Antonio Orozco Ramos

Antonio Orozco holding ice cream
  • Lecturer
  • College of Liberal Arts & Sciences, Spanish & Portuguese

Contact Info

2613 Wescoe


Antonio Orozco has a Bachelor Degree in Business Administration by the Mexican University Instituto Tecnológico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey and a AD2 Top Management Program by the IPADE Business School. He has held several senior directive positions on Microfinance Institutions in Mexico; has worked for PlaNet Finance, a global French consulting company specialized on Microfinance, and provided consulting services to several companies in Mexico, Argentina and Colombia; finally, he has been part of the Board of Directors of the BANSEFI, a Mexican Development Bank, as well as part of the Board of Director on several microfinance networks in Mexico.


Research interests:

  • Microfinance


Teaching interests:

  • Spanish for business
  • Spanish
  • Business history

Selected Publications

“The Microcredit Mousetrap: A Long Way from Fighting Poverty in Mexico”. Cultural Dynamics. Sage Journals. Vol. 35, Issue 2, pp. 1-9. 2022.

“La casa Matía Menchacatorre y el Puente de Clavería: innovación física y financiera en el siglo XIX”. Cuadernos de Investigación de Fondos de la Universidad del Archivo de la Universidad de Cádiz. Vol. 4, pp. 156-183. 2022

Selected Presentations

Participation, as a panelist, in the academic conference “Neoliberalism in the Americas: Brutal Experiments, Distressful Realities and Conspicuous Contestations” at Duke University’s Franklin Humanities Institute. 2019.

“The Microcredit Mousetrap: From the Promise of Fighting Poverty to a New Form of Financial Slavery in Mexico” at the Kenan Institute for Ethics at Duke University. 2019.

Participation, as a panelist, in the “Promises & Challenges of International Development in the Digital Age Symposium”  at the University of Kansas. 2024.