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Management Faculty

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Graduate Faculty

Mark A. Fuller, Professor of Management and Dean of the Isenberg School of Management, B.S., Arizona, 1985; M.S., 1987; Ph.D., 1993.

Carol Barr, Associate Professor of Sport Management and Associate Dean for Undergraduate Matters, B.S., Iowa, 1983; M.S., Massachusetts at Amherst, 1991; Ph.D., 1994.

Eric N. Berkowitz, Professor of Marketing and Associate Dean of Professional Programs, B.A., Massachusetts, 1971; M.B.A., 1973; Ph.D., Ohio State, 1976.

Ben S. Branch, Professor of Finance and Operations Management and Acting Ph.D. Program Director, B.A., Emory, 1965; M.A., Texas, 1968; M.A., Michigan, 1969; Ph.D., 1970.

Iqbal Agha, Professor and Chair of the Department of Finance and Operations Management, B.Sc., University of Jammu and Kashmir, 1970; M.A., M.S., Ball State, 1976; M.S., Southern Methodist, 1978; Ph.D., 1980.

Christopher Agoglia, Associate Professor of Accounting, B.S., Florida Atlantic, 1989; Ph.D., Massachusetts at Amherst, 1999.

Richard J. Asebrook, Associate Professor of Accounting, B.S., Dayton, 1964; M.B.A., 1966; Ph.D., Wisconsin, 1974.

Soren Bisgaard, Isenberg Professor of Integrative Studies, B.S., Copenhagen, 1975; M.S., Technical University of Denmark, 1979; M.S., Wisconsin at Madison, 1982; Ph.D., 1985.

Thomas Brashear-Alejandro, Associate Professor of Marketing, B.A., Kentucky, 1989; B.A., Centre College, 1992; M.B.A., Eastern Kentucky, 1992; M.S., Georgia, 1996; Ph.D., 1998.

Brian P. Brown, Assistant Professor of Marketing, B.A., Virginia, 1987; M.B.A., Duke, 1994; Ph.D., Georgia State, 2007.

D. Anthony Butterfield, Professor of Management, B.S., Yale, 1961; M.A., Michigan, 1963; Ph.D., 1968.

Marta B. Calás, Professor of Management, B.B.A., University of Puerto Rico, 1966; M.B.A., California at Berkeley, 1970; Ph.D. Massachusetts, 1987.

Kwong Chan, Assistant Professor of Marketing, B.Com., Tasmania, Australia, 1999; Ph.D, Michigan State, 2005.

Kathleen Debevec Witz, Associate Professor, B.S., Dayton, 1979; M.B.A., Cincinnati, 1980; Ph.D., 1982.

William D. Diamond, Associate Professor of Marketing, B.A., Amherst, 1972; M.A., North Carolina, 1981; Ph.D., 1984.

Pieter Elgers, Professor of Accounting, B.B.A., Manhattan College, 1962; C.P.A., State of New York, 1966; M.B.A., St. John’s, 1967; D.B.A., Maryland, 1978.

Graham Gal, Associate Professor of Accounting, B.A., Michigan, 1975; Ph.D., Michigan State, 1985.

Jane Giacobbe-Miller, Associate Professor of Management, B.A., Kansas State, 1974; M.A., 1982; Ph.D., Cornell, 1986.

Tiffany L. Green, Assistant Professor of Management, B.B.A., Michigan, 1992; M.S., Northwestern, 1995; Ph.D., 1998.

Easwar S. Iyer, Associate Professor and Chair of the Department of Marketing, B.Tech., Indian Institute of Technology, Madras, 1971; M.B.A., Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta, 1973; Ph.D., Pittsburgh, 1984.

Nikunj Kapadia, Associate Professor of Finance, B.E., Maharaja Sayajirao University, India, 1984; M.B.A., Indian Institute of Management, 1986; M.Phil., Stern School of Business, 1993; Ph.D., 1995.

Ronald J. Karren, Associate Professor of Management, B.A., Rutgers, 1971; M.A., New School for Social Research, 1973; Ph.D., Maryland, 1978.

Hossein B. Kazemi, Professor of Finance and Operations Management, B.A., National Iranian Oil Company College of Accounting and Finance, 1977; M.S. Eastern Michigan, 1979; Ph.D., Michigan, 1985; C.F.A., 1996.

Thomas Kida, Professor of Accounting, B.S.B.A., Western New England, 1973; M.B.A., Massachusetts, 1974; Ph.D., 1978.

Nelson J. Lacey, Associate Professor of
Finance and Operations Management, B.S., Pennsylvania State, 1978; M.B.A., Arizona State, 1980; Ph.D., Pennsylvania State, 1985.

Bing Liang, Associate Professor of Finance, B.Sc., Ocean University of Qingdao, China, 1982; M.S., Chinese Academy of Science, 1988; M.S., Iowa, 1990; Ph.D., 1995.

Mzamo P. Mangaliso, Associate Professor of Management, B.Sc., University of Fort Hare, South Africa, 1974; U.E.D., 1975; M.B.A., Cornell, 1984; Ph.D., Massachusetts at Amherst, 1988.

Ronald C. Mannino, Associate Professor and Chair of the Department of Accounting and Information Systems, B.S., Illinois Institute of Technology, 1962; M.S., 1967; D.B.A., Colorado, 1977.

Charles C. Manz, Professor, Nirenberg Chair of Business Leadership, B.A., Michigan State, 1974; M.B.A., 1975; Ph.D., Pennsylvania State, 1981.

Robert D. Marx, Professor of Management, B.A., Michigan, 1963; Ph.D., Illinois, 1971.

George R. Milne, Associate Professor of Marketing, B.S., Utah, 1982; M.A., 1984; Ph.D., North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1990.

Anna B. Nagurney, Professor of Finance and Operations Management, John F. Smith Memorial Professor, Sc.B., Brown, 1977; A.B., 1977; Sc.M., 1980; Ph.D., 1983.

Robert A. Nakosteen, Professor of Finance and Operations Management, B.A., Colorado, 1970; M.A., Michigan, 1971; Ph.D., Tennessee, 1978.

Sanjay K. Nawalkha, Associate Professor of Finance and Operations Management, B.Sc., Bombay, India, 1984; M.B.A., Massachusetts, 1987; Ph.D., 1990.

Thomas O’Brien, Professor of Finance and Operations Management, B.A., Tufts, 1960; M.A., Cornell, 1966; Ph. D., 1969.

Ray J. Pfeiffer, Jr., Associate Professor of Accounting, B.A., Moravian College, 1987; Ph.D., North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1994.

M. David Piercey, Assistant Professor of Accounting, B.S., Brigham Young, 1999; M.Acc., 1999; Ph.D., Illinois, 2006.

Alan G. Robinson, Professor of Finance and Operations Management, B.A., M.A., Cambridge University, 1980; M.S.E., Johns Hopkins, 1983; Ph.D., 1986.

Charles D. Schewe, Professor of Marketing, B.A., Michigan, 1964; M.B.A., 1965; Ph.D., Northwestern, 1972.

Thomas Schneeweis, Michael and Cheryl Philipp Professor of Finance, B.A., St. John’s, 1969; M.S., Wisconsin, 1970; Ph.D., Iowa, 1977.

Anurag Sharma, Associate Professor of Management, B.S., Birla Institute of Technology and Science, 1983; M.B.A., Virginia, 1988; Ph.D., North Carolina, 1993.

Mila Getmansky Sherman, Assistant Professor of Finance and Operations Management, B.S., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1998; Ph.D., 2004.

Richard H. Simpson, Associate Professor of Accounting and Richard H. Simpson Professor of Accounting, B.B.A., Massachusetts, 1958; M.B.A., North Carolina, 1961; Ph.D., 1967; C.P.A., North Carolina, 1964.

Bruce Skaggs, Associate Professor of Strategic Management, B.B.A., Kentucky, 1990; M.B.A., Virginia Polytechnic and State University, 1992; Ph.D., Pennsylvania State, 1999.

Linda Smircich, Professor of Management, B.A., State University of New York, 1969; M.B.A., Syracuse, 1975; Ph.D., 1978.

James F. Smith, Associate Professor of Accounting and M.S.A. Program Director, B.S., Duquesne, 1967; M.B.A., Harvard Business School, 1976; Ph.D., Washington, 1980; C.P.A., Pennsylvania, 1971.

James Theroux, Assistant Professor of Management and Flavin Family Chair in Entrepreneurship, B.A., Wisconsin, 1970; Ed.D., Massachusetts, 1974; M.B.A., Harvard Business School, 1981.

Marc Weinberger, Professor of Marketing, B.B.A., Massachusetts, 1970; M.B.A., 1972; Ph.D., Arizona State, 1976.

Melissa Woodard, Associate Professor of Management, B.S., St. Lawrence, 1972; M.S.W., Tennessee, 1976; Ph.D., Cornell, 1992.

William R. Wooldridge, Associate Professor of Management, B.S., Ithaca, 1976; M.B.A., Colorado, 1978; D.B.A., 1984.

Lawrence S. Zacharias, Associate Professor of Management and Chair of the Department of Management, B.A., California at Berkeley, 1969; M.A., Columbia, 1970; M.Phil., 1973; J.D., 1973.