Loyola University Maryland’s Sellinger School of Business and Management named John Dougherty, Ph.D., as an assistant professor of economics; Jake London as an assistant professor of information systems, law and operations; and John Ned, Ph.D., as a visiting assistant professor of finance.
Dougherty specializes in international economic development, microfinance and microinsurance, climate change mitigation and behavioral economics. He was an adjunct instructor at Eastern Mennonite University and an education volunteer for the U.S. Peace Corps in South Africa. He holds a doctorate in agricultural, environmental and development economics and a Master of Arts from Ohio State University and a dual Bachelor of Science in applied mathematics and Bachelor of Arts in economics from George Washington University.
London specializes in the effects of information technology on cognitive function, big data and social media analytics. He was an information analyst for evaluations at the Medical College of Georgia and the co-owner of Restaurant Media Partners. He is a doctoral candidate at Clemson University studying management information systems and holds an MBA from Augusta University and a bachelor’s degree in computer science from the University of Georgia.
Ned specializes in corporate finance and commercial banking. He was a visiting assistant professor of finance at Pepperdine University and an instructor at the University of Texas-Rio Grande Valley. He holds a doctorate in business administration from the UTRGV, an MBA from the University of Houston-Victoria and a bachelor’s degree in accounting from McNeese State University.