Carey Business School adds seven full-time faculty, bringing total to 76

The Johns Hopkins Carey Business School has added seven research- and practice-track professors and lecturers to its full-time faculty for the start of the 2015–16 academic year, bringing the school's total number of full-time faculty members to 76.

The seven new faculty members include two tenured professors. With these additions, the Carey Business School, established in 2007, has hired 43 full-time faculty members during the past three years.

Valerie Suslow, who has been appointed as a professor in the research track, will serve as vice dean for faculty and research. Suslow joins Johns Hopkins from the Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan, where she was senior associate dean for MBA programs, professor of business economics and public policy, and the Louis and Myrtle Moskowitz Research Professor of Business and Law. Suslow earned her PhD in economics from Stanford University. Her academic research has focused on the economics of explicit price fixing and cartel operations, specifically the determinants of cartel duration and how organizational features of cartels contribute to their stability. Among the honors she has received are the Victor L. Bernard Faculty Award for Leadership in Teaching from the University of Michigan and the John M. Olin National Fellowship from the Hoover Institution at Stanford University.

The other new members of the school's full-time faculty are, in alphabetical order:

Jacob Cosman, assistant professor in the research track. Cosman earned his PhD from Vancouver School of Economics at the University of British Columbia, and his research focuses on using tools from industrial organization to study the structure and dynamics of cities.

Paul Ferraro, a professor in the research track, who also has been appointed a professor at the Whiting School of Engineering. Previously, Ferraro was a professor of economics at the Andrew Young School of Policy Studies at Georgia State University. His research focuses on environmental policies and the integration of biophysical and economic information in environmental decision making. Ferraro earned a PhD in economics from Cornell University and a master's degree from Duke University. His academic honors include a Provost's Faculty Fellow Award from Georgia State University, a National Academy of Sciences' Cozzarelli Prize, and a Fulbright Scholar award.

Arefaine Ghebre-Yohannes, senior lecturer in the practice track. Ghebre-Yohannes, who earned his PhD in economics from Northwestern University, has worked for the U.S. Department of the Treasury and in international financial institutions and central banking.

Josie Moore, lecturer in the practice track. Moore earned her master's degree in communication studies from West Chester University and is currently in the doctorate program in communication studies at the University of Maryland. She specializes in persuasion and social influence in professional leadership and health communication.

Luis Quintero, assistant professor in the research track in real estate and infrastructure. Quintero earned his PhD in economics from Carnegie Mellon University. His research focuses on structural econometric analysis of real estate and housing policy. He recently has examined housing markets and urbanization patterns in developing economies through spatial econometrics, analysis of satellite images, and machine learning.

Zhaogang Song, assistant professor in the research track. Song, who earned his PhD in economics from Cornell University, has expertise in asset pricing, financial econometrics, financial market structure and design, and financial intermediation.

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