Coordinator, Student Activities and Competitions

Salomao Alencar De Farias

Dr. De Farias is a professor of Marketing and International Business and holds a Doctor degree from the School of Economics and Business, University of Sao Paulo, Brazil. Prior to joining GSU, he served as a tenured faculty member at the School of Business, Federal University of Pernambuco and taught at other places as visiting faculty, including Breda University (Netherlands), and Central Piedmont Community College as a Scholar-in-Residence with a Fulbright grant.

His academic activities include coordinating the business graduate program at the university of Pernambuco (Ph.D. and MBA programs), member on the Marketing scientific committee for the Brazilian Academy of Management Meeting (ENANPAD), Area Committee member at CNPq federal Brazilian agency, Editor of BAR – Brazilian Administration Review, among others. Dr. De Farias was an exchange student at Vanderbilt University’s School of Management, Visiting Researcher at Auburn University’s College of Business and Georgia State University – Institute of International Business.

His prior work experience includes retail, developing executive training programs, designing research projects, study abroad programs, grant proposals, and coordinating a research center at UFPE university, Brazil.