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Finance Professor Uncovers Gender Pay Gap Across Cultures

It is no secret that a gender pay gap exists in industries across the globe. No matter where you go and what the role is, the likelihood that you would discover a woman earning less than a man in a similar position is inevitable. Natasha Burns, professor of finance at the Carlos Alvarez College of… Read more »

College Welcomes New Faculty for Fall 2023

The college welcomed 21 new full-time faculty to start the fall semester, including 12 new tenure-track faculty. ACCOUNTING Teena Philip, postdoctoral fellow Abigail Zhang, assistant professor ECONOMICS Rodrigo Velez, professor Natassa Zervou, associate professor FINANCE Tim Zhang, assistant professor INFORMATION SYSTEMS AND CYBER SECURITY Brent Bloodworth, assistant professor of practice Thomas Ervin, assistant professor of… Read more »

Leung Named a Romo Endowed Professor

Mark Leung, associate dean of undergraduate studies in the Carlos Alvarez College of Business, has been selected as the newest recipient of the Ricardo Romo Ph.D. Endowed Professorship. Established in 2009, the two-year appointment awards faculty in the Honors College for their exceptional teaching, research, leadership and service to students. Over the course of the… Read more »

Wenbo Wu Named a Texas Academic Leadership Academy Fellow

Wenbo Wu, the Graham Weston Endowed Professor and chair of the Department of Management Science and Statistics, has been accepted into the Texas Academic Leadership Academy (TALA) for the 2023-2024 academic year. TALA is a year-long experience that develops leadership skills in aspiring academic leaders. TALA Fellows are guided by senior academic leaders and mentors… Read more »

College Mourns Loss of Faculty Member Pamela Smith

Pamela C. Smith, associate dean of administration and professor of accounting in the Carlos Alvarez College of Business at UTSA, died on Aug. 2 following a chronic health battle at the age of 52. Visitation services will be held from 5-7 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 25 at Lewis Funeral Home. The funeral service will be… Read more »

Business Faculty Member Receives NSF Grant to Defend Against Online Hate

Nishant Vishwamitra, assistant professor in the Department of Information Systems and Cyber Security at the Carlos Alvarez College of Business, was recently awarded a National Science Foundation Computer and Information Science and Engineering Research Initiation Initiative research grant totaling $175,000. Awarded to support promising new faculty in jumpstarting their academic research careers, Vishwamitra will be… Read more »

Alvarez Professor Explores Entrepreneurial Racial Disparities

With the goal of expanding the minds of business scholars by exploring the connections between entrepreneurship, structural disadvantage, social class, gender and agency, Alexander Lewis, ’20, assistant professor of management in the Carlos Alvarez College of Business at UTSA, is determined to use his research to make a positive impact on society. His most recent… Read more »

Leung Receives Richard S. Howe Outstanding Teaching Award

Mark T. Leung, associate dean for undergraduate studies and professor of management science and analytics in the Carlos Alvarez College of Business at UTSA, was named the recipient of the Richard S. Howe Outstanding Undergraduate Teaching Award during the University Excellence Awards event last month. “It is an honor and a privilege to receive this… Read more »

Pepe Chang Paved a Unique Path to Professorship

Becoming a college professor can be a fairly straightforward path for many aspiring instructors: earning bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees, spending time as a teaching assistant, conducting and publishing research and writing dissertations. Pepe Lee Chang chose to take a less traditional route in her higher education journey. Her resume includes her current role as… Read more »

Researcher Explores Correlation Between Natural Disasters and Entrepreneurship

Do natural disasters impact the creation of new business ventures? According to research by Arkangel Cordero, assistant professor of management at the Carlos Alvarez College of Business at UTSA, the correlation of the two is uncanny. Cordero’s paper, “Community and Aftershock: New Venture Founding in the Wake of Deadly Natural Disasters,” was recently published in… Read more »

Management Professor Offers Insights on Leadership

Jonathan Clark is a professor and the interim chair of the Carlos Alvarez College of Business Department of Management at UTSA. He studies leadership and strategic management, striving to understand how leaders and organizations create the conditions in which individuals, groups and organizations do their best collective work. To date, his work has addressed issues… Read more »

College Mourns Loss of Retired Faculty Member David Johnsen

David Johnsen, a retired associate professor of practice in marketing in the Carlos Alvarez College of Business at UTSA, died on Feb. 4 following a battle with pancreatic cancer at the age of 75. A Celebration of Life memorial service will be held from noon-2 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 22 at River City Community Church,… Read more »