Integrated Expertise

Presenting Sawyer Business School faculty expertise—direct from the intersection of the private, public, and non-profit sectors​. Nearly 40% of the faculty bring international backgrounds and experiences to the school and their research.

"The On-Ramp"

An ongoing series that presents actionable insights from Sawyer Business School faculty, researchers, and academic centers.

On Thin Ice

For the first time since being axed by the Boston Bruins, Bruce Cassidy returned to the Garden on 12/5/22 as coach of the Las Vegas Golden Knights to take on his old team—which was 13-0 at home at the time.

In this episode of "The On-Ramp," Professor Skip Perham speaks with Professor Lauren Hajjar about the dynamics of coaching in relation to Cassidy’s firing last summer.

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Performance Communication Panel

Our National Center for Public Performance hosted a panel that explored various strategies from public sector organizations in communicating performance information to their stakeholders.

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Thought Leadership

Sawyer Business School faculty publish research that has achieved more than 38,000 Google citations. They also serve as editors of some of the world’s leading academic publications.

  • Nancy Feng
    Associate Editor, Journal of Public Budgeting, Accounting & Financial Management
    Guest Co-Editor, Special Issue of Accounting, Accountability, and Governance in Nonprofit Organizations and Government-owned Enterprises

  • Lin Gao
    Associate Editor, China Finance Review International

  • Katerina Gonzalez
    Guest Co-Editor, Special Issue of International Journal of Human Resource Management

  • Aroon Manoharan
    Editor, Occasional Paper Series of the ASPA-Section on International and Comparative Administration (SICA)

  • Anne Schnader
    Associate Editor, Accounting and the Public Interest
    Associate Editor, Journal of Theoretical Accounting Research

  • I-Chen Wang
    Associate Editor, Technology Forecast & Social Change

  • Mujde Yuksel
    Associate Editor, Journal of Consumer Marketing

Practitioner Expertise

Our faculty includes not only researchers, but also leading practitioners who bring extensive real-world experiences into the classroom. Nearly 30% of our full-time faculty come from companies and organizations in a range of industries, including finance, entrepreneurship, marketing, and global business.

Richard Gregg, MBA, Distinguished Instructor in Healthcare Administration, serves as Interim Chief Executive Officer of Community Health Program, a federally qualified health center in Massachusetts.

Kimberley Ring, Instructor of Marketing, oversees Suffolk in the Hub, a highly successful student-run marketing agency

Ric Thomas, Instructor of Finance, serves as a Senior Advisor to the World Bank, where he works with both the Disaster Risk Finance and Asset Allocation groups.

Sawyer Live

Learn about past and upcoming events as well as faculty participation in conferences worldwide.

Graduate Management Admission Council logoJodi Detjen, Associate Dean of Innovative Education and Programs, Executive Director of the MBA Program, and Associate Professor of Practice, will be attending the GMAC Leadership conference from January, 2023.

AACSB logoSawyer Business School Dean Amy Zeng will be attending the upcoming AACSB Dean’s Conference in February, 2023.

INFORMS logoSeokjin Kim, Associate Professor of the Information Systems and Operations Management department, will be attending the INFORMS MSOM Conference in June, 2023.

AMCIS logoKaushik Ghosh, Assistant Professor of the Information Systems and Operations Management department, will be attending the AMCIS conference in August, 2023.

Sawyer Bookshelf​

Lay it on the Table book cover

Linda Melconian, Public Service and Healthcare Administration, recently published Lay It on the Table, which chronicles an important part of our national history: the time when Speaker Tip O'Neill led the U.S. House of Representatives to end the Vietnam War.

Twenty Jobs Twenty Lessons book cover

Bob Cargill, Marketing, published his new book, Twenty Jobs, Twenty Lessons — A Long, Strange Career in Marketing, from Junk Mail to Social Media. The book chronicles the professional career of a copywriter who has learned a lot on the way...and wants to share it.

Organizational Change in an Urban Police Department book cover

In Organizational Change in an Urban Police Department, Brenda Bond-Fortier, Public Service and Healthcare Administration, analyzes the community and organizational forces that stimulated change in the Lowell Police Department.