Faculty Notes: January-February 2017

Faculty Notes: January-February 2017


Associate Professor Antoinette Smith gave a talk titled “Building & Leaving a Lasting Impression with Your Professor,” at the FIU Live Learn Grow Personal & Professional Development series, held January 26, 2017 on the Modesto A. Maidique Campus.

Clinical Professor Frederick Perry appeared in a live interview on CNN en Español in a segment on CNN Dinero titled “La telefonía celular y la batalla de los chips,” which aired on February 7, 2017.

Department of Information Systems and Business Analytics

Assistant Professor Hemang Subramanian’s paper titled “Decentralized blockchain based marketplaces” which has been accepted for publication in Communications of the ACM.

Clinical Professor Carlos Parra gave a live interview on CNN en Español in a segment titled “Apple: a la vanguardia o rezagado,” which aired January 10, 2017.

Monica Chiarini Tremblay, associate professor and department chair, presented “Recycling and Repurposing data for Business Insight: Understanding the relationship between inferential utility and institutional practices in user generated electronic documentation,” at the Fox School of Business at Temple University on February 17, 2017.

Department of Management & International Business

Professor Carolina Gomez was a panelist in the WorldCity 17th Annual Global Economic Outlook event held January 27, 2017 in Coral Gables. Gomez also was named president of the Iberoamerican Academy of Management, which is part of the Academy of Management.

Gomez, along with Associate Professor Kimberly Taylor and former faculty member Cecilia Alvarez authored a paper titled “The effects of Hispanic bilinguals language use and stereotype activation on negotiations outcomes,” published in the March issue of the Journal of Business Research.

Jerry Haar, clinical professor, wrote an op-ed column titled “Latin America must be bold,” for the Miami Herald, which ran on January 4. Haar also authored an article titled “To Compete, Miami must brew winning formula,” for Miami Today, which ran on January 26.

Associate Dean Sumit Kundu was quoted in a story titled “Going Global: Why Startups Shouldn’t Shy Away From International Expansion,” in Business News Daily, which ran on January 27.

Modesto A. Maidique, Alvah H. Chapman, Jr. Eminent Scholar Chair in Leadership, was quoted in an article in the Miami Herald, “Miami Dade paying $350,000 to send top administrators to FIU leadership course,” that appeared in the Miami Herald on March 1, 2017.

Juan I. Sanchez, Knight Ridder Byron Harless Eminent Scholar Chair in Management, participated in the annual meeting of the U.S. State Department Board of Examiners of the Foreign Civil Service, held in Washington, D.C. on February 24, in his capacity as a board member. Sanchez also sat on an expert panel charged with developing a competency model for occupations involving infant/toddler caregivers, assembled by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Planning Research and Evaluation, held in Washington, D.C., on January 4th.

Sanchez also coauthored a paper titled “Measurement Invariance of the Satisfaction with Life Scale Across 26 Countries,” accepted for publication by the Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology. In addition, he co-authored “Getting the global band together: Best practices in organizing and managing international research teams,” which has been accepted for publication in Handbook of the Global Work-family Interface, published by Cambridge University Press.

Sanchez was interviewed in a Cindy Krischer Goodman column titled “Job burnout? How to recognize it, how to cure it and how to avoid it,” which appeared in the Miami Herald January 30, 2017.

“The Role of Economic Development and Perceived Growth Opportunities in Employee Reactions to Mergers and Acquisitions: A Study of the Merger Syndrome Across 29 Countries” Sanchez, which was co-authored by Sanchez and Samantha Pautian-Underdahl, assistant professor, Stav Fainshmidt, assistant professor, and graduate teaching assistants Everlyne Misati, Yue Zhao and Haoran Zheng was accepted for publication in Group & Organization Management.

Department of Marketing

Visiting Instructor Gustavo Mosquera participated in a live interview on CNN en Español in a segment on CNN Dinero titled “El cierre de reconocidas tiendas en EE.UU.,” which aired on January 11, 2017.

Mosquera again appeared on CNN Dinero in a segment titled “El Super Bowl 51 y la economía del deporte,” which aired on February 7, 2017.

Tibor and Sheila Hollo School of Real Estate

Assistant Professor and MSIRE Faculty Director Eli Beracha co-authored a paper titled “The 4% rule: Does real estate make a difference?” that was accepted for publication by the Journal of Property Research.

In a story that ran on January 2, 2017 titled “Luxury Apartment Boom Looks Set to Fizzle in 2017,” in The Wall Street Journal quoted a national index that tracks real estate, which is co-produced by faculty members of Florida Atlantic University and Florida International University.

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