Welcome Additions

Introductions of new, tenure-track members of the
Boston College faculty

Daniel Daly, SJ

Instr. Daniel Daly, SJ (CSOM), received his doctoral degree this year from the University of Michigan School of Business Administration, where he served as an accounting instructor and research assistant.

Fr. Daly's research interests include budgeting, performance targets and incentives, and cost control in service industries. He studied managerial data from eight nursing homes for his doctoral dissertation, "The Impact of Targets on Operating Performance: Evidence from a Nursing Home Management Firm."

Fr. Daly earned a bachelor's degree in accounting and mathematics from Regis University in Denver in 1981, and master's degrees in divinity and theology from the Weston School of Theology in 1991 and 1992, respectively.

From 1992-93, he was an assistant pastor at St. Francis Xavier Church in St. Louis, and taught accounting and mathematics at Rockhurst High School in Kansas City from 1985-88.

He is teaching an undergraduate course in Managerial Accounting.

Christopher McDonough

Asst. Prof. Christopher McDonough (Classical Studies) arrives at BC after a year as a classics lecturer at Princeton University.

McDonough has had articles accepted for publication by Transactions of the American Philological Association and Classical Bulletin . He also is writing a review of Matthew Fox's Roman Historical Myths for the American Journal of Philology .

After receiving his bachelor's degree in Latin and Greek from Tufts University in 1986, McDonough earned a master's degree in Latin and a doctorate in classical philology from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1990 and 1996, respectively. While at Chapel Hill, he won an On-Campus Dissertation Fellowship in 1995 and a Tanner Distinguished Teaching Award in 1993.

McDonough is teaching courses this year in elementary Latin, classical mythology and the Roman historian Livy.

Erika Brown

Asst. Prof. Erika Brown (CSOM) has been named to a tenure-track position after three years as a visiting assistant professor on the Business Law faculty, where she has taught introductory law classes, as well as courses on international and insurance law.

A native of Kingston, Jamaica, Brown graduated from Boston College with a bachelor's degree in finance in 1990. She received a law degree in 1993 from the University of Miami, where she was a recipient of a Dean's Honor Scholarship.

Brown also received a master of laws degree from the London School of Economics in 1994, and was admitted to the New York Bar the following year. She spent the summer of 1991 as a law clerk in Madrid, where she researched and prepared documents for foreign corporations seeking to establish operations in Spain. In 1992 she was a summer associate at the Miami law firm of Stearns, Weaver, Miller, Weissler, Alhadeff & Sitterson, where she worked in corporate and commercial litigation.

Brown is teaching an undergraduate course in international law.

Thomas Chemmanur

Assoc. Prof. Thomas Chemmanur (CSOM) joins the Finance faculty from the Columbia University Graduate School of Business, where he taught finance and business economics as an assistant professor from 1990-94 and as an associate professor from 1994-97.

Chemmanur's research interests include corporate finance, financial intermediation and applied game theory and he has published several related articles.

After earning a bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering from Kerala University in India in 1982, Chemmanur received a post-graduate diploma in industrial management in 1983 from the Indian Institute of Science, and studied from 1983-84 at the Indian Institute of Management in Bangalore, India. In 1990, he received a doctorate in finance from New York University, where he was an instructor in finance from 1988-89.

Chemmanur is teaching a graduate course in corporate finance theory this semester, and will lead a doctoral seminar in corporate finance in the spring.

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