Our faculty includes Nobel Laureates, members of the National Academy of Sciences and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and recipients of the John Bates Clark Medal in economics.
These world-renowned professors span a range of interests, expertise, and backgrounds as rich and diverse as the business world itself.
Our faculty bring to the program real-world experience and the latest research in a range of management topics, from accounting to strategic management. Our 6-to-1 student-to-faculty ratio gives you more direct contact with business thought leaders than any other graduate business program.
News and Research
Watch Professor Joshua Rauh discuss the looming pension crisis, and how it will affect the financial markets.
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updated 31 January 2013
World-Changing Faculty at Stanford
Professor Mary Barth held the only academic seat on the International Accounting Standards Board.
Professor Emeritus Alain Enthoven is a leading strategist on health care who helped design the managed competition model of health care reform.
Consulting Professor Irv Grousbeck created the search fund, an investment vehicle in which investors financially support an entrepreneur's efforts to locate, acquire, and grow a privately held company.
Professor Hau Lee and Professor Seungjin Whang discovered the "bullwhip effect" in supply chains and pioneered the teaching of supply chain management in business schools, now a standard mba programs around the world.
Professor James Patell facilitated a groundbreaking partnership between Stanford and the nonprofit Light Up the World Foundation to bring safe, affordable lighting to people in China, India, and Mexico.
Professor Emeritus Jerry Porras coauthored Built To Last, considered one of the most influential books on creating a visionary and successful company.
Professor Emeritus Myron Scholes received the Nobel Memorial Prize for the creation of the Black-Scholes options pricing model, a benchmark formula for the valuation of stock options.
Professor Kathryn Shaw served on the Council of Economic Advisors under President Clinton and has been among the leading researchers developing the new subfield of "insider economics," which examines the impact of human resource practices.
Professor and Dean Emeritus Michael Spence received the Nobel Memorial Prize for his work on signaling theory, which is recognized as one of the key ideas of modern information economics.
Professor Emeritus James VanHorne has authored textbooks used worldwide to teach financial management.