Eric Lin


  • Associate Professor of Business


  • DBA, Harvard Business School
  • MBA, Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University
  • MAcc and BS, Weatherhead School of Management at Case Western Reserve University


Eric Lin is an associate professor of business and co-chair of the business integrative concentration. His research focuses on human capital and talent management.

Prior to coming to Oberlin, he was on the faculty in the Department of Behavioral Sciences and Leadership at the United States Military Academy at West Point. Eric has taught courses on human resource management, general management, leadership, and innovation. At Oberlin, he teaches introduction to business management and marketing. Before entering academia, Eric worked at McKinsey and Company, where he advised senior management of leading companies in identifying strategic opportunities and capturing operational improvements. As an engagement manager, Eric was responsible for leading daily project operations at the client site and leading knowledge-development initiatives within the operations practice.

Spring 2024

Introduction to Business Management — BUSI 103
Introduction to Business Management — BUSI 103OC
Financial Analysis for Leaders — BUSI 116

Fall 2024

Marketing — BUSI 110
Negotiations — BUSI 112
Financial Analysis for Leaders — BUSI 116


$5M Gift Supports Oberlin Business Programs and Curriculum

January 12, 2024

Alan L. Wurtzel '55 and his wife, Irene, have committed $5 million to establish the Alan L. ’55 and Irene R. Wurtzel Endowed Fund for Business Education, which will provide the support necessary to enhance business education at Oberlin.

College of Arts and Sciences Welcomes New Faculty for 2023-24

September 18, 2023

Students choose Oberlin—and thrive at Oberlin—because of the nurturing mentorship of the outstanding faculty who guide their learning. We are honored to welcome the newest additions to our faculty across the College of Arts and Sciences for 2023-24.