Valerie Suslow

Valerie Suslow
Vice Dean for Faculty and Research

Valerie Suslow is professor and Vice Dean for Faculty and Research at the Johns Hopkins Carey Business School. She joined Johns Hopkins University in August 2015.

Previously, Suslow was senior associate dean for MBA Programs at the Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan, where she was also professor of Business Economics and Public Policy, and the Louis and Myrtle Moskowitz Research Professor of Business and Law. Before becoming senior associate dean, she held a number of leadership positions with the Ross School faculty.

Suslow’s academic research has focused on the economics of explicit price fixing and cartel operations, specifically the determinants of cartel duration and how organizational features of cartels contribute to their stability. She has also examined the intersection of international cartel operations, antitrust policy, and international trade policy, as well as the effects of cartels on developing countries.

She has authored numerous articles and book chapters and her research has been published in journals including the International Journal of Industrial Organization, The Journal of Law and Economics, Journal of Economic Literature, Antitrust Law Journal, and the Journal of International Economic Law. Suslow is a senior editor of the Antitrust Law Journal.

Suslow earned her PhD in economics from Stanford University and her undergraduate degree from the University of California, Berkeley. Her awards include the Victor L. Bernard Faculty Award for Leadership in Teaching from the University of Michigan and the John M. Olin National Fellowship from the Hoover Institution at Stanford University.