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Graduate Convocation Program

Thursday, May 12, 2022

Dean Benjamin C. Ayers, Presiding

PRELUDE

PROCESSIONAL

WELCOME

Benjamin C. Ayers, Dean

KEYNOTE ADDRESS

Debbie Storey, AB 1980, MBA 2006
President and CEO, AT&T Performing Arts Center


RECOGNITION OF DEGREE CANDIDATES

View a list of graduates from each program or department below.

Doctor of Philosophy

Samuel Owen Davidson, Business Administration
Dissertation: Do Mandatory GAAP Financial Statements Provide Useful
“Non-GAAP” Performance Information?
Major Professor: John L. Campbell, Ph.D.

Emma Laier Frank, Business Administration
Dissertation: The Double-Edged Sword of Micro-Confession Rituals at Work
Major Professor: Fadel K. Matta, Ph.D.

Arjun Shamsher Goel, Business Administration
Dissertation: Essays on Hedge Fund Activism
Major Professor: Jeffry M. Netter, Ph.D., and Annette B. Poulsen, Ph.D.

Youngtak Kim, Business Administration
Dissertation: Essays on Sustainable Product Innovations: Firm Growth
and Performance
Major Professor: Sundar Bharadwaj, Ph.D.

Seoyoung Kim, Business Administration
Dissertation: Essays on Market Disruptions and Marketing
Major Professor: Sundar Bharadwaj, Ph.D.

Fan Liang, Economics
Dissertation: Essays in Frictional Asset Markets
Major Professor: Martin Gervais, Ph.D.

Johannes Coetzee Marais, Business Administration
Dissertation: An Assessment of Property-Liability Insurer Performance
Major Professor: David L. Eckles, Ph.D.

Hashai Papneja, Business Administration
Dissertation: Transparency-Enhancing Explanations to Facilitate
Self-Disclosure to Conversational Agents
Major Professor: Marie-Claude Boudreau, Ph.D., and Elena Karahanna, Ph.D.

Chaehyun Pyun, Business Administration
Dissertation: Essays in Empirical Asset Pricing
Major Professor: Jeffry M. Netter, Ph.D.

Keshob Sharma, Economics
Dissertation: Essays on Health Economics
Major Professor: Joshua Lewis Kinsler, Ph.D.

Nicholas Smith, Business Administration
Dissertation: Public and Private Responses to Default and Foreclosure
Major Professor: Henry Munneke, Ph. D.

Scott P. Spitze, Economics
Dissertation: Three Essays on Macroeconomics with Search Frictions
Major Professor: Martin Gervais, Ph.D.

Jacob Steffen, Business Administration
Dissertation: Understanding the Effects of Generative Design Tools on
Cognitive Design Processes
Major Professor: Elena Karahanna, Ph.D.

Bo Sun, Business Administration
Dissertation: Essays on Corporate Finance and Risk
Major Professor: Jie He, Ph.D., and Daniel Rettl, Ph.D.

Lana Kurepa Waschka, Business Administration
Dissertation: Marketing In The Consumer’s Interest: Fairness, Visual Perception,
and Cognitive Processing
Major Professor: Marcus Cunha Jr., Ph.D.

Dan Yang, Business Administration
Dissertation: The capital market consequences associated with classifying unrealized
gains and losses on available-for-sale (AFS) equity securities in GAAP net income
Major Professor: James M. Carson, Ph.D.

Hyunjung Yoon, Business Administration
Dissertation: Celebrity on Board: Antecedents and Consequences of Celebrity
Director Appointment
Major Professor: Daniel L. Gamache, Ph.D.

Master of Accountancy

Theodore Achimasi
Taylor Adams
Thomas Adams
Frances Glenn Adamson
Christopher Alesso
George Allee
Neal Allen
Cody Anderson
Johnathan Anderson
Isabel Arenas
Turner Ashby
Javaris Askin
Maggie Barronton
Andrew Berry
Catherine Brants
Daniel Brennan
Grace Buckel
Helena Burke
Davia Campbell
Logan Chalfie
Trey Alan Chastain
Raveena Chaudhari
James Whidden Childs Jr.
Caroline Chipman
Matthew Clinton
Jared Cobb
Caroline Coltharp
Jordan Conley
Taylor Cook
Hannah Cooper
Leah Cote
Madeline Cowell
James Crossno
Douglas Cutchin
Graham Day
Daniel De Quesada
Sarah Anne DeFreese
Jackson Dekle
Cameron DeMario
Carol Anne Dempsey
Caroline Dempsey
Matthew Derusha
Lily Durning
Martha Fitzgerald
Taylor Forman
Jack Frank
Kayla Frazier
Jordan Freeman
Allie Gauthier
Carson Gibbs
Emma Gough
Zachary Griffin
Thomas Grimes
Jacob Hacker
Madison Hall
Hyungseo Han
Sarah Hardell
Clayton Harden
Faith Harmon
Haley Harvard
Joel Wyman Harvard IV
Elizabeth Hassenplug
Caroline Henderson
Taylor Hennessey
Skylar Holt
Robert Hothersall
Thomas Huff
Van Hurley
Elizabeth Hurst
Matthew Ingram
Miller Irvin
Deborah Jacobs
Madeline Jenkins
Alexandra Jeon
Caroline Jernigan
Jacob Johns
Anthony Braden Kendall
Audrey Knowles
Lara Kruger
Emma Lales
Jordan Landress
Daniel Tyler Lane Jr.
Cameron Langill
Julianna Lashley
Kevin Liu
William McBryan
Amanda McDaniel
Kelley McNaull
Madison McPherson
Katherine Meadows
Spencer Melcher
Elizabeth Merchant
Regan Mitchell
Emilio Morales-Bello
Emma Morrison
Carson Mullen
Emma Murchake
Heymish Orviline
Abigail Park
Grace Pavan
Nathanial Pehrson
Kristin Pirkle
Zarek Plante
Hannah Poe
Greer Pritchard
Matthew Ramsey
Addison Reeves
Qi Ren
Aubrey Richardson
Reece Richardson
Jackson Risey
Collin Roberts
Kwanza Akili Robinson
Alexandra Romo
Brooke Rothwell
Bennett Rowan
Sabrina Saavedra
Morgan Scott
Cameron Self
Alexis Seward
Karsyn Sewell
Connor Shea
Abigail Shealy
Yusha Shrestha
Brendan Shrum
Christian Smith
Mason Smith
Megan Smith
Caroline Smith
Katerina Stagl
Charlotte Steilberg
Daria Sweatt
Ena Tahirovic
Justine Tan
Justin Timm
Andrew Todd
Matthew Trainor
Dalton Trampnau
Macy Trego
Maura VandeWiele
Luke Vollkommer
Franklin Waldrep
Laura Walick
Caitlin Welty
Kevin Wilderman
Anna Wooten
Irene Xu
Yutong Yang
Gina Yu
Grace Zimmerman

Master of Arts - Economics

Robyn Evelyn Anzulis
Miranda Gomez-Puche
Robert Stroud Payne
Timothy M. Smith
Bismark Yeboah

Master of Business Administration - Executive Program

Edem Koku Avoke
Tamille Barrett
Dan Bergdahl
Nikki Ayn Booth
Bakari Eugene Burton
Benjamin Craig Carter
Michael Chin
Omar K. Danner
Samuel E. Dotson
Lesley Maureen Douglass
Kanupriya Dubey
Coi Epps
Jeremy Brandon Fish
Jimmy Fowler
Christopher Shannon Gemmer
Stanley Goldberg
Robert Douglas Goodroe
Ryan Hochworter
Derek E. Johnson
Robert Allen Johnson
William Christopher Johnson
Aleksandar Knezevic
Courtney Brooke Kuhl
Robby T. Lowry
Susan Renee Masters
Connor Patrick McCarthy
Clement Chandler McDavid
Heather Renee McKinney
James Keith Metcalfe
Raquel Yvonne Miller
Holly Michele Mueller
Stanley Okoro
Spencer Ryan Parker
Ashish Gordhan Patel
Benedito Pinto
Christina Robson Prater
John Casey Ryals
Julie J. Samsel
Jatari K. Settles
Bruce Skinner
Daniel Patrick Staton
Scott Mathew Thompson
Thomas Allan Van Kempen
Judy King Ware
Scott Michael Wild
Eric Lloyd Williams
Dawn L. Wotapka
Madhusudhana Yaparla

Master of Business Administration - Full-Time Program

Gabrielle Elizabeth Aluisio
Ashlee Jordan Azziz
Brandon C. Bass
Nikhil S. Bhatia
Wilkray Renaud Biboum Misse
Taylor B. Brown
Ny Bui
Jacob Thomas Callahan
Cierra Janae Calloway
John Trotman Carroll Jr.
Shannon K. Casleton
Bethany Anne Chapman
Jonathan Phillip Chase
Michael Robert Collins
Nickolas James Collins
Sarah Bergen Dechiara
Oksana M. Dzyuma
Michael Eggie
Oluwagbenga Damilola Enoch
Stephen Phillip Eppling
Galilea Najera Garcia
Jonathan Gault Gardner
Anna Hyb Gardner
Brad Daniel Greeson
Jason Randall Hedrick
Kathleen Hossler
Matthew Alexander Houser
Margaret Read Huffman
Jason Ravi Jillella
Bryan Alejandro Jimenez
Michael Joseph Johnson
William Logan Joines
Colleen Margaret Kelleher
Alexandra McCarthy Kerr
Mohit Kumar
Ethan Christopher Latty
Jacob Daniel Lay
Elizabeth Maria Louw
Kayla McMillin
Antoine Aurelien Nadaud
Daniel William Palmer
Rahil Panjwani
Samuel Walton Parker
Erin Monique Parks
Vraj Nikhil Patel
Jackson Walker Perry
Joseph Patrick Quirk
Ronald Luke Rabun
Cody James Reed
David Andrew Riddle
Adrian S. Robbins
Eric Hamilton Roddy
Zachary Kenneth Rutt
Nathan Schoffer
Michael Alan Scott Jr.
Mostafa Mohamed Shahin
Nicholas C. Shaw
Peter Collins Sisserson III
Rajesh Kumar Sivan
Matthew Reid Smith
Patrick Ronald Sorrentino
Mason Thomas Strain
Vishakha Tiwari
Nicholas Alexander Trevena
Crystal Noraine Umila
Kayla Snipes Vickers
Steven Jacob Wall
Carson Walters
Kayla Rose Ward
Isaiah Brooks Washington
Matthew Dean Welker
Frederico Werner De Mascarenhas
Matthew Daniel Whitley
Robert Parker Wiley
Davis George Anderson Wilson
Allan Wiltshire III
Geoffrey Charles Wolfe
David K. Yi
Jean Carlo Zamora

Master of Business Administration - Professional Program

Carolina Abello
Brent Alston Abernathy
Sirgut Mulugeta Adamu
Emily Wilson Addison
Priyanka Agarwal
Firoza Begum Ahmed
Andrew Pate Akers
Eric Quinn Albrecht
Danielle Amyot
Ryan Artman
Philip A. Atoyebi
Kimberly Renee Banks
Scott Buren Barlow
Kevin Bayonnet
Robert Zachary Bergeson
Megan Berner
Adam Blalock
Sarah Rose Bogden
Bradley Steven Bostic
William Charles Bottcher
Christopher William Brown
LeQentez Brown
Maddison Bruer
Sophie Kathleen Bullard-Guerrero
Ellette Burke
Andrew Carlton Burnett
Philip Burns
James D. Burris
Hadley Caroline Cannon
Cortland Carmona
Shante’l Carter
Travis James Carter
Nicolas Mitchell Carvalho
Brennan Lee Cate
Adamina Danielle Centeno
Rahul Chakraborty
Conor Closs
Olivia Cochran
Stanley Donel Cochran
Nandi Conteh
Oscar Cortes-Gonzalez
Alec Coughlin
Benjamin Kennerly Cowart
Jack Austin Crawford
Bridjette Crawley
Tyler Curry
Benjamin David Curtis
Nicole Dancz
Darrius Stephen Edward Daniels
Gargi Dave
Spencer David
Jamie Kristy Davis
Jonathan Davis
Antonio Eraclio Guido Del Sesto
Addy Delean
Myrlande Demosthene
Patrick Ives Doud
Damien Doute
Zeke Owen Drewel
Lauren E. Dubovy
Noelle Allea Edwards
Emily Ann Fernandez
Rafaella Fernandez
Samuel Trenton Fink
Andrew Francis Flanagan
Emilia Clarisa Fratu
Jonathan Paul Frick
Richard Patrick Gantt
Michael Robert Gaunt
Adam Joseph George
Vicente Gonzalez
Connor Graham
Dahemia Graham
Malcholm Xavier Graham
Andrew Haber
Susannah Lee Haisley
Mary Rebecca Harakas
Allison Louise Harry
William David Hart
Stephen Michael Heard
Kurt Heinrich
Philip A. Henderson
Justin Daniel Hicks
Christopher James Hidy
Jillian Trickey Hidy
Andrew Simkins Hollis
Maxwell Warren Holton
Elizabeth Dennis Hopewell
Leah Camille Horne
William Tremayne Horne
Jeremiah Andrew Huang
Maiyah Hudson
Madison Hunter
Rachel Alyssa Hunter
Naureen Anwara Huq-Karim
Spencer Graham Iacovone
Hanako Iida
Zachary Ishak
Zaccious Jackson
Rianna Nicole Jasper
Hibo Jirde
Justin Marquis Johnson
Raft Lavitte Jones
Traonna Jones
William Augustus Jones
Qynisha Jordan
Arianne Kaldewey
Dekontee Barbara Kalley
Ugochi Rose Kanu-Ivi
Safwan Karim
Michell Yeh Soul Kim
Brandan Larry Lark
Matthew Stevens LeBlanc
Matthew Lee
Seunghyun Lee
Dennis J. Lemley
Jose Luna
Fernando J. Martinez
Carissa Nicole McElligott
Jacintha McKoy
Rozina Merchant
Kendell Leigh Miller
Srishti Mishra
Ali Hussain Mithavayani
Robert Moore
Elizabeth Morales-Ramos
Jonathan Monteres Moss
Kamelah Muhammad
Nasir A. Nasir
Jessica Renee Noury
Dillon O’Connor
Monday Frank Okete
Olumuyiwa Victor Adedamola Olufosoye
Kemejumaka Nwawuiheoma Opara
Benjamin Paul Osiecki
Susan Osnayo Guillen
Kelcie Pappas
Ami P. Patel
Bhupendra Kumar Ashwin Patel
Krina M. Patel
Nicole Thakor Patel
Cristian Mario Perez
Thomas Wade Phillips
Teresa J. Piazza
Ryan James Pierce
Anaelia Pineda
Kaycee Popham
Diana Porcello
William Robert Prater
Timothy James Pratt
William Russell Price
Daniel Tyler Pugh
Kelly Quarles
Taylor Reed
Richard Andrew Rehm
Cherelle Reid
Jason Reyes
Omari Richards
Corey Michael Richardson
Hengel Mark Richardson
Nicholas Anthony Rios
Brett Roberts
Matthew Douglas Rochlin
Shane Anthony Rodecker
Ashley Sanford
Dana Saunders
Erin Patrick Sauter
Giuseppe Andrea Sautto
Julie Conrad Sawyer
Camille E. Sayles
James Schimmel
Mark William Schmidt
Christopher Keith Sconiers
Kevin Tyler Seay
Aashish Vijaykumar Shah
Scott Shearer
Alexis Adair Smith
Brian Edward Smith
Charley Alexandria Smith
Hasan Smith
Katina Shanea Smith
Lydia Smith
Nicholas Cornelius Smith
Tyler Quincey Smith
William Taylor Smith
Xavier Allen Smith
Edward So
Erica Denise Solomon
Sarah Stone
Ari Lee Tatum
Sonya Thaper
Inayah Z. Thomas
Holly Thompson
Briana Nicole Tookes
Andrew Tornatore
Ramon Trabal
Luke Alexander Trevino
Veranda Nicholle Tucker
Taylor Turner
Vineeth Uppu
Nicholas Ashton Vaughan
Morgan S. Vilichay
Meng Wang
Shevin A. Weinstein
Brian Dane White
Emory Williams
Melody Alicia Williams
Enrique Bernard Willingham

Master of Business and Technology

Jared D. Altman
Harli J. Bott
Robert E. Carlisle
Asish Dahal
Rayianna L. Daniels
Joe C. Demodna
Jeff E. Erisman
Thomas Edward Gray III
Matthew P. Hanak
Chad Heard
Ansley Howze
Alvin L. Johnson
Tisha Josephs
Sierra M. Kirtz
Vijay Kushwaha
Gary D. Leandre
Marion Lowery
Kevin D. Marshall
Emily Mautz
Daniel Minahan
Ruperto T. Mitchell
Shaina D. Patel
Samuel T. Pennington
Casey L. Powell
Korhonda L. Randolph
Nicole L. Rawley
Brandon C. Reece
Alexander M. Rosenberg
Akaash R. Sinha
Claire C. Stastny-Olson
Courtney M. Thalasinos
Christina J. Tomter
Kyle K. Walker
Samuel T. Waychoff
Ryann Taylor Wiley

Master of Marketing Research

Natalie E. Beauchaine
Alexis Marie Biondi
Briana Joy Blankhorst
James Kyle Butler
Katie Elizabeth Creech
Mariana Del Rio Flores
Sarah Anne Dillon
Caroline Grace Frizzi
Carter Frost Glenn
Madison Katie Henson
Sarah Layton Howie
Savannah Nicole Peyton Hutsell
Angela Noel Jordan
Kari Anne Koenig
Julia Ellen Kornetzke
Catherine Grace Landers
Joseph William Logan
Kyle Douglas Maddock
Santiago Medina
Shanice Louise Myles
Taylor Cowart Parker
Alexa Young Schwartz
Isaac R. Seppel
Hunter Christian White
Jun Ern Wong

Master of Science - Business Analytics

Allison R. Adams
Rosemary Faith Albenice
Jamarl Rajique Alexander
Aminur Sultan Ali
Ekanayake Mudiyanselage Nipuna
Ambanpola

Andrew Richard Anderson
Robert Johnston Anderson
Joseph Nana Ansah
Karun Joseph Antony
Ian Aramburu
Sabina Ashurova
Marcus Stephens Ayers Jr.
Vincent William Belcastro
Connor Wade Best
Avery Fowler Bowman
Kaitlyn Rose Carroll
Bridgette Ann Churbock
Talya Arielle Cohen
Patrick Edward Collar
Madeline E. Copeland
Mary Grace Coyle
Alexandria Michelle Curtis
John Francis Dalmolin
Adia Asha Kiara Doris
Jeffrey James Durmer
Gabriel Bailey Fontana
Matthew D. Gadecki
Christopher William Gauthier
Paige Noel Gossett
Mary Green
Stephanie Nicole Harms
Anna Katherine Harris
Peter Hess
Landon Scott Hicks
Tyler George Hoylman
Daniel Linden Huber
Brayden C. Hughes
Ramatulai Jagne
Deshawn Raheem Jamison
Natalie Marie Jeszke
Declan Jonathan Jones
Faeez Imtiaz Juneja
Eshaan Kalra
Victoria Korotkov
Davis Lee Layton
Amy Jeiun Lee
James Maclean Lyttle
Gordon Maxwell MacDonald
David Reed McBride
Morgan Warner McCamey
Jackson Ryan McCann
Austin Douglas McCartney
Stefanie Jean Meyer
John Austin Moore
Asvini Narayana
Nkechi Endalyne Okereke-Tony
Alexis Rose Parkes
Morgan-Claire C. Piontek
Claire Elizabeth Plauche
Louisa Felicia Rieger
Jacob F. Schiele
Max Emil Senoff
Suhas Sharma
William Alex Shelton
Rajesh Kumar Sivan
Lawson B. Smith
Hamish Donald Taylor Stewart
Karen Jane Stubbs
Barry Alexander Thurmond
Vishakha Tiwari
William Hunter Townsend
David Trinh
Chloe Grace-Madison Wade
Ross Dimitri Walker
Jarryd Wannenburg
Erin Elizabeth Webb
Isaiah Steven Williams
Geraldine Jing Wong
Jacob Dayton Woolard