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Nine Michigan Ross Professors Earn Promotions

By Bob Needham

Nine faculty members at the Ross School of Business recently received promotions that were approved by the University of Michigan Board of Regents, recognizing their achievements in their respective fields. 

Anocha Aribarg was promoted to professor of marketing. Aribarg teaches Marketing Research and Analytics to MBA and BBA students, as well as a PhD seminar in Bayesian modeling. Her research interests include modeling how consumers search for and choose products, as well as how they respond to advertisements. She is a past Michael R. and Mary Kay Hallman Faculty Fellow and a winner of the Sanford R. Robertson Research Award at Ross, as well as the 2022 PhD Award for Teaching Excellence. Aribarg earned a PhD and an MBA from the University of Wisconsin, as well as a Bachelor of Science from Chulalongkorn University.

Felipe Csaszar was promoted to professor of strategy. Csaszar has taught two MBA core courses, Corporate Strategy and World Economy, as well as other courses at the undergraduate, master's, and PhD levels. His research focuses on how managers’ mental representations and firms’ decision-making structures affect outcomes such as profits, speed, and innovation. He won the 2021 Neary Teaching Excellence Award for the Global MBA Program at Ross. Csaszar earned a PhD from the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School, a Master of Arts from the University of Pennsylvania, and an engineering degree from the University of Chile.

Lindy Greer was promoted to professor of management and organizations. Greer teaches a required course in Organizational Behavior / People-Driven Thinking for Full-Time MBA and Online MBA students, as well as an elective on Leading Diverse Teams and Organizations for Online MBA and EE students. She is also faculty director of the Sanger Leadership Center. Her research focuses on how to lead high-performing teams. A Michael R. and Mary Kay Hallman Fellow, she won the Academy of Management’s Outstanding Publication in Organizational Behavior Award in 2020 and the Michigan Ross Executive Education Teaching Impact Award in 2021. Greer earned a PhD from Leiden University and a Bachelor of Science from the University of Pennsylvania.

Ted London was promoted to clinical professor of business administration. London is the Ford Motor Company Clinical Professor of Business Administration. He teaches Business Strategies for the Base of the Pyramid to MBA students, as well as Base of the Pyramid: Business Innovation and Social Impact to BBA students. His research focuses on how organizations can achieve impact at scale in low-income markets, with a particular focus on building sustainable enterprises that serve the base of the pyramid. He is a senior research fellow at the William Davidson Institute and serves as the area chair for business administration at Michigan Ross. London earned a PhD from the University of North Carolina, an MBA from Claremont Graduate University, and a Bachelor of Science in mechanical engineering from Lehigh University.

Sarah Miller was promoted to associate professor of business economics. She has taught Healthcare Markets and Public Policy to MBA students and served as an advisor to the Living Business Leadership Experience at Michigan Ross. Her research focuses on the real-world impacts of healthcare policy, including the effects of the Affordable Care Act. She is a faculty research fellow at the National Bureau of Economic Research, was named among the Top 40 Under 40 MBA professors by Poets&Quants, and recently won the ASHEcon Medal from the American Society of Health Economists. Miller earned a  PhD from the University of Illinois  and a Bachelor of Science from Tulane University.

Mohamed Mostagir was promoted to associate professor of technology and operations. He teaches the core Business Statistics course for Full-Time MBA and Weekend MBA students, as well as the core Data Analytics course for BBA students. His recent research has explored the ways in which people and society become susceptible to misinformation and manipulation. In 2021, one of his papers won a Michigan Ross Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Research Award. Mostagir earned a PhD from the California Institute of Technology, a Master of Science from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, a Master of Science from the University of Delaware, and a Bachelor of Science from Ain Shams University.

Anant Nyshadham was promoted to associate professor of business economics. His recent work focuses on personnel and organizational economics in developing country settings. He is co-founder and chief strategy officer of the Good Business Lab, an international non-profit labor research lab and social enterprise incubator with offices across Asia and the Americas and firm partnerships across a wide array of industries, including garment, electronic, and automotive manufacturing; and food and retail services. GBL diagnoses unmet needs of marginalized workers around the world and designs solutions for impact on both worker wellbeing and workplace performance. It then works to scale the solutions which are proven to deliver these dual benefits as B2B service products to employers and payers further up the supply chain. Nyshadham is a faculty research fellow at the National Bureau of Economic Research and a research affiliate of the Bureau for Research and Economic Analysis of Development, the Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab, and the International Growth Centre.  He has taught Development Economics and Econometric Methods to both graduate and undergraduate students. He earned a PhD from Yale University and a Bachelor of Science from the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School.

Joline Uichanco was promoted to associate professor of technology and operations. She works with PhD students and teaches Survey of Topics in Technology and Operations at the PhD level, as well as Introduction to Operations Management at the undergraduate level. Her research focuses on developing data-driven and practice-minded operations models and solutions for managing an organization’s limited resources. She has been involved in research collaborations with organizations such as IBM Research, Oracle Labs, National Grid, and the Philippine government. She is a winner of the Arnold M. and Linda T. Jacob Faculty Development Award at Michigan Ross. Uichanco earned a PhD and a Master of Science from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and a Master of Science and a Bachelor of Science from the National University of Singapore.

Gwen Yu was promoted to professor of accounting. She is the Arthur Andersen Professor of Accounting. She teaches Financial Statement Analysis in the MBA program and Analytical Thinking in the Executive Education program. She is the faculty director of the Accelerated Management Development Program, which is the largest online certificate program offered by Ross Executive Education. Her research focuses on how accounting information affects various economic outcomes, especially in an international setting. At Ross, she has won the Neary Teaching Excellence Award in the Master of Accounting Program, the Executive Education Teaching Impact Award, and the C.K. Prahalad Research Award. Yu earned a PhD and a Master of Arts from the University of Michigan, and a Bachelor of Arts from Yonsei University.

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Gwen Yu
  • Arthur Andersen Professor of Accounting
  • Professor of Accounting
Joline Uichanco
  • Associate Professor of Technology and Operations
Anant Nyshadham
  • Associate Professor for Business Economics and Public Policy
Mohamed Mostagir
  • Associate Professor of Technology and Operations
Sarah Miller
  • Associate Professor of Business Economics and Public Policy
Ted London
  • Ford Motor Company Clinical Professor of Business Administration
  • Senior Research Fellow, William Davidson Institute
  • Area Chair of Business Administration
Lindy Greer
  • Professor for Management and Organizations
  • Michael R. and Mary Kay Hallman Fellow
Felipe Csaszar
  • Professor of Strategy
  • Area Chair of Strategy
Anocha Aribarg
  • Professor of Marketing