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Doctoral student honored for outstanding teaching

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

Why it’s so hard for women to break into the C-suite

Warrington College of Business professor Joyce E. Bono and Ph.D. student Elisabeth Gilbert write that while Hillary Clinton’s popular vote win shows progress toward gender equality, Trump’s nomination of just three women to his Cabinet is a reminder of how much work still needs to be done to overcome bias in management. Read more at about Why it’s so hard for women to break into the C-suite.

Vilmos Misangyi (Ph.D. ’02) | October 2016

Vilmos (Ph.D. 2002) was recently named Chair of the Department of Management and Organization at Penn State University’s Smeal College of Business. He teaches core strategic management courses in the College’s MBA and Executive MBA Programs, and his research takes a social and behavioral approach to examining how executive and organizational actions influence, and are influenced by, their surrounding environments. Vilmos currently serves on the Editorial Review Boards of the Academy of Management Review, Academy of Management Journal, and the Strategic

Bill Werther Jr. (BSBA ’68, MA ’69, Ph.D. ’71) | July 2016

Bill (Phi Beta Kappa, 1971) was an NDEA Title IV Fellow in Economics and Business Administration. Retired from the University of Miami this past May, Werther (BSBA 1968, MA 1969, Ph.D. 1971) had held the Friedman Chair in Executive Management and the Office Depot Management Scholar Professorship, was founding co-director of the UM Center for Non Profit Management, authored more than 100 scholarly articles and a score of books/revisions, and advised more than 100 organizations in Europe, Asia, and the Americas.

Anne Kress (BSBA ’85, BA ’87, MA ’89, Ph.D. ’07) | July 2016

Anne (BSBA 1985, BA 1987, MA 1989, Ph.D. 2007)was named academic co-chair of the Finger Lakes Regional Economic Development Council, a public-private partnership that is dedicated to the advancement of economic development in the city of Rochester, N.Y., and nine surrounding counties. She is the only community college president to hold the role of co-chair across the 10 N.Y. state councils. Anne serves as President of Monroe Community College in Rochester, and is an elected board director of the American

Marketing, accounting graduate students earn College teaching honor

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Siân Morgan and Devin Williams were recognized with the Warrington College of Business’s Spring 2015 Ph.D. Teaching Award. The award, presented by the Center for Teaching, Learning & Assessment and selected by the Warrington Teaching Committee, recognizes outstanding graduate student teaching and instructional innovation. The selection process gauges the effectiveness of teaching practices, measures engagement, and evaluates student learning experiences. Nominees are provided with detailed feedback and consultation to enhance their teaching and prepare for their upcoming

Ph.D. candidate named finalist for marketing organization’s award

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Haibing Gao, a fifth-year Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Marketing, has been selected as one of three finalists for the 2015 Mary Kay/Academy of Marketing Science Dissertation Proposal Competition. The winner will be announced at AMS’s Annual Conference on May 12-14 in Denver. To be eligible, candidates must have completed a successful proposal defense within the 2014 calendar year. Gao is scheduled to complete his degree in summer 2015. Gao’s dissertation research explores how pre-recall advertising

Fisher Ph.D. candidate receives Deloitte doctoral fellowship

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Devin Williams, a fourth-year Ph.D. candidate at the Fisher School of Accounting, was one of 10 Ph.D. students in the U.S. to receive a $25,000 grant through the Deloitte Foundation Doctoral Fellowship program. The grant is awarded to students who plan to pursue academic careers upon graduation, and will support the recipients during their final year of coursework and the subsequent year to complete their doctoral dissertation. Williams’ dissertation investigates how the existence of auditors of non-public

Ph.D. students excel in the classroom to win teaching awards

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The Warrington College of Business Administration has recognized Mishari Alnahedh and Brent Kitchens for their teaching excellence with the Fall 2014 Ph.D. Teaching Award. The award recognizes outstanding Ph.D. student teaching and instructional innovation. The selection process gauges the effectiveness of teaching practices, measures engagement, and evaluates student learning experiences. The process provides all nominees with detailed feedback and consultation to prepare for future teaching activities and upcoming job searches. Alnahedh is a 4th year Ph.D. student

Richard Hatfield (PH.D., ’98) | March 2014

Richard (PH.D., 1998) was recently named Editor of Behavioral Research in Accounting, one of the accounting field’s leading journals. He is the Ernst & Young Professor of Accounting at the Culverhouse School of Accountancy at the University of Alabama.