Faculty Recognition Fall/Winter 2018

From April 1, 2018 to Sept. 30, 2018
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Sundar Bharadwaj, the Coca-Cola Company Chair of Marketing, was honored for significant long-term impact on the theory and practice of B2B marketing for a 2007 co-authored paper in the Journal of Marketing. “Rethinking Customer Solutions: From Product Bundles to Relational Processes” won the 2018 ISBM-David T. Wilson-Sheth Foundation Award.

Dave Chatterjee, associate professor of management information systems, has been appointed to the corporate and community leadership councils of the Cybersecurity Collaborative, a confidential forum for chief information security officers (CISOs) to help each other, share resources and experiences, and strengthen their cybersecurity organizations.

James Conklin, assistant professor of real estate, co-authored the Best Paper in Real Estate Finance at the American Real Estate Society’s 2018 Manuscript Prize Competition. The paper, “Does Broker Race Affect Mortgage Prices? Evidence from the Subprime Mortgage Market,” was presented at the society’s 39th annual meeting in April.

Jennifer Gaver, who holds the James Don Edwards Chair in Corporate Accounting Policy, was named the Lothar Tresp Outstanding Honors Professor for 2018. It’s the second time Gaver has received the award and recognizes superior teaching and dedication to students in the UGA Honors Program.

Management professors Scott Graffin and John Busenbark co-authored separate research papers that were selected for the Academy of Management Best Paper Proceedings by the Strategic Management Division. Best papers, which are designated to be among the top 5 percent of all the submissions to the AOM conference, are published in the annual proceedings.

Marisa Pagnattaro, the I.W. Cousins Professor of Business Ethics, was elected president of the Academy of Legal Studies in Business for a one-year term. The ALSB is an association of scholars who study and teach the legal and regulatory environment of business outside of professional law schools. She is the fourth Terry College professor to lead the ALSB and the first since 1999.

Alex Reed, associate professor of legal studies, won the Early Career Achievement Award from the Academy of Legal Studies in Business. The annual award recognizes a business law professor who has demonstrated exceptional promise based on research publications, teaching and service to the field of legal studies.

Matthew Roessing, a lecturer in legal studies, was chosen the winner of the 2018 Charles M. Hewitt Master Teacher Competition sponsored by the Academy of Legal Studies in Business. Roessing entered a new role-playing exercise where actors posing as clients visit his classroom seeking advice on a legal problem that the students have been studying. The students give real-time advice and then turn in a memo with their detailed analysis.

Aaron Schecter, an assistant professor of management information systems, won this year’s J. Richard Hackman Award for the dissertation that most significantly advances the study of groups. The award is given by Interdisciplinary Network for Group Research to a new PhD graduate whose doctoral dissertation shows the greatest potential to advance understanding groups processes and outcomes.

Robert Vandenberg, the Robert O. Arnold Professor of Business, was honored with his co-authors by the Research Methods Division of the Academy of Management with its award for the best publication of the year. “Degrees of Freedom in SEM; Are We Testing the Models That We Claim to Test?” was published in Organizational Research Methods in 2017.