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Faculty & Research

University of Louisville College of Business faculty pride themselves on real-world experience and depth of research. They value innovation, critical thinking, and the exchange of new ideas. Our distinguished faculty will help you achieve your goals — before and after graduation.


28:1 Student: Faculty Ratio
79 # Full-Time and Tenured Professors
70 Average # of peer-reviewed publications (per year)

Faculty Directory

Get to know the award-winning faculty at the University of Louisville College of Business.

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Nat Irvin in his office
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Mary Tapolsky of the Forcht Center for Entrepreneurship

Faculty Honors

Dr. Van Clouse, Entrepreneurship Chair

Faculty Honors

Entrepreneur of the Year Award

Dr. Van Clouse was named Entrepreneur of the Year by EnterpriseCorp in 2018. Learn more about his inspiring story.

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Faculty in the news

New Faculty

Great people make for great institutions. Our success is reflected in the faces of those who pass through the College...

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See the World

Every other summer for the last decade, Equine students spend 10-14 days abroad on a trip that immerses them in...

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Shape Experiences

A hallmark of a great teacher is the ability to take complicated processes, cut through the rhetoric, and deliver concepts...

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Cloning A Success

What began as an idea napping with a family pet 15 years ago has grown to become the 2019 Kentucky’s...

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Analytics Brief 2019-02

A Summary of the Senior Capstone Research Projects from the Spring 2019 Semester Steven S. Vickner, PhD, Associate Professor June...

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University trains big data experts for growing business needs

By Sandeep Goyal  – Associate Professor of CIS, University of Louisville College of Business

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Opening Doors to Data Analysis

As an economics professor at the College of Business, Dr. Jose Fernandez understands the importance of recognizing trends and patterns...

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Entrepreneur of the Year, Dr. Van Clouse

Each year, GLI’s EnterpriseCorp presents an award to an individual that has made a significant contribution to the Metro Louisville...

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Faculty Profile: Michael Wade

Michael F. Wade, CPA, teaches accounting full time at the University of Louisville’s College of Business while maintaining a CPA...

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Prestigious equine award winner announced

On Jan. 16, former journalist Michael Blowen will be awarded the College of Business Equine Industry Program’s most prestigious award...

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Research & Publications

Deep, impactful research is at the heart of our faculty’s mission and how we teach. Come learn of advancements in the field of business, innovative discoveries, awards, achievements, and more.

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