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The following faculty experts can be made available for comment on the following timely and trending topics:

Diversity in business

Cindy Schipani
Merwin H. Waterman Collegiate Professor of Business Administration and Professor of Business Law

EXPERTISE: gender diversity in leadership, corporate law/governance


Cindy SchipaniScott Page
Williamson Family Professor of Management

EXPERTISE: the functional roles of diversity in complex social systems, the design of political and economic institutions, the role of models in improving our abilities to think, communicate, and design, and the emergence of collective intelligence


Corporate activism

Jerry DavisJerry Davis
Gilbert and Ruth Whitaker Professor of Business Administration, Professor of Management and Organizations

EXPERTISE: corporate activism, gig economy, boards of directors, effects of finance on society, social movements, IPOs, tech policy


Sustainability and climate change

Andy HoffmanAndy Hoffman
Professor of Management & Organizations, Environment & Sustainability, Holcim (US) Professor of Sustainable Enterprise

EXPERTISE: climate change (public opinion, market implications, carbon neutrality), sustainable business more broadly (cultural implications, business strategies for sustainable development)


Tom LyonTom Lyon
Professor of Business Economics and Public Policy

EXPERTISE: climate change policy, including encouraging transparency around political influence and constructive engagement in policy discussions 



Sarah MillerSarah Miller
Sanford R. Robertson Assistant Professor of Business Administration, Assistant Professor of Business Economics and Public Policy

EXPERTISE: healthcare economics/policy, Affordable Care Act


thomas buchmuellerTom Buchmueller
Senior Associate Dean for Faculty and Research, Waldo O. Hildebrand Professor of Risk Management and Insurance, Professor of Business Economics and Public Policy

EXPERTISE: health insurance, healthcare, health-related public policies (served as Senior Health Economist at the White House Council of Economic Advisers under President Obama and helped write the Affordable Care Act)


Social media and data privacy

Eric SchwartzEric Schwartz
Assistant Professor of Marketing

EXPERTISE: data, data science, valuation/profitability of startups using customer data, data privacy issues, ethics of data and algorithms, machine learning, AI, customer analytics, online advertising/different types of business models around online advertising, streaming media content businesses


Marcus CollinsMarcus Collins
LEO Intermittent Lecturer

EXPERTISE: brands and culture, strategic brand marketing, advertising, social media, social media policy


To connect with one of our experts, please contact Bridget Vis at [email protected]