ATLANTA – Charlotte Alexander, Perry Binder, and Susan Willey of Georgia State University’s J. Mack Robinson College of Business were recently recognized with best paper awards at the annual conference of the Academy of Legal Studies in Business (ALSB).
Alexander, a professor of law and analytics and holder of the Connie & Ken McDaniel WomenLead Chair, received the “American Business Law Journal” Hoeber Memorial Award for Excellence in Research for “Text Mining for Bias: A Recommendation Letter Experiment.”
Binder, a clinical associate professor of legal studies, was recognized by the “Journal of Business Law and Ethics Pedagogy” for Best Paper in Vol. 2 (2019), “The Entrepreneurs with No Garage Project: Protecting Ownership Interests and Intellectual Property on a Shoestring Budget.”
Willey was recognized by the “Journal of Business Law and Ethics Pedagogy” for the Best Paper in Vol. 3 (2020) for her article “Speaking Their Language: Assigning Infographics and Videos as ‘Digital Deliverables’ to Teach Legal Environment of Business Students About Social Media Policy.”
“We are proud that Charlotte, Perry, and Sue have earned these honors,” said Robinson Dean Richard Phillips. “Their recognition is a testament to the scholarly excellence of our faculty.”
Alexander has been named to an ALSB blue-ribbon committee charged with recommending how the organization should position itself for its next century in conjunction with the 100th anniversary of its founding. She will serve on the committee with two other scholars with Georgia State connections. Joan Gabel is a former legal studies faculty member who is now president of the University of Minnesota System, and Jere Morehead (B.A. ’77), president of the University of Georgia.
The Academy of Legal Studies in Business is an association of teachers and scholars in the fields of business law, legal environment, and law-related courses outside of professional law schools. It was established in 1924.