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New Faculty Join Tippie College of Business

With the start of the fall semester, six new faculty members have joined the Henry B. Tippie College of Business at The University of Iowa. Shannon Bradshaw, Anna Dodonova, Haidan Li, Yiming Qian, Greg Stewart, and Barrett Thomas bring a range of experience and expertise to the College that will benefit both the students and the academic programs of the College.

Shannon Bradshaw, an assistant professor of Management Sciences, received his PhD in Computer Science from Northwestern University. He also has a MS in Computer Science from The University of Chicago and a BS in Computer Science from Olivet Nazarene University. His areas of expertise include information retrieval and human-computer interaction.

Anna Dodonova is a visiting assistant professor of Finance. She received her PhD in Economics from the University of Michigan. She has a MS in Financial Engineering from the University of Michigan, an MA in Economics from the New Economic School in Russia and a Diploma of Higher Education with Distinction from Moscow State University. Her expertise is in behavioral finance, derivative pricing, and financial economics.

Haidan Li, an assistant professor of Accounting, received her PhD in Accounting from The University of Texas. She has an MA in Economics from Rutgers-the State University of New Jersey and a BS in Economics from Zhongshan University in China. Her expertise is in financial accounting and reporting, equity valuation, and international accounting.

Yiming Qian, an assistant professor of Finance, received her PhD in Finance from New York University. She has a MA in Economics from Fordham University and a BA in Finance from Nankai University. Her expertise is in corporate finance, financing human-capital intensive firms, capital structure and security design, optimal contracting and executive compensation, and law and finance.

Greg Stewart, an associate professor of Management and Organizations, has a PhD in Human Resource Management/Organizational Behavior from Arizona State University. He also has a BS in Business Administration/Human Resources from Brigham Young University. His expertise is in human resource management, personality and performance, and self-directed work teams.

Barrett Thomas, an assistant professor of Management Sciences, received his PhD and MS in Industrial Operations Engineering from the University of Michigan. He has a BA in Mathematics and Economics from Grinnell College. His expertise is in logistics, vehicle routing, dynamic programming, and heuristic search.


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