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In the Spotlight

Four faculty members joined the Tuck School of Business this year. “We are delighted that for many years to come Tuck students will get access to these wonderful new professors, all of whom are experts in their fields and fully dedicated to teaching,” says Paul Danos, dean of the Tuck School.

Last month, Vox featured the 17 new members of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences.

Peter Golder
Professor of Marketing

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Peter Golder (NYU Office of Public Affairs)

Expertise: new products; global marketing

CV: Golder holds a PhD from the University of Southern California. His work has been published in numerous journals, including Marketing Science, the Journal of Marketing, and Harvard Business Review, as well as in the financial and popular press. Will and Vision: How Latecomers Grow to Dominate Markets (McGraw-Hill, 2002, with Gerard J. Tellis) was selected by the Harvard Business Review as one of the top 10 business books of 2002. Golder also received the inaugural Early Career Award from the American Marketing Association for his contributions to marketing strategy research.

Why Dartmouth? “I love the emphasis on thought leadership,” says Golder. “It is expressed through all aspects of scholarship: original research, inspiring teaching, and influencing business practice. As a bonus, Dartmouth and Hanover are exceptionally beautiful and friendly communities to work and live in.”

Karl Diether
Associate Professor of Business Administration

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Karl Diether (Photo by Mark Washburn)

Expertise: Finance, with a particular focus on short selling and the efficiency of the stock market

CV: Diether holds a PhD from the University of Chicago School of Business. His work has been published repeatedly in the Journal of Finance, and well as in the Review of Financial Studies. He received the Smith Breeden distinguished paper award given by the Journal of Finance in 2007 for “Supply and Demand Shifts in the Shorting Market.” Diether is also a frequent contributor to gatherings of national and international financial management associations.

Why Dartmouth? “Dartmouth—and Tuck specifically—is a nice fit for me in terms of both research and teaching,” says Diether. “Being here is a wonderful opportunity to interact with some of the best faculty and students in the world, and I know that in turn will make me a better researcher and teacher.”

Brian Tomlin
Associate Professor of Business Administration

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Brian Tomlin (Photo by Mark Washburn)

Expertise: Managing risk in supply chains, especially supply disruptions and quality-related failures; theoretical foundations of reliable and resilient real-world supply chains

CV: Tomlin holds a PhD from the Sloan School of Management at MIT, where he won the Zannetos prize for best dissertation. His work has been published in academic journals including Manufacturing and Service Operations Management and Management Science, as well as in the Financial Times. Tomlin has worked at companies such as GE and the Boston Consulting Group. He is a native of Dublin, Ireland.

Why Dartmouth? “The Tuck School of Business has outstanding faculty and students,” says Tomlin. “I knew it would be a great place to follow my passions in research and teaching.”

Adam M. Kleinbaum
Assistant Professor of Business Administration

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Adam M. Kleinbaum (Photo by Stuart Cahill)

Expertise: Social network analysis; the role of informal structure in fostering innovation within firms; organization theory

CV: Kleinbaum holds a DBA from the Harvard Business School (HBS). His doctoral work was supported by a Kauffman Dissertation Fellowship awarded by the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation and was recognized with the Wyss Award for Excellence in Doctoral Research from HBS. Kleinbaum also was awarded a postdoctoral research fellowship at HBS in organizational behavior. His work has been published in journals including the Harvard Business Review and Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal.

Why Dartmouth? “The Tuck School offers great colleagues in an excellent school that is part of a fine institution,” Kleinbaum says. “This is a fantastic community, both scholarly and otherwise.” 

By KELLY SEAMAN

Last Updated: 1/7/10