Dr. Nicholas Poggioli studies and teaches business strategy, sustainability, and responsibility. The primary goal of his work is to help people build, manage, and work in companies compatible with a profitable, sustainable, and stable society. He’s active in the research community that combines business research with the natural sciences to understand how companies can achieve high performance while operating within the sustainable limits of natural systems. He teaches these and other subjects in university courses focused on management, strategy, and entrepreneurship.
Nicholas is currently a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the University of Michigan Erb Institute for Global Sustainable Enterprise, where he holds a dual appointment in the Ross School of Business and the School for Environment and Sustainability. Prior to academia, Nicholas studied anthropology and urban planning, worked as a cashier, economic analyst, park ranger, Peace Corps volunteer, and AmeriCorps VISTA volunteer. In 2011 he rode his bicycle from New Orleans to the Grand Canyon.