Lua A. V. Augustin

Lua A. V. Augustin
Doctoral Student
Department of Personal Financial Planning
College of Human Sciences, Texas Tech University
Broadway & Akron- Lubbock, TX 79409
Email: [email protected]
Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX
PhD: Personal Financial Planning
Lamar University, Beaumont, TX
Master of Education
Educational Administration
Aug. 2017 (pending)
Dec. 2010
Midwestern State University, Wichita Falls, TX
Master of Business Administration
Focus in Information Technology
May 2004
Midwestern State University, Wichita Falls, TX,
Bachelor of Business Administration (magna cum laude)
Business Computer Information Systems &
Business Management
May 2002
Research and Teaching Interests
Areas of interest: Financial literacy, Impact of peer to peer lending on debt reduction, Financial
planning education, Behavioral finance.
Teaching Experience
Undergraduate Teaching
PFP 1101-Cash Management and Credit (online and classroom based): Fall 2012, Spring 2013
PFP 3321-Personal Finance: Credit Management and Counseling (online): Spring 2015
PFP 4361-Personal Finance: Advanced Topics and Case Studies (online): Fall 2013
PFI 4101-Getting Your First Job (online and classroom based): Fall 2015
Graduate Teaching
PFP 5322-Personal Finance: Professional and Personal Applications (online): Summer 2013,
Summer through Fall 2014
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Academy of Financial Services
Arts and Humanities Conference (Texas Tech)
-Best Presenter: Bridging the Academic Gap
Fall 2015
Fall 2015
Scholarships and Awards
Texas Tech University: CJ Davidson (Fall 2012), DeVitt Jones (Fall 2013), Good Neighbor
(multiple), Claude David Dollins Scholarship Endowment (Fall 2015, Spring 2016)
Midwestern State University: Jim Mims, D.L. Gertrude, Gene Robertson
Collegiate Honors
Phi Upsilon: Human Science Honor Society (Inducted Fall 2015)
Midwestern State University: Outstanding Junior Woman Finalist
Midwestern State University: University Honor Roll, President’s List, Vice President’s List
Alpha Chi National Honor Society (2001)
Delta Mu Delta National Business Honor Society (Secretary 2001)
Professional Experience
Associate Instructor
Fall 2012-present
Dept. of Personal Financial Planning, Texas Tech University.
Provided instruction for students in the personal financial literacy basic courses.
Special Education Teacher, Corsicana, TX,
Fall 2007-Spring 2012
Provided instruction in Math, English and Social Studies to students with special needs. Also
provided appropriate behavior management techniques to students with emotional disturbances.
Red to Black: Outreach based counselor
Mentor Tech: Served as a mentor to one undergraduate student
Reviewer for TTU Undergraduate research panel
Reviewer for TTU Graduate research panel
University Discipline Committee
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Fall 2012-Summer 2013
Fall 2013-Present
Spring 2013, Spring 2014,
Spring 2015
Fall 2014
Fall 2015