Dr. Martina Peng serves as the Department Chair of the Accounting, Finance and Risk Management in the Ross College of Business. Martina earned a Master of Business Administration from the State University of New York at Buffalo and a Ph.D. in Consumer Finance from the Ohio State University. Martina's research interest focuses on individual and household financial decision-making, financial behavior analysis, and financial education policy. Martina is actively engaged with the professional organization in the financial service industry. She had served as the President and multiple leadership roles on the Board of Central Ohio FPA. She is also serving on the Education Outreach Board of the National Association of Personal Financial Advisors (NAPFA), and a member of the Society of Financial Service Professionals (FSP).
The Ohio State University (Columbus, Ohio)
Doctor of Philosophy, Personal Financial Planning
State University of New York (Albany, New York)
Master of Business Administration, Finance
Soochow University (Taipei, Taiwan, China)
Bachelor of Arts, English
Protecting Human Research Participants, The National Institutes of Health (NIH) Office of Extramural Research
Certified Financial Planner, Board of Standards, Inc.
2021 - Present
Franklin University, Department Chair, Accounting, Finance & Risk Management, and Program Chair, Financial Planning and Financial Management
2020 - 2021
Franklin University, Department Chair, Accounting, Finance & Risk Management, Program Chair forFinancial Management Program, Program Chair for Financial Planning Program
2019 - 2020
Franklin University, Chair, Accounting & Finance Division, Academic Operations
2019 - 2020
NorthAvenue Financial Advocate, Academic Consultant, Columbus, Ohio
2013 - 2019
Franklin University, Department Chair, Accounting, Finance & Economics
2010 - 2013
Franklin University, Program Chair
2008 - 2010
Franklin University, Lead Faculty
Publications & Presentations
Saunders, C., & Peng, M. (2016, Oct. 7). Case Study of Teaching with Case Studies. IACBE 2016 Great Lakes Regional Assembly, Columbus, OH.
Peng, M., & Saunders, C. (2016, Oct. 6). Case Study of Teaching with Case Studies. IACBE Great Lake Region Conference, Columbus, OH.
Yang, Y., & Peng, M. (2014, Jun. 30). Using Game-based Learning to Enhance Students Problem Solving Ability. Franklin University The 2nd Teaching & Learning Conference, Columbus, Ohio.
Yang, Y., Peng, M., Birmingham, B., & Shoop, R. (2013, Feb. 28). Let's Play! Building a user-centered game-based learning environment.. Ohio Educational Technology Conference, Columbus, Ohio.
National Association of Personal Financial Advisor Women's Initiative
National Association of Personal Financial Advisors
Central Ohio United Way
Financial Planning Association Central Ohio Chapter
(Columbus, Ohio) End Date: 2018
Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program
Columbus State Community College Finance Advisory Board
Financial Planning Association of Central Ohio Chapter
Finance Advisory Board
(Columbus, Ohio) End Date: 2017
New Directions Career Center