Research at Isenberg makes an impact on the business world and society and advances knowledge in seven academic disciplines.

Isenberg School faculty members have nationally recognized strengths in financial risk analysis, alternative investments, operations and quality management, organization theory, marketing and public policy, sport marketing, behavioral accounting, hospitality management, entrepreneurship, business leadership, and many other areas.

Isenberg Journal List

Isenberg Journal List

These are the top most recent publications by Isenberg faculty.

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Faculty News

Accounting Faculty Member Recognized for Service
Accounting Faculty Member Recognized for Service
Lynda Schwartz, a lecturer for the department of accounting and director of the forensic accounting and analytics programs, was recognized with one of
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Faculty Research: How Tech Can Guide Tourism Recoveries
Faculty Research: How Tech Can Guide Tourism Recoveries
Irem Onder Neuhofer has investigated how social media drives travel demand, how the sharing economy has changed supply, and how emerging trends, such
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Message from the Associate Dean of Research

Isenberg faculty members and PhD students are engaged in cutting-edge research that makes an impact on the business world and society, as well as the knowledge base in academia. We have gained a global reputation for thought leadership by addressing important issues with rigorous research methods across a range of topic areas, including business leadership, alternative investments, behavioral accounting, the economic impact of tourism, marketing and public policy, large-scale networks, human-computer interactions, sport diversity issues, entrepreneurship, knowledge creation, and information flows.

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Isenberg’s research mission is supported by:

  • Internationally recognized scholars. On our faculty we have over 15 members with endowed professorships. Many of our faculty members hold editorial positions and sit on prestigious editorial review boards. They continue to innovate and push the boundaries of their disciplines.
  • A wealth of research support. This includes access to important research databases, the support of the W.E.B. Du Bois Library and its extensive digital catalog, and research support found at a top 25 public university.
  • A strong established doctoral program. Over the past 50 years, Isenberg has offered PhD concentrations in accounting, finance, hospitality and tourism, marketing, management science, information systems, organizational studies, sport management, and strategic management.
  • A vibrant academic environment. The UMass Amherst campus houses many nationally ranked programs in a variety of fields, which offer interdisciplinary support and opportunities. The five-college environment—including Amherst College, Hampshire College, Mt. Holyoke College, and Smith College—provides extended access to resources and collaboration opportunities.
  • A culture that values innovation and thought leadership. We are driven to make an impact with our research.

George R. Milne
Associate Dean of Research & Carney Family Endowed Professor

Our Faculty

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Farshid Abdi
Assistant Professor
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Christopher P. Agoglia
Richard Simpson Endowed Professor
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Orhan Akisik
Senior Lecturer II
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Brett Albert
Lecturer
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Agha Iqbal Ali
Karen & Chuck Peters Family Endowed Professor
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Jenafer Andrén-Kazunas
Chef-Professor, Senior Lecturer, Marriott Center Operations Coordinator
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Priyank Arora
Honors Program Director & Assistant Professor
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Albert G. Assaf
Professor, Hadelman Family Faculty Fellow & PhD Coordinator
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Melissa Baker
Associate Professor
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Carey Baldwin
Lecturer
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Carol Barr
Senior Vice Provost and Dean of Undergraduate Education; Associate Professor
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Cynthia Barstow
Senior Lecturer
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Rudolph T. Bedeley
Assistant Professor
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Bradley Bennett
Ronald C. Mannino Faculty Fellow & Associate Professor
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Jeremiah W. Bentley
Richard Dieter MS ‘66 & Susan C. Dieter Faculty Fellow and Associate Professor
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Adjunct Faculty
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Michael Blomfield
Assistant Professor
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Kristin Bock
Senior Lecturer II
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Kerri Bohonowicz
Clinical Lecturer
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Robert Bowse
Senior Lecturer II & Director
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