Debra Strauss, J.D., Professor of Business Law, published a chapter on genetically modified food and the recent federal labeling law (the National Bioengineered Food Disclosure Standard) as part of an international book on ethical tensions and agricultural biotechnology:
Katsiaryna Salavei Bardos, PhD, associate professor of finance, co-organized the 42nd annual Political Economy of the World System Conference in April, entitled, “Business Cycles and Social Movements: Past, Present, and Future,” with Eric Mielants, PhD, associate professor of sociology and anthropology at Fairfield University.
Valeria Martinez, PhD, associate professor of finance, had an article accepted for publication in the Finance Research Letters Journal for her work entitled, "The Impact of Tick-Size Reductions in Foreign Currency Futures Markets.” Dr. Martinez co-authored the article with Yiuman Tse, PhD, endowed chair and professor of finance at the University of Missouri-St. Louis.
Sharlene McEvoy, PhD, professor of business law, had an article accepted for publication in the Trinity Law Review entitled, “Fair Discrimination? Dias v. Archdiocese of Cincinnati, Can the Catholic Church Fire Non-Catholics for Behavior Contrary to Church Doctrine?” Dr. McEvoy also presented her papers, “Getting SLAPPED for Engaging in Public Speech: Anti-SLAPP Statutes and Social Media” at the annual meeting of the North East Academy of Legal Studies in Business, and “On Dangerous Ground? The Turf War Over Crumb Rubber: Potential Liability for Manufacturers and Municipalities” at the American Museum of Tort Law.
Jeffrey Moretz, PhD, assistant professor of management, and Catherine Giapponi, PhD, associate professor of management, received the Experiential Learning Association’s Best Experiential Learning Exercise Award for their paper and presentation of “Stakeholders and Business Strategy: A Role-Play Negotiation Exercise.” Drs. Moretz and Giapponi presented their paper and engaged conference participants in a classroom simulation of their exercise at the Eastern Academy of Management Conference last month.
Iman Naderi, PhD, assistant professor of marketing, published, “Advertising and Pseudo-Culture: An Analysis of the Changing Portrayal of Women in Print Advertisements,” in the Journal of Macromarketing. The paper is a semiotic analysis of print advertisements in Iran before and after the Iranian Revolution of 1979. He also published “Determinants of Medical Tourism Destination Selection Process,” in the Journal of Hospitality Marketing & Management. The latter investigates the factors influencing medical tourism consideration and destination desirability.
David Schmidt, PhD, director of the Center of Applied Ethics and associate professor of management, was featured in an interview on UATV, the International Broadcasting Multimedia Platform of Ukraine, about business ethics and academic integrity in Ukraine and in the United States.
Nazuk Sharma, PhD, assistant professor of marketing, co-authored the article, “Active White Space (AWS) in Logo Designs: Effects on Logo Evaluations and Brand Communication,” with Sajeev Varki, PhD, associate professor at the University of South Florida. The article was published in the Journal of Advertising and investigates AWS as a tool for logo design.