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  • Dean Madhav Rajan Madhav V. Rajan, Dean
    Dean Rajan, George Pratt Shultz Professor of Accounting, joined the Chicago Booth faculty on July 1, 2017. Previously, he spent 16 years on the faculty of the Stanford University Graduate School of Business where he was the Robert K. Jaedicke Professor of Accounting, with a courtesy appointment in the Law School. He served as senior associate dean for academic affairs from 2010 to 2016, overseeing the school’s MBA program. From 2002 to 2010, he was area coordinator for the accounting faculty group. Before joining Stanford, Rajan served 11 years on the faculty at the Wharton School. His research interest is primarily in the economics-based analysis of management accounting issues, especially as they relate to the choice of internal control and performance systems in firms. Dean Rajan received his bachelor’s degree from the University of Madras, India, and MS degrees and a PhD from Carnegie Mellon University. Learn more about Madhav V. Rajan »
  • Phil Berger Dean Photo Phil Berger, Deputy Dean for Corporate Relations and Part-Time MBA Programs
    Wallman Family Professor of Accounting and a tenured full professor at Chicago Booth since 2002, Berger previously served on the faculty of the Wharton School. His research interests are mainly in the areas of financial reporting and corporate finance. Berger's research has been published widely in accounting and finance journals and he has been a co-editor of the Journal of Accounting Research since 2004. His teaching interests are mainly in financial accounting. While at Wharton, he won every MBA teaching award that the Wharton School offers. At Chicago Booth, he has been awarded the Phoenix Prize. Berger has PhD and MBA degrees from the University of Chicago, as well as undergraduate and graduate degrees from the University of Saskatchewan, Canada. Learn more about Phil Berger »
  • Stacey Cole, Dean Stacey Kole, Deputy Dean for Corporate Relations and the Full-time MBA Program
    Stacey Kole, Clinical Professor of Economics, joined Chicago Booth in 2004 from the Simon School of Business at the University of Rochester, where she was associate professor of economics and associate dean for MBA programs. She earned her master's and doctoral degrees in economics from the University of Chicago. Her research interests covered policies and practices that dictate behavior within organizations and its relation to firm performance. She teaches a course on managing the workplace. Learn more about Stacey Kole »
  • Douglas J. Skinner Douglas J. Skinner, Deputy Dean for Faculty
    Eric J. Gleacher Distinguished Service Professor of Accounting, Skinner has been a tenured full professor at Chicago Booth since 2005. Previously he was KPMG Professor of Accounting at the Ross School of Business, University of Michigan. He received a bachelor's degree in economics with first class honors in accounting and finance from Macquarie University in Sydney and a master's degree and PhD in applied economics: accounting and finance from the University of Rochester. Skinner is a leading expert in corporate disclosure practices, corporate financial reporting, and corporate finance, with a focus on payout policy. Learn more about Douglas J. Skinner »
  • Pietro VeronesiPietro Veronesi, Deputy Dean for Faculty
    Veronesi, the Roman Family Professor of Finance, joined Chicago Booth on obtaining his PhD in economics from Harvard University in 1997. An expert of financial economics and valuation, Veronesi is also a research associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research, and a research fellow of the Center for Economic and Policy Research. His research has been widely published in top economics and finance journals. He received his laurea degree magna cum laude and honors in economics from Bocconi University in 1992, and earned a master's degree with distinction from the London School of Economics in 1993. Learn more about Pietro Veronesi »