Peyton Foster 'Doc' Roden

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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.


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It is indeed sad to know about the demise of Dr. Roden. I had the pleasure of working with him as his teaching assistant at the University of North Texas from 1992-94. He was one of the nicest persons I knew. I still remember the day he hired me as his teaching assistant in the fall of 1992. He saw my name and asked if I was related to 'Ramanathan Krishnan', one of the leading tennis players in India in the 60's. His passion for teaching and tennis is what I remember most about him. May his soul rest in peace.

Goodbye Doc. I will miss you.

Srikanth Ramanathan

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