FacultySusan Stehlik, Academic Director, joined New York University Stern School of Business as a Clinical Assistant Professor of Management Communication in September 2007.
Professor Stehlik is CEO of Prime Time Ideas, Inc., a management training and consulting company she founded in 1997. Projects have focused on effective communication strategies for performance, resource management, and personal presence as well as critical interventions. Her portfolio of specialties includes diversity and leadership training, executive coaching, legal and ethical investigations; as well as work with Emotional Intelligence, and core communication skills. She has worked with companies such as ABC Television, SAC Capital, Vanguard Investments, Detica and Comedy Central, and has lectured on a variety of human resource issues to the Japan Society, University of Dar es Salaam and the McKinsey Global Business Institute, to name a few. Read Professor Stehlik's full biography here.
Karen Brenner joined New York University Stern School of Business as an Adjunct Associate Professor in May 2007, became a Clinical Professor of Business in September 2008 and Executive Director of Law and Business Initiatives in 2012. She teaches Professional Responsibility in Law and Business, Corporate Governance in Law and Business, Corporate Turnarounds, Professional Responsibility and Leadership and Business and Its Publics.
Professor Brenner's areas of interest include corporate governance, professional ethics and leadership, corporate turnarounds and crisis management. Read Professor Brenner's full biography here.
Chris Burggraeve is a leading entrepreneurial global marketer. Over the last 25 years, he built world-class marketing capabilities in developed, developing and emerging markets and has worked with major international organizations, such as Procter & Gamble, The Coca-Cola Company and Anheuser-Busch InBev.
He has been Board member and President of the World Federation of Advertisers (WFA, 2008-2013), and is an active Board member of the NYC based Belgian-American Chamber of Commerce (2010-present).
David Juran holds faculty appointments at New York University Stern School of Business, Columbia's Graduate School of Business, and Cornell's Johnson Graduate School of Management. His research on the modeling of human factors in productive systems and the management of quality has appeared in Management Science, Journal of Operations Management, and other journals.
Professor Juran's academic interests are informed by extensive industrial and corporate experience at Pepperidge Farm, Spaulding Company and Juran Institute, as well as his experience as an independent management consultant for organizations such as Johnson & Johnson, Kelly Services, Pfizer, Walker Digital, Carl Zeiss, The Leasing Exchange, Novantas, MTV Networks and MarketBridge. Read Professor Juran's full biography here.
Timo Lainema is an Adjunct Professor at Turku School of Economics (TSE) in Turku, Finland.
He holds a Ph.D. and a master degree in economics and business administration from TSE with an emphasis on Information Management. His Ph.D. thesis (2003) focused on the use of business simulation games in business process education. He constructed his first business simulation game in 1987 and since then he has applied simulation games in business education, in university teaching, executive education and in in-house management training programs.
David Purdy joined New York University Stern School of Business as a Clinical Assistant Professor of Management Communication in September 2012, after having been an adjunct professor since 2010. He teaches both MBA and undergraduate courses through Stern’s Management Communications Department, as well as facilitating seminars through Stern’s Executive Education program.
Professor Purdy draws on more than 25 years of experience and education in business and the arts as well as a life-long love of technology to help students, executives and entrepreneurs think and communicate more effectively both in person and online. Prior to joining Stern, he taught communications at Fordham University, Baruch College and the Mountbatten Institute, a Cambridge University accredited MBA program. He also taught Integrated Marketing Communications for the State University of New York (SUNY), encompassing advertising, public relations and social media. Professor Purdy also trains corporate clients and entrepreneurs through the American Management Association and his own firm, Big Blue Soapbox, offering communication skills, entrepreneurial planning and mediation training. Read Professor Purdy's full biography here.
Jay Rubin joined New York University Stern School of Business as an Adjunct Professor in January 2008. His fields of expertise include corporate communication and media. He is a writer and a public relations consultant whose clients over the years have included ABC, Bain & Company, CNBC, Gerber and Scholastic, among numerous others. Previously, he worked as a cable television network executive and as a journalist covering media issues. Read Professor Rubin's full biography here.
Anjolein Schmeits joined New York University Stern School of Business as a Visiting Assistant Professor of Finance in September 2005 and became a Clinical Associate Professor of Finance in September 2008. She is now a Clinical Professor of Finance.
Professor Schmeits's research focuses on the interface between financial intermediation and corporate finance. In particular, she examines the economic role of financial intermediaries such as banks and credit rating agencies, and analyzes how the organization and competitive structure of the financial sector affect contract design and firms' financing choices. In addition, she is interested in the design of effective corporate governance arrangements within firms and industries. Read Professor Schmeit's full biography here.
Roy C. Smith has been on the faculty of the New York University Leonard N. Stern School of Business since September 1987. He is a Professor of Management Practice and is the Kenneth Langone Professor of Entrepreneurship and Finance. Prior to assuming this appointment he was a General Partner of Goldman, Sachs & Co., which he joined in 1966, specializing in international investment banking and corporate finance. Upon his retirement from the firm to join the faculty, he was the senior international partner. During his career at Goldman Sachs he served as President of Goldman Sachs International Corp. while resident in the firm's London office in the 1980s.
Professor Smith's principal areas of research include international banking and finance, all forms of entrepreneurial finance and institutional investment practice, professional conduct and business ethics. He is a frequent guest lecturer at other business schools in the U.S. and in Europe. Read Professor Smith's full biography here.
Bruce Tuckman joined New York University Stern School of Business as a Clinical Professor of Finance in September 2012. His current research focuses on public policy with respect to financial markets. His most recent papers include proposals to reform the tri-party repo market, the derivatives safe harbor provisions and the Fed’s provision of liquidity in a crisis. The third edition of his textbook, Fixed Income Securities: Tools for Today’s Markets, was published in fall 2011. Read Professor Tuckman's full biography here.
Robert F. Whitelaw is the Edward C. Johnson 3D Professor of Entrepreneurial Finance and the Chair of the Finance Department at New York University Leonard N. Stern School of Business. He has been with NYU Stern for more than 15 years.
Professor Whitelaw teaches investments and capital markets in the MBA and undergraduate programs. He won the Professor of the Year Award in the undergraduate college for 2007-08. Professor Whitelaw has published numerous articles in top academic journals including the Review of Financial Studies, the Journal of Finance and the Journal of Financial Economics, as well as practitioner journals such as the Financial Analysts Journal, the Journal of Derivatives, the Journal of Fixed Income and Risk. Read Professor Whitelaw's full biography here.
Aline Wolff is a Clinical Associate Professor of Management Communication at New York University’s Leonard N. Stern School of Business. She teaches courses in innovative thinking for business, as well as business, management and organizational communication for the undergraduates, MBAs and for the Executive Education programs, including the Bankseta program for South African bankers and Communication Strategies: Developing Leadership Presence.
Professor Wolff has been with NYU Stern since 1994. Her primary research areas include innovative thinking for business, neuroscience and learning for the millennial generation, and experiential learning for business. Before joining NYU Stern, she worked on Wall Street, at Citibank and Goldman Sachs and Co. as well as IBM. Read Professor Wolff's full biography here.
Jeffrey J. Younger joined New York University Stern School of Business as a Clinical Assistant Professor of Management Communication in September 2007. He specializes in business writing, public speaking, team dynamics and critical thinking and has worked for more than 26 years in the field of entertainment, media and corporate communications.
Prior to his appointment, Professor Younger taught advanced business writing courses at Cornell University's Off Campus College Program. He has developed workplace education courses for corporate clients such as American Express, Morgan Stanley, the New York City Transit Authority and the New York City Department of Education. Read Professor Younger's full biography here.