Faculty Advisory Council

The Rustandy Center for Social Sector Innovation strives to share learnings from Chicago Booth faculty research with people tackling big problems, in hopes of making their work more effective. Our faculty advisory council brings some of the finest business minds and expertise to bear on social impact research.

Baris Ata

Baris Ata

CHOOKASZIAN FAMILY PROFESSOR OF OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT AND NEUBAUER FAMILY FACULTY FELLOW

Baris Ata studies the theory and practice of operations management related to topics including the delivery of health care services, sustainable operations, management of manufacturing and service operations, and revenue management. His current research interests also include operational issues in the criminal justice system and the logistical challenges in the last-mile delivery problems in Africa.

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Pradeep K. Chintagunta

Pradeep K. Chintagunta

JOSEPH T. AND BERNICE S. LEWIS DISTINGUISHED SERVICE PROFESSOR OF MARKETING

Pradeep Chintagunta studies consumer, agent, and firm behavior, as well as packaged goods, pharmaceutical, technology, and online markets to answer questions related to pricing, advertising, and channels of distribution. In addition to being a finalist for the O'Dell award in both 1996 and 2001, Chintagunta is the recipient of the Hillel J. Einhorn Award for Excellence in Teaching and has been named one of the Chicago Booth's top professors by BusinessWeek.

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Emir Kamenica

Emir Kamenica

Richard O. Ryan Professor of Economics and Neubauer Family Faculty Fellow

Emir Kamenica studies a variety of topics in applied microeconomics, including the design of informational environments, and dating and marriage markets. He is a recipient of the 2013 Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellowship. He earned a PhD in economics in 2006 and a bachelor’s degree in applied mathematics in 2001, both from Harvard University.

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George Wu

George Wu

John P. and Lillian A. Gould Professor of Behavioral Science

George Wu studies the psychology of individual, managerial, and organizational decision making; decision analysis; and cognitive biases in bargaining and negotiation. Wus research has been published widely in a number of journals in economics, management science, and psychology.

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Luigi Zingales

Luigi Zingales

ROBERT C. MCCORMACK DISTINGUISHED SERVICE PROFESSOR OF ENTREPRENEURSHIP AND FINANCE AND CHARLES M. HARPER FACULTY FELLOW

Luigi Zingales studies corporate governance, financial development, the political economy, and the economic effects of culture, as well as regulatory capture and the various distortions that special interest groups impose on capitalism. His research has earned him the 2003 Bernácer Prize for the best young European financial economist, and his work has been published in major economic and finance journals.

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