Faculty

2014 Anderson Scholars

Fisher students, faculty recognized as Anderson Scholars

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Twelve students from the Fisher School of Accounting as well as Fisher professors Christopher Falk and Marcus Kirk were recognized as 2014 Anderson Scholars by the University of Florida’s College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. The Anderson Scholars recognize outstanding academic achievements by undergraduates in their first

Ritter again receives William F. Sharpe Award from prestigious finance journal

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Joe B. Cordell Eminent Scholar Chair Dr. Jay Ritter was named a co-recipient of the 2013 William F. Sharpe Award for Scholarship in Financial Research. Sharing the Sharpe Award with Dr. Ritter are Xiaohui Gao Bakshi, a Visiting Assistant Professor of Finance at the University of Maryland’s

Vakharia appointed Department Editor of leading journal

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Dr. Asoo J. Vakharia, McClatchy Professor and Director of the Center for Supply Chain Management in the Department of Information Systems and Operations Management, has been appointed as a Department Editor of Production & Operations Management. He previously served as a Senior Editor for the journal. Dr.

Heavener Director receives distinguished alumnus award

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Dr. Brian Ray, an Associate Dean at the Warrington College of Business Administration and Director of the Heavener School of Business, was one of seven recipients of Florida State University’s College of Education Distinguished Alumnus Award. Established more than 25 years ago, the FSU College of Education

Joe Alba in class

The Economist ranks UF MBA among top 20 U.S. public full-time programs

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – UF MBA at the Hough Graduate School of Business was ranked 19th among U.S. public business programs in The Economist’s “Which MBA?” 2014 full-time MBA rankings. UF MBA, the only program from the state of Florida to appear in the top 100, ranked 45th among all U.S.

Aner Sela

Sela selected to exclusive program for young marketing scholars

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – John I. Williams, Jr., Professor Dr. Aner Sela was one of 23 scholars chosen for Marketing Science Institute’s 7th Biennial Young Scholar Program. The Young Scholar Program, which began in 2001, brings together the most promising scholars in marketing and closely related fields. These are individuals who

Dr. Mark Flannery

Flannery named to prominent post at SEC

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Bank of America Eminent Scholar Mark Flannery has been named Chief Economist and Director of the Securities and Exchange Commission’s Division of Economic and Risk Analysis (DERA), the SEC announced Monday. Dr. Flannery will take leave from his scholarly commitments at the Warrington College of Business Administration

  • Flannery, Nimalendran win best paper honors
  • Flannery, Nimalendran win best paper honors

Flannery, Nimalendran win best paper honors

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Bank of America Eminent Scholar Chair Dr. Mark Flannery and John H. and Mary Lou Dasburg Chair Dr. Mahendrarajah (Nimal) Nimalendran received the Stuart Greenbaum Award recognizing the “Most Significant Paper” published in the Journal of Financial Intermediation in 2013. Additionally, Dr. Flannery was also honored with

Nicholas Pinto

Undergraduate students, faculty honored at awards banquet

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The Heavener School of Business recognized its standout students during its annual awards banquet April 15 at Emerson Alumni Hall. The ceremony was highlighted by the induction of Nicholas Pinto into the Heavener Hall of Fame. Pinto became the 20th undergraduate to join this exclusive group. Below

Dr. Joe Alba

Alba selected for UF Research Foundation Professorship

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – James W. Walter Eminent Scholar Chair Dr. Joe Alba was one of 33 University of Florida faculty members awarded a UF Research Foundation Professorship for 2014-17. This is the second time Dr. Alba has received this distinction (2005). UFRF Professorships are awarded to tenured faculty members who