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September 5, 2012

School Welcomes New Faculty Members

Eleven new faculty members have joined Columbia Business School in fall 2012.

Topics: Leadership

Eleven new faculty members have joined Columbia Business School in fall 2012:

Saki Bigio joins the Finance and Economics Division as an assistant professor. He received a bachelor’s degree in economics from the Universidad del Pacifico and a PhD from New York University in 2012. His research interests are macroeconomics, finance, banking, and industrial organization.

Emily Breza joins the Finance and Economics Division as an assistant professor. She received a bachelor’s degree in mathematics and economics from Yale University in 2005 and a PhD from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 2012. Her research interests are development economics and corporate finance.

Adam Galinsky joins the Management Division as a full professor. Prior to joining the School, Galinsky was the Morris and Alice Kaplan Professor of Ethics and Decision in Management at the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University. He received his PhD from Princeton University in social psychology and his bachelor’s degree from Harvard University. His research and teaching focus on leadership, power, negotiations, decision making, diversity, and ethics.

Jonas Hjort joins the Finance and Economics Division as an assistant professor. He received a bachelor’s degree in economics from the London School of Economics in 2005, a master’s in international and development economics from Yale University, and a PhD in economics from the University of California, Berkeley, in 2012. His research interests are development economics, labor and behavioral economics, and political economy.

Ilyana Kuziemko joins the Finance and Economics Division as an associate professor. She was selected after a school-wide healthcare search. Prior to joining Columbia Business School, Kuziemko was an assistant professor of economics and public affairs at Princeton University. Her research interests are in the area of public finance with an emphasis on health economics and issues of economic inequality.

Mauricio Larrain joins the Finance and Economics Division as an assistant professor. He received a bachelor’s degree and master’s degree in economics from the Universidad Catolica de Chile in 2001 and 2002, respectively, and a PhD in economics from the University of California, Berkeley, in 2012. His research interests are macroeconomics, finance, and development economics.

Suresh Nallareddy joins the Accounting Division as an assistant professor. He received a master’s degree from the Birla Institute of Technology and Science in 2002 and a PhD from the University of Southern California in 2012. His research interests are accounting information and asset pricing, analyst forecasts, and empirical asset pricing.

Andrea Prat joins the Finance and Economics Division as a full professor. Prior to joining Columbia Business School, he was a full professor at the London School of Economics. Prat is an applied microeconomist specializing in organizational economics and political economy.

Evan Rawley joins the Management Division as an associate professor. Prior to joining Columbia Business School, he was an assistant professor of management at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. His research interests are corporate strategy and organizational economics.

Miklos Sarvary joins the Marketing Division as a visiting professor and as faculty director of the School’s Media Program. At INSEAD, he is a professor of marketing and dean of executive education. Sarvary’s most recent research examines how social networks, new media, and user-generated content transform marketing.

Keith Wilcox joins the Marketing Division as an assistant professor. Prior to joining Columbia Business School, he was an assistant professor at Babson College. Wilcox received his bachelor’s degree in finance from the City University of New York, an MBA from the University of California, and a PhD in marketing from the City University of New York. His research interests are the influence of emotions and experiences on consumer judgment.