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Books, Boards & Awards

Villanova’s more than 500 world-class faculty members are distinguished scholars and active members in their respective fields. They engage in cutting-edge research projects, make important breakthroughs in their various disciplines, write books, win industry awards, secure grants, and advise outside organizations. The knowledge and experience faculty members gain, along with the achievements they make outside the classroom, elevates their expertise and the overall quality of education that Villanova students receive.

Recently Published Books and Articles by VSB faculty members

  • James L. Bierstaker, PhD, associate professor of Accountancy and Information Systems, Thomas F. Monahan, PhD , professor of Accountancy and Information Systems, and Michael F. Peters, PhD, associate professor of Accountancy and Information Systems co-authored an article, “Going Concern Designations and GAAP versus Non-GAAP Earnings Metrics,” which was published in Issues in Accounting Education, 28(1), 77-92, 2013.
  • James L. Bierstaker, PhD, associate professor of Accountancy and Information Systems co-authored an article, “Obtaining Assurance for Financial Statement Audits and Control Audits When Aspects of the Financial Reporting Process Are Outsourced,” which was published in Auditing: A Journal of Practice & Theory, 32, 209-251, 2013.
  • Michael P. Licata, PhD, associate professor of Accountancy and Information Systems co-authored an article, “Court Ruling Addresses Whether Correspondence Involving Emails, Letters, and Telephone Calls  Constitutes a Binding Agreement in the Sale of Oil and Gas Leases” which was published in Oil, Gas & Energy Quarterly, 61, No. 3, March 2013, 497-505.
  • Matthew J. Liberatore, PhD, professor of Management and Operations and Wenhong Lou, PhD, associate professor of Accountancy and Information Systems, co-authored an article, “ASP, the Art and Science of Practice: A Comparison of Technical and Soft Skills Required by Analytics and or Professionals,” which was published in Interfaces, 43(2), 194-197, 2013.
  • Janice C. Sipior, PhD, professor of Accountancy and Information Systems, wrote a chapter titled, “IT Strategic Planning,” for the textbook, Information Technology for Management: Improving Strategic and Operational Performance (2013, 8th ed., pp. 20). John Wiley & Sons, Inc. 
  • William P. Wagner, PhD, associate professor of Accountancy and Information Systems, Charles E. Zech, PhD, Professor of Economics, and Robert N. West, Assistant Professor of Accountancy and Information Systems, wrote an article titled, “The Effective Design of Church Websites:  Extending the Consumer Evaluation of Websites to the Non-Profit Sector,” which was published in Information Systems Management, 30(2), 92-99, 2013.
  • Erasmus Kersting, PhD, assistant professor of Economics, wrote an article titled, “International Organization of Production with HeterogeneousFfirms,” which was published in Review of International Economics, 21(3), 585-599, 2013.
  • Erasmus Kersting, PhD, assistant professor of Economics, wrote an article titled, “Fiscal Stabilization with Partial Exchange Rate Pass-Through,” which was published in Economic Inquiry, 51(1), 348-367, 2013.
  • Christopher Kilby, PhD, associate professor of Economics, wrote a book review essay titled, “Foreign Aid Competition in Northeast Asia,” which was published in Choice in April 2013.
  • Victor Li, PhD, associate professor of Economics, co-authored an article titled, “Decentralized Exchange and Factor Payments:  A Multiple Matching Approach,” which was published in Macroeconomic Dynamics, 17(1), 54-88, 2013.
  • Victor Li, PhD, associate professor of Economics, co-authored an article titled, “Credit Mismatch and Breakdown,” which was published in European Economic Review, 59, 109-125, 2013.
  • Peggy E. Chaudhry, PhD, associate professor of Management and Operations, and Stephen A. Stumpf, PhD, professor of Management and Operations wrote an article titled, “The Challenge of Curbing Counterfeit Prescription Drug Growth: Preventing the Perfect Storm,” which was published in Business Horizons, 56(2), 189-197, 2013.
  • Kevin D. Clark, PhD, associate professor of Management and Operations, Narda R. Quigley, PhD, associate professor of Management and Operations, and Stephen A. Stumpf, PhD,professor of Management and Operations, wrote an article titled, “The Influence of Decision Frames and Vision Priming on Decision Outcomes in Work Groups: Motivating Stakeholder Considerations,” which was published in the Journal of Business Ethics, 112(3), 2013.
  • Jonathan P. Doh, PhD, professor of Management and Operations, wrote a chapter titled, “Social Partnership and International Business: Themes, Challenges and Future Directions,” which was published in Social Partnerships and Responsible Business: A Research Handbook, 2013.
  • Matthew J. Liberatore, PhD, professor of Management and Operations, co-authored an article titled, “Improving Project Management Decision- Making by Modeling Quality, Time, and Cost Continuously,” which was published in IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management, PP(99), 1-11, 2013.
  • Scott L. Newbert, PhD, associate professor of Management and Operations and Jonathan P. Doh, PhD, professor of Management and Operations, wrote an article titled, “The Effect of Institutional Quality on Firm Export Performance in Emerging Economies: A Contingency Model of Firm Age and Size,” which was published in Small Business Economics, 40(4), 817-841, 2013.
  • Jonathan P. Doh, PhD, professor of Management and Operations, co-authored an article titled, “The Role of Ideological Radicalism and Resource Homogeneity in Social Movement Organization Campaigns Against Corporations,” which was published in Organization Studies, 34, 755-780, 2013.
  • Jonathan P. Doh, PhD,Pprofessor of Management and Operations, co-authored an article titled, “The Antecedents of Political Capabilities: A Study of Ownership, Cross-Border Activity and Organization at Legacy Airlines in a Deregulatory Context,” which was published in International Business Review, 22(1), 228-242, 2013.
  • Stephen C. Mahar, PhD, associate professor of Management and Operations and Daniel Wright, PhD, associate professor of Management and Operations, wrote an article titled, “Eli Lilly and Company Uses Integer Programming to Form Volunteer Teams in Impoverished Countries,” which was published in Interfaces, 43(3), 268-284, 2013.
  • Stephen C. Mahar, PhD, associate professor of Management and Operations and Daniel Wright, PhD, associate professor of Management and Operations wrote an article titled, “Centralized Nurse Scheduling to Simultaneously Improve Schedule Cost and Nurse Satisfaction,” which was published in . OMEGA, 41(6), 1042-1052, 2013.
  • Scott L. Newbert, PhD, associate professor of Management and Operations and Narda R. Quigley, PhD, associate professor of Management and Operations, wrote an article titled, “Exploring the Evolution of Supporter Networks in the Creation of New Organizations,” which was published in the Journal of Business Venturing, 28(2), 281-298, 2013.
  • Quinetta Roberson, PhD, professor of ,Management and Operations, edited the Oxford Handbook of Diversity and Work, (1st ed.) Oxford, England: Oxford University Press, 2013.
  • Stephen A. Stumpf, PhD, professor of Management and Operations and Walter G. Tymon, PhD, associate professor of Management and Operations wrote an article titled, “Employees and Change Initiatives: Intrinsic Rewards and Feeling Valued,” which was published in the Journal of Business Strategy, 34(2), 21-29, 2013.
  • Julie A. Pirsch, PhD, assistant professor of Marketing and Business Law co-authored an article titled, “Lose 30 Lbs. in 30 Days”: Assigning Responsibility for Deceptive Advertising of Weight-Loss Products,” which was published in the Journal of Social Marketing, 3(1), 56-77, 2013.
  • Charles R. Taylor, PhD, professor of Marketing and Business Law co-authored an article titled, “Social Media and International Advertising: Theoretical Challenges and Future Directions,” which was published in the International Marketing Review, 30(1), 56-71, 2013. 

Board Appointments 

  • John Sedunov, PhD, assistant professor of Finance, was named a committee member for the Financial Management Association in February 2013.
  • John Sedunov, PhD, assistant professor of Finance, was named a Committee Member for the Southern France Association in March 2013.
  • Lucy Chen, PhD, assistant professor of Accountancy and Information Systems was named a Session Chair at the American Accounting Association Annual Meeting in August 2013.
  • Lucy Chen, PhD, assistant professor of Accountancy and Information Systems was named a Discussant for the American Accounting Association Annual Meeting.
  • Danielle R. Lombardi, PhD, Department of Accountancy and Information Systems was appointed as a committee member for the Auditing Section (AAA) Communication Committee in August 2013.
  • Lucy Chen, PhD, assistant professor of Accountancy and Information Systems was named a Committee Member for the American Accounting Association/Professionalism and Ethics Committee. Her term begins in September 2013.

Awards

  • Ronald P. Hill, PhD, Richard J. and Barbara Naclerio Chair in Business and Professor in the Marketing and Business Law Department,  was awarded the Marketing and Society Special Interest Group’s (MASSIG) “Lifetime Achievement Award” in June 2013. Winners of this annual award have contributed a significant body of work in developing and advancing research in the areas of marketing and society, public policy, and/or marketing. This award is given to individuals who exemplify outstanding scholarship in these fields.
  • Ronald P. Hill, PhD, Richard J. and Barbara Naclerio Endowed Chair in Business and Professor in the Marketing and Business Law Department won the 2013 Allan N. Nash Distinguished Doctoral Graduate Award from The Robert H. Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland. The award recognizes one Smith School PhD alumnus annually for outstanding research and teaching, as well as significant service contributions.
  • Noah P. Barsky, PhD, associate professor of Accountancy and Information Systems, was awarded the 2013 Earl Kintner Service Award from the National Association of College Stores on February 22, 2013.
  • Lucy Chen, PhD, assistant professor of Accountancy and Information Systems was awarded a Research Excellence Award from the Center for Global Leadership at Villanova University on March 21, 2013.
  • Christopher P. Kilby, PhD, associate professor  of Economics, was awarded a Research Excellence Award, from the Center for Global Leadership at Villanova University in April 2013.
  • Noah P. Barsky, PhD, associate professor of Accountancy and Information Systems, was awarded the 2013 Lybrand Manuscript Award - Bronze Medal from the Institute of Management Accountants on June 25, 2013.
  • Danielle R. Lombardi, PhD, Department of Accountancy and Information Systems, was awarded the 2013 Strategic and Emerging Technologies Outstanding Dissertation Award from the American Accounting Association in August 2013. 

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