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Penn State Smeal welcomes 16 new faculty members

August 15, 2017

The Penn State Smeal College of Business welcomes 16 new members to its faculty this academic year.

ACCOUNTING

Samuel Bonsall IV, associate professor
Previous experience: associate professor at Ohio State University
Doctorate: Penn State
Master’s: Penn State
Bachelor’s: Penn State

 

FINANCE

Mehmet Canayaz, assistant professor
Doctorate: University of Oxford
Master’s: New York University
Bachelor’s: New York University 

Zhe Wang, assistant professor
Doctorate: Stanford University
Master’s: Peking University
Bachelor’s: Wuhan University 

Robert Everett, senior instructor
Previous experience: professor at Lock Haven University
Doctorate: George Washington University
Master’s: DePaul University
Bachelor’s: Cornell University

Svetla Vitanova, instructor
Previous experience: part-time instructor at Penn State Smeal
Doctorate: Brown University
Master’s: Central European University (Hungary)
Bachelor’s: Sofia University (Bulgaria)

  

MANAGEMENT AND ORGANIZATION

Paul Shrivastava, professer in management and organization, Penn State chief sustainability officer and director of the Penn State Sustainability Institute
Previous experience: executive director of Future Earth
Doctorate: University of Pittsburgh
Post graduate diploma: Indian Institute of Management (India)
Bachelor’s: Bhopal University (India)

Charlene Zietsma, associate professor
Previous experience: associate professor at York University
Doctorate: University of British Columbia
Master’s: Simon Fraser University
Bachelor’s: Wilfrid Laurier University

Carolyn Dang, assistant professor
Previous experience: assistant professor at University of New Mexico
Doctorate: University of Washington
Bachelor’s: University of Chicago

Jennifer Eury, clinical assistant professor
Previous experience: director of honor and integrity at Penn State Smeal
Doctorate: Penn State
Master’s: Penn State
Bachelor’s: Penn State

 

MARKETING

Matthew Checcio, instructor
Previous experience: marketing director, adjunct instructor at Penn State DuBois
Master’s: Drexel University
Bachelor’s: Penn State

 

RISK MANAGEMENT

Sanket Korgaokar, assistant professor
Doctorate: University of California - Berkeley
Master’s: University of California - Berkeley
Bachelor’s: University of Pennsylvania

Mallory Meehan, clinical assistant professor and assistant director of IRES
Previous experience: operations and client relations manager at Trombley Real Estate
Juris Doctorate: Penn State
Master’s: Penn State
Bachelor’s: Penn State

Kyle Kaplan, clinical assistant professor
Previous experience: assistant professor at Carson-Newman University
Juris Doctor: University of North Carolina
Master’s: University of North Carolina
Master’s: University of Florida
Bachelor’s: University of Florida

Cassandra Ghinos, instructor
Previous experience: international programs coordinator at Penn State Smeal
Master’s: Thunderbird School of Global Management
Bachelor’s: Dickinson College

  

SUPPLY CHAIN AND INFORMATION SYSTEMS

Yue Zhang, assistant professor
Doctorate: Duke University
Master’s: Hong Kong University
Bachelor’s: Tsinghua University 

Tariq Mughal, instructor
Previous experience: visiting professor at Bucknell University
Master’s (2): University of Utah
Bachelor’s: University of Utah

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