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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

University of Louisville’s Forcht Center for Entrepreneurship & Lisa Bajorinas Announce Startups in 2020 “RevIt” Acceleration Program

For Immediate Release:  February 11, 2020 (Louisville, Ky) – The Forcht Center for Entrepreneurship at the University of Louisville College...

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Back in the saddle again: Equine Industry Program alums return to campus

Being able to give back as an alum can take many forms. One of the most effective ways is to...

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Equine Industry Series a Runaway Success

The Equine Industry Program hosted a series of panels and guest speakers this fall centered around current topics in the...

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Lucas Named Meada Gibbs Outstanding Teacher-Scholar

Associate Dean of Faculty Affairs Kristen Lucas was awarded the Meada Gibbs Outstanding Teacher-Scholar Award at the Association for Business...

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Dr. Manju Ahuja Named Frazier Family Professor of Computer Information Systems

The College of Business is pleased and proud to announce that Dr. Manju Ahuja has been appointed as the Frazier...

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Enterprising Conversation

In the world of higher education, the pursuit of knowledge is only half the picture. The true measure of an...

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Connect Communities

Not all opportunities reside at the end of our neighborhood. More often than not, our aspirations to excel mean reaching...

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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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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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