Meet Shannon Harris, Ph.D.

Assistant professor of supply chain management and analytics

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Dr. Shannon Harris chose to pursue a research-based career because it allows her to investigate problems that matter to her. Dr. Harris hopes that her research findings will help others in the communities around her.

Research areas of expertise:

  • Healthcare Scheduling
  • Predictive Analytics
  • Social Justice in Healthcare Operations

Meet Chris Herrington, Ph.D.

Associate professor of economics

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Dr. Chris Herrington has been passionate about research and economics since his undergraduate days.  He believes academic research is very fundamental, as researchers are adding new facts, ideas and explanations to the existing stock of human knowledge.

Research areas of expertise:

  • Macroeconomics and Growth
  • Human Capital
  • Higher Education

Meet Chris Reina, Ph.D.

Associate professor of management and entrepreneurship

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Dr. Christopher Reina is deeply motivated to use data and scientific methods to reinforce the importance of the human skills and competencies that ensure our workplaces are places where we can thrive and flourish - leadership, compassion, mindfulness, inclusion & belonging, and well-being.

Research areas of expertise: 

  • Leadership and Mindfulness
  • Caring and Compassion
  • Diversity and Inclusion

Research Highlights

Policy Experiments and Financial Regulation: Using Laboratory Methods to Evaluate Responses to the 2007-2009 Financial Crisis

Policy Experiments and Financial Regulation: Using Laboratory Methods to Evaluate Responses to the 2007-2009 Financial Crisis

Wednesday, June 15

VCU Authors: Douglas Davis, Director of Research and Professor of Economics, and Oleg Korenok, Professor of Economics

Stressors and Social Resources at Work: The Buffering Effects of LMX, POS, and their Interaction on Employee Attitudes

Stressors and Social Resources at Work: The Buffering Effects of LMX, POS, and their Interaction on Employee Attitudes

Friday, June 3

VCU Authors: Andra Serban, Assistant Professor in Management and Entrepreneurship and Chris Reina, Associate Professor in Management and Entrepreneurship

Human-Robot Collaboration: A Multilevel and Integrated Leadership Framework

Human-Robot Collaboration: A Multilevel and Integrated Leadership Framework

Thursday, June 2

VCU Author: Andra Serban, Assistant Professor in Management and Entrepreneurship

Distortions in a Segment of the Commercial Office Market: The Case of Medical Office Buildings

Distortions in a Segment of the Commercial Office Market: The Case of Medical Office Buildings

Thursday, June 2

VCU Author: Brent Smith, Professor and CoStar Group Endowed Chair in Real Estate Analytics

Saving patients’ lives is a matter of seeing the big picture

Saving patients’ lives is a matter of seeing the big picture

Thursday, June 2

She emailed me after the verdict in the Murphey case to alert me to research by another scholar, Elizabeth White Baker, in which Baker proposes a better way for hospitals to detect and prevent errors in the administration of medications. Baker is a professor of information systems in the Virginia Commonwealth University School of Business.

When Resilience is Insufficient: Increasing Agility Through Planning in the COVID-19 Era

When Resilience is Insufficient: Increasing Agility Through Planning in the COVID-19 Era

Wednesday, June 1

VCU Author: Jason Merrick, Professor in Supply Chain Management and Analytics

Medical Service Quality and Office Rent Premiums: Reputation Spillovers

Medical Service Quality and Office Rent Premiums: Reputation Spillovers

Wednesday, June 1

VCU Author: Brent Smith, Professor and CoStar Group Endowed Chair in Real Estate Analytics

Measuring Prediction Accuracy in a Maritime Early Warning System, in Early View at Production and Operations Management

Measuring Prediction Accuracy in a Maritime Early Warning System, in Early View at Production and Operations Management

Wednesday, June 1

VCU Author: Jason Merrick, Professor in Supply Chain Management and Analytics

Making sure workers have a ‘good’ day gives companies a competitive advantage

Making sure workers have a ‘good’ day gives companies a competitive advantage

Thursday, May 19

VCU business professors research how employees’ daily experiences impact creative performance.

Family Heterogeneity, Human Capital Investment and College Attainment

Family Heterogeneity, Human Capital Investment and College Attainment

Tuesday, December 14

VCU Authors: Adam Blandin, Professor in Economics, Christopher Herrington, Professor in Economics