Wharton Stories: Faculty

Arthur van Benthem, associate professor of business economics and public policy at Wharton, discusses key findings from his research on vehicle air pollution and emissions standards.

Research Spotlight: Prof. Arthur van Benthem on New Cars, Old Cars, and Air Pollution Today

“Organizations can achieve long-lasting competitive advantage by leveraging the way they manage people,” said Prof. John Paul MacDuffie, who teaches Managing the Enterprise.

What Wharton Prof. John Paul MacDuffie Wants Students to Know about Human Capital and Competitive Advantage

The award-winning author, professor, and antiracist activist joined Wharton Dean Erika James for a virtual lecture for the Penn community to commemorate the day.

For Juneteenth, a conversation with Ibram X. Kendi

San Francisco students can catch up with Wharton Prof. Gad Allon by running with him along the bay during his 6:00am “moving office hours.”

From Strategy Class to Jogging Office Hours: Why this Operations Professor Enjoys Teaching EMBA Students

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