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Seletha Butler, assistant professor of law and ethics
Seletha Butler, assistant professor of law and ethics
Cheol Eun, professor of finance and the Thomas R. Williams Chair
Cheol Eun, professor of finance and the Thomas R. Williams Chair

Scheller Professors Receive Numerous Honors

Widely recognized for excellence in teaching and research, faculty members of Georgia Tech Scheller College of Business continue to raise the business school's profile through their professional activities and honors. In recent months:

    • Seletha Butler, assistant professor of law and ethics, won two fellowships at Harvard University for the 2014-2015 academic year: In the Women and Public Policy Program (WAPPP) of Harvard’s Kennedy School and the Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics. In her WAPPP role, Butler will investigate how a critical mass of women on the boards of directors can serve as critical influencers. As a network fellow with the Safra Center, she will look at not only how a critical mass of women on the board of directors can serve as critical influencers, but also how this diversity can curtail corruption within the institution.
    • Henry Sauerrman, associate professor of strategic management, became advisory editor of the journal Research Policy. He also won the best paper award at the DRUID Annual Confernece in Copenhagen, Denmark, for “Participation Dynamics in Crowd-based Knowledge Production.”
    • Cheol Eun, professor of finance and the Thomas R. Williams Chair, published the 7th edition of his textbook International Financial Management (McGraw Hill), now translated into Chinese, Spanish, Indonesian, and Korean.  His paper “Culture and R-Square” was accepted for publication in the Journal of Financial Economics.
    • Jennifer Carson Marr, assistant professor of organizational behavior, was appointed to the editorial board of Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes. She also published two papers in the Academy of Management Journal: “Do interviewers sell themselves short? The effect of selling orientation on interviewers’ judgments” and “Falling from great (and not so great) heights: How initial status position influences performance after status loss.”
    • Jeffrey Hales, associate professor of accounting, was named associate editor for Accounting Horizons, effective in 2015. He serves as ad hoc editor for Contemporary Accounting Research.
    • Arnold Schneider, area coordinator and professor of accounting, co-authored the book Accounting for Healthcare Professionals (Bridgepoint Education). He serves on the editorial boards of Research in Accounting Regulation and Advances in Accounting.
    • Lizhen Xu, assistant professor of IT Management, co-authored the paper "Path to Purchase: A Mutually Exciting Point Process Model for Online Advertising and Conversion” in the journal Management Science.
    • Eric Overby, associate professor of IT Management, won the Class of 1940 Course Survey Teaching Effectiveness Award at Georgia Tech. He has had two papers accepted for publication in Management Science: “The Effect of Electronic Commerce on Geographic Purchasing Patterns and Price Dispersion” and “How Reduced Search Costs and the Distribution of Bidder Participation Affect Auction Prices”, and another accepted by the Journal of Management Information Systems: “Physical and Electronic Wholesale Markets: An Empirical Analysis of Product Sorting and Market Function.”
    • Ajay Kohli, professor of marketing and the Gary T. and Elizabeth R. Jones Chair, was elected to the executive committee member of the European Marketing Academy for 2014-15. He is the theory development editor of the Journal of Marketing; associate editor of the Journal of Marketing Research; guest associate editor of the International Journal of Research in Marketing; editorial board member of the International Journal of Research in Marketing and the Journal of Business Research; faculty fellow of the AMA-Sheth Foundation Doctoral Consortium; and faculty mentor of the European marketing Academy Doctoral Colloquium.
    • David Ku, Regents’ professor and the Lawrence P. Huang Chair of Engineering Entrepreneurship who holds a joint appointment in Scheller College, is principal investigator of the “Atlanta Pediatric Device Consortium” ($3.5 million award from the U.S. Food & Drug Adminsitration) through 2018.
    • Marius Niculescu, assistant professor of IT management, had a paper accepted for publication in the journal Information Systems Research titled "Cloud Implications on Software Network Structure and Security Risks."


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