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Faculty and Research

Faculty and Research

The Nazarbayev University Graduate School of Business is able to draw high-caliber faculty members from around the world who have in-depth experience that cuts across all industries and functions. Through its strategic collaboration with Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business, the faculty include excellent instructors and leading researchers whose expertise and passion for innovation create a one-of-a-kind learning environment. Within the NUGSB, we strive to hire international faculty members with significant academic achievements, a solid research record and professional experience who are at the forefront of their business discipline. Our professors orchestrate and contribute to class discussions with knowledge grounded in interdisciplinary scientific research and strive to make students better thinkers and leaders.

Featured Faculty Members

Assistant Professor of Law, PhD, Cornell Law School

Assistant Professor of Marketing, PhD, Koç University

Dean, PhD (Marketing and Econometrics), Purdue University, USA


Research NUGSB

Research - NUGSB’s objectives stem from three main, mutually intertwined categories – teaching, research and service. In order to train and prepare the new generation of managers, entrepreneurs, and leaders of Kazakhstan and the region, the school puts cutting edge research at the heart of its mission. By engaging in world-class research in the fields of management, finance and economics, our faculty translates global knowledge into local context. Research-informed teaching also serves society by producing future professionals who are flexible and open to new ideas. For this purpose, we strive to attract research driven faculty and create a culture where good research ideas are turned into great research outcomes. In the growth period, the focus of NUGSB will be on three main areas: Entrepreneurship and Emerging Markets.