Dr. Rosalba Badillo-Vega studied Psychology at the University of Heidelberg in Germany and the Universidad Iberoamericana in Mexico. She received her Ph.D. in Economic and Social Sciences from the University of Kassel.
Since 2018 she is professor for Leadership and Knowledge-Management at the Faculty of Psychology of the UASLP and director of Science and Innovation Management at the Office of the President of the UASLP. She has been researcher at the International Center for Higher Education Research (INCHER) and at the Science-to-Business Marketing Research Centre of the University of Applied Sciences of Münster (MUAS) in Germany. She was lecturer at various Universities in Latin America and Europe and Principal at the German School in Mexico City.
She has experience in higher education management, training of leaders, and international cooperation projects, working closely with the German Academic Exchange Service.
Her research interests include leadership in organizations, innovation and organizational development.
She is also interested in knowledge and technology transfer (KTT) between universities and their environment. In this context she has coordinated the UniTransfer Executive Training Course for KTT-experts from universities in Latin America at the MUAS from 2012 to 2014. From 2014 to 2017 she coordinated GeTIn, an intensive professionalization program to enhance the capacities of KTT-leaders in Mexican universities at the University of Kassel.
She is speaker in different international programs, member of the National System of Researchers in Mexico (Level I) and was a visiting researcher at the Stanford University Sociology Department during the autumn of 2012.