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Master of Science


John Gibson
Contact Information:; 915-747-5435
Education: Ph D, Florida State University


Hendrik Devos
Contact Information:; 915-747-7770
Education: MS, Erasmus University Rotterdam; Ph D, Binghamton University (SUNY)

Thomas Fullerton
Contact Information:; 915-747-7747
Education: BBA, University of Texas at El Paso; MS, Iowa State University; MA, Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania; Ph D, University of Florida

Timothy Roth
Contact Information:; 915-747-7779
Education: BS, Albright College; MA, State University of New York at Binghamton; Ph D, Texas A&M University

Zuobao Wei
Contact Information:; 915-747-5381
Education: BS, Guangxi University; Master of Engineering Management, Brigham Young University; MA, University of New Orleans; Ph D, University of New Orleans

Feixue Xie
Contact Information:; 915-747-7788
Education: BA, Nanjing University; MA, University of Pittsburgh; Ph D, University of Pittsburgh

Associate Professor

Nathan Ashby
Contact Information:; 915-747-7791
Education: BA, Utah State University; MA, West Virginia University; Ph D, West Virginia University

Nicolas Cachanosky
Contact Information:; 915-747-8611
Education: MS, Suffolk University; Ph D, Suffolk University

John Gibson
Contact Information:; 915-747-5435
Education: Ph D, Florida State University

Xiaojin Sun
Contact Information:; 915-747-7783
Education: Ph D, Virginia Tech

James Upson
Contact Information:; 915-747-7758
Education: BS, Purdue University; MBA, University of Southern Indiana; Ph D, University of Memphis

Assistant Professor

Spencer Barnes
Contact Information:; 915-747-8371
Education: BS, Belmont University; MS, Florida State University; Ph D, Florida State University

Jose Bucheli
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Education: BA, University of New Mexico; MA, University of New Mexico; Ph D, University of New Mexico

Chia-Chun Chiang
Contact Information:; 915-747-7167
Education: MBA, National Taiwan University; Fellow of the Society of Actuaries, Society of Actuaries; Ph D, University of South Carolina

Zifeng Feng
Contact Information:; 915-747-5376
Education: AA, Guangdong Teachers College of Language and Arts; BA, Peking University; MBA, Jinan University; MS, Florida International University; Ph D, Florida International University

Diego Leal Gonzalez
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Education: BS, Universidad of Simon Bolivar; MS, University of Rochester; Ph D, University of Oklahoma

Feng Liu
Contact Information:; 915-747-6051
Education: BS, Qingdao University; MS, Shanghai University of Finance and Economics; Ph D, University of Mississippi

Louis Rouanet
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Education: MA, Sciences Po Paris; MA, George Mason University; Ph D, George Mason University

Rhet Smith
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Education: MA, Cleveland State University; Ph D, University of Georgia

Linh Thompson
Contact Information:; 915-747-7739
Education: Ph D, University of South Florida

Emma Xu
Contact Information:; 915-747-7786
Education: MA, Vanderbilt University; Ph D, University of Iowa

Hyo Jin Yoon
Contact Information:; 915-747-6231
Education: BS, Indiana University; BBA, Sungkyunkwan University; MS, Sungkyunkwan University; Ph D, University of South Carolina

Assistant Professor of Practice

Robert Wilson
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Education: MA, UCLA

Assistant Professor of Instruction

Seyedmasood Dastan
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Education: Ph D, Georgia State University

Boris Higgins
Contact Information:; 915-747-7718
Education: BBA, University of Texas at El Paso; MS, The University of Texas at El Paso; Doctor of Economic Development (DED), New Mexico State University

Robert Sandoval
Contact Information:; 915-747-7719
Education: JD, The University of Texas at Austin

Senior Lecturer

William Corbett
Contact Information:; 915-747-5227
Education: BA, Pennsylvania State University; MPA, Pennsylvania State University; JD, University of Illinois; Associate Degree in Business Office Technology, New Mexico State University; AAS, New Mexico State University

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