Kellogg World Alumni Magazine Winter 2009

Kellogg welcomes new faculty members

Tenured Faculty

John D. Gray Chair in Marketing Ulf Böckenholt studies the development and application of statistical and psychometric methods for understanding consumer behavior and improving marketing decision-making. He is a fellow of the Association of Psychological Science and has served as president of the Psychometrica Society. He held the Canada Research Chair of Marketing at McGill University and was a professor of psychology at the University of Illinois. (PhD, University of Chicago; Dr. phil. habil., University of Oldenburg)

Polk Brothers Professor in Retailing and Professor of Marketing Yuxin Chen comes to Kellogg from New York University, where he was a professor of marketing. An expert in the area of customer switching costs, he won the John D.C. Little Award for the best marketing paper published in Marketing Science and Management Science. (PhD, Washington University)

Associate Professor of Finance Joshua Rauh studies corporate investment and financial structure, with an emphasis on the ways in which corporations respond to incentives that are put in place by government policies. A former associate professor at Chicago Booth School of Business, he is a recipient of the Journal of Finance's best paper award. (PhD, Massachusetts Institute of Technology)

Recognized for his work in counterfactual thinking, Professor of Marketing Neal Roese comes to Kellogg from the University of Illinois, where he was a professor of psychology. A fellow of the Association of Psychological Science, he was cited by the Center for Teaching Excellence for his high teaching ratings. (PhD, University of Western Ontario)

E.D. Howard Chair of Political Economy Alvaro Sandroni is known for his research in rational learning, ethical behavior and political theory. He is a former professor of economics at the University of Pennsylvania and is a fellow of the Econometric Society. (PhDs, University of Pennsylvania and Instituto de Matematica Pura e Aplicada)

One of the world's leading economic theorists, Paget Professor of Managerial Policy Jeroen Swinkels comes to Kellogg from the Olin School of Business at Washington University, where he held a chaired professorship and won 15 Reid Teaching Awards. A fellow of the Econometric Society, he studies game theory and information economics. (PhD, Princeton University)

Junior Faculty

Senior Lecturer of Managerial Economics & Decision Sciences Georgy Egorov's research interests include political economy, game theory and organizational economics. (PhD, Harvard University)

Senior Lecturer of Management & Strategy Craig Garthwaite's research focuses broadly on public economics, health economics and political economy. (PhD, University of Maryland)

Senior Lecturer of Marketing Kelly Goldsmith's research focuses on consumer decision-making, specifically examining how consumers' active goals and mindsets affect their choices. (PhD, Yale University)

Senior Lecturer of Accounting Information & Management Ian Gow's primary research interests are related to the use of accounting information in markets and contracts; valuation; the regulation of capital markets; and corporate governance. (PhD, Stanford University)

Senior Lecturer of Managerial Economics & Decision Sciences Ronen Gradwohl's research focuses on strategic interactions in environments characterized by uncertainty about timing and communication, by the presence of irrational players and by the possibility of collusion. (PhD, Weizmann Institute of Science)

Senior Lecturer of Finance Brett Green's research interests include information economics, dynamic games, market microstructure and mechanism design. (PhD, Stanford University)

Senior Lecturer of Managerial Economics & Decision Sciences Tai-Wei Hu studies complexity issues in game theory and decision theory and the foundations of monetary economics. (PhD, Pennsylvania State University)

Senior Lecturer of Management & Organizations Lauren Rivera's primary line of research investigates the ways in which people evaluate merit in real-life organizational settings and how this contributes to broader forms of social inequality. (PhD, Harvard University)

Assistant Professor of Managerial Economics & Decision Sciences Jakub Steiner researches issues in game theory and economic theory. (PhD, Charles University)

Senior Lecturer of Management & Organizations Nicole Stephens explores the ways in which the social world systematically influences how people understand themselves and their actions. (PhD, Stanford University)

Senior Lecturer of Marketing Song Yao studies quantitative marketing, online marketing, auctions, competitive strategy and customer management. (PhD, Duke University)

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