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Smith School Welcomes New Faculty for Fall 2013

Aug 30, 2013
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Six top researchers and teachers joined the full-time faculty at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business to start the fall 2013 semester. They earned their PhDs at some of the top universities. Two new adjunct instructors will also be teaching courses this fall. 

The Accounting and Information Assurance department welcomed Emanuel Zur, a new assistant professor who earned his PhD from New York University’s Stern School of Business. 

The department of Decisions, Operations and Information Technology added two faculty members: Brad Greenwood, visiting assistant professor with a PhD from the University of Maryland; and Shawn Mankad, assistant professor with a PhD from the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor. 

The Finance department also added two faculty members: Kathleen Hanley, visiting associate professor, PhD from the University of Florida; and Julien Cujean, assistant professor, PhD from the Swiss Finance Institute. 

Finally, the department of Management & Organization welcomes Christine Beckman, associate professor, PhD from Stanford University. 

The new faculty got their formal introduction to the Smith School with an orientation and welcome dinner on August 26. 

Full-Time Faculty:

Accounting and Information Assurance Emanuel Zur, assistant professor -- PhD from New York University’s Stern School of Business

Decisions, Operations and Information Technologies Brad Greenwood, visiting assistant professor -- PhD from University of Maryland, College Park Shawn Mankad, assistant professor -- PhD from University of Michigan – Ann Arbor

Finance Kathleen Hanley, visiting associate professor -- PhD from University of Florida Julien Cujean, assistant professor -- PhD from Swiss Finance Institute

Management & Organization Christine Beckman, associate professor -- PhD from Stanford University 

Adjuncts:

Management & Organization Halley Aelion, PhD from the University of Maryland’s School of Public Policy Marketing Juhi Naithani, MBA from Quinnipiac University

About the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business 

The Robert H. Smith School of Business is an internationally recognized leader in management education and research. One of 12 colleges and schools at the University of Maryland, College Park, the Smith School offers undergraduate, full-time and part-time MBA, executive MBA, online MBA, MS in business, PhD and executive education programs, as well as outreach services to the corporate community. The school offers its degree, custom and certification programs in learning locations in North America and Asia.