Faculty & Research

Tim Judge elected to AOM Board of Governors

Gainesville, Fla. – Professor Timothy A. Judge, McKethan–Matherly Eminent Scholar of Management, has been elected to serve on the Academy of Management’s Board of Governors. The board is a nine-person governing body having legal and fiduciary accountability for the Academy of Management (AOM). The board’s primary responsibility is setting the

Marketing chair Joe Alba wins highly-coveted Converse Award

Gainesville, Fla. – Joseph W. Alba, UF Distinguished Professor of Marketing, has been chosen to receive one of the most prestigious awards in the field of marketing research: the Paul D. Converse Award. Alba currently serves as Chair of the department of Marketing. The American Marketing Association conveys the Converse

Tim Judge receives doctoral mentoring award

Gainesville, Fla. –Tim Judge, Matherly-McKethan Eminent Scholar of Management, is one of five recipients of the 2007-2008 Doctoral Dissertation Advisor/Mentoring Award from the University of Florida Graduate School. The award recognizes a standard of excellence in dedication to the support of graduate education and sponsorship of student research. Professor Judge

Double Duty: Two Management profs tapped for editorial spots

Gainesville, Fla. – Jason Colquitt and Jeffery LePine, both full professors in Warrington’s Department of Management, were recently selected as associate editors to two of the leading journals in management research. In the field of management, associate editors have full decision-making authority over manuscripts, based on input from editorial review

Fisher School lands grant from EU for new research

Gainesville, Fla. – The Fisher School of Accounting has been awarded a grant by the European Union for a new research project on auditing standards. The study will be conducted by the International Center for Research in Accounting and Auditing (ICRAA) housed in the Fisher School. W. Robert Knechel, Ernst

Berg named TPUG Distinguished Member for 2007

Gainesville, Fla. – Sanford Berg, Distinguished Service Professor in economics and director of Water Studies for the Public Utility Research Center (PURC), was recently presented with one of the highest honors in infrastructure and policy making. Berg was named the Distinguished Member for 2007 by the Transportation and Public Utilities

Jonathan Hamilton new Southern Economic Association president-elect

Gainesville, Fla. – In November, Jonathan Hamilton, R. Perry Frankland professor and Department of Economics chair, officially became president-elect (and program chair) of the Southern Economic Association for 2008. He will assume the role of president in 2009. Eugenia Toma of the University of Kentucky, past president of the Association

Warrington professors named UF International Educators of the Year

Gainesville, Fla. – Winners were recently announced for UF’s 2007 International Educator of the Year Awards. Warrington is the proud home of two recipients of the College-wide award: Professors Carol West and Mark Jamison. As directors of two of Warrington’s most active research centers, West and Jamison epitomize the term

Warrington’s Management faculty No. 1 in research productivity

Gainesville, Fla. – The University of Florida’s Management faculty was ranked #1 in the U.S. in a newly released study of faculty research productivity. Other schools rounding out the top ten were Michigan State, Texas A & M University, University of Pennsylvania, University of Maryland, Harvard, Penn State, Michigan, Texas

Janiszewski tapped as new ACR President

Gainesville, Fla. – Chris Janiszewski, Faricy Professor of Marketing at the Warrington College of Business Administration, has been elected president of the Association for Consumer Research (ACR). The mission of the ACR is to advance consumer research and facilitate the exchange of scholarly information among members of academia, industry, and