Posted by Philip Poole on 2012-02-15

By Tully Taylor

Jennings Marshall, Samford University professor of economics, and Cynthia Frownfelter-Lohrke, professor of accounting, r presented at the Academy of Economics and Finance annual conference Feb. 8-11 in Charleston, S.C.

Marshall and Frownfelter-Lohrke presented research titled, "Watch Out, I'm Warning You Tornados." The paper studied the issue of tornado alerts. Individuals throughout the Southeast were utilized to see how the population comprehends tornado warnings and tornado watches.

Jennings joined the Brock School of Business faculty in 1985 and Frownfelter-Lohrke in 2000.

Tully Taylor is a senior journalism and mass communication major and a news and feature writer in the Office of Marketing and Communication.

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