Faculty & Research

World-class researchers

Our Faculty

Our faculty are committed professors and passionate mentors. They’re also corporate leaders, experienced entrepreneurs, industry experts and world-class researchers. Over the past years, we've significantly increased our contributions to top-tier publications across all disciplines, expanded our accredited degree offerings and achieved success in attaining desirable national and global rankings. We also conduct industry-sponsored research for clients such as HP, Intel and Gerber Foods, Amazon, Walmart as well as the National Science Foundation.

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A College of Business faculty member meets with a student in Austin Hall
Two College of Business faculty members in the Research Suite
Thought leadership across disciplines


OSU is a land-, sea-, space- and sun-grant institution with a Carnegie Foundation Tier 1 research designation. OSU has been top-ranked globally by the Center for World University Rankings no. 273 out of approximately 20,000 degree-granting institutions of higher education worldwide, and we are one of only four institutions in the Pacific Northwest to receive the 2022 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine.

Our world-class business faculty researchers are a go-to resource for all businesses that aim to make a positive impact on the Oregon economy and beyond.

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Intersection of academia and industry

Centers & Strategic Initiatives

Our centers are representions of our faculty's thought leadership in numerous areas, including entrepreneurship, big data and analytics and corporate diversity. They also provide opportunities for students and faculty to go beyond the academic experience of our majors and programs. Our centers are connection points between the college to the Oregon business community.

Explore the ways we’re forging innovative partnerships between the college and the Oregon business community and collaborating on thought leadership in specialized areas of focus.

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