2022 New Faculty
Meet the extraordinary new teachers and researchers who joined the Poole College faculty in 2022.
Title/Program: Assistant Professor of Microeconomics, Department of Economics
Education: Bachelor of Arts in economics from the Universidad de los Andes in Bogotá, Columbia in 2008; Master of Philosophy in economics from the Universidad de los Andes in 2010; PhD in economics from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 2019.
Research Interest: Corredor-Waldron’s research asks how changes in public policy affect the quality and quantity of care provided to the medically disadvantaged population. She has studied these effects in two groups: elderly with disabilities and adults with substance use disorders.
Why I Chose Poole College: “The outstanding faculty at Poole College as well as the research triangle’s interdisciplinary collaboration opportunities attracted me to NC State.”
Title/Program: Professor of Practice of Finance, Department of Business Management
Education: Master’s degrees in finance and financial engineering from the University of California at Berkeley; PhD in physics from the University of British Columbia.
Industry Experience: Estilaei worked for almost 18 years in investment finance for organizations including BlackRock, Canada Pension Plan and BNY Mellon.
Title/Program: Assistant Professor of Marketing Analytics, Department of Business Management
Education: Bachelor of Arts in business administration from University of International Business and Economics in 2013; Master of Science in business analytics and project management from the University of Connecticut in 2014; PhD in marketing from Texas A & M University’s Mays Business School in 2022.
Research Interest: Guo’s primary research interests center on understanding consumer behaviors in various marketing settings by leveraging data-driven methodologies.
Why I Chose Poole College: “Poole College attracted me because of its emphasis on integrating academic research and industry practice through analytics, which resonates with the fundamental motivation of my research and teaching interests.”
Title/Program: Assistant Professor of Practice, Department of Management, Innovation and Entrepreneurship
Education: Bachelor’s degrees in public relations and journalism from NC State; Master of Leadership in higher education from the American Intercontinental University.
Industry Experience: Huie joins Poole College with extensive experience in industry and in higher education at institutions on the west coast and at NC State. She spent her time in student-facing programs at NC State in her role as director for experiential learning where she had the chance to build the living-learning community for student entrepreneurs at NC State.
Why I Chose Poole College: “The support that I’ve received from Poole in creating the next chapter for the eClinic has been tremendous, and I look forward to celebrating many milestones within our program and the larger college.”
Title/Program: Lecturer of Finance, Department of Business Management
Education: Bachelor’s degree in business administration from Stetson University in 1992; Master of Business Administration from Jacksonville University in 1993; Certificate from the Advanced Management Program from Harvard Business School in 2004; Doctorate of Business Administration (DBA) from the University of South Florida in 2020.
Industry Experience: Koch brings 25 years of investment management and research experience to Poole College with previous roles in the financial services industry ranging from an equity research analyst at a mutual fund, managing director of a large institutional investment firm, trust officer at a regional bank and a portfolio manager.
Why I Chose Poole College: “Being located in Raleigh, Poole offers the perfect balance of right thinking and right feeling.”
Title/Program: Teaching Assistant Professor of Economics, Department of Economics
Education: Bachelor of Science degrees in business administration and economics; Master of Arts in economics from the University of Missouri at St. Louis; Master of Arts and a PhD, both in economics, from the University of Notre Dame.
Industry Experience: Ly brings experience working as a full-time intern for the International Monetary Fund in Washington D.C. in 2017.
Why I Chose Poole College: “I chose Poole College of Management because of its reputation and the world-class faculty who I will be working with on a daily basis.”
Title/Program: Assistant Professor of Business Analytics, Department of Business Management
Education: Bachelor of Science in mathematics from Carnegie Mellon University in 2008; Master of Arts in statistics in 2012 and a PhD in statistics in 2013 from the University of Michigan.
Research Interest: Mankad’s research focuses on developing and applying statistical methods for addressing business, economic and policy issues.
Why I Chose Poole College: “NC State and Poole are fantastic institutions where faculty have the intellectual freedom to cut across domains in both research and teaching – it’s an exciting environment for me given my research cuts across several domains.”
Title/Program: Professor, Department of Management, Innovation and Entepreneurship
Education: PhD in organizational behavior and human resource (HR) management, Katz Graduate School of Business at the University of Pittsburgh; Bachelor of Science in business administration, University of Pittsburgh.
Industry Experience: Zagenczyk has a background in banking and courses in negotiation and influence for Michelin North America since 2012. Prior to NC State, Zagenczyk served as a faculty member at Clemson University beginning in 2006.
Why I Chose Poole College: “Poole has a great faculty and many exciting programs and the Triangle is a great place to live.”