Faculty Profiles (page 3)

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New Research Examines How Companies Design Contracts

Michel Benaroch, associate dean for research and Ph.D. programs and professor of management information systems, and his co-authors, Yossi Lichtenstein (UCD Dublin) and Lior Fink (Ben Gurion University of the Negev), recently completed a study focused on contract development and how the upfront costs…

Tom Barkley Enhances Finance Curriculum with His Practiced Business Perspective

When Tom Barkley, assistant professor of finance practice, isn’t teaching at Whitman, traveling to Brazil to help recruit students into Whitman’s graduate programs or grading Chartered Financial Analyst exams, he enjoys playing billiards in the Syracuse-area division of the American Poolplayers’…

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Faculty Profile: Lihong Liang’s Early and Sustained Research Success

Lihong Liang, associate professor of accounting at Whitman, has a history of academic achievement. She grew up in Beijing, where the value of education is widely emphasized. She earned an undergraduate degree in engineering management and a minor in accounting.…

Prof. Ray Wimer

Ray Wimer’s Passion for Teaching and Penchant for Retail Converge at Whitman

When Ray Wimer arrived at Syracuse University to pursue master’s degrees in history and education, there were no available teaching assistantships in either major, but there was one in retail management. He accepted and began work grading course material for an…

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Whitman Supply Chain Management Students Helping Syracuse University “Fast Forward”

More than a dozen Whitman supply chain management graduate students are working on projects designed to help Syracuse University improve its sourcing processes, which could generate cost savings and create more effective purchasing processes for campus users. The projects engage…

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Whitman School of Management Professor Named One of World’s Best 40 Under 40 Professors

Will Geoghegan, assistant professor of management at Syracuse University’s Martin J. Whitman School of Management has been named one of the World’s Best 40 Under 40 Professors by Poets and Quants. The annual listing highlights “excellence in research and teaching prowess,” according to the website.…

Faculty News: Burak Kazaz

Malbec and the Mambo: Professor Kazaz Brings Innovation to Industry and Teaching 

To bottle or barrel? That is the question examined by Whitman’s Burak Kazaz, associate professor of supply chain management, and his co-authors in a paper recently accepted in Manufacturing & Service Operations Management. “Our work is significant as it is…

Sue Smith

Professor of Practice Sue Smith Brings Corporate-Tested Know How to the Classroom

The first marketing course Professor Sue Smith ever took was through an MBA extension program that Syracuse University ran in Corning, N.Y. “It was taught by Whitman Professor Emeritus Ted Wallin, and it changed the course of my career. I…

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Faculty Profile: Dr. Karca D. Aral

Karca D. Aral Assistant professor of supply chain management Ph.D., INSEAD kdaralwa@syr.edu Professor Karca Aral-Wang recently joined Whitman as an assistant professor in the supply chain management department. Aral-Wang’s research is primarily focused on procurement actions, sustainable procurement, sustainable supply…

Johan Wikland

Faculty Profile: Entrepreneurship Professor Looks to Apply Research to the Classroom to Prepare Aspiring Entrepreneurs with Neurological Disorders

What do the founders of Virgin Group, JetBlue and Ikea have in common? They are all successful entrepreneurs who share an Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) diagnosis. Dr. Johan Wiklund, Whitman professor of Entrepreneurship and Emerging Enterprises, is studying the…

Alejandro Amezcua

Professor Amezcua’s Research Featured in Industry and Consumer Media

Research by Alejandro Amezcua, assistant professor of entrepreneurship, on business incubators was published in the Academy of Management Journal. The paper, titled “Organizational sponsorship and founding environments: A contingency view on the survival of business-incubated firms, 1994–2007,” was co-authored with…