Dalisha Herring

Assistant Lecturer
Dalisha Herring
353 RBB
Academic Specialty
Personal Finance; Financial Planning

Ph.D., Personal Financial Planning, University of Missouri (2019)
M.B.A., Florida State University, (2008)
B.S., Consumer Sciences/Family Financial Planning & Counseling, The University of Alabama (1998)

Areas of Expertise

Financial planning curriculum development and instruction
Retirement income adequacy
Trust and estate administration

Dr. Dalisha D. Herring is an assistant lecturer in the Department of Finance at Florida State University’s College of Business. At the undergraduate level, Herring teaches courses on personal finance, estate planning and employee benefits. A veteran instructor in personal financial planning curriculum and a graduate of the Florida Bankers Association’s Florida Graduate Trust School, Herring has more than a decade of industry experience in trust and estate administration, retirement plan wholesaling and personal financial planning practice. 

Herring received her bachelor’s degree in consumer sciences from the University of Alabama, her MBA from Florida State University and her Ph.D. in personal financial planning from the University of Missouri.

Interesting Facts

Dr. Herring is a member of Leadership Tallahassee Class 26, the best class ever. While a student at The University of Alabama, she marched in the Million Dollar Band in which she was a member of the drum line and the color guard. Dr. Herring enjoys singing, spending time on the beach, game night with friends and family, and hanging out with her rescued Havanese dog, Oliver.

Honors and Awards
  • Edward Metzen Fellowship & Louise Young Fellowship, University of Missouri (2019)
  • Excellence in Student Leadership Award (2019) & Outstanding General Assembly Member Award (2018), Graduate Professional Council, University of Missouri 
  • Third Place, Social Science (Quantitative) Category, 2019 Research and Creative Activities Forum, Graduate Professional Council, University of Missouri
    Herring, D., & Sharpe, D. Effect of Military Service on Generation X Retirement Income Expectations in the Post-Great Recession Economy
  • Invited Presenter, 2019 Doctoral Seminar at the Academic Research Colloquium for Financial Planning & Related Disciplines, Arlington, VA (1 of 5 invited presenters) 
  • Invited Participant, Missouri Governor’s Student Leadership Forum on Faith and Values (2019)
  • Tribute to Women Honoree, Chancellor’s Committee on the Status of Women, University of Missouri (2018)
  • Arthur N. Caple Foundation Scholar Award, National Association of Government Defined Contribution Plan Administrators (2017)