Dr. Shuguang Liu, Dr. Joel Neuman, and Dr. Surinder Tikoo received the Distinguished Service Award, Distinguished Teaching Award, and Distinguished Research Award, respectively. The awards recognize members of the School's faculty who demonstrated outstanding service, teaching, and research effectiveness.
Dr. Hadi Salavitabar, Dean of the School of Business, commented that Dr. Liu, Associate Professor of Management Information Systems, "is one of the most active and effective faculty leaders in our school. He is always available and willing to work hard in helping our students, improving our programs, mentoring faculty members, and making our School a better to place."
Dr. Neuman, Associate Professor of Management, has extensive prior experience as an executive in the private sector and is involved in ongoing activities in research, scholarship, and management consulting. "Dr. Neuman's students are exposed to cutting-edge research and thinking through extensive readings, classroom discussions, and case analyses," said Dr. Salavitabar. A detailed description, "Featured: Workplace aggression and violence," of Dr. Neuman's research is included in this newsletter.
Dr. Tikoo, Professor of Marketing and International Business, researches franchising, consumer decision-making, and the interface of finance and marketing. He has 21 publications in prominent venues and his research has been cited in prestigious journals, Ph.D. theses, development bank reports, conference proceedings, and books. His articles have been used as reading materials in doctoral, MBA, and undergraduate courses in business programs at several universities.