BUFFALO, N.Y. – Timothy Maynes, PhD, assistant professor
of organization and human resources in the University at Buffalo
School of Management, received the Milton Plesur Excellence in
Teaching Award from the undergraduate Student Association in a
ceremony on May 8.
The annual award recognizes outstanding professors who create an
atmosphere of creativity, enthusiasm and participation in their
classrooms. Students nominate instructors who have inspired,
excited or positively affected them from across the university.
The honor is named for a beloved UB history professor, author
and scholar who died in 1987.
Maynes joined the School of Management faculty last fall after
earning his doctorate from Indiana University. He also holds
master’s and bachelor’s degrees from Brigham Young
His research interests include organizational effectiveness,
employee productivity and performance, and the factors that lead to
employee-driven innovation and change. He has been published twice
in the Journal of Applied Psychology.
Maynes is a member of the Academy of Management and the Society
for Industrial-Organizational Psychology. He previously worked as a
financial analyst at BYU and a financial statement auditor for
Hawkins Cloward & Simister LLC in Orem, Utah.
The UB School of Management is recognized for its emphasis on
real-world learning, community and economic impact, and the global
perspective of its faculty, students and alumni. The school also
has been ranked by Bloomberg Businessweek, the Financial Times,
Forbes and U.S. News & World Report for the quality of its
programs and the return on investment it provides its graduates.
For more information about the UB School of Management, visit mgt.buffalo.edu.