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Warrington management department ranked No. 4 in research productivity per capita

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The Department of Management at the University of Florida Warrington College of Business ranked No. 4 for research productivity per capita in the 2019 Texas A&M/University of Georgia Rankings of Management Department Research Productivity. “I am really proud of our department’s prolific work,” said Mo Wang, Lanzillotti-McKethan Eminent Scholar Chair, Department of Management Chair and Director of the Human Resource Research Center. “Compared to our peers, we are a rather small department, but we have world-class productivity.”

‘Two Dat’ vs. ‘Who Dat’: Saints themed trademark dispute has Super Bowl in its sights

“Three days after the Saints won the 2010 Super Bowl, on a day when hundreds of thousands of Who Dats crammed downtown New Orleans in cathartic revelry, [New Orleans attorney Wayne] Babovich was submitting forms to the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office,” writes The New Orleans Advocate. Babovich was trademarking ‘Two Dat,’ a spin-off of the phrase made famous by Saints fans, ‘Who Dat.’ As the Saints enter the NFL playoffs as the favorite to win its second championship, Babovich

Faculty News Roundup: Warrington professors’ successes in 2017-2018

Over the 2017-2018 academic year, Warrington College of Business faculty members reminded us why they’re some of the best in the world. From producing hundreds of new research papers, to teaching countless students the fundamentals of business, to writing or being quoted in the news about trending topics like cryptocurrency, energy, leadership, IPOs, brick-and-mortar retail stores and entrepreneurship, Warrington faculty members continued to elevate the college into one of the most respected in the world.   Warrington faculty had 176

Business law professor receives award

Robert W. Emerson, Huber Hurst Professor of Business Law at the Warrington College of Business and Affiliate Professor, Center for European Studies, University of Florida, was awarded the John Bonsignore Award for Outstanding Contributions to Undergraduate Legal Studies Education – the Career Teaching Award for his discipline. It was presented by the Academy of Legal Studies in Business (ALSB) at the ALSB’s Annual international conference. A winner of 14 University teaching awards and seven-time recipient of the ALSB’s Best Paper Award and

Warrington professor honored with award

Robert W. Emerson, Huber Hurst Professor of Business Law, received the Best Paper Award at the International Society of Franchising (ISoF) Annual Conference in June. The ISoF conference is the premier gathering for researchers in franchising worldwide. It is aimed at academics, students and practitioners in all areas related to franchising — accounting, economics, finance, information systems, law, management, marketing, etc. Prof. Emerson, who is also a licensed attorney and affiliate professor with the Center for European Studies, has a

Warrington professors, advisor receive College’s annual awards

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The Warrington College of Business Administration recognized four exceptional educators with its 2013-2014 Teaching/Advising Awards. Huber Hurst Professor of Contract Law & Legal Studies Dr. Larry A. DiMatteo and John B. Hall Chair Dr. Joel Houston were recipients of the Graduate Teaching Awards. Huber Hurst Professor Robert W. Emerson received the Undergraduate Teaching Award and Lesley Harris, Assistant Director, Academic Advising & Career Coaching at the Heavener School of Business, earned the Undergraduate Advising Award. “There were

Emerson appointed Editor of American Business Law Journal

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Huber Hurst Professor of Business Law Robert Emerson was appointed Editor of the American Business Law Journal. Emerson will serve a five-year term overseeing management and publication of the Journal among other duties. In addition to serving as Editor-in-Chief of the Journal in the final year of his term, Emerson will serve on the Executive Committee of the Academy of Legal Studies in Business. The American Business Law Journal, founded in 1962, is the premier blind reviewed

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

Emerson wins awards, international acclaim for research

Gainesville, Fla. – Robert W. Emerson, Huber Hurst Professor of Law and Legal Studies and chair of Warrington’s management department, has won two research awards—and garnered two international speaking invitations from that research—in recent months. Emerson was given the 2008 Best Paper Award by the Mid-Atlantic Academy of Legal Studies in Business (MAALSB) at their annual meeting in Philadelphia. MAALSB is a professional association of legal studies professors from Delaware, the District of Columbia, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and West Virginia.