Faculty

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

Weitz honored with lifetime achievement award

Gainesville, Fla. – Bart Weitz, JCPenney Eminent Scholar and Professor of Marketing at the University of Florida, has been honored with the 2007 IOSIG Lifetime Achievement Award. The Interorganizational Special Interest Group (IOSIG) of the American Marketing Association (AMA) has been designed to facilitate interaction among academic members of the

Management faculty ranks No. 1 in productivity

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The University of Florida’s Management Faculty was ranked #1 in the U.S. in a recently released study of faculty research productivity. In a joint study by Texas A & M University and the University of Florida, the research productivity of management departments of members of the Association

UF Center for Real Estate Studies is 8th most influential

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – In its fall 2006 publication, Real Estate Economics ranked the University of Florida as the eighth most influential university in real estate research. The same publication ranked David Ling, UF’s William D. Hussey Professor of Real Estate, as the seventh most influential individual real estate researcher. The

Weitz named outstanding retailing educator

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Barton Weitz, JCPenney Eminent Scholar of Retail Management in the Warrington College of Business, has been named the recipient of the third Annual Outstanding Retailing Educator Award. The award is sponsored jointly by the Center for Retailing Studies at Texas A&M, JCPenney, and the National Retailing Federation.

Marketing faculty wins AMA’s Stern Award

Five members of UF’s world-renowned marketing faculty have gained another accolade to add to their already stellar reputations, as the American Marketing Association (AMA) have named them recipients of the 2005 Louis Stern Award. Co-authors of the prize-winning paper are: Joe Alba, Bart Weitz, Chris Janiszewski, Rich Lutz, and Alan

Hough Program in Finance receives $1 million towards Faculty Challenge

William R. Hough , MBA 1948, knows a good business deal when he sees one. So when he saw the opportunity to enhance the finance program that bears his name at the Warrington College of Business, and at the same time answer UF President Bernie Machen’s Faculty Challenge, he couldn’t