This article is from the archives of the UB Reporter.

New Faculty Faces

Published: February 17, 2005

Name: Carol Ann Frost
School: Management
Department: Accountingg and Law
Academic Title: Associate Professor
Academic Degrees: B.S., forestry, University of British Columbia; M.B.A. and Ph.D., University of Michigan
Areas of special interest: Global capital markets and financial reporting
I'm conducting research on the associations between disclosure rules and their enforcement at 50 international stock exchanges and capital market development. I'm also looking at the associations between corporate transparency and disclosure strategies, and access to new equity capital in 17 emerging market countries.


Name: Wooksoo Kim
School: Social Work
Academic Title: Assistant Professor
Academic Degrees: B.A., archaeology, Seoul National University, Korea; M.S.W., social work, The Ohio State University; Ph.D., social welfare, University of Washington
Areas of Special Interest: Minority mental health, alcohol abuse, Asian-American immigrants, violence against women, quantitative research methods
I am committed to social change. Teaching the future social worker is a way to bring about change in society. Whenever I find students engaging in critical thinking about social justice and in analytical thinking in social work practice, I am thrilled.


Name: Patrick Shannon
School: School of Social Work
Academic Title: Assistant Professor
Academic Degrees: B.A., health and human services, and M.S.W., University at Buffalo; Ph.D., Virginia Commonwealth University
Areas of Special Interest: Individuals with developmental disabilities, early-intervention services, preventing maltreatment of children with disabilities, program evaluation research, social policy
I enjoy taking classes to the community to provide hands-on learning experiences, as well as providing human service agencies with useful services and products.


Name: Gina M. Zurick
School: Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences
Department: Pharmacy Practice
Academic Title: Clinical assistant professor
Academic Degree: Pharm.D., University of Pittsburgh
Areas of Special Interest: General medicine, women's health issues
Teaching is one of the few professions where you have the opportunity to direct and influence students in their careers. One of the best aspects of teaching is being able to watch students take information and integrate that into knowledge they can apply.