Four faculty members have been awarded Mays Faculty Fellowships to fund their research. Faculty members will each receive $15,000 for four years to support their research and to supplement their summer salaries.

Those awarded fellowships include:

Leonard Bierman, a professor of management, who has taught at Texas A&M for 20 years. His research interests include employee regulation, negotiations and international trade.

Wendy Boswell, assistant professor of management, researches employee attraction and retention, strategic alignment, work-related stress and executive job search. She joined Mays in 2000.

Mary Lea McAnally, associate professor of accounting, enjoys researching capital markets and bank accounting and regulation. She joined Mays last year.

Sorin Sorescu, an associate professor of finance who also joined Mays last year, researches free markets.

The fellowships, which become effective Sept. 1, 2003, are awarded based on past research performance and potential future research opportunities.