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Cindy Strickler
School of Management
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Cindy S Strickler, MBA
Instructor, Management



University of Louisiana at Monroe


1978, Elementary Education
Millsaps College

Biographical Sketch

Cindy Strickler is an instructor of Management at the University of Louisiana, Monroe. She also has taught Insurance, General Business, and Business Communications courses.  In addition to her teaching duties, she has co-written several papers for publication in academic journals, presented papers at several academic conferences, performed committee work at ULM, and assisted local organizations with business planning and training.

She received her Masters of Business Administration from ULM and received her Bachelor of Arts in Elementary Education from Millsaps College in Jackson, Mississippi.

Prior to teaching in higher education, she was employed by State Farm Insurance for 16 years in a management position involving recruiting, hiring, and training.  She led a department responsible for analyzing compensation contracts, benefit programs, legal issues, and employee training and development. While at State Farm she received her Chartered Life Underwriter (CLU) and her Chartered Financial Consultant (ChFC) designations. Prior to her insurance career, Ms. Strickler worked in banking in a management position and taught elementary school.

Ms. Strickler has worked with numerous charitable and community organizations including the ULM Wesley Foundation, Girl Scouts, Boy Scouts, United Way, Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA),  Ouachita Women’s Tennis Association Board Member and president, ULM Athletic Foundation Board Member, North Monroe Medical Center Board of Trustees, the Red Cross, and First United Methodist Church.  She and her husband, Chris, have one son, and reside in Monroe, Louisiana.

Licensure & Certification

Chartered Life Underwriter, . (Present)
Chartered Financial Consultant, . (Present)
Property/Casualty Insurance License, . (2006)

Recent Publications

Johnston, T., Strickler, C. (2014). Wikipedia: Friend or Foe? (pp. 12). Clarksville, TN: Journal of Advancements in Business Education.
Parker, T. A., Strickler, C. S. (2008). Comparative Study of Student Preferences Associated with Online Teaching. SOBIE Conference 2008 Proceedings.
Berry, C., Strickler, C. S., Berry, R. (2009). A Review of Risk Management and Insurance Academic Programs (pp. 201-209). 2009 SWDSI Proceeding.
Parker, T. A., Strickler, C. S. (2009). Comparative Study of Undergraduate Student Preferences Associated with Online Teaching (pp. 178-183). Journal of Business and Economic Perspectives.
Strickler, C. S., Garza, F., Williamson, S. G. (2010). A Sisyphean Quest: Developing Citizenship in College Students (pp. 60-79). Ft. Worth, Texas: Insights to a Changing World.

Awards & Honors

May 2016 Outstanding Teacher Award.

April 2013 Capital One Financial Literacy Fellowship.

Courses Taught

BUSN 1001Business and Society, 9 course(s)

FRYS 1001Freshman Year Seminar, 3 course(s)

INSU 2005RISK AND INSURANCE, 9 course(s)

INSU 3008Business Risk Mgmt, 2 course(s)




MGMT 3015STAFFING, 1 course(s)

MGMT 3020Human Resources Development, 2 course(s)

MGMT 4008Management in Practice, 5 course(s)

MGMT 5091DIRECTED STUDY, 1 course(s)

RMIN 2005RISK AND INSURANCE, 7 course(s)