Latest Research

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Samford Professor Selected to Collaborate with Top African American Mathematicians
Math and Computer Science Professor Kwadwo Antwi-Fordjour was recently selected to participate in the 2023 African Diaspora Joint Mathematics Workshop. He will collaborate with the most prestigious mathematicians and statisticians in the nation.
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McCombs, Stone are Recipients of Inaugural Brock School of Business Mission Impact Award
Kate McCombs and Anna-Leigh Stone are the inaugural faculty recipients of the Brock School of Business' Mission Impact Award, which recognizes their work that supports to the school's Christian mission.  
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Biochemistry and Spanish Alumna Succeeds in Medical School Following Stint in Faculty-Guided Research Program
Biochemistry and Spanish alumna Hanah Walker '22 graduated from Samford feeling confident that the skills she gained in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry’s faculty-guided research program helped prepare her for a career in medicine.
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Chemistry and Math Alumnus One Step Closer to Dream Thanks to Faculty-Guided Research Program
Robert Houston Givhan '22 is one step closer to his dream and he owes it all to the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry’s faculty-guided research program.
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Chemistry and Biochemistry Alumna Credits Faculty-Guided Research Program for Her Success 
Sydney Bottcher '22 credits the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry’s faculty-guided research program for playing an integral role in her success.  
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McFarlin Presents on Latest Article, "A Copyright Restored"
Professor Tim McFarlin presented his latest article “A Copyright Restored: Mark Twain, Mary Ann Cord, and How to Right a Longstanding Wrong” at the Intellectual Property Mosaic Conference and Texas A&M Intellectual Property Scholars Roundtable. 
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White Article “Pushing Back Darkness in the Beautiful Game” Published by The Gospel Coalition
Darin White, executive director of Samford’s Center for Sports Analytics, has had a new editorial piece published by The Gospel Coalition. The article, Pushing Back Darkness in the Beautiful Game explains the dark side of professional soccer and highlights innovative strategies that are being used bring about meaningful change.
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Samford Pharmacy Faculty Research Targets Alzheimer’s, Cystic Fibrosis
McWhorter School of Pharmacy faculty members Patricia Jumbo-Lucioni and X. Robert Wang are conducting involves groundbreaking research into the treatment of major diseases that could affect millions of lives across the globe.
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Diké-Minor Finds Flaw in U.S. Health Care Fraud Statutes
A former assistant U.S. attorney for the Northern District of Alabama, Chinelo Diké-Minor served as the office’s criminal division’s health care fraud coordinator. Today, she is researching the legislative histories of kickback laws in the United States and argues that the current criminal kickback statutes are not enough to deter health care fraudsters.
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Ross Responds to Question "Should the US Supreme Court Have an Ethics Code?"
JURIST has published a new commentary by William G. Ross, Cumberland School of Law's Albert P. Brewer professor of law and ethics, in which he addresses the question "Should the US Supreme Court Have an Ethics Code?".
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Cross-Disciplinary Research by Samford Faculty Highlights the Careers of Retail Innovators Sol Price and Sam Walton
Professors Art Carden and Reggie Harris partnered to write “The Vital Two: Retail Innovation by Sol Price and Sam Walton” which was published by Essays in Economic and Business History in November 2022.
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Thornton Paper Published in Top International Business Journal
Jeremy Thornton, associate dean and professor of economics in Brock School of Business, has had new research published by the Academy of Management Review--the #3 journal in the management category and the #4 journal in the business category of all scientific journals worldwide. 
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Peters Receives Best in Track Recognition During Society for Marketing Advances Annual Conference
Peters' paper received "Best in Track" recognition during the Society for Marketing Advances Annual conference, Nov. 2-5, 2022.  
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Carden Paper Included in New Book that Pays Tribute to American Economist John E. Murray
Art Carden, professor of economics, has had a paper published in Springer Publishing’s new book, Standard of Living: Essays on Economics, History, and Religion in Honor of John E. Murray, as part of their “Studies in Economic History” series.
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New Buchanan Paper Accepted for Publication by Labour Economics
A new paper by Joy Buchanan, assistant professor of quantitative analysis and economics, “Willingness to be Paid: Who Trains for Tech Jobs?,” has been accepted for publication by Labour Economics.
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Smolin Publishes New Articles Based on Children’s Legal Issues and Rights  
Professor David M. Smolin is a sought-after expert on international children's issues. Several pieces of recent research address topics such as children, religious liberty and the Catholic church; a children's rights perspective on Fulton v. City of Philadelphia; and surrogacy, intermediaries and the sale of children.
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Diké-Minor Presents Draft Article About Anti-Kickback Laws at National Health Law Scholars Conference
Chinelo Diké-Minor, assistant professor of law, presented her work-in-progress, “An Incoherent Truth: Kickback Laws in the United States,” at the Health Law Scholars Workshop, Sept. 29-Oct.1, 2022.
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McFarlin Article "A Copyright Restored" To Be Published By the Wisconsin Law Review
Associate Professor of Law Tim McFarlin’s latest article, “A Copyright Restored: Mark Twain, Mary Ann Cord, and How to Right a Longstanding Wrong,” has been accepted for publication by the Wisconsin Law Review.