Research and faculty

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Marketing professor Jessica Li delivers the 2019 Sutton Lecture in Capitol Federal Hall.

The pursuit of pre-eminent scholarship. It's is one of the foundations of our strategic plan.

We encourage, support and expect the creation of scholarship that contributes to the theory and practice of business and meets the highest standards of rigor and relevance.

With aggressive research agendas, KU School of Business professors regularly publish in leading academic journals and serve as experts for journalists and organizations. The KU School of Business recognizes that academic reputation is driven by research and is a direct result of our faculty members' achievements.

Academic areas

The School of Business has five academic areas: Accounting; Analytics, Information and Operations Management; Finance; Management and Entrepreneurship; Marketing and Business Law.

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Faculty in the media

Some Gen Z job applicants are scrubbing campus political activism from their resumes

The Washington Post spoke to Jill Ellingson, Neeli Bendapudi Professor of Management, about her research on political affiliation and employment screening decisions.

Audit committees benefit from accounting experts

Accounting Today features a study co-authored by Mike Wilkins, Larry D. Horner and KPMG Professor, about the benefits of including accounting experts on audit committees.

Seeing red: tricky times in the markets

The Financial Times features research from assistant professor William Bazley about how using the color red can affect investor behavior.

Democrats and Republicans Differ as Investors. How to Check Your Bias.

A study entitled “Partisan Bias in Fund Portfolios,” co-authored by finance professor Jide Wintoki, is featured in Barron's.


The mission and scope of our centers vary from the creation and dissemination of knowledge to community outreach and student programming.

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Latest news

LAWRENCE — The University of Kansas has awarded 13 students with honors that recognize community engagement, leadership and academics. Campanile Award
LAWRENCE — The University of Kansas School of Business will honor Jeff Gentry with its Distinguished Alumni Award this spring. Gentry will receive the award for his dedication to business excellence, community service and commitment to KU on April 21 during a private reception.

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