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SOM Faculty News for September and October

The School of Management is proud to celebrate the publications and news of its faculty. Following is news for the months of September and October.



Jisoo ParkJisoo Park, Assistant Professor

Professor Jisoo Park had a publication accepted in Frontiers in Psychology titled, “Communication networks and team performance: selecting members to network positions.” Co-authored with Guo J, Argote L, Kush J and Park J.

She also presented a working paper titled, “How Employing Contractors Affects Organizational Learning: Evidence from U.S. Hospitals” at the Strategic Management Society’s annual meeting conference in October.  The paper has also been nominated for the SMS Annual Conference Best Paper Prize.

Vasilia VasiliouVasilia Vasiliou, Assistant Teaching Professor

Professor Vasilia Vasiliou co-authored a paper titled, “Randomized controlled trial of a group peer mentoring model for U.S. academic medicine research faculty,” which was published in the Journal of Clinical and Translational Science.  Co-authored with Pololi LH, Evans AT, Brimhall-Vargas M, Civian JT, Cooper LA, Gibbs BK, Ninteau K, Vasiliou V, Brennan RT.



Ruixiang WangRuixiang (Ray) Wang, Assistant Professor

Professor Ray Wang published a paper in the Journal of Business Research.  His co-authored paper, “Asset Pricing with Daily Shopper Spending,” was also accepted for presentation at the American Finance Association 2024 Annual Meeting.

In addition, his co-authored paper, “Patrolling the Securities Laws: Towards the SEC’s Investigation of Founder-CEO Firms,” was accepted for presentation at 4th Annual Boca Corporate Finance and Governance Conference as well as the Financial Management Association 2023 Annual Meeting.

Jin Fang photoJin Fang, Assistant Professor

Professor Jin Fang’s paper “Prioritizing Electric Utility Companies for Smart Meter Adoption: Empirical Evidence from the United States,” co-authored by SOM faculty Yue Gao, Jin Fang, and Jing Zhang, was accepted for presentation at INFORMS Annual Meeting 2023.

In addition, the paper “Analytical Framework for Assessing Key Criteria Influencing Ranking Progress: A Study on U.S. Cities,” co-authored with Yasamin Salmani, was accepted for presentation at the Decision Sciences Institute (DSI) 2023 Annual Conference.


Yue GaoYue Gao, Assistant Teaching Professor

Professor Yue Gao had a paper accepted for an oral presentation at the Decision Sciences Institute Annual Conference in Atlanta, GA. The title is, “Internet Use for Health Information among Marginalized Population: Data from 2022 HINTS.”



Atefeh Yazdanparast ArdestaniAtefeh Yazdanparast, Associate Professor

Professor Atefeh Yazdanparast had a paper accepted for publication in the Journal of Business Research, an A level journal according to ABDC ranking. The paper is titled “The effect of color lightness on anticipated product comfort: The role of the lightness-softness cross-modal correspondence.”