& MIS Honors
Arya was awarded a Dean's Distinguished Research Professorship
Peter D. Easton received the University of Melbourne
Silver Medal and Fisher College's 1999 Pace Setters Graduate
Raymond J. Krasniewski received Fisher College's 1999
Pace Setters Undergraduate Teaching Award.
Waleed A. Muhanna received a grant from the Center for
Real Estate Education and Research for the project, "Competing
with E-Commerce in the Real Estate Industry: Strategies and
Richard J. Murdock received honors from Beta Alpha Psi
and Beta Gamma Sigma.
Fisher College finance department has one of the top-rated faculties
in North America when it comes to producing influential research,
according to a study published in the Journal of Financial
Information. Fisher ranked highly in level of influence for
several topic areas, including a #1 ranking in money and term
structure, #5 in financial institutions, #8 in financial markets,
and #10 in corporate finance.
Deborah A. Ballam received the Sphinx and Mortar Board
1999 Senior Thank You Award.
Patric H. Hendershott was invited to make the National
Tax Association presentation based on his work on taxes and house
prices. He was also invited to be a short-term visiting scholar
at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York and the University of
G. Andrew Karolyi was elected to the board of directors
of the Financial Management Association International and the
executive board of the Pacific Basin Financial Management Society.
He was also track chair for the 1998 PACAP/FMA Finance Conference
in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
Anil K. Makhija received the Fulltime MBA Class of 1999
Outstanding Teacher (core course), Evening MBA Class of 1999 Outstanding
Teacher (core course), and MBA Finance Association Outstanding
Teacher, 1998-99, awards. He also was appointed track chair for
Corporate Finance for Eastern Finance Meetings, 1999.
Spencer Martin was awarded one of the 1998 Geewax Terker
& Company Prizes in Investment Research for his paper entitled
"Understanding the Nature of the Risks and the Source of the Rewards
to Momentum Investing."
Bernadette Minton received the Dean's Summer Fellowship
1999 and the Fisher College's Honors Program Undergraduate Teaching
René M. Stulz received a Docteur Honoris Causa from the
University of Neuchatel, Switzerland in December 1998 and the
Eastern Finance Association Scholar Award in March 1999.
Ralph A. Walkling was elected to the board of directors
of the Financial Management Association.
and Human Resources Honors
Joseph A. Alutto completed a two-year term as president
of AACSB (the International Association for Management Education)
and received the Distinguished Alumni Award for Leadership in
Industrial and Labor Relations from the University of Illinois'
Institute of Industrial and Labor Relations.
Jeffrey D. Ford was awarded Best Paper by Organizational
Development and Change Division for the 1998 National Academy
of Management Meetings.
Jerald Greenberg was invited to give the honors address
at the American Psychological Society's May meeting in Washington,
D.C.; was awarded a Best Paper Award from the OB Division of
the Academy of Management for "The Winding Road from Employee
to Complainant: Situational and Psychological Determinants of
Wrongful Termination Claims"; and received a research grant
with Carolyn Wiethoff from the William E. and Mary Ann Arthur
Robert L. Heneman was appointed chair of the Academic
Partnership Network for the American Compensation Association.
He received Outstanding Teacher Awards in the Master's of Labor
and Human Resources and the Labor and Human Resources PhD programs.
Stephen M. Hills was elected president of the International
Section of the IRRA and received $280,000 in three-year funding
from the U.S. Department of Education for the Center for International
Business and Education.
Susan L. Josephs received a leadership award from Ohio
State's Office of Student Gender Sexuality Services.
Roy J. Lewicki is the Dean's Distinguished Teaching Professor
and president of the International Association for Conflict
Management and is investigator for a $300,000 Hewlett Foundation
Grant to a six-university consortium to study framing dynamics
in environmental disputes.
Mike W. Peng was awarded a Global Competence Award from
the Center for International Business Education and Research
and an International Travel Grant from Ohio State's Office of
International Affairs, a Competitive Earmarked Research Grant
from the Hong Kong Research Grants Council, and a Best Teaching
Award from the Faculty of Business Administration at the Chinese
University of Hong Kong.
Oded Shenkar was appointed to the Advisory Board of Hang
Lung Center for Organizational Research, Hong Kong University
of Science and Technology and was rated first among Chinese
management scholars based on top journal publications by the
Journal of Business Research.
Benton Jr. was awarded a Dean's Distinguished Research Professorship
in 1998 and was appointed to the Advisory Board for the Sleep
Medicine Research Foundation, Inc.
William L. Berry was listed in Who's Who in America, 45th
ed. (1986) through 53rd ed. (1998).
David A. Collier received a 1998 Fisher College of Business
Seed Grant for Using Service in Manufacturing to Obtain Competitive
Paul C. Nutt was named a Decision Sciences Fellow for 1999.
WanSoo T. Rhee received a research grant from the National
Security Agency, Department of Defense for "Stochastic Models
for Optimization Problems." She was also awarded a Dean's Summer
Peter T. Ward is chair of the Operations Management Division
of the Academy of Management. He was awarded the 1998 Dean's Summer
Fellowship for "Plant Size, Performance and Investment in Advanced
Manufacturing Technology," as well as a grant from Deloitte and
Touche, with William L. Berry, for all direct costs of the project
and an Industry Week grant to organize best plant winner
paper by Greg M. Allenby and Robert P. Leone, "A Dynamic
Model of Purchase Timing with Application to Direct Marketing,"
published in the Journal of the American Statistical Association,
was nominated for the association's Best Applications and Case
Studies 1998 award.
Neeli M. Bendapudi received several teaching awards, including
the Ohio State University AMA Chapter Marketing Professor of the
Year, and recognition at the Ohio State University Sphinx/Mortar
Board Senior Thank You. She also received a grant from the William
& Mary Ann Arthur Innovation Fund to support teaching related
to the service sector of the U.S. economy.
James L. Ginter received Fisher College's 1999 Pace Setter
Curtis P. Haugtvedt was elected president of the Society
for Consumer Psychology for 1999-2000.
W. Wayne Talarzyk was awarded the 1998 Distinguished Marketing
Researcher in Australia and New Zealand Award given by the Australian-New
Zealand Marketing Academy. His article, written in collaboration
with Robert E. Widing II and entitled, "Electronic Information
Systems for Consumers: An Evaluation of Computer-Assisted Formats
in Multiple Decision Environments," was deemed best in advancing