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We're a dynamic, supportive and collaborative community of scholars at the forefront of Business research.
We're researchers in business. We're advancing new disciplinary knowledge through top-tier publications, and we're leveraging our scholarly insights through strong research partnerships with industry. OSU and the College of Business invest in the excellence, achievement, and external impact of our faculty.
18 individual faculty members have published in a Tier 1 (elite) journal since 2020.
Five faculty members serving as associate editors in 2022-23 at highly regarded business journals.
As Oregon's land-grant university, our eight centers of excellence have partnered for research with industry and community on 22 projects.
The College of Business is a supportive environment for faculty research. We recognize the achievement and dedication of our researchers, and we empower junior faculty to reach high standards for scholarly excellence.
In the past years — because of the priority we've made of our faculty's scholarship — we've significantly increased our contributions to top-tier journals, supporting the goals of our faculty and our college.
Five faculty members are serving as associate editors in 2022-23 at highly regarded business journals, and 18 individual faculty members have published in a Tier 1 (elite) journal since 2020.
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* This is based on rankings of 4* (elite) and 4 (top-ranked) journals published by the Chartered Association of Business Schools.
Kathryn N. & John A. Stirek Assistant Professor of Management
Oregon State University has a Carnegie R1 Research classification and is one of only two universities in the country with all four public designations – Land, Sea, Space, and Sun Grant. Year over year, the College of Business humbly contributes to the global prestige and significance of OSU funded research as part of the university's research and extension mission.
In fiscal year 2022, the College of Business received $1.39 million in research funding from public and private sources, including the college's largest-ever grant, awarded by the U.S. Department of Agriculture and through the OSU College of Agricultural Sciences’ Global Hemp Innovation Center.
Projects range from local private funding to support business entrepreneurship in minority communities to large government grants to research the impact of curiosity in learning or to develop online k-12 curricula.
Terrence Blackburne, assistant professor of accounting, explains his research: “I am interested in how information affects business decisions." And he’s mining a massive new trove of Securities and Exchange Commission data to see what he might find.
Dr. Ryann Reynolds-McIlnay, assistant professor of marketing and merchandising management, investigates the effects of retail environment stimuli on shopper behavior. She's wired to notice shopper marketing, atmospherics and sensory marketing.
When most people find that their actions have resulted in an undesirable outcome, they tend to rethink their decisions. When narcissists face the same undesirable outcome, their refrains, according to Professor Satoris Howes, is “No one could have seen this coming!”