In response to the Russian invasion and ongoing war in Ukraine, the A. B. Freeman School of Business will fund at least $10,000 in grants to promote the research and visions of Ukrainian scholars and educators. Grant recipients will deliver virtual lectures and seminars on a range of topics related to sustaining and rebuilding the country and its culture.
The Freeman School jumped seven spots to No. 34 in the latest U.S. News & World Report ranking of undergraduate business programs. The ranking, which was published on Sept. 12 as part of U.S. News’ 2022-23 Best Colleges report, is Freeman’s highest for undergraduate business in more than 20 years.
Stuart Haselden (MBA ’98), CEO of outerwear and equipment company Arc’teryx, will discus his experience leading retail through the pandemic as well as lessons learned throughout his career as the Freeman School’s 2022 R.W. Freeman Distinguished Lecturer.
The A. B. Freeman School of Business is pleased to announce the appointment of five faculty members for the 2022-23 academic year. The appointments, which were effective July 1, include four tenure-track assistant professors and one professor of practice.
Harry Gestetner (BSM ’22) graduated in May, with four successful years at Tulane University behind him, which included launching Fanfix, the tech startup he created less than a year earlier. Last month, he sold it for eight figures.
Zack Bhan’s paper “Multiyear Impact of Backorder Delays: A Quasi-Experimental Approach,” co-authored with Eric Anderson of Northwestern University, has been accepted for publication in Marketing Science.
Amin Sabzehzar’s paper “Putting Religious Bias in Context: How Offline and Online Context Shape Religious Bias in Online Pro-social Lending,” co-authored with Gordon Burtch of Boston University, Yili Hong of the University of Miami and T.S. Raghu of Arizona State, has been accepted for publication in MIS Quarterly.
Eugina Leung’s paper “Consumer Preference for Formal Address and Informal Address from Warm Brands and Competent Brands,” co-authored with Anne-Sophie Lenoir of Branding Science, Stefano Puntoni of Erasmus University and Stijn van Osselaer of Cornell University, has been accepted for publication in Journal of Consumer Psychology.
Claire Senot’s paper “Novelty and Scope of Process Innovation: The Role of Related and Unrelated Manufacturing Experience,” co-authored with Ivan Lugovoi of Kühne Logistics University and Dimitrios Andritsos of HEC Paris, has been accepted for publication in Production and Operations Management.