VCU Ph.D.s Shine at Academy of Management

Congrats to VCU School of Business doctoral alumnus, George Banks (Ph.D., 2012), who was awarded the Early Career Award by the Research Methods Division of the Academy of Management at their Annual Meeting in Atlanta, Ga.

In addition, a paper with VCU doctoral student Sheila List as lead author was one of five nominees for the Best Paper award in the Research Methods division of at the Academy of Management.  (List, S. K., Kepes, S., & McDaniel, M. A. (2017). Sensitivity analysis on the relation between extrinsic rewards and intrinsic motivation. Best Paper Proceedings of the Academy of Management Annual Meeting).

In receiving the Early Career Award, Banks follows in the footsteps of VCU graduate Ernest O’Boyle, (Ph.D., 2010), who won in 2015. Fresh off returning from Atlanta yesterday, S. Douglas Pugh, Ph.D., chair of the Department of Management, shared the good news. He says, “Clearly, we have established ourselves as a very strong program in this domain, and we are keeping company with faculty from some pretty impressive research schools.”

Early Career Award (sponsored by Sage Publications and CARMA)
Awarded to scholars who have made distinguished contributions to research methods, practice, and education during their early career stage. Candidates for the 2017 award must have received their PhD no earlier than 2010.

YearNameDoctorate FromCurrent Institution
2017George BanksVirginia Commonwealth UniversityUniversity of North Carolina at Charlotte
2016Louis TayUniv of Illinois at Urbana-ChampaignPurdue University
2015Ernest O’BoyleVirginia Commonwealth UniversityIndiana University
2014Nathan PodsakoffUniversity of FloridaUniversity of Arizona
2013Zhen ZhangUniversity of MinnesotaArizona State University
2012Mike ZyphurTulane UniversityUniversity of Melbourne
2011Mo WangBowling Green State UniversityUniversity of Florida
2010Daniel NewmanPennsylvania State UniversityUniversity of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign


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