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Ph.D. alum recognized at global IS conference

Gainesville, Fla. – Hong Guo (Ph.D., 2009), a graduate in Information Systems & Operations Management (ISOM), was named runner up for the 2009 International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS) Best Doctoral Dissertation Award. ICIS is considered the premier and most prestigious conference among IS researchers worldwide. Guo’s dissertation, “For Whom the Net Tolls: A Two-Sided Market Analysis and Public Policy Implications for the Net Neutrality Debate,” spawned further research for Guo and his dissertation advisors, Professors Kenny Cheng and Shubho

Emerson wins awards, calls for service

Gainesville, Fla. – Robert W. Emerson, Huber Hurst Professor of Law and Legal Studies and chair of Warrington’s management department, recently added two more research awards to his CV, garnering international board memberships in the process. In early November, Emerson won the 2009 Best Paper Award from the Southeastern Academy of Legal Studies in Business (SEALSB) at their Annual Meeting in Miami. SEALSB is a professional association of legal studies professors from Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, North Carolina, South

Cohen puts UF over the top as Gators sweep ACR Awards

Gainesville, Fla. – In an unprecedented turn of events within the world of academe, marketing scholars (teaching or trained) at UF swept the recent awards announced at the Association for Consumer Research (ACR) Annual Meeting. Emeritus Professor Joel B. Cohen and Americus Reed (PhD 2000), Whitney M. Young, Jr. Associate Professor of Marketing at Wharton, were named winners of the JCR 2009 Best Article Award for their article entitled “A Multiple Pathway Anchoring and Adjustment (MPAA) Model of Attitude Generation

New Finance Ph.D. wins one Finance world’s top prizes

Gainesville, Fla. – Finance grad Brandon Lockhart (PHD, 2009) is the winner the USC Marshall School of Business Trefftzs Award for best student paper. In addition to a $5,000 prize, Lockhart also received a student travel stipend to present his paper, “Adjusting to Target Capital Structure: The effect of credit lines,” at the 2009 Western Finance Association (WFA) meeting, held June 17 – 20, 2009 in San Diego, Calif. According to Lockhart, credit lines play an important role in the

Fisher School’s Tucker wins university award for research excellence

Gainesville, Fla. – Jennifer Tucker, of the Fisher School of Accounting, has been selected as one of ten recipients of this year’s Jack Wessel Excellence Award for Assistant Professors. Tucker is the Luciano Prida, Sr. Professor at the Fisher School, where she teaches graduate courses in Financial Accounting and Accounting Theory. There were 21 nominations made by deans university-wide for the prize. The award carries with it a one-time, non-recurring allocation to support research, which can be used to fund

Tom Shannon, 1966 alum, wins Horatio Alger Award

Gainesville, Fla. – Thomas Shannon (BSBA `66) was presented with the 2009 Horatio Alger Award on April 2. Shannon, a successful collegiate athlete and businessman, was inducted as a lifetime member of the Horatio Alger Association, and stated, “every award is an honor, but this is extremely humbling because it honors extraordinary Americans. These are amazing people and I am humbled to be put in their company.” Fellow inductees this year included Pepsi CEO Indra Nooyi, Las Vegas developer and

Joe Alba named winner of 2008 Sheth/JCR Research Award

Gainesville, Fla. – Joseph W. Alba, UF Distinguished Professor of Marketing, was chosen for of one of marketing research’s top honors, the 2008 Sheth Foundation/Journal of Consumer Research Research Award “for a long term contribution to consumer research.” Alba and his coauthor, J. Wesley Hutchinson (former UF faculty member) were selected for the article entitled “Dimensions of Consumer Expertise.” Appearing in JCR in 1987, when the pair were assistant professors in UF’s marketing department, the article has since been cited

Emerson wins awards, international acclaim for research

Gainesville, Fla. – Robert W. Emerson, Huber Hurst Professor of Law and Legal Studies and chair of Warrington’s management department, has won two research awards—and garnered two international speaking invitations from that research—in recent months. Emerson was given the 2008 Best Paper Award by the Mid-Atlantic Academy of Legal Studies in Business (MAALSB) at their annual meeting in Philadelphia. MAALSB is a professional association of legal studies professors from Delaware, the District of Columbia, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and West Virginia.

DiMatteo wins Best Paper Award

Gainesville, Fla. – Larry A. DiMatteo, Huber Hurst Professor of Contract Law & Legal Studies, was recently granted the “2008 Best Paper Award” by the Southeastern Academy of Legal Studies in Business (SEALSB). DiMatteo, a professor in Warrington’s Department of Management and its former chair, was named author of the year’s best paper at the SEALSB annual meeting in Atlanta, on November 8, 2008. The winning paper, co-authored with Samuel Flaks (a third-year law student at Harvard Law School), is

Judy Fisher Award winners announced

GAINESVILLE, Fla.—The winners of the 2008 Judy Fisher Teaching with Technology Award have been named: Warrington College of Business Administration professors Sanford Berg and Subhajyoti Bandyopadhyay, who were chosen for their innovative use of technologies such as wikis, podcasts, and email newsletters. Berg is a UF Distinguished Service Professor in Economics and Distinguished Teaching Scholar. In addition, he is director of Water Studies for the Public Utility Research Center (PURC). Professor Berg has received numerous teaching awards over his long