Doctor of Business Administration Articles: page 1

David Weber

Award-winning dissertation reveals that women commit embezzlement more than men

Contrary to prior belief, women commit more embezzlement in the workplace than men. Dr. David P. Weber (DBA ’23) made this discovery in his dissertation for candidacy in the University of Florida Warrington College of Business Doctor of Business Administration (DBA)

Jennifer Cainas

Jennifer M. Cainas (DBA ’17) | May 2024

Cainas (DBA 2017) is among the recipients of the American Accounting Association/J. Michael and Mary Anne Cook/Deloitte Foundation Prize, which is the foremost recognition of an individual who consistently demonstrates the attributes of a superior teacher in the discipline of

Jim Fatzinger

DBA alumnus’ dissertation born out of personal tragedy awarded for excellence

Growing up in South Florida, Jim Fatzinger (DBA ’20) experienced a tragedy that many Floridians are all too familiar with – losing his family home in a natural disaster. Despite the devastating loss, Fatzinger found his own way to make

Zack Ellison

Warrington doctoral candidate co-authors book by CFA Institute

Zack Ellison (DBA ’25) co-authored the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Institute Research Foundation’s latest book: An Introduction to Alternative Credit. The doctoral candidate of business administration at the University of Florida Warrington College of Business contributed a chapter on the

Tom Arnold

Tom Arnold (BSBA ’80, JD ’83, DBA ‘17) | April 2024

Arnold (BSBA 1980, JD 1983, DBA 2017) was recently appointed as the founding dean of the Patty Arvielo School of Business and Management at Vanguard University in Costa Mesa, California. He will begin on June 1.  As founding dean, Arnold

Jason Altmire speaks to a classroom full of people.

What you can do with a DBA

Students and business professionals enroll in the University of Florida Warrington College of Business’s Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) program for any number of reasons. Many intend to use their doctorate to attain academic jobs or further their research, but

Mike Jones poses for a photo in front of his Cessna plane

Why most airports are poorly managed, with Mike Jones

Airports are missing out on $35 billion in economic impact because they’re not well run – that’s according to pilot, airport management expert and DBA alumnus Mike Jones (DBA ’23). He explains the cause of this underperformance and why the

Bruce Hawthorne

How much do you know of what there is to know?

Bruce Hawthorne (DBA ’22) went for his doctorate in business administration out of curiosity.  After a full career practicing law in a large firm and C-suite roles at three big companies, Hawthorne decided his next phase would be diving into

Ram Jupudy

Theracycle’s Impact on Parkinson’s Therapy: A Beacon of Hope for Millions

Doctor of Business Administration student Ram Jupudy (DBA ’25) is the visionary CEO behind Theracycle, a company reshaping the landscape of Parkinson’s disease therapy, offering new hope and improved quality of life to those grappling with this challenging neurological condition.

Clint Buck

Clint Buck (DBA ’22) | December 2023

Buck (DBA 2022) was named Teacher of the Year for the Accounting and Finance Department at Abilene Christian University. Buck serves as Assistant Dean for Operations at the Abilene Christian University College of Business Administration and is Assistant Professor in