Meet the four new faculty members elevating the Barton School

The Frank Barton School of Business has hired four new faculty members in the areas of accounting, human resource management and supply chain management who joined this fall 2023 semester.

 “Our new faculty members are brilliant and talented academics with a pivotal grasp on industry needs and innovative research interests,” said Dr. Larisa Genin, dean, Barton School. “These hirings reflect a concerted effort to help the Barton School and our students bloom to reach the fullest potential.”

Na Rea Cho, assistant professor of supply chain management
Dr. Cho received her Ph.D. in Operations Management at Culverhouse College of Business at the University of Alabama. She received her Master of Arts in Management Decision Sciences and Bachelor of Arts in Social Studies Education and Business Administration from Ewha Womans University in Seoul, Korea.

Sina Rahiminejad, assistant professor of accounting
Dr. Rahiminejad holds a Ph.D. in Accounting from the University of Calgary and a Master of Business Administration in Finance from Sharif University of Technology. He also has an undergraduate background in mechanical engineering.

Ryan Terry, assistant professor of human resource management
Dr. Terry holds a Ph.D. in Business Administration and Management from The University of Texas at Arlington. He received his bachelor’s degree in business administration and MBA from Fort Hays State University.

Leo Yang, assistant professor of accounting
Dr. Leo Yang holds a Ph.D. in Accounting from the University of Miami and has an undergraduate background in electrical engineering. Prior to joining the Barton School, he was an assistant professor at Southeast Missouri State University.