Faculty & Research

Postdoctoral Fellows

The Program

Postdoctoral fellows at the Erb Institute conduct high-quality and high-impact research, participate in seeking extramural funding related to their research, write jointly authored and peer-reviewed articles, and contribute content for a broad array of audiences under the Erb Institute’s research and engagement banners. During their time at the institute, these early-career scholars work to advance research at the nexus of sustainability and the private or impact (nonprofit) sector.

The Application

Each year, we accept applications from talented and creative early-career scholars. A Ph.D. or comparable degree is a prerequisite for this appointment.

The 2023-2024 application for the Erb Institute Postdoctoral Fellowship Program is open from August 1, 2023 – December 18, 2023.  

Questions about this position should be directed to ErbPostDoc-Apply@umich.edu

Where Are They Now?

Izzy Gainsburg
Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Harvard University

Caitlin (Drummond) Otton
Asst. Professor, School of Human Evolution and Social Change, Arizona State University

Uyanga Turmunkh
Asst. Professor, IESEG School of Management in Lille, France

Todd Schifeling
Asst. Professor of Strategic Management, Fox School of Business, Temple University

Susan Kayser
Data Scientist, Hill Rom

Panikos Georgallis
Asst. Professor, University of Amsterdam Business School

Jocelyn Leitzinger
Asst. Professor, University of Illinois at Chicago

Katy DeCelles
Assoc. Professor, University of Toronto, Rotman School of Management

Stephanie Bertels
Director, Corporate Governance and Sustainability, Simon Fraser University

Judith Walls
Professor, University of St. Gallen

Nardia Haigh
Assoc. Professor, UMass Boston College of Management

Sara Soderstrom
Assoc. Professor of Organizational Studies and Program in the Environment, The University of Michigan

Ethan Schoolman
Asst. Professor, Department of Human Ecology, Rutgers University

Lianne Lefsrud
Associate Professor, University of Alberta

Haitao Yin
Assoc. Professor, Department of Economics, Shanghai Jiao Tong University

Laurie Nijaki
Expert in Economic Development and Environmental Policy

Arnab Mitra
Assoc. Profesor, Economics, Portland State

Chunbo Ma
Assoc. Professor, University of Western Australia

Markus Kitzmueller
Senior Economist, World Bank