The Heller School for Social Policy and Management


MBA Program Director Carole Carlson, right, speaking with a student
Head shot of Carole Carlson, Director of the MBA Program

Carole Carlson

Senior Lecturer and Director, MBA Program

Expertise: Social entrepreneurship; strategy; organizational effectiveness; consultative skills; impact optimization for mission-driven organizations
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Head shot of Michael Appell, assistant director of MBA Program

Michael Appell, MA'79

Senior Lecturer and Assistant Director, MBA Program

Expertise: Corporate Social Responsibility, Triple Bottom Line
781-736-3897 Heller-Brown 346
Head shot of senior lecturer Brenda Anderson

Brenda Anderson

Senior Lecturer, the Heller School and the International Business School

Expertise: Financial and managerial accounting; auditing
781-736-8423 Schneider 205
Head shot of Professor Larry Bailis

Larry Bailis

Associate Professor

Expertise: Service programs, service-learning and experiential education; university-community partnerships; program evaluation, evaluation of advocacy programs
617-868-2468 Heller-Brown 369
Jon Chilingerian, Professor and Director, EMBA for Physicians Program

Jon Chilingerian


Expertise: Leadership and organizational behavior, management and healthcare organizations, organizational theory and behavior, health policy
781-736-3828 Schneider 204
Head shot of Susan P. Curnan, Associate Professor and Director, Center for Youth and Communities

Susan Curnan

Associate Professor and Director, Center for Youth and Communities

Expertise: Social policy and management, emphasis on leadership and management innovations with mission driven organizations and businesses
781-736-3771 Heller-Brown 341
Head shot of Professor Joel Cutcher-Gershenfeld

Joel Cutcher-Gershenfeld


Expertise: Theory and method in industrial relations, negotiations, institutional analysis, organizational behavior, information systems, employment law, cross-cultural studies
781-736-3998 Schneider 202
Head shot of Stephen Fournier, Senior Lecturer at the Heller School and Adjunct Professor at the International Business School

Stephen Fournier

Senior Lecturer at the Heller School and Adjunct Professor at the International Business School

Expertise: Teaching (statistics, econometrics), data analysis and applied causal modeling and data maintenance, special expertise in both Stata and SPSS
781-736-3898 Heller-Brown 368
Professor Jody Hoffer Gittell

Jody Hoffer Gittell

Professor and Director, Relational Coordination Research Collaborative

Expertise: Organizational change; organizational effectiveness; organizational resilience; organizational theory; human resource management; relational coordination
781-736-3680 Schneider 206
Ricardo Godoy, Professor of International Development

Ricardo Godoy


Expertise: Acculturation, inequality, social capital, econometrics, research design, Bolivia, indigenous peoples, native Amazonians, panel studies, randomized controlled trials
781-736-2784 Heller-Brown 153
Daphne Kenyon, Adjunct Senior Lecturer

Daphne Kenyon

Adjunct Senior Lecturer

Expertise: State and local public finance
Elif Sisli Ciamarra, Adjunct Associate Professor

Elif Sisli Ciamarra

Adjunct Associate Professor

Expertise: Corporate finance, corporate governance, financial intermediation, executive compensation, corporate social responsibility
781-736-8544 Sachar International Center 130D
Cindy Thomas, PhD'00, Professor and Associate Dean for Research

Cindy Thomas, PhD'00

Professor and Associate Dean for Research

Expertise: Health policy, health technology transfer, state health reform, prescription drug policy, addiction treatment, Medicare and Medicaid coverage
781-736-3921 Schneider 216

Sangeeta Tyagi

Adjunct Senior Lecturer

Xin Wang

Adjunct Lecturer

Expertise: Online marketing, marketing analytics, China marketing
781-736-2257 Lemberg Academic Center 255
David Weil, Dean and Professor

David Weil

Dean and Professor

David Weil is an internationally recognized expert in employment and labor market policy; regulation; transparency policy and digital empowerment; and the impacts of supply-chain and industry restructuring on employment and work outcomes and business performance.
781-736-3883 Schneider 116