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February 15, 2012

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Novy-Marx
Novy-Marx
 Baumhauer
Baumhauer
Berlo
Berlo
Privitera
Privitera

Robert Novy-Marx, assistant professor of finance at the Simon School, was awarded the American Finance Association’s Smith-Breeden Prize for the 2010 Best Paper in the Journal of Finance in areas other than corporate finance for his study with coauthor Joshua Rauh, “Public Pension Promises: How Big Are They and What Are They Worth?

Judith Baumhauer, professor and associate chair of academic affairs in the Department of Orthopaedics, was named the winner of the 26th annual Athena Award administered by the Women’s Council of the Rochester Business Alliance. The award—part of an international program with more than 3,000 recipients—was founded in 1982 to recognize and honor the achievements of outstanding and professional businesswomen.

Janet Berlo, professor of art history and of visual and cultural studies, has been awarded two grants for the completion of projects in Native American Art. The first is a $50,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities to conduct research and for the completion of a book titled NOT Native American Art: Fakes, Replicas, and Other Vexed Identities. The second is from the Center for Craft, Creativity, and Design in Asheville, N.C., for $10,000 for research on an ongoing study of 100 years of imitation and replication of Mimbres pottery by Native and non-Native potters, craftspeople, and manufacturers.

Michael Privitera, associate professor of psychiatry, has been awarded the 2012 Manfred S. Guttmacher Award, which is given for an outstanding contribution to the literature of forensic psychiatry. Privitera, director of the Psychiatry Consultation Service at the Medical Center, edited Workplace Violence in Mental and General Healthcare Settings and wrote several chapters in the book.

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