Faculty in the News

Elevating Accounting Expertise: Professor Harold G. Martin, Jr., Recognized Among Forbes' Top 200 CPAs
Elevating Accounting Expertise: Professor Harold G. Martin, Jr., Recognized Among Forbes' Top 200 CPAs

Harold G. Martin, Jr., an adjunct professor at William & Mary’s Raymond A. Mason School of Business and a Director in Keiter’s Valuation and Forensic Services Practice, has been acknowledged by Forbes as one of America’s Top 200 CPAs for the year 2024. This prestigious recognition underscores his profound impact on the field of accounting and his unwavering commitment to excellence.

2024 Faculty Awards Celebrating Academic Excellence and Innovation
2024 Faculty and Student Awards: Celebrating Academic Excellence and Innovation

We are delighted to announce the recipients of this year's 2024 Raymond A. Mason School of Business faculty and student awards, recognizing our faculty's exceptional dedication, innovative research, outstanding contributions, and student achievements. These accolades celebrate the hard work and commitment to excellence that define our academic community. Join us in congratulating the following faculty and students who have distinguished themselves through their remarkable achievements and unwavering pursuit of knowledge.

McGlothlin Teaching Awards Given to Exceptional Business and Law Professors
McGlothlin Teaching Award Given to Exceptional Business and Law Professors

The 2024 McGlothlin Award for Exceptional Teaching has been granted to Professor Ronald L. Hess, Lawrence J. Ring Executive MBA Associate Professor of Business, from the Raymond A. Mason School of Business and Professor Laura A. Heymann, James G. Cutler Professor of Law, from William & Mary's Law School.

Empowering Employees and Fostering Meaningful Work: Professor David Long's Insights on the Power of Variety
Empowering Employees and Fostering Meaningful Work: Professor David Long's Insights on the Power of Variety

Professor David Long, an associate professor at William & Mary's Raymond A. Mason School of Business, is a thought leader in employee empowerment and job satisfaction. He emphasizes the importance of variety at work as a key factor in fostering team member empowerment and meaningful work. In a world where millions of workers are quitting their jobs, understanding and addressing the needs and desires of employees is crucial for retaining high performers and improving morale and engagement.

Business Smarts Biz Schools Begin Prepping Students for Work’s AI Future
Business smarts: Biz schools begin prepping students for work’s AI future

Since the public debut of OpenAI’s ChatGPT generative artificial intelligence platform in November 2022, business leaders have been avidly exploring the benefits and potentials of generative AI. And business schools have accordingly come to see the need to integrate AI training into their curricula to ensure graduates are prepared to succeed in fast-changing workplaces where generative AI may be here to stay.

Navigating the Data Highway
Navigating the Data Highway with Professor Rajiv Kohli: Smart Cars and Privacy Concerns

With rapidly advancing technology, our vehicles are no longer just modes of transportation; they have evolved into sophisticated data hubs on wheels. Connected smart cars, equipped with an array of sensors and communication systems, have the potential to revolutionize our driving experience. However, as these vehicles gather and transmit vast amounts of data, it raises important questions about individual privacy, security, and the need for regulatory oversight.

Michael Luchs
How Wisely Are You Spending Your Money?

For the past few years, Dr. Michael Luchs and his team have used survey data to test and refine the many dimensions of consumer wisdom. As a result, they developed the first-ever Consumer Wisdom Scale (CWS) which measures the six dimensions of consumer wisdom.

COVID Dashboard
Mason School Faculty Publish Research on Effectiveness of COVID-19 Dashboards

Wilck, McCoy, and Pietz surveyed 25 different publicly available data analytics dashboards, 18 of which were endorsed by the Center for Disease Control (CDC), representative of five different sectors including academia, research, government, news, and independent sources.

Professors Vladimir Atanasov and John Merrick
Mason School Professors Recognized for Research Study on Bond-Fund Investment Tactics

William & Mary Raymond A. Mason School of Business Professors Vladimir Atanasov and John Merrick, along with their colleague Philipp Schuster of the University of Stuttgart, recently published their study on the pricing of small mortgage security odd lots and special bond-fund investments they label single-fund securities.

Professors Allred and McSweeney
Enjoying the Fellowship of Clare Hall: Professor Tom McSweeney and Professor Brent Allred

For Brent Allred, a professor at the Raymond A. Mason School of Business, and Tom McSweeney, a professor at William & Mary Law School, semester-long residencies in 2019 at Clare Hall offered time to concentrate on their scholarship, engage with an international group of fellows and graduate students from different disciplines, and enjoy Cambridge’s centuries-old grounds, history and traditions.

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Q&A: Inga Carboni on networking in the New Year

Inga Carboni, an associate professor at William & Mary's Raymond A. Mason School of Business, is the author of 2019's "Connect the Dots How to Build, Nurture, and Leverage Your Network to Achieve Your Personal and Professional Goals."

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Karen Locke Receives Distinguished Career Award

Earlier this summer, Karen Locke, the Pat and Margaret Walsh Professor in Leadership and Ethics at the Raymond A. Mason School of Business, was awarded the Academy of Management's Research Methods Division Distinguished Career Award.

Jefferson Lab
W&M professors analyze Jefferson Lab economic, intellectual impact

Just how much the presence of the Department of Energy’s Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility influences Hampton Roads, Virginia and the world is evident in two William & Mary professors’ recent economic impact study on the facility.