Faculty Who Teach in the MBA Program

The global reputation of the Stanford MBA Program begins with our accomplished faculty members — each individually committed to developing the next generation of organizational leaders.

Featuring multiple Nobel laureates, members of the National Academy of Sciences, and many other impressive academic leaders, Stanford GSB faculty will share their expansive range of experience, expertise, and insight. With a 6-to-1 student-to-faculty ratio, you will have direct access to these world-renowned business experts.

Power & Influence
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Power & Influence
Professor Deborah Gruenfeld talks about how becoming fluent in matching body language to each situation can be a source of power and influence.
Making Better Decisions
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Making Better Decisions
Professor Baba Shiv explains the brain chemistry that controls our decision making and how you can regulate it to make better decisions.

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Quick Look: MBA Faculty

Professor
Marketing
Aaker is a behavioral psychologist and author. Her research focuses on the psychology of time, money and happiness — specifically how people choose to spend their time and money and how those choices drive lasting happiness.
Professor
Economics
Athey’s current research focuses on the economics of digitization, marketplace design, and the intersection of econometrics and machine learning.
Professor
Operations, Information & Technology
Lee’s areas of specialization include global value chain innovations, supply chain management, global logistics, inventory modeling, and environmental and social responsibility.
Professor
Political Economy
Malhotra has authored over 60 articles on numerous topics including American politics, political behavior, and survey methodology. He currently serves as an associate editor of Public Opinion Quarterly and the Journal of Experimental Political Science.
Professor
Marketing
Shiv has done extensive work on the emotional brain, documenting its powerful role in shaping decisions and experiences. His work includes the application of neuroeconomics to the study and practice of innovation and entrepreneurial leadership in companies, from Silicon Valley startups to Fortune 500 companies.
Adjunct Professor
Finance
Peterson is the chairman of the board of overseers at the Hoover Institution at Stanford, as well as the chairman of the board at JetBlue Airways. Joel is also the founding partner and chairman of Peterson Partners, a Salt Lake City-based investment management firm with $1 billion under management.
Professor
Accounting
Lee’s interest is in the effect of human cognitive constraints on market participants and other factors that impact the efficiency with which market prices incorporate information. His publications have been in the areas of behavioral finance, financial statement analysis, equity valuation, quantitative investing, market microstructure, and security market regulation.
Senior Associate Dean for Academic Affairs
Professor
Organizational Behavior
Lowery is a social psychologist by training. He works to change the way people interact with each other in the world. At Stanford GSB, he is currently driving an initiative to shape enlightened and purposeful leaders for a diverse society, and in so doing, to define the meaning and nature of leadership itself.