Awards


  • 2016 ACHIEVEMENT: Most Downloaded Research Publications from a University or Institution. Most downloaded research publications from the University/Institution on Research Gate: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/D_Miles/stats. Conference paper, STATISTICS RESEARCH: Measuring Customer Behavior and Profitability. Reached 7,000 new publication downloads; the researcher was the most downloaded scholar from the university/institution. Reached 7,000 new publication reads as the most read researcher from the department. Reached 545 downloads as most downloaded research publication from the University/Institution on ResearchGate. Journal article, Measuring Customer Behavior and Profitability: Using Marketing Analytics To Examine Customer And Marketing Behavioral Patterns In Business Venture 6/1/2016.
  • 2016 ACHIEVEMENT: #1 BEST SELLER: Risk Factors and Business Models. Again, Book Risk Factors and Business Models ranked #1 in sales the Business Management and Administration Category at Universal Publishers for April and May 2016.
  • 2015 AWARD: RESEARCH – Won Award for Best Research in Marketing. Won “Best Research Paper Award” in Marketing for the study, Applied Statistics and Marketing Research – Measuring Social Media Rating Sites and Its Influence On Female Consumer Behavior With Pre and Post Purchasing Decisions. 2014 Academy of Business Research Conference in New Orleans, LA; October 28-30, 2015.
  • 2015 ACHIEVEMENT: RESEARCH – Most Downloaded Research Publications from University/Institution. Most downloaded research publications from the University/Institution on Research Gate: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/D_Miles/stats. Conference paper, STATISTICS RESEARCH: Social Media and Consumer Behavior. Reached 200 downloads; reached 4,500 new publication downloads; the researcher was the most downloaded scholar from the university/ institution (OLLU);  Reached 151 new publication downloads as the most downloaded researcher from the department;  and Reached 97 new publication views; the researcher was the most viewed researcher from the university/ institution (OLLU).
  • 2015 ACHIEVEMENT: #1 BEST SELLER: Risk Factors and Business Models. Again, Book Risk Factors and Business Models ranked #1 in sales the Business Management and Administration Category at Universal Publishers for January to April 2016.
  • 2014 AWARD: RESEARCH – Won Award for Best Research in Marketing. Won “Best Paper Award” in Marketing for study, Statistics Research: Social Media and Consumer Behavior: A Marketing Study on Rate My Professors.com and It’s Influence On Consumer Behavior. 2014 Academy of Business Research Conference in New Orleans, LA; March 26-29, 2014.
  • 2014 ACHIEVEMENT: #1 BEST SELLER: Risk Factors and Business Models. Again, Book Risk Factors and Business Models ranked #1 in sales the Business Management and Administration Category at Universal Publishers for August and September 2014.
  • 2012 ACHEIVEMENT: PUBLICATIONS – Published Most Journal Articles from a Dissertation. *Ph.D. graduate published the most journal articles from a dissertation in the history of the UIW’s doctoral program. Ten academic journal articles were published from the dissertation work. Some of the journals that have published his work: •.Academy of Business Research Journal (ABRJ) Academy of Marketing Studies Journal (AMSJ) • Global Business and Economics Research Journal (GBEJ) • Journal of Applied Economics and Business (JAEB) • Journal of Business and Entrepreneurship (JBE) – University of South Florida • Journal of Developmental Entrepreneurship (JDE) • Southern Business and Economic Journal (SBEJ) – Auburn University.
  • 2012 ACHIEVEMENT: #1 BEST SELLER: Risk Factors and Business Models. Again, Book Risk Factors and Business Models ranked #1 in sales the Business Management and Administration Category at Universal Publishers for November 2012.
  • 2012 AWARD: RESEARCH – Won Doctoral Student Association Award. Received award from University of the Incarnate Word’s (UIW) Doctoral Student Association for a two academic journal article publications from dissertation: “Examining forces that impact firms: A factor analysis of endogenous and exogenous risk factors and their effect on small business enterprises,” Academy of Business Research Journal (ABRJ); and “Market behavior of female business ventures: A comparison study on business and marketing behavior of female-owned business enterprises,” Southern Business and Economic Journal (SBEJ).
  • 2012 AWARD: RESEARCH – Won Best Research/Paper Award for Research in Economics/Finance. Won “Best Paper Award” in Economics for study, Examining Forces That Impact Firms: A Factor Analysis of Endogenous and Exogenous Risk Factors and Their Effect on Business Enterprises. 2012 Academy of Business Research Conference in New Orleans, LA; March 14-16, 2012.
  • 2011 INDUCTION AWARD: Inducted at Talented Tenth Scholars Ceremony for Academic Accomplishment and Excellence. Inducted in the Inaugural W.E.B. Du Bois’ Talented Tenth Scholars Ceremony, a program of the George Washington Carver Public Library. Selected as one of 16 African American male Ph.D. scholars in the San Antonio and Bexar County area for their outstanding doctoral work. Dissertation will be showcased in a special collections section in the library for public display. August 5, 2011.
  • 2011 AWARD: Won UIW Doctoral Student Association Award. Received recognition award from the University of the Incarnate Word’s Doctoral Student Association for book publication, Risk Factors and Business Models published from dissertation work. May 30, 2011.
  • 2010 AWARD: TEACHING – Won “Student Recognition Award For Teaching Excellence” – Texas A&M-San Antonio.” Won award for teaching at Texas A&M University-San Antonio College of Business. Selected as one of the top 25% of faculty from 11 universities in the Texas A&M University System that received this prestigious award on March 29, 2011.
  • 2009 AWARD: FELLOWSHIP – Won Doctoral Fellowship Award for Dissertation Research. Selected as one of 17 U.S. distinguished Ph.D. scholars in Entrepreneurship for USASBE (United States Association for Small Business and Entrepreneurship) Doctoral Consortium; Scholarship for Doctoral Research in Entrepreneurship, Anaheim, California, January 8, 2009.
  • 2002 INDUCTION AWARD: Inducted into Delta Mu Delta National Business Honor Society for Academic Excellence. Inducted into Delta Mu Delta National Business Honor Society for Academic Excellence, Our Lady of the Lake University. October 2, 2002.