Leeds distinguished faculty are top academic leaders from around the globe who are committed to creating impactful knowledge that will inspire and educate the next generation of business leaders. They are at the forefront of business and higher education, with expertise in areas that include entrepreneurship, sustainability, ethics and social impact, real estate and climate impact on investments, corporate governance and accounting, marketing, finance, business research, consumer behavior and financial decision making.

Leeds faculty publish world-class research and provide an intellectually engaging academic environment that stimulates students’ learning, addresses important questions, and is ambitious and rigorous by academic standards. See how these nationally recognized faculty are making important strides in their fields.

Leeds faculty are widely recognized for their substantial contributions and advancements in their respective fields.

Professors Ed Van Wesep and Phil Fernbach each received the notable Provost’s Faculty Achievement Award in 2018, which highlights the accomplishments of promising junior faculty and recently-tenured professors. Fernbach was also presented with the 2018 ACR Early Career Award from the Association for Consumer Research for his influential work in the consumer research field. 

Is your faculty’s research productivity misrepresented?

The methodology used in UT-Dallas’ business-school research rankings leaves out one crucial factor that may affect your rank: the number of tenure-track faculty. Leeds Senior Associate Dean John Lynch reevaluated this information and produced a set of “per-capita” publication statistics for the top 100 schools in the UTD rankings. See what the numbers say.

Leeds Senior Associate Dean John Lynch named a Distinguished Professor

The Distinguished Professor award is the highest honor bestowed upon faculty across the CU system’s four campuses, and has included two Nobel Laureates. Those who receive this prestigious award demonstrate exemplary performance in research or creative work and have an record of excellence in teaching and outstanding service to the profession. Read more

Cornell study ranked Leeds Marketing Faculty among the world’s best in research output after only Duke and Yale

Cornell University’s Johnson School of Management measured faculty productivity at 30 of the world’s leading marketing departments in the top academic journals in business and the social sciences and found Leeds’ per-capita research output striking. Read more about the study

Boulder's Rising Star Awarded to Leeds Dean Sharon Matusik

Boulder Chamber of Commerce recognized significant individuals in the community, including Dean Matusik who was honored for her commitment to business and education at Leeds. Read more about Dean Matusik’s award.