Together for Good
Skip to main content area Skip to main navigation Skip to institutional navigation Skip to footer

Girard School of Business

Rodrigo Bandeira de Mello

Associate Professor


Rodrigo Bandeira de Mello was a visiting doctoral student at the Wharton School at University of Pennsylvania. He has also been a visiting professor at the University of Paris-Dauphine and University of Lyon III in France, and a visiting scholar at MIT.

Most recently, he was associate professor of strategy at Getulio Vargas Foundation, a business school and think tank in Brazil. He has published in the Journal of Business Research, World Development, and Computers and Education.


Ph.D., Federal University of Santa Catarina
M.Sc., Federal University of Santa Catarina
B.A., Engineering, Federal University of Ceara


Bandeira’s research interests focus on market and nonmarket sources of competitive advantage, particularly the integration between competitive and political strategies for achieving superior performance, and the diversification and international expansion of business groups and conglomerates.




Crowe 338