CFP Board Announces 2023 Academic Research Colloquium Winners

CFP® Board Updates

The CFP Board Center for Financial Planning held the 7th annual Academic Research Colloquium for financial planning and related disciplines.  It was held December 7-8, 2023 at the Renaissance Arlington Capital View Hotel in Arlington, VA.  The colloquium is an international meeting of researchers, practitioners, graduate students and leaders of the financial planning practice.

There were three separate categories, with numerous winners in each.  See below for winners.

2023 ACADEMIC RESEARCH COLLOQUIUM BEST PAPER IN FINANCIAL PLANNING PRACTICE AWARD
“Exploring the Relationships between Virtual Client Meetings, Financial Anxiety, and Trust in Financial Planning”
  • Ashlyn Rollins-Koons, CFP®, Kansas State University
  • Derek Lawson, Ph.D., CFP®, Kansas State University
  • Megan McCoy, Ph.D., LMFT, AFC, CFT-I™, Kansas State University
  • Joanne Wu, CFP®, PFP, Ph.D. student, Kansas State University
  • Jason Anderson, CFP®, CPA, Kansas State University
  • Eric Ludwig, Ph.D., CFP®, Kansas State University
2023 ACADEMIC RESEARCH COLLOQUIUM BEST PAPER IN BEHAVIORAL FINANCE AWARD
“Financial Mindfulness”
  • Simon Blanchard, Ph.D., Georgetown University
  • Emily Garbinsky, Ph.D., Cornell University
  • Lena Habin Kim, Ph.D. Student, Cornell University
2023 ACADEMIC RESEARCH COLLOQUIUM BEST PAPER IN INVESTMENTS AWARD
"Social Media and Speculative Investing: An Examination of Social Media as an Information Source and Investing in Highly Speculative Assets”
  • Morgen Nations, Ph.D. Student, Texas Tech University