Ambassador Crawford College of Business and Entrepreneurship’s Serena Loftus Among Poets&Quants “Top 50 Best Undergraduate Business Professors”
KENT, Ohio - Serena Loftus, Ph.D., assistant professor of accounting at the Kent State Ambassador Crawford College of Business and Entrepreneurship, has been selected as a Top 50 Best Undergraduate Business Professor by Poets&Quants.
Loftus joined the college in Fall 2021 where she teaches Intermediate Accounting II. Prior to Kent State, Loftus taught Management Accounting at Tulane University, where she received the Dean’s Excellence in Teaching of Undergraduates Award in 2018. She is also a Certified Management Accountant (CMA). Loftus was recently featured by the Center for Teaching and Learning (CTL) as a Featured Faculty for her commitment to creating a sense of belonging, active learning strategies, and her strong desire to help every student be successful in her course and in their future careers.
“We are delighted to be able to recruit top talent like Dr. Loftus to the Ambassador Crawford College of Business and Entrepreneurship,” said Deborah F. Spake, Ph.D, dean of the college. “This recognition showcases her commitment to excellence in teaching and modern pedagogy.”
In addition to excellence in teaching, Loftus has made valuable contributions to research in her field. Her research has been published in premier academic journals and featured by news outlets including The Wall Street Journal, Forbes, Workspan, Strategic Finance Magazine, and Investor Relations Magazine.
Loftus earned a Ph.D. in Accounting from the University of Washington Foster School of Business. She earned a Master’s in Professional Accounting, BA and BBA from the University of Texas at Austin.
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About Kent State University’s Ambassador Crawford College of Business and Entrepreneurship
Kent State University’s Ambassador Crawford College of Business and Entrepreneurship is among the fewer than 1% of business schools worldwide to obtain dual accreditation from the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) in both business and accounting. The college boasts 11 undergraduate majors, 14 minors, three graduate certificates, an undergraduate Professional Sales Certificate program; master’s degrees in accounting (online), business administration, business analytics (in-person and online) and economics; as well as a Ph.D. program with concentrations in accounting, finance, information systems, management and marketing. For more information about Kent State’s Ambassador Crawford College of Business and Entrepreneurship, visit www.kent.edu/crawford.