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01-03-2011

Frascatore Granted Tenure And Promoted

Clarkson University President Denny Brown announced today that Mark R. Frascatore of Norwood, assistant professor of economics and finance, has been granted tenure, effective February 11.  Frascatore has also been promoted to Associate Professor as of that date.

Frascatore’s research interests include strategic product differentiation, agency theory, and the economics of research and development joint ventures.  He has been at Clarkson since 1994.  Before that, he was an instructor and teaching assistant at Virginia Tech University.  He also served as a research associate at Glassman-Oliver Economic Consultants Inc. in Washington, D.C.

Frascatore has received numerous awards at Clarkson, including the MBA/MS Excellence in Teaching Award, the Outstanding New Teacher Award, the Clarkson University School of Business Leadership Award for Excellence in Teaching and Research, and the CUSB Excellence in Teaching Award.  He is a member of the American Economic Association, the European Association for Research in Industrial Economics and the Western Economic Association.  Frascatore is also a member of the Clarkson chapter of the Beta Gamma Sigma honor society.

Frascatore received his bachelor’s degree in economics from the State University of New York at Binghamton and his master’s degree and Ph.D. in economics from Virginia Tech University.

Clarkson University is an independent institution located in northern New York, in the foothills of the Adirondack Mountains. The University has 2,902 graduate and undergraduate students enrolled in programs in its schools of Business, Engineering, Liberal Arts, and Science, and its Interdisciplinary Engineering and Management program.

[News directors and editors: For more information, contact Michael P. Griffin, director of News & Digital Content Services, at 315-268-6716 or mgriffin@clarkson.edu.]

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