October 14, 2012
2 Tracks for Faculty
Michael J. Rizzo teaches seven classes a year, with a total of 750 undergraduates. But he's not an adjunct instructor. He does all his teaching on the same campus, as a full-time lecturer in economics at the University of Rochester, where he also advises freshmen, supervises independent-study projects, and even runs his own institute to play host to speakers from off campus.
"I'm not here to win the Nobel Prize," says Mr. Rizzo, who has no research