Folke Kafka

Clinical Associate Professor of Business Administration


Marketing and Business Economics
336 Mervis Hall


MA in Economics from the University of Chicago
PhD in Business Administration from the University of Pittsburgh

Courses Recently Taught

Economic Analysis for Managerial Decisions
Business Economics
Business Process Redesign
Product Development and Management



Folke Kafka teaches at the University of Pittsburgh since January 1990. Previously he was the dean of the Graduate School of Business at the Universidad del Pacifico in Lima, Peru, were he taught for 12 years. He has received various Excellence in Teaching awards both at the Universidad del Pacifico and at the University of Pittsburgh. He has also taught in graduate international executive programs organized by the Katz School of Business, executive seminars for managers, and customized courses for firms.

Awards and Honors

Several teaching awards and Excellence in Teaching Certificates (undergraduate and MBA levels)

Best Professor, International Executive MBA Program, Czech Republic