo (2018), “Política económica, capital extranjero y la creación de COPEC,” in Manuel Llorca-Jaña and Diego Barría (eds.), Empresas y empresarios en la historia de Chile (Santiago: Editorial Universitaria).

Bucheli, Marcelo (2018), “United Fruit Company en el Magdalena en el siglo XX: análisis de sus operaciones en el contexto internacional,” in Jorge Enrique Elías-Caro and Joaquín Viloria de la Hoz (eds.), Historia de Santa Marta y el “Magdalena Grande:” Del período Nahuange al siglo XXI (Santa Marta: Universidad del Magdalena): 253-272.

Bucheli, Marcelo (2015), “Multinationals, Business Groups, and Chile’s Energy Policies,” in Geoffrey Jones and Andrea Lluch (eds.), The Impact of Globalization in Argentina and Chile: Business Enterprises and Entrepreneurship (Chetelham: Edward Elgar): 77-107.

Bucheli, Marcelo and Luis Felipe Sáenz (2014), “Export Protectionism and the Great Depression: Multinational Corporations, Domestic Elite, and Export Policies in Colombia,” in Paulo Drinot and Alan Knight (eds.), The Great Depression in Latin America (Durham: Duke University Press): 129-159.

Wadhwani, R. Daniel and Marcelo Bucheli, (2014), “The Future of the Past in Management and Organizational Studies,” in Marcelo Bucheli and R. Daniel Wadhwani (eds.), Organizations in Time: History, Theory, Methods (Oxford: Oxford University Press): 3-29.

Bucheli, Marcelo and Jin-Uk Kim (2014), “The State as a Historical Construct in Organization Studies,” in Marcelo Bucheli and R. Daniel Wadhwani (eds.), Organizations in Time: History, Theory, Methods (Oxford: Oxford University Press): 241-262.

Kipping, Matthias, R. Daniel Wadhwani, and Marcelo Bucheli (2014), “Analyzing and Interpreting Historical Sources: A Basic Methodology,” in Marcelo Bucheli and R. Daniel Wadhwani (eds.), Organizations in Time: History, Theory, Methods (Oxford: Oxford University Press): 305-329.

Bucheli, Marcelo (2011), “Empresas multinacionales, grupos económicos y nacionalismo petrolero: Shell, Esso, Copec y el estado chileno, 1913-2005,” in Geoffrey Jones and Andrea Lluch (eds.), El impacto histórico de la globalización en Argentina y Chile (Buenos Aires: Temas).

Bucheli, Marcelo and Ian Read (2006) “Banana Boats and Baby Food: The Banana in US History” in Zephyr Frank, Carlos Marichal, and Steven Topik (eds.), From Silver to Cocaine: Latin American Commodity Chains and the Building of the World Economy (Durham: Duke University Press): 204-227.

Bucheli, Marcelo (2003) “United Fruit Company in Latin America” in Mark Moeberg and Steve Striffler (eds.), Banana Wars: Power, Production, and History in the Americas (Durham: Duke University Press)

Bucheli, Marcelo (2003) “Tras la visita del Señor Herbert: United Fruit Company, elite local y movimiento obrero en Colombia, 1900-1970” in Carlos Dávila (ed.), Empresas y empresarios en la historia de Colombia, siglos 19 y 20 (Bogotá: Universidad de los Andes/Norma).

HARVARD BUSINESS SCHOOL CASE

Bucheli, Marcelo and Geoffrey Jones (2005) “The Octopus and the Generals: United Fruit Company in Guatemala,” Harvard Business School Case 9-805-146.

ARTICLES FOR PRACTITIONERS

Bucheli, Marcelo (2013) “A Different Game for the Region,” Latin Trade, November: 46-47.

Bucheli, Marcelo and Luis Felipe Sáenz (2013) “Colombia’s Coffee Producers Reprise Export Protectionism,” Bloomberg View (www.bloomberg.com), March 22.

OTHER PUBLICATIONS

NON-PEER REVIEWED SCHOLARLY ARTICLES AND ESSAYS

Bucheli, Marcelo and R. Daniel Wadhwani (2014) “A Return to the Past: History and Organization Studies,” Le Libellio, vol. 10, No. 1: 5-13.

Bucheli, Marcelo (2013) “Integrating Business History in a Friendly Environment Where No Previous Tradition Existed,” in Geoffrey Jones and Walter Friedman (eds.), Teaching Business History: Insights and Debates (Boston: Harvard Business School Publishing).

Bucheli, Marcelo (2011) “Oil Nationalism, Property Rights, and Political Regimes: A Comparative Study of Colombia and Mexico in the Twentieth Century,” in Alain Beltran (ed.), Oil Producing Countries and Oil Companies (Brussels: Peter Lang).

Bucheli, Marcelo (1994) Empresas multinacionales y enclaves agrícolas: el caso de United Fruit en Magdalena y Urabá, Colombia (1948-1968) (Bogota: Universidad de los Andes)

 REPUBLICATIONS AND TRANSLATIONS

Book

Bucheli, Marcelo (2013) Después de la hojarasca: United Fruit Company en Colombia, 1899-2000 (Bogotá: Universidad de los Andes): Spanish translation of Bananas and Business.

 Articles and essays

Bucheli, Marcelo and Ian Read (2017) “Barcos bananeros y alimentos infantiles: el plátano en la historia de Estados Unidos,” in Carlos Marichal, Zephyr Frank, and Steven Topik (eds.), De la plata a la cocaína: cinco siglos de historia económica de América Latina (Mexico: Fondo de Cultura Económica): 287-320. Translation of Bucheli & Read (2006), “Banana Boats and Baby Food.”

Bucheli, Marcelo and Luis Felipe Sáenz (2015) “Proteccionismo exportador y la Gran Depresión: compañías multinacionales, elite doméstica y políticas de exportación de Colombia,” in Paulo Drinot and Alan Knight (eds.), La Gran Depresión en América Latina (Mexico: Fondo de Cultura Económica). Translation of Bucheli and Sáenz (2014), “Export Protectionism.”

Bucheli, Marcelo (2007) “United Fruit in Latin America” in Geoffrey Jones and R. Daniel Wadhwani (eds.) Globalization and Entrepreneurship (Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar). Republication of Chapter 3 of Bananas and Business.

BOOK REVIEWS

Bucheli, Marcelo (2021) Review of Britain and the Growth of US Hegemony in Twentieth-Century Latin America (New York: Palgrave, 2021), Business History Review, forthcoming.

Bucheli, Marcelo (2020) Review of Empire in Retreat: The Past, Present, and Future of the United States (New Haven: Yale University Press, 2018) by Victor Bulmer-Thomas, Journal of Economic History, Vol. 80, No. 2: 622-623.

Bucheli, Marcelo (2020), Review of Londres en Caracas, La Haya en Maracaibo: Retos empresariales de Royal Dutch-Shell en la industria petrolera venezolana entre 1943-1958 (Caracas: Fundación Bancaribe, 2019) by Alejandro Cáceres, Business History Review, vol. 94, No. 2: 472-475.

Bucheli, Marcelo (2017) Review of Evolution of Family Business: Continuities and Change in Latin America and Spain (Cheltenham: Edward Elgar), edited by Paloma Fernández-Pérez and Andrea Lluch, Business History Review, vol. 91, No. 1: 204-206.

Bucheli, Marcelo (2105) Review of Entrepreneurship and Multinationals: Global Business and the Making of the Modern World (Cheltenham: Edward Elgar, 2013) by Geoffrey Jones, Business History Review, vol. 89, No. 3: 578-580.

Bucheli, Marcelo (2015) Review of The Business of Empire: United Fruit, Race, and U.S. Expansion in Central America (Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2011) by Jason Colby.  Enterprise and Society,

Bucheli, Marcelo (2015) Review of The Empire Trap: The Rise and Fall of U.S. Intervention to Protect American Property Overseas (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2013) by Noel Maurer.  Economic History Review, vol. 68, No. 3: 1101-1102.

Bucheli, Marcelo (2014) Review of Resources for Reform: Oil and Neoliberalism in Argentina (Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2012) by Elana Shever.  Journal of Latin American Studies, vol. 46, No. 1: 218-220.

Bucheli, Marcelo (2014) Review of British Lions and Mexican Eagles: Business, Politics, and Empire in the Career of Weetman Pearson in Mexico, 1899-1919 (Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2011), by Paul Garner.  Business History Review, vol. 88, No. 1: 212-215.

Bucheli, Marcelo (2011) Review of From Windfall to Curse? Oil and Industrialization in Venezuela, 1920 to the Present (University Park: The Pennsylvania State University Press, 2009) by Jonathan Di John.  Business History Review, vol. 85, No. 3: 219-221.

Bucheli, Marcelo (2010) Review of The Enduring Legacy: Oil, Culture, and Society in Venezuela (Durham: Duke University Press, 2009) by Miguel Tinker Salas.  Business History Review, vol. 84, No. 1: 192-194.

Bucheli, Marcelo (2009) Review of Colombia and the United States: The Making of an Inter-American Alliance, 1939-1960 (Kent [Ohio]: Kent State University Press, 2008) by Bradley Lynn Coleman.  Diplomacy and Statecraft, vol. 20, No. 1 (March): 185-187.

Bucheli, Marcelo (2009) Review of The Ecology of Oil: Environment, Labor, and the Mexican Revolution, 1900-1938 (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2006) by Myrna I. Santiago.  Business History Review, Vol. 82, No. 4:  878-880.

Bucheli, Marcelo (2009) Review of Plantation Jamaica 1750-1850: Capital and Control in a Colonial Economy (Mona: University of West Indies Press, 2005) by B. W. Higman. Business History, Vol. 51, No. 2: 299-300

Bucheli, Marcelo (2008) Review of The Banana: Empires, Trade Wars and Globalization (Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2008) by James Wiley.  E-H Net (Economic History Net), October.

Bucheli, Marcelo (2008) Review of Labor-Management Relations in Puerto Rico During the Twentieth Century (Gainsville: University Press of Florida, 2006) by Arleen Hernández-Díaz.  Bulletin of Latin American Research, Vol. 27, No. 3: 431-433.

Bucheli, Marcelo (2008) Review of The Birth of Big Business in the United States (Westport: Praeger, 2006) by David O. Whitten and Bessie E. Whitten.  Business History Review, vol. 81.

Bucheli, Marcelo (2007) Review of From Orchard to Markets: An Account on the Development of the Fruit and Vegetable Trade in the UK (London: Lockwood Press, 2005) by Peter Davies and David Hope-Mason. Business History, Vol. 47, No. 1, January: 112-113.

Bucheli, Marcelo (2005) Review of The European Cable Companies in South America before the First World War (Helsinki: Academia Scientiarum Fennica, 2004) by Jorma Ahvenainen, Enterprise and Society, Vol. 6, No. 2, September: 508-510.

Bucheli, Marcelo (2003) Review of The Sword of Damocles: The IMF, the World Bank, and US Foreign Policy in Colombia and Chile (Westport, CT: Praeger, 2002) by Jon Kofas. Journal of Economic History, Vol. 63, No. 2, June: 610-612.

ENCYCLOPEDIA AND MUSEUM CATALOG CONTRIBUTIONS

Bucheli, Marcelo (2005) “United Fruit Company,” in Charles Geisst (ed.), Encyclopedia of American Business History (London: Facts on File)

Bucheli, Marcelo (2004) “United Fruit Company,” in John J. McCusker (ed.), History of World Trade Since 1450 (New York: Macmillan Reference USA)

Bucheli, Marcelo (2004) “Colombia,” in Carl Skutsch (ed.), Encyclopedia of the World’s Minorities (New York: Routledge)

Bucheli, Marcelo (2003) “Chronologie der Geschichte des Bananenbaus und des Handels in MittelAmerika,” in Christina Bargholz, Tanz um die Banane: Handelsware und Kultobjekt (Hamburg: Museum der Arbeit/Doelling und Galitz Verlag). French expanded version in “Histoire de l’United Fruit Company, de la culture et du commerce de la banane,” in Christina Bargholz, Sacrée Banane! Profits et Passions (Vevey: Foundation Alimentarium, 2006).

TEACHING

(*) Indicates courses with student evaluations ranking Marcelo Bucheli among the top teachers in the institution in which the course was taught.

INSTRUCTOR

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Department of Business Administration (2005- present):

  • International Business (undergraduate) (*)
  • Global Business History (MBA) (*)
  • Global Strategy (Executive MBA (*), MBA (*), and online MBA)
  • Political Economy of International Business (PhD) (*)

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Department of History (2005- 2016):

  • Latin American Economic History (undergraduate) (*)
  • Global Business History (undergraduate) (*)

Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania (2019, 2020)

  • Global Strategy (MBA)

Harvard Business School (2004)

  • Business History (MBA)

Kyoto University, Department of Economics (2017)

  • Historical Approaches to Business and Economics (PhD)

Chinese University of Hong Kong, Department of Business Administration (Summer 2014)

  • International Business (undergraduate)

Universidad de los Andes (Colombia), Department of Economics, (2004 and Summers of 2009, 2011, 2013, 2016)

  • Global Economic History (undergraduate/Masters) (*)

Stanford University, Department of History (2001-2003)

  • Latin American History (undergraduate)

Universidad de los Andes, Department of History (junior lecturer 1993-1994)
• History of the Transition from Feudalism to Capitalism (undergraduate)

Universidad Javeriana (Colombia), Department of Economics (junior lecturer 1994)

  • Seminar on Adam Smith, David Ricardo, and Karl Marx (undergraduate)

 TEACHING RECOGNITIONS

2014-2015 MBA Teaching Excellence Award, College of Business, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Included in the University of Illinois list of excellent teachers based on student evaluations for the following courses:

Creating the Global Economy (MBA): 2008, 2009, 2012, 2013, 2015, 2016.

Global Strategy (MBA): 2016

Global Strategy (Executive MBA): 2016

International Business (Business undergraduate): 2011, 2012, 2016

Global Economic History (History undergraduate): 2011, 2016

Political Economy of International Business (PhD): 2011

Faculty of the Month Award by the Fusion Undergraduate Student Organization (University of Illinois) for the course International Business (February, 2011).

Nominated for the Excellence in Teaching Prize as a Teaching Assistant, Stanford University, 1998, 1999.

TEACHING TRAINING AND DEVELOPMENT

Creator and instructor of online Global Strategy course for Coursera and University of Illinois online MBA (2016-2017)

Creator and instructor of the International Business Online Course, University of Illinois (2014-2017)

Creator of the introductory course for the “Global Business Institutions and Society” minor, College of Liberal Arts, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (2012-2015).

Invited speaker at the “Business History: Incorporating New Research into Course Development Workshop,” Harvard Business School, Boston, June 2012.

Center for Teaching Excellence Training Program for the Business School, University of Illinois, 2005, 2006.

Center for International Business Education and Research (CIBER) Faculty Development Program, China, 2006.

STEP Program for Teaching the Case Method, Harvard Business School, 2004.

 DISSERTATION AND THESES COMMITTEES

Dissertation Chair

Bradley Skousen, PhD. Department of Business Administration, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Senior lecturer, Fisher College of Business, Ohio State University

Ishva Minefee, PhD. Department of Business Administration, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Assistant professor at Iowa State University.

Dissertation Committee Member

Juana Afanador, École des hautes études en sciences sociales, Paris, France. Thesis: “La route vers la mer (Urabá, Antioquia- Colombie): un projét de developpement imprévisible.” Chair: Alain Musset.

José Quintana, Henley Business School, University of Reading (UK).  Thesis: “Structure, Organization and Evolution of Colombian Business Groups.” Chair: Rajneesh Narula.

Ellen Tillman, Department of History, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2010. Thesis: “Imperialism Revisited: Military, Society, and US Occupation in the Dominican Republic.”

Chair: Nils Jacobsen.

M.A. Thesis Committee Member

Jorge Valencia, School of Economics, Universidad de los Andes, 2013. Thesis: “Conflictos internos posteriores a la independencia como canal de transmisión de instituciones coloniales.”

Undergraduate Thesis Committee Member

Lara Sanoica, School of Liberal Arts and Sciences, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2013. Thesis: “Copper and the Role of Extractive Industry Ownership for Economic Growth.”

RESEARCH GRANTS

University of Illinois Campus Research Board Grant, 2014, 2015.

Center for International Business Education and Research Grant, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2014.

Lemann Center for Brazilian Studies Research Grant, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2011.

Center for International Business Education and Research Grant, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2011

Canadian Government Research Grant for US-Canadian Studies.  Canadian Embassy in Washington DC, USA. Awarded in December 2006.

Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies, University of Illinois (Urbana-Champaign).  Travel research grant.  Awarded in December 2006

Center for International Business Education and Research Grant,  University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2006

The Andrew W. Mellon Dissertation Write-up Fellowship. Stanford University, 1999-2000

The Admiral and Mrs. John E. Lee Fund, The Social Science History Institute, Stanford University, Summer, 1999

The Andrew W. Mellon Summer Research Fellowship, Stanford University, 1998

The Center for Latin American Studies Summer Research Fellowship. Stanford University, 1997

Department of History Fellowship, Stanford University, 1996-98

The Ayacucho Fellowship, Center for Latin American Studies, Stanford University, 1995-96

University of Cambridge Summer Fellowships, University of Cambridge, Great Britain, 1993

 SERVICE

PROFESSIONAL SERVICE

Co-chair of the Program Organizing Committee for the 2019 Business History Conference (Cartagena, Colombia).

Program Organizing Committee member for the 2016 Business History Conference (Portland).

Elected Trustee, Business History Conference (2011-2013)

Chair, John Rovensky Fellowship in US Business and Economic History Committee, University of Illinois Foundation (2014 – present)

Chair, Ralph Gomory Book Prize Committee, Business History Conference (2012)

Committee member, Philip Scranton Award for the Best Article in Enterprise and Society (2017-present)

EDITORIAL

Editorial Advisory Board Member, Business History Review (2015- present)

Book Review Editorial Board Member, Business History Review (2007-2015)

Associate Editor for Book Reviews, Enterprise and Society (2009-2012)

Associate Editor, International Journal of Organizational Analysis (2010-2011)

Editorial Review Member, Management International Review (2010- 2020)

Editorial Board Member, Revista Historia Crítica (1994-1995)

Advisory Board Member, Cuadernos de Economía (Colombia) (2009- 2018)

REFEREE AND REVIEWER

Tenure case

Fox School of Business, Temple University (2018)

Conferences

Reviewer of papers submitted to the Academy of International Business Meeting (2006, 2010, 2014, 2016, 2018), the Academy of Management Meeting (2007, 2010, 2015, 2016), and the Strategic Management Meeting (2013)

Journals

Ad-hoc referee for the following journals:  Academy of Management Perspectives, Academy of Management Review, Advances in International Management, Business History, Business History Review, Caribbean Studies, Corporate Governance: An International Review, Critical Historical Studies, Enterprise and Society, Explorations in Economic History, Historia Crítica, Journal of Agricultural and Food, Industrial Organization, Journal of Business Research, Journal of Global Policy, Journal of International Business Studies, Journal of International Trade and Economic Development, Journal for Latin American Studies, Journal of Management Studies, Journal of Peace and Change, Journal of World Business, Management and Organizational History, Management International Review, Mundo Agrario (Argentina), Organization Science, Organization Studies, Revista de Ciencia Política (Chile), Revista de Historia Industrial (Spain), Strategic Management Journal.

Academic Presses

External book manuscripts:

Columbia University Press (2015)

Routledge (2011, 2013)

Ediciones Uniandes (2013)

Palgrave Macmillan (2019)

External Grant Reviewer

 FONDECYT (Chile’s National Science Endowment) (2016)

Canadian Social Science and Humanities Research Council (2015)

University of Illinois Research Board (2010, 2012, 2015)

Montana State University, Center for Latin American Studies (2010)

UNIVERSITY SERVICE

 Campus level

Elected senator at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Faculty Senate for the College of Business, 2014-2016.

Elected member of the Campus Faculty Advisory Committee, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2014-2016.

Co-chair (with Mahir Saul) of the committee in charge of creating the Global Markets and Society Specialization, School of Liberal Arts and Sciences, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2012-2015

 Center for Latin American Studies, Executive Committee Member, 2009-2011.

Tinker Fellowship Committee Member, Center for Latin American Studies, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2009-2012.

 Fulbright Fellowships evaluator, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2013

Sheth Distinguished Faculty Award for International Achievement Committee Member, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2013.

College level

Online Programs Academic Committee Member, Gies College of Business, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2020- present.

Chair, Education Policy Committee, Gies College of Business, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2013.

Departmental level

Business Administration Online Programs Committee Member, Department of Business Administration, Gies College of Business, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2020- present.

Business Administration Online Strategic Initiatives Committee Member, Department of Business Administration, Gies College of Business, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2020- present.

Hiring Committee Teaching Assistant Professor Member, Department of Business Administration, Gies College of Business, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2020- present.

Chair, Graduate Studies, Department of Business Administration, Gies College of Business, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2018- 2019.

Elected area leader of the International Business group, Department of Business Administration, Gies College of Business, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2016- 2017.

Elected member of the Departmental Advisory Committee, Department of Business Administration, Gies College of Business, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2014-2016, 2017- 2019. 

ACADEMIC MEMBERSHIPS

• The Business History Conference, since 1998.
• The Academy of International Business, since 2004
• The American Historical Association, since 2001.
• The Academy of Management, since 2006.

MEDIA APPEARANCES

Interviewed for the Netflix documentary series Cuba Libre (2017, directed by Emmanuel Amara)

Interviewed for the BBC article “How Honduras Became a Banana Republic” (2017)

SCHOLARLY PRESENTATIONS

Caffeinated Memories: The Creation of Historical Narratives as Public Goods (co-authored with Luis Felipe Sáenz)

St. Hilda’s College, Oxford University (2019); Barnard College, Department of Economics, Columbia University (2019); Business History Conference (Cartagena, Colombia, 2019); Saïd Business School, Oxford University (2018), Business History Conference (Portland, 2016).

Expropriation of Foreign Property and Political Alliances (co-authored with Stephanie Decker)

Goodenough College (London, UK, 2019); Academy of International Business (Copenhagen, 2019); World Economic History Conference (Boston, 2018); World Business History Conference (Frankfurt, 2014); Ecole Polytechnique (Paris, 2014); Florida International University (2013); World Economic History Conference (Stellenbosch, South Africa) (2012); Business History Conference (Philadelphia) (2012); Universidad de los Andes (Bogotá, 2012).

The Colony Strikes Back: The Case of the Panama Reparations, Colombia, Jersey Standard, and the United States (co-authored with Xavier Durán)

University of Reading (2015), World Business History Conference (Frankfurt, 2015); Economic History Society Meeting (Columbus, Ohio, 2014); University of London (2013).

Non-Market Strategies During Transitions: The Case of the Chilean Business Groups (co-authored with Erica Salvaj and Minyoung Kim)

Drexel University (2017); Academy of International Business (New Orleans, 2016); George Washington University (2015); Best Paper in International Corporate Governance Award Session, Academy of Management (Vancouver, 2015); University of Reading (2014); University of Reading (2013); Loyola University (Chicago, 2013); Academy of Management Meeting (Chicago, 2009; Montreal, 2010); Academy of International Business (Rio de Janeiro, 2010).

Political Strategies of Multinational Corporations in the Chilean Telecommunications Sector

Universidad de Barcelona (2014); Universidad Autónoma de Madrid (2014); Said Business School, Oxford University (2010); ESCP Business School, Paris (2013), Université Toulouse (2013).

American Multinationals as Business Groups

Academy of International Business (Minneapolis, 2018); Business History Conference (Miami, 2015); Kyoto University (2014)

Historical Methods in Management Studies

Academy of Management (Atlanta, 2017); Academy of Management Meeting (Vancouver, 2010).

Institutional Environment and Legitimacy of Institutional Arrangements (co-authored with Minyoung Kim)

Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania (2018); Academy of Management Meeting (Atlanta, 2017).

Multinational Corporations and Energy Policies in Chile

Business History Conference (Milan, 2009); Harvard Business School (2008); University of Chicago (2008).

Relationships Between Foreign Capital and Authoritarian Regimes

University of Göttingen (2016); Universidad de Buenos Aires (2006), IBMEC University (Sao Paulo, Brazil) (2005), Fundaçao Getulio Vargas (Sao Paulo, Brazil) 2005.

Oil Nationalism in Latin America

Norwegian University of Science and Technology (Trondheim, 2013); Les relations entre companies petrolieres et etats producteurs Coloque International, Paris, France (2006).

Multinationals in Latin America in a Historical Perspective

Universidad del Pacífico (Lima, 2018).

OTHER

 LANGUAGES Spanish, native speaker level; Portuguese, reading, basic speaking

PERSONAL U. S. citizen