“The profession has done so much for me,” the Bryant accounting professor writes. “The opportunity to make a positive difference in somebody else’s life and my community is a sacred obligation."
End-of-year Bryant faculty awards were also presented to Allison Butler, Heather Lacey, and Sukki Yoon.
A chapter she co-wrote for "Advances in Accounting Education" is deemed "one of the most impressive pieces of work the team has seen throughout 2014.”
Presented by the Darla Moore School of Business at the U. of South Carolina, the award recognizes the course "Corporate Social Responsibility in the Global Supply Chain."
Associate Professor of Anthropology, African Studies, and Music will be working at the School of African and Oriental Studies on a project analyzing the contemporary commercialization of African music.
One group has filed a provisional patent for new compounds for an antibiotic; another is exploring how legacy pollution has affected the Providence River estuary.
Working with Chinese researchers and archaeologists, professors Yang, Leng, and their students identified short periods of drought that opened new areas for rice farming.
The mathematics professor found that 56 percent who declare a major as Bryant first-year students graduated in that same major.
“It’s ... a stronger predictor of poor academic performance than is the use of recreational drugs," Professor of Applied Psychology says.
He has the ear of leading business and finance publications when it comes to perspective on issues involving saving, credit risk, and fair lending.
Professor of Mathematics and Computer Information Systems Alan Olinsky, Ph.D., is the 2015 winner of the SAS Distinguished Professor Award.
The funds will help each foster collaboration with universities around the world.