Faculty & Research: page 56

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.

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

Colquitt appointed Editor of top management journal

Gainesville, Fla. – Jason Colquitt, the McClatchy Professor of Management, has been appointed editor of Academy of Management Journal (AMJ). AMJ is regularly ranked among the most prestigious journals by management department scholars, is considered a top-tier outlet in every management department of AAU-business schools, and boasts one of the highest journal impact factors (IF=7.67) of any business journal. Colquitt is currently an associate editor of AMJ and will serve his three-year term as editor starting next year. AMJ serves

Lutz named 2010 AMA Distinguished Marketing Educator

Gainesville, Fla. – Richard Lutz, JCPenney Professor of Marketing, has been named the 2010 AMA Irwin/McGraw-Hill Distinguished Marketing Educator. It is the highest honor conferred by the American Marketing Association and recognizes individuals for distinguished service and outstanding contributions in marketing education. The official ceremony will take place in February at the Winter AMA meeting in New Orleans. Lutz is the second in Warrington’s marketing department to receive the award; Bart Weitz was granted the honor in 1998. “I was

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

DiMatteo drafted for duty by world’s IB community

Gainesville, Fla. – Larry A. DiMatteo, Huber Hurst Professor of Contract Law & Legal Studies in the Department of Management, was recently issued two invitations to participate in major international business law projects. The first, from the Global Forum for International Consumer Law (GFICL), and the second, to join a group of global scholars in what is known as the “Enhanced Digest Project” that relates to the United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods (CISG). “It

Warrington’s Flannery cited in FT article

Gainesville, Fla. – Mark Flannery, the BankAmerica Eminent Scholar in Finance, was selected by the Federal Reserve Bank of New York as a resident scholar based on his many years of experience and insightful research. Now, the globally-heralded Financial Times also points to Flannery as a voice of reason in the cacophonous, tumultuous landscape that the world’s banking community has become. In a recent article on FT.com, Flannery was cited for his research and opinions on contingent capital bonds (Cocos)

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

Janiszewski models research excellence, brings along new generation

Gainesville, Fla. – Chris Janiszewski, J.C. Penney Professor of Marketing at the Warrington College of Business Administration, has previously been recognized for excellence in consumer research. The latest acknowledgments come as a consequence of him mentoring a new generation of UF-trained marketing scholars. UF doctoral candidate Dan King, along with Janiszewski, was named winner of the Association for Consumer Research’s (ACR) Nicosia Award for Best ACR Competitive Paper. The paper was selected as the best among the 250 papers presented

Warrington’s Alba named ACR Fellow

Gainesville, Fla. – Joseph (Joe) W. Alba, University of Florida Distinguished Professor of Marketing and chair of the Department of Marketing, has been selected as a Fellow of the Association of Consumer Research (ACR). This is the highest level of recognition bestowed by ACR, which acknowledges an individual’s long-term contribution to the discipline. Last year, Alba received the 2008 Sheth Foundation/Journal of Consumer Research Award for his article entitled “Dimensions of Consumer Expertise,” which has been cited in more than

Web site created by UF student helps students find volunteer opportunities

Gainesville, Fla. – The University of Florida’s Center for Leadership and Service has announced a partnership with SweatMonkey, a Web-based resource created by a UF sophomore to engage students in community service. Callahan Fore, an architecture major, started SweatMonkey as a “one-stop” shop, where students can learn about service opportunities and organizations can find volunteers. It has developed into a Web site with the potential to enable students from around the country to find ways to volunteer. “Most high schools