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  • Color photograph of Raman Randhawa and Dean Geoffrey Garrett on the campus of USC.

    Faculty & Research

    Marshall faculty are internationally recognized thought leaders in their fields, breaking new ground and pushing our understanding of business and society forward every day. Research is fundamental to our mission at Marshall, either through creating new knowledge and insight that affects our lives, or through sharing that knowledge and insight with our Marshall community and the world. Our faculty are among the world’s top educators, and their work in the classroom creates a lifelong impact for thousands of students each year.

    Visit our FACULTY DIRECTORY where you can search faculty by Areas of Expertise. For press seeking assistance sourcing a faculty expert, please contact COMMUNICATIONS@MARSHALL.USC.EDU.


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In addition to the latest research news and publications listed below you can see more on SSRN.

Research at Marshall: Changing Lives for the Better

Research at Marshall is always focused on impact and on changing lives for the better, by offering our leaders tools and insights that are novel and impactful. The work delivered by our faculty is changing the way we do business every day, from how we leverage new technologies and business models to how we can make better and more ethical decisions to how we build a a more sustainable and equitable economy.



  • Research Fair

    The USC Marshall Research Fair originated in 2016 with the mission to showcase the exciting research developed by our faculty and make it available to a wider community. It is the marquee event for our research community and each year is themed around an area of focus. The Research Fair promotes the dissemination of knowledge and ideas, pointing to the application of research into business practice. It’s organized by the Marshall Committee on Research and Faculty Recognition to showcase research insights and recognize the contributions of our faculty.


  • Color photograph of USC Marshall professor Peer Fiss.

    The Committee on Research and Faculty Recognition advises the Dean and Vice Dean for Faculty and Academic Affairs on all matters pertaining to research and faculty recognition.

    The committee is chaired by the Associate Vice Dean of Research and usually consists of one member from each department. Members are typically active researchers with a significant research record in their field. The committee meets as often as required, with most meetings taking place during the spring semester.

    Key responsibilities of the committee include:

    • Organizing the Marshall Research Fair and the Assistant Professor Research Day
    • Reviewing proposals for summer research funding and making recommendations for funding to the Vice Dean of Faculty and Academic Affairs
    • Nominating candidates for University and external awards
    • Overseeing the Marshall School’s research and mentoring awards
    • Reviewing nominations and making recommendations on nominations for the Marshall School’s research, mentoring, and teaching awards

    Peer Fiss
    Chair, Committee on Research and Faculty Recognition