Dorado Silvia

Umass Boston

Silvia Dorado is currently associate professor of management at the College of Management, UMass, Boston. She is also associate editor of Business and Society ( and a board member of DePaul Industries (; a social enterprise devoted to generate employment for individuals with disabilities.

In her research, Dr. Dorado has explored topics around processes of social innovation within markets as well as the founding, management, and challenges of social enterprises. She has published on these topics in some of the top journals in management including Academy of Management Journal, Business and Society, Journal of Business Venturing, Journal of Development Entrepreneurship, Nonforprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly, and Organization Studies. Dr. Dorado received her M.A. from MIT and her Ph.D. from McGill University.