Paulo Prochno is a Clinical Professor at the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business, and the Faculty Director for the DC evening MBA program. From 2010 to 2014, Paulo was the associate chair of the department. Prior to joining the Smith School faculty in the Fall of 2007, he had appointments at Fundação Dom Cabral, a top-ranked school from Brazil focused on executive education, and Ibmec Business School, where he coordinated open enrollment executive programs.
Management & Organization
Dr. Hui Liao is the endowed Smith Dean’s Professor in Leadership and Management at the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business. Before joining Maryland, she was on the faculties of the Rutgers University and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. She received her Ph.D. with concentrations in Organizational Behavior and Human Resources from the University of Minnesota's Carlson School of Management, and her BA in International Economics from the Renmin University of China.
Dr. Kudisch is Assistant Dean of Corporate Relations and Managing Director of the Office of Career Services. He is a Clinical Full Professor at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business. He also is a co-founder and Principal Partner of Personnel Assessment Systems, Inc., a human resource consulting firm specializing in management and executive assessment.
Dr. David Kirsch is Associate Professor of Management and Entrepreneurship in the M&O Department at the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business. From 1996 to 2001, Kirsch held various adjunct and visiting appointments at the Anderson Graduate School of Management, University of California, Los Angeles. He received his PhD in history from Stanford University in 1996. His research interests include industry emergence, technological choice, technological failure and the role of entrepreneurship in the emergence of new industries.
Primary Research Areas
- Emerging Markets (especially China and India)
- Frugal Innovation
- Global Strategy & Organization
- Corporate Innovation and Entrepreneurship
Honors and Awards
July 2010: Elected life-time Fellow, Strategic Management Society.
July 2010: Received the “Best Professor in Strategy” Award from CMO Asia (an association of chief marketing officers).
Dr. Brent Goldfarb is Associate Professor of Management and Entrepreneurship in the M&O Department at the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business. Goldfarb's research focuses on how the production and exchange of technology differs from more traditional economic goods, with a focus on the implications on the role of startups in the economy. He focuses on such questions as how do markets and employer policies affect incentives to discover new commercially valuable technologies and when is it best to commercialize them through new technology-based firms?
Waverly Ding is Associate Professor of Management & Organization at the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business. Dr. Ding earned her MBA and Ph.D. in business from the University of Chicago. Prior to joining the Smith School faculty, she was an assistant professor at Haas School of Business, the University of California at Berkeley.
Rellie Derfler-Rozin is an Assistant Professor of Management & Organization at the Robert H. Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland. She received her PhD in Organizational Behavior from London Business School. Her research focuses on psychological anxieties at the workplace that are associated with threats to fundamental needs such as the need to belong to a group and the need to maintain status in a group.
Dr. Protiti Dastidar is a Tyser Teaching Fellow at Robert H. Smith School of Business. Prior to joining the Smith School faculty in the Fall of 2011, she was Assistant Professor at Temple University, Philadelphia and the George Washington University, Washington DC. Dr. Dastidar earned her Ph.D. in Finance from The Ohio State University, her MBA in Marketing from Webster University, Austria and her B.A. in Economics from the University of Bombay, India. She has successfully taught in MBA and undergraduate programs, having won several teaching awards. Dr.
Rafael A. Corredoira is Assistant Professor of Management & Organization at the Robert H. Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland. Corredoira's research focuses on embedded exploration : how networks that originate from social ties, market dynamics, and institutional arrangements constrain and enable firms' entrepreneurial search for innovative solutions.