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2019

Soua Xiong

Diverse Issues in Education recently highlighted two CGU graduates. Soua Xiong (PhD, Education, 2019), Asst. Professor at CSU Fresno, was recognized as an emerging scholar. The journal also announced Yvonne Hernandez Friedman’s (PhD, Education, 2013) appointment as Assistant Vice President for Student Engagement at the University of Houston-Clear Lake.

2019

Jiahuan Huang

The Financial Engineering program recently surveyed some of the companies where MSFE graduates are working. Some of these alumni are Jiahuan Huang¬†(MSFE, 2019),¬†Financial Analyst, Acumen Robot Intelligence, Inc.;¬†Imad Fahim¬†(MSIST/MSFE, 2019),¬†Liquidity Reporting Associate, MUFG; Kun Liu¬†(MSFE, 2020),¬†Internal Control,¬†Huatai Securities Co, Ltd.; Carlos Mel√©ndez‚Ä謆(MSFE, 2020),¬†Senior¬†Analyst,¬†Banco de Guatemala; Pogu Zhou¬†(MSFE, 2020),¬†Data Analyst, Shenzhen Capital Group; Irene (Yue) Wu¬†(MSFE, 2020),¬†Actuarial Analyst, Milliman; and Joseph Puhalla¬†(MSFE, 2020),¬†Model Validation Quant,¬†MSCI (Morgan Stanley Capital International).

2019

Imad Fahim

The Financial Engineering program recently surveyed some of the companies where MSFE graduates are working. Some of these alumni are Jiahuan Huang¬†(MSFE, 2019),¬†Financial Analyst, Acumen Robot Intelligence, Inc.;¬†Imad Fahim¬†(MSIST/MSFE, 2019),¬†Liquidity Reporting Associate, MUFG; Kun Liu¬†(MSFE, 2020),¬†Internal Control,¬†Huatai Securities Co, Ltd.; Carlos Mel√©ndez‚Ä謆(MSFE, 2020),¬†Senior¬†Analyst,¬†Banco de Guatemala; Pogu Zhou¬†(MSFE, 2020),¬†Data Analyst, Shenzhen Capital Group; Irene (Yue) Wu¬†(MSFE, 2020),¬†Actuarial Analyst, Milliman; and Joseph Puhalla¬†(MSFE, 2020),¬†Model Validation Quant,¬†MSCI (Morgan Stanley Capital International).

2019

Joseph Dietrich

Joseph Dietrich (MA, Politics) received a grant from the American Philosophical Society Phillips Fund to cover research expenses connected with his work studying voting by mail in Arizona. Dietrich is an adjunct professor at Cal Poly Pomona.

2018

Angus McClellan

Angus McClellan (MA, Politics) has been appointed a 2021-22 Fellow of Princeton University’s James Madison Program in American Ideals and Institutions. See the full list of fellows here.

2018

Sandra E. Hodgin

Sandra E. Hodgin (PhD, Education/Political Science) offered her comments on Title IX policy in an Inside Higher Ed report about a recent case at Florida State University. Hodgin is the founding president of the Title IX Consulting Group and an expert witness on Title IX.

2018

Carlos Echeverria-Estrada

Carlos Echeverria-Estrada¬†(MA, Public Policy and Evaluation) has won a Horowitz Foundation for Social Policy Dissertation Award for his work, ‚ÄúLocal Immigration Enforcement and Bureaucratic Discretion: Why Do U.S. Counties Accept the Mexican Consular Card from Unauthorized Immigrants?‚ÄĚ

2017

Louise Yoho

Louise Yoho (PhD, Education) accepted a tenure-track special education position at Southern Illinois University.

2017

Meghan Chen

Congratulations to Meghan Chen (PhD, Education) who has been appointed as the Associate Vice President of Instruction at Mt. San Antonio College in Walnut, CA.

2017

Hanutosh Baria

Sherif El-Sabbahy (MS, Math, 2014; MSFE, 2015), Miguel Lopez Velarde (MSFE, Math, 2015), Hanutosh Baria (MSFE, 2017), and Naomi Rinaldi (MBA, 2016) participated in a virtual panel discussion moderated by Professor Ayça Altintig in mid-February. They shared personal experiences from their professional journeys and offered students advice on how to prepare for a successful career in the finance industry.

2016 | 2019

Dwight C. K. Tse

The article “Prosociality and Hoarding amid the COVID-19 Pandemic: A Tale of Four Countries” has been accepted for publication in the¬†Journal of Community & Applied Social Psychology.¬†The article‚Äôs co-authors include¬†Wing Yan (Vienne) Lau¬†(MA, ‚Äô16; PhD, ‚Äô20, Psychology)¬†and¬†Dwight C. K. Tse (MA, ‚Äô16; PhD, ‚Äô19, Psychology).

2016

Naomi Rinaldi

Sherif El-Sabbahy (MS, Math, 2014; MSFE, 2015), Miguel Lopez Velarde (MSFE, Math, 2015), Hanutosh Baria (MSFE, 2017), and Naomi Rinaldi (MBA, 2016) participated in a virtual panel discussion moderated by Professor Ayça Altintig in mid-February. They shared personal experiences from their professional journeys and offered students advice on how to prepare for a successful career in the finance industry.