Message from the Dean


The Merage Difference. We See the Big Picture.


With a pioneering curriculum and exceptional faculty and students, The Paul Merage School of Business at UC Irvine is internationally recognized and acclaimed for its research and doctoral program. The School’s world-class faculty has been recognized among the top 20 globally by the Financial Times and in the top 5 in the United States by BusinessWeek. Our progressive curriculum and highly acclaimed faculty attract top doctoral students from around the world. These students benefit from a rich, challenging learning environment in a highly creative atmosphere.

The result is that many of the world’s leading universities look to the Merage School to recruit the next generation of their faculty. Recent graduates of our doctoral program are now faculty members at such top schools as the Fuqua School of Business at Duke University, The University of Michigan, The Eller School at the University of Arizona, and Hong Kong University of Science and Technology.

The Merage School prides itself on creating new frontiers in research that lead to a broader understanding of business and society. We invite you to join us on our exciting path of discovery.

Andrew J. Policano
Dean