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Arjang Assad

Arjang Assad

Henry E. Haller Jr. Dean

Dr. Arjang A. Assad is the Henry E. Haller Jr. Dean of the University of Pittsburgh’s Joseph M. Katz Graduate School of Business and College of Business Administration—the graduate and undergraduate components of Pitt Business. Since assuming the role as the seventh dean in July 2015, he has led the School in the development and pursuit of a comprehensive strategic plan that aligns with the University’s Plan for Pitt and has positioned the School for continued growth and success.

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Lawrence Feick

Lawrence Feick

Interim Associate Dean of the College of Business Administration

Lawrence Feick is currently the Interim Associate Dean of the College of Business Administration. Prior to his role in executive programs, he served as the Interim President of the University of Pittsburgh at Bradford and the University of Pittsburgh at Titusville. From 2007–15 he served as the Senior Director of International Programs and the Director of the University Center for International Studies at the University of Pittsburgh. He is Professor of Business Administration at the Joseph M. Katz Graduate School of Business at the University of Pittsburgh where he has been a faculty member since 1982. At Katz, he served as Associate Dean from 1989-1996 and Interim Dean during the 2005–06 academic year. From 1999 through 2005 he served as the director of the University’s International Business Center (a federally funded CIBER).

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J. Jeffrey Inman

J. Jeffrey Inman

Associate Dean for Research and Faculty

Jeff Inman is the Albert Wesley Frey Professor of Marketing and Associate Dean of Research and Faculty at the Katz Graduate School of Business at the University of Pittsburgh. He is currently Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Consumer Research. He is also Past-President of the Society for Consumer Psychology, and is a former President of the Association for Consumer Research. His research focuses on consumer-relevant issues such as factors that increase healthy eating, in-store choice, and the influence of technology on consumer behavior. 

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Sara B. Moeller

Sara B. Moeller

Associate Dean for Graduate Programs

Dr. Moeller’s work on mergers and acquisitions and risk management has been widely cited and published in scholarly journals including the Journal of Finance, Journal of Financial Economics and Review of Financial Studies. In addition, her work has been presented at many conferences including the NBER Corporate Finance conference and has been cited in the press including The Economist, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal and USA Today. Prior to joining the Katz Graduate School at the University of Pittsburgh, she was Assistant Professor of Finance at Southern Methodist University’s Cox School of Business and an Associate Professor of Finance at the graduate school at Wake Forest University.

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Karri Rogers

Karri Rogers

Assistant Dean of Operations

Karri Rodgers is currently the Assistant Dean of Operations at the Joseph M. Katz Graduate School of Business and College of Business Administration at the University of Pittsburgh. Prior to assuming this role, she was the Director of Administration
at Pitt Business.

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STUDENT SPOTLIGHT

Since my very first week as a freshman business student, Pitt Business has provided me with numerous opportunities to meet business leaders and attend networking events. This has allowed me to develop my professional skills and gain real-life experiences in the business world.

Emily Kavanaugh

BSBA Marketing '23

Pitt Business is much more than just an education. It is a community filled with passion and effort. The student community is what makes Pitt Business unique. The students support one another every day. They work collaboratively to grow their skill and knowledge competencies while also developing personally and professionally. The students develop a network of their own which will remain long after graduation.

Arlin Vieira

BSBA Finance '22