Dr. Osorio is a Faculty at Rutgers Business School. He conducts research on urban
entrepreneurship, socioeconomic development process, and food security. He is a member of
the Chancellor’s Commission on Diversity and Transformation at Rutgers Newark, Fellow at
The Center for Urban Entrepreneurship & Economic Development (CUEED), a Senior Fellow
at Joseph C. Cornwall Center for Metropolitan Studies (Cornwall Center), and a member of the
Rutgers Business School Public-Private Community Partnership Program (RBS-PCPP). He is
a board member of several startups, community development corporations, and business
organizations. He is also an advisor to several Business Chambers and the New Jersey Latin-
American Consular Group (GLACO by its Spanish acronym).
Dr. Osorio received degrees from the University of Massachusetts (PhD and MBA) and
Universidad Popular Autonoma del Estado de Puebla, Puebla, Mexico (BA). He is the author
of several articles, edited books, book chapters, presentations, and reports. Before coming to
Academia, Dr. Osorio worked as CFO for a USD$100,000,000 research and development
project done in collaboration between the USA and Mexican Governments.