Tuck Welcomes New Senior Fellow and Professors

Senior Fellow Curt Welling joined Tuck in January.

Senior Fellow Curt Welling joined Tuck in January.

Curt Welling D’71, T’77, former AmeriCares president and CEO, joined Tuck as senior fellow at both the Center for Global Business and Government and the Center for Business & Society. Welling also serves as senior lecturer in the MBA program. As a senior fellow at Tuck, Welling’s responsibilities include curriculum development, teaching, working with distinguished visitors and second-year MBA fellows, program development, and alumni outreach. Welling had a distinguished career in finance before his 11-year tenure at the nonprofit global health and disaster-relief organization.

Tuck will also welcome four new assistant professors to the faculty on July 1.

Dirk Black earned his doctoral degree at Duke University and his MAcc and BS degrees from Brigham Young University. Professor Black is also a CPA. His current research interests include financial reporting and firm risk, financial statement comparability, and executive compensation, and he will teach in the accounting area at Tuck.

Felipe Severino received his Ph.D. from the Sloan School of Management at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and his MSc and BSc degrees from the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile. His primary research interests include corporate finance, financial intermediation, and credit and debt markets. Severino will teach in the finance area at Tuck.

Anup Srivastava joins Tuck from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University, where he served as assistant professor of accounting information and management. Srivastava earned his Ph.D. in accounting from Texas A&M University, his MBA from Delhi University, and BTech from the Indian Institute of Technology. His current research interests include revenue recognition, firms risks, earning quality, accounting conservatism, disclosures, and executive compensation, and he will teach in the accounting area.

Dan Feiler transitions at Tuck to an assistant professor from his current position as a visiting assistant professor, a role he has held the past two years since receiving his Ph.D. from Duke University. Feiler's primary research interests include managerial decision making, cognition, and organizational learning. Feiler will continue to teach his successful Negotiations elective course in the strategy and management area.