Professor Profiles: Lubos Pastor, The University of Chicago Booth School of Business

Many MBA applicants feel that they are purchasing a brand when they choose an MBA program, but the educational experience at business school is crucial to your future, and no one will affect your education more than your professors. Each Wednesday, we profile a standout professor as identified by students. Today, we focus on Lubos Pastor from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.

Lubos Pastor, Chicago BoothThe relatively young Lubos Pastor (“Investments”) has already received considerable recognition for his research on the stock market and asset management and was featured in Poets & Quants’ list of “The Best 40 B-School Profs Under the Age of 40.” Pastor’s work has been influential, earning him such high-profile accolades as the NASDAQ Award, the Goldman Sachs Asset Management Prize and the Barclay’s Global Investors Prize, as well as Chicago Booth’s own Faculty Excellence Award for MBA Teaching in both 2009 and 2010. One student quoted in the Poets & Quants article said, “His witty style elevates classroom conversations and facilitates retention of core concepts.”

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