Skip to main content

Secondary navigation:

Awards and honors

April 2016

Awards and honors


The Journal of Banking and Finance named Thomas Chemmanur, Hillenbrand Family Faculty Fellow and professor of finance, as an associate editor.


Assistant Professor of Finance Vyacheslav (Slava) Fos won the American Finance Association’s Amundi Smith Breeden Prize—awarded each year to the top three papers published in The Journal of Finance—for “Do Prices Reveal the Presence of Informed Trading?”, cowritten with Pierre Collin-Dufresne. He was also appointed associate editor of the Journal of Empirical Finance


Falling Short: The Coming Retirement Crisis and What to Do About It (Oxford University Press, 2014), by Drucker Chair in Management Sciences Alicia H. Munnell, received a 2016 Axiom Business Book Award (bronze) in the category of Personal Finance/Retirement Planning/Investing (Estate Planning, Stocks, Bonds).


Assistant Professor of Marketing Nailya Ordabayeva was appointed as a Member of the Society for Consumer Psychology Advisory Panel.


Richard McGowan, S.J., associate professor of the practice of finance, was recently named as the new economics editor of Gaming Law Review and Economics: Regulation, Compliance, and Policy.


Associate Professor of Information Systems Sam Ransbotham was appointed an associate editor of Management Science and of Information Systems Research.


Associate Professor of Management and Organization Mary Tripsas, Haub Family Fellow and director of the Shea Center for Entrepreneurship, was elected Division Chair for the Annual Research Workshop organized by the Academy of Management’s Technology and Innovation Management Division.


On December 18, 2015, Professor of Marketing Arch G. Woodside delivered the Commencement Address to master’s and doctoral degree recipients at Kent State University and received an honorary doctorate. It was the second honorary doctorate Woodside had received, and the only honorary degree awarded by Kent State in 2015.