Dr. Rita Green
Associate Professor of Teaching
Dr. Rita Green has been part of the faculty at the Crews School of Accounting at the University of Memphis for the last five years following her tenure as state specialist for family financial management and assistant extension professor at Mississippi State University. Her dissertation research explored financial wellness for consumers seeking bankruptcy protection. Her interdisciplinary research interests include the household balance sheet, consumer economics,and personal financial empowerment. She is a certified personal and family finance educator and accredited financial counselor. Dr. Green has been appointed to the IRS Taxpayer Advocacy Panel and also serves on the board of the Association for Financial Counseling and Planning Education. She was appointed to the National Agricultural Research, Extension, Education, and Economics (NAREEE) advisory board by the USDA secretary, where she represented consumer interests for eight years and has also served on the Community Development Advisory Council of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis.