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Our thought leaders

The Risk Institute brings together some of the most widely published, globally regarded experts from a range of academic disciplines to facilitate a dynamic, multi-dimensional conversation about risk.

René Stulz

Everett D. Reese Chair of Banking and Monetary Economics
Director, Dice Center for Research in Financial Economics

As a global thought leader in risk, Professor Stulz guides and inspires the research efforts of the Risk Institute.

He acts as a co-director of the Fisher finance PhD program, teaching enterprise risk management to graduate students. He has provided executive education in the U.S., Europe, and Asia.

Bernadette Minton

Professor of Finance

Professor Minton leads curriculum development at the Risk Institute, focusing on the one-year Specialized Master’s in Risk.

As a co-director of the Fisher finance PhD program, Professor Minton works closely with future finance thought leaders. She teaches corporate risk management and corporate finance to Fisher undergraduate business students, and has taught related topics for Fisher’s executive education programs.

Anthony Rucci

Clinical Professor of Management & Human Resources

Professor Rucci brings to the Risk Institute specialized expertise in corporate governance, leadership, and strategy execution.

He currently teaches in Fisher's full-time Master of Business Administration and Executive MBA Programs, and also conducts executive education custom programs for companies.

Jay Dial

Clinical Associate Professor of Management & Human Resources

Professor Dial's interests include competitive strategy, leadership, and governance issues. He teaches strategy and microeconomics courses in Fisher's MBA and Executive Education custom programs and also consults with firms on a variety of strategy issues.

Dial has been honored with the 2010 Ohio State University Alumni Award for Distinguished Teaching and has also been recognized as the Outstanding Professor in Fisher's MBA programs more than a dozen times.