HENRIK CRONQVIST, a professor of finance, has been appointed to a three-year term as associate editor of the Review of Financial Studies. The publication is one of the world’s top journals for the promotion and dissemination of significant new research in financial economics.

Research firm Pulsenomics recognized ANDREA HEUSON, a professor of finance, for consistently providing one of the most accurate forecasts of future home prices made by leading experts. Heuson earned an honorable mention in its annual awards for “Outstanding Consistency” in the accuracy of her forecasts since the survey started. She has been among the top 10 most-accurate forecasters nine times since 2010 and in the top five three times. She is one of seven experts recognized with the honor for accuracy.

ANN OLAZÁBAL (MBA ’97), the School’s vice dean for undergraduate business education and a professor of business law, won the University of Miami’s 2017 May A. Brunson Award. The award is presented each year by the University’s Women’s Commission to the member of the UM community who most contributes to improving the status of women on campus.

The American Marketing Association (AMA) recognized A. “PARSU” PARASURAMAN, holder of the James W. McLamore Chair in Marketing and professor of marketing, for his lifetime achievement and contributions to the field of marketing by naming one if its new Global Support Center rooms in his honor. In naming the workspace, at its new international headquarters in Chicago, “Parasuraman’s Grateful Room,” the AMA cited his “revolutionary work” in services marketing.

The Academy of Legal Studies in Business awarded PATRICIA SANCHEZ ABRIL, professor of business law, its 2016 Hoeber Memorial Award for Excellence in Research. The award recognized “Digital-Self Ownership: A Publicity-Rights Framework for Determining Employee Social Media” as the best article of the year published in the American Business Law Journal, as selected by the journal’s peer editors.

The American Psychological Association named management professor TERRI SCANDURA a fellow – an honor bestowed upon APA members who have shown evidence of unusual and outstanding contributions or performance in the field of psychology. Fellow status requires that a person’s work has had a national impact on the field of psychology.

ALEJANDRO RUELAS-GOSSI, a management lecturer, received an award from the Research Centre for Corporate Excellence & Innovation at BarcelonaTech, the largest engineering university in Catalonia, Spain. The award recognizes his research on disruptive ideas.



Clockwise, from top left: Henrik Cronqvist, Andrea Heuson, A. “Parsu” Parasuraman, Terri Scandura, Patricia Sanchez Abril, Ann Olazábal.


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