Quarterly Faculty Accolades
Karen Braun, PhD, Awarded Honorable Mention
Dr. Karen Braun received an honorable mention for the Bea Sanders/AICPA Innovation in Teaching Award. This award recognizes successful practices in the first course sequence in accounting, and builds awareness of those practices among other accounting academics.
Dr. Braun's work "Personal Budgeting" is geared toward helping individuals, especially young adults, become financially literate. Her project will be disseminated through AICPA and she will appear at a concurrent session at the Conference on Teaching and Learning in Accounting in San Francisco later this summer.
Gregory Jonas, PhD, Presents at Several Academic Conferences
Dr. Gregory Jonas presented at the Ohio Regional Meeting for the American Accounting Association on "Textbook Websites: User Technology Acceptance Behavior," and "Corporate Social Responsibility Reporting: Effects of Voluntary Disclosure Using Global Reporting Initiative Standards."
Dr. Jonas also discussed his work "The Hand That Rocks the Cradle: Disciplinary Socialization at the American Accounting Association's Doctoral Consortium," (co-authored with Weatherhead Professor Timothy Fogarty, PhD) at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro.
Gary Previts, PhD, Honored with Lifetime Achievement Award
The Board of Directors of MUFAD, a Turkish group which organizes national and international activities relating to accounting and finance, has bestowed a Lifetime Achievement Honor on Dr. Gary Previts for his global contributions to accounting history during the last decade. The award ceremony will take place this fall in Istanbul.
Banking and Finance Department
Christa Bouwman, PhD, Presents Across Europe and North America
Dr. Christa Bouwman, a Visiting Assistant Professor at MIT's Sloan School of Management this academic year, traveled to Europe to present "Bank Capital, Survival and Performance around Financial Crises" at the European School of Management in Berlin, the Bank for International Settlements in Basel, and the University of Venice.
Back in North America, Dr. Bouwman presented "Corporate Governance Propagation through Overlapping Directors" at McGill University, the University of Texas at Dallas, and at MIT Sloan. She was also on the Program Committee of the Annual Conference of the American Finance Association in Atlanta where she coordinated a four-paper session on "Mergers and Acquisitions."
Michael Goldberg Answers Small Business Questions
Adjunct Professor Michael Goldberg appeared on MSMBC's Business Answers in a segment titled "To Cut or Not to Cut." Watch the video here.
Anurag Gupta, PhD, Has Paper Accepted
Dr. Anurag Gupta's paper entitled, "Liquidity Effect in OTC Option Markets" was recently accepted at the Journal of Financial Markets. The work is co-authored with Prachi Deuskar from the University of Illinois and Marti Subrahmanyam from New York University.
CNV Krishnan, PhD, Co-Authors Two Top Ten Downloaded Papers
Dr. CNV Krishnan's article "Venture Capital Reputation, Post-IPO Performance and Corporate Governance," (co-authored with Weatherhead Professor Ajai Singh, PhD, and outside collaborators) was accepted for publication in the Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis.
Additionally, Dr. Krishnan's work "Law Firm Reputation and Mergers and Acquisitions" was presented at the Conference on Empirical Legal Studies at the University of Southern California in November 2009. Both of these articles were listed in top ten downloads on the Social Science Research Network.
J.B. Silvers, PhD, Talks Health Care on APM's Marketplace
Dr. J.B. Silvers was a guest on American Public Media's Marketplace twice this month to discuss the fate of health care in the United States. Listen to both segments, "Costs Cause Health Spending to Slow" and "If Health Reform Doesn't Go Through."
Susan Helper, PhD, Moderates Auto Symposium
Dr. Susan Helper moderated an auto symposium convened by the Cleveland Council on World Affairs in which she discussed the dilemma both Ohio and American manufacturing are experiencing--being caught in between countries offering high skill or low cost. Listen to WCPN's online coverage.
Jack Kleinhenz, PhD, Serves as Featured Speaker and Award Recipient
Dr. Jack Kleinhenz presented testimony on the proposed Ohio Telecommunications Modernization Act of 2009 to the Ohio Senate Energy and Public Utilities Committee and the Ohio House Public Utilities Committee. His testimony focused on the recent study, "The Evolution of Telecom and the Ohio Template for Reform: 2009."
Dr. Kleinhenz was also the invited speaker at the 17th Annual Bradley J. Schaffer Real Property Institute hosted by the Ohio State Bar Association. His presentation focused on the 2010 outlook for the U.S. economy and trends in real estate markets. In December, Dr. Kleinhenz received two forecasting excellence awards at the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago's 23rd Annual Economic Outlook Symposium.
Nicola Lacetera, PhD, Has Paper Accepted
Dr. Nicola Lacetera had his paper, "The Economics of Scientific Misconduct" (co-authored with Lorenzo Zirulia) accepted by the Journal of Law, Economics and Organization. This article presents a model of the research and publication process that analyzes why scientists commit fraud and how fraud can be detected and prevented.
Scott Shane, PhD, Contributes to Several Media Outlets
Dr. Scott Shane currently writes a weekly series for BusinessWeek online that focuses on challenging commonly-held myths about entrepreneurship. His most recent article is titled "Why Corporations Provide Little Venture Capital." Dr. Shane also has a weekly column in Alrroya Aleqtisadiya newspaper, UAE's first Arabic language daily financial paper, and its bilingual news portal Alrroya.com.
Additionally, he writes twice-monthly columns on the American Express Open site. In the latest issue of the New Yorker, Malcolm Gladwell wrote an essay on entrepreneurship in which he references Dr. Shane's book Illusions of Entrepreneurship extensively. Read "The Sure Thing."
Information Systems Department
Alan Dowling, PhD, Named CEO
Dr. Alan Dowling was just named new CEO of the American Health Information Management Association. Additionally, he presented a refereed research paper at the Hawaii International Conference on Systems Sciences entitled, "Information Infrastructure for Public Health and Health Research: Findings from a Large-Scale HIE Stakeholder Study."
Kalle Lyytinen, PhD, and Nick Berente, PhD Receive Best Dissertation Award
Dr. Kalle Lyytinen and Adjunct Professor Nick Berente, PhD, were awarded the Association of Information Systems Best Dissertation Award at the 30th annual ICIS conference for Dr. Berente's thesis, "Institutional Logics, Loose Coupling and ERP implementation: The Case of NASA." The thesis was selected from over 100 competitors.
Dr. Lyytinen was also involved in several panels and presentations including "New Challenges in HCI Research," at the AIS SIGCHI workshop in Phoenix, "Digitalization of Design Work in Design Networks" at the OASIS workshop in Phoenix, and "Uses of Social Network Analysis-Some Challenges a Leader in the Workshop on Social Network analysis with Jeff Nickerson in Kauai, Hawaii.
Marketing & Policy Studies Department
Rakesh Niraj, PhD, Has Two Papers Accepted
Dr. Rakesh Niraj had two papers, forthcoming this year, accepted for publication. The first, entitled "Examining Mediating Role of Attitudinal Loyalty and Nonlinear Effects in Satisfaction-Behavioral Intentions Relationship," was co-authored with Anand Jaiswal in the Journal of Services Marketing. The second, "Context-General and Context-Specific Determinants of Online Satisfaction and Loyalty for Commerce and Content Sites" with Anand Jaiswal and P. Venugopal, was accepted by the Journal of Interactive Marketing.
Andrew Gallan, PhD, Receives Research Award
Dr. Andrew Gallan and Dr. J.B. Silvers received the 2009 Health Policy Research Award for Independent Scholarship for a report they co-authored with Leona Cuttler, PhD, from the Case School of Medicine entitled "Obesity in Children and Families across Ohio." The award recognizes research that is relevant to health policy in Ohio, and that is carried out by Ohio-based researchers. It is sponsored by the Health Policy Institute of Ohio (HPIO).
Organizational Behavior Department
David Cooperrider, PhD, Uses Appreciative Inquiry in Nepal
Dr. David Cooperrider and South African Chief Justice Albie Sachs, architect of South Africa's constitution, collaborated with Nepal's President and Constitutional Assembly to advance the vision of a new Nepal at the fourth World Appreciative Inquiry Conference.