News Updates About Ph.D. and M.S. graduates of the Family Resource
Management Graduate Program
- Jasook Kwon completed her Ph.D. Winter Quarter 2002 and also had a son, Tommy (Taemoog), born April 2, 2002. Photos of son
Wendy Reiboldt, (Ph.D., 1992): Photo
with husband Max and 10 month old son Reno (about Dec. 1, 2001)
Jinkook Lee (Ph.D., 1993) won the 2001 Theoretical Journal Article award
of the Association for Financial Counseling and Planning for an article
written with her Ph.D. advisee at the University of Tennessee-Knoxville,
Eun-Ju Kim, titled “Haven’t
Adopted Electronic Financial Services Yet? The Acceptance and Diffusion
of Electronic Banking Technologies.” Jinkook Lee is currently an associate
professor at the University of Georgia in Athens.
Photos of daughters of Peng
Chen and Daisy
Yen, about June, 2001: Emily
and Laura Chen
Jaimie Sung and Yoonkyung Yuh each presented papers at the July
2001 meeting of the Asian Consumer and Family Economics meeting held
in Shijiazhuang, China
husband Shawn Liu, and son Jonathan Liu, November 2000
Li (Ph.D., 1996) is a senior analyst at Intuit, Mountain View, California.
(Ph.D., 1997) in March, 2001 started a temporary professor position (one
(Ph.D., 1992) is the mother of Reno
Alessandro Costanza, born 1/23/01, 8 lbs. 14 oz, 21 inches.
is co-winner of the ACCI disertation award. He received it at the April
2001 meeting of the American Council on Consumer Interests.
Lee (Ph.D., 1998) has started a faculty position of Ulsan University,
in the College of Human Ecology, Department of Child and Family Welfare,
in March, 2001.
(Ph.D., 1997) obtained a post-doctoral researcher position in the Department
Mikyeong Bae (Ph.D.,
1993,) Assistant Professor, Keimyung University in Daegu, Korea is a coauthor
of a textbook published in Korea in 2000:
Young (“Sunny”) Park, (Ph.D., 1995) are coauthors of a textbook published
Sunny Park is Vice President of NaraTV.Com,
a new internet company in Korea.
paper won the CARHE Founders Award in 1999. It is the best paper
award for the Canadian Association for Research in Home Economics
The dynamic duo of Jinkook
Lee (Ph.D., 1993) and Jeanne
Hogarth (Ph.D., FRM, 1981) has another honor. Their article published
in Volume 10 (1) of Financial Counseling and Planning, “Returns
to Information Search: Consumer Mortgage Shopping Decisions” was awarded
a $1000 prize by the Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards.
Hui Wang is
now working for E*Trade in California (between San Francisco and San Jose)
as a statistical modeler.
Jinkook Lee started
Autumn semester, 2000 as an Associate Professor in the Department of Housing
& Consumer Economics at the University of Georgia. E-mail:
started Autumn semester, 2000 as an Assistant Professor, University of
started September 1, 2000 as an Assistant Professor at Montclair State
University in New Jersey.
gave birth to Jonathan Chang Liu on July 16, 2000 at 11:26 p.m. Jonathan
weighed 7 pounds 7 oz at birth. Photo
at 1 month
Lee is Deputy Director, Social Statistics Division, Korea National
Statistical Office in Taejeon, Korea. She is in charge of designing and
implementing the national houseold data set focusing on income and assets,
similar to the SCF.
has a one-year contract as a full-time instructor startig in September,
2000 at Ewha Womans University. She will teach family financial management
and family economics.
(Ph.D., 1998) received an “Honorable Mention” for the ACCI dissertation
award for the year 2000 conference.
(Ph.D., 1993) gave birth to a boy, Benning Fan Lozada, on Tuesday, Jan.
25, 2000, at the University of Utah Hospital. Father, mother and the baby
are all doing fine. Recent
photo of mother and son (email Jessie for site of album)
Ph.D. student Jihyun
(“Jane”) Lee had a baby
Lee (Ph.D., 1998) and Yoonkyung
Yuh (Ph.D., 1998) are among three finalists for the ACCI dissertation
her Ph.D. degree at the Summer, 1999 graduation on September 2.
News from Peng Chen and Daisy Yen: Emily was delivered shortly after noon
on Thursday (8/19/99). She is 7 pounds and 19.5 inches. Daisy and Emily
are doing fine. Photo
received an award in August of 1998 from the Ministry of Culture and Tourism
of Republic of Korea for a personal finance textbook she wrote with Hye
was promoted to Senior Research Consultant at Ibbotson Associates.
He and a colleague just had an article accepted for the Winter 2000 issue
of the Journal of Portfolio Management — no small feat, as people
such as Paul
Lee, Ph.D., 1998, has accepted a one-year post-doctoral position at
Kyungpook National University in Korea. There was a university-wide competition
for this funded position. She had several lecturer positions at Seoul National
University and other universities during the past year.
Ph.D., 1993, has been promoted to Associate Professor at the University
Sun Young (“Sunny”)
Park, Ph.D., 1995, and Yoon
Kyung Yuh, Ph.D., 1998, were presenters at a workshop at Hanyang University.
Sherman Hanna and Loren Geistfeld also presented at the workshop, which
was attended by 70 people from a number of universities in Korea.
Ph.D., 1992, presided at an International Conference held at Keimyung University,
Taegu, Korea, and gave Korean summaries of papers and questions. Sherman
Hanna, Jessie Fan, Ph.D., 1993, and Jing Xiao (Visiting Scholar, 1997)
gave presentations at the meeting.
Yoon Kyung Yuh,
Ph.D., 1998, presented a paper at the Asian Consumer and Family Economics
Association meeting in Seoul, Korea, July, 1999. The conference was attended
by 180 people from various contries.
Peng Chen, Ph.D., 1997, had an article in the July 1999 edition of the
Journal, published by the American Association of Individual Investors,
which has 175,000 members. Coauthor was Sherman Hanna.
Ph.D., 1993 has been promoted to Associate Professor at the University
Research Contract, “Consumer Financial & Loan Portfolios: Life-Cycle
Stage Analysis,” Filene Research Institute,Center for Credit Union Research,
Hatch Awards, “Building Quality Community Based Long Term Care Systems,”
Vermont Agricultural Experiment Station, $60,000 with Jane Kolodinsky,
Research Contract, “Consumer Satisfaction with State Provided Long-Term
Care Services,” Department of Elder Affairs, Florida, $38,500, 1999-2001.
Research Grant, “Consumer Information Search of Open- and Closed-End Credit
Products,” the Federal Reserve Board and the College of Human Ecology,
the University of Tennessee, $8,000, 1999.
Research Contract, “Consumer Awareness of Telemarketing Fraud: The Analysis
of 1996, 1997, and 1998 National and State Data Sets,” American Association
of Retired Persons, $31,500, 1998-1999, with Loren V. Geistfeld (co-principal
1999 ACCI meeting
(Ph.D., 1993) has been approved for promotion to Associate Professor at
(Ph.D., 1998) won the $1,000 Texas Instruments Award for a paper presented
at the 1998 Academy of Financial Services meeting. Hanna, S., Yuh, Y.K.
and Montalto, C., “Mean and pessimistic projections of retirement adequacy”
(Ph.D., 1998) has been offered a faculty position at the University of
Missouri, Columbia. He has been teaching at Syracuse University.
(Ph.D., 1998) won the 1999 Ohio Association for Family and Consumer Sciences
Outstanding Dissertation Award.
Mona Ismail, (Ph.D., 1998, Advisor: Zavotka).
Assistant Professor, Misr International University, Cairo, Egypt, Interior
Zuiker (Ph.D., 1997) had her first book published in Dec., 1998. Hispanic
Self-Employment in the Southwest Rising above the Threshold of Poverty,
Publisher Garland Publishing, Incorporated.)
(Ph.D., 1993) was mentioned in a front page story in a Nov., 1998 edition
of the San Fernando Valley Edition of the Los Angeles Times. The
article describes the special holiday activities of The Consumer Resource
Center at Cal State Northridge. “Allen Martin, a CSUN consumer affairs
professor who oversees the center, expects many of the holiday callers
to have basic questions about products or spending. “
(Ph.D., 1993) won the Manitoba Association of Home Economists Excellence
in Teaching Award.
(Ph.D., 1997) won a “Best Article” award from the Awards Committee of the
Association for Financial Counseling and Planning Education, for the best
article to appear in the 1996 volume of the journal Financial Counseling
and Planning. The article, written with Sherman Hanna, was titled Factors
Related to Risk Tolerance. The article was mentioned in a financial
column in the Washington Post
Jieyu Li (Ph.D.,
1996) appeared on the Voice of America broadcast “Economic Forum”
discussing the topic Personal Credit History. Jieyu is an Analytical Consultant
with Fleet Bank in Boston.
(Ph.D., 1998) and Hui
Wang (Ph.D., 1997) are finalists for the ACCI dissertation award.
(Ph.D., 1993) won awards from the Certified
Financial Planner Board of Standards for two different articles:
“Factors Predicting the Most Important Source of Retirement Income” (with
Ya-Ping Sun) published in Compensation and Working Conditions, volume
2, n. 3, Fall 1997.
Retirement Savings of Nonfarm Self-Employed Workers: An Exploratory Study
(with Ya-Ping Su, Constance Kratzer, and Deana Sharpe) in Consumer Interests
Annual, Volume 43, 1997.
(Ph.D., 1978) is a Visiting Scholar in the Consumer Sciences
Department at Ohio State University for the 1998-99 academic year.
(Ph.D., 1992) was promoted to Associate Professor
in the school of Industrial Management at University of Korea Technology
at Ewha Womans University in Seoul. She is
also working as a temporary researcher at the National Pension Corporation
(NPC) Research Center. NPC is the Korean Social Security System.
Investments and Insurance. (Hakjisa Publishers, www.hakjisa.co.kr)
(Coauthors are Seung Cheol Ahn of Yeong Han University and Young Sook Chung
of Daegu University.)
Research Methods and Statistics for Human Ecology. (There
are three other coauthors.)
This is the fifth article by alumni of the OSU FRM Graduate Program
to receive a $1,000 prize from the CFP Board.
The award was for the Best Textbook in 1998, and it included an award
of approximately $4500. The Ministry will distribute the textbook
(published by Hanjisa Publications) to all public libraries of Korea.
Samuelson have published in that journal.
here for abstract and link to prepublication, Acrobat version of article
She won The Jefferson Prize, Chancellor’s Research Award, The University
of Tennessee, 1999.
She has received a number of research grants and contracts this year,
For more, see Yahoo ACCI