Albers is accredited by AACSB International - The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. As of July 2014, less than five percent of the world’s business schools and less than one third of U.S. business schools have achieved business accreditation from AACSB.
Brian Kelly has taught at Albers since 2007. He was a full-time consultant from 1986 until 2007, specializing in international trade matters and related litigation. He had previously worked for Price Waterhouse and for the U.S. Department of Commerce. His current research interests include the interaction of business financial structures and product market competition and international trade policy. Kelly has recently been published in American Economic Review, Journal of World Trade, and Global Trade & Customs Journal. His hobbies are running, climbing, and chess. He has taught classes at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, including the economics of strategy, microeconomic principles, the economic analysis of law, and intermediate microeconomics.