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May 9, 2013

Dr. Yijia Lin Promoted, Granted Tenure

Dr. Donde Ashmos Plowman, James Jr. and Susan Stuart Endowed Dean of the UNL College of Business Administration has announced the 2013 faculty promotion of Dr. Yijia Lin. Lin was promoted to associate professor and granted tenure. She was one of the 75 UNL faculty members receiving promotion and/or tenure in 2013 and was honored at a UNL reception at the International Quilt Study Center and Museum on April 23.
“Yijia’s research record places her at the absolute top in her field,” said Plowman. “Her national reputation brings status to the college and university.”
Yijia Lin

Lin with Dr. Plowman and Dr. Manferd Peterson

Lin originally joined the UNL College of Business Administration in 2007 after receiving her Ph.D. in risk management insurance from Georgia State University in 2006. She has published numerous articles in the area of risk management, and currently has three forthcoming articles in the Journal of Risk and Insurance. She has expertise in primarily three fields of study: mortality/longevity risk management, corporate/enterprise risk management and downside risk management. She has also been the recipient of the College Faculty Summer Research Award at UNL for three consecutive years.

While focusing on her own research, she has advised CBA students who are in the UNL Undergraduate Creative Activities and Research Experiences (UCARE) program. In the 2012-2013 academic year, she advised almost half of the business students practicing research in the UCARE program.