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Faculty Honor Roll

The Undergraduate Business Council and Undergraduate Programs Office awards the Faculty Honor Roll to the highest-ranking faculty members from the previous semester. They are chosen based on exceptionally high scores in their course instructor surveys from the previous semester. The honor roll is awarded both semesters each year to the top 10 percent of undergraduate faculty at McCombs. The instructors chosen for this honor stand as testaments to the faculty's ability to make a class exhilarating, interesting, and informative for students.

Spring 2014

Mark Bayer

Ph.D. Student

Management

Dean Bredeson

Senior Lecturer

Business, Government, and Society

Susan Broniarczyk

Professor

Marketing

Ethan Burris

Associate Professor

Management

Douglas Dierking

Assistant Department Chair

Management

Kathleen Edwards

Senior Lecturer

Management

Gail Gemberling

Distinguished Senior Lecturer

Information, Risk, and Operations Management

Gemberling, Gail A. Senior Lecturer, Department of Information, Risk and Operations Managment. Dr. Gemberling currently teaches Business Statistics to Business Undergraduates and Business Foundations to Non-Business Majors. She received her B.S. and M.A. from Southern Methodist University, and her Ph.D. from The University of Texas at Austin. Her interests focus on statistics, commercial software, and information systems. She has taught undergraduate Business Statistics, Advanced Forecasting to PPA students, Foundations of Statistics and MIS for Non-Business Majors and Introduction to Data Management and Information Systems for Business.

Katie Gray

Lecturer

Information, Risk, and Operations Management

Professor Katie Gray is co-coordinator of the Management Information Systems program, and a faculty member in Department of Information, Risk and Operations Management at UT Austin’s McCombs School of Business. Before joining the faculty at The University of Texas, Katie worked as a consultant for Accenture. Her primary responsibilities focused on updating the architecture of a key taxpayer correspondence system for the IRS. Before her tenure at Accenture, Katie developed systems for cross-portfolio product analysis in IBM’s software group. Katie was most recently nominated for the Regents Outstanding Teaching Award. She has also been nominated for the Hank and Mary Harkins Foundation Award for Effective Teaching in Undergraduate Classes.

Fran Pedersen

Lecturer

Business, Government, and Society

Robert Prentice

Professor and Department Chair  

Business, Government and Society  

Robert Prentice received his B.A. from the University of Kansas and his J.D. from Washburn University. His research and teaching interests include partnership and corporate law, securities regulation, and the legal liability of accountants.

James Miller

Assistant Professor

Marketing

Rob Warren

Director of the Venture Labs Investment Competition

Jon Brumley Texas Venture Labs

Fall 2013

Dean Bredeson

Senior Lecturer

Business, Government, and Society

Susan Broniarczyk

Professor

Marketing

Jade Dekinder

Assistant Professor 

Marketing

 

Gail Gemberling

Distinguished Senior Lecturer

Information, Risk, and Operations Management

Gemberling, Gail A. Senior Lecturer, Department of Information, Risk and Operations Management. Dr. Gemberling currently teaches Business Statistics to Business Undergraduates and Business Foundations to Non-Business Majors. She received her B.S. and M.A. from Southern Methodist University, and her Ph.D. from The University of Texas at Austin. Her interests focus on statistics, commercial software, and information systems. She has taught undergraduate Business Statistics, Advanced Forecasting to PPA students, Foundations of Statistics and MIS for Non-Business Majors and Introduction to Data Management and Information Systems for Business.

Greg Hallman

Senior Lecturer

Finance

Prabhudev Konana

Chairman

Department of Information, Risk, and Operations Management

University Distinguished Teaching Professor

William H. Seay Centennial Professorship on Business

Prabhudev Konana received his B.Tech. (Chemical Engineering) from the University of Mysore (India), his M.B.A. and Ph.D. from the University of Arizona. His research and teaching interests are in global sourcing, e-business value assessment, supply chain management, virtual communities, design of next generation electronic brokerages, and online investing.

Shun-Yang Lee

Ph.D. Student

Information, Risk, and Operations Management

Kyle Lewis

Associate Professor

Management

James Miller

Lecturer

Finance

 

Fran Pedersen

Lecturer

Business, Government, and Society

Robert Prentice

Professor and Department Chair  

Business, Government and Society  

Robert Prentice received his B.A. from the University of Kansas and his J.D. from Washburn University. His research and teaching interests include partnership and corporate law, securities regulation, and the legal liability of accountants.

Janet Riekenberg

Lecturer

Management


Garrett Sonnier

Assistant Professor

Marketing

Spring 2013

Dean Bredeson

Senior Lecturer

Business, Government, and Society

Gretchen Charrier

Lecturer

Accounting

Charrier, Gretchen B., Lecturer, Department of Accounting. Gretchen Charrier received her M.P.A. at the University of Texas at Austin and her B.S. in Accounting at the University of Kentucky. Her teaching interests include financial and managerial accounting, taxation and financial statement analysis.

Douglas Dierking

Assistant Department Chair

Management

Kathleen Edwards

Senior Lecturer

Management

Gail Gemberling

Distinguished Senior Lecturer

Information, Risk, and Operations Management

Gemberling, Gail A. Senior Lecturer, Department of Information, Risk and Operations Managment. Dr. Gemberling currently teaches Business Statistics to Business Undergraduates and Business Foundations to Non-Business Majors. She received her B.S. and M.A. from Southern Methodist University, and her Ph.D. from The University of Texas at Austin. Her interests focus on statistics, commercial software, and information systems. She has taught undergraduate Business Statistics, Advanced Forecasting to PPA students, Foundations of Statistics and MIS for Non-Business Majors and Introducation to Data Management and Information Systems for Business.

Katie Gray

Lecturer

Information, Risk, and Operations Management

Professor Katie Gray is co-coordinator of the Management Information Systems program, and a faculty member in Department of Information, Risk and Operations Management at UT Austin’s McCombs School of Business. Before joining the faculty at The University of Texas, Katie worked as a consultant for Accenture. Her primary responsibilities focused on updating the architecture of a key taxpayer correspondence system for the IRS. Before her tenure at Accenture, Katie developed systems for cross-portfolio product analysis in IBM’s software group. Katie was most recently nominated for the Regents Outstanding Teaching Award. She has also been nominated for the Hank and Mary Harkins Foundation Award for Effective Teaching in Undergraduate Classes.

Regina Hughes

Distinguished Sr. Lecturer, Director, Bus Fdn

Finance

 

Morgan McDonald

Assistant Professor

Management

James Miller

Lecturer

Finance

 

Douglas Morrice

Professor

Information, Risk, and Operations Management

Director of Univeristy of Texas Supply Chain Management Center of Excellence

Bobbie and Coulter R. Sublett Centennial Professorship in Business    Dr. Morrice received his Ph.D. in Operations Research and Industrial Engineering from Cornell University. His research includes the modeling and analysis of service operations, risk management, and supply chain management.

 

Fran Pedersen

Lecturer

Business, Government, and Society

Robert Prentice

Professor and Department Chair  

Business, Government and Society  

Robert Prentice received his B.A. from the University of Kansas and his J.D. from Washburn University. His research and teaching interests include partnership and corporate law, securities regulation, and the legal liability of accountants.

Fall 2012

Mark Bayer

Ph.D. Student

Management

Mark Bayer spent fifteen years as a flight test engineer and manager in the aerospace industry working for Rolls-Royce, McDonnell Douglas, and Boeing. His research interests include group cognition, group processes and decision-making, and creativity. Mark holds a Bachelor of Science in Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, a Master of Science in Aerospace Engineering from Georgia Institute of Technology, and a Master of Business Administration from Washington University in St. Louis.

Gretchen Charrier

Lecturer

Accounting

Gretchen Charrier received her MPA at the University of Texas at Austin and her B.S. in Accounting at the University of Kentucky. Her teaching interests include financial and managerial accounting, taxation and financial statement analysis.

Gail Gemberling

Distinguished Senior Lecturer

Information, Risk, and Operations Management

Dr. Gemberling currently teaches Business Statistics to Business Undergraduates and Business Foundations to non-Business Majors. She received her B.S. and M.A. from Southern Methodist University, and her Ph.D. from The University of Texas at Austin. Her interests focus on statistics, commercial software, and information systems. She has taught undergraduate Business Statistics, Advanced Forecasting to PPA students, Foundations of Statistics and MIS for non-Business Majors and Introduction to Data Management and Information Systems for Business.

Richard Grant

Lecturer

Marketing

Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology, UT Austin, 1973. Since late 1980's, presented executive education programs in MBTI applications to team building, decision making, change mgt. Teaches MKT 372 and 382, Consumer Behavior. Maintain private practice in psychology in Austin since 1977.

James Miller

Lecturer

Finance

 

Douglas Morrice

Professor

Information, Risk, and Operations Management

Director of Univeristy of Texas Supply Chain Management Center of Excellence

Bobbie and Coulter R. Sublett Centennial Professorship in Business Dr. Morrice received his Ph.D. in Operations Research and Industrial Engineering from Cornell University. His research includes the modeling and analysis of service operations, risk management, and supply chain management.

 

Rajiv Mukherjee

Ph.D. Candidate

Information, Risk, and Operations Management

Rajiv is a Ph.D. candidate at the department of Information, Risk and Operations Management. He joined the doctoral program in the fall of 2008. His research interest lies in the economics of Information Technology (IT) and delves primarily into competing technology network strategies (innovation, negotiation, pricing, incentive design, policy) and consumer dynamics in the presence of network externalities and reputation effects. He studies the implications of such strategies on adoption and diffusion of innovation in socially embedded technology platforms.

Kumar Muthuraman

Associate Professor

Information, Risk, and Operations Management

Kumar Muthuraman is an associate professor in the Department of Information, Risk and Operations Management. He received his Ph.D. from Stanford University. Dr. Muthuraman’s research focuses on asset pricing, derivatives and operations. 

Philip Roundy

Ph. D. Student

Management

Rajashri Srinivasan

Associate Professor

Marketing

Raji Srinivasan is an associate professor in the Department of Marketing and a Spurgeon Bell Centennial Fellow. She received her Ph.D. from Pennsylvania State University. Dr. Srinivasan’s expertise centers on organizational innovation and marketing metrics, including such topics as new product development, market entry and exit strategies, and the financial performance of firms.

Spring 2012

Gretchen Charrier

Lecturer  

Department of Accounting  

Gretchen Charrier received her M.P.A. at the University of Texas at Austin and her B.S. in Accounting at the University of Kentucky. Her teaching interests include financial and managerial accounting, taxation and financial statement analysis.

Douglas Dierking

Assistant Department Chair

Management

Ethan Burris

Associate Professor

Management

Jonathan Highbarger

Lecturer

Marketing

Stephanie Jue

Lecturer

Business, Government, and Society

Sanford Leeds

Senior Lecturer

Finance

Rory Morgan McDonald

Assistant Professor

Management

Douglas Morrice

Professor  

Information, Risk, and Operations Management  

Director of University of Texas Supply Chain Management Center of Excellence  

Bobbie and Coulter R. Sublett Centennial Professorship in Business    Dr. Morrice received his Ph.D. in Operations Research and Industrial Engineering from Cornell University. His research includes the modeling and analysis of service operations, risk management, and supply chain management.    

Fran Pedersen

Lecturer

Business, Government, and Society

Robert Prentice

Professor and Department Chair  

Business, Government and Society  

Robert Prentice received his B.A. from the University of Kansas and his J.D. from Washburn University. His research and teaching interests include partnership and corporate law, securities regulation, and the legal liability of accountants.

Stephen Smith

Lecturer

Accounting

Fall 2011

Gretchen Charrier

Lecturer  

Department of Accounting  

Gretchen Charrier received her M.P.A. at the University of Texas at Austin and her B.S. in Accounting at the University of Kentucky. Her teaching interests include financial and managerial accounting, taxation and financial statement analysis.

Prabhudev Konana

Chairman

Department of Information, Risk, and Operations Management

University Distinguished Teaching Professor

William H. Seay Centennial Professorship on Business

Prabhudev Konana received his B.Tech. (Chemical Engineering) from the University of Mysore (India), his M.B.A. and Ph.D. from the University of Arizona. His research and teaching interests are in global sourcing, e-business value assessment, supply chain management, virtual communities, design of next generation electronic brokerages, and online investing.

Sanford Leeds

Senior Lecturer

Management

Luis Martins

Associate Professor

Management

Christopher Meakin

Senior Lecturer

Business, Government, and Society

James Miller

Lecturer

Finance

Fran Pedersen

Lecturer

Business, Government, and Society

Robert Prentice

Professor and Department Chair  

Business, Government and Society  

Robert Prentice received his B.A. from the University of Kansas and his J.D. from Washburn University. His research and teaching interests include partnership and corporate law, securities regulation, and the legal liability of accountants.

Jonathan Sims

Ph.D. Student

Management

Rajashri Srinivasan

Associate Professor

Marketing

Michael Williamson

Associate Professor

Accounting

Spring 2011

Dean Bredeson

Senior Lecturer

Business, Government, and Society

Ethan Burris

Associate Professor

Management

Gail Gemberling

Distinguished Senior Lecturer

Information, Risk, and Operations Management

Greg Hallman

Senior Lecturer

Finance

Jonathan Highbarger

Lecturer

Marketing

Cole Holmes

Lecturer

Management

David Miller

Lecturer

Finance

Fran Pedersen

Lecturer

Business, Government, and Society

Robert Prentice

Professor and Department Chair  

Business, Government and Society  

Robert Prentice received his B.A. from the University of Kansas and his J.D. from Washburn University. His research and teaching interests include partnership and corporate law, securities regulation, and the legal liability of accountants.