Teófilo Ozuna
Economy and Finance
Professor at the Department of Finance and Business Economics
+52 (81) 8625 6000 ext. 6186

Professor Ozuna has been distinguished by his leadership of academic groups in strategic research projects. He has managed several institutional research funds,  both public and private, of organizations such as The Inter-American Development Bank, Texas A&M University, the Department of Agriculture of the United States, the Texas Water Development Board, The Center for the Study of Western Hemispheric Trade, the Department of Commerce of the United States, and the National Water Commission of Mexico, amongst others.

He has developed his teaching and research interest in the areas of economics and finance, where he has served for more than two decades as professor and researcher at Texas A&M University, The University of Texas-Pan American, and various universities in Mexico and Central America, and currently at Tecnológico de Monterrey.

Throughout his academic career, he has received several awards and honors, such as an outstanding professor in Who’s Who Among America’s Teachers (2004 and 2005) and receiving the Best Paper Award in 2005 IBER (Business) & TLC (Teaching) Conference, Las Vegas (USA). He was distinguished professor of the University of Salamanca (Spain) in 2001 and has received several awards as outstanding professor in UPTA (2003-2004) and Texas A&M University (1991-1992).

He was Associate Dean of Research at EGADE Business School and has served as Dean of the College of Business Administration at The University of Texas-Pan American (USA).

    • Ph.D. Agricultural Economics
      Texas A&M University
  • Faculty Senator, UTPA 2002-2006
  • Faculty Senate Executive Committee, UTPA 2004-2006
  • Who’s Who Among America’s Teachers, 2005, National Academic Affairs
  • Best Paper Award, 2005 IBER (Business) & TLC (Teaching) Conference, Las Vegas, Nevada
  • Who’s Who Among America’s Teachers, 2004, National Academic Affairs
  • MBA Appreciation Award, 2004, UTPA
  • Outstanding Professor of the College of Business Administration Ph.D. Program, 2003, UTPA
  • Outstanding College of Business Administration MBA Faculty Member, 2002, UTPA
  • Provost’ Global Excellence Award, 2002, UTPA
  • Distinguish Professor, 2001, Universidad de Salamanca; Salamanca, Spain.
  • Outstanding Teaching Professor, 2000, The Public Service Masters Program of Texas A&M University and Universidad Centro Americana; Managua, Nicaragua.
  • Distinguish Professor of Economics, 1998; The Agribusiness Masters Program of Texas A&M University and Universidad del Valle de Guatemala; Guatemala.
  • Editor’s Citation for Excellence in Referring, Water Resources Research, 1994.
  • Outstanding Agricultural Economics Professor; 1991-1992, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX
  • Excellence in Scholarship Award, 1987, Edcouch-Elsa High School; Edcouch, TX
  1. Rodríguez, Linda C., Ivan Montiel, and Teofilo Ozuna, “A Conceptualization of How Firms Invest in CSB Based on Country Risk.” Business and Society, Vol. 53, (2014).
  2. Simpson, Marc, Jose F. Moreno, and Teofilo Ozuna, “The Makings of an Information Leader: The Intraday Price Discovery process for Individual Stocks in the DJIA.” Review of Quantitative Finance and Accountin, Vol. 38, (2012) 347-365.
  3. Rivas, Andres, Felice Policastro, and Teofilo Ozuna, “An Empirical Analysis of the Use of Derivatives by Banks in Brazil, Chile and Mexico.” Global Journal of International Business Research, Vol. 3, 4 (2010).
  4. Verma, Priti and Teofilo Ozuna, Jr., “International Stock Market Linkages and Spillovers: Evidence from Three Latin American Countries.” Latin American Business Review, Vol. 8, 4 (2007) 60-81.
  5. Grossman, Axel, Teofilo Ozuna, Jr., and Marc Simpson, “ADR Mispricing: Do Costly Arbitrage and Consumer Sentiment Explain the Price Deviation?” Journal of International Financial Markets, Institutions and Money Vol. 17, (2007) 36