Sundar Bharadwaj, the Coca-Cola Company Chair of Marketing, was named to the American Marketing Association’s Academic Council. He will serve a three-year term.
Associate professor of accounting John Campbell’s paper, “Skin in the Game: Personal Stock Holdings and Investors’ Response to Stock Analysis on Social Media,” received BlackRock’s 2018 Review of Accounting Studies Conference Best Paper Award.
An Institute for Fraud Prevention grant was awarded to “The Impact of Big Data and Data Analytics in Finding Fraud,” co-authored by associate professors of accounting Tina Carpenter and Margaret Christ and former doctoral students Christy Sims and Ashley Austin.
Jacqueline Hammersley, a professor in the J.M. Tull School of Accounting, received the 2019 Deloitte Foundation Wildman Medal Award for a paper she co-authored called, “Audits of Complex Estimates as Verification of Management Numbers: How Institutional Pressures Shape Practice,” published in the Fall 2015 issue of Contemporary Accounting Research. The award was presented in the form of a medal and a monetary prize at the American Accounting Association’s annual meeting in San Francisco. The Deloitte Foundation Wildman Medal Award was founded in 1978 to commemorate John Wildman and to encourage research relevant to the professional practice of accounting to which much of Mr. Wildman’s life was devoted. Hammersley, with former Tull doctoral student Michael Ricci, was also awarded a Center for Audit Quality Research Advisory Board grant for their project, “Using Audit Programs to Improve Auditor Evidence Collection.”
Candice Hollenbeck, a lecturer in the Department of Marketing, was named a Service-Learning Fellow by UGA’s Office of Service-Learning. The fellowship program is a year-long faculty development initiative providing opportunities for instructors to integrate service-learning into their teaching, research and public service work while becoming recognized campus leaders in service-learning pedagogy and community engagement.
Associate professor of marketing Piyush Kumar’s paper, “The Long-Term Impact of Service Failure and Recovery,” was selected winner of the Cornell Hospitality Quarterly’s 2018 Best Paper Award.
Aaron Schecter, assistant professor of MIS, received the Young Investigator Award from the Army Research Office for his proposal, “Human-Machine Team Dynamics.” The award includes a $300,000 grant over three years.
Rosanna Smith, assistant professor of marketing, was named a Lilly Teaching Fellow by UGA. The fellowship is granted to 10 early-career tenure-track professors each spring and provides opportunities to develop skills associated with effective teaching.
Paula Suh, assistant professor of finance, won the Financial Management Association’s 2019 Best Paper Award in Corporate Finance and Financial Institution for her article, “Inter-Firm Patent Litigation and Innovation Competition.” The award was presented during the FMA’s 2019 Asia/Pacific Conference.
Ben Whipple, associate professor of accounting, received the Financial Accounting and Reporting Section’s Excellence in Reviewing Award from the American Accounting Association. The award recognizes reviewers who demonstrate superior abilities in reviewing papers as part of the paper selection process for the FARS midyear meeting and AAA annual meeting.