Fairfield Dolan Faculty Newsbreakers

Fairfield Dolan Faculty Newsbreakers

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Nazli Sila Alan, PhD, assistant professor of finance, had her paper "Resiliency and Stock Returns" accepted for publication in The Review of Financial Studies. She also presented at "Equity Markets Trading and Experiential Learning Conference" in New York as a speaker in a panel entitled, "Furthering the Teaching of Trading, Liquidity, and Market Structure: Their Impact on the Marketplace." Alan also attended the Southern Finance Association annual meeting in Miami in April 2019, as a discussant and session chair.

Katsiaryna Salavei Bardos, PhD, associate professor of finance, had her paper “Corporate Social Responsibility, Product Market Perception, and Firm Value” accepted for presentation at the 2019 European Financial Management Association conference, Azores, Island of S. Miguel, Portugal, June 26-29.

Mousumi Bhattacharya, PhD, published a paper titled "Big Data Analytics of Labor Cost over Thirty Years" in International Journal of Business and Applied Social Science

Paul Caster, PhD, CPA, professor of accounting, presented the paper “Automating the Bank Confirmation Process: An Analysis of Auditor and Bank Errors” at the American Accounting Association Auditing Section midyear meeting, Nashville, TN.

Michael P. Coyne, PhD, CPA, associate professor of accounting, had his paper “How Management Accounting helped General Motors change the Automotive Industry” accepted for presentation at the 44th Annual Economics and Business History (EBHS) Conference which will take place in Detroit in June.

Noradeen Farlekas, PhD, CFA, adjunct finance instructor, co-presented "Promoting Diversity, Equity, and Inclusivity While Balancing Research & Reality," at the Northeastern University Faculty Development Conference in Boston.

Cathy Giapponi, PhD, associate professor of management, and Jeffrey Moretz, PhD, assistant professor of management, published the article “Stakeholders and Business Strategy: A Role-Play Negotiation Themed Exercise”, in Organization Management Journal. An earlier version of that manuscript won best paper at the 2018 Eastern Academy of Management annual conference. 

Dr. Cathy GiapponiJeffrey Moretz, PhD, assistant professor of management, and Chris Huntley, PhD, associate professor of information systems and operations management, will present the case study, SoccerGrlProbs, which explores a Fairfield student startup at this year’s Eastern Academy of Management annual conference.

Xin James He, professor of information systems and operations management, published “Crude Oil Price Forecasting: Time Series vs. SVR Models,” in the Journal of International Technology and Information Management.

Helena Keefe, PhD, assistant professor of economics and Hedieh Shadmani, PhD, assistant professor of economics, published a new paper: “Foreign Exchange Market Intervention and Asymmetric Preferences,” in Emerging Markets Review. 

Steven E. Kozlowski, PhD, assistant professor of finance, published his paper “Predicting Recessions Using Trends in the Yield Spread,” in the Journal of Applied Statistics.

Mark S. LeClair, PhD, director of graduate programs and professor of economics, presented the following papers at the Eastern Economic Association meeting in New York:

“The Unfulfilled Promise of FTAs: Economic and Financial Crises and the Failure of MERCOSUR to Expand Intra-Regional Trade.”

“Malfeasance in Nonprofit Organizations: Characteristics, Impact on Donor Confidence, and Implications for Governance.”

Neal Lewis, adjunct instructor, coauthored the article “Risk, Standard Deviation, and Expected Value: When Should an Individual Start Social Security?” which was accepted by The Engineering Economist. He also published the 14th edition of his book, Engineering Economic Analysis (Oxford University Press).  

Lisa Mainiero, PhD, professor of management, recently published "The My Student Leader App: How Mobile Technology Enhances Campus Service Leadership Initiatives," in the Journal of Leadership Education. She also received an Emerald Literati Award for the article “The Changing Nature of Gender Roles, Alpha/Beta Careers and Work‐Life Issues: Theory‐Driven Implications for Human Resource Management.” The article is being published in the new issue of Career Development International.

Dawn W. Massey, PhD, CPA, CGMA, professor of accounting, presented her paper, “Things that go Trump in the Night: Dark Ethical Leadership, Social Identity and The Power of the Tax Authority,” at the Canadian Academic Accounting Association Conference.

John McDermott, PhD, associate professor of finance, was a member of a panel on “Asset Allocation and Portfolio Construction for Dynamic Market Conditions” at the 25th Private Wealth Management Summit in Boston.

Sharlene A. McEvoy, PhD, professor of business law, commented on the viability of autonomous cars for an article in Money Magazine. “Experts Suggest the Future of Autonomous Vehicle Movement Rests on Resolving Business Challenges and New Technology.”

Camelia Micu, PhD, associate professor of marketing, Michael Sciandra, PhD, assistant professor of marketing, and Anca Micu, PhD, (Sacred Heart University) published the paper "Understanding Social Media: The Effect of Belief Type and Product Type on Consumers’ Social Media Use," in the most recent issue of the Journal of Marketing Theory and Practice

Carl Scheraga, PhD, professor of management, received the 2019 Herbert O. Whitten Service Award by the Transportation Research Forum (TRF). Named after the TRF founder and first president, the award is given to a TRF member whose contributions to the Transportation Research Forum have played an important role in the history of the organization.

David Schmidt, PhD, associate professor of business ethics, gave a presentation by Skype, "Academic Integrity in Higher Education: Challenges and the Best Practices." This seminar was hosted by the Educational Research Center in Kyiv, Ukraine, which is part of the Institute of Higher Education of the National Academy of Educational Sciences of Ukraine. 

Hedieh Shadmani, PhD, assistant professor of economics, attended the National Business and Economic Society (NBES) Conference in San Juan, Puerto Rico and received the NBES Best Paper Award for “Foreign Exchange Market Intervention and Asymmetric Preferences," co-authored with Helena Keefe, PhD, assistant professor of economics. 

Vishnu Vinekar, PhD, associate professor of information systems and operations management, recently completed a faculty fellowship for Navigator’s Group, a $2 billion specialty insurance company headquartered in Stamford. The fellowship was organized through the Business Council of Fairfield County (BCFC).

Ying Zhang, PhD, associate professor of finance, had his co-authored article, titled “Industry Concentration and U.S. REIT Returns,” accepted for publication in Real Estate Economics.

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