Faculty Accomplishments: July-September 2015

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Sara Alhouti wrote a paper titled “Corporate Social Responsibility Authenticity: Investigating Its Antecedents and Impact on Consumers” along with co-authors Catherine Johnson and Betsy Bugg Holloway. The paper will be published in the Journal of Business Research.

Deirdre Bird, Helen Caldwell & Rae Caloura were invited to present their paper called “Millennials and Sustainability: Interest, Awareness and Buyer Behavior in the Apparel Industry” at the American Society for Competitiveness Conference in Washington, D.C., in October. This paper explores the notion that, contrary to a popular belief, millennials are neither interested in nor aware of apparel companies’ efforts to be sustainable. Bird, Caldwell, and Caloura intend to follow this initial study with a quantitative analysis investigating the relative value of sustainability promotion by members of the apparel industry.

Julia Camp, Christine Earley & Judith Morse co-wrote the paper “The Use of Alternative Quiz Formats to Enhance Students’ Experiences in the Introductory Accounting Course” that was published in Advances in Accounting Education: Teaching and Curriculum Innovations. The paper discusses how the use of different quiz formats in introductory financial accounting courses can enhance students’ outlooks about their performance in the course.

Daniel Horne co-wrote an article called “Gift Cards: a Review and Research Agenda” with Neil Bendle that has been accepted for publication in the International Review of Retail, Distribution and Consumer Behavior.

Michael Kraten gave a presentation titled “Teaching Ethics Using Social Media” at the Annual Ethics Workshop of the American Accounting Association in Chicago in August.

Additionally, he is now a contributing writer for NextGen, a magazine and blog that the New York State Society of CPAs publishes for millennial-generation CPAs and accounting students.

Marcin Krolikowski wrote a paper titled “Incentive Pay and Acquirer Returns – The Impact of Sarbanes-Oxley,” which has been accepted for publication in the Quarterly Review of Economics and Finance.

Brian Lamoureux was interviewed in August on NBC10 and twice on NECN to discuss the dark side of social media.

He was also interviewed for an article in Rhode Island Lawyers Weekly about Rhode Island’s new identity theft protection law.

Sylvia Maxfield was featured in the July issue of Latin America Advisor in the article “How Can Women in the Region Crack the Glass Ceiling?” In the article, she addresses issues regarding women business leaders in Latin America.

Additionally, she presented her paper titled “Lessons from the History of Over-the-Counter Derivatives Regulation” during the Politics of Regulating Global Derivatives Markets After the 2008 Crisis workshop at Balsillie School of International Affairs in Ontario in September.

Deirdre Snyder presented her paper titled “Organizational Reattachment: Quantifying the Benefits of Boomerang Employees,” along with co-author Virginia Stewart, at the annual meeting of Academy of Management in Vancouver in August.

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