Gatton College of Business and Economics is pleased to present the Spring 2023 Gatton Doctoral Research Excellence Awards recipients. 

Adam Julian has been chosen as the Gatton Outstanding Senior in Management. Having graduated early in December 2022, Adam started his career with Reynolds & Reynolds as an Outside Sales Trainee. While at UK, he completed internships with Coastal Cloud and Kentucky Community and Technical College System. 

The University of Kentucky Gatton College of Business and Economics is pleased to announce two Master of Science in Strategic Human Resource Management and Analytics (MS-SHRMA) candidates as President and President-elect of The Bluegrass Chapter of the Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM).  

Mikhail Wolfson’s, “Dynamic Team Composition: A Theoretical Framework Exploring Potential and Kinetic Dynamism in Team Capabilities,” was recently published in Journal of Applied Psychology and selected as the Editor’s Choice Focal Article.  

The Department of Management earned over overall national rank of #36 in the TAMUGA's Research Productivity Rankings for 2021. 

Incoming assistant professor, Robert Krause, has just had a recent research article published in the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology that is featured in the Wall Street Journal.

This event recognizes Gatton faculty who have received recognition and awards for outstanding teaching and research. 

Management professors Susan Zhu and Mikhail Wolfson receive funding for research to reduce ostracism and improve retention and performance of military personnel to help the Department of Defense (DoD) better execute its National Defense Strategy.

A paper by Dan Halgin, Steve Borgatti, Ajay Mehra, and Scott Soltis entitled "Audience perceptions of high-status ties and network advantage: The market for coaching jobs in the National Collegiate Athletic Association (2000–2011)" was recently selected as one of the top 3 Best Papers of 2020 at the Journal of Organizational Behavior.

Walter “Wally” Ferrier, chair of and professor in the Department of Management in the Gatton College, co-authored a paper “Competitive Rationales: Beneath the Surface of Competitive Behavior” that was recently published in the Journal of Management. The study argues that the field of competitive dynamics can benefit from a more encompassing and nuanced portrayal of competitive interaction.