Teaching and Research Interests
Dr. Zuo teaches agribusiness management, finance, and economic principles. She was a full-time visiting faculty member at Eastern Kentucky University from August 2015 to May 2016, where she taught seven courses related to agribusiness and advised three student independent projects including a student team competing in 2016 Alltech Innovation Competition.
Her research examines issues of natural resource development with a focus on the interaction between fossil fuel extraction and community development. She also studies instructional pedagogies, including collaborative learning, inclusive teaching, and challenges created by the diverse cultural backgrounds among instructors and students.
Dr. Zuo is originally from Shandong, China. She was an undergraduate at Shandong University and master's student at Shanghai University of Finance and Economics.
Awards and Honors
Zuo, Na, Jack Schieffer and Steve Buck. 2019. “The Effect of the Oil and Gas Boom on Schooling Decisions in the U.S.” Resource and Energy Economics, 55C (2019):1–23. https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0928765518300514
Zuo, Na, Jerrod Penn, and Mahdi Asgari. 2018. “Teaching as a Graduate Student: A One-credit Teaching Module Case.” NACTA Journal, 62(4):359–364. https://www.nactateachers.org/index.php/volume-62-number-4-december-2018/2793-one-credit-teaching-module-case