Alumni of the Program

 

The following listing includes all the graduates from our program, which began in 2001.  The majority of our graduates join academic institutions focusing on research and teaching.

Accounting Alumni 

Name: Nana Amoah
Advisor: Dr. Alex P. Tang
Graduation Date: December 2008
Thesis Title:
Restatements and Shareholder Litigation: The Role of Equity Compensation and Corporate Governance
Placement: Assistant Professor at Old Dominion University.

Name: Loretta Baryeh
Advisor: Dr. Varda Yaari
Graduation Date: May 2008
Thesis Title:
Earnings Management and Insider Trading around Seasoned Equity Offerings
Placement: Assistant Professor at Towson University.

Name: J.C. Chang
Advisor: Dr. Huey-Lian Sun
Graduation Date: May 2008
Thesis Title: Earnings Informativeness, Earnings Management and Corporate Governance Under the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002
Placement: Assistant Professor at Howard University.

Name: Cynthia Lloyd
Advisor: Dr. Phyllis Y. Keys
Graduation Date: December 2010
Thesis Title: A Financial Distress Model Comprised of Operationally Influenced Nontraditional Measures.
Placement: Assistant Professor at Indiana University of Purdue at Fort Wayne.

Name: Mohamed Warsame
Advisor: Dr. Alex P. Tang
Graduation Date: December 2006
Thesis Title:
An Empirical Analysis of the Impact of Adopting International Financial Reporting Standards: Evidence from Emerging African Capital Markets
Placement: Assistant Professor at Howard University.

Name: Arthur Wharton
Advisor: Dr. Phyllis Y. Keys
Graduation Date: May 2009
Thesis Title:
The Effect Of Accounting Disclosures On The Securities Market: SFAS140 and launch Spreads.
Placement: Assistant Professor at Towson University.

Name: Jan Williams
Advisor: Dr. Alex P. Tang
Graduation Date: May 2006
Thesis Title:
An Empirical Examination of the Management Strategies used by Firms to Meet or Beat Analysts' Forecasts: Pre and post Regulation Fair Disclosure and Sarbanes-Oxley Act
Placement: Assistant Professor at University of Baltimore.

 

Business Administration Alumni 

Name: Micah Crump
Advisor: Dr. Robert Singh
Graduation Date: December 2008
Thesis Title: Black Entrepreneurship: Literature and Reality
Placement: Assistant Professor at Howard University.

Name: Mary Foster
Advisor: Dr. Augustus Abbey
Graduation Date: December 2010
Thesis Title: Assessing Degree of Virtuality and Its Effect on Team Effectiveness
Placement: Post Graduate Fellowship, National Institute of Health.

Name: Matthew Lang
Advisor: Dr. Robert Singh
Graduation Date: December 2010
Thesis Title: Entrepreneurial Idea Identification Through Online Social Networks
Placement: Assistant Professor at University of Baltimore.

Information Sciences and Systems Alumni 

Name: Tonjia Coverdale
Advisor: Dr. Sanjay Bapna
Graduation Date: December 2010
Thesis Title: The Influence of Social Presence on E-Loyalty in Women Online Shoppers: An Application of the Social Identity Approach to Website Design
Placement: Assistant Professor at University of the Virgin Islands.

Name: Jian Hua
Advisor: Dr. Sanjay Bapna
Graduation Date: December 2009
Thesis Title: Optimal Investment in IS Security: A Game Theoretical Approach
Placement: Assistant Professor at University of the District of Columbia.