August 18, 2008
College of Business faculty members promoted
CARBONDALE, Ill. -- Several faculty members at Southern Illinois University Carbondale’s College of Business have been promoted, effective today (Aug. 18).
Steven J. Karau has been promoted to professor of management. He researches group and team effectiveness, motivation within group contexts, leadership, gender differences in leadership, time pressure and performance as well as consumer attitudes toward e-commerce.
Karau was featured on the national ABC News program "20/20" for a segment about productivity in the workplace. His research revealed that people who work in groups tend to slack off.
Karau earned a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Arizona State University in 1987 and master’s and doctoral degrees in social psychology from Purdue University in 1990 and 1993, respectively.
Suzanne A. Nasco has been promoted to associate professor of marketing. Her research focuses on consumer decision-making, sports marketing, mobile commerce, international marketing and consumer reactions to product placements.
Nasco earned a bachelor’s degree in psychology from the University of Florida in 1993 and a doctorate in social psychology from the University of Notre Dame in 1999.
Ania Rose has been promoted to associate professor of accounting and Emerson/Groennert Professor of Accounting. Her research interests are in the areas of audit judgment and quality, internal control, fraud and accounting education.
Rose earned her bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees in accounting from Texas A&M University.
Jacob Rose has been promoted to professor of accounting. He directs the doctoral program in accounting and researches judgment, decision-making and knowledge structure development.
Rose has developed custom software and training materials for the U.S. government. His materials are employed by the U.S. Department of Treasury, Department of Homeland Security, Internal Revenue Service and other federal law enforcement agencies to train employees in digital fraud detection techniques and to search for fraud during field investigations.
Rose is a three-degree graduate of Texas A&M University, earning a bachelor's degree in accounting, a master's degree in accounting and a doctorate in accounting information systems.