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Penn State Smeal welcomes 12 new faculty members

August 23, 2019

The Penn State Smeal College of Business welcomes 12 new members to its faculty this academic year. 

ACCOUNTING

Robert Hills, assistant professor
Doctorate: Duke University
Master’s: Brigham Young University
Bachelor’s: Brigham Young University

Brent Schmidt, assistant professor
Doctorate: Ohio State University
Bachelor’s: Miami (Ohio) University

Phong Truong, assistant professor
Doctorate: Carnegie Mellon University
Master’s: Carnegie Mellon University
Bachelor’s: University of Massachusetts Boston 

Kristy Schenk, clinical associate professor
Doctorate: Penn State Smeal
Bachelor’s: Indiana University of Pennsylvania 

 

FINANCE

Mihail Velikov, assistant professor
Doctorate: University of Rochester
Master’s: University of Rochester
Bachelor’s: Ramapo College

 

MANAGEMENT AND ORGANIZATION

Mark Desjardine, assistant professor
Doctorate: Western University
Bachelor’s: Acadia University

Tessa Recendes, assistant professor
Doctorate: Oklahoma State University
Master’s: University of North Texas
Bachelor’s: Baylor University

Elizabeth Kennedy, adjunct instructor
Master’s: Penn State Smeal
Bachelor’s: University of Arkansas

  

RISK MANAGEMENT

Sean Wilkoff, visiting assistant professor
Doctorate: University of California, Berkeley
Master’s: University of California, Berkeley
Bachelor’s: University of California, Berkeley

 

SUPPLY CHAIN AND INFORMATION SYSTEMS

Sergey Naumov, assistant professor
Doctorate: Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Master’s: Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Bauman Moscow State Technical University

Jingchuan Pu, assistant professor
Doctorate: University of Florida
Master’s: Harbin Institute of Technology
Bachelor’s: Tianjin University of Science and Technology

Olga Pak, visiting assistant professor
Doctorate: University of South Carolina
Master’s: Indiana University
Bachelor’s: Indiana University

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