Haslam Summer Scholars Research Awards Provide 16 Faculty with Funding

June 28, 2016

Now in its third year, the Haslam Summer Scholars Research Awards program has bestowed 16 faculty members with more than $230,000 for high-quality research in the Haslam College of Business.

“These awards recognize both past accomplishments and the promise of future intellectual contributions from our wonderful faculty,” said Charles Noble, associate dean for research and faculty and the Henry Professor for Business. “We are grateful for the generous contribution of donors who make this program possible as we continue to build Haslam. We congratulate all the winners of these grants, and thank them for their excellent contributions to our success!”

All 16 faculty members will carry a research fellow designation for the coming academic year. These faculty members conduct research across a broad spectrum of topics exploring areas of corporate governance, supply chain management, finance and accounting, executive behavior and entrepreneurship.

  • Lauren Cunningham — Kinney Family Faculty Research Fellow
  • James Chyz —Jeff & Janet Davis Faculty Research Fellow
  • Ham Bozdogan — Ed Boling Faculty Research Fellow
  • Wenjun Zhou — R. Stanley Bowden II Faculty Research Fellow
  • Georg Schaur— Stewart Bartley Family Faculty Research Fellow
  • Marianne Wannamaker — Kinney Family Faculty Research Fellow
  • Christian Vossler — Cheryl Massingale Faculty Research Fellow
  • Celeste Caruthers — Joe Johnson Faculty Research Fellow
  • Matthew Serfling — William B. Stokely Faculty Research Fellow
  • Andy Puckett — Kinney Family Faculty Research Fellow
  • David Williams — Kinney Family Faculty Research Fellow
  • Tim Munyon — Ray & Joan Myatt Faculty Research Fellow
  • Russell Crook — Cheryl Massingale Faculty Research Fellow
  • John Bell — William B. Stokely Faculty Research Fellow
  • Wendy Tate   Cheryl Massingale Faculty Research Fellow
  • Alex Zablah    Charles & Dorothy Duggan Faculty Research Fellow

The Haslam Summer Scholars Research Awards program is a primary component of the college’s strategic plan aimed at increasing the visibility and impact of knowledge-creation activities. The awards recognize the scholarship of tenure-track faculty members based on their research productivity over the prior three-year period. In addition to private support, the program also is supported by the Chancellor’s Faculty Support Challenge.