Research Committee

Mission Statement

The McCoy College of Business Research Committee works to foster a culture where quantitative and qualitative research is used to advance business understanding, improve student learning, and benefit university constituents. The committee is charged with evaluating research proposals for grant funding; promoting research achievements of McCoy faculty via newsletters, website communications, and college-wide presentations; encouraging cross-disciplinary research efforts via networking; and evaluating candidates for prestigious research awards in the college. In these regards, the committee is a dynamic resource in the advancement of business-relevant and socially significant research.

Dr. Jeremy Sierra headshot

Dr. Jeremy Sierra

Committee Chair – Marketing

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Dr. Brian Miller


Dr. Yao-Yu Chih headshot

Dr. Yao-Yu Chih

Finance & Economics

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Dr. Francis Mendez

Computer Information Systems and Quantitative Methods

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Dr. Mina Pizzini


Institutional Review Board (IRB)

If your research involves human subjects, you may be required to submit a research proposal to the IRB at Texas State University. Please read the information on the IRB website.