Finance Professor Featured as Industry Expert on Bankrate.com
Finance professor, Dr. Inga Timmerman, offered her opinion on the cost of car insurance in 2021 in Bankrate's "Ask the Industry Experts" section. Read the article.
Finance Professor Featured in New York Times Article
Finance professor, Dr. Inga Timmerman, was featured in a New York Times article about reassessing one's saving and spending habits. Read the article.
Marketing Professor Presents Research on Place Branding at WTCLA's FDI Report Release Webinar
CSUN’s David Nazarian College of Business and Economics recently sponsored the World Trade Center of Los Angeles’s (WTCLA) Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) Report Release webinar on June 2 where marketing professor, Dr. Qin Sun made a presentation on the importance of “Place Branding” in regard to foreign direct investment. The virtual event focused on the global economic disruption caused by COVID-19, which reduced FDI around the world, impacting California as well. Consequently, Dr. Sun’s presentation on place branding provided timely research on attracting and increasing foreign direct investment in California. Read the article.
Management Professor Featured in BBC Worklife Article
Management Professor, Dr. Zhaleh Semnani-Azad, was recently featured in a BBC Worklife article sharing her expertise on the "Ask Gap" and how it perpetuates unequal pay. Read the article.
Finance Professor Featured in WalletHub's "Ask the Experts" Column
Finance professor, Dr. Inga Timmerman, offered her opinion in WalletHub's "Ask the Experts" column on comprehensive car insurance. Read the article.
Managing Director of CSUN Innovation Incubator Featured on Startup 2.0 Video Series
Managing Director of the CSUN Innovation Incubator was featured on an episode of the Startup 2.0 video series by Spark xyz. Startup 2.0 is a video series that features a new venture capital firm or seasoned entrepreneur covering subjects from raising capital to growth, and everything in between. Watch the video.
Marketing Professor Presents in Expert Workshop at American Marketing Association (AMA) Conference
Marketing professor, Dr. Kristen Walker, presented on the topic of "Privacy Research in Marketing as Social Responsibility" in an Expert Workshop Session at the American Marketing Association's 2021 Summer Academic Conference with Kelly Martin of Colorado State University.
Professor of Insurance and Finance Featured in AdvisorSmith Article
Insurance and Finance professor, Dr. David Russell provided his expertise for an AdvisorSmith.com on commercial auto insurance. Read the article.
Business Law Professor Awarded National Science Foundation (NSF) Grant
Business Law professor, Dr. Farshad Ghodoosi was awarded a grant by the National Science Foundation (NSF) as part of its program on Future of Work at the Human-Technology Frontier (FW-HTF). FW-HTF is one of the 10 big ideas for future NSF investments. As part of a convergent research with scholars from various engineering discipline, Prof. Ghodoosi focuses on the legal aspects of automation and its impacts on workers using Los Angeles organic waste industry as its test case. This aspect of this project will advance our knowledge in the human-technology frontier in at least two ways: (1) it investigates a new conceptual framework which departs from the status quo's reliance on hiring temporary workers to a more durable and bi-directionally robust relationship between workers and firms utilizing automation. (2) It offers a more efficient compliance regime to the evolving changing rules as opposed to status quo of manual compliance checking. This is a prestigious and highly competitive grant which has been previously awarded to various scholars including those affiliated with leading universities such as Carnegie-Mellon University, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Case Western Reserve University, University of Florida and Temple University. The grant amount will be used in conjunction with his project for surveys, data collection, and research assistant among others. For more information about FW-HTF, see: https://www.nsf.gov/eng/futureofwork.jsp
Management Professor Featured in Los Angeles Times Article
Management professor, Dr. Lois Shelton provided her expertise on on women and entrepreneurship in Los Angeles Times article, "Dream of becoming your own boss? These women made it happen during COVID." Read the article.
Professor of Insurance and Finance Interviewed by Bloomberg, KNX-1070AM, KCBS-2 and KNBC-4
Insurance and Finance professor, Dr. David Russell provided his expertise to multiple media outlets on the millions of California residents who risk losing their insurance in fire-prone areas. Read Bloomberg article. Read KNX-1070AM article. Watch KCBS-2 interview. Watch KNBC-4 interview. Listen to KPCC-AirTalk interview. The story was also picked up by: Los Angeles Times, Bloomberg News Wire, Financial Advisor Magazine, Insurance Journal, and Bakersfield Californian.
Business Law Professor Questions Whether EpiPen Company’s Acts Will Survive Legal Scrutiny
Business Law professor, Melanie Stallings Williams wonders whether pharmaceutical company Mylan’s actions regarding the EpiPen will survive legal scrutiny. Read the article.
Economics Professor's Article on Featured on Harvard Business Review
Economics professor, Dr. Edward Kung's research article "Restricting Airbnb Rentals Reduces Development" was published by the Harvard Business Review, which describes Airbnb's effect on residential development.
Business Law Professor Files Amici Curiae Brief in U.S. Supreme Court on the case Morgan v. Sundance
Business Law professor, Dr. Farshad Ghodoosi filed an amici curiae brief on the case Morgan v. Sundance, which discusses an important issue at the intersection of contracts and arbitration clauses. The brief was in support of granting the position and the U.S. Supreme Court agreed. Read the brief here.
Management Professor Joins GDN Editorial Board
Management professor, Dr. Zhaleh Semnani Azadi joined the editorial board of the Group Decision and Negotiation Journal as an Associate Editor. The journal takes on an interdisciplinary perspective with scholars from management and computer science and is categorized as an A journal in the ABDC journal ranking.
Business Law Professor Wins Emerald Literati Award
Business Law professor, Farshad Ghodoosi was recently awarded with an Emerald Literati Award for Outstanding Reviewer by Emerald Publishing for his reviews of articles submitted to the International Journal of Conflict Management. This award is given to specialists in a designated area who have peer reviewed academic articles to verify research and share their own knowledge on the paper’s subject. Reviewers are judged by the Editorial Advisory Board based on their timeliness, quality, depth and amount of detail in their reviews.
Management Professor Elected Chair of the Board of Directors for Community Corporation of Santa Monica
Management professor, Richard Moore was recently elected Chair of the Board of Directors for Community Corporation of Santa Monica. Community Corporation is a nonprofit which develops and manages low and moderate income housing in Santa Monica and the Westside of Los Angeles. It has 1,800 units under management with over 4,000 residents. Learn more about Community Corporation.
Management Professor's Research Funded by US Department of Defense
Management professor, Zhaleh Semnani-Azad was awarded a $5 million project, funded by the US Department of Defense’s Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), starting this semester. This research involves collaboration between the Nazarian College, Monash University in Melbourne, and Kings College London.
Marketing Professor First at CSUN to CSU QLT Certification
Marketing professor, Ning Fu met the CSU Quality Learning & Teaching (QLT) certification for the MKT 448 course, being the first instructor from CSUN who has received this level of recognition.
Finance Professor Appointed Academic Editor of Finance Journal
Finance professor, Inga Timmerman was appointed academic editor of the Journal of Financial Planning. This is one of our impact journals and the official journal of the Financial Planning Association. Read more.