Faculty Recognitions, Fall 2023

The UGA Terry College of Business BLC shot from a drone

Jennifer Chapman, principal lecturer in the J.M. Tull School of Accounting and director of Terry’s International Business Programs, was one of 10 UGA faculty members invited to join the 2023-2024 class of Women’s Leadership Fellows. The program allows faculty and administrators to develop leadership skills and build connections.

Susan Cohen, assistant professor of management and entrepreneurship researcher, was invited to present at TEDxAtlanta’s “We Rise” in May. Her talk, “Three things entrepreneurs should know about advice,” was based on her research on startup accelerators and what makes them successful.

Tricia Hackleman, senior lecturer and director of the Legal Studies Certificate Program, joined the inaugural class of UGA’s Fellows for Transformative Teaching program. The program invites faculty to explore and engage in conversations about advanced teaching practices.

Jeff Humphreys, director of the Selig Center for Economic Growth, received a grant of more than $140,000 from the United Negro College Fund to update his study on the economic impact of historically Black colleges and universities.

Lindsay Sain Jones, assistant professor of legal studies, won the Academy of Legal Studies in Business’ 2023 Holmes Cardozo Award for “Finance, technology and the fall of antitrust,” written with legal studies professor Greg Day. The award recognizes the best working paper submitted to the ALSB Annual Conference.

The Russell Sage Foundation awarded Terry economists Matt Knepper and Ian Schmutte $46,732 in July to study strategic wage concealment and labor market power. The foundation funds research to develop informed responses to societal problems.

Poets & Quants named Joanna Lin, associate professor of management, a 40 under 40 MBA professor to watch. The list identifies talented young professors teaching in MBA programs around the world.

Terry Dean’s Advisory Council Distinguished Professor and associate professor of management Fadel Matta won the 2023 Early Career Achievement Award from the Academy of Management’s human resources division. The award recognizes a scholar who made distinguished contributions to human resource management during the first seven years of their career.

The Academy of Legal Studies in Business awarded Mike Schuster, associate professor of legal studies, the Early Career Achievement Award, which recognizes scholars who show exceptional promise based on early accomplishments.

Julio Sevilla, associate professor of marketing,won the Geraldine “Gerri” Rosa Henderson Early-Career Memorial Award from the Marketing Ethnic Faculty Association. Henderson studied multicultural marketing and advocated for diverse mentoring programs within the American Marketing Association.

Robert Vandenberg, Robert O. Arnold Professor of Business Emeritus in management, was honored by the Academy of Management and the Community for Responsible Research in Business and Management with the 2023 Award for Responsible Research in Management. His paper “Evaluating the impact of the live healthy, work healthy program on organizational outcomes: A randomized field experiment” was published in the Journal of Applied Psychology.