Education: Ph.D., Texas A&M University, 1984; B.A., Rockford College, 1980
Research Areas: Consumer theory and applications; managerial decision analysis; applied game theory
Recent Consulting: Society of St Vincent de Paul, Board of Directors, 2008-Present; Chartered Financial Analyst Institute, Level I Statistics, 2005-Present
Current Projects: W E Stein, Y Li, and P J Mizzi , "The Unique Bid Auction in a Poisson Environment;" P J Mizzi, P T Lieu, and S N White, "Consumer Behavior in a Variable Preference Framework."
Academic Positions: Arizona State University: 1988-present; Previous Appointments: Texas A&M University, Cleveland State University
Career and Recent Professional Awards: Arizona Cardinals Community Quarterback Award Honoree, 2008; Han Kachina Volunteer Honoree, Han Kachina Council, State of Arizona, 2005; Special Recognition by Arizona Governor Janet Napolitano for Service to the Community and the State of Arizona, Office of the Governor, 2003; Arizona State University President’s Award for Team Excellence, Virtual University, 1998; Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Service Award, 1996
Teaching Awards: Arizona State University, Outstanding Teacher Award, School of Global Management MBA Alumni Advisory Board, 2007; Arizona State University MBA Alumni Outstanding Faculty Contribution Award, 1996
Professional Leadership: Executive Board, The American Committee on Asian Economic Studies, 1994-1996, 1998-2003; Reviewer: Decision Sciences, Southern Economic Journal, International Journal of Forecasting
Corporate and Public Sector Leadership: Glendale Community Council, Vice President, 1998-1999; Partners for Progress, Executive Board; State of Arizona Department of Education
W E Stein and P J Mizzi, “The Harmonic Consistency Index for the Analytic Hierarchy Process,” European Journal of Operational Research, 177 (1), pages 488-497, 2007.
M B Meznar, J H Johnson, and P J Mizzi, “No News is Good News? Press Coverage and Corporate Public Affairs Management,” Journal of Public Affairs, 6 (1) pages 58-68, 2006.
W E Stein and P J Mizzi, "An Analysis of Exotic Wagers in a Parimutuel Setting," Applied Economics, 2003, Volume 35, Pages 415-421.
J M Carey and P J Mizzi, "Pull-down Versus Traditional Menu Types: An Empirical Comparison," Behaviour and Information Technology, 1996, Volume 15, Number 2, pages 84-95.
W E Stein, P J Mizzi, and R C Pfaffenberger, “A Stochastic Dominance Analysis of Ranked Voting Systems with Scoring,” European Journal of Operational Research, Volume 74, Number 2, June 1994, Pages 78-85.
P J Mizzi and T P McWilliams, “How Additional information Leads to Superior Decisions for Rational Contestants,” Decision Line, Volume 24, Number 5, September/October 1993, pages 6-7, 33.
W E Stein, R C Pfaffenberger, and P J Mizzi, “A Stochastic Dominance Comparison of Truncated Normal Distributions,” European Journal of Operational Research, Volume 67, Number 2, June 1993, Pages 259-266.
P T Lieu, P J Mizzi, and S N White, “Consumer Demand with Variable Preferences in Taiwan: An Application of the Generalized Fechner-Thurstone Direct Utility Function,” Journal of Asian Economics, Volume 3, Number 2, Fall 1992, Pages 263-276.
A M Dillinger, W E Stein, and P J Mizzi, “Risk Averse Decisions in Business Planning,” Decision Sciences, Volume 23, Number 4, July/August 1992, Pages 1003-1008.
A Nahavandi, P J Mizzi, and A R Malekzadeh, “Executive Type A Personality as a Determinant of Environmental Perception and Firm Strategy,” Journal of Social Psychology, Volume 132, Number 1, February 1992, Pages 59-68.
W E Stein and P J Mizzi, “Estimation of the Degree of Market Inefficiency in Place and Show Betting at the Racetrack,” Mathematical and Computer Modeling, Volume 15, Number 9, September 1991, Pages 55-64.
A Nahavandi, A R Malekzadeh, and P J Mizzi, “Corporate Strategy: Leaders and How They Manage” Journal of Business Strategy, Volume 12, Number 3, May/June 1991, Pages 47-49.
P J Mizzi, “Capital Adjustment Costs: A Nonrenewable Resource Industry,” Southern Economic Journal, Volume 54, Number 1, July 1987, Pages 168-173.
P J Mizzi, S C Maurice, and G Anders, “The Nickel Industry: Continued Response to a Changing Environment,” Resources Policy, Volume 13, Number 1, March 1987, Pages 35-46.