||Michael Faulkender, assistant professor
of finance, received his PhD from Northwestern University.
Faulkender’s research focuses on empirical corporate
finance, primarily in the areas of capital structure, risk
management, corporate, liquidity, and executive
compensation. He was awarded a research grant from the FDIC
Center for Financial Research, which was accompanied by an
appointment to serve as a fellow of the center during the
term of the grant.
||Sunil Mithas, assistant professor of
decision, operations and information technology, received
his PhD from the University of Michigan. His research
focuses on strategic management and impact of information
technology (IT) resources such as IT spending, IT
applications and IT human capital, tracing the impact of IT
resources on firm performance and shareholder value through
revenue growth, cost reduction and intangibles such as
customer satisfaction and organizational capabilities.
||Joyce Russell, Distinguished Tyser
Teaching Fellow, is a licensed industrial and organizational
psychologist and has over 25 years of experience consulting
with both private and public sector organizations. Her
expertise is primarily in the areas of leadership and
management development, negotiation tactics, executive
coaching, training, career development, work teams, and
||Roland Rust, Distinguished University
Professor, David Bruce Smith Chair in Marketing and
executive director of Center for Excellence in Service,
received his PhD from the University of North
Carolina-Chapel Hill. His research focuses on customer
equity and the services discipline.
||Paul Tesluk, Ralph J. Tyser Professor of
Organizational Behavior and Human Resource Management and
co-director of the Center for Human Capital, Innovation and
Technology (HCIT), received his PhD from the Pennsylvania
State University. His research focuses on strategies to
enhance team effectiveness and innovation, the assessment
and development of management and leadership talent, and
organizational culture and climate in organizations
transitioning to high-involvement workplace systems.
||Michel Wedel, PepsiCo Professor of
Consumer Science, received his PhD from the University of
Wageningen, Netherlands. His main research interest is in
consumer science: the application of statistical and
econometric methods to further the understanding of consumer
behavior and to improve marketing decision making.