Catherine H. Clark
Adjunct Professor at the Center for the Advancement of Social Entrepreneurship (CASE)
Director of the CASE i3 Initiative on Impact Investing
An impact investor who has managed both foundation and private investment funds, Professor Clark has been an active pioneer for 25 years in the fields of impact investing and for-profit and nonprofit social entrepreneurship. Professor Clark joined the faculty at Duke in 2007 as part of the Center for the Advancement of Social Entrepreneurship (CASE). She teaches an elective course on Social Entrepreneurship and co-teaches Fuqua’s advanced course on Impact Investing. In 2011, Professor Clark founded the CASE i3 Initiative on Impact investing, the first comprehensive global program by a top business school focused on developing the field of impact investing by providing knowledge and tools to students, practitioners and academics. Professor Clark also a partner in the Social Entrepreneurship Accelerator at Duke, a $10 million contract that is part of in USAID’s Higher Education Solutions Network. In 2013, she was selected as the sole academic member of the U.S. National Advisory Board for the G8 Taskforce on Social Impact Investing. Professor Clark’s background includes work across the nonprofit, private and government sectors. She founded one of the nation’s first academic programs focusing on social entrepreneurship–the Research Initiative on Social Entrepreneurship (RISE) — at Columbia Business School in 2001, where she subsequently served as faculty for nine years. Before that, she created and managed an impact investment fund in 2001 with Fred Wilson (now of Union Square Ventures) and Jerry Colonna of Flatiron Partners, an affiliate of JP Morgan Partners. Formerly, she was Vice President at the Markle Foundation, where for over seven years she helped manage the foundation’s portfolio of grants and program-related investments, working directly for the President, founder of Sesame Street and the Children’s Television Workshop. Prior to that, she worked on cross-sector issues in communications policy at the Aspen Institute, and global economic development through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). Professor Clark holds a BA from the University of Virginia and an MBA from Columbia Business School.
Associate Professor of Management
Professor Cummings received his BA in Psychology from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, his AM in Psychology from Harvard, and his PhD in Organization Science from Carnegie Mellon University. After completing his dissertation, he spent three years at the MIT Sloan School of Management as an Assistant Professor, where he received an NSF Early Career Award for his research on innovation in geographically dispersed teams and networks. His subsequent research has focused on virtual teams in corporations as well as collaboration in science, and his publications have appeared in outlets across a number of fields, including Organizational Behavior (e.g., Management Science, Academy of Management Journal, Academy of Management Review), Information Systems (e.g., MIS Quarterly, Information Systems Research), Human-Computer Interaction (e.g., CHI, CSCW, CACM), and Science Policy (e.g., Social Studies of Science, Research Policy).
Associate Professor of Accounting
Professor Dyreng’s research interests are in corporate tax avoidance, international taxation, and accounting for income taxes. He has published in The Accounting Review, Journal of Accounting Research, Journal of Financial Economics, among others. He teaches managerial accounting to graduate students, and has received the Excellence in Teaching Award in the Duke MMS program three times. Professor Dyreng holds master’s and bachelor’s degrees in accounting from Brigham Young University and received his PhD at the University of North Carolina in 2008.
T. Austin Finch, Sr. Professor of Business Administration
Professor Moorman’s research focuses on understanding the nature and effects of information utilization and learning activities by consumers, managers, organizations, and financial markets. She has examined these issues in contexts ranging from innovation, marketing research relationships, networks and interfirm alliances, and the impact of public policy and regulation. Professor Moorman is the author of Strategy from the Outside In: Profiting from Customer Value with George S. Day (McGraw Hill, 2010). Professor Moorman research has won four best paper awards and been published in Journal of Marketing Research, Journal of Consumer Research, Marketing Science, Journal of Marketing, Journal of Public Policy & Marketing, International Journal of Research in Marketing, Academy of Management Review, Administrative Science Quarterly, and Harvard Business Review. Her research has been supported by grants from the Marketing Science Institute, the Institute for the Study of Business Markets, and the National Science Foundation. She is an Associate Editor for the Journal of Marketing Research and Journal of Marketing, has edited the book Assessing Marketing Strategy Performance with Don Lehmann, and is the founding and current Director of The CMO Survey, which collects and disseminates the opinions of top marketers in order to predict the future of markets, track marketing excellence, and improve the value of marketing in firms and in society. Professor Moorman has served on the Board of Directors and chair of the Marketing Strategy Special Interest Group for the American Marketing Association, as Director of Public Policy for the Association for Consumer Research, and as an Academic Trustee for the Marketing Science Institute. She won the 2012 Paul D. Converse Award for significant contributions to marketing theory and to the advancement of science in marketing, the 2008 Mahajan Award for Career Contributions to Marketing Strategy from the American Marketing Association and the 2008 Distinguished Marketing Educator from the Academy of Marketing Science. Professor received her BS from Northern Kentucky University and her MBA and PhD from the University of Pittsburgh.
Ford Motor Company Professor of Business Administration
Debu Purohit is the Ford Motor Company Professor of Business Administration at the
Fuqua School of Business at Duke University. He received his PhD from the Graduate School of Industrial Administration at Carnegie
Mellon University. His research interests are primarily in the marketing of technology
products and durable goods. His research appears in
journals such as Management Science, Marketing Science, Journal of Consumer
Research, and Journal of Marketing Research. He is an Associate Editor of Management
Science and of Quantitative Marketing and Economics, and is on the editorial boards of
Marketing Science, International Journal of Research in Marketing, and Journal of
Interactive Marketing. He has won many teaching awards including the Daimler-Chrysler
Award for Innovation and Excellence in Teaching in the fulltime MBA program as well
as in Duke’s Executive MBA programs. He currently teaches a course on the Marketing