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Longwood College of Business and Economics announces four faculty appointments

August 2, 2012

Hiner Building

This fall the College of Business and Economics at Longwood University welcomes four new faculty members. These new faculty members bring a wealth of knowledge and expertise in the areas of cyber security, global supply chain management, organizational behavior and taxation.

George C. Banks, instructor of management, comes to Longwood from Virginia Commonwealth University, where he is completing his Ph.D. With a background in psychology and human resources, Banks' expertise is in organizational behavior and human resources.  Recently, an article written by Banks was published in Industrial and Organizational Psychology: Perspectives on Science and Practice and International Journal of Selection and Assessment. Students can expect classes that will shed light on company hiring practices, organizational development, and training and development.

Joining Banks in the management department is Dr. Randall J. Boyle, associate professor of business,. Boyle previously taught management of information systems at the University of Utah. With his Ph.D. from Florida State University, Boyle joins Longwood's new  Center for Cyber Security, which focuses on cutting-edge research in cyber security, forensics and policy.

Dr. Joong (Jay) Cho, assistant professor of marketing, began teaching classes for the College of Business and Economics in the spring of 2012. With his relocation to the Farmville area, Cho will focus on supply chain management and management science/operations management classes. Cho received his Ph.D. and MBA from the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville and an M.S. from the Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey, Calif. He has published his research in journals including International Journal of Physical Distribution and Logistics Management, Journal of Transportation Management, Journal of Contemporary Business Issues and Services Marketing Quarterly

George S. Jackson, assistant professor of accounting, comes to Longwood from Elizabeth City State University. He holds degrees from Georgetown (LL.M.), University of North Carolina (J.D.) and the College of William and Mary (MBA). Jackson's work has been published in the Journal of International Taxation, Tax Notes, The CPA Journa, and Franklin Business and Law Journal.  His in-depth expertise in taxation adds real-world experience to the classroom.

To learn more about faculty in the College of Business and Economics, visit http://www.longwood.edu/business/faculty.htm