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Sellinger School names new associate dean for academics

Loyola University Maryland’s Sellinger School of Business named Bobby Waldrup, Ph.D., associate dean for academics. Dr. Waldrup, a professor of accounting and former chair of the department of accounting, will lead in the areas of curriculum, instruction and research as associate dean.

Dr. Bobby Waldrup

Waldrup has more than 20 years of experience in higher education and expertise in forensic accounting and financial fraud. Prior to joining the Sellinger School in 2013, he was a professor and associate provost at University of North Florida. He also held the position of associate dean at the University of North Florida’s Coggin College of Business and has traveled to Tokyo, Beijing, Shanghai, Rome and Florence to teach accounting to students studying abroad.

In addition, Waldrup served as chair of accounting and computer information systems at Delta State University and as a visiting assistant professor of financial and managerial accounting at Hardin-Simmons University. He also worked in the internal audit department of Amerada Hess, an oil company.

Waldrup has published more than 30 papers on fraud, forensic accounting, ethics, internal control and teaching technology and presented many of those papers at professional conferences. He is a member of the American Accounting Association, the Accounting Historians Society and the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners.

He holds a doctorate in accountancy from the University of Mississippi and a Master of Public Administration in professional accountancy from Mississippi State University. He is also a certified public accountant.