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New faculty members join the college this fall semester

Aug 22, 2017

A hallmark of a preeminent university is a high-caliber faculty, and recruiting experts in their fields is a priority for the College of Business. We recently welcomed the following new faculty members this summer and fall to various departments: 


Geoffrey_AdamsGeoffrey Adams (MAcc, FSU)
Title: Teaching Faculty I
Previously: Florida State University Comptroller’s Office
Expertise:  Accounting information systems design and implementation, business process design and review, internal control design and review, and financial and information systems auditing
Teaching:  Accounting Information Systems (ACG 4401), Audit Theory and Application I (ACG 4632), Emerging Technologies in Accounting and Auditing (ACG 5458)

Tim_HurleyTim Hurley (J.D., Washburn University School of Law)
Title: Teaching Faculty I
Previously: Ithaca College
Expertise: Taxation, including federal individual income tax, corporate tax, and partnership tax, tax law and policy
Teaching: Federal Tax Accounting II (TAX 4011), Research in Federal Taxation (TAX 5065), Pass-Through Entities and Fiduciaries (TAX 5205)

Sami_KeskekSami Keskek (Ph.D., Texas A&M University)
Title: Assistant Professor
Previously: University of Arkansas
Expertise: Capital markets, market efficiency and analyst forecasts
Teaching: Financial Statement Analysis (ACG 5175)

jordan_RippyJordan Rippy (Ph.D., University of Alabama)
Title: Assistant Professor
Previously: University of Alabama
Expertise: Policy, rule-making and SEC regulatory matters, and accounting in healthcare organizations
Teaching:  Cost Accounting (ACG 3341)

Miles RomneyMiles Romney (Ph.D., Michigan State University)
Title: Assistant Professor
Previously: Michigan State University
Expertise: Tax issues in merger and acquisition activities
Teaching: Federal Tax Accounting II (TAX 4011), Taxes and Business Strategy (TAX 5005)


Business Analytics, Information Systems and Supply Chain

Ken_ArmstrongKen Armstrong (MS Information Systems, University of Arkansas)
Title: Teaching Faculty II
Previously: Florida State University Program in Interdisciplinary Computing
Expertise:  Analytics
Teaching: Spreadsheets (CGS 2518), Big Data (ISM 3540)

Lance Kerwin (MS Information Systems, FSU)
Title: Teaching Faculty I
Previously: Ernst & Young, LLP
Expertise: Analytics
Teaching: Introduction to Business Analytics (ISM 3541)


Haoyang LiuHaoyang Liu (Ph.D., University of California-Berkeley)
Title: Assistant Professor
Previously: University of California-Berkeley
Expertise: Household finance, fixed-income finance
Teaching: Ph.D. Seminar in Asset Pricing-Foundations of Theory (FIN 5935), Investments (FIN 4504)


david_kingDavid King (Ph.D., Indiana University)
Title: Higdon Professor of Management and Chair of the Department of Management
Iowa State University
Expertise: Merger and acquisition integration and performance, innovation, complementary resources, corporate entrepreneurship, technology transfer, and government policy
Teaching: Strategic Management and Business Policy (MAN 4720 Online)

Horacio RousseauHoracio Rousseau (Ph.D., IESE Business School, Barcelona, Spain)
Title: Assistant Professor
Previously: International University of Catalonia
Expertise: Social change in communities, nonprofit strategy, corporate sustainability, organizational learning, shareholder activism
Teaching: Strategic Management and Business Policy (MAN 4720)


chuck_vioscaChuck Viosca (Ph.D., University of Alabama)
Title: Teaching Faculty I
Previously: Nicholls State University
Expertise: Professional sales
Teaching: Professional Selling (MAR 3400)  

Risk Management/Insurance, Real Estate and Legal Studies

Evan_EastmanEvan Eastman (Ph.D., University of Georgia)
Title: Assistant Professor
Previously: University of Georgia
Expertise: Accruals, earnings management, taxation
Teaching: Risk Management and Insurance (RMI 3011), Life and Health Insurance Products (RMI 4115)

Jack_nicholsonJack Nicholson (Ph.D., University of Georgia)
Title: Research Faculty I and Director, Florida Catastrophic Storm Risk Management Center
Previously: Catastrophic Risk Consulting, LLC
Expertise: Catastrophe insurance, hurricane and flood modeling, catastrophe risk financing





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