USC Scholars Honored

Scholarship by four USC Marshall faculty is on display at the University Club

February 08, 2019

The University Club Board of Councilors honored the inaugural class of its Faculty Recognition Program on Jan. 30. The 2019 class of honorees includes 20 scholars from five participating USC Schools and the College. Among those, four represent USC Marshall. In alphabetical order, they are:


Shaun Harper, Provost Professor of Management and OrganizationShaun Harper, Provost Professor of Management and Organization, Clifford and Betty Allen Chair in Urban Leadership and Executive Director, USC Race and Equity Center

“As a University Club member, I am especially grateful and honored to be one of those 20 honorees. I think it is important for universities to recognize faculty work and faculty excellence, and I am therefore really grateful that I’m among the handful of extraordinarily accomplished USC professors to be honored in this way.”




Edward Lawler, Distinguished Professor of Business Edward Lawler, Distinguished Professor of Business, Professor of Management and Organization and Director, Center for Effective organizations

"Very pleased to receive it. A big thank you to the Marshall School for its support of my work over the years!”



Deborah MacInnis, professor of marketing, USC Marshall

Deborah MacInnis, Charles L. and Ramona I. Hilliard Professor of Business Administration and Professor of Marketing

“I am honored and humbled to be amongst such a distinguished group of USC faculty members."




Gerry Tellis, professor of marketing, USC Marshall

Gerard Tellis, Jerry and Nancy Neely Chair in American Enterprise, Professor of Marketing and Director, Center for Global Innovation

“I was thrilled that the Club chose to display my six books and their numerous translations into foreign languages.”



The Amy King Dundon-Berchtold University Club of USC created the Faculty Recognition Program to honor a broad and inclusive set of outstanding researchers whose scholarly works are significant contributions to their respective fields. Among the featured works on display at the University Club are books, cover articles, artwork, artifacts and prototypes produced by USC faculty. Awardees were nominated by their academic deans through an open call and selected by the University Club’s Board of Councilors.