Faculty Awards & Honors
A paper by Sandor Boyson, research
professor and co-director of the Supply Chain Management
Center, titled “Unified Communications: Leading Advances in
Global Decision Making & Economic Development,” was
published in the World Economic Forum’s 2008 Global
Information Technology report.
Gilad Chen received the 2008 Cummings Scholar Award for
early- to mid-career scholarly achievement, given by the
Organizational Behavior Division of the Academy of
Hugh Courtney, Professor of the Practice in management
and organization, was elected chairman of the board, D&E
Communications. Courtney also maintains an active consulting
and executive education practice focused on business
strategy formulation in highly uncertain and competitive
markets. Prior to joining the Smith School in 2002, he was a
leader in McKinsey & Company’s Global Strategy practice,
where he served clients on six continents on a wide variety
of strategy development and implementation issues.
Anil Gupta, Ralph J. Tyser Professor of Strategy and
Organization, has been elected to the board of directors of OriGene Technologies, a pioneer in the development of
patented processes for the isolation of full-length cDNA and
rapid expression profiling techniques.
P.K. Kannan, Harvey Sanders Associate Professor of
Marketing, with co-authors Lan Luo and Brian T. Ratchford,
received the John D.C. Little Award for best marketing paper
in the INFORMS journal Marketing Science in 2007. It is one
of the most prestigious awards of its kind.
Dilip Madan, professor of finance, received international
recognition for his research by being awarded the Medal of
Science from the University of Bologna’s Institute of
Roland Rust, David Bruce Smith Chair in Marketing and
chair of the marketing department, has been named
Distinguished University Professor. It is the highest honor
presented by the university; only 50 have been awarded since
the award’s inception 28 years ago. The title of
Distinguished University Professor recognizes the influence
of Rust’s body of research and the impact he has made on the
field of marketing, particularly in the area of service.
Debra Shapiro, Clarice Smith Professor of Management and
Organization, has had two papers accepted for presentation
at the Academy of Management meeting in August and has been
invited to serve as a faculty-representative on the Junior
Faculty Consortium for the Academy of Management’s
Organizational Behavior Division.
Ken Smith, Dean’s Chaired Professor of Business Strategy,
is current past president of the Academy of Management and a
member of the editorial board of Strategic Management
Journal and Academy of Management Journal.
Gilvan Souza, associate professor of operations
management, co-authored a paper titled “Multi-Period
Remanufacturing Planning with Uncertain Quality of Inputs,”
which won the Wickham Skinner Best Unpublished Paper Award
from the Production and Operations Management Society