Affiliated Faculty & Fellows

Bart Victor

Faculty Director

Owen

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Bart Victor

Faculty Director

Cal Turner Professor of Moral Leadership Across the Professions for Vanderbilt University
Ph.D. Business Administration, University of North Carolina

Dr. Victor joined the Vanderbilt Owen Graduate School of Management faculty from the Institute for Management Development International (IMD), in Lausanne, Switzerland, where he was Professor of Management and Director of the Program for Management Development. Prior to IMD, Dr. Victor was on the faculties of the University of North Carolina and the University of Nebraska. In addition to serving on the Advisory Board for the Turner Family Center for Social Ventures, Dr. Victor leads the Project Pyramid program.

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Lauren Rogal

Affiliated Faculty

Law

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Lauren Rogal

Affiliated Faculty

Lauren Rogal is launching Vanderbilt’s new Community Enterprise Clinic, in which students will support nonprofit organizations and start-up entrepreneurs, in fall 2017. Rogal began her legal career as an associate with Klamp & Associates, a D.C.-based law firm that represents nonprofits and social enterprises, where she focused on developing sustainable financing structures for community development and facilitated complex international transactions. She continued to practice of counsel with the firm from 2015 to 2017 while pursuing an LL.M. in advocacy and teaching the Social Enterprise and Nonprofit Law Clinic at Georgetown.

Her current scholarship focuses on reforming executive compensation in the nonprofit sector. Rogal is affiliated with the law school’s Social Justice, Law and Business and Law and Innovation programs. She earned her J.D. cum laude at the University of Michigan Law School, where she was a Clarence Darrow Scholar, and also holds a B.A. magna cum laude in international relations from the University of Pennsylvania, where she was a Benjamin Franklin Scholar, and an M.A. from the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies, where she was associate editor of Perspectives Journal of International Development.

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Joerg Rieger

Affiliated Faculty

Divinity

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Joerg Rieger

Affiliated Faculty

Joerg Rieger is the Cal Turner Chancellor’s Chair of Wesleyan Studies and Distinguished Professor of Theology at Vanderbilt’s Divinity School. Previously he was the Wendland-Cook Endowed Professor of Constructive Theology at Perkins School of Theology, Southern Methodist University. He received an M.Div. from the Theologische Hochschule Reutlingen, Germany, a Th.M. from Duke Divinity School, and a Ph.D. in religion and ethics from Duke University.

For more than two decades he has worked to bring together theology and the struggles for justice and liberation that mark our age. His work addresses the relation of theology and public life, reflecting on the misuse of power in religion, politics, and economics. His main interest is in developments and movements that bring about change and in the positive contributions of religion and theology. His constructive work in theology draws on a wide range of historical and contemporary traditions, with a concern for manifestations of the divine in the pressures of everyday life.

 

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Kendall Park

Postdoctoral Fellow

Owen

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Kendall Park

Postdoctoral Fellow

Kendall Park is a Pathways Postdoctoral Fellow at Owen Graduate School of Management and a Scholar in Residence at the Tuner Family Center. Her current scholarship focuses on for-profit social enterprises and impact measurement systems. She has published research on cause marketing, the determinants of ethical consumption, and the characteristics of ethical consumers. Her most recent work explores social entrepreneurship and the ways for-profit social enterprises balance their social and financial goals.

Park received her Ph.D. in Sociology at Princeton University, where she received the Dean’s Fellowship. She holds a B.A. summa cum laude in Neuroscience and Psychology from Vanderbilt University.  She has served as a writer for Social Enterprise Alliance and an editor for the American Sociological Association’s Economic Sociology Journal.

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Corey Cleek

Affiliated Faculty

Owen

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Corey Cleek

Affiliated Faculty

Corey Cleek is CEO of Uloop, Executive Chairman of ABLE, and Marketing Professor at Vanderbilt University.  Corey has spent the past 20 years at Online Media and E-Commerce companies including eBay, CitySearch, and Amazon.  Corey is a graduate of the University of Tennessee and Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business.

Mark Cohen

Affiliated Faculty

Owen

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Mark Cohen

Affiliated Faculty

Mark Cohen is a leading expert on environmental regulation and disclosure policies, as well as corporate crime and punishment. His extensive career in academia and the private and public sectors has seen him publish over 100 articles and books on a wide variety of topics, serve in several capacities within the Federal Government, and consult with major corporations. Professor Cohen’s 2001 paper with Shameek Konar – Does the Market Value Environmental Performance? – was cited as one of the 75 seminal and most influential articles in the field of Business and the Natural Environment. At Vanderbilt, Cohen teaches Corporate Strategies for Environmental, Social & Governance (ESG) Issues; Financial Analysis of ESG Data; The Future of Energy Markets in a Low Carbon Economy; Law and Business of Climate Change; and an international project course, Doing Business in Israel.

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