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Haslam Summer Scholars Research Awards Provide Funding for 32 Leading Faculty

August 6, 2021

The 2021 Haslam Summer Scholars Research Awards program has awarded 32 grants totaling more than $700,000 to Haslam College of Business faculty members to conduct high-quality research. In its eight years, the program has funded nearly $4 million in faculty research.

“These summer research awards make it possible for the leading thinkers in the Haslam College of Business to make new discoveries and influence the practice and theories of business,” said Chad Autry, the college’s associate dean for research and faculty and the R. Stanley Bowden II Faculty Research Fellow. “Impactful research is what gets us noticed on a worldwide stage, as the work of our leading scholars has elevated the image and rankings of the college over the past several years.”

Faculty members will hold their research designations for the entire 2021-22 academic year. The awardees include:

Chad Autry, Supply Chain Management – R. Stanley Bowden II Faculty Research Fellow

Michel Ballings, Business Analytics and Statistics – James and Joanne Ford Faculty Research Fellow

John Bell, Supply Chain Management – Nancy and David McKinney Faculty Research Fellow

Neeraj Bharadwaj, Marketing – Charlie and Caroline Newcomer Faculty Research Fellow

Celeste Carruthers, Economics – Haslam Family Faculty Research Fellow

James Chyz, Accounting and Information Management – John and Wanda Wisecarver Faculty Research Fellow

Chris Craighead, Supply Chain Management – Cheryl Massingale Faculty Research Fellow

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

Lauren Cunningham, Accounting and Information Management – Haslam Family Faculty Research Fellow

Larry Fauver, Finance – Haslam Family Faculty Research Fellow

Mike Galbreth, Business Analytics and Statistics – Cheryl Massingale Faculty Research Fellow

David Gras, Management and Entrepreneurship – Ed Boling Business Faculty Research Fellow

Matt Harris, Economics – Joe Johnson Faculty Research Fellow

Kelly Hewett, Marketing – Charles P. & Dorothy N. Duggan Faculty Research Fellow

Scott Holladay, Economics – Haslam Family Faculty Research Fellow

Eric Kelley, Finance – Martin and Jean Mills Faculty Research Fellow

Paolo Letizia, Business Analytics and Statistics – Ray and Joan Myatt Faculty Research Fellow

Tim Munyon, Management and Entrepreneurship – Janet and Jeff Davis Faculty Research Fellow

Linda Myers, Accounting and Information Management – Haslam Family Faculty Research Fellow

Terry Neal, Accounting and Information Management – Haslam Family Faculty Research Fellow

Charles Noble, Marketing – Roy and Audry Fancher Faculty Research Fellow

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

Tim Pollock, Management and Entrepreneurship – Kinney Family Faculty Research Fellow

Lance Saunders, Supply Chain Management – Stewart Bartley Family Faculty Research Fellow

Matthew Serfling, Finance – Ray and Joan Myatt Faculty Research Fellow

Wendy Tate, Supply Chain Management – Ray and Joan Myatt Faculty Research Fellow

Christian Vossler, Economics – Haslam Family Faculty Research Fellow

Sean Willems, Business Analytics and Statistics – Haslam Family Faculty Research Fellow

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

Alex Zablah, Marketing – Kinney Family Faculty Research Fellow

Wei Zheng, Business Analytics and Statistics – Haslam Family Faculty Research Fellow

Wenjun Zhou, Business Analytics and Statistics – Jerry L. Gibbs Faculty Research Fellow

The Haslam Summer Scholars Research Awards are funded by private donations and supplemented by the Chancellor’s Faculty Support Challenge, a matching gift program.

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

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