Bill Tayler
Reshma Shah

Goizueta professors Bill Tayler and Reshma Shah received Crystal Apple awards Monday evening in an event held at Emory University’s Miller-Ward Alumni House.

Given annually for the past 12 years by the Residence Hall Association (RHA), the Crystal Apples are “the single most important accolade presented to faculty by students for their exceptional teaching ability.”

A panel selects recipients in eight categories from student nominations.

Tayler, an assistant professor of accounting, joined Goizueta Business School in the fall of 2007 after completing his Ph.D. in management at Cornell University. His research explores psychological and social forces affecting judgment and decision making in accounting. His work has been published in The Accounting Review, the Journal of Accounting ResearchThe Journal of Finance, and The Review of Financial Studies.

Shah, an assistant professor in the practice of marketing, joined Goizueta in 1997 after completing her Ph.D. in Marketing from the Katz Graduate School of Business at the University of Pittsburgh. She has a B.S. in Business Administration from the University of Illinois – UC and an MBA from the University of Southern California. In addition to her education, she has worked full time in Corporate Component Procurement for IBM Corporation; in Litigation Consulting for Price Waterhouse; in Strategic Planning for Unilever, PLC; and in Account Management for Leo Burnett Advertising.

Tayler also recently received “best paper” honors at the Accounting Section of the AAA conference — for the second year in a row. Shah also co-authored a book last year on social media marketing.