Student Research Achievements are sorted by Academic Year.

  • Awards

    Gacula, Lani Faith, “That is Novel!" Paper Award, “Entrepreneurial Financing of Impact Ventures: Gender Bias and the Mediating Role of Invention-based Ventures,” Academy of International Business, U.S. Northeast Annual Conference, American University, Washington D.C., October 14, 2022.

    Tripathi, Sambit; International Conference on Information Systems Doctoral Consortium, Copenhagen, Denmark, December 2022. (Refereed)

    Tripathi, Sambit; Dissertation Research Grant 2022, Donahue Center for Business Ethics & Social Responsibility, University of Massachusetts Lowell ($1,500)

    Tripathi, Sambit; Student Scholarship, INFORMS Workshop on Data Science 2022

    Journal Publications

    Huang, Y., Surface, D., Zhang, C., (2022) Corporate Social Responsibility and Sustainability Practices in B2B Markets: A Review and Research Agenda, Industrial Marketing Management 106, 219-239.

    Conference Presentations

    Asif, Kanan, "Why Do Some Individuals form Entrepreneurial Intentions While Others Don’t?" Presented at the 2022 Academy of International Business (AIB) Conference Northeastern Chapter.

    Chen, Qianlei (Charley) and Gao, Tao (Tony), “Addressing Major Disruptions in Host Country Business Environments - On Multinational Pharmaceutical Companies’ Strategic Responses to Volume-Based Procurement in China.” Presented at the Academy of International Business U.S. Northeast Annual Conference, American University, Washington D.C., October 15, 2022.

    Gacula, Lani Faith, “Entrepreneurial Financing of Impact Ventures: Gender Bias and the Mediating Role of Invention-based Ventures.” Presented at the Academy of International Business U.S. Northeast Annual Conference, American University, Washington D.C., October 14, 2022.

    Li, Yiping, Ann, Kronrod, “The Signaling Effect of Color Saturation in Pro-Social Communication”, Presented at 2023 Society for Consumer Psychology (SCP), March 2-4, 2023.

    Li, Yiping, Ann Kronrod, “The Signaling Effect of Color Saturation in Pro-Social Communication”, Presented at 2022 Conference of the Association for Consumer Research (ACR), October 20-23, 2022.

    Li, Yiping, Ann Kronrod, “How Motivations Affect the Language of Informative versus Social User Generated Content”, Presented at 2022 Conference of the Association for Consumer Research (ACR), October 20-23, 2022.

    Li, Yiping, Ann Kronrod, “The Signaling Effect of Image Color Saturation on Pro-Social Behavior”, Presented at 2022 AMA Summer Academic Conference (AMA), August 9-14, 2022.

    Li, Yiping, Ann Kronrod, “How Word Familiarity Influences Reactions to Informative UGC and Social UGC”, Presented at 2022 AMA Summer Academic Conference (AMA), August 9-14, 2022.

    Surface, D., Akdeniz, B., Talay, M.B., The Relationship between Eco-Labeling Claims and Abnormal Stock Returns to New Product Launches: Empirical Evidence from Food and Beverage Industries, Journal of Production Innovation Management Research Forum 2022, November 2022, Orlando, Florida.

    Tripathi, Sambit; Deokar, Amit V., Karhade, Prasanna P. & Li, Xiao-Bai, “To Cooperate or to Compete in the Gig Economy? Endorsements and the Performance of Freelancers in Online Labor Markets”, To be Presented at the 56th Hawaii International Conference on Information Systems (HICSS 2023), Maui, Hawaii, January 2023

    Tripathi, Sambit; Li, Xiao-Bai & Deokar, Amit V. “Exploiting Topic Modeling and Neural Word Embeddings for Interpretable Retail Item Recommendations”, To be Presented at the 2022 Pre-ICIS Special Interest Group on Decision Support and Analytics (SIGDSA) Symposium, Copenhagen, Denmark, Dec. 10-11, 2022.

    Tripathi, Sambit & Li, Xiao-Bai, “Explainable Itemset Recommendations with Topic Modeling and Word Embeddings”, Presented at the 2022 INFORMS Workshop on Data Science, Indianapolis, IN, USA, October 2022.

    Tripathi, Sambit; Deokar, Amit V., Karhade, Prasanna P. & Li, Xiao-Bai, “Social value orientation among freelancers”, Americas Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS 2022) Proceedings.

    Wu, Cuibing and Zhang, Juheng, "Influence of CEO’s Facial Emotions in Interview Videos on Firm Market Value." Presented at the International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS) 2022 Conference.

    Wu, Cuibing and Zhang, Juheng, "Market Value with CEO Interview Videos on YouTube." Presented at the 4th Annual NEAIS Conference (2022).

    Wu, Cuibing and Zhang, Juheng, "Influence of CEO's Facial Emotions in Interview Videos on Firm Market Value." Presented at the 2022 INFORMS Annual Meeting.

    Wu, Cuibing and Zhang, Juheng, "Market Value with CEO Interview Videos on YouTube." Presented at INFORMS 6th Workshop on Data Science (2022).

    Grants and Research Funding

    Surface, Debra Lee; Donahue Center for Business Ethics, University of Massachusetts Lowell, 2022-2023 Dissertation Research Award.

    Surface, Debra Lee; Product Development and Management Association (PDMA), Doctoral Fellow 2022

  • Awards



    Journal Publications

    Tripathi, Sambit; Deokar, Amit V. & Ajjan, Haya. “Understanding the order effect of online reviews: A text mining perspective”, Information Systems Frontiers (2021). 10.1007/s10796-021-10217-6


    Conference Presentations

    Li, Jie; Tashman, Peter; Gonzales, Joseph; Oztekin, Asil, “Responsible or Irresponsible? Discovering Taxonomy in Corporate Social Actions”, Presentation at 51st NEDSI Annual Conference, Newark, NJ, April 7-9, 2022.

    Li, Jie; Tashman, Peter; Gonzales, Joseph; Oztekin, Asil, “Understanding and Analyzing the Strengths and Weaknesses of Corporate Social Actions”, Presentation at INFORMS Annual Meeting 2022, Newark, Newark, NJ, April 7-9, 2022.

    Li, Jie; Tashman, Peter; Gonzales, Joseph; Oztekin, Asil, “Measuring and Understanding ESG performance on Social Media”, Presentation at The 4th Annual NEAIS Conference, Boston, MA, Oct. 29, 2022.

    Li, Jie, “Understanding & Analyzing Strengths & Weaknesses of Corporate Social Actions”, Presentation at 25th Student Research and Community Engagement Symposium, UMass Lowell, April 26, 2022.

    Li, Yiping, Ann Kronrod, “The Role of Word Familiarity in Positive and Negative WOM”, Presented at 2021 Conference of the Association for Consumer Research (ACR), October 28-30, 2021.

    Li, Yiping, (with Ann Kronrod) “The Effect of Image Color Saturation and Framing on Prosocial Behavior”, Presented at 2021 Conference of the Association for Consumer Research (ACR), October 28-30, 2021.

    Surface, D., Because they say so: green marketing claims and the halo effect, American Marketing Association Annual Summer Academic Conference, August 2022, Chicago, Illinois.

    Surface, D. Essays in green marketing: corporate social responsibility strategies, competitive advantage, and consumer discernment, PDMA Doctoral Consortium 2022, July 2022, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee.

    Akdeniz, B., Surface, D., Talay, M.B., The Relationship between Eco-Labeling Claims and Abnormal Stock Returns to New Product Launches: Empirical Evidence from Food and Beverage Industries, Academy of Marketing Science Annual Conference, May 2022, Monterey, California.

    Surface, D., Eco-product labeling: The moderating effect of environmental marketing, consumer purchasing evaluation and competitive advantage, Journal of Product Innovation and Management Paper Development Workshop, October 2021, Lowell, Massachusetts.

    Tripathi, Sambit & Li, Xiao-Bai, “Interpretable retail item recommendations using topic modeling and word embeddings”, Presented at the 31st Annual Workshop on Information Technologies and Systems (WITS 2021), Austin, TX, USA, December 2021.

    Tripathi, Sambit; Deokar, Amit V. & Karhade, Prasanna P., “Understanding the antecedent and consequence of endorsements among freelancers”, Presented at the 2021 Pre-ICIS Special Interest Group on Decision Support and Analytics (SIGDSA) Symposium, Austin, TX (virtual), Dec. 11, 2021.

    Tripathi, Sambit; Deokar, Amit V. & Karhade, Prasanna P., “On understanding peer endorsements in the digital gig economy”, Presented at the 19th Workshop on e-Business (WeB), virtual, Dec. 11, 2021.

    Tripathi, Sambit; Deokar, Amit; and Karhade, Prasanna P., “Understanding peer endorsements among gig workers” (2021). New England Association of Information System 2021 Proceedings. 16.

    Wu, Cuibing, Motiwalla, Luvai, and Kordzadeh, Nima, "Validating the Usability of Online Physician Reviews using DSR." Presented at the International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS) 2021 Conference, TREO TALKS (Virtual).

    Wu, Cuibing, Motiwalla, Luvai, and Kordzadeh, Nima,, "Exploring Factors Influencing Physician Selection Decisions." Presented at The 3rd Annual NEAIS Conference (2021).

    Wu, Cuibing and Yang, Xiaoye, "Drivers of customer satisfaction: Sentiment analysis and topic modeling of online hotel reviews." Presented at 2021 ATMAE Conference.

  • Awards

    Nasir, Murtaza, Best Regional Paper Award, “Synthetic Average Neighborhood Sampling Algorithm (SANSA): A Neighborhood Informed Synthetic Sample Placement Approach to Improve Learning from Imbalanced Data” (with Summerfield, Nichalin; Simsek, Serhat; & Oztekin, Asil). Presented at the Decision Sciences Institute (DSI) Conference 2020 (virtual), November 21-23, 2020.

    Nasir, Murtaza, Third Position in the Best Paper Award at the Data Mining Section, “Synthetic Average Neighborhood Sampling Algorithm (SANSA): A Neighborhood Informed Synthetic Sample Placement Approach to Improve Learning from Imbalanced Data” (with Summerfield, Nichalin; Simsek, Serhat; & Oztekin, Asil). Presented at INFORMS Annual Meeting (virtual), November 7, 2020.

    Nasir, Murtaza, Best Paper Award, "Synthetic Average Neighborhood Sampling Algorithm (SANSA): A Neighborhood Informed Synthetic Sample Placement Approach to Improve Learning from Imbalanced Data" (with Oztekin, A., Dag, A. and Simsek, S.). Presented at Decision Sciences Institute 2020 Annual Conference, November 2020.

    Tripathi, Sambit, Michael Goul Best Doctoral Student Paper Award, "Understanding the Order Effect of Online Review Sentiments and Product Features" (with Deokar, A. and Ajjan, H.). Presented at the at the 2020 Pre-International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS) Special Interest Group in Decision Support and Analytics (SIGDSA) Symposium, December 2020.


    Journal Publications

    Esposito, Saadet Elif, "Glass Cliffs at middle management levels: an experimental study." Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (2021).

    Jia, Peiyi and Stan, Ciprian, "Artificial Intelligence Factory, Data Risk, and VCs’ Mediation: The Case of ByteDance, an AI-Powered Startup." Journal of Risk and Financial Management (2021).

    Nasir, Murtaza; Simsek, Serhat; Cornelsen, Erin; Ragothaman, Srinivasan; & Dag, Ali. "Developing a decision support system to detect material weaknesses in internal control." Decision Support Systems (2021).

    Nasir, Murtaza, Summerfield, Nichalin; Simsek, Serhat; & Oztekin, Asil, "Machine learning–based outcome prediction and novel hypotheses generation for substance use disorder treatment." Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association (2021).

    Santos, Roberto and Dunlap, Denise, “51 flavors: Regional resource configurations and foreign multinational market entry in the U.S. Biopharmaceutical Industry.” Sustainability (2021).

    Santos, Roberto and Dunlap, Denise, “Storming the beachhead: An examination of developed and emerging market multinational strategic location decisions in the U.S.” Journal of Risk and Financial Management (2021).

    Santos, Roberto and Li, Sun, “InvisaWear: Building traction with crowdfunding.” Entrepreneurship Education & Pedagogy (2021).

    Zou, B., Shi, Y. & Santos, R. “Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde: How do academic entrepreneurs deal with identity conflict?” Review of Managerial Science (2020).

    Dunlap, D., Santos, R., McManus, D., Buccholz, B., Hafer, N., and Picard, M., “New opportunities and cautionary insights about decentralizing and deglobalizing clinical trials during the Great Lockdown.” AIB Insights (2020).

    Santos, R. & Sun, S., “Hedge fund activism and corporate innovation.” Oxford Handbook of Hedge Funds (2021).

    Tran, Judy and Phan, Hieu, “Government Economic Policy Uncertainty and Corporate Debt Contracting.” International Review of Finance (2021).

    Tran, Judy, Nguyen, Nam, Phan, Hieu, Phan, Hung and Vo, Hong, “Tournament-Based Incentives and Mergers and Acquisitions,” International Review of Financial Analysis (2020).


    Conference Presentations

    Jia, Peiyi and Sun, Li, "Tell Me a Story- A Sense-making and Sense-giving Perspective on IPOs." Presented at the 2021 Academy of Management (AOM) Conference.

    Jia, Peiyi, Sun, Li, Qi, Jipeng, and Guo, Chao, "Social Mobility, Social Venture Creation, and Income Inequality: An Opportunity Structure Perspective on the Effects of High-speed Rail Connectivity." Presented at 2021 Academy of Management (AOM) Conference.

    Karat, Ella, “Country Brand Personality DNA: Building Brand Personality for Foreign Sounding Brand Names.” Presented at the 2020 Association for Consumer Research (ACR) Conference.

    Li, Yiping, and Kronrod, Ann, “The Role of Word Familiarity in the Effect of Positive and Negative WOM on Consumer Decisions.” Presented at the 2021 ISMS Marketing Science Conference.

    Li, Yiping, and Kronrod, Ann, “The Role of Word Familiarity in the Effect of Positive and Negative WOM on Consumer Decisions.” Presented at the 2020 Global Strategy and Emerging Markets Conference.

    Nasir, Murtaza; Summerfield, Nichalin; Simsek, Serhat & Oztekin, Asil, “Simple Interaction Finding Technique (SIFT): A Novel Hypothesis Generation Methodology with Machine Learning.” Presented at the 2021 NEDSI Annual Conference.

    Santos, Roberto, “Building distant search routines and capabilities in venture capital-invested ventures.” Presented at the 2021 Academy of Management Conference.

    Dunlap, D., Santos, R., and Latham, S., “Innovation under crisis: Is knowledge breadth a liability? Insights from the COVID pandemic.” Presented at the 2021 Academy of Management Conference.

    Dunlap, D. and Santos, R., “A unique perspective on multinational location decisions when entering a dominant market: An assessment of emerging market firm strategies.” Presented at the 2021 Academy of International Business Conference.

    Santos, Roberto, “New players in an old game: International venture capital-invested venture knowledge production.” Presented at the 2021 Annual Student Research and Community Engagement Symposium.

    Santos, R. and Patel, S., “WeWork: The name changes the game.” Presented at the 2020 North American Case Research Association Annual Meeting.

    Dunlap, D., Santos, R., Vatalaro, D., and Parravano, D., “Beyond the classroom: Developing student-faculty partnerships to enhance entrepreneurial engagement.” Poster session presented at the 2021 Annual Deshpande Symposium for Innovation & Entrepreneurship in Higher Education.

    Surface, Debra Lee, “Eco-product labeling: The moderating effect of environmental marketing, consumer purchasing evaluation and competitive advantage.” Presented at 2021 AMA Conference.

    Tripathi, Sambit; Deokar, Amit V.; and Ajjan, Haya, "Understanding the order effect of online review sentiments and product features." Proceedings of the 2020 Pre-ICIS SIGDSA Symposium.

    Wang, Yadi, Discussant: “Country-Level Corporate Governance and Lines of Credit,” by Mohsen Mollagholamali and Ramesh Rao. 2020 FMA Annual Meeting (virtual).

    Wu, C., and Yang, X., “Factors Impact on Dynamic Pricing in Sharing Economy: A Study on Uber & Lyft.” Frontiers in Economics and Management (2021).

    Zhou, W. and Sun, L., “Governors' pro-market ideology as institutional enablement of firm internationalization.” Cross Cultural & Strategic Management. (Forthcoming)

    Zhou, W. and Sun, L., “Red Teaming Strategy: Huawei’s Organizational Learning and Resilience. Huawei Goes Global (book chapter, 2020).

  • Awards

    Jia, Peiyi, Best Paper Award, "How Do Microfinance Institutions Fulfill Their Missions?" (with Yang, Li). Presented at United States Association for Small Business and Entrepreneurship (USABE) conference, January 2019.  

    Nasir, Murtaza, recipient of two Silver Medals and one Bronze Medal at the Veterans Health Administration (VHA) Innovation Ecosystem and Food & Drug Administration (FDA) COVID-19 Risk Factor Modeling Challenge, August 2020.

    Nasir, Murtaza, et al., Best Overall Conference Paper Award, “Synthetic Average Neighborhood Sampling Algorithm (SANSA): A Neighborhood Informed Synthetic Sample Placement Approach to Improve Learning from Imbalanced Data.” Presented at Northeast Decision Sciences Institute (NEDSI) Annual Conference, March 26-28, 2020.

    Nasir, Murtaza, et al., Best Contribution to Theory Award, “Synthetic Average Neighborhood Sampling Algorithm (SANSA): A Neighborhood Informed Synthetic Sample Placement Approach to Improve Learning from Imbalanced Data.” Presented at Northeast Decision Sciences Institute (NEDSI) Annual Conference, March 26-28, 2020.

    Santos, Roberto, Winner of the 23rd Annual Student Research & Community Engagement Symposium (2020), UMass Lowell.

    Journal Publications

    Ahmed, Ali, “Comparison of Epidemiological Variations in COVID-19 Patients Inside and Outside of China—A Meta-Analysis” (with Ali A, and Hasan S), Frontiers in Public Health. May 2020; 8(193)

    Greenway, David (with Feldman, E.), 2019. “It’s a matter of time: The role of temporal perceptions in emotional experiences of work interruptions”, Group & Organizational Management. (Accepted for publication August 2020)

    Nasir, Murtaza; Summerfield, Nichalin; Dag, Ali & Oztekin, Asil, "A service analytic approach to studying patient no-shows", Service Business 14, 287–313 (2020).

    Nasir, Murtaza; Dag, Ali; Young, William & Delen, Dursun, "Determining Optimal Skillsets for Business Managers Based on Local and Global Job Markets: A Text Analytics Approach", Decision Sciences Journal of Innovative Education 18 (3), 374-408 (2020).

    Nasir, Murtaza; South-Winter, Carole; Ragothaman, Srinivasan & Dag, Ali, “A comparative data analytic approach to construct a risk trade-off for cardiac patients’ re-admissions”, Industrial Management and Data Systems 119 (1), 189-209 (2019).

    Santos, Roberto, “invisaWear: Evolving the entrepreneurial mindset. The Case Journal (with Sun, S. L., and Luo, X.), 2020.

    Santos, R. S., Sun, S. L., & Luo, X., (2020). “invisaWear: bridges under construction. The Case Journal (with Sun, S. L., and Luo, X.), 2020.

    Conference Presentations

    Ahmed, Ali, “Service Commitment Strategies and Online Reviews” (with A. Ahmed, A. Deokar, and N. Summerfield) INFORMS Annual Meeting, Seattle, WA, October 2019.

    Ahmed, Ali, “Organizational Learning in Bug Bounty Platform”, (With B. Lee), Best Research Presentation Winner - Graduate Category, Manning School of Business, 23rd Annual Student Research and

    Ahmed, Ali, “Organizational Learning on Bug Bounty Platforms” (with Brian Lee), 26th Americas Conference on Information Systems, Salt Lake City, Utah, August 10-14, 2020.

    Butler, Holly, Guest speaker, New England B2B Networking Group (June 2020).

    Butler, Holly, Guest speaker, VentureWell webinar, “Hosting Capstone Fairs, Competitions, and Student Showcases Online” (June 2020)

    Jang, Juwon, "CEO confidence matters: The real effects of short sale constraints revisited" (with Eunju Lee) presented at American Accounting Association (AAA) 2020 Annual Meeting, August 10-13, 2020. 

    Jia, Peiyi, (with Sun, Li) “International Migrant, Remittances and Economic Informality.” Presented at 2020 Academy of Management conference.

    Jia, Peiyi, (with Yang, Yi) "Dynamics of Technological Relationships between Corporate Venture Capital Investors and Portfolio Companies". Presented at 2020 Academy of Management Conference.

    Jia, Peiyi, (with Yang, Li) "How Do Microfinance Institutions Fulfill Their Missions?" Presented at United States Association for Small Business and Entrepreneurship (USABE) conference, January 2019.  Best Paper Award.

    Jia, Peiyi (with Sun, Li; Qi, Jipeng; and Guo, Chao), "Social Mobility, Social Venture Creation, and Income Inequality: An Opportunity Structure Perspective on the Effects of High-Speed Rail Connectivity." USABE conference, January 2019.

    Nasir, Murtaza, Dag, Ali; Simsek, Serhat & Oztekin, Asil, “Synthetic Average Neighborhood Sampling Algorithm (SANSA): A Neighborhood Informed Synthetic Sample Placement Approach to Improve Learning from Imbalanced Data”, Paper submission at the 49th NEDSI Annual Conference, Cambridge, MA., Mar. 26th- Mar 28th 2020.

    Nasir, Murtaza; Summerfield, Nichalin; Oztekin, Asil; Knight, Margaret & Ackerson, Leland, “Machine Learning Based Outcome Prediction & Hypothesis Generation for Substance Use Disorder Treatment”, Paper submission at the 49th NEDSI Annual Conference, Cambridge, MA, March 2020.

    Nasir, Murtaza, Dag, Ali; Simsek, Serhat & Oztekin, Asil, “Synthetic Average Neighborhood Sampling Algorithm (SANSA): A Neighborhood Informed Synthetic Sample Placement Approach to Improve Learning from Imbalanced Data”, Presentation at the 14th INFORMS Annual Meeting, Seattle, WA, October 2019.

    Nasir, Murtaza, “Synthetic Average Neighborhood Sampling Algorithm (SANSA): A Neighborhood Informed Synthetic Sample Placement Approach to Improve Learning from Imbalanced Data”, Tufts Analytics Without Borders Conference Boston, MA, February 2020.

    Nasir, Murtaza, “Machine LearnIng Based Outcome Prediction & Hypothesis Generation for Substance Use Disorder Treatment”, UMass Medical School, Center for Data Driven Discovery in Healthcare and Center for Clinical & Translational Science, Worcester, MA, April 2020.

    Santos, Roberto, Santos, R. S.* & Yang, Y. (2020, August). Irrigation canals: Foreign venture capital investment and cross-border knowledge spillovers. Accepted for presentation at 80th Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management.

    Dunlap, D. R. & Santos, R. S.* (2020, August). Moths to the flame: Examining foreign collocation patterns in the bio-pharmaceutical industry. Accepted for presentation at 80th Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management.

    Yim, M. Y. & Santos, R. S. (2020, August). Can You Imagine Yourself in That Model’s Body? A Conditional Process Moderated Mediation Model. Accepted for presentation at 44th Annual American Marketing Association Summer Academic Conference.

    Santos, R. S. & Yang, Y. (2020, June). Leaky pipes: Foreign venture capital investment in U.S. critical technologies. Accepted for presentation at 2020 Babson College Entrepreneurship Research Conference, Knoxville, TN. Conference canceled due to Coronavirus.

    Santos, R. S. (2020, April). Irrigation canals: Foreign venture capital investment and cross- border knowledge spillovers. 23rd Annual Student Research and Community Engagement Symposium, UMass Lowell.

    Tao, Anqi, “Audit Partner Gender and the Reporting of Accounting Conservative” presented at American Accounting Association Northeast Conference 2019.

    Tao, Anqi, “CEO Origin and Stock Price Crash Risk: Insider versus Outsider”, presented at American Accounting Association Annual Conference 2020.

    Tao, Anqi, “The Effect of Suppliers’ Corporate Social Responsibility Concerns on Customers’ Stock Price Crash Risk” ”, presented at American Accounting Association Annual Conference 2020.

  • Awards

    Ahmed, Ali, “Promise or Not to Promise? Effects of Promised Delivery Date on Sellers Reputation”, (with B. Lee, N. Summerfield, Deokar, A. (2019). Best Research Presentation Winner - Graduate Category, Manning School of Business, 22nd Annual Student Research and Community Engagement Symposium, University of Massachusetts Lowell, May 1, 2019.

    Butler, Holly, Winner, Global Consortium of Entrepreneurship Centers (GCEC) award, "Exceptional Activities in Entrepreneurship Across Disciplines" (October 2018)

    Butler, Holly, Proposal accepted, National Association for Community College Entrepreneurship (NACCE) (July 2019)

    Peiyi Jia, Best New Scholar Paper Award at 2019 United States Association of Small Business and Entrepreneurship Conference, for “How do Microfinance Institutions Fulfill Their Missions?”

    Santos, Roberto, Academy of Management Best Paper Nomination, 2018 and 2019.

    Santos, Roberto, Eastern Academy of Management Outstanding Reviewer 2019.

    Journal Publications

    Ahmed, Ali, “Identifying Users' Concerns in Lodging Sharing Economy Using Unsupervised Machine Learning Approach” (with M. Al-Ramahi), Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Data Intelligence and Security (ICDIS), South Padre Island, TX, USA, 2019, pp. 160-166.

    Ahmed, Ali, “Patients’ Characteristics Effecting the Use of a MyChart Patient Portal” (with T. Nasralah, A. Wahbeh, and C. Noteboom), Proceedings of the 52nd Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences, 2019, pp. 3974-3979.

    Santos, Roberto, Santos, R. S. & Qin, L. (2019). Risk capital and emerging technologies: Innovation and investment patterns based on artificial intelligence patent data analysis. Journal of Risk and Financial Management, 12(4): 189.

    Conference Presentations

    Butler, Holly, Presenter, Eastern Academy Management Conference, “Who are Boundary Spanning Leaders?” (May 2019)

    Butler, Holly, Guest speaker for the GE2 webinar series (June 2019)

    Butler, Holly, Presenter, United States Association for Small Business and Entrepreneurship (USASBE), “Creating Problem-Solving Entrepreneurial Thinkers on Campus and Beyond” (January 2019)

    Greenway, David, Organization Alumni Endorsement of their Former Employer: “I like you. Do you (still) like me?” Academy of Management Annual Meeting (2019).

    Jang, Soomi, “Managerial Ability and Analysts’ Recommendations” (with Don M. Autor, and Tunde Kovacs), Presented at the 2019 Financial Management Association Annual Meeting.

    Jang, Soomi, “Managerial characteristics and the cost of equity capital: The role of managerial ability” (with Heeick Choi and Hyungtae Kim), Presented at the 2019 31th Asian-Pacific Conference on International Accounting Issues.

    Jia, Peiyi, “How do Microfinance Institutions Fulfill Their Missions?” Presented at 2019 United States Association of Small Business and Entrepreneurship Conference. Best New Scholar Paper Award.

    Jia, Peiyi, (with Yuejun Tang, Bing Ren, and Xiaoyi Luo) “The private enterprise constitutionalism of Heibei Dawu group.” Presented at 2019 Asia Academy of Management Conference.

    Santos, Roberto, A seat at the table: Venture capital and technology spillovers. Eastern Academy of Management Proceedings 2019. Eastern Academy of Management.

    Santos, Roberto, (with Luo, X., & Sun, S. L.) invisaWear Part I: Evolving the Entrepreneurial Mindset. Proceedings of the North American Case Research Association 60th Annual Meeting, 2019.

    Santos, Roberto, (with Luo, X., & Sun, S. L.) invisaWear Part II: Bridges Under Construction. Proceedings of the North American Case Research Association 60th Annual Meeting, 2019.

    Santos, Roberto, (with Luo, X., & Sun, S. L.) invisaWear Part II: Building Traction with Crowdfunding. Proceedings of the North American Case Research Association 60th Annual Meeting, 2019.

  • Awards

    Holly Butler, Annual Deshpande Symposium for Innovation and Entrepreneurship in Higher Education, Excellence in Student Engagement in Entrepreneurship (2018).

    Holly Butler, Finalist, Global Consortium of Entrepreneurship Centers award (October 2017)

    Elif Esposito, Best Empirical Paper Nomination at EAM 2017, An Experimental Study Examining the Glass Cliff in Middle Management Levels.

    Roberto Santos, Paul R. Lawrence Fellowship to attend the North American Case Research Association conference.

    Rui (Shelley) Hu, Best Ph.D. Student Research Paper Award, “Consistency in Book-Tax Differences and the Quality of Analysts’ Forecasts”, coauthored with Heeick Choi and Khondkar Karim, American Accounting Association (AAA) Northeast Region Meeting, 2017.   

    Lingna (Selina) Sun, Top Ten Percent Paper Sessions and Semifinalist for Best Paper Award in Corporate Finance, 2017 Financial Management Association (FMA) Annual Meeting.

    Journal Publications

    Lingna (Selina) Sun, “Shareholder Litigation and Corporate Cash Holdings: Evidence from Universal Demand Laws” coauthored with Hien T. Nguyen and Hieu V. Phan (Umass Lowell faculty), Journal of Corporate Finance, Forthcoming.

    Mousa Albashrawi and Luvai F. Motiwalla (Manning faculty), “Understanding privacy-personalization paradox in continued usage intention of mobile banking,” Information Systems Frontiers, Forthcoming.

    Turner, L. A., & Angulo, A. J. (UMass Lowell faculty), "Risky Business: An integrated institutional theory for understanding high risk decision making in higher education," Harvard Educational Review, Forthcoming.

    Conference Presentations

    Balasubramanian, Sandhya, " Evolving Entrepreneurial Universities: A Bibliometric Analysis ", presented at the 2018 Eastern Academy of Management Annual Meeting.

    Elif Esposito, DRUID18, Selective Revealing: A continuous & dynamic process.

    Holly Butler, Presenter, Global Consortium of Entrepreneurship Centers (GCEC), "How to Successfully Engage Students on Campus: Innovative New Programs & Entrepreneurial Living and Learning Communities" (October 2017).

    Holly Butler, Presenter, GCEC, "Engaging the University Eco-System: Think Like an Entrepreneur to be Successful" (October 2017).

    Yi (Shirley) Shen, “Labor Unemployment Insurance and Bank Loans,” Financial Management Association Annual Meeting, 2018, San Diego, CA.

    Yi (Shirley) Shen, “Local product market competition and bank loans,” coauthored with Hasan, I., Yuan, X. (UMass Lowell faculty), Financial Management Association Annual Meeting, 2018, San Diego, CA.

    Yi (Shirley) Shen, “Labor Unemployment Insurance and Bank Loans,” Northern Finance Association PhD Session, 2018, Charlevoix, Quebec, Canada.

    Yi (Shirley) Shen, “Local product market competition and bank loans,” coauthored with Hasan, I., Yuan, X. (UMass Lowell faculty), Eastern Finance Association Annual Meeting, 2018, Philadelphia, PA.

    Rui (Shelley) Hu, “Consistency in Book-Tax Differences and the Quality of Analysts’ Forecasts”, coauthored with Heeick Choi (UMass Lowell faculty) and Khondkar Karim (UMass Lowell faculty), American Accounting Association (AAA) Annual Meeting, 2018 & American Accounting Association (AAA) Northeast Region Meeting, 2017.

    Rui (Shelley) Hu, “Do Investors Want Politically Connected Independent Directors? Evidence from Forced Resignations of Politically Connected Independent Directors in China", coauthored with Karen (Jingrong) Lin (UMass Lowell faculty), Khondkar Karim (UMass Lowell faculty), and Jinsong Tan, American Accounting Association (AAA) Annual Meeting, 2017.

    Anqi Tao, “CEO Succession Type and Stock Crash Risk: Insider versus Outsider CEOs,” coauthored with Heeick Choi and Khondkar Karim, American Accounting Association (AAA) Northeast Region Meeting, 2018.

    Yiye Zhang, “Big Bath and Audit Pricing”, coauthored with Heeick Choi and Khondkar Karim, American Accounting Association (AAA) Northeast Region Meeting, 2018.

    Yi (Shirley) Shen, “Seeking the limelight – Not for all firms,” coauthored with Kovacs, T. (UMass Lowell faculty) and Pichler, P., Eastern Finance Association Annual Meeting, 2018, Philadelphia, PA.

    Yi (Shirley) Shen, “Seeking the limelight – Not for all firms,” coauthored with Kovacs, T. (UMass Lowell faculty) and Pichler, P., Midwest Finance Association Annual Meeting, 2018, San Antonio, TX.

    Yi (Shirley) Shen, “Local product market competition and bank loans,” coauthored with Hasan, I., Yuan, X. (UMass Lowell faculty) Midwest Finance Association Annual Meeting, 2017, Chicago, IL.

    Yin Liu with Huiqi Gan (Manning faculty) and Khondkar Karim (Manning faculty), "Does investment in efficiency improve after the adoption of compensation clawback provisions?", presented at the 2017 American Accounting Association Annual Meeting.

    Yi (Shirley) Shen, “Seeking the Limelight – Not for All Firms”, coauthored with Tunde Kovacs and Pegaret Pichler, Financial Management Association (FMA) Annual Meeting, 2017.

    Lingna (Selina) Sun, "Shareholder Litigation and Corporate Cash Holdings: Evidence from Universal Demand Laws”, coauthored with Hien T. Nguyen and Hieu V. Phan, Top Ten Percent Paper Sessions at Financial Management Association (FMA) Annual Meeting, 2017.

    Dung (Judy) Tran, “Policy Uncertainty and Corporate Debt Maturity Structure”, coauthored with Hieu V. Phan, Financial Management Association (FMA) Annual Meeting, 2017.

    Lauren Turner with A. J. Angulo (UMass Lowell faculty) , "Institutional Theory and the SAT", presented at the 2017 Annual ASHE (American Society for Higher Education) Conference.

  • 2016-2017

    Awards

    Balasubramanian, Sandhya, Outstanding Reviewer, 2017 Eastern Academy of Management Annual Meeting.

    Saadet Elif Esposito, Nominee for Best Conceptual Paper, 2017 Eastern Academy of Management Annual Meeting.

    Yin Liu, Best Paper by a Ph.D. Student Award, 2016 American Accounting Association Northeast Region Meeting.

    Journal Publications

    Balasubramanian, Sandhya with Yi Yang (Manning faculty), 2015 (published 2017). "Impact of entrepreneurial orientation on university performance (summary)", Frontiers of Entrepreneurship Research: Vol. 35 : Iss. 13 , Article 9.

    Conference Presentations

    Balasubramanian, Sandhya, "EO & MO Interplay At IPO: In Search Of The Right Balance", presented at the 2017 Eastern Academy of Management Annual Meeting.

    Saadet Elif Esposito, "An experimental study examining the glass cliff in middle management levels", presented at the 2017 Eastern Academy of Management Annual Meeting.

    Rui Hu, research presented at the 2016 Corporate Governance Conference, Italy.

    Yin Liu with Huiqi Gan (Manning faculty) and Khondkar Karim (Manning faculty), "Corporate risk-taking after adoption of compensation clawback provisions", presented at the 2016 American Accounting Association Annual Meeting.

    Yin Liu with Huiqi Gan (Manning faculty) and Khondkar Karim (Manning faculty), "Does investment in efficiency improve after the adoption of compensation clawback provisions?", presented at the 2016 American Accounting Association Northeast Region Meeting.

    Yi (Shirley) Shen, “Level up! Local Product Market Competition and Bank Loans”, coauthored with Iftekhar Hasan and Xiaojing Yuan, presented at the Midwest Finance Association (MWFA) Annual Meeting, 2017.

    Yi (Shirley) Shen, “Seeking the Limelight – Not for All Firms”, coauthored with Tunde Kovacs and Pegaret Pichler, presented at the Boston Area Finance Symposium (BAFS), 2017.

    Lingna (Selina) Sun, “Bond Liquidity, Corporate Cash Holdings, and Value of Cash”, presented at the Financial Management Association (FMA) Annual Meeting, 2016.

    Lingna (Selina) Sun, “Bond Liquidity, Corporate Cash Holdings, and Value of Cash”, presented at the Annual Meeting Southern Finance Association (SFA) Annual Meeting, 2016.

    Jenna Tang, research presented at the 2016 American Accounting Association Annual Meeting.

    Jenna Tang, research presented at the 2016 American Accounting Association Northeast Region Meeting.

    Dung (Judy) Tran, “Policy Uncertainty and Corporate Debt Maturity Structure”, coauthored with Hieu V. Phan, presented at the Midwest Finance Association (MWFA) Annual Meeting, 2017.

    Amy Yacus & Saadet Elif Esposito with Yi Yang (Manning faculty), "Capital structure decisions and new venture survival", presented at the 2017 Eastern Academy of Management Annual Meeting.

    2015-2016

    Awards

    Hasan B. Kartal (with Xiaobai Li, MSB faculty). Winner of the Best Paper Award in the 25th Annual Workshop on Information Technologies and Systems (WITS 2015) in Dallas on December 12-13, 2015.

    Mumi, Atthaphon. Best reviewer at the 2016 Eastern Academy of Management, New Haven, CT.

    Nguyen, Nam. 2016 American Finance Association (AFA) Doctoral Student Travel Grant.

    Journal Publications

    Albashrawi, Mousa. “The effect between corporate governance and having female director”, accepted for publication in IOSR Journal in Business and Management.

    Balasubramanian, S. (2015). The Concept of Entrepreneurial Orientation: Foundations and Trends in Entrepreneurship (2015), Volume 11, No. 2, 55–137 by Vishal Gupta and Alka Gupta. Organization Management Journal, 12(4), 249-250.

    Liu, Yin. “Is classified board the weak corporate governance? Evidence from financial restatements”, with Khondkar Karim (MSB faculty) and Taewoo Kim (MSB faculty), accepted for publication in Advances in Quantitative Analysis of Finance & Accounting.

    Turner, Lauren (with Kimberly Merriman, Monica Galizzi, & Michelle Haynes Baratz, faculty). “Pay mix policies as (dis)incentives in motivated job choice decisions,” accepted for publication in Translational Issues in Psychological Science.

    Turner, Lauren (with Gail Gregory, consultant Teibel, Inc.). Are you change ready? Strategies for workforce management, Feature Article: The Higher Education Workplace Magazine, College and University Professional Association for Human Resources, Winter 2015.

    Conference Presentations

    Albashrawi, Mousa “Detecting Financial Fraud Using Data Mining Techniques: A Decade Review from 2004 to 2015”, presented at the 45th Annual Meeting of Western Decision Science Institute (WDSI 2016).

    Balasubramanian, Sandhya "A Systematic Literature Review of the Conceptualizations of Entrepreneurial Leadership", accepted for presentation at 2016 Eastern Academy of Management (EAM) Annual Meeting.

    Balasubramanian, Sandhya; Mumi, Atthaphon, and Pulya, Sastry. “25 Years of Research on Absorptive Capacity: A Bibliometric Investigation” with Berk Talay (MSB faculty), accepted by 2016 Eastern Academy of Management (EAM) Annual Meeting.

    Hasan B. Kartal. Protecting privacy against multiple record linkage attacks, with Xiaobai Li (faculty). Presented at the 25th Annual Workshop on Information Technologies and Systems (WITS 2015)

    Liu, Yin. "Corporate risk-taking after adoption of compensation clawback provisions" with Huiqi Gan (MSB faculty) and Khondkar Karim (MSB faculty), accepted by 2016 American Accounting Association Southeast Region Meeting.

    Liu, Yin. “Is classified board the weak corporate governance? Evidence from financial restatements”, with Khondkar Karim (MSB faculty) and Taewoo Kim (MSB faculty), presented at 2015 American Accounting Association Northeast Region Meeting.

    Liu, Yin. “Is classified board the weak corporate governance? Evidence from financial restatements”, with Khondkar Karim (MSB faculty) and Taewoo Kim (MSB faculty), accepted by 2015 Haskell & White Corporate Reporting & Governance Conference.

    Liu, Xiaoping “Customer Data Acquisition and Selection: A Value-Based Analysis and Design” with Xiaobai Li, presented at the 2014 Conference on Information Systems and Technology.

    Liu, Xiaoping “Economic Valuation of Personal Information” with Xiaobai Li, Luvai Motiwalla, presented at the 2014 Workshop on Information Systems and Economics.

    Liu, Xiaoping “To Hide or Not To Hide: Support Vector Regression with Strategically Missing Data” with Juheng Zhang and Xiaobai Li, presented at the 23rd (2013) Workshop on Information Technologies and Systems.

    Mumi, Atthaphon. “Social Media Interaction and Venture Performances Through the Effectuation Lens: An Empirical Evidence from Creative Economy” with Yi Yang (MSB faculty) and Steven Tello (MSB faculty), presented at the 2016 United States Association for Small Business and Entrepreneurship (USASBE) Annual Meeting.

    Mumi, Atthaphon. “Social Media and the Performance of Initial Public Offerings” with Michael Obal (MSB faculty) and Yi Yang (MSB faculty), accepted by the 2016 Eastern Academy of Management (EAM) Annual Meeting.

    Mumi, Atthaphon. “Effectuation as a Dynamic Framework in Entrepreneurship Research”, accepted by the 2016 Eastern Academy of Management (EAM) Annual Meeting.

    Mumi, Atthaphon. "Leveraging Social Media to Increase Capital Raised through an Initial Public Offering" with Michael Obal (MSB faculty) and Yi Yang (MSB faculty), presented at the 2015 EDGE Direct/Interactive Marketing Research Summit.

    2014-2015

    Awards

    Balasubramanian, Sandhya (with Yi Yang & Steven Tello). Winner of the New England Journal of Entrepreneurship Best Paper Award at the 2015 Eastern Academy of Management Annual Conference. 

    Turner, Lauren. Best Reviewer at the 2014 & 2015 Eastern Academy of Management Annual Conferences.

    Turner, Lauren. Nomination for the Best Theory Paper at the 2015 Eastern Academy of Management Annual Conference.

    Turner, Lauren. Best Student Research Poster at the 2015 UML Student Research Symposium.

    Journal Publications

    Tang, Jiali. “Do ethical firms create value?” with Khondkar Karim (MSB faculty) and SangHyun Suh (MSB faculty), forthcoming at the Social Responsibility Journal.

    Tang, Jiali & Li, Jiayan. "The determinants of audit fees – A comparison before and after SOX", published at the Internal Auditing.

    Conference Presentations

    Albashrawi, Mousa. “The Moderating Effect of Privacy and Personalization in Mobile Banking: A Structural Equation Modeling Analysis” with Luvai Motiwalla, accepted by the 21st Americas Conference on Information Systems.

    Albashrawi, Mousa; Turner, Lauren & Mumi, Atthaphon. “Effect of Self-Efficacy on Usage Intention of Mobile ERP: A structural equation analysis of traditional-ERP organizations”, presented at the 2015 Eastern Academy of Management Annual Conference.

    Balasubramanian, Sandhya. “Leveraging University EO To Enhance Technology Commercialization and Regional Growth: Does Presence In A Venture Capital Hub Enhance Outcomes?” with Yi Yang (MSB faculty) and Steven Tello (MSB faculty), presented at the 2015 Eastern Academy of Management Annual Conference.

    Balasubramanian, Sandhya. “Impact of Entrepreneurial Orientation on University Performance and Regional Economic Development” with Yi Yang (MSB faculty) and Steven Tello (MSB faculty), accepted by the 2015 Academy of Management Annual Meeting.

    Li, Jiayan. “Board Interlocks and Properties of Accounting Earnings" with Jingrong Lin (MSB faculty) and Khondkar Karim (MSB faculty), accepted for presentation in a research forum at the 38th Annual Congress of the European Accounting Association (EAA).

    Mumi, Atthaphon & Turner, Lauren. “Social Comparison of Pay as a Dispositional Tendency” with Kimberly Merriman (MSB faculty) and Stuart Freedman (MSB faculty), accepted by the 2015 Academy of Management Annual Meeting and presented at the 2014 Eastern Academy of Management Annual Conference.

    Nguyen, Nam. “Thriving on a Short Leash: Corporate Debt Maturity Structure and Mergers and Acquisitions” with Hieu Phan (MSB faculty), accepted by accepted by the 2015 Annual Meeting of the Financial Management Association International ​(FMA), and the 2015 Southern Finance Association (SFA) Annual meeting.

    Sun, Lingna. Threat of exit as governance: Evidence from blockholder ownership, stock liquidity and corporate cash holdings, with Hieu Phan (MSB faculty), accepted by the 2015 Annual Meeting of the Financial Management Association International ​(FMA), and the 2015 Southern Finance Association (SFA) Annual meeting.

    Turner, Lauren. “Viewing Strategy in Higher Education Through an Institutional Theory Lens: The Higher Education Bubble”, presented for the best theory paper at the 2015 Eastern Academy of Management.