Sonia Marciano

Sonia  Marciano

Joined Stern 2007

Leonard N. Stern School of Business
Tisch Hall
40 West Fourth Street, 703
New York, NY 10012


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Sonia Marciano has been a Clinical Professor at the Stern School of Management since July, 2007. She teaches in Stern’s full time, part time, and executive MBA programs, as well as in the undergraduate college. She is Stern’s academic director for TRIUM – a joint executive MBA program that includes Stern, LSE and HEC. Marciano was a recipient of the 2022 NYU Distinguished Teaching Award, which is conferred to up to 6 faculty selected from more than three thousand across the 20+ schools that comprise New York University. The award is based on input from current students, alumni, and colleagues. She has taught MBA and executive MBA courses at Booth, Kellogg, Wharton and Yale. Professor Marciano has won several teaching awards for distinction in teaching, most recently for best professor in Yale and Stern’s Executive MBA programs.

Prior to joining Stern full time, she was at the Columbia Business School and prior to Columbia, she spent 2.5 years at Harvard’s Institute for Strategy and Competitiveness (ISC), where she developed content for the Institute's Microeconomics of Competitiveness course which she co-taught with Professor Michael E. Porter. Before HBS, Professor Marciano spent eight years as a Clinical Professor of Management and Strategy at the Kellogg School of Management, while also lecturing at the University of Chicago. Marciano has authored several HBS cases and co-authored the book Kellogg on Strategy, with Professor David Dranove. She has worked in consulting, insurance and banking prior to earning her PhD.

Marciano received her BA, MBA and PhD from the University of Chicago.

Courses Taught

  • Advanced Strategy: Tools
  • Consulting Practice
  • Independent Study
  • NYC Consulting Capstone
  • Strategic Analysis
  • Strategy
  • Strategy I
  • Strategy II

Academic Background

University of Chicago

University of Chicago

Ph.D., Business Economics and Industrial Organization
University of Chicago