Poole College of Management Welcomes Five New Faculty Members
Tuesday, Aug 23, 2011
The Poole College of Management at North Carolina State University welcomed five new faculty members in August. Two are in the college’s Department of Accounting, and three are in the Department of Management, Innovation and Entrepreneurship (MIE).
“We are very pleased to welcome these new faculty members to Poole College,” said Dr. Ira R. Weiss, dean. “With their academic and real world experience, each is building on and complementing the expertise of our current faculty.”
Department of Accounting
Dr. Bradley Lindsey joins the college as assistant professor of accounting, teaching in the areas corporate areas tax, tax and business strategy and financial accounting. His research interests include taxes and asset pricing, corporate and shareholder taxation, economic effects of public policy, financial reporting and capital markets.
Lindsey received his Ph.D. in business administration focusing on accounting from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 2006. Before joining the Poole College faculty, he was an assistant professor of accounting at the College of William and Mary. He has professional tax experience, working with Ernst and Young and Deloitte & Touche before beginning his graduate studies. Lindsey is a member of the AICPA and the American Accounting Association, including its financial accounting and reporting sections. His research has been published in the Journal of Accounting Research and the Journal of Business, Finance, and Accounting.
Dr. Andrew Schmidt also has joined the faculty as assistant professor of accounting, focusing on financial accounting, and taxes and business strategy. He received his Ph.D. from Arizona State University in 2004. Before joining Poole College, Schmidt was a professor and director of the accounting doctoral program at Columbia University’s Graduate School of Business. Prior to that, he was a revenue agent with the Internal Revenue Service.
His research has been published in The Journal of the American Taxation Association, The Accounting Review, National Tax Journal, and The Journal of Accounting and Public Policy, among other publications and conference proceedings. He has received several honors for his research, including the best discussion award at The Journal of the American Taxation Association Conference in 2006, and the 2005 American Taxation Association/PriceWaterhouseCoopers Outstanding Tax Dissertation Award for his paper, “The Persistence, Forecasting, and Valuation Implications of the Tax Change Component of Earnings.” He is a member of the American Accounting Association, American Finance Association, and National Tax Association.
Department of Management, Innovation and Entrepreneurship
Dr. Nachiket Bhawe is assistant professor in the MIE department, focusing on entrepreneurship and strategy. He is completing his doctorate in 2011 from the Carlson School of Management in the University of Minnesota in the field of entrepreneurship and strategy. Bhawe’s doctoral dissertation is entitled: Does the sequence in which entrepreneurs choose resource partners matter? Examples from the pharmaceutical industry.”
His research has been published in the Journal of Applied Psychology, the Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal, and the Journal of Leadership & Organizational Studies, and he has presented papers on his research at national and international conferences. Bhawe also has served as mentor for several start-up companies. He received his master’s degree in industrial engineering from The Pennsylvania State University and his bachelor’s degree in engineering from the University of Mumbai, India.
Dr. Norris White Gunby, Jr., is a teaching assistant professor in the MIE department, focusing on strategic management. He has a doctorate in health services administration from the University of Alabama at Birmingham, in the strategic management track. His dissertation title was “Strategy Development Processes in Long Term Care: A Multidimensional Assessment. Gunby received his Master of Health Administration from Tulane University, and his bachelor’s degree in sociology from Paine College.
His research interests include healthcare administration, long term care, and top management teams demographics. His research has been published in the Academy of Strategic Management Journal, Journal of Organizational Culture, Communications, and Conflict, and Management Decision, among others. Gunby has taught management, human resource management, business policy and strategy, international business and issues in workplace diversity and health care management at Elon University and the University of Alabama-Huntsville. He is a past participant of The PhD Project, which was established in 1994 to increase the diversity of corporate America by increasing the diversity of business school faculty.
Beth Ritter is a lecturer in teaching human resources, in the MIE department. She has as a Master of Business Administration degree from Old Dominion University and a bachelor’s degree in Labor Relations from The Pennsylvania State University. She is Myers-Briggs certified and is a World at Work certified compensation professional. Ritter has more than 20 years’ experience in human resources, with positions of increasing responsibility at Nabisco Brands, The Campbell Soup Company, and currently, as senior vice president of human resources at Burt’s Bees.
Cutline: Dr. Bradley Lindsey, Beth Ritter, Dr. Norris White Gunby, Jr., Dr. Andrew Schmidt, Dr. Nachiket Bhawe