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‘Business is personal’ drives Alexander Bick’s mentoring approach

When we think about our jobs, many of us at W. P. Carey point to relationships as being some of the most important work we do. Whether with students or each other, our business is personal approach takes a front seat. Alexander Bick, associate professor of economics, is no different. “When I think about what I’m most proud of professionally, I think about the PhD students I have worked with. Watching them grow from the beginning of the program into their own independent researchers is really special.”

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Mark Seasholes: Stocks by day, sculpture by night

Mark Seasholes, professor in the finance department, knew he wanted to join the W. P. Carey family after giving a seminar on campus...

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Victor Benjamin: Eschewing buzzwords, opting for usable and accessible research

Victor Benjamin, Assistant Professor of Information Systems and co-director of the Actionable Analytics Lab, sighs when asked how...

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Margaret Luciano: Pushing research into practice

“Think first responders, members of the military, operating and emergency room personnel.

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Lauren Chenarides: A little luck, a lot of hard work

Sometimes in life, with just a little luck and a lot of hard work, our passions and our talents line up perfectly — and we find...

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Adriana Samper: Learning goes both ways

It’s surprising that Adriana Samper didn’t seriously think about academia as a potential career, considering both of her parents...

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Andy Call: Personable and practical

“When I was in elementary school, I thought I wanted to grow up and be an elementary school teacher.

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Jason Nichols: Coming full circle

Clinical Associate Professor Jason Nichols grew up among the pines, redwoods, and fir trees of northwest Oregon.

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John Eaton: Fostering passion in students

“I’m Mr. U.S. Geography,” says Clinical Professor of Marketing John Eaton.

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Stephie Fried: Influencing economics students

Stephie Fried started her college career as a math major at Grinnell College in Iowa, but found herself drawn to economics.

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Melissa Samuelson: Thinking critically about ethics

Melissa Samuelson has always seen herself as an insanely curious person.

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Ned Wellman: Learning about leadership

Assistant Professor Ned Wellman had an opportunity to teach negotiations as part of his PhD program and thought it was so...

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Jonathan Ketcham: Sharing great ideas

With a dad who has a PhD in theology, and a mom who taught computer information systems and wrote textbooks at Baylor University,...

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