Peyton Foster ‘Doc’ Roden
(’67 M.A., ’70 Ph.D.), Denton, professor of finance since 1975, died March 14. He was a teaching fellow in economics and in finance at North Texas before joining the faculty full time. His recent research and publications examined financial markets in Mexico, including the impact of the North American Free Trade Agreement. Roden received a UNT Citation for Distinguished Service to International Business in 2002 and was named director of the UNT Center for NAFTA Studies in 2003. He also was a certified managerial accountant and a certified financial manager.
Roden previously taught at Baylor University and the University of New Orleans. He received a bachelor’s degree from Baylor, which he attended on a tennis scholarship, and master’s and doctoral degrees from UNT. Donations may be made to the Peyton Foster “Doc” Roden Memorial Scholarship Fund at UNT.