The 2015-2016 Dean’s Research Award was presented to Dr. Debra Comer, Professor of Management and Entrepreneurship; Dr. Veronika Ilyuk-Morace, Assistant Professor of Marketing and International Business; and Dr. Andrew Spieler, Professor of Finance.
Dr. Comer’s article, titled “Highlighting Moral Courage in the Business Ethics Course” is published in the Journal of Business Ethics. Her article addresses a critical issue in business today and has significant contribution to literature, business life and educational programs.
Dr. Ilyuk Morace’s article titled “The Effects of Single-Serve Packaging on Consumption Closure and Judgements of Product Efficacy” is published in the Journal of Consumer Research and has major implications for marketers, consumers and public policy.
Dr. Andrew Spieler’s article titled “Elective Stock Dividends and REITs: Evidence from the Financial Crisis” is published in Real Estate Economics has major implications for investment policies and reducing risk under the conditions of financial volatility.
The 2015-2106 Dean’s Service Award was honored to Dr. Ralph Polimeni for his approaching 50 years of exemplary service to Hofstra University.