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Faculty Experts

UH Bauer College of Business has faculty experts across a broad spectrum of business topics. Our strong pool of faculty expertise can provide analysis, commentary and insight on today’s most engaging business topics, trends and developments. From The Financial Times, Bloomberg, BusinessWeek, Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, CNBC, to ABC World News, the Houston Chronicle and Houston Business Journal, our experts have appeared in leading media outlets. Examples and a range of topics where Bauer faculty can serve as a resource include:

Accountancy & Taxation

  • Accounting and firm valuation
  • Banking accounting and regulation
  • Executive compensation
  • Financial reporting by energy companies
  • Governmental accounting
  • Internal auditing
  • Microfinance
  • Microfinance in developing countries
  • Non-profit organization accounting

Decision & Information Sciences

  • Executive decision making (IT based)
  • Effects of information technology design on decision-making
  • Evolution of information technology
  • Information technology history
  • Inventory control
  • Logistics
  • Petrochemical supply chain
  • Project management
  • Supply chain: Forecasting
  • Sustainable virtual communities

Finance

  • Carbon trading
  • Commercial banking
  • Commodity markets
  • Corporate Finance Investments
  • Corporate governance
  • Energy markets
  • Ethics and Enron
  • Insurance regulation
  • International finance
  • Investments
  • Market Microstructure
  • Risk Management

Graduate MBA and Professional Programs

  • Competitive edge of an MBA degree
  • Global education of an MBA degree
  • International growth in MBA students
  • MBA case studies for business
  • MBA student profiles
  • MBA success stories
  • Why students pursue and MBA during a recession

Management

  • Compensation issues
  • Corporate social responsibility
  • Corporate strategy
  • Cross cultural management
  • Financial behaviors (behaviors involved in making financial choices)
  • Leadership
  • Management of technology
  • Organizational decision making
  • Relationship dynamics among top executives
  • Stress and work
  • Understanding counterproductive work behavior

Marketing

  • Art and aesthetics marketing
  • Behavorial decisions by consumers
  • Building small business and entrepreneurship ventures
  • Health care marketing in public policy
  • Luxury branding
  • Marketing for non-profits
  • Marketing research
  • Salesforce incentives
  • Sales force motivation and performance
  • Visual persuasion

Rockwell Career Center

  • Career preparation and search strategies for graduating students
  • Dressing for success
  • Effective interviewing techniques
  • Hiring hot spots
  • Hiring trends in Houston and nationally
  • Interview Preparation
  • Job search strategies
  • Networking and how to network
  • Resume building tips
  • Resume Do’s and Don’ts
  • Starting salary figures for various fields
  • Which industries are hiring
  • Workplace Protocol and Behavior

For TV news media, the Melcher Hall lobby in Bauer College provides a dynamic visual setting and backdrop for expert interviews as well as general business visuals. The lobby is complemented by a large stock ticker with up to date market movement. The contacts below can arrange lobby access and building parking for taped interviews and live remote/satellite broadcasts.

For out of town network news stations in need of experts for live or taped interviews, Bauer can arrange bringing experts to Houston PBS for a direct feed. At least an hour’s notice is requested to make necessary transmission arrangements with Houston PBS.

For more information about UH Bauer or for help finding an expert, journalists should contact:

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For direct media inquiries and to interview a faculty expert, contact:

Jessica Navarro
Director, Communications
713-743-4348
jnavarro@bauer.uh.edu

Danielle Ponder
Media Relations Representative
713-743-4334
dnponder@uh.edu


Office of Communications
Melcher Hall Room 320G
University of Houston
Houston, TX 77204-6021


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