Faculty & Research: page 55

The vital component that truly elevates the Warrington College of Business into prominence is its talented faculty. UF Warrington’s faculty are world-renowned for their difference-making, thought-provoking and leading research and are consistently recognized in their industries and academia for their work, all of which you can read about here. See the most recent news about UF Warrington’s faculty and research below.

Knechel appointed Editor of Auditing: A Journal of Practice & Theory

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Ernst & Young Professor of Accounting Dr. W R Knechel has been appointed Editor of Auditing: A Journal of Practice & Theory. The publication is one of the premier academic accounting journals contributing to “improving the practice and theory of auditing and promoting communication between research and practice, which will influence present and future developments in auditing education as well as auditing research and practice.” Dr. Knechel has previously served on the publication’s editorial board as an

Denslow one of 29 faculty members named to UF oil spill task force

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Distinguished Service Professor and Director of Policy Studies Dr. David A. Denslow was one of 29 faculty members named to a University of Florida oil spill task force to coordinate research and response efforts related to the April 20 spill in the Gulf of Mexico. Tom Frazer, chairman of the task force, said many faculty are already doing research and outreach activities, and UF saw a need to coordinate efforts. “A coordination of activities within UF also

UF Information Systems researchers ranked third in Western Hemisphere

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – A recent study published by the Pacific Asia Journal of the Association for Information Systems ranked the University of Florida the third-most productive in the North and South America region. The study revealed the contributions and publications of academic scholars from 2003 to 2007 in the information system journals Decision Support Systems and Information and Management. Productivity was measured by an adjusted count of publications produced. UF was third with 11.17 trailing only Arizona (1st, 17.47) and

DiMatteo awarded grant from Bob Graham Center for Public Service

GAINESVILLE, Fla. –Huber Hurst Professor of Contract Law & Legal Studies Dr. Larry A. DiMatteo has been awarded a case study grant from the Bob Graham Center for Public Service. The Center sponsors a competitive grant competition and requested proposals from throughout the University community. Dr. DiMatteo was one of four grant recipients this year. The name of Dr. DiMatteo’s proposed case study is Choosing Values: Public-Private Relationships in a Global Economy. The case study investigates the tension between corporate

Ling awarded highest honor by American Real Estate Society

GAINESVILLE, Fla. –McGurn Professor of Real Estate Dr. David C. Ling was awarded the David Ricardo Medal by the American Real Estate Society at its annual conference April 15 in Naples, Fla. The David Ricardo Medal is the highest recognition by the ARES for scholarly work in the real estate discipline. The award “recognizes a person who has created a significant body of published research in academic and refereed professional journals spanning at least two decades that includes multiple important,

LePine awarded UF Research Foundation Professorship award

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Darden Restaurants Diversity Management Professor Dr. Jeffery LePine is the Warrington College of Business Administration’s most recent recipient of a UF Research Foundation Professorship award. The Professorship awards are three-year professorships created by UF Research to recognize faculty that has established a distinguished record of research, and grant a scholarship that is expected to lead to continuing distinction in their field. “It’s quite flattering to be recognized for research I’ve done with my colleagues and students over

DiMatteo earns grant and appointment from Center for European Studies

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Dr. Larry A. DiMatteo, Huber Hurst Professor of Contract Law & Legal Studies in the Department of Management has been awarded a Course Enhancement Grant and an appointment as an Affiliate Professor by UF’s Center for European Studies. The grant was awarded for Dr. DiMatteo’s International Business Law courses. The grant’s purpose is to develop a component on the European Union to be incorporated into those courses (BUL 6852 and BUL 4264). The CES offers annual competition

2009 Judy Fisher Award winners announced

GAINESVILLE, Fla. —The winners of the 2009 Judy Fisher Teaching with Technology Award have been named: Warrington College of Business Administration professors Marcie Lepine and Victoria Dickinson, who were chosen for their innovative use of technologies such as integrating student input into lecture materials using surveys, quizzes and discussion boards, class rosters, calendaring, and wikis. Marcie A. LePine is the Director of the Human Resource Research Center and a lecturer in the College’s Department of Management. Her primary research focuses

Vakharia appointed Editor of Decision Sciences Journal

Gainesville, Fla. – Asoo J. Vakharia, Beall Professor of Supply Chain Management has been appointed Editor of the Decision Sciences Journal (DSJ). DSJ, the premier journal of the Decision Sciences Institute, publishes scholarly research on contemporary strategic and tactical decision problems that are inter-organizational, group-based, and/or technology-enabled. According to the 2008 ISI and Thompson Reuters Journal Citation Report for management journals, DSJ has an impact factor equivalent, and in some cases superior, to the leading journals in Information Systems &

Flannery presents at global banking seminar on Downing Street

Gainesville, Fla. – Mark Flannery, BankAmerica Eminent Scholar of Finance, was recently in London for a seminar held at the second-most famous address in England: the British Prime Minister’s residence at 11 Downing Street. Flannery gave a presentation on privately held contingent capital to an international assembly that included representatives of not only HM Treasury, but also the US’, as well as the Bank of England, IMF, EC, and a host of countries ranging from Brazil to Germany to Japan.