The University of Texas at Austin, McCombs School of Business

The University of Texas at Austin, McCombs School of Business The University of Texas at Austin, McCombs School of Business

2100 Speedway, Austin, 78712, TX, US



The McCombs School is one of the largest and most distinguished top-tier business schools in the country. Our faculty members are ranked the 5th most productive researchers in the world, and they are ranked No. 3 Best Professors by Princeton Review.

The Texas BBA program is ranked 6th by Bloomberg Businessweek, and McCombs has more top-10 undergraduate specializations than any school except Wharton (Univ. of Pennsylvania). The Texas MBA program is ranked No. 15 by U.S. News and World Report. The accounting program is ranked No. 1 in undergraduate, graduate and post-graduate programs.

McCombs educates more than 12,000 students each year, creating one of the largest cumulative impacts of any business school in the world. About 2,000 professionals also participate each year in programs designed for working executives and their firms. These Texas Executive Education programs are held in our first-class AT&T Executive Education and Conference Center.

The school has strong areas of focus including entrepreneurship, energy and sustainability, ethics, public policy, healthcare management, real estate finance, technology management and commercialization, investment, and management consulting.




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Experts (82)

Melissa Graebner

Melissa Graebner

Associate Professor, Department of Management

Teaching in the areas of technology strategy and entrepreneurial management.

Merger & Acquisitions Decision-Making and Performance Entrepreneurial Resource Acquisition Strategy in Nascent Firms Trust Asymmetries in Interfirm Relationships Entrepreneurial Family Businesses Comparative Case Studies and Other Qualitative Research Methods

Joe Hahn

Joe Hahn

Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Finance

Quantitative analysis for the purposes of modeling risky decision making, price forecasting, and valuation

Financial Modeling Strategic Planning Computational Finance Environmental Engineering Petroleum Engineering Decision Analysis Pricing Forecasts and Valuation Capital Investment Strategies Real Options Models of Uncertainty Valuation and Project Economics Decision Optimization

Jaime Schmidt

Jaime Schmidt

Associate Professor of Accounting

Associate Professor at The University of Texas at Austin McCombs School of Business

Business Studies Accounting Bookkeeping Auditing

Shefali Patil

Shefali Patil

Assistant Professor, Department of Management

Decision Making in High-Stakes, Mission-Driven Organizations; Org. Behavior, Learning and Change; Social Psychology

Decision Making Organizational Behavior Social Psychology Organizational Learning Organizational Change Workplace Psychology Workplace Culture Workplace Politics Team Learning Group Dynamics Accountability Systems

Ehud I. Ronn

Ehud I. Ronn

Professor, Department of Finance

Energy finance, valuation of energy commodity-contingent securities

Energy Risk Energy Management Energy Finance Energy Derivatives Energy-Consulting Financial Risk Management Valuation of Capital Assets Bonds Interest Rates

Douglas Morrice

Douglas Morrice

Professor, Department of Information, Risk, and Operations Management

Supply chain, logistics, and operations management in large-scale industries such as energy, technology, health care, and retail

Computer Simulations Operations Management Supply Chain Management High Technology Operations and Logistics Energy Sector Operations and Logistics Risk Management Manufacturing Operations Energy Exploration and Production Retail Operations and Logistics Service Chain Management Health Care Operations and Logistics Operations Modeling

Kapil Jain

Kapil Jain

Senior Lecturer, Department of Marketing


Marketing Management New Product Design Multi-Channel Marketing Product Development Marketing Research Consumer Information Processing Hybrid Products

Ross Jennings

Ross Jennings


Understanding financial accounting and reporting

Financial Reporting Financial Statement Analysis International Business

Sandy Leeds

Sandy Leeds

Distinguished Senior Lecturer, Department of Finance

Capital markets, investment strategy, corporate finance and the economy

Capital Markets Investment Management Mba Investment Fund Venture Capital U.S. Financial Policy Federal Reserve Financial Fraud Derivatives Money Management Macroeconomics

Ty Henderson

Ty Henderson

Assistant Professor, Department of Marketing

Understanding consumer choice and sales promotion strategies, especially in the context of public goods and cause-related marketing

Consumer Behaviour Sales Promotion Premium Programs Non-Compensatory Choice Brand Analytics Marketing Strategy Marketing Research Statistical Analysis

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Expertise Overview

816 Areas of Expertise

391 Industry Experience

341 Event Appearances

19 Talks