Payne H. and Charlotte Hodges Midyette Eminent Scholar in Risk Management & Insurance
Born is currently the Midyette Eminent Scholar of Insurance in the Department of Risk Management/Insurance, Real Estate and Legal Studies at Florida State University. She is a research associate in the Florida Catastrophic Storm Risk Management Center as well as an advisor of the Risk Management doctoral program in the College of Business.
Her research interests include insurance market structure and performance, professional liability, health insurance, and the management of catastrophic risks.
Senior Research Scholar
Etschmaier is a senior research scholar in the Department of Business Analytics, Information Systems and Supply Chain at Florida State University’s College of Business. His work focuses on the design, analysis and operation of complex systems in a wide variety of domains, including civil and military aviation, urban transportation, manufacturing and regulation concerning the environment and the security of voting machines.
He’s working to develop a comprehensive theory of purposeful systems that leads to a transdisciplinary approach to global environmental, cultural, economic and social sustainability.
J. Frank Dame Professor of Management
Fiorito’s research interests include labor and industrial relations with an emphasis on attitudes toward unions and employers, unions as organizations and human resource policies. Some of Fiorito’s recent work includes “The State of the Unions in the United States” and “Change to Win: Can Structural Reform Revitalize the American Labor Movement?”
Professor of Supply Chain Management
Giunipero is a professor of supply chain management in the Department of Business Analytics, Information Systems and Supply Chain at Florida State University’s College of Business. He has published more than 55 articles in various academic journals, such as the Journal of Supply Chain Management, Journal of Purchasing and Supply Management, MIT-Sloan Management Review, Industrial Marketing Management, Decision Sciences and The International Journal of Physical Distribution and Logistics Management. He also is a Certified Professional Services Marketer in Supply Management (CPSM), Certified Professional in Supplier Diversity (CPSD) and Certified Purchasing Manager (CPM).
Harding is an associate lecturer in the Department of Management at Florida State University’s College of Business. His academic specialty is educational leadership, with a focus on disability subject matter. Harding is a two-time U.S. presidential appointee and a seven-time Florida gubernatorial appointee. For 30 years, he has contributed to national, state and community public policy advancing independence and self-sufficiency of persons with disabilities.
Melvin T. Stith Sr. Professor in Business Administration
Hochwarter is the Melvin T. Stith Sr. Professor in Business Administration at Florida State University’s College of Business. He has published over 100 scientific and applied articles covering a wide range of topics including employee entitlement, worker engagement, job stress, layoffs, workplace politics, abusive work behaviors, personal accountability, optimism, and leadership-focused motivation strategies. In addition, his research has been the subject of discussions in major business/social publications, including Business Week, Inc., CIO, The Christian Science Monitor, Computerworld, HR Magazine, Workforce Week, Macleans, Psychology Today, The Wall Street Journal, USA Today, The New York Times, Chicago Tribune, Miami Herald, Orlando Sentinel, Times of India, China Daily, Daily Mail – UK, and news/radio programs such as NPR, Minnesota Public Radio, MSNBC, ABC Evening News and WIOD AM/FM – Miami.
Jim Moran Professor of Strategic Management
Holmes is the Jim Moran Professor of Strategic Management. His research is focused on the origins and implications of institutions (e.g., government policy) and individual and psychological foundations of strategy and entrepreneurship (e.g., gender, personality).
Jennings is an assistant professor in the Department of Management at Florida State University’s College of Business. Her research primarily explores the unique burdens that leaders face due to their elevated status in the organization and in creating interventions for leadership development. She also studies positive mindsets in the workplace as tools for employee effectiveness and wellbeing.
Harry W. Walborsky Professor and Associate Dean for Business Law Programs
Kahn is an expert on taxes, with extensive knowledge of basic federal income tax, corporate income tax issues, health care tax issues and tax issues in social security.
Higdon Professor of Management
King’s research focuses on complementary resources, merger and acquisition (M&A) integration and performance, technology innovation and defense procurement.
Madeline Duncan Rolland Associate Professor of Business Administration
Letdin’s expertise includes real estate, mortgages, real estate investment trusts and commercial real estate investment. Her research focuses on debt composition and mortgage utilization in the real estate and banking industries, and it has appeared in the Journal of Real Estate Finance and Economics, the Journal of Real Estate Research, the Journal of Regional Science and the International Real Estate Review. She also serves on the editorial board of Journal of Real Estate Finance and Economics.
Cecil B. Day Distinguished Professor, Dedman School of Hospitality
Dr. Line studies marketing and consumer behavior in the hospitality industry at the Dedman School of Hospitality. His primary research is on the behavior of hotel and restaurant patrons and their reaction to consumption environments. Dr. Line is available to comment on topics pertaining to consumer trends and behavior in the hospitality, travel and tourism industries.
McCoy is an assistant lecturer in the Department of Accounting at Florida State University’s College of Business. He is also a Certified Public Accountant and a Certified Management Accountant who specializes in accounting from a business management perspective. His research focuses on financial reporting, and his expertise includes cost and managerial accounting, taxation and financial accounting.
Robert L. Atkins Associate Professor of Risk Management & Insurance and Associate Director for the Center for Risk Management Education & Research
Nyce is the Robert L. Atkins Associate Professor of Risk Management and Insurance at Florida State University. He previously served as the Associate Director of the Florida Catastrophic Storm Risk Management Center from 2009 through 2012. He joined the Center in 2009 after serving as Senior Director of Knowledge Resources for the American Institute for CPCU.
His main research area is catastrophic risk financing. He has authored numerous articles on a variety of risk management and insurance topics, including title insurance, IPOs, enterprise risk management, predictive analytics and natural hazards.
Romney is an assistant professor in the Department of Accounting at Florida State University’s College of Business. His 15 years of accounting, banking, tax and financial planning work experience help to inform his research and teaching in tax issues. He also has served as an expert witness in tax and accounting legal matters.
Assistant Professor and Dean's Emerging Scholar
Zimmerman is an assistant professor and dean’s emerging scholar in the Department of Accounting at Florida State University’s College of Business. Her research interests include audit quality, audit pricing, audit market composition, auditor judgment and decision-making, and the labor markets for auditors. She has published research in and reviewed manuscripts for several top accounting journals, including The Accounting Review, Contemporary Accounting Research, Review of Accounting Studies, Accounting Horizons and Auditing: A Journal of Practice and Theory. She also is a visiting scholar at the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board.