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Christopher I. Rider

Thomas C. Kinnear Professor; Associate Professor of Entrepreneurial Studies

University of Michigan's Ross School of Business

Chris Rider is the Thomas C. Kinnear Professor and Associate Professor of Entrepreneurial Studies at the University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business. His research examines the reciprocal relationship between entrepreneurship and societal inequality. He also studies racial disparity in various empirical contexts, with a focus on sports settings. His research is published in Administrative Science Quarterly, Organization Science, Strategic Management Journal, Research Policy, ILR Review, Industrial & Corporate Change, Sociological Science, the American Economic Review Papers & Proceedings, and California Management Review. Many media outlets — including ESPN, the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, Fast Company, the Washington Post, Al Jazeera America, and the Boston Globe — featured his research. His elective course Equity Analytics has been featured in Poets & Quants and AACSB Insights.

Professor Rider is an Associate Editor for Management Science and was previously an Associate Editor for Administrative Science Quarterly and a Senior Editor for Organization Science. He teaches executive, graduate, and undergraduate courses on entrepreneurship, strategic leadership, DEI analytics, and research methods. Prior to joining the Ross faculty, he was on the faculties of Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business, Emory University’s Goizueta Business School, and the University of Chicago’s Booth School of Business. He also held strategic management positions at, Intel Corporation, and Verizon Communications.

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The Quest for Gender Pay Equity at Elemental Systems
Third Place Winner; 2023 DEI Global Case Writing Competition Elemental Systems is a fictional enterprise software company that employs 5,000 people across four divisions. Dani Perez is a consultant hired…
Publication Date: 10/30/2023 Product ID: 5-154-986
Lifting the Vail: Largest U.S. Snow Sports Resort Operator Takes on Climate Change
Vail Resorts, one of the world’s largest snow sports resort management companies, faces serious climate change issues. For years, the organization tried to deal with rising temperatures and less snowfall…
Publication Date: 07/20/2023 Product ID: 1-245-836
Cyrus Mehri and the National Football League's Rooney Rule (2021)
First Place Winner; DEI Global Case Writing Competition. With Johnnie Cochran Jr. and John Wooten, civil rights attorney Cyrus Mehri formed the Fritz Pollard Alliance to advocate for National Football…
Publication Date: 07/14/2021 Product ID: 1-559-644