Academic Areas

Research of Consequence, Leaders in the Classroom

As an RI universitydesignating institutions with the highest level of researchthe School of Business has the faculty expertise and funding support to tackle both interdisciplinary and specialized research projects. 

To date, more than $100 million in research grants and contracts have been awarded to faculty, students, and staff. With this university-wide commitment to research of consequence our faculty are publishing in the top journals in their field and applying their knowledge and skills to develop theory and uncover practical insights that positively impact business, society, and sustainability.

Our faculty are leading educators as well. Organized by discipline, they teach undergraduate, MBA, master’s, PhD, and executive development students, demonstrating their ability to communicate complex business theory and processes to a range of audiences. 

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Academic Area Chairs

  • George Mason University School of Business Faculty JK Aier

    Area Chair, Accounting
    Additional Roles: Associate Professor, Accounting; Kearney & Company Faculty Fellow

    Dr. JK Aier is an associate professor and Accounting Area Chair in the School of Business at George Mason University.
  • George Mason University School of Business Faculty Jackie Brown

    Area Chair, Business Foundations
    Additional Roles: Instructor, Business Foundations; Dean's Teaching Faculty Fellow

    Jackie Brown is the area chair and an instructor within the Business Foundations Area in the School of Business at George Mason University.
  • George Mason University School of Business Faculty Jessica Hoppner

    Area Chair, Marketing
    Additional Roles:
    Associate Professor, Marketing; Dean's Scholar

    Jessica Hoppner is the area chair and an associate professor within the Marketing Area in the School of Business at George Mason University.
  • George Mason University School of Business Faculty Claus Langfred

    Area Chair, Management
    Additional Roles: Associate Professor, Management

    Claus Langfred is the area chair and an associate professor within the Management Area in the School of Business at George Mason University.
  • George Mason University School of Business Faculty Alexander Philipov

    Area Chair, Finance
    Additional Roles: Associate Professor

    Alexander Philipov is the Finance Area chair and associate professor in the School of Business at George Mason University.
  • George Mason University School of Business Faculty Pallab Sanyal

    Area Chair, Information Systems and Operations Management
    Additional Roles: Professor, Information Systems and Operations Management; Dean's Scholar

    Pallab Sanyal is the area chair and a professor within the Information Systems and Operations Management Area in the School of Business at George Mason University.