Wharton Stories: Faculty

During his “walk-and-talk” office hours, Prof. Kartik Hosanagar connects with students outside the classroom in a unique way. The influential researcher and entrepreneur trades insights and conversations with students on his daily walking commute.

How This Professor Goes the Extra Mile to Build Connections Inside and Outside the Classroom

Wharton professors have been recognized as some of LinkedIn’s top authors — in fact, three of the faculty on this list have been recognized as LinkedIn Top Voices.

9 Wharton Faculty to Follow on LinkedIn

Branding, corporate values, word of mouth — Prof. Americus Reed’s marketing course shows how any business can reach consumers on a deeper level.

Prof. Americus Reed Shares Essential Marketing Strategies for Better Customer Connections

“This isn’t something you are born with. It’s like learning a foreign language or musical instrument. It needs to be learned and practiced.”

Key Takeaways from Bobbi Thomason’s Negotiations Class and 4 Negotiation Tips Anyone Can Use

“One of the big things is just recognizing when it’s an ethical issue, not just a business issue. I want to give (my students) the ability to recognize the ethical issues and have a framework for analyzing them.”

From Tom Brady to Philly’s Soda Tax: Prof. Diana Robertson Brings Real-World Business Ethics into the Classroom

A PhD schedule takes adjustment, but the strategies that work for doctoral studies carry throughout an academic career.

How to Maximize and Adjust to a PhD Schedule

“My commitment to diversity is driven by the opportunities that I have been given and the position that I currently have. I feel a great responsibility and obligation to lift as I climb.”

How This EMBA Alum’s Commitment to Lifelong Learning and Diversity Keep Him Connected

“As an academic, you’re an entrepreneur of ideas. I’m constantly developing new ideas, putting them out there, and seeing how the market reacts. Do I get people interested? Do I affect people’s lives?”

Prof. Nancy Rothbard on the Interactions of Work and Life and Her New Role as Management Chair

Prof. Barsade’s lecture traced the psychology of implicit biases, how they damage hiring and organizations, and how they can be addressed in workplaces and communities.

Faculty Work Informs Students in Examining Unconscious Biases

“I became interested in real estate because I was interested in households, and the house is the largest asset and the mortgage is the largest debt for most households’ portfolios.”

Prof. Benjamin Keys on the Intersection of Real Estate and Policy