Carolyn Plump, Associate Professor
- JD – Boston University School of Law
- BA in Political Science – Duke University
In which online MBA program do you teach?
Which classes do you teach online?
MBA 840: Frameworks for Socially Responsible Decision Making
What do you want students to take away from your classes?
A life-long love of learning
What advice would you give to those considering the online MBA program?
Prepare a weekly schedule for yourself as if you had an in-person class and hold yourself to the schedule.
What qualities make someone particularly successful in business?
- Being socially adroit
What is the one book you think everyone should read?
It is so difficult to select just one. A recent book with tremendous importance is Superintelligence: Paths, Dangers, Strategies by Nick Bostrom. One of my favorite classic books is The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas.
Tell us something interesting about yourself that your students may not know.
I circumnavigated the globe on a six-month world trip with my husband.