Category Archives: Faculty Spotlight

Egypt’s Lost Spring: Mihaylo Professor’s Book Explores the Politics of Egypt

Mihaylo Economics Associate Professor Sherif Khalifa is the author of the 2015 book, Egypt’s Lost Spring: Causes and Consequences, which examines political developments in his native Egypt from 2010 to 2013. This period encompassed the fall of the Hosni Mubarak … Continue reading

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Gabriela Best: Mihaylo Economics Professor Studies Monetary Policy

Mihaylo Assistant Professor of Economics Gabriela Best has had an interest in economics since her youth in Mexico. She discusses the impact of the Federal Reserve’s monetary policy on the economy. You’ve heard of the miracle of compound interest. So … Continue reading

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Mihaylo Management Professor Studies Effectiveness of Online Hotel Reviews

Hotel reviews on sites such as TripAdvisor, Hotels.com and Yelp have transformed the travel experience. Mihaylo Assistant Professor of Management Ellen Kim examines who reads reviews and how readers process positive and negative reviews. Take a look at your favorite … Continue reading

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Mihaylo Lecturer Recognized With Outstanding Accounting Educator Award

Randy Hoffman, the Mihaylo accounting lecturer who created an innovative hybrid managerial accounting course, received the Outstanding Accounting Educator Award for 2016. Accounting coursework may be difficult, but with a well-designed course, most students can pass the prerequisites that may … Continue reading

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Brexit: Britain’s Withdrawal from the European Union Sends Shockwaves Through the Financial World

Few believed that they would actually go through with it. But last Thursday, British voters chose to become the first nation to leave the 28-member European Union in a referendum that many believe will have worldwide repercussions. The results are already … Continue reading

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