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New Faculty

September 25, 2018 - Leslie Venzuela

UNM Anderson School of Management is pleased to announce the addition of its seven new tenured track faculty members.

There are three new assistant professors in the Accounting Department: Michael Turner, Mohammad Nazrul Islam, and Irina Malaescu. Joining the Department of Organizational Studies are Andrea Hetrick and Trevor Spoelman and the newest faculty members in the Department of Marketing, Information Systems, Information Assurance, and Operations Management are Cherry Singhal and Lama Lteif.

Dean Craig White says each of them will be a tremendous asset to UNM Anderson.

Andrea L. Hetrick, Ph.D."We are so pleased with the caliber of our new faculty.  They bring diverse talents and perspectives that will enrich education for our students."

This month we introduce you to Andrea Hetrick and Mohammad Nazrul Islam.

Andrea L. Hetrick, Ph.D., is an Assistant Professor of Organizational Studies. She earned her Ph.D. and M.S. from the University of Georgia and her B.A. from Penn State University. Her research work explores how employee and organizational outcomes are impacted by employee helping behavior, leader-follower relationships, and deviant conduct.

Dr. Hetrick’s advice to the next generation of business leaders is to find what they are passionate about and go for it, even if it involves risk.

"I would also say it's important to express gratitude to those who help you along the way and pay the favor forward by helping those who would benefit from your help."

Mohammad Nazrul Islam, Ph.D.Mohammad Nazrul Islam, Ph.D., is an Assistant Professor of Accounting. He earned his Ph.D. from the Florida International University, and his MBA and BBA from the University of Dhaka. He joined the faculty at the Anderson School of Management in 2018. Dr. Islam’s research focuses on financial reporting, audit fees, big data analytics, and investments. His teaching interests include auditing and assurance services, forensic accounting, financial accounting, cost and managerial accounting, data analytics, and accounting information systems. In the Fall 2018 semester Dr. Islam is teaching two sections of Management 340, Financial Accounting I.