The faculty of Columbia Business School continues to be at the forefront of scholarship and instruction, garnering widespread attention across academic, policy, and media circles for its broad knowledge, valuable insights, and influential research. In addition to publishing articles in leading journals, many faculty members received prestigious honors for their work during the past year.

For his contributions to consumer psychology, Eric Johnson, the Norman Eig Professor of Business, received the Distinguished Scientific Achievement Award from the Society of Consumer Psychology. Patrick Bolton, the Barbara and David Zalaznick Professor of Business, and Tano Santos, the David L. and Elsie M. Dodd Professor of Finance, received the Jaime Fernández Araoz Corporate Finance Award for their paper “Cream Skimming in Financial Markets,” which they co-wrote with their colleague José Scheinkman of Princeton University. The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences awarded Andreas Mueller, an assistant professor in the Finance and Economics Division, the 2012 Arnbergska Prize for his dissertation research on the pool of unemployed workers in the United States from 1979 to 2008.

Faculty members also received recognition for their commitment to excellence and innovation in the classroom. Daniel Ames, a professor in the Management Division, Michael Johannes, a professor in the Finance and Economics Division, and Doron Nissim, the Ernst & Young Professor of Accounting and Finance, received Dean’s Prizes for Teaching Excellence. Mark Broadie, the Carson Family Professor of Business, was appointed vice dean of teaching, a new position designed to enhance collaboration and coordination across courses. Professor Broadie will also head the Arthur J. Samberg Institute for Teaching Excellence and serve as a teaching mentor.

Costis Maglaras, the David and Lyn Silfen Professor of Business, joined John Donaldson, the Mario J. Gabelli Professor of Finance, as co-director of Columbia Business School’s Doctoral Program. Together, Professors Maglaras and Donaldson have reinvigorated the program by enhancing the curriculum and developing outreach initiatives. The establishment of new doctoral fellowships and funding opportunities is attracting more applications to the program.

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