The Chicago Booth faculty are a diverse group of more than 200 preeminent scholars of business, committed to the success of every student, in every Booth program, at all three of our global campuses.

At Booth, we are proud of our award-winning faculty—including our nine Nobel Prize–winning professors—who have helped shape the world as it is today. That transformative knowledge, expertise, and commitment to creating enduring impact extends throughout the more than 200 tenured, tenure-track, clinical, and adjunct professors who teach our MBA and PhD students and our Executive Education participants.

Teachers and Mentors First

Faculty members at Booth are known for their award-winning research. World leaders, media outlets, and top global companies regularly turn to them for their expertise and insights. At the same time, our faculty are committed to teaching and mentoring students in every program at all of our campuses. Here’s how our faculty are different:

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Academic Freedom

They have the freedom to bring their cutting-edge knowledge of business fundamentals into the classroom in the ways that they believe will bring the most transformative, enduring value for their students.

Academic Freedom
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Innovative Curriculum

They teach how they feel will work best, always adapting and innovating their curriculum to be more relevant, timely, and most effective at helping students—regardless of their program or career goals—achieve success.

Innovative Curriculum
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Research with Impact

Their research not only creates enduring impact in the world—it creates enduring impact in the Booth classroom. Booth students receive an inside look into the latest and most relevant research and academic literature.

Research with Impact

Faculty Research Awards and Honors

At Booth, we celebrate the success of our faculty, who regularly receive the most prestigious awards in their fields—from accounting and economics to finance and the social sciences. Here are some of the most recent awards our faculty have received.

Steven Neil Kaplan

Steven Neil Kaplan

First-place winner, Jensen Prizes for the Best Papers Published in the Journal of Financial Economics in the Areas of Corporate Finance and Organizations, 2020

Steven Neil Kaplan
Stefan Nagel

Stefan Nagel

First-place winner, Fama-DFA Prizes for the Best Papers Published in the Journal of Financial Economics in the Areas of Capital Markets and Asset Pricing, 2020

Stefan Nagel

Stories of Faculty Impact

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