Faculty Profile

Dr. Leann G. Rutherford

Leann Rutherford

Visiting Assistant Professor
Economics, Finance, & Quantitative Analysis
  • Ph.D. – Purdue University
  • M.Acc. – Auburn University
  • B.B.A. – University of West Georgia
Burruss Building 286

Research Interest
  • Consumer Economics
  • Financial Economics
  • Corporate Governance
  • Corporate Loan Contracting
  • Utilizing the Theory of Planned Behavior to Understand Convenience Use of Credit Cards, with S. A. DeVaney, Journal of Financial Counseling and Planning, 2009.
  • The Role of the Seven Dimensions of Job Satisfaction in Salesperson’s Attitudes and Behaviors, with B. N. Rutherford, J. S. Boles, G. A. Hamwi, and R. Madupalli, Journal of Business Research, 2009.
  • Financial Wellness of Young Adults Age 18 to 30, with W. S. Fox, Family and Consumer Sciences Research Journal, 2010.
  • Perceived Organizational Support and the Seven Facets of Salesperson Job Satisfaction, with B. N. Rutherford, J. S. Boles, and G. A. Hamwi, Journal of Selling & Major Account Management, 2010.
Awards and Honors
  • Best Paper of the Year – Journal of Financial Counseling and Planning (2010)