Folke Kafka
Clinical Associate Professor Emeritus of Business Administration
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336 Mervis Hall


Folke Kafka has taught 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


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