Research is a vital component of Saunders College.

Saunders faculty are internationally recognized by their peers. Their research is published in the world’s most respected, peer-reviewed journals and academic publications. Their expertise is frequently sought out by journalists at the world’s top publications.

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Faculty Scholarship

Discover the latest published research by exploring Saunders Faculty Scholarship database. Or search for these by department:

RIT has several awards designed to recognize outstanding teaching and encourage groundbreaking scholarship and research. Please visit the RIT Faculty Awards and Grants page to view recognitions received by Saunders faculty.

Featured Research

Saunders faculty experts are always on to cutting edge research.

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Research Insights

Explore research insights and features from Saunders faculty experts that are making an impact.

Faculty Experts

Saunders faculty are frequently sought out by their peers or by the media for their expertise. Search for faculty experts by discipline.

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You’ll find thought leadership at Saunders College goes beyond our academic areas, tapping into all nine colleges across RIT. This collaborative approach helps you learn how to work across functions and create solutions that shape the future.

Research Topics and Disciplines

Featured research topics include: cybersecurity, digital marketing, strategic leadership, corporate game theory social media and entrepreneurship, fraud and litigation risk, auditing and pricing decisions, financial regulations, stock market trading algorithms, creativity in technology management, corporate social responsibility, social capital and work relationships, leadership, and IT adoption in U.S. healthcare.

Research disciplines include: accounting, business analytics, business legal studies, decision science, digital business, economics, entrepreneurship, finance, hospitality and tourism management, human resource development, international business, management, management information systems, marketing, service leadership and innovation, supply chain management.

Affiliated Research Centers

RIT has an abundance of research labs, innovation centers, and maker-spaces. Our centers of excellence can help you grow an idea, prototype a product, build a commercialization system, or explore urban entrepreneurship. Learn more about our Research and Academic Centers of Excellence.

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Research to Action Webinars

The Research to Action (R2A) webinar series features conversations between faculty experts and industry leaders, where faculty members share the latest research, ideas, and concepts affecting today’s business environment, and industry leaders share their experiences and advice on navigating those challenges. Explore our latest recordings in this series:

A panel discussion with Kristin Bain, Ph.D., whose recent research on amplification has garnered national interest, Aparna Ramesh MS '98 (finance), Chief Financial Officer, Farmer Mac, and Heather Foust-Cummings, Sr. Vice President, Research at Catalyst. View event details.

Topic: Amplifying her voice: Understanding how women can help themselves by shining light on others

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