Faculty Fellows

Elizabeth H. Bradley
Director, Yale Global Health Initiative; Faculty Director, Yale Global Health Leadership Institute; & Professor of Public Health, Yale School of Public Health

In her capacity as director of the Yale Global Health Leadership Institute, Professor Elizabeth Bradley has led the development of leadership programs and other projects aimed at strengthening health systems in China. Her extensive body of research includes analyses of health insurance benefit design and healthcare utilization in China, the inpatient experience in rural China, and hygiene and infection control practices in Chinese hospitals. 

Zhiwu Chen 
Professor of Finance

Professor Zhiwu Chen is an expert on finance theory, securities valuation, emerging markets, and China's economy and capital markets. His academic research, books on finance and economic policy, frequent contributions to Chinese and U.S. media, and advisory contributions to prominent enterprises in the commercial, governmental, and social sectors have earned him frequent mentions among the most influential economists in China.

Marian Chertow
Associate Professor and Director, Industrial Environmental Management Program, Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies

Professor Marian Chertow focuses on industrial ecology, business/environment issues, waste management, and urban sustainability. Her current research projects involve the study of industrial symbiosis, including geographically based exchanges of wastes, materials, energy, and water within networks of businesses; the potential of industrial ecology to underpin ideas of the Circular Economy law in China; and a multi-year examination of sustainable and low carbon cities in India, China, and the U.S.

Deborah Davis
Professor of Sociology

Professor Deborah Davis specializes in the study of contemporary Chinese society and methods of fieldwork. Past research has focused on the politics of the Cultural Revolution, social welfare policy, consumer culture, property rights, and occupational mobility. Currently she has one project using satellite imagery to capture the speed and scope of urban development and another using focus groups to understand marital property disputes. In addition to teaching at Yale, she offers a summer fieldwork seminar for students from Yale to collaborate with counterparts in Hong Kong and China. In 2013 she was awarded Yale's Lex Hixon ’63 Prize for Teaching Excellence in the Social Sciences.

Gary Gorton
Frederick Frank Class of 1954 Professor of Management and Finance

Professor Gary Gorton’s theoretical and empirical research encompasses the role of stock markets and banks, arbitrage pricing, commodity futures, bank capital, bank production of liquidity, loan sales, securitization, bank loan pricing, and bank regulation. He also works on corporate control issues and asset pricing theory, including models of asset price bubbles and game theoretic models of trading and asset pricing.

Andrew Metrick
Deputy Dean & Michael H. Jordan Professor of Finance and Management

Professor Andrew Metrick’s current research and teaching centers on financial stability, including the regulation of systemic risk, the activities of complex financial institutions, and the causes and consequences of the global financial crisis of 2007-09.

Stephen Roach 
Senior Lecturer & Senior Fellow of the Jackson Institute

Stephen Roach was formerly chairman of Morgan Stanley Asia and the firm’s chief economist for the bulk of his 30-year career at Morgan Stanley. At Yale, Mr. Roach’s current teaching and research program focuses on the impacts of Asia (especially China and Japan) on the broader global economy. His recent books include The Next Asia (Wiley, 2009) and Unbalanced: The Codependency of America and China (Yale University Press, forthcoming January 2014).

Frances Rosenbluth
Deputy Provost for the Social Sciences and Faculty Development & Damon Wells Professor of International Politics

Frances Rosenbluth is a comparative political economist whose current research interests include war and constitutions, Japanese politics and political economy, and the political economy of gender. She has also studied the politics of financial regulation and judicial reform, as well as the electoral microfoundations of different forms of capitalism.

Peter Schott
Professor of Economics

Professor Peter Schott’s research examines how firms and workers respond to globalization. His most recent projects analyze the effects of U.S.-China trade policy on the manufacturing sector, relative export quality across developed and developing countries, as well as transfer pricing and product upgrading by multinationals.

Karen Seto
Professor of Geography and Urbanization, Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies

Professor Karen Seto’s research is on the human transformation of land and the links between urbanization, global change, and sustainability. A geographer by training, she is a specialist in contemporary urbanization in China and India, and has more than fifteen years of research experience in Asia.

Helen Siu
Professor of Anthropology

Professor Helen Siu’s teaching interests are political and historical anthropology, urban and global culture change. Since the 1970s, she has conducted fieldwork in South China, exploring the nature of the socialist state, the refashioning of identities through rituals, festivals, and commerce. Her recent work has explored the rural-urban divide in China, cross-border dynamics in Hong Kong, and historical and contemporary Asian connections.

Edward A. Snyder
Dean & William S. Beinecke Professor of Economics and Management

Dean Ted Snyder is an expert on industrial organization, antitrust economics, law and economics, and financial institutions. As convener of the Global Network for Advanced Management, he has created multi-lateral dialog among established, transition, and emerging economies on five continents. He serves as advisor to Renmin University of China School of Business, which, along with Fudan University School of Management and Hong Kong University of Science and Technology School of Business, connects the Global Network to the rich intellectual talent in China.

Jeffrey A. Sonnenfeld
Senior Associate Dean for Executive Programs & Lester Crown Professor in the Practice of Management, DBA Harvard University

Professor Jeffrey Sonnenfled is a widely cited expert on leadership and corporate governance. As the head of executive programs at Yale SOM and CEO of the school’s Chief Executive Leadership Institute, he has worked with leaders and corporations in China and around the world to improve organizational performance.

K. Sudhir 
James L. Frank '32 Professor of Private Enterprise and Management, Professor of Marketing & Director, China India Insights Program (CIIP)

Professor K. Sudhir’s research focuses on gaining market insights by analyzing consumer and firm actions through econometric modeling. As director of the China India Insights Program, he also specializes in research on consumers in emerging markets.

Hongjun Yan
Associate Professor of Finance 

Professor Yan's current research is aimed at achieving a better understanding of the behavior of asset prices by incorporating bounded rationality, heterogeneous beliefs, reputation, learning, and market imperfections into standard asset pricing frameworks.

Frank Zhang
Professor of Accounting

Professor Frank Zhang conducts empirical research on topics that include stock anomalies, fundamental analysis, investor and analyst behavior, management incentives, and corporate financial reporting. He is interested in both rational and behavioral approaches in studying stock anomalies and cross-sectional variations in stock returns.