Our Outstanding Faculty

Elite Education, Experience

Bauer College faculty received Ph.D.s from MIT, Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University, Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, UCLA, Stanford, London School of Economics, University of Michigan, University of Illinois, University of Chicago, University of Texas at Austin, Cornell and many other prestigious universities. They have previously served on faculties at Carnegie Mellon, MIT, Dartmouth, University of Michigan, University of Illinois, University of California-Berkeley, University of Chicago, University of Georgia, UT-Austin, Texas A&M, Southern Methodist University, Ohio State University, Northwestern University and other well-known universities. Still others are former senior management executives in the industries students aspire to, offering a powerful blend of real-world experience, grounded in the knowledge of the latest research.

Research & Scholarship


Bauer’s Accounting Department faculty have been ranked among the most productive in the world. They also distinguish themselves with scholarly work that is published in the top academic journals and presented at national and international conferences and universities.


Bauer’s Finance Department has been ranked 8th in the U.S. for faculty research productivity. It was ranked #1 in the entire Gulf region and #2 in Texas in the most recent Financial Management ranking survey based on faculty research. This study surveyed over 1000 finance departments world-wide, so the overall #45 ranking puts the Finance department in the top 5% in the world.


Faculty from the Department of Decision & Information Sciences have distinguished themselves in several ways: The Management Information Systems area has been ranked #1 in research productivity among IS departments on the Gulf Coast and #17 in the world, with Professor Wynne Chin recognized as one of the world’s top five human computer interaction researchers and other faculty cited for their research impact. The Supply Chain Management sector of DISC boasts faculty who have helped the school become known as one of only a handful of U.S. schools known for comprehensive supply chain education.

Management & Leadership

Over the last decade the Department of Management & Leadership has become a trail-blazer in the area of Leadership. The Department’s faculty have published more than 50 papers in the area of leadership in the last decade. Seven of the Department’s faculty have been Editors or Editorial Board Members of The Leadership Quarterly, the world’s top academic leadership journal, including Leanne Atwater who served as Editor in Chief. The Department also focuses on Inclusive Leadership and is home to some of the top Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion scholars in the world, including Derek Avery, Juan Madera, and Enrica Ruggs. The Department offers 18 different courses in the areas of leadership and inclusive leadership.


The Chronicle of Higher Education and Academic Analytics ranked Bauer #9 among leading research universities for faculty scholarly productivity in marketing in 2007, and Bauer doctoral students have won the Howard Award for the best dissertation in the field of marketing twice in the past decade.