Scholarship through a social lens

At Kellogg, a team of world-class scholars and practitioners leads the teaching and research of social impact. With diverse backgrounds and deep expertise, these faculty members balance theoretical knowledge with practical experience and bring a cross-disciplinary approach to the classroom. They challenge students to explore the role of managers and responsibility of organizations in supporting the well-being of society.

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Faculty Snapshots

David Besanko | Social Impact | Kellogg School

David Besanko

IBM Professor of Regulation & Competitive Practices
Kara Palamountain | Social Impact | Kellogg School

Kara Palamountain

Research Assistant Professor
Executive Director of the Global Health Initiative
David Chen | Social Impact

David Chen

Adjunct Lecturer of Finance
Liz Livingston Howard | Social Impact | Kellogg School

Liz Livingston Howard

Clinical Associate Professor of Management
Director of Non-Profit Executive Education
Timothy Feddersen | Social Impact | Kellogg School

Timothy Feddersen

Wendell Hobbs Professor of Managerial Politics
Professor of Managerial Economics & Decision Sciences
Tasha Seitz | Social Impact | Kellogg School

Tasha Seitz

Adjunct Professor of Social Enterprise
Brayden King | Social Impact | Kellogg School

Brayden King

Professor of Management & Organizations
Juliet Sorensen | Social Impact | Kellogg School

Juliet Sorensen

Clinical Associate Professor of Law, Northwestern School of Law
Clinical Associate Professor of Strategy
Klaus Weber | Social Impact | Kellogg School

Klaus Weber

Associate Professor of Management & Organizations
Megan Kashner | Social Impact | Kellogg School

Megan Kashner

Clinical Assistant Professor, KPPI
Director of the Social Impact Program
David Austen-Smith | Social Impact | Kellogg School

David Austen-Smith

Peter G. Peterson Chair in Corporate Ethics
Professor of Managerial Economics & Decision Sciences
Director, Ford Motor Center for Global Citizenship
Therese McGuire | Social Impact | Kellogg School

Therese McGuire

Senior Associate Dean: Curriculum and Teaching
ConAgra Foods Research Professorship in Strategic Management
Professor of Strategy
Paul Christensen | Social Impact | Kellogg School

Paul Christensen

Clinical Professor of Finance
Jan Eberly | Social Impact | Kellogg School

Jan Eberly

James R. and Helen D. Russell Professor of Finance
Faculty Director, Kellogg Public-Private Interface (KPPI)
Adam Waytz | Social Impact | Kellogg School

Adam Waytz

Associate Professor of Management & Organizations
Gabrielle Lyon | Social Impact | Kellogg School

Gabrielle Lyon

Adjunct Lecturer of Innovation & Entrepreneurship
Nicola Persico | Social Impact | Kellogg School

Nicola Persico

Professor of Managerial Economics & Decision Sciences
Director of the Center for Mathematical Studies in Economics & Management
Sophia Shaw | Social Impact | Kellogg School

Sophia Shaw

Adjunct Professor of Social Impact
Ravi Jagannathan | Social Impact | Kellogg School

Ravi Jagannathan

Chicago Mercantile Exchange/John F. Sandner Professor of Finance
Co-Director, Financial Institutions and Markets Research
Benjamin F. Jones | Social Impact | Kellogg School

Benjamin F. Jones

Gordon and Llura Gund Family Professor of Entrepreneurship
Professor of Strategy
Faculty Director, Kellogg Innovation and Entrepreneurship Initiative (KIEI)
Alvaro Sandroni | Social Impact | Kellogg School

Alvaro Sandroni

E.D. Howard Professor of Political Economy
Professor of Managerial Economics & Decision Sciences
Jorg Spenkuch | Social Impact | Kellogg School

Jorg Spenkuch

Assistant Professor of Managerial Economics & Decision Sciences
Georgy Egorov | Social Impact | Kellogg School

Georgy Egorov

Associate Professor of Managerial Economics & Decision Sciences
Sunil Chopra | Social Impact | Kellogg School

Sunil Chopra

IBM Professor of Operations Management and Information Systems
Professor of Managerial Economics and Decision Sciences
Donald Haider | Social Impact | Kellogg School

Donald Haider

Professor Emeritus of Strategy
Former Director of the Center for Nonprofit Management
Jason Saul | Social Impact | Kellogg School

Jason Saul

Adjunct Lecturer of Social Enterprise
Sandeep Baliga | Social Impact | Kellogg School

Sandeep Baliga

Professor of Managerial Economics & Decision Sciences