Recent Scholarly Impact

Recent Scholarly Impact


By one measure of scholarly impact, at July 1, 2018, his scholarship is ranked 24th worldwide by the Social Sciences Research Network (SSRN) among the Top 12,000 Business Authors (based on total new downloads within the past twelve months). Were he to be classified as law school faculty, his scholarship would be ranked 29th among SSRN’s Top 3,000 Law Authors as of the same date.

SEC Commissioner Luis Aguilar in a June 10, 2014 speech before the New York Stock exchange “Cyber Risks and the Boardroom” Conference, cited his article (see footnotes 19, 37 & 40), here. An April 4, 2017 Fast Company Magazine story about the Panama Papers cites his scholarship here.

In their letter to the SEC dated March 31, 2015, public fund fiduciaries, who collectively supervise the investment of over $1.12 trillion in assets, cited his article, Corporate Director Selection and Recruitment: A Matrix, in their petition for rulemaking, asking “the Commission to require new disclosures related to nominees for corporate board seats… to provide investors with necessary information to evaluate the nominees’ gender, racial, and ethnic diversity, as well as their mix of skills, experiences, and attributes needed to fulfill the corporation’s mission,” here.