In his new book “How Language Began”, Dean of Arts and Sciences Dan Everett argues that language began 1.9m years ago with Homo erectus.
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The Outstanding Scholarly Contribution awards recognize scholarly accomplishments by Bentley faculty each year. Nominated by members of the Bentley community and overseen by the Teaching and Scholarly Activities Committee, the awards are designed to encourage high quality scholarly work within the Bentley community, including a monetary award for each honoree. Up to two honorees from the Arts and Sciences departments and two honorees from the Business Departments are selected for the awards, which cover accomplishments from the past three years.
Bentley Dean of Arts and Sciences Daniel Everett’s new book, How Language Began, is highlighted for its unique and complex analysis of the origins of human language.
Two Bentley professors have been honored as “Pioneers” by the United Nations Global Compact for their work to develop responsible leaders.
Associate Professor of Sociology Miriam Boeri’s research on how opioids are affecting suburban communities is highlighted.
Economics and Management Professor Patricia Flynn’s research helps to explain why CFOs remain in their positions for a long period of time.
New research from professors at Bentley, Northeastern and the University of Colorado indicates that while women may be gaining numbers in entry-level positions at accounting firms, they are behind at the executive level.
Research from Finance Professor Rani Hoitash is highlighted in a discussion of women’s representation in the accounting industry.
New research from Finance Professor Rani Hoitash finds that women represent only 17 percent of audit partners in the United States.
Accounting firms often rank highly for their gender equality efforts but new research suggests that while this may be true in lower positions, women are substantially underrepresented in higher positions.