New faculty introduction: Paul Clancy

Paul Clancy is a visiting senior lecturer at Johnson.

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With the spring semester just beginning, meet our newest faculty member, Paul Clancy, and learn about his area of expertise, what he will be teaching, and his interests.

Paul Clancy | Visiting Senior Lecturer | Johnson

What are your research and teaching areas of focus?

I am a visiting lecturer of finance for Ithaca-based residential programs at the Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management.

What class will you be teaching this year?

I will be teaching the Corporate Finance Immersion practicum to first-year graduate students in the Two-Year MBA program. I am super excited.

What attracted you to the Cornell SC Johnson College of Business and to the Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management, specifically?

I was drawn to the immersions. The immersions are a very unique and practical approach for advancing the knowledge of future business leaders. I am a practitioner, having worked in finance, strategy, and management for corporations for the last 35 years. Additionally, I was drawn to the Cornell culture—a serious university with a caring culture.

Have you adapted your research or teaching focus in any way because of COVID-19?

I am new to teaching. But, I expect Zoom will be a new experience in teaching—hopefully for not too long!

What are you most looking forward to during your first year at Johnson?

I am most looking forward to interacting with the students. I hope to help them in a small way by helping each student set a path forward.

What’s the best book you’ve read this year?

The best book I’ve read this year is Dear Shareholder: The best executive letters from Warren Buffett, Prem Watsa and other great CEOs. I highly recommend it for aspiring business leaders.

What do you do to recharge?

 I recharge by going to the beach. I love it. All four seasons.

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