Wednesday, September 5, 2012

What are Your Faculty Up To?

One of the most motivating and impressive features of studying Business and Economics at The Catholic University of America is the access to extraordinary faculty. As Dr. Abela mentioned in his orientation presentation for new students, our faculty put the phrase, “those who can’t do, teach” to shame. Our faculty members have held top executive positions with Fortune 500 companies, they’ve been presidential appointees, they’ve been Fulbright Scholars, they’ve been named “DC Professor of the Year” and they’ve traveled the globe for business and research—needless to say, our professors teach and they do.

For this reason, over the course of the fall semester, our department will host a “Faculty Research Series” which will highlight the recent work of several remarkable professors.

These lectures will take place in the Edward J. Pryzbyla Center, Room 327 at 1 PM on the days indicated below. They are open to all who wish to attend. Please see the schedule below for more detailed information.

Monday, September 17th
Dr. Jamshed Uppal, associate professor of finance: “Extreme Loss Risk in Financial Turbulence - Evidence from Global Financial Crisis.”

Monday October 1st
Dr. Rick Cummings, associate professor of accounting at University of Wisconsin-Whitewater: “Accounting Education Pedagogy for the 21st Century.”

Monday, November 5th
Dr. Frederic Sautet, visiting associate professor of economics: “What is Austrian Economics?”

Monday, November 19th
Dr. Martha Cruz-Zuniga, clinical assistant professor of economics: "Achieving Sustainable Development: An Integral Economic Approach."

Monday, December 3rd
Dr. Brian T. Engelland, professor of marketing: “Virtue Ethics and Pre-Employment Testing of Sales Professionals.”

Come join us for these informative and important lectures.

Stewart McHie
Director, Master of Science in Business Analysis

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