Michael Salinger Is Named First Designee of Bahr Professorship

in Markets, Public Policy & Law, School
October 21st, 2011

Michael A. Salinger, Professor of Markets, Public Policy & Law

Michael A. Salinger, Professor of Markets, Public Policy & Law

Boston University School of Management is delighted to announce that Michael A. Salinger, Professor of Markets, Public Policy & Law, has been named the initial designee of the Jacqueline J. and Arthur S. Bahr Professorship of Management.

The chair’s generous donor, alumnus Arthur S. Bahr (BSBA ‘54), is the retired executive vice president for equity investments of General Electric Investment Company in Fairfield, Connecticut.

Professor Salinger  joined the School of Management in September 1990. He received his Ph.D. in Economics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and B.A. from Yale University.

Professor Salinger has been a strong contributor to the School’s research, teaching and programmatic efforts, while also making significant impact outside of academia, including serving for two years as Director of the United States Federal Trade Commission’s Bureau of Economics. He is also the author of more than thirty-five book chapters and articles in prestigious management journals such as the Journal of Economic Perspectives and has sat on the editorial boards of both the Journal of Industrial Economics and the Review of Industrial Organizations.

Professor Salinger’s scholarship has garnered him recognitions such as the Everett W. Lord Distinguished Faculty Scholar Award (2007 - 2011).  In addition, he has held several important leadership roles at Boston University School of Management, including Faculty Director of the Undergraduate Program and Chair of the Finance and Economics Department.

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