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 2023

Introduction to Business Management — BUSI 103
Marketing — BUSI 110