Dr. Goel

Rajeev Goel was named a recipient of the 2011 Outstanding University Researcher Award.  His work in industrial organization and applied microeconomics of technology, tobacco, and corruption appears in numerous outlets including the American Journal of Agricultural Economics, Managerial and Decision Economics, and Public Choice.

In addition, four other members of the College of Arts and Science were honored with Research Initiative Awards:

Dr. Winfred A. Avogo, Department of Sociology and Anthropology;
Dr. Sunil Chebolu, Department of Mathematics;  Dr. John C. Kostelnick , Department of Geography-Geology;  and Dr. Jamie Perry, Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders.

“The College of Arts and Sciences is home to many outstanding researchers, and today we are proud to congratulate some of its most accomplished members,” said Dr. Dagmar Budikova, Interim Senior Associate Dean.

The Outstanding University Research Award was established by the University Research Council in 1984 as way to recognize key individuals involved in research. Initiative awards are bestowed to those beginning their academic carrier while Outstanding College and University Awards are given to those who have outstanding levels of research among their peers. Formal recognition of these faculty members will made at the Founders Day Convocation, Thursday, February  17, 2011 at 2 p.m. in the Brown Ballroom.