Distinguished Professors

Distinguished faculty of Emory University's Goizueta Business School include:

Jay Shanken, Goizueta Chair in Finance, was appointed to the National Bureau of Economic Research for his expertise in asset pricing. He joins other Emory academics among the ranks of their academy's fellows, recognized leaders in the academic disciplines, the arts, business, and public affairs.

Greg Waymire, Asa Griggs Candler Professor of Accounting, is president-elect of the American Accounting Association.

Emory University's Goizueta Business School faculty help form the research agendas for their respective fields through membership on the editorial boards, including leading journals used by Businessweek to determine its intellectual capital score (August 2010): Academy of Management Journal (Perry-Smith), Academy of Management Review (Perry-Smith), Accounting Review (Rajgopal; Towry), Information Systems Research (A. Bharadwaj; Chellappa), Journal of Accounting Research (Waymire), Journal of Finance (Jegadeesh), Journal of Financial Economics (Shanken), Journal of Marketing (S. Bharadwaj; Bowman), Journal of Marketing Research (Bowman; Jap), Management Science (A. Bharadwaj; Bowman), Marketing Science (Bowman; Lewis), Production & Operations Management (Metters), Strategic Management Journal (Kazanjian; Makadok; Swaminathan).

With few exceptions, members of Emory University's Goizueta Business School's full-time faculty hold the highest degree in their field. Exceptions are notable for their extensive industry experience in business.

Distinguished Emory University faculty members from outside the business school include: Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter; His Holiness the XIV Dalai Lama; CNN chief medical correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta; Pulitzer Prize-winning author Hank Klibanoff; Former U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Director Jeffrey Koplan; Booker Prize-winning novelist Sir Salman Rushdie; Symphony conductor Robert Spano; Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Natasha Trethewey.

Undergraduates give Emory high marks for quality instruction in their major: 87 percent were "very satisfied" or "satisfied" in the 2010 Emory College Senior Survey.

Academic Analytics, which measures faculty productivity, ranked all of Emory's PhD programs in the top 10 in 2008.