Beth Doll earned her PhD in Educational Psychology from the University of Kentucky in 1983. She worked for four years as a school-employed school psychologist, then coordinated a child guidance clinic affiliated with the University of Wisconsin Madison program in School Psychology for six years, and subsequently served on the faculty of the University of Colorado at Denver and the University of Nebraska Lincoln. She has held cross-disciplinary responsibilities for course instruction, advising and service in school psychology, special education, and general education. She is currently Associate Dean for Academic Affairs in the College of Education and Human Sciences, University of Nebraska Lincoln. Dr. Doll's principal research and teaching interests are in enhancing the natural systems in schools and communities that support the mental health of children and adolescents. She is especially interested in the emotional and social aspects of classroom systems and school playgrounds, and the contributions that these make to children's psychological health and well-being. She prefers to work through collaborative research and evaluation projects with university students, colleagues, parents, and school practitioners.
Kathleen A. Farrell is the Senior Associate Dean and State Farm Professor of Finance at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. She joined the finance faculty at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln in 1993. Her primary research interests are in executive compensation, executive turnover and succession, board composition, and other corporate governance issues. Her publications have appeared in such journals as the Journal of Business, Journal of Accounting and Economics, Journal of Corporate Finance, National Tax Journal, Journal of Banking and Finance and other journals. She teaches courses in corporate finance, managerial finance, and bank management at the undergraduate and graduate levels. She has received the College of Business and the University Distinguished Teaching Awards as well as being recognized for her contribution to students. She draws on her experience from KPMG Peat Marwick where she was involved with audit engagements. She also currently serves on the Board of Directors of Nelnet, Inc., a NYSE company headquartered in Lincoln, NE. She serves on the audit committee and currently chairs the finance committee. She received her PhD in finance from the University of Georgia, and a BBA in finance and accounting from Kent State University.
Ravi Sohi is the Associate Dean of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln College of Business Administration and Steinhart Foundation Distinguished Professor of Business in the Marketing Department. He oversees the college's graduate programs and research efforts. Sohi also served as the chair of the Department of Marketing from 2010 - 2011.
Ravi joined the University of Nebraska-Lincoln in 1991 after earning his Ph.D. and M.S. in Marketing at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Ravi's areas of expertise are in business-to-business marketing, international marketing, marketing channels management, and sales management. He has published in the Journal of Marketing, Journal of Retailing, Journal of the Academy of Marketing Science, Strategic Management Journal, and several other journals. Ravi enjoys teaching at the undergraduate, graduate and doctoral levels and has been awarded the College of Business Administration's Distinguished Teaching Award three times. He has also been recognized several times for his contribution and service to students.
David Jones is a Professor in the Biological Systems Engineering Department and serves as Associate Dean in the College of Engineering at the University of Nebraska. He has taught and developed courses across the entire curricula. He performs research in the area of mathematical modeling of complex biological and engineered systems.
Ron Yoder is Associate Vice Chancellor in the Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources (IANR) at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. His professional interests are in the areas of agricultural water management, measurement and estimation of evapotranspiration, water and solute movement in the vadose zone, and land use impacts on water quality. He has worked for the University of Wyoming, for the USDA ARS in Colorado and in Washington state, and for The University of Tennessee. He served as President of ASABE (American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers) in 2009-2010, and is a Fellow of ASABE and a Fellow of AIMBE (American Institute of Medical and Biological Engineering). He is also a member of ASCE (American Society of Civil Engineers), ASEE (American Society of Engineering Education), and Sigma Xi. He earned a B.S. in Civil Engineering from Drexel University, a M.S. in Agricultural Engineering from Clemson University, and a Ph.D. in Agricultural Engineering from Colorado State University, and is a registered Professional Engineer in Nebraska and Wyoming. His more than thirty years experience in agricultural water management includes extensive field research, and work in Brazil, Zambia, and China.