Wake Forest University Dean of Business announces faculty promotions

4.14.2009 News Release

Three faculty members in the business schools at Wake Forest University receive promotions.

Dean of Business Steve Reinemund announced that Pat Dickson of the Calloway School will be granted tenure and that Chet Miller and Michelle Roehm of the Babcock School will be promoted to full professors. The promotions are effective July 1.

“The accomplishments of each of these distinguished colleagues are impressive,” said Reinemund, who asked the Wake Forest community to join him in congratulating the professors “for their well-deserved promotions and the significant contributions they make to our learning community.”

Holding a doctorate in management from the University of Alabama, Dickson is credited with numerous published articles, including work in the Academy of Management Journal. Dickson’s teaching specialties focus on strategic management, entrepreneurship, technology innovation and international entrepreneurship.

Miller is the Farr Leadership Fellow and a member of the Organizational Studies faculty. He studied at the University of Texas, where he earned his doctorate, and taught at Cornell and Baylor universities before coming to Wake Forest. An award winning teaching and researcher, Miller’s articles have appeared in publications such as Academy of Management Journal and Organization Science.

Michelle Roehm is currently the Board of Visitors associate professor of Marketing. An expert on advertising and brand management, Roehm’s research focuses on information processing and consumer behavior. She earned her doctorate at Northwestern University and has published articles in outlets such as the Journal of Consumer Research, Journal of Marketing Research and International Journal of Research in Marketing. She is member of the Association for Consumer Research, the American Marketing Association and the Society for Consumer Psychology.

Reinemund recommended the promotions, which were approved by the provost and the board of trustees.