Ph.D. Articles

Management PhD alumna honored with Rising Star designation

Reading Time: 2 minutes GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Warrington College of Business management Ph.D. alumna and current assistant professor at the University of Minnesota Carlson School of Management Le “Betty” Zhou was named an Association for Psychological Science (APS) Rising Star. The APS Rising Star designation is presented to outstanding APS members in the earliest stages of their research career post-Ph.D. Drawing its name from an Observer editorial series that featured exemplars of the exciting work being done by the field’s newest researchers, the designation

Six students stand with awards alongside two international programs directors

Six Warrington students honored by UF International Center

Reading Time: 4 minutes GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Six students from the Warrington College of Business received Outstanding International Student Awards from the University of Florida International Center on November 19. The Outstanding International Student Award recognizes international students who not only meet exemplary academic achievement, but also a wide range of accomplishments and contributions. Warrington’s recipients for 2019 are: Yiduo Shao (Ph.D. ’22): Shao, originally from Shenyang, China, is a Ph.D. candidate in the department of management. She earned a bachelor’s degree in psychology

From left to right: Xinyi Pan (BSAc), nominated by Georganne Watson; Yue Li (BSBA), nominated by Jason Ward (not pictured); Hankun Jin (MIB, MS-ISOM), nominated by Ana Portocarrero (not pictured); Sang Kyu Park (Ph.D. -Marketing), nominated by Dr. Aner Sela; Bruno Pintchovski Rodriguez (MS-ISOM), nominated by Jessica Samsom; Joe Rojo, Director of International Programs Heavener School of Business.

Five Warrington students honored by UF International Center

Reading Time: 2 minutes GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Five students from the Warrington College of Business received Outstanding International Student Awards from the University of Florida International Center on November 14. The Outstanding International Student Award recognizes international students who not only meet exemplary academic achievement, but also a wide range of accomplishments and contributions. Warrington’s recipients for 2018 are: Xinyi Pan (BSAc, MAcc ’20): Pan is a combined degree student in the Bachelor of Accounting and Master of Accounting program at the Fisher School

Women in Accounting Symposium inspires mentorship, leadership

Reading Time: 4 minutes By Diana Weng, Fisher School of Accounting Ph.D. candidate I often look back at my path at the University of Florida’s Fisher School of Accounting and think about how fortunate I am to be where I am today, still the University of Florida. What can I say? It’s great. To be. A Florida Gator. In 2011, I was a freshman trying to figure out what I wanted to do with my life and who I wanted to be. I did

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Warrington students say thanks

Reading Time: 4 minutes The holidays are a time of giving thanks and expressing gratitude for all we have in life. This holiday season, we asked current students what they are thankful for at the Warrington College of Business. Read what students from across our Ph.D., MBA, specialized master’s and undergraduate programs are grateful for at Warrington. Faculty “In just my first semester at the University of Florida, I am already floored at the amount of time the faculty dedicates to developing the Ph.D. students

Dean Foreman

Dean Foreman (MA ’92, Ph.D. ’95) | May 2018

Reading Time: < 1 minute In December 2017, Foreman (MA 1992, Ph.D. 1995) was appointed the Chief Economist at the American Petroleum Institute based in Washington, D.C.

Patrick Kielty

PhD student honored with teaching award

Reading Time: < 1 minute GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Patrick Kielty was awarded the Warrington College of Business Spring 2017 Ph.D. Teaching Award. The award is presented by the Teaching & Learning Center at Warrington to recognize outstanding graduate student teaching and instructional innovation. The recipient is selected by the Warrington Teaching Committee. “I am so thankful for the support of the Fisher School and the Warrington College of Business for the award,” Kielty said. “Throughout the process, I received great feedback from the faculty, staff,

Devin Williams

Fisher School alumnus wins award from American Accounting Association

Reading Time: 2 minutes GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Fisher School of Accounting alumnus Devin Williams received the Outstanding Auditing Dissertation Award from the American Accounting Association in January. Williams graduated from the Fisher School of Accounting Ph.D. program in 2016. He has been consistently recognized for his work in accounting education, including being named an American Accounting Association/Deloitte/J. Michael Cook Doctoral Consortium Fellow and an American Institute of CPAs Accounting Doctoral Scholar, in addition to receiving the Warrington College of Business’s Ph.D. Teaching Award in

Practicing social mindfulness improves service employees’ well-being

Reading Time: < 1 minute Think back to your last experience with a customer service representative. Was your representative pleasant, helpful and able to solve your problem efficiently? If this was your experience, your customer service representative might have practiced social mindfulness and attempted to take on your perspective as a customer when solving your problem. New research from Warrington College of Business Lanzillotti-McKethan Eminent Scholar Chair and Director of the Human Resource Research Center Mo Wang, Associate Professor Klodiana Lanaj and PhD Candidate Yifan

Nick DeRobertis

Doctoral student honored for outstanding teaching

Reading Time: < 1 minute GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Nick DeRobertis was honored with the College’s Fall 2016 Ph.D. Teaching Award. The award is presented by the Center for Teaching, Learning & Assessment and selected by the Warrington Teaching Committee, recognizing outstanding graduate student teaching and instructional innovation. DeRobertis taught Debt and Money Markets (FIN4243) during the fall semester, covering debt analysis and debt portfolio management. The purpose of the class was to prepare students for an introductory finance position relating to debt. With everything in the class