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Distinguished University Professor Thomas L. Saaty passed away at the age of 91. Saaty was an exceptionally gifted researcher and prolific author, and is best known as the creator of the decision-making mechanisms Analytics Hierarchy Process (AHP) and Analytic Network Process (ANP) for resolving complex problems.

The Accounting Faculty at the Joseph M. Katz Graduate School of Business and College of Business Administration are a unique mix of both experimental and archival scholars. Over the last few years, Katz has recruited some of the finest accounting scholars who are making an impact in the classroom and in research.

J. Jeffrey Inman was elected Editor in Chief of the Journal of Consumer Research, the most prestigious journal focused on scholarly research that describes and explains consumer behavior. 

Faculty member John E. Prescott was selected for the University of Pittsburgh 2017 Provost's Award for Excellence in Mentoring. The honor recognizes him for his work with Katz doctoral students. During the past 30 years, he has served on about 70 dissertation committees and his former students have become professors at elite business schools all over the world.

Jay Sukits, Clinical Assistant Professor of Business Administration, is the inaugural recipient of the CFA Society Pittsburgh’s Excellence in Financial Literacy Education Award. The award recognizes educators who best demonstrate a commitment to financial literacy education in the spirit and tenants of the CFA designation.