Dr. Hoffman is the Holcim (US) Professor of Sustainable Enterprise at the University of Michigan; a position that holds joint appointments at the Stephen M. Ross School of Business and the School of Natural Resources & Environment. Within this role, Professor Hoffman also serves as Faculty Co-Director of Michigan’s dual-degree (MS/MBA) program of the Frederick A. and Barbara M. Erb Institute for Global Sustainable Enterprise. Professor Hoffman’s research deals with the nature and dynamics of change within institutional and cultural systems. He applies that research towards understanding the cultural and managerial implications of environmental protection and sustainability for industry. He has published over fifty articles/book chapters and five books. Prior to joining the faculty at the University of Michigan, Professor Hoffman was an associate professor of organizational behavior at the Boston University School of Management, a visiting professor at the Kellogg School of Management and Reykjavik University and a senior fellow with the Meridian Institute. Prior to academics, he worked for the US Environmental Protection Agency, Metcalf & Eddy Environmental Consultants, T&T Construction & Design and the Amoco Corporation.
As a faculty member, Andy has been actively involved in several oikos projects including the oikos PhD Summer Academy and the oikos Winter School. Currently he is serving as a judge within the oikos Global Case Writing Competitition and the international oikos Students Award. During his stay in St. Gallen he will also present his latest research on “Talking Past Each Other? The Social Codes of the Climate Skeptical and Climate Convinced” on October 22. Participation at this event is limited. For registration please click here.