The College of Business research seeks to generate sustainable value for business and society.

Faculty focus their research on emerging issues with tremendous impact, addressing such topics as human-technology interactions, globalization, and climate change. The research is then brought to life in the classroom, amplifying the learning experience.

The College of Business hosts frequent brownbag seminars where faculty members will share their research projects to discuss with colleagues from the URI community. Please see the schedule here.

Research Centers

Research Areas

Current Research

“Research is critical to the identity of the College of Business at the University of Rhode Island, providing valuable insights that transform the way we see the world. Our research not only serves as a tool for educating the entire student population but also as a valued resource for business and society.”
Professor Christy Ashley, Associate Dean of Undergraduate Programs