Faculty and Research

    Academic Departments

    Smith’s faculty are regularly ranked among the best in the world, producing research that is published in top journals and cited by top scholars. They are committed to creating a vibrant intellectual community in which future business leaders are challenged to learn and grow.

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    Faculty Directory

    The lifeblood of a business school is its faculty, and at the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business our faculty members are inspiring, supportive and world-class. We are attuned to a marketplace that values innovation, entrepreneurialism, analytical thinking and hard work. Our teaching and research equips students with the wisdom of business scholarship rooted in the experiential lessons of the marketplace.

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    Research That Matters

    We know marketing, finance, accounting, logisitics and management. We have PhDs in all of that, plus real-world experience as consultants and business leaders with Fortune 500 companies. We have worked on Wall Street, Main Street and in government offices from the White House to the SEC. We have specialized knowledge in nearly every industry, from energy to entertainment. We speak Chinese, Spanish, Turkish and more than a dozen other languages. We have networks that span six continents. We attend key events and read the latest books, newspapers and journals. We are the thought leaders at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business.

    Smith Brain Trust

    Professors offer insights on hot business topics in Smith Brain Trust, a weekly newsletter that focuses on current events and practical tips for busy working professionals.

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    Research at Smith

    Smith School faculty members produce research published in top journals and cited by top scholars. Research at Smith highlights the best of this work, focusing on papers published in the 50 business journals used in the Financial Times Research Rank.

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    Online Papers

    The Social Science Research Network (SSRN) is devoted to the rapid worldwide dissemination of social science research and is composed of a number of specialized research networks in each of the social sciences. This collection contains working papers submitted to the Robert H. Smith School of Business Research Paper Series at the Social Sciences Research Network. You can now download some of the cutting edge research of Smith faculty.

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    Faculty Resources

    The UMD Smith School’s Office of Transformational Learning (OTL) is here to support faculty advance their teaching skills, maximize student learning, and create a positive classroom climate.

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