Nonna Sorokina, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Business
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Business Building, 114
Penn State Scranton
120 Ridge View Drive
Dunmore, Pa 18512
Biography

Dr. Nonna Sorokina is a passionate teacher/scholar in the finance and quantitative fields. She is an Assistant Professor at Penn State University. Prior to joining Penn State, Dr. Sorokina taught at Kent State University, Wake Forest University, and TCNJ. Her primary teaching interests extend to the area of Corporate Finance, Financial Markets and Institutions, and Quantitative Analysis. A commitment to life-long intellectual growth largely defines her teaching philosophy. Dr. Sorokina emphasizes practicality of the discipline and routinely prompts students to relate courses’ content to real world situations during regular discussions of current economic events and business initiatives. Frequent assessments and continuous grading feedback keep students aware at all times of their current course progress and additional effort required for a successful course completion. Dr. Sorokina devotes significant time and utmost attention to her interaction with students. Productive co-operation between students and a professor is a cornerstone of learning success and Dr. Sorokina diligently fulfills her role in this partnership.

Dr. Sorokina’s academic qualification is supported by over 20 year-long career in the financial industry, where she worked for Ohio Savings Bank, AmTrust Bank, Charter One Bank, New York Community Bank, and Freedom Mortgage as a programmer/analysts, business systems analyst, financial and quantitative analyst, and project manager. Her primary expertise is in Mortgage Origination/Secondary Mortgage Marketing, Credit Cards and Correspondent Banking area.