Sundar Bharadwaj, the Coca-Cola Company Chair of Marketing, was named an ISBM Fellow by the Institute for the Study of Business Markets. Bharadwaj examines the financial impact of marketing strategies and capabilities of consumer and business-to-business firms. ISBM Distinguished Research Fellows are selected by fellow researchers in recognition of their work and dedication to the advancement of business-to-business marketing practice and theory.
Donald Chambers, associate director and lecturer in the UGA Entrepreneurship Program, was recruited into the 2021-22 class of UGA Aspire Fellows, a leadership program for mid-career and senior faculty who want to extend their professional impact. Fellows benefit from an interdisciplinary community of peers and a structured approach to support their professional development and signature projects.
Susan Cohen, assistant professor of management, was invited by the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation to speak at the entrepreneurship issues forum, “Accelerators: What do we know about their role in supporting entrepreneurship?” She studies innovation and organizational learning across several contexts.
The National Association of State Boards of Accountancy and the Association of International Certified Professional Accountants named Holly Hawk, a lecturer in the J.M. Tull School of Accounting, to the Information Systems and Controls Task Force for the revised Uniform CPA Examination.
Rob Hoyt, the Dudley L. Moore Jr. Chair of Insurance and head of the Department of Insurance, Legal Studies, and Real Estate, won the 2021 Mehr Award for “The Value of Enterprise Risk Management,” a paper he co-authored in The Journal of Risk and Insurance in 2011. The paper measured the extent firms implemented enterprise risk management programs and assessed the value implications of these programs. It has influenced a decade of research into the value of enterprise risk management and was given the award in recognition of its long-term effect.
Mark Huber, a senior lecturer in management information systems, was named to the UGA Task Force on the Future of Teaching and Learning. The task force, composed of 27 faculty, staff and students is creating a roadmap encompassing areas such as instructional formats, technology, academic support services, student life, and equity and inclusion.
Editors of the American Business Law Journal presented Lindsay Sain Jones, assistant professor of legal studies, with its Hoeber Memorial Award for Excellence in Research. Her paper, “Aligning National Bank Priorities with the Public Interest: National Benefit Banks and a New Stakeholder Approach,” appeared in the American Business Law Journal in March 2021.
Son Lam, professor of marketing who holds the Terry Dean’s Advisory Council Distinguished Professorship, was recognized by the International Journal of Research in Marketing as an outstanding member of its editorial review board.
Steven Pottier, professor of risk management and insurance, won the Casualty Actuarial Society Award in recognition of his paper “Estimating the Cost of Equity Capital for Insurance Firms With Multiperiod Asset Pricing Models,” published in The Journal of Risk and Insurance in 2020.
Alex Reed, associate professor and director of the Legal Studies Certificate Program, was elected secretary-treasurer of the Academy of Legal Studies in Business at the association’s annual conference.
Hani Safadi, associate professor of management information systems, was named an associate editor of Management Information Systems Quarterly.
Tim Samples, associate professor of legal studies, received an Early Career Achievement Award from the Academy of Legal Studies in Business. The panel cited Samples’ ability to translate difficult concepts for his students, his commitment to international scholarship, his contributions to research and his reputation as an expert in his field.