Robert Salomon

Robert Salomon

Joined Stern 2005

Leonard N. Stern School of Business
Tisch Hall
40 West Fourth Street, 711
New York, NY 10012

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Robert Salomon is Professor and NEC Faculty Fellow of International Management at the NYU Stern School of Business. In 2023, Robert was named as the inaugural Dean of Stern at NYUAD, a joint business school initiative between the NYU Stern School of Business and NYU Abu Dhabi. Prior to his appointment as Dean of Stern at NYUAD, he served as Vice Dean for Executive Programs at NYU Stern.

Robert is an award-winning scholar and educator who has been teaching and conducting research on globalization and global strategy for over 20 years. He has been recognized as an outstanding educator and has received more than 10 commendations for “Excellence in Teaching” at NYU Stern. He was nominated for NYU Stern Professor of the Year, awarded the NYU Stern Faculty Leadership Award, and was named a NYU Stern Faculty Scholar in recognition of his outstanding teaching and dedication to student mentorship. He was named a "Favorite Business School Professor" in Poets and Quants and has been described in The Wall Street Journal as an educator who provides “brilliant distilled advice on business strategy.”

In addition to being a leading educator, Robert is also an award-winning management researcher. In 2019, the Academy of International Business awarded him the Silver Medal for exceptional intellectual contributions to the field of international business. He received the Emerald Citations of Excellence Award in 2015. He won the 2006 IABS Best Article Award, the 2003 Haynes Best Paper Prize, the 2003 William H. Newman Award, and the 2002 Barry M. Richman Prize. He was nominated for the Richard N. Farmer Award; was a finalist for the Gunnar Hedlund Medal; and was runner-up in the 2001 INFORMS Dissertation Competition. His research articles have been nominated four times for Best Paper at the Academy of Management meetings. Members of the International Division of the Academy of Management recognized him as a “Thought Leader” in 2013, and again in 2019.

Research Interests

  • International Expansion and Governance
  • Foriegn Entry and Location Decisions
  • Cross-Border Knowledge Transfer
  • International Trade
  • Globalization

Courses Taught

  • Corporate Strategy
  • Global Strategy
  • International Business

Academic Background

Ph.D., Strategy and International Business, 2002
NYU Stern School of Business

M.Phil., Strategy and International Business, 2000
NYU Stern School of Business

B.B.A., Finance, 1995
University of Michigan Ross School of Business

Awards & Appointments

Silver Medal for exceptional intellectual contributions to the field of International Business Academy of International Business 2019

Areas of Expertise


  • Business Strategy
  • Currencies & Foreign Exchange
  • Emerging Markets
  • Globalization & Trade
  • International Economic Policy


  • Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)


  • Asset Management
  • Corporate Finance
  • Executive Pay
  • Mergers & Acquisitions