A message from our Associate Dean for Research

Welcome to research at the Tippie College of Business.

From its inception to today, Tippie places a high premium on the thought leadership provided by a dynamic, productive, and engaged faculty. Researchers in our six departments have a proven track record of creating new knowledge that moves their field forward, while also engaging constructively with businesses and other external partners to advance the state of business practice.

Here, you’ll encounter demonstrated research success such as:

  • world-class records of academic impact in areas like accounting and management;
  • timely results from young faculty in areas like risk management (finance) and human decision making (marketing);
  • contributions to large-scale interdisciplinary research in healthcare, climate change, and emergency management in business analytics and economics;
  • the world’s only real-money academic research market, the Iowa Electronic Markets;
  • impactful engagement with corporations, non-profits, regulatory agencies, etc. around the globe.

Tippie’s research mission drives the state of knowledge from Iowa to the world. Whether you’re a prospective student or faculty member, academic peer, or potential new partner, feel free to reach out to us if you have questions, or if you want to get involved.

Nick Street

Nick Street

Associate Dean for Research and PhD Programs
Henry B. Tippie Research Professor of Business Analytics

12 %

More peer reviewed articles per faculty member in the last five years

# 11

Most productive management faculty

TAMUGA Rankings, Pubs/Faculty, 2021


Countries represented by our PhD students

Research seminars and speaker series

Thought Leaders: Tippie Seminar Series

In this virtual, multidisciplinary research seminar series, we bring together the brightest minds in business research. Get to know the latest discoveries and cutting edge research as the series rotates through different themes – from Business Analytics to Leadership, Marketing, and beyond.

See upcoming seminars


Departmental seminars

Each year, several of our academic departments invite influencers and scholars from around the nation to speak to faculty and students. Our current lineup includes:

Faculty research news

Nick Street

Nick Street wins the Data Mining Prize from INFORMS for his lifetime achievement

Tuesday, October 18, 2022
Tippie's Nick Street has won the highest award given by the Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS) Society on Data Mining.
Johannes Ledolter

Professor Johannes Ledolter wins William G. Hunter Award

Monday, October 17, 2022
The statistics division of the American Society for Quality (ASQ) honored Johannes Ledolter with the 2022 William G. Hunter Award.
Erin Johnson

Tippie’s Erin Johnson wins the Hubbard-Walder Award for Teaching Excellence

Monday, October 17, 2022
Johnson, who teaches within the Department of Management and Entrepreneurship at the Tippie College of Business, is a versatile instructor who teaches in both the undergraduate and MBA programs, in-person and online, and in multiple content areas.
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Tippie faculty study gender gaps in scientific research

Tuesday, August 23, 2022
Noah Tong | Corridor Business Journal
Researchers from the Tippie College of Business have been awarded a $288,779 grant from the National Science Foundation to better understand why male researchers publish more papers on average and generate more citations than their female colleagues.
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NSF grant to help Tippie faculty study gender gaps in scientific research

Thursday, August 18, 2022
Tom Snee
Rong Su, associate professor of management and entrepreneurship, and Kang Zhao, associate professor of business analytics, have received a $288,779 grant from the National Science Foundation to study why more male scientists publish papers and are cited more widely than female scientists.