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Emeriti Faculty Profiles
Professor Emeritus is a highly prestigious title that is bestowed upon faculty members who hold the rank of Associate Professor or Professor at the time of retirement.
The Emeritus designation recognizes a faculty member’s significant contributions to Babson College through teaching, research and service. Holding the esteemed rank of Professor Emeritus is a testament to faculty’s dedication and excellence in their field of study and serves as an inspiration to younger generations of scholars and researchers. As retirees, Emeriti faculty members are valued members of our Babson campus community.
We are grateful to our former faculty members for their service and dedication to Babson College.
Accounting & Law Division
Michael L. Fetters, Professor Emeritus was the Walter Carpenter Distinguished Professor and Professor of Accounting at Babson College. Prior to this appointment, Dr. Fetters was Babson College’s first Provost and served as chairperson of the Accounting and Law Division.
Fred Nanni (Alfred J. Nanni, Jr) joined the faculty at Babson College as a full professor in 1993. Since then he has been involved in all of Babson’s academic programs and served in a variety of major service and administrative roles, including Program Director, Division Chair, Senate Executive Committee Vice Chair, and Provost.
Ross D. Petty is Emeritus Professor of Marketing Law at Babson College after being a faculty member there for thirty-one years. While at Babson, Ross served on many committees including the undergraduate and graduate curriculum and twice on the tenure and appointments committees.
Arts & Humanities Division
Albert A. Anderson is president of Agora Publications, which specializes in translating, adapting, and performing classical philosophical texts in contemporary American English.
Fritz Fleischmann was educated in Germany, England and the United States and received his doctorate from the University of Erlangen-Nuremberg in 1983, the year he joined the Babson faculty.
Kathleen Kelly is Emerita Professor of English. She earned her M.A. and Ph.D. degrees from The Ohio State University where she was awarded the English Department’s Distinguished Teaching Award.
Janice Yellin has taught at Louisiana State University, the University of Florida, Brandeis University, and Merrimack College. She has held the Martha Willcomb Lectureship in Egyptian Civilization at Harvard University.
Arthur Bayer received his B.A. from Brown University; MBA from Columbia University; Ph.D. from Michigan State University. His area of expertise is in state and local taxation.
William Casey is an Professor Emeritus of Economics at Babson College. Dr. Casey’s research interests are in the areas of foreign direct investment, monetary economics, property rights economics and the economics of technological change.
Patricia Greene held the Paul T. Babson Chair in Entrepreneurial Studies at Babson College where she formerly served as Provost (2006–2008) and Dean of the Undergraduate School (2003–2006).
Jennifer Bethel is Professor Emerita of Finance at Babson College in Wellesley, MA. Dr. Bethel has presented her research at numerous professional conferences, and has published her work in both in academic and practitioner journals, including the Journal of Finance and the Financial Management Journal.
Allan Cohen was Distinguished Professor of Global Leadership at Babson College and in residence at the San Francisco campus from 2012-until closing in 2019.