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Bauer College Recognizes Faculty During Awards Celebration

Bauer Faculty Honored for Contributions in Teaching, Research and Service

Published on May 6, 2022

The C. T. Bauer College of Business recently recognized faculty members for their contributions in teaching, research and service. College leadership honored awards recipients during a celebration on April 29.

“Bauer College faculty are leaders at every level — within the Bauer College and the University of Houston community, as well as in their respective disciplines and as world-renowned academia and industry experts,” Dean Paul A. Pavlou said. “As our faculty are renowned world-class leaders in research and education, these awards signify their significant contributions in research, teaching, and service.”

“Bauer College has an excellent faculty that is dedicated to teaching, research and service. Our faculty has a positive impact on the lives of our students and in the world of knowledge,” Senior Associate Dean of Faculty Affairs and Cullen Distinguished Chair and Professor of Finance Praveen Kumar said.


Bauer Faculty Awards:


LeRoy and Lucille Melcher Faculty Excellence Awards

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Research:

  • Derek Avery, C. T. Bauer Chair of Inclusive Leadership, Department of Management & Leadership
  • Bin Li, Assistant Professor, Department of Accountancy & Taxation
  • Kris Jacobs, C. T. Bauer Professor of Finance, Department of Finance
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Teaching:

  • Melanie Rudd, Associate Professor, Department of Marketing & Entrepreneurship
  • Dale Rude, Associate Professor, Department of Management & Leadership
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Service:

  • Tom George, Bauer Professor of Finance, Department of Finance
  • Seshadri Tirunillai, Michael J. Cemo Associate Professor of Marketing, Department of Marketing & Entrepreneurship
  • Dusya Vera, Professor, Department of Management & Leadership

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Wayne and Kathryn Payne Excellence Awards

  • Jinghui (Jove) Hou, Visiting Assistant Professor, Department of Decision & Information Sciences
  • Kelly McCormick, Professor of Practice, Department of Marketing & Entrepreneurship
  • Stephen Wilbur, Lecturer, Department of Marketing & Entrepreneurship

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Innovation in Experiential Learning Awards

  • Graduate Course: Dusya Vera, Professor, Department of Management & Leadership
  • Undergraduate Course: Steve Koch, Senior Professor of Practice, Department of Marketing & Entrepreneurship

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Innovation in Instructional Technology Awards

  • Carolyn Miles, Senior Professor of Practice, Department of Accountancy & Taxation
  • Olivia Miljanic, Director of Global Studies/Director, Full-time MBA and Instructional Assistant Professor, Department of Management & Leadership

Executive MBA GREAT Excellence Award

  • Alan Witt, Professor, Department of Management & Leadership

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Ostrofsky Award

  • Keran Zhao, Assistant Professor, Department of Decision & Information Sciences

Behavioral Research Assistance Grant Awardees

Department of Decision & Information Sciences:

  • Jinghui (Jove) Hou, Visiting Assistant Professor
  • Lianlian (Dorothy) Jiang, Assistant Professor
  • Meng Li, Bauer Fellow and Associate Professor
  • Xiao Ma, Faculty Director of MS in Business Analytics and Associate Professor

Department of Finance:

  • Antonio Gargano, Assistant Professor

Department of Management & Leadership:

  • Leanne Atwater, C. T. Bauer Professor of Leadership & Management
  • Sana (Shih-chi) Chiu, Assistant Professor
  • David Sullivan, Assistant Professor

Department of Marketing & Entrepreneurship:

  • Ye Hu, Conn Fellow Associate Professor
  • Melanie Rudd, Associate Professor, Department of Marketing & Entrepreneurship

University of Houston Faculty Awards - 2022 Teaching Excellence Award

  • Marina Sebastijanovic, Professional MBA Program Director and Instructional Assistant Professor, Department of Management & Leadership