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August 24, 2005

Faculty Fellows Announced

Four faculty fellows were announced today by College of Business Dean Avijit Ghosh. Their appointments reflect their contributions to the College and their professions.

Rajshree Argarwal.

Rajshree Agarwal, Associate Professor, Department of Business Administration, James F. Towey Faculty Fellow
Agarwal teaches business policy and strategy. Her research interests include innovation and technological change. Recent projects focus on knowledge transfer through employee entrepreneurship, experience based advantages in new product markets and influence of dynamic knowledge based capabilities on firm performance.

Jeffrey Brown.

Jeffrey Brown, Associate Professor, Department of Finance, Julian Simon Memorial Faculty Fellow
Brown teaches courses in financial economics and employee benefits. His research interests include public and private insurance markets, including annuities, life insurance, long-term care insurance, pensions, and Social Security.

Allen Poteshman.

Allen Poteshman, Associate Professor, Department of Finance, James F. Towey Faculty Fellow
Poteshman teaches courses in futures and options as well as investments tp PhD students. His research interests include option pricing, behavioral finance, and econometrics.

Michael Pratt.

Michael Pratt, Associate Professor, Department of Business Administration, James F. Towey Faculty Fellow
Pratt teaches courses in organizational behavior, human resource management, and qualitative research methods. His research focuses on organizational culture and symbolism, the management and consequences of conflicting ideologies and identities, organizational attachment, organizational sensemaking, and intuitive decision-making.


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