Marco Aponte-Moreno, PhD

An Associate Professor of Global Business and Leadership at the School of Economics and Business Administration, Aponte-Moreno's research explores the connection between leadership and the performing arts. He also specializes in leadership in Venezuelan politics. 

Marco Aponte-Moreno is an Associate Professor at the School of Economics and Business Administration, where he teaches graduate and undergraduate courses in leadership and global business. His research looks at how the arts in general, and theater in particular, can be used to develop leadership skills in cross-cultural settings. He also studies how the immigration experience shapes the way immigrants lead. Professor Aponte-Moreno is originally from Venezuela and has written extensively about his country's current economic and political crisis. His doctoral dissertation is the most comprehensive analysis to date on the use of metaphors in the leadership discourse of former Venezuelan president Hugo Chávez. 

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