Carl H. Lindner College of BusinessCarl H. Lindner College of BusinessUniversity of Cincinnati

Carl H. Lindner College of Business

Daniel Gruber

Associate Dean for Innovation and New Ventures
Professional Summary
Dan Gruber is the Associate Dean of Innovation and New Ventures and a Professor-Educator in the department of management at the Carl H. Lindner College of Business. Dan’s position focuses on developing and implementing new innovations in pedagogy and curriculum design, technology and the overall Lindner student experience. Dan collaborates with the Lindner Associate Deans that oversee undergraduate, graduate and online programs so his work can benefit all Lindner students. Before joining the University of Cincinnati, Dan was a faculty member at both the Medill School of Journalism and the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University and utilizes his cross-functional expertise to create new and innovative partnerships across disciplines within the Lindner College of Business, between Lindner and other UC colleges as well as with the Cincinnati business community. Dan earned his BS in Business Administration from Washington University’s Olin School of Business and his MBA and Master of Industrial and Labor Relations from Cornell University’s School of Management and School of Industrial and Labor Relations. He earned his PhD from the Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan. Dan has won teaching awards at the University of Michigan and Northwestern University as well as several grants for teaching innovation including the Procter and Gamble Higher Education Grant Fund. Dan co-created an Innovation in Teaching Series at Northwestern, which is held at The Garage, the University-wide space dedicated to innovation and entrepreneurship.
Contact Information
E-mail:
Office:
102F Carl H. Lindner Hall
Phone:
513-556-7194
Fax:
513-556-7069
Teaching Interest
  • Educational Innovation
  • Technology-Enhanced Learning
  • Learning Analytics
  • Active Learning
  • Learner-Centered Teaching
Research Interest
  • Resilience and Crisis Management
  • Strategic Communications
  • Social Media
  • Media Gatekeepers
  • Innovation and Entrepreneurship
Education

Institution:
University of Michigan Ross School of Business
Major:
Management and Organizations
Completed:
2009
Degree:
Ph D


Institution:
Cornell University Johnson School of Management
Completed:
2004
Degree:
MBA


Institution:
Cornell University School of Industrial and Labor Relations
Completed:
2004
Degree:
Other


Institution:
Washington University Olin School of Business
Location:
St. Louis, MO
Major:
Finance/International Business
Completed:
1998
Degree:
BBA