Faculty

Meet our faculty.

A faculty of dozens of global thought leaders who have built a reputation not just as academics, but as practitioners.

President and CEO Robert R. Johnson

President and Chief Executive Officer
Professor of Investments

Michale Finke Chief Academic Officer

Dean and Chief Academic Officer

Professor Jamie Hopkins

Larry R. Pike Chair in Insurance and Investments
Associate Professor of Taxation
Co-Director of the New York Life Center for Retirement Income

Professor Wade Pfau

Professor of Retirement Income

Professor Sophia Duffy, Associate Dean

Associate Dean
Assistant Professor of Business Planning

Professor David Littell

Joseph E. Boettner Chair in Research
Professor of Taxation
Co-Director of the New York Life Center for Retirement Income

Jarrett L. Davis Distinguished Professor of Financial Planning Technology 
Associate Professor of Financial Planning
Director of the Northwestern Mutual Granum Center for Financial Security

Professor Benjamin Cummings

Associate Professor of Behavioral Finance

Professor Laurence Barton

O. Alfred Granum Chair in Management
Professor of Management

Professor Adam Beck, Director of the MassMutual Center for Special Needs

Assistant Professor of Health Insurance
Director of the MassMutual Center for Special Needs

Glenn Boseman Dean of the Master Degree Programs

Dean, Irwin Graduate School
Roger Hull—James S. Bingay Chair of Leadership
Professor of Leadership

Professor C.W. Copeland

Assistant Professor of Insurance

Professor Philip Cubeta

Sallie B. and William B. Wallace Chair in Philanthropy
Assistant Professor of Philanthropy

Professor Gerald Herbison

Assistant Professor of Management
Director of the CLF® Program

Professor Ted Kurlowicz

Charles E. Drimal Professor of Estate Planning
Professor of Taxation

Director of Academic Partnerships
Assistant Professor of Financial Planning

Professor Kevin Lynch

Faculty Instructor

Professor Melisande McCrae

Executive Director, New York Life Doctoral Program
Assistant Professor, Educational Evaluation and Research 

Professor Kirk Okumura

Academic Director, Financial Services Certified Professional® (FSCP®) Program

Julie Ragatz Director of the Cary M Maguire Center for Ethics

Charles Lamont Post Chair of Ethics and the Professions
Assistant Professor of Ethics
Director of the Cary M. Maguire Center for Ethics in Financial Services

John Whitham Assistant Vice President | Centers of Excellence and Organizational Outreach

Head of Library Services
Assistant Vice President of Centers of Excellence and Organizational Outreach

Professor Christopher Woehrle

Guardian/Deppe Chair in Pensions and Retirement Planning
Associate Professor of Taxation

Professor Walt Woerheide

Frank M. Engle Distinguished Chair in Economic Security Research
Professor of Investments

Faculty Member Jocelyn Wright

State Farm® Chair in Women and Financial Services
Director of The American College State Farm® Center for Women and Financial Services
Assistant Professor of Women’s Studies

ADJUNCT FACULTY

Shield Holder

Adjunct Professor of Management

Shield Holder

Adjunct Professor of Taxation

Shield Holder

Adjunct Professor of Agency Excellence

Shield Holder

Adjunct Professor of Psychology

Shield Holder

Adjunct Professor of Leadership

Professor Allen McLellan

Adjunct Professor of Insurance

Professor Glenn Stevick Jr.

Adjunct Professor of Insurance

Shield Holder

Adjunct Professor of Gerontology

Professor Bryan Yackulic

Assistant Director of the CLF® Program
Adjunct Professor of Management