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 application for the Erb Institute Postdoctoral Fellowship Program is closed. The 2024-2025 application will open in late summer of 2024.

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

Meet our Current Visiting Scholar

Periodically, the Erb Institute hosts visiting scholars whose research sits at the nexus of business and sustainability.

Where Are They Now?

Izzy Gainsburg
Associate Director, Stanford University

Caitlin (Drummond) Otton
Assistant 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
Principal Health Economist, Boston Scientific

Panikos Georgallis
Associate Professor, University of Amsterdam

Benjamin Goldstein
Assistant Professor, SEAS, University of Michigan

Katrin Heucher
Assistant Professor, University of Groningen

Zhengyan “Ian” Li
Assistant Professor, University of Hong Kong

Benjamin Leffel
Assistant Professor, University of Nevada, Las Vegas

Jocelyn Leitzinger
Asst. Professor, University of Illinois at Chicago

Katy DeCelles
Professor of Organizational Behaviour, Cross Appointed to the Centre for Criminology and Sociolegal Studies, Academic Director, PhD Program, University of Toronto

Stephanie Bertels
Professor Director, Centre for Corporate Governance and Sustainability, Simon Fraser, University, Beedie School of Business

Judith Walls
Full Professor & Chair for Sustainability Management, Institute for Economy and the Environment, University of St Gallen

Nardia Haigh
Associate Dean, University of Massachusetts Boston

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

Nicholas Poggioli
Assistant Professor, Appalachian State University

Ethan Schoolman
Assistant Professor of Human Ecology, Rutgers University

Lianne Lefsrud
Associate Professor, University of Alberta

Haitao Yin
Professor of Business Economics and Public Policy, Vice Dean, Antai College of Economics and Management, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai, China

Laurie Nijaki
Expert in Economic Development and Environmental Policy

Arnab Mitra
Associate Professor, Dept. of Economics, Portland State University

Chunbo Ma
Associate Professor, University of Western Australia

Markus Kitzmueller
Lead Economist, World Bank