Department of Finance and Economics
Professor Daniel Blakley began teaching at USF in 1981, and
has since won awards and recognition for almost every course he has
taught. In addition to these awards, Daniel was also granted a
Fulbright Fellowship for his research on global economics.
Sara Ding is an Assitant Professor of Finance at the School of
Management. Her work spans U.S. and Chinese markets. Sara has
presented her work at many prestigious academic conferences around
the world. Her research has won the best paper awards at the China
Goes Global 5th Annual Conference at Havard University and at the
Asian Finance Association 2010 International Conference.
Professor Barry W. Doyle has been an outstanding leader and
educator in the undergraduate, MBA, and MBA for Executives programs
within the School of Management. Since coming to USF,
Barry's worked at universities throughout the world
coordinating and directing academic programs.
Professor Cathy S. Goldberg has received many accolades for
her accomplishments as a scholar, researcher, and professor. Cathy
began at USF in 1999 as a lecturer on Corporate Finance in the MBA
program and was soon offered a term appointment as an Assistant
Professor in Spring 2001 due to outstanding student ratings.
Professor John Gonzales received his B.A from California State
University, Fullerton, and his M.A. and Ph.D. from the University
of Wisconsin. His research interests include transition economies,
emerging market economics, emerging market financial markets and
monetary policy and financial markets.
Dr. Robert Mefford has been a distinguished professor at USF
since 1985. Before coming to USF Robert worked all over the world
including China, South Korea, and Denmark.
Frank Ohara is recognized for his dedication to teaching
excellence by the School of Management as the seven time
recipient of the Outstanding Teaching Award. Frank is also the
recipient of Honorary Professor in Alpha Sigma Nu, the National
Jesuit Honor Society.
Professor Richard Puntillo's excellence in finance
education has earned him seven teaching awards from the School of
James Shaw is Professor of Business Economics in the School of
Professor Manuel Tarrazo, PhD, teaches graduate and
undergraduate courses in corporate finance and investment
Nicholas Tay, Ph.D. is a professor of finance in the School of
Management at the University of San Francisco. He serves on the
editorial board of the Journal of Asia Business Studies
(Emerald Publishing) and was this journal former editor-in-chief.
He has recently served as the guest editor for the Chinese Economy (M.E. Sharpe)
and the International Review of Economics and Finance
(Elsevier Science). His research is well cited and his
work has appeared in leading academic journals including
Management Science, Financial Management,
Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, Economics Letters, Journal
of Business Research, IEEE Intelligence System,
Open Economies Review, and International Review of
Economics and Finance among others.