Faculty


UConn’s Real Estate Program Ranked #3 in the World

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The Center for Real Estate and Urban Economic Studies is ranked among the Top 3 programs worldwide in research excellence, and boasts two of the most productive contributors to prestigious real-estate academic journals.

The Journal of Real Estate Literature ranked real estate programs based on the number of research articles accepted by the top three academic journals in the industry between 2016 and 2020. UConn had previously ranked Number 7.Continue Reading


Six Faculty Earn Promotions: ‘I Was Fortunate to Find Amazing Colleagues and Scholars at UConn’

(Peter Morenus / UConn)
(Peter Morenus / UConn)

Six faculty members at the School of Business have earned promotions, with several citing their colleagues as being instrumental in their success.
“We have a truly outstanding group of faculty promoted to the rank of associate and full professor,” said Lucy Gilson, Associate Dean of Faculty and Outreach. “Every one of these newly promoted faculty excels in the classroom and is committed to their students. They have all made valuable research contributions and been willing to share their business expertise both inside and outside of the classroom.” Continue Reading


Innovative Teaching Award Given to ‘Curious, Fearless and Genuinely Caring’ Professor Leanne Adams

Leanne Adams posing with members of the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) in 2019. (Contributed Photo)
Leanne Adams posing with members of the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) in 2019. (Contributed Photo)

Professor Leanne Adams knew that her young accounting students were going to be facing more than just homework challenges during the pandemic.Continue Reading


Two Business Professors Lauded For Being Among the Best of the Best

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Assistant professor of marketing Kelly Herd (Nathan Oldham / UConn School of Business)
Assistant professor of marketing Kelly Herd (Nathan Oldham / UConn School of Business)

Management Professor Nora Madjar (Nathan Oldham / UConn School of Business
Management Professor Nora Madjar (Nathan Oldham / UConn School of Business)

The UConn Chapter of the American Association of University Professors has recognized business professors Nora Madjar and Kelly Herd for teaching and innovation excellence. Continue Reading




OPIM Professor Bob Day’s Work Recognized by Nobel-Prize Winner

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Most people appreciate having their expertise and work acknowledged, but exponentially so when the praise comes from a highly respected Nobel Prize winner.

“I was both thrilled and humbled to have professor Paul Milgrom highlight our joint work in his recent Nobel Prize lecture,” said Bob Day, associate dean for undergraduate programs in the School of Business and a professor of Operations and Information Management.Continue Reading


Accounting Professor Mo Hussein Recognized for Excellence by UConn Provost

Professor Mohammed "Mo" Hussein (Nathan Oldham / UConn School of Business)
Professor Mohammed “Mo” Hussein (Nathan Oldham / UConn School of Business)

Accounting professor Mohamed “Mo” Hussein has received the Provost’s Outstanding Service Award

for his contributions to the university.

The award honors faculty whose contribution exceeds expectations and whose work is exemplary in enhancing UConn’s teaching, research service or engagement.Continue Reading


Professor Katherine Pancak Becomes Academic Director of Stamford Business Program

Professor Katherine Pancak, new academic director of Stamford business programs. (Nathan Oldham / UConn School of Business)
Professor Katherine Pancak, new academic director of Stamford business programs. (Nathan Oldham / UConn School of Business)

Professor Katherine Pancak, a well-respected finance and real estate professor and champion of the Stamford campus, has been named as the Academic Director of Business at the Fairfield-County campus.Continue Reading


We Can Get Vaccines To People Faster: A Supply Chain Management Perspective

UConn Today – Last year, when the number of COVID-19 cases and deaths continued to climb, we put our hopes on the development of vaccines. When the good news came about the efficacy of the Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna vaccines in November – practically medical miracles developed in record time – we believed we could soon vaccinate our way out of this crisis, and reach the herd immunity needed to get life back to normal.Continue Reading