Faculty Directory and Expertise

Faculty Directory and Expertise

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Carlos J. Alsua

Professor of Practice
Academic Director, Global Entrepreneurship

Areas of Expertise

Cross cultural management
Global entrepreneurship and innovation
Global ethics
Global leadership
Implementation of managerial practices in developing economies
Motivation in an international context
Positive psychology
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Lehman Benson

Lehman Benson III

Vice President of Black Advancement and Engagement, University of Arizona
Associate Professor of Management and Organizations
Associate Professor of Systems and Industrial Engineering

Areas of Expertise

Conflict management and negotiations
Diversity/equity and inclusion
Judgment and decision making
Risk management
Sports management
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Cheryl Brodersen

Cheryl Brodersen

Senior Lecturer, Business Communication

Areas of Expertise

Intercultural communication
Effective business writing
Online and distance education
ESL and post-traditional student (veterans, LD) success
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David Brown

David Brown

Associate Professor of Finance
Brian and Clara Franke Endowed Chair in Finance

Areas of Expertise

Asset management
Early-stage financing and IPOs
Institutional investors
Price feedback and price informativeness
Taxes and retirement planning
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Zhi Cao

Zhi Cao

Assistant Professor, Management and Organizations

Areas of Expertise

Behavioral Theory of the Firm
Entrepreneurship
Organizational Learning
Technical Innovation
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Kevin Cassell

Lecturer, Business Communications

Areas of Expertise

Course-based business simulations
Cross-cultural communication
Impression management
Learner Experience Design
Presentation design and delivery
Professional scientific and technical writing
Rhetorical theory and praxis
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Scott Cederburg

Scott Cederburg

Associate Professor of Finance
Thomas C. Moses Endowed Professor in Finance

Areas of Expertise

Asset pricing (empirical and theoretical): factor models, cross-sectional anomalies, long-run risk, asset allocation and applied Bayesian econometrics
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Hsinchun Chen

Hsinchun Chen

UA Regents' Professor of MIS
Thomas R. Brown Chair in Management and Technology
Director, Artificial Intelligence Laboratory
Director, AZSecure Cybersecurity Fellowship Program

Areas of Expertise

Cybersecurity and cyber threat intelligence
Data mining, text mining and web mining
Digital library and search engines
Health analytics and mobile health
Health informatics and security informatics
Knowledge management and business intelligence
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Faiz Currim

Professor of Practice in MIS
Assistant Director, INSITE: Center for Business Intelligence and Analytics

Areas of Expertise

Data modeling
Data security and privacy
Healthcare data management
Temporal and spatial data management
XML Schema
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Aleksander P.J. Ellis

Aleksander P.J. Ellis

Stephen P. Robbins Chair in Organizational Behavior
Research Director, Center for Leadership Ethics

Areas of Expertise

The behavior of groups and teams in organizations
Counterproductive behavior, specifically unethical and deviant behavior in the workplace
Human resource management issues, including turnover and performance appraisal
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Michael Fricke

Michael Fricke

Senior Lecturer in Management and Organizations
Associate Director, Center for Leadership Ethics

Areas of Expertise

Behavioral ethics
Commercial law
Corporate law
Corporate social responsibility
Intellectual property
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Mrinal Ghosh

Mrinal Ghosh

Gary M. Munsinger Endowed Chair in Entrepreneurship & Innovation

Areas of Expertise

Business models in technological markets and entrepreneurial ventures
Designing win-win cooperative relationships in marketing channels and business markets
Healthcare marketing
Pricing strategies in technology and business markets
Salesforce design and compensation
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Eyran Gisches

Eyran Gisches

Senior Lecturer in Management Information Systems
Manager, Organizational Behavior Laboratory

Areas of Expertise

Behavioral game theory
Behavioral operations management
Interactive decisions in networks
Revenue management
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Barry Goldman

Barry Goldman

Associate Professor of Management and Organizations
McClelland Fellow

Areas of Expertise

Human resource management
Conflict management and negotiation
Organizational justice
Employee legal-claiming
Social exchange
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Max Hewitt

Associate Professor of Accounting
Eller Fellow

Areas of Expertise

Forecasting and valuation implications of financial statement information
Implications of financial statement presentation
Investors’ reaction to disaggregated financial statement information
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Brian Hilligoss

Brian Hilligoss

Associate Professor of Management and Organizations
Peter and Nancy Salter Fellow in Healthcare Management

Areas of Expertise

Coordination
Healthcare management
High-reliability organizations
Organizational change
Organizational routines
Sensemaking
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Songcui Hu

Songcui Hu

Associate Professor of Management and Organizations
Eller Fellow

Areas of Expertise

Adaptive aspirations (goals) and attention allocation
Behavioral strategy
Behavioral Theory of the Firm
Firm risk-taking behavior
Organizational Learning
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Mihai Ion

Mihai Ion

Assistant Professor of Finance

Areas of Expertise

Corporate investment, mergers and acquisitions
Empirical asset pricing and factor models
International trade, trade policy
Macro finance, credit cycles
Policy uncertainty
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Paul Kealey

Paul Kealey

Lecturer in Management Information Systems
Associate Director, Information Assurance and Security Education Center

Areas of Expertise

Information security and privacy
Information security risk management
Network management and security
Systems administration
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Aamir Khan

Aamir Khan

Senior Lecturer in Finance
Director, MSF Career Management and Experiential Learning

Areas of Expertise

Behavioral finance
Empirical asset pricing
Financial market contagion
Price discovery
Valuation
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Sandy Klasa

Sandy Klasa

Anheuser-Busch Foundation Professorship for Entrepreneurial Business Studies Management, Finance

Areas of Expertise

Corporate Finance
Corporate governance
Entrepreneurial finance
Mergers and acquisitions
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Gondy Leroy

Research Director, Center for Management Innovations in Healthcare
Associate Dean for Research
Professor of MIS

Areas of Expertise

Human computer interaction and user studies
Medical and biomedical informatics
Natural language processing, text mining and text analytics
Search engines, information retrieval/extraction and understanding by consumers
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Yong Liu

Director, HSLopez School of Business Analytics
Professor of Marketing
HSLopez Endowed Chair

Areas of Expertise

Competitive strategies for business and nonprofits
Firm strategies during product-harm crisis
Innovation and business models
Marketing strategies for media and cultural products, especially movie marketing
Social interactions and new media
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Michael Mandel

Michael Mandel

Senior Lecturer, Business Communication

Areas of Expertise

Organizational communications
Leadership through communication
Visual design and effective presentations
Professional persona
Communicating with technology
Management consulting
Community, program and resource development
Nonprofit governance and management
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Kimberly Marchesseault

Co-Director, Business Communication
Senior Lecturer, Business Communication

Areas of Expertise

Professional writing and presentations
Intrapersonal and interpersonal communication
Consulting and leadership communication
Program and curriculum design and delivery
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Marisa Michaels

Co-Director, Business Communication
Lecturer, Business Communication
University of Arizona Faculty Fellow

Areas of Expertise

Impression management
Interpersonal communication
Organizational behavior
Presentation design
Public speaking coaching and consulting
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Mark Patton

Mark W. Patton

Senior Lecturer in Management Information Systems
Program Administrator, AZSecure Cybersecurity Scholarship Program

Areas of Expertise

Cybersecurity and security informatics
Decision support systems for automated deception identification
Organizational modeling and simulation
Agent-based systems
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Nathan Podsakoff

Nathan Podsakoff

Department Head, Management and Organizations
Eller Professor

Areas of Expertise

Employee citizenship/prosocial behavior
Influence and Leadership
Methods of organizational research
Organizational stress
Scholarly impact in the field of management
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Sudha Ram

Sudha Ram

Anheuser-Busch Foundation Professorship for Entrepreneurial Business Studies
Professor of Management Information Systems
Director of INSITE: Center for Business Intelligence and Analytics

Areas of Expertise

AI Interpretability and Explainable AI
Big Data Analytics
Health Care Analytics
Large Scale Network Science and Data Mining
Machine learning
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Martin Reimann

Martin Reimann

Associate Professor, Marketing, and McClelland Fellow
Director, Arizona Think Tank for Behavioral Decision Making
External Faculty Affiliate, Stanford Institute for Research in the Social Sciences
Pronouns:
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Areas of Expertise

Consumer neuroscience
Consumer psychology
Emotional-motivational constructs in consumer behavior
Experience theory
Product design and aesthetics
Social relations
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Jennifer Savary

Jennifer Savary

Associate Professor of Marketing
Terry J. and Tina Lundgren Endowed Chair for Marketing and Retail
Co-director of the Lundgren Retail Collaborative

Areas of Expertise

Consumer psychology
Identity and Self-signaling
Judgment and Decision-making
Motivation and goals
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Oliver Schilke

Oliver Schilke

Professor of Management and Organizations
Professor of Sociology (by courtesy)
Director, Center for Trust Studies
External Faculty Affiliate, Stanford University's Institute for Research in the Social Sciences

Areas of Expertise

Collaborations (including strategic alliances)
Institutional theory
Organizational routines/capabilities
Social cognition
Trust
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Ricardo Valerdi

Ricardo Valerdi

Professor of Systems and Industrial Engineering
Director, Sports Management Program
Pac-12 Faculty Athletics Representative

Areas of Expertise

Sports analytics
Concussion education
Product development
Consultancy for professional and collegiate sports
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Melanie Wallendorf

Professor Emerita

Areas of Expertise

Ethnic, gender, racial and class differences in consumption and its meanings
Political ideology and consumption
Socio-cultural shaping of consumers' use of space
Sociological aspects of consumer behavior
The development of taste cultures
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Nooshin Warren

Nooshin Warren

Associate Professor of Marketing
Eller Faculty Fellow

Areas of Expertise

Corporate activism and corporate political culture
Financial consequences of marketing actions and assets
Firm/stock market communication strategies
Purpose driven marketing
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Seokjun Youn

Seokjun Youn

Assistant Professor of Management Information Systems

Areas of Expertise

Applied econometrics
Capacity planning and scheduling in healthcare
Healthcare operations and payment models
Logistics optimization for food safety