Simon Professors Paul Ellickson and Joanna Wu

Meet the team who will lead you into your future.

At Simon Business School, we have a strong track record of mentoring our PhD students to become leaders in their academic fields. Our world-renowned faculty will teach you how to cut right to the heart of even the most complex business problems and processes. Their insights, mentoring, leadership and support will help fuel your own successful independent research.

The faculty at Simon are known for excellence in research, instruction, and innovation. They’ll help you build a strong foundation in mathematics, economics, data science, and statistics; dive into your chosen discipline; and prepare you for a career in research and teaching.

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At Simon Business School, our faculty are world-renowned for their excellence in academic research. They are also inspiring, effective instructors, and innovative thinkers who will challenge your assumptions, build your expertise, and prepare you for success

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Simon PhD Faculty Journal

Making their mark.

In addition to a wealth of publications in their own right, Simon faculty have founded and served as the editors of some of the world's most highly acclaimed business publications. These include the prestigious Journal of Accounting and Economics.


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Innovative instruction, industry-shaping research.

Our faculty are known as much for their excellence in instruction and innovation and for their academic research. You’ll find classes with them stimulating and thought provoking. Simon professors keep the spirit of debate alive and well, reminding you with every class that great minds do not always think alike. Their experience, insights, and vision will challenge your assumptions, build your expertise, and prepare you to succeed in research and academia.

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