Wharton Stories: Faculty

Wharton Prof. Adam Grant and Dean Erika James share five ways executives can rethink their assumptions about what it means to be a good business leader.

The Key to Becoming a Better Leader? Question Your Assumptions

“If we could just have a candid conversation with our Dean about what she believes in, what would we want to hear from her?”

Students Chat With the Dean About Diversity at Wharton

Leading economist and Wharton Prof. Olivia S. Mitchell discusses key findings from her new research on financial well-being among Black and Hispanic women.

Social Impact Faculty Spotlight: Professor Olivia S. Mitchell and Financial Well-Being

When Prof. Lori Rosenkopf’s course on the culture of tech went virtual, she set out to make a more interactive learning experience. Her efforts have seen some unexpected results.

Breaking Classroom Barriers Over Zoom

“Students create an amazingly tight-knit community over two years. Orientation jumpstarts that process of getting to know classmates,” says Wharton Management Prof. Nicolaj Siggelkow.

How Prof. Nicolaj Siggelkow Helps Learning Teams Bond During Orientation

In an expansion of Wharton’s successful Tarnopol Lecture Series, Dean Erika James is meeting with business leaders to host candid conversations on the urgent, far-reaching issues challenging our world today — starting with the topic of race.

Tackling Issues Beyond Business

Meet the exciting new faculty joining Wharton.

Get to Know the 20 New Faculty Members Joining Wharton This Year

As we embark on a new era with Dean James at the helm, here’s a deeper look into her journey to Wharton, and the impact she has made during her time in academia.

Introducing Dean Erika James

Erika H. James, former dean of the Goizueta Business School at Emory University, succeeds Geoffrey Garrett today.

Introducing Wharton’s New Dean

A look back on Dean Garrett’s time at Wharton and the legacy he leaves behind

Farewell Dean Geoffrey Garrett