Faculty

The diverse group of thinkers that comprise the MIT Sloan Faculty are working in a wide array of disciplines and industries. Business today is complex, fast-moving, and global, and MIT Sloan is uniquely positioned to provide the thought leadership and management solutions necessary to successfully navigate this complex landscape.

Current and former faculty include:

  • Joshua Ackerman, among Poets & Quants’ World’s 40 Best Business-School Professors Under the Age of 40
  • Thomas J. Allen, inventor of the Allen Curve, co-author of Lean Enterprise Value
  • Arnold Barnett, leading expert on statistics and airline safety
  • Richard Beckhard, pioneer in the field of Organizational Development
  • Warren Bennis, leading expert on leadership and author of Leaders
  • Fischer Black, co-inventor of the Black-Scholes option pricing model
  • Erik Brynjolfsson, leading expert on information technology productivity
  • Alberto Cavallo, co-founder of the Billion Prices Project
  • John C. Cox, co-inventor of binomial options model and author of Options Markets
  • Michael A. Cusumano, author of Competing on Internet Time
  • Rudi Dornbusch, co-author of Macroeconomics and the Dornbusch Overshooting Model
  • Stanley Fischer, co-author of Macroeconomics and Governor of the Bank of Israel
  • Kristin Forbes, youngest-ever member of Council of Economic Advisers
  • Jay Wright Forrester, system dynamics pioneer
  • Renee Richardson Gosline, among Poets & Quants’ World’s 40 Best Business-School Professors Under the Age of 40
  • Michael Hammer, creator of business process reengineering theory
  • John R. Hauser, co-founder of Marketing Science
  • Jerry A. Hausman, economist, 1985 John Bates Clark Medal recipient
  • Thomas Kochan, leading expert on industrial relations
  • S. P. Kothari, editor of the Journal of Accounting and Economics
  • John Little, Institute Professor, founder of Marketing Science
  • Thomas W. Malone, founding director of the MIT Center for Collective Intelligence, author of The Future of Work, and original Wired magazine columnist
  • Robert C. Merton, 1997 Nobel Laureate in Economics
  • Douglas McGregor, inventor of “Theory X and Theory Y”
  • Franco Modigliani, 1985 Nobel Laureate in Economics and co-author of the Modigliani-Miller theorem
  • Stewart Myers, inventor of real option theory and author of Principles of Corporate Finance
  • Roberto Rigobon, leading expert on Applied Economics and co-founder of the Billion Prices Project
  • Edward B. Roberts, founder and chair of the MIT Entrepreneurship Center
  • Stephen Ross, inventor of arbitrage pricing theory
  • Paul Samuelson, first American Nobel Laureate in Economics, 1970
  • Edgar Schein, inventor of the term “corporate culture”
  • Myron S. Scholes, 1997 Nobel Laureate in Economics
  • Peter Senge, author of The Fifth Discipline, Fortune magazine top management guru
  • George P. Shultz, former United States Secretary of State
  • Robert Solow, 1987 Nobel Laureate in Economics
  • John Sterman, leading expert on System Dynamics
  • Tavneet Suri, among Poets & Quants’ World’s 40 Best Business-School Professors Under the Age of 40
  • Zeynep Ton, among Poets & Quants’ World’s 40 Best Business-School Professors Under the Age of 40
  • Eric von Hippel, leading authority on user innovation