TEMPE, Ariz., Oct. 17, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Arizona State University's highly ranked W. P. Carey School of Business has welcomed 10 new tenure-track faculty for 2016-2017. "We always keep an eye on the future, and this year's new faculty reflects that vision," said W. P. Carey School Dean Amy Hillman. "Many of them are just beginning their teaching careers, and we're excited to give them the opportunity."
"We can't wait to see the impact they make on students and on research in their fields," Hillman added.
Scott Emett will join the W. P. Carey School faculty as assistant professor in the School of Accountancy upon completion of his doctoral program at Cornell University this fall. His research focuses on judgement and decision-making in external and internal financial reporting.
Having recently completed his doctorate in accounting at Emory University, Roger White's research interests are centered on fraud, incentives, regulation, and communication in markets. White also joins W. P. Carey as an assistant professor in the School of Accountancy.
Andreas Kleiner, assistant professor of economics, earned his doctorate degree at the University of Bonn in Germany, where he also taught several microeconomics courses. He conducts research on political economy and mechanism design with secondary interests in matching markets and microeconomic theory.
Esteban Aucejo, assistant professor of economics, most recently taught labor economics at the London School of Economics. He received his doctorate at Duke University and examines the economics of education and labor economics in his research.
Arizona is familiar territory to Victor Benjamin, who earned his bachelor's, master's, and doctorate at the University of Arizona, where he also taught graduate-level courses. His research is in the areas of natural language processing, web mining, cybersecurity, security informatics, and social media analytics has been published in leading academic journals. Benjamin is assistant professor in the School's Department of Information Systems.
Jonathan Bundy joins the W. P. Carey School as assistant professor in the Department of Management and Entrepreneurship from Pennsylvania State University. Bundy's research takes a behavioral approach to strategic management and focuses on the social and cognitive forces that shape organizational outcomes and behavior.
Assuming her first academic post, Heewon Chae recently earned her doctorate at the University of Michigan. She joins the School as assistant professor in the Department of Management and Entrepreneurship. Her research interests lie in the area of strategy, organizational theory, and international business, with a specific focus on organizational identity, market categorization, and reputation spillover.
Luis Gómez-Mejia, professor in the Department of Management and Entrepreneurship, returns to ASU, where he taught for two decades before joining Texas A&M University and the University of Notre Dame. A highly cited scholar, his research focuses on the relationships of international management, strategic management, executive compensation, and family businesses.
After receiving a Fulbright scholarship, Mikaella Polyviou attended The Ohio State University, earning both her master's and doctorate. Her research explores supply chain disruptions and organizational resilience, as well as issues of conceptual clarity and measurement in empirical supply chain management research. She is assistant professor in the W. P. Carey School's Department of Supply Chain Management.
Prior to completing his doctorate at Michigan State University, Robert Wiedmer worked as a post-graduate research assistant in shipping economics at the Cyprus University of Technology. His current research areas are buyer-supplier relationships, social network analysis, and supply chain network design and its association to supply chain performance. He is assistant professor in the W. P. Carey School's Department of Supply Chain Management.
W. P. CAREY SCHOOL OF BUSINESS
The W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University is one of the top-ranked and largest business schools in the United States. The school is internationally regarded for its research productivity and its distinguished faculty members, including a Nobel Prize winner. Students come from more than 100 countries and include over 50 National Merit Scholars. For more information, please visit www.wpcarey.asu.edu.
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