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Faculty Advisory Council

Bryan Bollinger HeadshotProfessor Bryan Bollinger’s research portfolio aims to understand the causal effects of marketing and policy decisions in sustainability domains, and the interdependent reactions by consumers and firms. Examples include drivers of solar adoption and pricing, the role of home-automation and dynamic pricing on demand response, and response to information. His research has been supported by grants from the Department of Energy, National Science Foundation, Environmental Protection Agency, and others. Professor Bollinger received his BA and BE in engineering at Dartmouth College and his M.A. in Economics and Ph.D. in Marketing at Stanford University. His research has appeared in peer-reviewed journals in marketing, economics, and general science, and it has been highlighted in news outlets such as `The Economist’, `NPR’, `The New York Times’, and `The Harvard Business Review’.

Sinziana HeadshotSinziana Dorobantu, Assistant Professor of Management and Organizations, joined the NYU Stern School of Business in July 2012, after completing her Ph.D. at Duke University and a two-year postdoctoral fellowship at the Wharton School at University of Pennsylvania. Her research interests span the areas of nonmarket strategy, global strategy, and political economy. She researches the strategies through which firms build relationships with different social and political stakeholders to gain and maintain support for their operations. More specifically, she examines how firms engage and govern their relationships with local communities and the extent to which such engagements affect the financial value of these firms. Her research builds on different theoretical traditions and seeks to contribute to the broader understanding of what it takes to obtain and maintain a “social license to operate” in infrastructure and extractive industries.

Anjolein HeadshotAnjolein Schmeits, Clinical Professor of Finance, joined New York University Stern School of Business in September 2005 teaching "Corporate Finance" and "Valuation." Professor Schmeits's research, which has been published in the Review of Financial Studies, the Journal of Financial Intermediation and others, focuses on the interface between financial intermediation and corporate finance. She has participated in several policy-oriented research and consulting projects and co-authored a book on the functioning of banks and capital markets in the Netherlands and the financing of the Dutch corporate sector. Before joining NYU Stern, Professor Schmeits was an Assistant Professor of Finance at the Olin Business School of Washington University in St. Louis, where she taught advanced corporate finance courses. She has received several teaching awards, most recently the 2008 Excellence in Teaching Award in Stern's Executive M.B.A. program. Professor Schmeits received her M.Sc./B.S. degree, with highest honors, in Economics from Tilburg University, and her Ph.D. in Finance from the University of Amsterdam. She was a visiting scholar at Indiana University during her Ph.D. studies.

 Divya Singhvi HeadshotProfessor Divya Singhvi joined New York University's Stern School of Business in September 2021. Professor Singhvi’s research lies at the intersection of data-driven operations management and machine learning. He has worked on developing novel machine learning algorithms for sequential decision making with applications to revenue and inventory management, healthcare operations and social good. Professor Singhvi received his B.S in Operations Research & Engineering from Cornell University and his Ph.D. in Operations Research from MIT.

Luis Cabral HeadshotProfessor Luis Cabral, Professor of Microeconomics, has been with NYU Stern for more than a decade. Before joining NYU Stern, Professor Cabral was on the faculty at Universidade Nova de Lisboa (Portugal), London Business School and, for short periods, Berkeley, Yale and IESE Business School. Professor Cabral is also Research Fellow of the Center for Economic Policy Research. At Stern, Professor Cabral teaches courses in microeconomics. His primary research area is the study of dynamic competition and the economics of media and entertainment. He has written numerous paper and books, including Introduction to Industrial Organizations (MIT Press).

Paul Zarowin HeadshotPaul Zarowin, Professor of Accounting, at the Stern School of Business, New York University, teaching Financial Accounting and Financial Reporting and Analysis in the undergraduate and MBA programs. Professor Zarowin earned his B.A. in History from the University of Pennsylvania in 1977, and his M.B.A. and Ph.D. from the University of Chicago in 1981 and 1985. He has won numerous research awards, including the New York University Presidential Fellowship, the Peat Marwick National Research Fellowship, and the Glucksman Institute Fellowship. Professor Zarowin's research focuses on the relation between stock market prices and financial accounting data. He has studied how and why this relation varies over time and across firms, and how factors such as firms, regulators, and the economic environment affect the relation. Professor Zarowin's recent work deals with the extent to which stock prices reflect firms' future prospects, and how this is affected by firm's disclosures, accounting choices, and regulations. Professor Zarowin has published articles in a wide range of journals, including the Journal of Accounting Research, the Journal of Accounting and Economics, The Accounting Review, the Review of Accounting Studies, The Journal of Finance, and the Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis.