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Episode 705 – Faculty Spotlight: A Conversation with Ari Shwayder and John Branch

On this episode of the Working for the Weekend podcast, Seth Atkinson, WMBA ’25, interviews two part-time MBA academic core professors: John Branch, clinical associate professor of business administration, and Ari Shwayder, LEO lecturer of business economics and public policy. The professors explore their journies to Ross, their research and teaching focus, and what they love about teaching the future of business leadership. 


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About the participants

Host: Seth Atkinson

Guests: Professors John Branch and Ari Shwayder

Executive Producers: Ajay Baabu Muthuswamy and JT Godfrey

Editing: Jonah Brockman

Featured Faculty
Clinical Associate Professor of Business Administration, Co-Director of Yaffe Digital Media Initiative, Ross School of Business
Associate Director, Center for Russian, East European, & Eurasian Studies
Research Fellow, William Davison Institute