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Haslam Faculty Members Receive 28 Summer Research Grants

June 19, 2020

The 2020 Haslam Summer Scholars Research Awards program has awarded 28 grants totaling $683,000 to Haslam College of Business faculty members to conduct high-quality research. Now in its seventh year, the program has funded nearly $3 million in faculty research.

“Summer research grants help some of our most productive scholars work on the kinds of large and impactful projects that result in top-tier publications and make a real contribution to business practice,” said Charles Noble, Haslam associate dean for research and faculty and the Joe Johnson Faculty Research Fellow. “This kind of top-quality research also is a critical part of our success in various school rankings, where we have made great strides in recent years.”

Faculty members will hold their research designations for the entire 2020-21 academic year. The recipients, representing every discipline within Haslam, are: 

Chad Autry, Supply Chain Management – Martin and Jean Mills Faculty Research Fellow

Michel Ballings, Business Analytics and Statistics – Janet and Jeff Davis Faculty Research Fellow

John Bell, Supply Chain Management – Stewart Bartley Family Faculty Research Fellow

Neeraj Bharadwaj, Marketing – R. Stanley Bowden II Faculty Research Fellow

Celeste Carruthers, Economics – James and Joanne Ford Faculty Research Fellow

James Chyz, Accounting and Information Management – William and Pamela Lee Faculty Research Fellow

Chris Craighead, Supply Chain Management – Fisher Family Faculty Research Fellow

Russell Crook, Management and Entrepreneurship – Cheryl Massingale Faculty Research Fellow

Lauren Cunningham, Accounting and Information Management – Nancy and David McKinney Faculty Research Fellow

Larry Fauver, Finance – Kinney Family Faculty Research Fellow

David Gras, Management and Entrepreneurship – Charley & Dorothy Duggan Research Fellow

Matt Harris, Economics – Charlie and Caroline Newcomer Faculty Research Fellow

Kelly Hewett, Marketing – Haslam Family Faculty Research Fellow

Mary Holcomb, Supply Chain Management – Martin and Jean Mills Faculty Research Fellow

Scott Holladay, Economics – John and Wanda Wisecarver Faculty Research Fellow

Tim Munyon, Management and Entrepreneurship – Ray and Joan Myatt Faculty Research Fellow

Linda Myers, Accounting and Information Management – Ray and Joan Myatt Faculty Research Fellow

Terry Neal, Accounting and Information Management – Ray and Joan Myatt Faculty Research Fellow

Charles Noble, Marketing – Joe Johnson Faculty Research Fellow

Stephanie Noble, Marketing – William B. Stokely Faculty Research Fellow

Matthew Serfling, Finance – Kinney Family Faculty Research Fellow

Wendy Tate, Supply Chain Management – Cheryl Massingale Faculty Research Fellow

Christian Vossler, Economics – Sarah Alice and Tommy Bronson Research Fellow

Marianne Wanamaker, Economics – Kinney Family Faculty Research Fellow

Sean Willems, Business Analytics and Statistics – Ed Boling Business Faculty Research Fellow

Dave Williams, Management and Entrepreneurship – William B. Stokely Faculty Research Fellow

Alex Zablah, Marketing – Kinney Family Faculty Research Fellow

Wenjun Zhou, Business Analytics and Statistics – Roy and Audry Fancher Faculty Research Fellow

The Haslam Summer Scholars Research Awards are funded by the Chancellor’s Faculty Support Challenge and private donations.

“We would like to express our appreciation to the donors who make these important awards possible and congratulate all the recipients,” Noble said. “These fellowships are investments in the knowledge generation part of our mission and ultimately lead to faculty sharing their cutting-edge insights with our students.”

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