Faculty News

New faculty members join the college

A hallmark of a preeminent university is high-caliber faculty, which is why recruiting experts in their fields is a priority for the College of Business. We welcome the following new faculty members: 


Work experience poor predictor of future job performance

A common hiring philosophy used for generations is being flipped on its head by new research from Florida State University. Screening job applicants based on their prior work experience is often a mistake among employers, according to Chad Van Iddekinge, the College of Business Bank of America Professor of Management and an expert on human resources management.


College celebrates trailblazing professor with naming ceremony

A celebration marking the naming of the Persis E. Rockwood Undergraduate Programs Suite recently drew a standing-room-only turnout at the College of Business.


How case analysis helps FSU business students solve real-world problems, hone career skills

The ability to extract data and analyze information critically, solve a current business problem or grow an existing business is crucial for business students.


FSU research finds pregnant women feel pushed out of their jobs

Many working women feel like they are being pushed out of their jobs when they become pregnant while new fathers often get a boost in their careers, according to research from Florida State University.


Honorees from the 2019 Faculty & Staff Awards Banquet ft. Faculty Hall of Fame

This annual event recognizes the significant achievements of the college’s faculty and staff and celebrates our retired faculty and staff members’ dedication and many years of service to the college. The event also features the 3rd Annual Charles A.


Wadlinger gets creative while instilling federal tax concepts

Students in Nate Wadlinger’s federal tax accounting courses never know what character the assistant lecturer will be when he turns up in the classroom. So far, he’s appeared as Sherlock Holmes, Darth Vader, Uncle Sam, Nintendo’s Mario, a lobster and a chef, among others.


Students learn social media analytics skills used to inform business strategies

Businesses increasingly are accessing and analyzing consumer opinions and behavior on social media and converting them into insights that enable strategic decisions. A new Social Media Analytics course offered at the College of Business helps students hone their skills at harnessing this information to benefit future employers.


Harmeling’s research helps Amazon vendors differentiate their wares, make that sale

With more than 350 million products listed on Amazon, competition among vendors is fierce.


College to honor two beloved faculty members with induction into hall of fame

Two former members of the College of Business faculty have been selected for induction into the 2019 Charles A. Rovetta Faculty Hall of Fame on April 4 at a reception and dinner at the Dunlap Champions Club.