Johnson welcomes new faculty
Lourdes Casanova, Senior Lecturer of Management
Lourdes Casanova specializes in
international business with a focus
on Latin America and multinationals
from emerging markets. A Fulbright
Scholar with a master’s degree
from the University of Southern
California and a PhD from the
University of Barcelona, Casanova
speaks eight languages. She came to
Johnson from INSEAD, where she
taught and directed executive programs for senior managers from
global multinationals. She has also been a visiting professor at the
University of California at Berkeley, the University of Cambridge,
the University of Oxford, the University of Zurich, and the
Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona.
Casanova is a consultant to multinationals operating in Latin America, author of Global Latinas: Latin America’s emerging multinationals and co-author of Innovalatino, Fostering Innovation in Latin America. She has published numerous case studies, chapters in books, and articles in peer-reviewed journals, including Beijing Business Review, International Journal of Human Resource Management, Business and Politics and Foreign Affairs Latinoamérica. A member of the Global Agenda Council of the World Economic Forum of Latin America, Casanova serves in an advisory role to myriad global and Latin American organizations, including the Inter- American Development Bank, Advisory Committee European Union/Brazil, the World Investment Network of the UNCTAD, the B20 task force on ICT and Innovation, and many more.
Allan Filipowicz, Clinical Professor of Management and Organizations
Allan Filipowicz ’86, MEng ’87, comes to Johnson from INSEAD’s Singapore campus. His research focuses on the role of emotions in intrapersonal and interpersonal processes, and its subsequent impact on effectiveness. Within this domain, he studies the relationship between emotions and risky decision making; the influence of humor on both leadership and negotiation effectiveness; and the impact of emotional transitions on negotiations. His earlier work had approached this topic by studying the psychological determinants of network formation. Currently, he is examining the influence of humor on performance in task-based interactions, with a focus on both leadership and negotiations. Filipowicz received his PhD from Harvard University, an MBA from Wharton, an MA in international affairs from the University of Pennsylvania, and degrees in electrical engineering (MEng and BS) and economics (BA) from Cornell University. His professional experience includes two years in banking (Bankers Trust, New York) and five years in consulting, including running his own boutique consulting firm and four years with the Boston Consulting Group in Paris.
Hyunseob Kim, Assistant Professor of Finance
Hyunseob Kim’s current research focuses on the impact of labor market conditions and taxes on corporate capital structure decisions, the real effects of hedge fund activism on plant productivity, and the implications of asset redeployability and economic uncertainty on corporate investment policies. His work has been published in leading academic journals, including the National Tax Journal. Kim earned his PhD in business administration (finance) from Duke University, an AM in statistics from Harvard University, and a BBA in business administration from Seoul National University.
Drew Pascarella, Senior Lecturer of Management
Drew Pascarella, MBA ’01, leads Johnson’s Investment Banking Immersion program. He is a quantitative trader focused on the futures markets and a strategic advisor to private companies. He has 15 years’ experience working at bulge bracket investment banks, most recently as a director in the technology investment banking group at Citi, focused on the communications equipment sector. At Citi, Pascarella advised clients on over $35 billion of merger and acquisition transactions, and led equity, convertible, and debt financing transactions totaling over $9 billion. Notable transactions include the formation of Nokia Siemens Networks and Nokia’s acquisition of NAVTEQ. He also developed and delivered courses for the Investment Banking Associate Training Program at Citi. Prior to Citi, he was a technology project manager at Goldman Sachs, where he led the design, development, implementation, and support of global trading technology systems. Pascarella holds an MBA from Johnson, where he was class copresident and a Fried Fellow, and a BBA in computer information systems from James Madison University.
P. Eric Yeung, Visiting Associate Professor of Accounting
P. Eric Yeung’s research examines the relation between accounting information and economic fundamentals as well as the economic and behavioral factors that influence how market participants use accounting information and how managers provide accounting information. At Johnson, he teaches intermediate financial accounting. His research has been published in The Accounting Review, Journal of Accounting Research, Journal of Accounting and Economics, Contemporary Accounting Research, Review of Financial Studies, Strategic Management Journal, and Management Science. Yeung received his bachelor’s degree in professional accountancy from the Chinese University of Hong Kong and PhD in accounting from the University of Oregon, where he received several teaching awards. He joined Johnson from the University of Georgia, where he received multiple research awards.