BLOOMINGTON, Ind. — The Indiana University Kelley School of Business recently recognized faculty at Bloomington and Indianapolis for their research impact.
Fei Gao, assistant professor of operations and decision technologies, received Kelley’s Early Career Research Impact Award, which recognizes the research contributions of a pre-tenured faculty member’s body of work. Gao’s award-winning research focuses on omnichannel retail operations, with a recent emphasis on companies’ social and environmental responsible strategies.
Alan Dennis, professor of information systems and the John T. Chambers Chair of Internet Systems, received the school’s Distinguished Career Research Impact Award, which recognizes a tenured professor’s entire body of research. Dennis has published more than 120 journal articles and has won 20 awards for his research. His research has also been cited over 30,000 times, showing his extensive impact and continued relevance in the field.
With a new structure for research awards, faculty in accounting; business economics and public policy; business, law and ethics; finance; management and entrepreneurship; marketing; and operations and decision technologies were also recognized for their impactful publications.
“Kelley School faculty focus extensively on pushing the boundaries of academic knowledge and engaging in cutting-edge research that offers meaningful direction for decision makers in companies, government, and other organizations,” said Rebecca Slotegraaf, associate dean for research, professor of marketing and the Neal Gilliatt Chair. “We celebrate the accomplishments of these scholars and the research of other Kelley professors whose work leaves a lasting legacy.”
Those receiving Kelley Research Awards were:
- Amrou Awaysheh, Mark Frohlich and Barbara Flynn, who were co-authors of “To err is human: Exploratory multilevel analysis of supply chain delivery delays” in the Journal of Operations Management.
- Suneal Bedi, assistant professor of business law and ethics, who wrote “The Myth of the Chilling Effect” in the Harvard Journal of Law & Technology.
- Juan Bu, assistant professor of management and entrepreneurship; Eric Zhao, associate professor of strategy and entrepreneurship and the Samuel and Pauline Glaubinger Professor of Entrepreneurship; and Krista Li, associate professor of marketing and Weimer Faculty Fellow, who were co-authors of “Multilevel optimal distinctiveness: Examining the impact of within‐ and between‐organization distinctiveness of product design on market performance” in Strategic Management Journal.
- Yadav Gopalan, assistant professor of accounting, who wrote “The Effects of Ratings Disclosure by Bank Regulators” in the Journal of Accounting and Economics.
- Jonathan Helm, associate professor of operations and decision technologies and the W.W. Grainger Inc. Faculty Fellow, co-authored “Timing it right: Balancing Inpatient Congestion vs. Readmission Risk at Discharge” in Operations Research.
- Craig Holden, formerly the Gregg T. and Judith A. Summerville Chair of Finance, who passed away in 2021, was recognized for his co-authored article “What is the impact of introducing a parallel OTC market? Theory and evidence from the Chinese interbank FX market,” in Journal of Financial Economics, with Volodymyr Lugovskyy and Daniela Puzzello of the Department of Economics in IU’s College of Arts & Sciences.
- Mansur Khamitov, assistant professor of marketing, who co-authored “They’re Just Not That into You: How to Leverage Existing Consumer-Brand Relationships Through Social Psychological Distance” in the Journal of Marketing.
- Haizhen Lin, associate professor and associate chair of business economics and public policy, a Weimer Faculty Fellow and co-director of the Institute for Business Analytics, who co-authored “Hospital Pricing Following Integration with Physician Practices” in the Journal of Health Economics.
- Ken Merkley, professor of accounting and Conrad Prebys Professor, who co-authored “Human versus Machine: A Comparison of Robo-Analyst and Traditional Analyst Investment Recommendations” in The Accounting Review.
- Alessandro Previtero, associate professor of finance, who co-authored “The Misguided Beliefs of Financial Advisors” in the Journal of Finance.
- Sagar Samtani, assistant professor of operations and decision technologies, who co-authored “Linking Exploits from the Dark Web to Known Vulnerabilities for Proactive Cyber Threat Intelligence: An Attention-Based Deep Structured Semantic Model” inMIS Quarterly.
- Trent Williams, associate professor of strategic management and entrepreneurship and the William L. Haeberle Professor of Entrepreneurship, who co-authored, “Ruminating on What You Think of Me: A Grounded Model of Construed Image Work,” in Academy of Management Journal.
- Jun Yang, chairperson of finance, Conrad Prebys Professor of Finance and director of the Institute for Corporate Governance, who published “Paying by Donating: Corporate Donations Affiliated with Independent Directors” in The Review of Financial Studies.
- Haewon Yoon, assistant professor of marketing, who co-authored “Early Cost Realization and College Choice” in the Journal of Marketing Research.