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Faculty Research

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Shaping Business Theory and Practice

DePaul University business professors are industry experts whose research impacts not only academic thought and student learning, but also business practice and public policymaking. From tracking local housing trends to studying white-collar fraud, our faculty are at the forefront of today's pressing business and societal issues.

Our professors rank among the world's most prolific scholars of business education research, according to two studies presented at the Academy of Management’s 2016 annual meeting. Among approximately 1,900 institutions surveyed internationally, our faculty ranks:
  • No. 2 for producing research about marketing education, and
  • No. 6 overall for generating business and management education research.


Faculty Research Spotlight

James Mourey

To what extent will technology start potentially replacing human-to-human interaction? Assistant Professor of Marketing James Mourey's research examines how digital products like Amazon’s Alexa or Siri fulfill social needs.

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  • Centers & Institutes

    DePaul's business school houses more than a dozen centers and institutes that connect our campus to the world of business.

    These centers contribute industry research and educational activities in a number of areas, such as real estate, risk management and hospitality, and foster collaboration among faculty, students and the business community.

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Business Expertise

DePaul's business faculty serve as experts and thought leaders on a range of issues, and have been featured in national media outlets such as The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, Forbes, Harvard Business Review and WTTW-TV's "Chicago Tonight."

If you're a member of the media and need input on a business issue, find a source in DePaul's Experts Guide, or contact a member of the university's newsroom staff.