Twelve New Faculty Join Georgetown McDonough
This year Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business welcomed four new tenured and tenure-track faculty members, as well as eight visiting faculty members, teaching professors, lecturers, and faculty fellows.
Tenured and Tenure-Track Faculty
David Erkens, assistant professor of accounting, joins Georgetown McDonough from the University of Southern California, where he taught accounting. His research interests include the determinants and effects of expertise as it relates to corporate governance, particularly compensation arrangements, management control systems, and corporate boards. He holds a Ph.D. in business administration from Arizona State University.
David Schweidel, professor of marketing, is an expert in the areas of customer relationship management and social media analytics. His research focuses on the development and application of statistical models to understand customer behavior and inform managerial decisions. He joins McDonough from Emory University, where he most recently served as the Goizueta Term Chair. He started his career as an assistant professor at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Schweidel has a Ph.D. in marketing from the University of Pennsylvania.
Katherine Waldock, assistant professor of finance, researches corporate finance, law and finance, bankruptcy, entrepreneurship, and financial intermediation and regulation. She holds a Ph.D. in finance from New York University.
Jeremy Yip is an assistant professor of management. He comes to Georgetown McDonough from the University of Pennsylvania, where he was a lecturer and research scholar. His research interests include conflict and negotiations, competition, emotions, and ethics. Yip received a Ph.D. in organizational behavior and human resource management from the University of Toronto.
Non-Tenure Line Faculty
Yoonha Kim is a strategy lecturer who studies how firms can improve their hiring and compensation strategies using personnel and organizational economics. She received a Ph.D. in business and public policy from the University of California, Berkeley.
Murat Köksalan is a visiting professor of operations and information management from Middle East Technical University (METU) in Ankara, Turkey, where is a professor industrial engineering. His research interests include multiple criteria decision-making, production management applications, simulation, and modern heuristic techniques. Köksalan also has taught at Aalto University, Helsinki School of Economics, Helsinki University of Technology, Purdue University, and the State University of New York at Buffalo, from which he earned a Ph.D. in industrial engineering.
Kelly Kiyeon Lee is a visiting assistant professor of marketing who researches intertemporal preferences, hedonic experiences, and consumption experiences. She joins Georgetown McDonough from Oklahoma State University, where she is an assistant professor of marketing. Lee holds a Ph.D. in marketing from the University of Toronto.
Loren Lomasky is a visiting professor at the Georgetown Institute for the Study of Markets and Ethics. He studies moral and political philosophy and a rights-based approach to moral and social issues. Lomasky is a professor of political philosophy, policy, and law at the University of Virginia and also has taught at the National University of Singapore, Bowling Green State University, University of Minnesota-Duluth, and University of Connecticut, among others. He received a Ph.D. from the University of Connecticut.
Laura Morgan Roberts, teaching professor of management, joins McDonough from Antioch University, where she was a professor of psychology, culture, and organizational studies, as well as Harvard Business School, where she was a visiting scholar at the school’s Leadership Initiative and an assistant professor of organizational behavior. She also has taught at Georgia State University, University of Michigan, and Simmons College. Her research interests include psychology, organizational behavior, and culture and organization studies. She holds a Ph.D. in organizational psychology from the University of Michigan.
Rachelle Sampson, visiting associate professor of strategy, researches contract structure, regulation, and the role of lawyers in strategic alliances. She joins McDonough from the University of Maryland, and she also has taught at New York University. She received a Ph.D. in business administration from the University of Michigan.
Xiaoli Tian is a visiting assistant professor of accounting from Ohio State University, where she is an assistant professor in the accounting and management and information systems department. She researches issues related to corporate disclosure, governance, and tax. Tian has a Ph.D. in accounting from the University of Iowa.
Justin Tosi is a junior faculty fellow at the Georgetown Institute for the Study of Markets and Ethics. Previously he was a postdoctoral research fellow and lecturer at the University of Michigan. His research specialties include political philosophy, philosophy of law, and normative ethics. Tosi earned a Ph.D. in philosophy from the University of Arizona.