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Associate Professor of Business and Public Policy, Rice University

Douglas Schuler is Associate Professor of Business and Public Policy. Dr. Schuler’s principal research interests are corporate political activity, public policy, corporate social responsibility, and non-profit organizations. Dr. Schuler also does research about the introduction of health technologies into low resources developing markets. His research articles have been published in many top academic outlets, including the Academy of Management Journal, Academy of Management Review, Business and Politics, Business Ethics Quarterly, Business & Society, California Management Review, Journal of Management, PLoS-ONE, and Strategic Management Journal. A member of the Jones School faculty since 1992, Dr. Schuler has taught many courses, most recently Business-Government Relations, Globalization of Business, Social Enterprise, and Social Entrepreneurship. He has received several teaching and service awards, including the 1997 JGS Award for Teaching Excellence, 1997 Rice Graduate Students Association Teaching Award, and the 2006 Rice Graduate Students Association Faculty/Staff Service Award.

Dr. Schuler studied at the University of California, Berkeley (B.S., Business Administration) and the University of Minnesota (Ph.D., Strategic Management, School of Management). At Rice, Dr. Schuler serves on the Executive Committee for Rice 360 Institute for Global Health Technologies.


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    Associate Professor of Business and Public Policy, Jones Graduate School of Business at Rice University