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Dr. Nordia Thomas

Nordia
Thomas

Title: 
Lecturer & Career Fair Co-coordinator
Email: 
nordia.thomas@uwimona.edu.jm
Number: 
876-977-2693
Ext. 2284
Research Area: 
Market microstructure; Fintech; Financial taxation; Financial regulation.
Teaching : 
MATH3414
STAT2001
STAT3004
Academic Qualifications: 
Ph.D. (Business Statistics with Finance Area of Interest), University of Illinois at Chicago, USA (2011) ;
M.Sc. (Financial Mathematics), Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Massachusetts, USA (2004) ;
B.Sc. (Mathematics), Harvey Mudd College, Claremont, California USA (2002) .
Career/Employment: 
2017 - present: Lecturer, Department of Mathematics, UWI, Mona, Jamaica and P/T Lecturer, Department of Physics, UWI, Mona, Jamaica;
2011 - 2016: Assistant Professor, Department of Finance, University of Wisconsin-La Crosse, Wisconsin, USA;
2006 - 2011: Instructor, Department of Finance, University of Illinois at Chicago, USA;
2005 - 2007: Teaching Assistant, Department of Finance, University of Illinois at Chicago, USA ;
Spring 2002: Research Assistant, Department of Finance, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, USA;
Fall 2001 :Tutor, Department of Mathematics, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, USA.
Awards and Achievements: 
Institute of Computational Economics Fellowship- July 2010;
The Chicago Consular Corps Scholarship - 2009 ;
American Finance Association Student Travel Grant-January 2009;
Backlin Scholarship -2004;
Arvid and Marietta Anderson Scholarship-2002;
Harvey Mudd College Scholarship - 1998 - 2002.
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