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Dr. Akhigbe awarded 2010 Outstanding Researcher


Dr. Akhigbe Outstanding ResearchDr. Aigbe Akhigbe, Acting Chair of the Department of Finance, Professor of Finance, and the Frederick E. Moyer Chair of Finance, was recently named as one of two winners of the “2010 Outstanding Research Awards.” The award is presented by The University of Akron Research Foundation (UARF).

Dr. Akhigbe was nominated by fellow Finance Professors, Dr. Karen Eilers Lahey and Dr. Melinda Newman, and was selected by a committee of past Outstanding Researchers.

In presenting Dr. Akhigbe's award, Dr. George Newkome, President of UARF, stated, “Your influence in areas of research such as commercial bank efficiencies, and regulatory reform as well as your impressive list of published articles and worldwide recognition as a leader in your field made you an easy selection for this award.”