Faculty Recognition, Spring/Summer 2019

Headshots of the Terry faculty that were recognized during the Spring 2019 semester.

Dennis Beresford, executive-in-residence at the J.M. Tull School of Accounting, was inducted in the National Association of Corporate Directors’ NACD Directorship 100 Hall of Fame. The NACD Directorship 100 is an annual recognition of the leading corporate directors, corporate governance experts, policymakers and influencers — leaders who significantly affect boardroom practices and performance. Beresford was chairman of the Financial Accounting Standards Board and was former director of Fannie Mae, Kimberly-Clark, Legg Mason and WorldCom.

Tina Carpenter, associate professor of accounting and EY Faculty Fellow, received the American Accounting Association’s Contribution to the Auditing Literature Award for her paper, “Auditors’ Use of Brainstorming in the Consideration of Fraud: Reports from the Field.” Published in the Accounting Reviewin 2010, the paper was selected for the award as the best paper in the last 10 years to make a significant contribution to literature, practice or teaching.

Holly Hawk, a lecturer in the J.M. Tull School of Accounting, received UGA’s Emerging Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Scholar Award. The honor recognizes innovative and thoughtful approaches to teaching that have potential for a Scholarship of Teaching and Learning study. Hawk was selected based on a data analytics case she developed for her Accounting Systems II class using Excel and IDEA technologies.

Mark Huber, senior lecturer in management information systems, was honored with the 2019 Lee Anne Seawell Faculty Recognition Award for his efforts to enhance student career development on campus. He also received a 2019 UGA Creative Teaching Award, which recognizes UGA faculty for excellence in developing and implementing creative teaching methods to improve student learning.

Son Lam, associate professor of marketing, and Sundar Bharadwaj, the Coca-Cola Company Chair of Marketing, were both ranked among the most productive scholars worldwide in premier American Marketing Association journals. Lam was No. 18 and Bharadwaj ranked 34th for scholarship from 2009-2018.

Marie Mitchell, associate professor of management, was named Outstanding Professor of the Year by students in the Terry College’s Executive MBA Program. An associate editor of the journal Personnel Psychology, she teaches a variety of management topics, including negotiations, leadership and human resource management.

Annette Poulsen, the Augustus H. “Billy” Sterne Chair of Banking and Finance and Meigs Distinguished Teaching Professor, was named one of 2018’s Top 50 Undergraduate Professors by business education website Poets&Quants. Among other pedagogical accomplishments, she oversees the Student Managed Investment Fund, develops courses for study abroad programs in China and England, and chairs the Student Life committee of the University Council.

Hani Safadi, assistant professor of management information systems, won the Best Division Paper Award for his publication, “Who Contributes Knowledge? Embeddedness and Marginality in Online Communities,” at the annual meeting of the Academy of Management. The paper applies a multiple embeddedness perspective to better understand individual knowledge contribution in online communities.

Aaron Schecter, assistant professor of management information systems, won the Best Paper Award in the Digital and Social Media track at Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences. “A Dynamic Sequence Model of Information Sharing Processes in Virtual Teams” explores the sequence and timing of individual decisions during virtual team tasks.