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

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.

Your politics might help you get the job — or no‪t‬

Jill Ellingson, Dana Anderson Professor of Management, is featured in an episode of the "When Experts Attack" podcast to talk about her research on political affiliation and employment screening decisions.

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 — Best-selling author and consultant Cynthia Cooper, who uncovered one of the largest incidents of accounting fraud in U.S. history, will deliver the University of Kansas School of Business Walter S. Sutton Ethics Lecture at 7 p.m. Nov. 10.
LAWRENCE — The University of Kansas School of Business will honor business leaders Peter and Veronica Mallouk with its Distinguished Alumni Award this year.

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