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Faculty Honors
--1999 Annual Report--
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Anil Arya was awarded a Dean's Distinguished Research Professorship in 1999.

Peter D. Easton received the University of Melbourne Silver Medal and Fisher College's 1999 Pace Setters Graduate Teaching Award.

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 Perspectives."

Richard J. Murdock received honors from Beta Alpha Psi and Beta Gamma Sigma.

Finance Honors

The 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 Aberdeen.

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 Award.

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.

Management and Human Resources Honors

Dean 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 Foundation.

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.

Management Sciences Honors

W.C. 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 Advantage.

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 Research Grant.

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 data.

Marketing Honors

A 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 Service Award.

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 marketing knowledge.

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