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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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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

Practice Positivity

The Project on Positive Leadership was founded at UofL in 2018 to promote the spread of positive leadership worldwide. From...

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Instilling Confidence

Dr. Haleh Karimi’s twenty-year journey in IT has provided her with the experience and empathy to inspire tomorrow’s professionals beyond...

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Economics professor featured on NPR podcast

Economics professor Jose Fernandez, PhD was recently interviewed on The Indicator from Planet Money on NPR. He spoke about the economic impact of...

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Certificate Roundtable

Closing the gap between the classroom and the workplace means providing students with not just theoretical knowledge, but an applied...

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Mentoring Spirit

Associate Professor José Fernandez has been awarded a Cardinal Spirit Award alongside Thomas Teague. Dr. Fernandez was recently named chair...

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Welcome New Staff and Faculty

The College of Business is proud to welcome its latest staff and faculty to the Cardinal Community. These new faces...

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College of Business Professor Receives Lifetime Achievement Award

Manju Ahuja, PhD, Frazier Family Professor of Computer Information Systems at the University of Louisville College of Business, has received...

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Economics Professor featured on WalletHub

Expert insights from Associate Professor Joshua Pinkston, PhD, were featured in a WalletHub piece, which discussed states that need the...

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2020 Staff and Faculty Awards

As the Spring 2020 semester ended under COVID-19 quarantine, the College of Business took time online to recognize this year’s...

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Garrett Named Director of Forcht Center

The Forcht Center at the UofL College of Business has named Robert Garrett, PhD as its new director. Dr. Garrett...

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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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