Claire M. Simonich ’13 received the Undergraduate Student Award at the Provost’s Awards for Excellence in Public Engagement. Ms. Simonich spent her time at UConn working in the Office of Community Outreach to lead a new Alternative Spring Break trip to Appalachia focused on rural poverty and labor law. She also led an English language tutoring program for international students at UConn.
Li Qu ’13 Ph.D. successfully defended her dissertation titled, “An Evaluation of Outlier Treatment Methods in Accounting Research.” Dr. Qu has accepted a position as Assistant Professor of Accounting at Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton, Florida.
Le Sun ’13 Ph.D. successfully defended his dissertation titled, “Three Essays on External Monitoring and Corporate Decisions.” Dr. Sun will continue as a Quantitative Analyst at AllianceBernstein L.P. in New York, New York.
Iskandar Arifin ’13 PhD successfully defended his dissertation titled “Three Essays on Equity REITs Cost of Capital.”
Hang T. Nguyen ’08, ’13 PhD successfully defended her dissertation titled, “Three Essays on the Financial Impacts of Branding Strategies and Marketing Assets.” Dr. Nguyen will join the faculty of Eli Broad School of Management at Michigan State University, as a tenure-track assistant professor in Fall 2013.
Danielle Higgins ’13 PhD successfully defended her dissertation titled Communicating Information Beyond the Tax Footnote: Effective Tax Rate Forecasts in the MD&A. Dr. Higgins will be joining the Faculty at CUNY – Baruch College in the Fall of 2013.
Reilly S. White ’13 PhD successfully defended his dissertation titled “Three Essays on Inside Debt.” Dr. White has accepted a tenure track position at the University of New Mexico and will start in Fall 2013.