Appointments and Promotions

New Faculty Chairs Named

Fishbach

Ayelet Fishbach is Jeffrey Breakenridge Keller Professor of Behavioral Science and Marketing. Fishbach, previously professor of behavioral science and marketing, joined the Booth faculty in 2002. Her research is concentrated in social psychology and emphasizes decision making, emotion, and motivation. Fishbach has been widely published in psychology and marketing journals, including the Journal of Consumer Research, the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, and Psychological ScienceShe also is an associate editor of the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology and has served on several editorial boards. Fishbach has received several awards, including the Provost's Teaching Award from the University of Chicago (2007).

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Hsieh


Chang-Tai Hsieh
is Phyllis and Irwin Winkelried Professor of Economics. Hsieh, previously professor of economics, joined the Booth faculty in 2008. His research is concentrated in economic growth and development. Hsieh has been published in several economic journals, including the American Economic Reviewthe Journal of Political Economy, and the Quarterly Journal of Economics He is a research associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research and is the recipient of several awards and fellowships, including the Sun Yefang Prize from the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences and a Sloan Research Fellowship. He is also an academician of Academia Sinica.

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McCulloch


Robert McCulloch
is Katherine Dusak Miller Professor of Econometrics and Statistics. McCulloch rejoined the Booth faculty from his most recent position as professor of statistics at the University of Texas at Austin. He previously taught at Chicago Booth from 1985 until 2008. McCulloch's research is concentrated in Bayesian statistics with applications in data mining, finance, and marketing. He has been published in several journals, including the Journal of the American Statistical Association, the Journal of Business and Economic Statistics, and the Journal of Econometrics.

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Polson


Nicholas Polson
is Robert Law, Jr. Professor of Econometrics and Statistics. Polson, previously professor of econometrics and statistics, joined the Booth faculty in 1991. His research includes work on financial econometrics, Markov chain Monte Carlo methods, particle learning, and Bayesian inference. He has contributed several new algorithms to his fields of study. Polson is an associate editor of the Journal of the American Statistical Association and has been published in several journals, including the Journal of the American Statistical Association, the Journal of Finance, the Review of Financial Studies, and Statistical Science. He also edited the books Bayesian Inference Volumes I and II and served as editor of the Journal of Econometrics. 

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Faculty Promotions

Hans Christensen has been promoted to associate professor from assistant professor of accounting. Christensen joined the Booth faculty in 2008 and studies international accounting harmonization, mandatory IFRS adoption, and disclosure behavior.  

Veronica Guerrieri has been promoted to professor from associate professor of economics. Guerrieri joined the Booth in 2006 and studies macroeconomics, search theory, labor and financial market frictions, dynamic contracting, and growth theory.

Zhiguo He has been promoted to associate professor from assistant professor of finance. He is also Robert King Steel Faculty Fellow. He joined the Booth faculty in 2008 and studies contracting theories and agency frictions in financial markets, which have implications on macroeconomics.

Ralph Koijen has been promoted to associate professor from assistant professor of finance. He is also Neubauer Family Faculty Fellow. Koijen joined the Booth faculty in 2008 and studies decentralized and delegated investment management, real estate finance, household finance, asset pricing, and financial econometrics.

Adair Morse has been promoted to asso.ciate professor from assistant professor of finance. Morse joined the Booth faculty in 2007 and studies household finance, entrepreneurship, corporate governance, and asset management.

Brent Neiman has been promoted to associate professor from assistant professor of economics. He is also Neubauer Family Faculty Fellow. Neiman joined the Booth faculty in 2008 and studies international macro.economics and trade.

Valeri Nikolaev has been promoted to associate professor from assistant professor of accounting. Nikolaev joined the Booth faculty in 2007 and studies the intersection of financial reporting and corporate finance.

Ralph Ossa has been promoted to associate professor from assistant professor of economics. He is also Neubauer Family Faculty Fellow. Ossa joined the Booth faculty in 2008 and studies international trade.

Stavros Panageas has been promoted to associate professor from assistant professor of finance. Panageas joined the Booth faculty in 2008 and studies asset pricing and macroeconomics.

Elizabeth Pontikes has been promoted to associate professor from assistant professor of organizations and strategy. She is also Neubauer Family Faculty Fellow. Pontikes joined the Booth fac.ulty in 2008 and studies organizational knowledge and innovation, technologi.cal change, and market categorization.

Devin Pope has been promoted to asso.ciate professor from assistant professor of behavioral science. He is also Robert King Steel Faculty Fellow. Pope joined the Booth faculty in 2008 and studies topics at the intersection of economics and psychology.

Che-Lin Su has been promoted to associate professor from assistant professor of operations management. He is also Neubauer Family Faculty Fellow. Su joined the Booth faculty in 2010 and develops and applies compu.tational methods to study applications that arise in operations, economics, and quantitative marketing.

Matt Taddy has been promoted to associate professor from assistant professor of econometrics and statistics. He is also Neubauer Family Faculty Fellow. Taddy joined the Booth faculty in 2008 and is focused on data mining and Bayesian statistical methodology.

Sarah Zechman has been promoted to associate professor from assistant professor of accounting. She is also Neubauer Family Faculty Fellow. Zechman joined Booth in 2008 and studies firm communications, financial reporting choices, and managerial incentives. 

 

New Faculty Appointments

Elena Belavina, assistant professor of operations management

Varun Gupta, assistant professor of operations management

N. Bora Keskin, assistant professor of operations management

Mark Maffett, assistant professor of accounting and Neubauer Family Faculty Fellow

Neale Mahoney, assistant professor of economics

Chris Nosko, assistant professor of marketing

Anita Rao, assistant professor of marketing

Anuj Shah, assistant professor of behavioral science

Johannes Stroebel, Neubauer Family Assistant Professor of Economics

Joseph Vavra, assistant professor of economics

Anastasia Zakolyukina, assistant professor of accounting and Neubauer Family Faculty Fellow 

Last Updated 10/4/12