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FCBE Faculty Honored with Research Awards

For release:  September 11, 2012

Awards for the best academic papers published by FCBE faculty in 2011 were announced at the Fogelman faculty and staff meeting in August.  The awards are given each year in two categories of research: Empirical and Conceptual/Theoretical.  The Ph.D. Sub-Council for Graduate Studies and Research reviews and evaluates the nominated papers and judges them for their overall quality and contribution to the respective disciplines.  The first place winner in each category receives a plaque and $1,000; the second place winner receives a plaque and $500.
Dr. Sandra Mortal, Associate Professor of Finance, received the first place award in the Empirical Category for an article published in the Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis.   Dr. Nikolsko-Rzhevskyy Oleksandr, Assistant Professor of Economics, was awarded second place for his paper in the Journal of Money, Credit and Banking.
In the Conceptual/Theoretical Category, Dr. Naomi R. Rothenberg, Assistant Professor of Accounting, was awarded first place for her work in Contemporary Accounting Research.  Dr. Mehdi Amini, Professor of Marketing and Supply Chain Management, garnered the second place award for a paper published in Omega: The International Journal of Management Science.    

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