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Allen, Franklin

Nippon Life Professor of Finance, Professor of Economics; Co-Director of the Financial Institutions Center, The Wharton School

A past president of the American Finance Association, the Western Finance Association, and the Society of Financial Studies, Franklin has...
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Amit, Raphael Robert B. Goergen Professor of Entrepreneurship, Professor of Management; Academic Director of The Goergen Entrepreneurial Management Programs and the Wharton Global Family Alliance, The Wharton SchoolRaffi's current research and teaching interests center on entrepreneurship in independent and corporate settings; business models and business strategy; performance...
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Barsade, Sigal

Joseph Frank Bernstein Professor of Management, The Wharton School

An award-winning researcher and teacher, Sigal’s expertise is in emotional intelligence, organizational culture, leadership and top management teams, emotions in...
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Bell, David

Xinmei Zhang and Yongge Dai Professor, Professor of Marketing, The Wharton School

David is the Xinmei Zhang and Yongge Dai Professor at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania where he...
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Berger, Jonah

James G. Campbell Associate Professor of Marketing, The Wharton School

Jonah is the James G. Campbell Associate Professor of Marketing at the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. He...
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Beyer, Charlotte

Founder and CEO, Institute for Private Investors

Charlotte founded the Institute for Private Investors (IPI) in 1991 to help improve the relationship between wealthy investors and their...
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Bidwell, Matthew Associate Professor of Management, The Wharton SchoolMatthew Bidwell’s research examines new patterns in work and employment, focusing in particular the causes and effects of more short-term,...
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Bushee, Brian

Gilbert and Shelley Harrison Professor of Accounting, The Wharton School

Brian J. Bushee is the Gilbert and Shelly Harrison Professor of Accounting at the Wharton School of the University of...
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Cappelli, Peter

George W. Taylor Professor of Management; Director, Center for Human Resources, The Wharton School

Recently named by HR Magazine as one of the top 20 international thinkers, Peter’s expertise is in industrial relations and...
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Chaudhuri, Saikat

Adjunct Associate Professor of Management, Executive Director of the Mack Institute for Innovation Management, The Wharton School

Saikat Chaudhuri serves on the faculty at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. He also co-leads the Mack...
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Cline, Preston

Director, Wharton Leadership Ventures, Wharton Leadership Program, The Wharton School

Preston began his formal career in the late 1980s by leading 60-day remote wilderness trips with adjudicated youth out of...
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Danzon, Patricia

Celia Z. Moh Professor, Professor of Health Care Management and Insurance and Risk Management, The Wharton School

Patricia is an internationally recognized researcher in the biotechnology/pharmaceutical field and consults for a variety of major pharmaceutical firms. Her...
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Day, George Geoffrey T. Boisi Professor; Professor of Marketing; Co-Director, Mack Institute for Innovation Management; Director, Emerging Technologies Management Research Program, The Wharton SchoolThe author of Strategy from the Outside-In, a co-winner of the 2011 Berry-AMA prize for the best book in marketing,...
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Donaldson, Thomas

Mark O. Winkelman Professor, Professor of Legal Studies and Business Ethics, The Wharton School

Thomas has consulted and lectured at many organizations, including the Business Roundtable, Goldman Sachs, Walt Disney, the United Nations, Microsoft,...
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Fader, Peter Frances and Pei-Yuan Chia Professor, Professor of Marketing, Co-Director of the Wharton Customer Analytics Initiative, The Wharton SchoolThe author of recently published Customer Centricity: What It Is, What It Isn’t and Why It Matters, Peter’s expertise centers...
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Fisher, Marshall UPS Professor, Professor of Operations and Information Management; Co-Director, Fishman-Davidson Center for Service and Operations Management, The Wharton SchoolMarshall Fisher, a leading researcher in analyzing and redesigning supply chains, has worked with companies, such as Sport Obermeyer, Campbell...
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Friedman, Stewart Practice Professor of Management; Director, Wharton Work/Life Integration Project, The Wharton SchoolA member of the Wharton School faculty since 1984, Stew is the founding director of the Wharton Leadership Program. He...
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Geczy, Christopher

Adjunct Professor of Finance; Academic Director, Wharton Wealth Management Initiative, Academic Director, Jacobs Levy Equity Management Center, The Wharton School

Christopher is the Academic Director of the Wharton Wealth Management Initiative and of the Jacobs Levy Equity Management Center. He...
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Goldstein, Itay

Professor of Finance, The Wharton School

Itay is a Professor of Finance at the Wharton School. He is also the coordinator of the PhD program in...
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Grant, Adam

Professor of Management, The Wharton School

Recently named one of the world’s top 40 business professors under 40 by Poets and Quants, Adam Grant’s expertise covers...
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Greco, Janet Co-President, Transition One Associates; Learning Director, Wharton Executive Education
A former advertising vice president and current management consultant, Janet specializes in helping individual executives and management teams transform leadership...
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Guillén, Mauro Dr. Felix Zandman Professor of International Management, The Wharton School; Director, Joseph H. Lauder Institute of Management & International Studies, University of PennsylvaniaMauro is the Director of the Joseph H. Lauder Institute of Management & International Studies at the University of Pennsylvania,...
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Gyourko, Joseph Martin Bucksbaum Professor of Real Estate and Finance; Director, Zell/Lurie Real Estate Center, The Wharton SchoolJoseph Gyourko’s research interests include real estate finance, local public finance, and urban economics. Formerly co-editor of Real Estate Economics,...
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Hendricks, Joan

The Gilbert S. Kahn Dean, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of Pennsylvania

Dr. Joan C. Hendricks became the 12th dean of the School of Veterinary Medicine in 2006. She is the third...
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Henisz, Witold

Deloitte & Touche Professor of Management, in Honor of Russell E. Palmer, former Managing Partner; The Wharton School

A political risk management consultant, Witold specializes in the impact of political hazards on international investment strategy. Witold has consulted...
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Henshaw, Todd Director of Executive Leadership Programs, The Wharton School; President, Leader Development Associates Todd Henshaw is Director of Executive Leadership Programs at Wharton. Prior to coming to Wharton, Todd was a Professor...
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Herring, Richard

Jacob Safra Professor of International Banking, The Wharton School

Richard currently teaches International Banking at the Wharton School, where he has received numerous teaching awards. He has served as...
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Hershey, John (Jack)

Anheuser-Busch Professor Emeritus of Management Science, The Wharton School

The recipient of the Society for Medical Decision Making’s Distinguished Lifetime Service Award, Jack’s research centers on normative and behavioral...
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Hoch, Stephen

Laura and John J. Pomerantz Professor of Marketing, The Wharton School

Stephen has researched and written extensively on retail strategy, consumer behavior, and the psychology of forecasting. His research areas include...
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Holthausen, Robert

The Nomura Securities Company Professor, Professor of Accounting and Finance and Management; Chairperson, Accounting Department, The Wharton School

A former CPA and financial analyst and an award-winning teacher, Robert’s expertise is in investment management and valuation. Prior to...
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Hosanagar, Kartik Professor of Operations and Information Management, The Wharton SchoolKartik has been recognized as one of the world's top 40 business professors under the age of 40. He has...
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Hrebiniak, Lawrence

Associate Professor of Management, The Wharton School

An automotive industry-manager-turned-academic, Larry’s research interests are in strategy execution or implementation, with a particular emphasis on how organizations change...
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Hutchinson, Wes

Stephen J. Heyman Professor, Professor of Marketing, The Wharton School

Wes’ current research projects include studies on consumer and managerial decision-making processes, modeling the sales impact of brand awareness, and...
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Ihrig, Martin

Adjunct Associate Professor, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania

Martin Ihrig studies the strategic and entrepreneurial management of knowledge, and heads a research initiative on this topic at Wharton’s...
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Ittner, Christopher

Ernst & Young Professor of Accounting, The Wharton School

Professor Ittner’s research includes performance measurement, cost management practices, and the valuation of intangible assets. His work on the association...
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Jaffe, Jeffrey F.

Associate Professor of Finance, The Wharton School

Best known for his work on insider trading, Jeff’s research interests include corporate finance, investments, money management, and the effects...
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Kahn, Barbara Patty and Jay H. Baker Professor, Professor of Marketing; Director, Jay H. Baker Retailing Center, The Wharton SchoolBarbara is the co-author of The Grocery Revolution: The New Focus on the Consumer (Addison-Wesley, 1997), a look inside the...
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Klein, Jeff

Director, Graduate Leadership Program; Director, Wharton Leadership Ventures, The Wharton School

Jeff is the Executive Director of the Wharton Leadership Program and a Lecturer at the Wharton School and the School...
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Lambert, Richard

Miller-Sherrerd Professor, Professor of Accounting, The Wharton School

Richard Lambert teaches a wide range of courses in the areas of financial reporting, cost and management accounting, and compensation...
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Lodish, Leonard Samuel R. Harrell Professor, Professor of Marketing; Vice Dean of the Program for Social Impact, The Wharton SchoolLen Lodish is a corporate director of Information Resources, Inc., and a pioneer in the use of decision support systems...
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MacKinley, A. Craig

Joseph P. Wargrove Professor of Finance, The Wharton School

A former member of the Board of Directors of the American Finance Association and the NASD Economic Advisory Board, Craig’s...
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MacMillan, Ian

The Dhirubhai Ambani Professor of Innovation and Entrepreneurship, Professor of Management; Director, Sol C. Snider Entrepreneurial Research Center, The Wharton School

A trained chemical engineer, Ian has led several companies in the travel and import/export business in South Africa, Canada, Hong...
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Marston, Richard James R.F. Guy Professor of Finance, Professor of Economics; Director, Weiss Center for International Financial Research, The Wharton SchoolThe author of International Financial Integration Among the Industrial Countries, which won the Sanwa Bank Prize in International Finance, Richard’s...
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Massey, B. Cade Practice Professor, Operations and Information ManagementCade is a Professor of Practice at the Wharton School. He studies and teaches negotiation, decision-making and influence — and...
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McGrath, Monica

Vice Dean, Aresty Institute of Executive Education;
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Management, The Wharton School

Monica McGrath is the vice dean of Wharton’s Aresty Institute of Executive Education. She is also an adjunct assistant professor...
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Mollick, Ethan

Edward B. and Shirley R. Shils Assistant Professor of Management, The Wharton School

The co-author of Changing the Game, named one of the American Library Association’s top ten business books in 2009, Ethan...
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Moussa, Mario

Senior Fellow, Wharton Executive Education, The Wharton School; President, Moussa Consulting

An advisor to senior leaders on strategy and competitiveness, and an expert in large-scale organizational initiatives, collaboration, and negotiation, Mario...
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Orts, Eric Guardsmark Professor, Professor of Legal Studies and Business Ethics and Management; Director, Initiative for Global Environmental Leadership, The Wharton SchoolProfessor Orts directs the Initiative for Global Environmental Leadership. He has also had ten years of experience in serving as...
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Parayre, Roch

Fellow, Wharton Executive Education, The Wharton School; Managing Director, Decision Strategies International, Inc.

An award-winning teacher and speaker, Roch’s work is dedicated to impacting how people and organizations think, decide, compete, and innovate....
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Pearson, Kathy

Senior Fellow, Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics, University of Pennsylvania; President, Enterprise Learning Solutions

Kathy Pearson is Founder and President of Enterprise Learning Solutions, a firm focused on executive development. She is a...
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Percival, John

Adjunct Professor of Finance, The Wharton School

At Wharton since 1971, John is a financial expert who developed the finance module for the Wharton Direct distance learning...
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Raju, Jagmohan

Joseph J. Aresty Professor, Professor of Marketing, the Wharton School; Executive Director, Wharton Co-Sponsorship of Indian School of Business

Jagmohan’s research covers pricing, strategic alliances, new product introduction, private labels, and corporate advertising. He has taught at the Anderson...
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Ramaswamy, Krishna

Edward Hopkinson, Jr. Professor of Investment Banking; Professor of Finance, The Wharton School

Professor Ramaswamy's research interests include investment management in stock and bond markets and the valuation and use of options and...
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Reibstein, David

William Stewart Woodside Professor, Professor of Marketing, The Wharton School

The co-founder of Bizrate.com, Dave is a marketing expert whose research interests cover marketing ROI, Internet marketing, competitive marketing strategy,...
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Roberts, Michael

Professor of Finance, The Wharton School

Professor Roberts' primary research is in the area of corporate finance and in particular: capital structure, investment policy, financial contracting,...
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Robertson, David

Practice Professor, Operations and Information Management Department, The Wharton School

David Robertson’s research interests are in innovation management — how companies can get more from their innovation investments. He has...
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Rosenkopf, Lori Simon and Midge Palley Professor of Management; Vice Dean and Director, Wharton Undergraduate Division, The Wharton SchoolShe earned her BS and MS in Operations Research from Cornell University and Stanford University respectively. Lori also worked as...
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Rothbard, Nancy

David Pottruck Professor of Management, The Wharton School

Nancy Rothbard is an award-winning expert in work motivation, teamwork, work-life balance, and leadership. Dr. Rothbard was previously on the...
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Schoemaker, Paul Adjunct Professor of Marketing; Research Director, Mack Institute for Innovation Management,The Wharton SchoolAn internationally renowned thought leader, speaker and author, Paul is a strategy and decision-making expert. Prior to joining Wharton, he...
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Schweitzer, Maurice

Cecilia Yen Koo Professor, Professor of Operations and Information Management, The Wharton School

Maurice Schweitzer's research focuses on emotions, ethical decision making, and the negotiation process. He has published in management, psychology, and...
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Shea, Gregory

Adjunct Professor of Management, The Wharton School; Adjunct Senior Fellow, Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics; Faculty Associate, Center for Leadership and Change

An award-winning teacher, consultant and author of numerous books, Gregory’s expertise covers organizational and individual change, group effectiveness, and conflict...
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Shell, G. Richard

Thomas Gerrity Professor, Professor of Legal Studies and Business Ethics and Management, The Wharton School

Consistently listed as one of Wharton’s top professors in BusinessWeek’s bi-annual “Guide to the Best Business Schools,” Richard’s expertise covers...
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Shropshire, Kenneth David W. Hauck Professor, Professor of Legal Studies and Business Ethics; Faculty Director, Wharton Sports Business Initiative, The Wharton SchoolKenneth L. Shropshire joined the Wharton faculty in 1986 and specializes in the subject areas of sports business, negotiations, diversity,...
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Siegel, Jeremy

Russell E. Palmer Professor of Finance, The Wharton School

Jeremy Siegel is a world-renowned expert on the economy and financial markets. The author of the award-winning investment classic Stocks...
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Siggelkow, Nicolaj David M. Knott Professor, Professor of Management; Chairperson, Wharton Management Department; Co-Director, Mack Institute for Innovation Management, The Wharton SchoolNicolaj Siggelkow’s current research focuses on the strategic and organizational implications of interactions among a firm’s choices of activities and...
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Singh, Harbir The Mack Professor, Professor of Management; Vice Dean for Global Initiatives; Co-Director, Mack Institute for Innovation Management, The Wharton SchoolThe recipient of multiple awards for outstanding research in strategic management at the Academy of Management, Harbir’s research centers on...
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Smetters, Kent

Boettner Associate Professor, Professor of Insurance and Risk Management, The Wharton School

Kent received his PhD in economics in 1995 from Harvard University and worked for the U.S. Congress from 1995 to...
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Souleles, Nicholas

Associate Professor of Finance, The Wharton School

Dr. Nicholas S. Souleles' research focuses on macroeconomics and consumer finances, namely households’ spending, saving/borrowing, and portfolio decisions. He was...
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Stine, Robert

Professor of Statistics, The Wharton School

Dr. Robert Stine is a frequent consultant to industry. Some of his work has focused on the development of practical...
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Terwiesch, Christian

Andrew M. Heller Professor, Senior Fellow Leonard Davis Institute for Health Economics; Co-Director, Mack Institute for Innovation Management, The Wharton School

BusinessWeek, the Financial Times and the Sloan Management Review have all featured Christian’s novel, process-based approach to innovation outlined in...
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Thompson, James D.

Co-founder and Director, Wharton Social Enterprise Program, The Wharton School

Jim teaches in Wharton Executive Education programs and works with management teams around the world. Prior to joining the academic...
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Ulrich, Karl CIBC Endowed Professor, Professor of Operations and Information Management; Vice Dean of Innovation, The Wharton SchoolA holder of more than 20 patents for medical devices, tools, food products, sporting goods, and more, Karl’s expertise is...
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Urban, Greg

The Arthur Hobson Quinn Professor, Professor of Anthropology, University of Pennsylvania

Greg Urban has been teaching at the University of Pennsylvania since 1994. His areas of specialization include cultural and linguistic...
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Useem, Michael

William and Jacalyn Egan Professor of Management; Editor, Wharton Leadership Digest; Director, Center for Leadership and Change Management, The Wharton School

Michael is a professor of management and the director of Wharton’s Center for Leadership and Change Management at Wharton. His...
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Van den Bulte, Christophe

Professor of Marketing, The Wharton School

Professor Van den Bulte’s research focuses on how new products and technologies gain market acceptance and on how social networks...
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Verrecchia, Robert

Elizabeth F. Putzel Professor, Professor of Accounting, The Wharton School

Robert E. Verrecchia has been a Professor of Accounting on the faculty of the Wharton School since 1983, and served...
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Videla, Pedro Professor of Economics, IESE Business SchoolPedro Videla is professor in the Department of Economics. He holds a PhD and an MA in economics, both from...
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Wessels, David

Adjunct Associate Professor of Finance, The Wharton School

Named by BusinessWeek as one of the nation’s top business school instructors, David’s expertise is in corporate valuation, investment banking,...
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Williams, Patti

Ira A. Lipman Associate Professor of Marketing, The Wharton School

The recipient of multiple Wharton Excellence in Teaching awards, Patti Williams’ interests cover the role of emotions in consumer decision-making....
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Wind, Jerry

The Lauder Professor, Professor of Marketing, The Wharton School

Yoram (Jerry) Wind joined the Wharton faculty in 1967, after receiving his doctorate from Stanford University. Since 1988, he has...
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Zhang, Z. John

Murrel J. Ades Professor, Professor of Marketing, The Wharton School

A pricing and marketing management expert, John’s research focuses primarily on competitive pricing strategies, the design of pricing structures, and...
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