Selected Former Ph.D. Advisees of Sherman Hanna (all degrees after 1987 are from Ohio State University)



Selected Former Ph.D. Advisees of Sherman Hanna (all degrees after 1987 are from Ohio State University)


  1. Travis Mountain (Ph.D., 2015) is an Assistant Professor at Virginia
    Tech. Dissertation title: Life Insurance and Financial Vulnerability.

  2. Eunice Hong (Ph.D., 2015) is a lecturer at Sung Shin Women’s
    University. Dissertation title: Just Before the Great Recession,
    Who Could Have Expected a Substantial Income Decrease? Were They
    Prepared for Emergencies?

  3. Jae Min Lee (Ph.D., 2014, advisors: Stafford and Hanna) is an
    Assistant Professor, University of Minnesota-Mankato. Dissertation title: Households Saving and Reference Dependent Changes in Income and Uncertainty.

  4. KyoungTae Kim (Ph.D., 2014) is an Assistant Professor at the University of Alabama-Tuscaloosa. Dissertation title: The Impact of the 2007 Recession on the Retirement Decisions of U.S. Households: Evidence from the 2007-2009 Survey of Consumer Finances Panel Dataset.

  5. Lishu
    (Lisa) Zhang
    (Ph.D., 2013) is a member of the Accounting faculty
    at ShenZhen University. Dissertation title: Which Workers Expect
    to Retire Late or Never?
    An Analysis of Couple and Non-Couple
    Households
    .


  1. HoJun
    Ji
    (Ph.D., 2012) is a lecturer at the Ohio State University, and
    a CPA at JC TaxPros Group, Inc.  Dissertation title: Financial
    Vulnerability of Small Business Owner-Manager Households
    .

  2. Jiyeon
    Son
    (Ph.D., 2012) is a Senior Researcher at the Korea Consumer
    Agency.  Dissertation title: Factors Related to Choosing
    between the Internet and a Financial Planner
    .

  3. Chijack
    Lin
    (Ph.D., Economics, 2010, advisors: Hanna and Miyazaki) is a
    Director at Integrated Financial Engineering Inc. Dissertation
    title: Racial Discrimination in the Consumer Credit Market.

  4. Jonghee
    Lee
    (Ph.D., 2009) is an Assistant Professor at Keimyung
    University . Dissertation title: Racial/Ethnic Disparities in
    Credit Problems
    .

  5. Cong
    Wang
    (Ph.D., 2008) Corporate Risk Management Associate,
    Commercial Banking at JPMorgan Chase. Dissertation title: Household
    Risky Assets Selection and Allocation
    .

  6. Cheng-Chung
    ("Samuel") Chen
    , Ph.D., 2007, is a Statistics &
    Modeling Manager with Paypal. Dissertation title: Changes in
    Retirement Adequacy, 1995-2004: Accounting for Retirement Stages
    .

  7. Lan
    Bi
    (Ph.D., 2005, advisors: Hanna and Montalto ) is Senior
    Quantitative Financial Analyst, Enterprise Capital Management at BAC
    Charlotte, North Carolina. Dissertation title: The Influence of
    Uncertainty and Liquidity Constraints on Liquid Asset Holdings of
    Credit Card Revolvers
    .

  8. Christine
    Lai
    (Ph.D., 2003) is an Associate Professor, National Taiwan
    Normal University. Dissertation title: Are U.S. Household
    Portfolios Efficient?

  9. Jing
    Zhao
    (Ph.D., 2003) is Manager, Market Risk – Capital One.
    Dissertation title: Household Debt Service Burden: An Exploration
    on the Effect of
    Credit Constraints.


  1. Rui Yao
    (Ph.D., 2003) is an Associate Professor, University of Missouri,
    Columbia. Dissertation title: Patterns of Financial Risk
    Tolerance: 1983-2001
    .

  2. Yoonkyung
    Yuh
    (Ph.D. 1998, advisors: Hanna and Montalto) is an Associate
    Professor at Ewha Womens University, Seoul, Korea. Dissertation
    title: Adequacy of Preparation for Retirement: Mean and
    Pessimistic Case Projections
    .

  3. Hui
    Wang
    , (Ph.D., 1997) is VP, Predictive Modeling, Enterprise Fraud
    Risk Management at WellsFargo Bank. Dissertation title: An
    Empirical Analysis of Household Asset Allocation Based on a Rational
    Expectations Model
    .

  4. Peng
    Chen
    (Ph.D., 1997) is the Chief
    Executive Officer, Asia at Dimensional Fund Advisors
    .
    Dissertation title: Household Saving and Portfolio Allocation.

  5. Chandrika
    (Jayathirtha) Rao
    , (Ph.D., 1997, advisors: Hanna and Montalto)
    is Director, NC Central Cancer Registry. Dissertation title: Factors
    Affecting Household Overspending Behavior.

  6. Jaimie Sung (Ph.D., 1997) is a Professor, School of
    Industrial Management, Korea University of Technology and Education.
    Dissertation title: A Structural Analysis of Retirement Funds in
    a Family Context: Participation and Investment in Stocks
    .

  7. Joyce
    Mok
    (Ph.D., 1995, advisors: Fox and Hanna) is a senior lecturer
    at the National Institute of Education, Singapore. Dissertation
    title: The Impact of Label Use on Dietary Quality: A Baseline
    Study for Evaluating the Nutrition Labeling and Education Act
    .


  1. Sun-Young
    Park
    (Ph.D., 1995) is professor and chairperson of the Dept. of
    Management of Technology, William F. Miller School, Konkuk
    University. Dissertation title: Child Care Services: Two
    Statistical/Econometric Approaches to Household Choice and Demand
    .

  2. Hye-Kyung Lee (Ph.D., 1995) was previously a financial
    planner with the Pinnacle Advisory Group, a researcher at Seoul
    National University, and a lecturer at Konkuk University.
    Dissertation title: Direct and Indirect Determinants of Stock
    Ownership
    .

  3. Y.
    Regina Chang
    (Ph.D., 1993) is Senior Director, Strategic and
    Analytic Consulting Services at Epsilon. Dissertation title: Income
    Uncertainty and Household Saving Behavior: An Empirical
    Investigation
    .

  4. Sharon
    DeVaney
    (Ph.D., 1993) is editor
    of the Family and Consumer Sciences Research Journal
    , and a
    Professor Emeritus at Purdue University. Dissertation title: An
    Empirical Analysis of the Predictive Value of Household Financial
    Ratios
    .

  5. Mi-Kyung Bae
    (Ph.D., 1992) was Associate Professor, Department of Consumer
    Information Science, College of Economics & International
    Commerce KeiMyung University, Daegu, Korea. Dissertation title:
    Analysis of Household Spending Patterns.

  6. Kathy
    Corpus
    , (Ph.D., 1987, Kansas State University, advisor: Hanna)
    is co-chair of the Department of Business Administration and Family
    and Consumer Sciences at Shepherd University. Dissertation title:
    Contributions to Retirement: A Comparison of One-Earner and
    Two-Earner Families
    .
  7. Carole Bozworth, (Ph.D., 1987, as Prather, Kansas
    State University, advisor: Hanna) is a state extension specialist in
    consumer and family economics at the University of
    Missouri-Columbia. Dissertation title: Ratio Analysis of Personal
    Financial Statements: Household Norms
    .

  8. Chung-Sook Moon,
    (Ph.D., 1986, Kansas State University, advisor: Hanna) is a
    Professor in the Division of Economics at Sookmyung Womens’s
    University, Seoul, Korea. Dissertation title:

  9. Barbara
    J. Phipps
    (Ph.D., 1986, as Buell, Kansas State
    University, advisor: Hanna) is an Associate Professor at the
    University of Kansas. Dissertation title: Factors Influencing
    Rates of Mobile Home Ownership: A Cross-Sectional, Aggregate
    Analysis
    .
  10. Donna Bronner (Ph.D., 1985, Kansas State University,
    advisors: Hanna and Lindamood). Dissertation title: Constraints
    to Household Energy Conservation: A Study of Attitudes, Demographic
    Variables and Housing Characteristics on Residential Energy
    Consumption
    .

  11. Lanita Carter (Ph.D., 1986, Kansas State University, advisor:
    Hanna) was Director, Centre for Management Development, Faculty of
    Business Administration, Memorial University of Newfoundland.
    Dissertation title: An Analysis of the Interaction Effects of
    Socioeconomic and Demographic Characteristics on the Consumption of
    Food Away From Home
    .
  12. Karen
    Perch
    (Ph.D., 1983, Kansas State University, advisors: Lindamood
    and Hanna) has a JD and practices law in the Lexington, Kentucky
    area. Dissertation title: Housing Quality, Preferences and
    Satisfaction of Households With and Without a Disabled Member
    .

  13. Janet
    Wagner
    (Ph.D., 1982, Kansas State University: advisors: Hanna
    and Elizabeth McCullough) is an Associate Professor in the College
    of Business and Management at the University of Maryland at College
    Park. Dissertation title: Family Clothing Consumption: A
    Cross-Sectional Comparison of Family Life Cycle and Family
    Composition Models
    .


Selected Other Former Graduate Advisees

Xiaoling Zhang, Ph.D. student. Senior Research Assistant, Medical
Center, University of Texas, Houston

Yan Sun, M.S., 2001.