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New Faculty Join Tippie College of Business

Seven new faculty members are joining the Henry B. Tippie College of Business at The University of Iowa. Toby Daglish, Yvonne Galusha, Christi Gleason, Sheila Goins, Srihari Govindan, Jeffrey Ohlmann, and Lopo Rego bring a range of experience and expertise to the College that will benefit both the students and the academic programs of the College. All will be teaching when the fall semester begins on August 25.

Toby Daglish, an assistant professor of Finance, received his PhD from the University of Toronto and a BSc from the University of Canterbury. His research interests are in derivatives, portfolio theory, investments, and risk management.

Yvonne Galusha will be joining the Tippie faculty as a lecturer in the Department of Management Sciences. She worked for 12 years with NCR/AT&T and contributed to release of the first SCSI chip and in subsystem and RAID technology development. Additionally, Galusha has ten years experience as a faculty member teaching finance; MIS; systems analysis and design; and microcomputer applications. Galusha earned her BS in Computer Science from Graceland University and an MBA from Wichita State University.

Cristi Gleason, a visiting assistant professor in the Department of Accounting, attended the S.C. Johnson School of Management at Cornell University where she earned her PhD. In addition, she attended Brigham Young University where she earned a Masters of Accountancy and a BS in Accounting. Her research interests include analysts' forecasts, and corporate earnings and disclosure management. She comes to Iowa from the University of Arizona where she has served as an assistant professor since 1998. She was the recipient of the Outstanding Faculty Award in 2000 from the UA chapter of Beta Alpha Psi and won the 2001 Innovation in Education Award from the Arizona State CPA Society.

Sheila Goins is a visiting assistant professor in the Department of Management and Organizations. She earned a PhD and an MBA from the University of Chicago. In addition, she holds a Master of Science degree in Health Policy and Management from Harvard University and a Bachelor of Planning from the University of Virginia School of Architecture. Her research interests are in organizational theory and behavior, network theory, and competitive strategy.

Srihari Govindan, a professor in the Department of Economics, also holds the title of Lloyd J. and Thelma W. Palmer Research Fellow within the Tippie College. Govindan has a PhD in Economics from the State University of New York at Stony Brook and a Bcom from Loyola College at the University of Madras. His research interests center on game theory and mathematical economics. His current work focuses on trying to develop systematic criteria for equilibrium selection in games.

Jeffrey Ohlmann, an assistant professor in the Department of Management Sciences, attended the University of Michigan where he earned his PhD and MS in Industrial and Operations Engineering. In addition, he holds a BS in Mathematics from the University of Nebraska. His research interests include logistics, heuristic search, manufacturing, discrete optimization, decision analysis, applied operations research, and probabilistic modeling.

Lopo Rego has served the Tippie College as an visiting assistant professor since 2000, and he formally joins the faculty this fall as an assistant professor of Marketing. Rego has a PhD in Marketing from the University of Michigan Business School. In addition, he attended the Universidade Nova de Lisboa in Lisbon Portugal where he earned an MBA, a Masters of Economics degree in Industrial Economics and a BSc in Economics. His research interests are focused on understanding the influence that marketing actions have on firm performance and shareholder value.

The University of Iowa's Henry B. Tippie College of Business offers undergraduate and graduate programs that consistently rank it among the top 30 public business schools in the nation. In addition to the nationally-ranked MBA Program, students can receive degrees in accounting, economics, finance, management and organizations, management sciences, and marketing.

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