2021 RRR Participants Bios

2021 Responsible Research Roundtable Participant Biographies Brief Biography Group Robert Allen is a Professor and David Eccles Faculty Scholar at the University of Utah, and in 2020, Bob was elected President-Elect of the American Accounting Association. He is the recipient of multiple teaching awards, including the Utah Outstanding Educator Award and the American Accounting Association/Deloitte…

2021 “Responsible Research in Management” Award Winners

2021 “Responsible Research in Management” Award Winners (9)   DesJardine, M. R., Marti, E., & Durand, R. (in press). Why activist hedge funds target socially responsible firms: The reaction costs of signaling corporate social responsibility. Academy of Management Journal, DOI: 10.5465/amj.2019.0238 This study shows that activist hedge funds disproportionately target socially responsible firms. Such targeting…

2021 “Responsible Research in Management” Award Finalists

2021 “Responsible Research in Management” Award Finalists (8)   Barberá-Tomás, D., Castelló, I., De Bakker, F. G., & Zietsma, C. (2019). Energizing through visuals: How social entrepreneurs use emotion-symbolic work for social change. Academy of Management Journal, 62(6), 1789-1817. DOI: 10.5465/amj.2017.1488 Plastic pollution is concerning to many but turning such anxiety into concrete action is…

2020 Ideas Worth Teaching Awards

2020 Ideas Worth Reaching Awards by the Aspen Institute   The Ideas Worth Teaching Awards seek to honour exceptional teaching that prepares students with the context, skills and mindset to respond to the complexity and rapidly changing issues embedded in our economic and social systems – from inequality, to climate change, to the expansion of…

2021 RRR Speakers and Chairs

2021 Responsible Research Roundtable Biographies of Speakers and Chairs     Ruben Atekpe (Speaker) is Executive Chairman, Merchant Company of West Africa (MECOWA). An accomplished entrepreneur and investment advisor focused on opportunities for socioeconomic development and growth in Ghana and other parts of Africa, Ruben serves as a Member of the World Economic Forum’s Global…