Research

Center for Responsible Business

An expert panel of judges representing academic and investment circles reviews all submissions.

First-Person

Brad M. Barber

Brad M. Barber

Professor, University of California, Davis

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Brian R. Bruce

Brian R. Bruce

CEO and Chief Investment Officer, Hillcrest Asset Management

Brian is CEO and Chief Investment Officer of Hillcrest Asset Management, an institutional equity management firm based in Dallas. He is also an adjunct professor at Baylor University.

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Jeroen Derwall

Jeroen Derwall

Assistant Professor, Maastricht University

Jeroen Derwall is assistant professor at Maastricht and Tilburg Universities and research director at the European Centre for Corporate Engagement (ECCE).

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Dan diBartolomeo

Dan diBartolomeo

President & Founder, Northfield Information Services, Inc.

Mr. diBartolomeo is President and founder of Northfield Information Services, Inc. Based in Boston since 1986, Northfield develops quantitative models of financial markets. The firm's clients include more than one hundred financial institutions in a dozen countries.

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Lisa Goldberg

Lisa Goldberg

Co-Director, Consortium for Data Analytics in Risk and adjunct professor, University of California, Berkeley

Lisa Goldberg is Co-Director of the Consortium for Data Analytics in Risk & Adjunct Professor of Economics and Statistics at UC Berkeley. She is a Founding Partner of Berkeley Associates LLC, which provides consulting services in risk management, financial economics and statistics. She is also the Director of Research at Aperio Group LLC, a Sausalito-based wealth management firm.

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Nadja Guenster

Nadja Guenster

Professor, University of Münster

Nadja Guenster is Professor of International Financial Management at the Muenster School of Business and Economics, University of Muenster, Germany, and a visiting faculty fellow at the Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley. At Haas, Nadja is faculty advisor of the Haas Socially Responsible Investment Fund and faculty co-chair of the Moskowitz Prize Committee

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Dan Hanson

Dan Hanson, CFA

Partner, Jarislowsky Fraser Global Investment Management & lecturer,
University of California, Haas School of Business

As portfolio manager he heads U.S. equities, co-manages global portfolios, and leads the firm’s ESG initiatives. Mr. Hanson has more than 20 years of experience in US and global equities, and credit and mortgage securities.

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Lloyd Kurtz

Lloyd Kurtz, CFA

CIO, Nelson Capital Management & lecturer,
University of California, Haas School of Business

Lloyd is chief investment officer at Nelson Capital Management, an investment management firm affiliated with Wells Fargo. Prior to joining Nelson, he spent nine years as a research analyst and director of quantitative research at Harris Bretall Sullivan & Smith, a San Francisco-based money management firm; and before that was senior research analyst at KLD Research & Analytics.

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Christopher G. Luck

Christopher G. Luck

Partner & Director of Global Equities, First Quadrant

Christopher Luck joined First Quadrant in 1995. As partner and director of global equities, Chris is responsible for the research, implementation, and management of First Quadrant equity strategies. Prior to joining First Quadrant, Chris spent eight years at Barra, a Berkeley-based provider of risk management solutions.

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Kellie A. McElhaney

Kellie A. McElhaney

Adjunct Assistant Professor, University of California, Berkeley, Haas School of Business

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Pietra Rivoli

Pietra Rivoli

Associate Professor, McDonough School of Business, Georgetown University

Pietra Rivoli is Associate Professor at the McDonough School of Business. Dr. Rivoli teaches in undergraduate, graduate, and executive programs in the areas of corporate and international finance and international business. Professor Rivoli also leads annual MBA residencies to China, and supervises consulting projects by MBA students for Chinese companies and organizations.

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Robert Strand

Robert Strand, PhD

Executive Director & Lecturer, Center for Responsible Business

"Robert's teaching and research focuses on the strategic aspects of corporate social responsibility (CSR) and sustainability, comparing global approaches to CSR and sustainability with particular focus on the U.S. and Scandinavia, and theory of the firm topics that include the ethics of the corporation."

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