School Directory

Dolan School of Business Administration

Donald E. Gibson, PhD
Dean

Mark Ligas, PhD
Associate Dean, Director of Graduate Programs

Dawn Q. DeBiase, LCSW
Assistant Dean, Director of Undergraduate Programs

Meredith H. McAloon, LCSW
Assistant Director of Undergraduate Programs

Sarah Bollinger-Feiner, M.Ed
Director of Internships and Professional Development

Dawn W. Massey, PhD, CPA, CGMA
Coordinator, Graduate Accounting Programs

Gregory Koutmos, PhD
Coordinator, Graduate Finance Programs

Department Chairs

Joan L. Lee, PhD, CPA
Accounting

John McDermott, PhD
Finance

Yasin Ozcelik, PhD
Information Systems and Operations Management

Carl Scheraga, PhD
Management

Camelia Micu, PhD
Marketing

Faculty

Nazli Sila Alan
Assistant Professor of Finance
B.A., Bogazici University, Turkey
M.S., Hoftstra University
Ph.D., Baruch College (CUNY)

Katsiaryna Bardos
Associate Professor of Finance
B.S., The Belarussian State University of Informatics and Radioelectronics, Belarus
B.A., Hartwick College
Ph.D., University of Connecticut

Mousumi Bhattacharya
Associate Professor of Management
B.A., MBA, Jadavpur University
Ph.D., Syracuse University

Rebecca Bloch
Assistant Professor of Accounting
B.S., Binghamton University (SUNY)
Ph.D., Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
C.P.A., New York

Bruce Bradford
Associate Professor of Accounting
B.S., M.S., Ph.D., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
MBA, Arkansas State University
D.B.A., University of Memphis
C.P.A., Arkansas

Paul Caster
Professor of Accounting
B.S., Lehigh University
MBA, University of Chicago
Ph.D., University of North Texas
C.P.A., New Jersey (Inactive)

Gerald Cavallo
Associate Professor of Marketing
B.B.A., Pace University
MBA, Columbia University
MBA, Ph.D., City University of New York

J. Michael Cavanaugh
Associate Professor of Management
B.A., St. Francis College
B.S., Baylor College of Medicine
M.S., Georgetown University
MBA, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Ph.D., University of Massachusetts

Arjun Chaudhuri
Rev. Thomas R. Fitzgerald, S.J., Professor of Marketing
B.A., M.A., Calcutta University
M.A., Ph.D., University of Connecticut

Thomas Conine Jr.
Professor of Finance
B.S., University of Connecticut
MBA, Ph.D., New York University

Michael Coyne
Associate Professor of Accounting
B.S., Fairfield University
MBA, New York University
Ph.D., University of Connecticut
C.P.A., New York

JoAnn Drusbosky
Instructor of the Practice in Accounting
B.S., Villanova
M.S., University of New Haven
C.P.A., Pennsylvania

Ahmed Ebrahim
Associate Professor of Accounting
B.S., M.S., Mansoura University (Egypt)
MBA, Ph.D., Rutgers Business School
C.P.A., Connecticut

Catherine Connelly Giapponi
Associate Professor of Management
B.A., Providence College
MBA, University of Connecticut
Sc.D., University of New Haven

Donald Gibson
Dean, Charles F. Dolan School of Business
Professor of Management
B.S., University of California
M.A., San Francisco State University
MBA, Ph.D., University of California at Los Angeles

Mousumi Bose Godbole
Associate Professor of Marketing
B.S., University of Calcutta
M.S., University of Calcutta
MBA, Ecole Nationale des Ponts et Chaussees
Ph.D., Louisiana State University 

Xin (James) He
Professor of Information Systems and Operations Management
B.S., Zhejiang University
MBA, University of Shanghai for Science and Technology
Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University

Walter Hlawitschka
Associate Professor of Finance
B.S., MBA, Cornell University
M.A., Ph.D., University of Virginia

Kara Dugas Hunter
Assistant Professor of Accounting
B.S., M.B.A., Ph.D., Bentley University
C.P.A., Massachusetts

Christopher Huntley
Associate Professor of Information Systems and Operations Management
B.S., M.S., Ph.D., University of Virginia

Gregory Koutmos
Gerald M. Levin Professor of Finance
Coordinator, Graduate Finance Programs
B.S., Graduate School of Business Studies, Athens, Greece
M.A., City College of City University of New York
Ph.D., Graduate School and University Center, City University of New York

Steven Kozlowski
Assistant Professor of Finance
B.S., Le Moyne College
Ph.D., University of Connecticut

Joan Lee
Chair, Accounting
Professor of Accounting
B.S., MBA, Fordham University
Ph.D., New York University
C.P.A., New York

Patrick Lee
Associate Professor of Information Systems and Operations Management
A.B., Berea College
M.S., Ph.D., Carnegie Mellon University

Mark Ligas
Associate Dean, Director of Graduate Programs
Associate Professor of Marketing
B.A., University of Pennsylvania
M.S., Pennsylvania State University
Ph.D., University of Connecticut

Lisa Mainiero
Professor of Management
B.A., Smith College
M.A., Ph.D., Yale University

Valeria Martinez
Associate Professor of Finance
B.S., Instituto Technologico Autonomo de Mexico
M.S., University of Warwick, England
Ph.D., University of Texas at San Antonio

Dawn Massey
Professor of Accounting
Coordinator, Graduate Accounting Programs
B.S., MBA, Fordham University
Ph.D., University of Connecticut
C.P.A., Connecticut, C.G.M.A.

John McDermott
Chair, Finance
Associate Professor of Finance
B.S., U.S. Coast Guard Academy
MBA, Columbia University
Ph.D., University of Connecticut

Michael B. McDonald
Assistant Professor of Finance
B.S., M.A., Clemson University
Ph.D., University of Tennessee

Sharlene McEvoy
Professor of Business Law
B.A., Albertus Magnus College
M.A., Trinity College
J.D., University of Connecticut
Ph.D., University of California at Los Angeles

Kathi Mettler
Instructor of the Practice in Accounting
B.S., Birmingham-Southern College
M.S., University of Alabama
C.P.A., Connecticut

Camelia Micu
Chair, Marketing
Associate Professor of Marketing
B.S., M.S., Polytechnic University, Romania
Ph.D., University of Connecticut

Jeff Moretz
Assistant Professor of Management
B.A., Michigan State University
MBA, Michigan State University
Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin

Iman Naderi
Assistant Professor of Marketing
B.S., Sharif University of Technology, Iran
MBA, Sharif University of Technology, Iran
Ph.D., University of North Texas

Yasin Ozcelik
Chair, Information Systems and Operations Management
Associate Professor of Information Systems and Operations Management
B.S. Bilkent University
M.S., Ph.D., Purdue University

Milo Peck Jr.
Assistant Professor of Accounting
A.B., Middlebury College
M.S., Northeastern University
J.D., Suffolk University
LL.M., Boston University
C.P.A., Massachusetts

Patricia Poli
Associate Professor of Accounting
B.S., University of Connecticut
M.Phil., Ph.D., New York University
C.P.A., Connecticut

Michael Puleo
Assistant Professor of Finance
B.S.B.A., University of Florida
M.S., University of Florida
Ph.D., Temple University

Rajasree Rajamma
Associate Professor of Marketing
B.S., Kerala University, India
MBA, Cochin University of Science & Technology, India
MBA, Indiana University
Ph.D., University of North Texas

Carl Scheraga
Chair, Management
Professor of Business Strategy and Technology Management
Sc.B., M.A., Brown University
Ph.D., University of Connecticut

David Schmidt
Associate Professor of Ethics
B.S., Illinois State University
M.A., Ph.D., University of Chicago

Michael R. Sciandra
Assistant Professor of Marketing
B.S., John Carroll University
M.B.A., John Carroll University
Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh

Nazuk Sharma
Assistant Professor of Marketing
B.Tech., Punjab Technical University
M.B.A., Youngstown State University 
Ph.D., University of South Florida

Norman Solomon
Professor of Management
B.S., Cornell University
M.A., Ph.D., University of Wisconsin

Debra Strauss
Professor of Business Law
B.A., Cornell University
J.D., Yale University

Jie Tao
Assistant Professor of Information Systems and Operations Management
B.S., Hefei University for Science and Technology, China
M.S., University of Shanghai for Science and Technology, China
Ph.D., Dakota State University

Vishnu Vinekar
Associate Professor of Information Systems and Operations Management
B.S., Manipal Institute of Technology, India
M.S., Texas A&M International University
Ph.D., University of Texas at Arlington

Ying Zhang
Associate Professor of Finance
B.S., JiNan University, Guang Zhou, China
M.S., University of Texas at Arlington
Ph.D., University of Texas at Arlington

Faculty Emeriti

Henry E. Allinger
Assistant Professor of Accounting, Emeritus

Robert W. Kravet
Assistant Professor of Accounting, Emeritus

Suzanne D. Lyngaas
Assistant Professor of Accounting, Emerita

Roselie McDevitt
Assistant Professor of Accounting, Emerita

Winston Tellis
Professor of Information Systems and Operations Management, Emeritus

Cheryl Tromley
Professor of Management, Emerita

Advisory Board

Louis Albanese '76
Managing Partner, President
Catamount Management Group LLC
Westport, CT

Mary Campbell '72
Managing Director
EDF Ventures
Ann Arbor, MI

Kevin Cannon '80
CEO
Zweig-DiMenna Associates LLC
New York, NY

Richard Cerrone '76
Founding Partner and Senior Advisor
CM Advisors
Stamford, CT

Francesco Chechile '85
CEO
Parallel Infrastructure
Potomac, MD

Hugh Davis ’95
Managing Director
CriticalMix
Westport, CT 

Sue Davis-Gillis M’03
Senior Vice President, General Manager of Consumer Banking
Synchrony Financial
Stamford, CT

Thomas J. Fanning '78 P'06
Managing Member
Heritage Strategies, LLC
Woodbury, NY

John Glassford '85
Vice President Finance
Corr-Jensen, Inc.
New York, NY

William F. Greenwood '81, P'14, '11
CIO
AHS Investments
Naples, FL

Neal D.E. Griffin '91
Senior Managing Director, Partner
Institutional Strategy and Investment Group, Inc.
New York, NY

Douglas Hammond '86
President and CEO
National Financial Partners
New York, NY

Elaine Hughes
CEO
EA Hughes & Co.
New York, NY

Adrienne A. Johnson '91
Senior Vice President
Corporate Strategy and Business Development
AXA Equitable Life Insurance Company
New York, NY

Kenneth Kleban
President
Kleban Properties
Fairfield, CT

Thomas Kushner '86
Managing Director, Institutional Investor Management
Well Fargo Securities
New York, NY

Thomas Luglio ’86
Managing Director
Barclays Capital Inc.
New York, NY

Shelagh Mahoney '87
President
Eastern Salt Company, Inc.
Lowell, MA

Joan B. Makara '74
Vice President Global Risk Operations, Consumer Finance (retired)
GE Capital
Southport, CT

Lindsay E. Muldoon '04
VP, Sales and Marketing
Northern Trust Hedge Fund Services LLC
Stamford, CT

Hugh Davis ’95
Managing Director
CriticalMix
Westport, CT

John R. O'Neil '71, P'08
Managing Partner
Long Ridge Road Partners, LLC
Stamford, CT

Steven Pilch '83
Managing Director and COO
Stockbridge Capital Group, LLC
San Francisco, CA

Thomas Sciametta '96
Partner
Ernst and Young LLP
New York, NY

Kevin C. Shea ’87
Managing Director (Retired)
Goldman Sachs
HO HO Kus, NJ

Steven Siwinski '92
Partner
High Road Capital Partners
New York, NY

Christopher J. Stephens, Jr.
Senior Vice President Finance and CFO
Barnes Group Inc.
Bristol, CT

Kevin Walsh '82
Managing Director and Group Head Power and Renewable Energy
GE Energy Financial Services
Stamford, CT

Joseph F. Walton '75
Senior Vice President Global Operations, Global Enterprise Services
EMC Corporation
Hopkinton, MA