Dr. Chris Janiszewski

Warrington scholars rank in top 20 in research productivity among U.S. publics

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The faculty of the Warrington College of Business ranked 17th in research productivity among U.S. public business schools in the University of Texas at Dallas’ Top 100 Business Schools Research Rankings.

Warrington’s faculty ranked 36th in the world, and 29th among all U.S. business schools.

The rankings, maintained by UT-Dallas’ Jindal School of Management, tracked publications in 24 leading business journals from 2011 to 2015. Warrington’s faculty had 96 articles published in those journals during that time period.

The College’s top four scholars in research productivity from 2011 to 2015 all reside in the Department of Marketing.

Russell Berrie Foundation Eminent Scholar Dr. Chris Janiszewski published 12 articles in that five-year period, with nearly half of them (five) coming in the past two years. Dr. Janiszewski’s research explores branding, price perception, consumer learning and perceived value.

JCPenney Eminent Scholar Dr. Jinhong Xie published seven articles from 2011 to 2015. Her research analyzes innovation management and strategies, network effects, service pricing and marketing strategy among other topics.

Dr. Aner Sela, the John I. Williams, Jr. Professor, and Dr. Woochoel Shin each had five articles published. Dr. Sela’s research focuses on consumer decision making and consumer behavior. Dr. Shin, who had three articles published in 2015, examines Internet advertising, advertising strategy and competitive product policy.

Assistant Professor Dr. Anuj Kumar in the College’s Department of Information Systems & Operations Management also had five articles published. Four of those articles were published as a member of Warrington’s faculty while his 2011 work, “Product Customization and Customer Service Costs: An Empirical Analysis,” was done while he was pursuing his Ph.D. at Carnegie Mellon University.