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Christine Miller, Clinical Associate Professor of Innovation, presented her paper “Enchanted Objects, Social Robots and the Internet of Things” at the 114th Annual Meeting of the American Anthropological Association in Denver, November 18-22, as part of an invited panel.  Abstracts for both the presentation and the panel can be found below. 

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How do our relationships with objects change as they become less “thing-like” and more like sentient beings? This paper addresses the issues of

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Smriti Anand, Assistant Professor of Management, presented her paper “Individual Deals within Workgroups: The Role of Relative I-deals for Employee Performance” at the annual meeting of the Southern Management Association (SMA) in St. Pete Beach, Florida. ...

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Matthew Dixon, Assistant Professor of Finance, has been invited to speak at the Intel Development summit in Austin, Texas and will present a peer-reviewed paper at one of the workshops. He will also present the paper at the Intel Software Development Conference London 2015 in December. ...

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The paper “Early-Stage Entrepreneurial Financing: A Signaling Perspective” by Liad Wagman, Associate Professor of Economics, has been accepted for publication by the Journal of Banking and Finance. The paper is co-authored by Jin-Hyuk Kim (University of Colorado at Boulder). In addition, a proposal submitted by Wagman to the George Mason University School of Law Privacy Fellowship has been accepted. Wagman was also invited by the U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to be a panel member at the FTC workshop on...

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Jennifer Cutler, Assistant Professor of Marketing, had her paper "Mining Brand Perceptions from Twitter Social Networks" accepted for publication by Marketing Science. The paper, co-authored with Aron Culotta, Assistant Professor of Computer Science at Illinois Tech, is forthcoming in Marketing Science's Special Issue on...

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Smriti Anand, Assistant Professor of Management, had a chapter published in “Idiosyncratic Deals between Employees and Organizations: Conceptual Issues, Applications, and the Role of Coworkers” (Psychology Press). Anand’s chapter, “Idiosyncratic deals in the context of workgroups,” is co-authored by Dr. Prajya Vidyarthi (University of Texas at El Paso). 

The book is part of a series on current issues in work and organizational psychology, and is designed to address the state of the art in research and development on idiosyncratic deals,...

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Two professors have accepted courtesy appointments from the Stuart School: Philip R. Troyk, Associate Dean of Armour College of Engineering, Professor of Biomedical Engineering, and Director of the Laboratory of Neural Prosthetic Research; and Darsh T. Wasan, Distinguished Motorola Professor of Chemical Engineering and Vice President for International Affairs....

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Third-year Ph.D. student Weiquan Cheng presented his paper "Knowledge for Sustainable Development” at the Conference on Knowledge, Culture, and Change in Organizations held August 4-5 at University of Oxford's Saïd Business School. The paper, co-authored by Nasrin R. Khalili...

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Research published by Ricky Cooper, Assistant Professor of Finance, was recently cited by the Securities Exchange Commission (SEC) and referenced in an article on ETF.com.

The article and SEC discussions addressed recent actions by investment management companies Precidian Investments and Eaton Vance. The SEC advocated that Cooper’s research and recommendations move the bar in...

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Industry Assistant Professor of Entrepreneurship Nik Rokop coached a group of postdocs at Argonne National Labs on the best ways to prepare and deliver elevator pitches. His tips and handouts were recently featured in an article by Belinda Lee Huang, Ph.D., Executive Director of the National Postdoctoral Association (NPA), which was published in Elsevier’s career development...

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