School Directory

Administration

Zhan Li, DBA
Dean

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

Meredith H. McAloon, LCSW
Assistant Dean, Assistant Director of Undergraduate Programs

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

Kathi M. Mettler, CPA
Coordinator, Graduate Accounting Programs

Department Chairs

Rebecca Bloch, PhD, CPA
Accounting

Dina Franceschi, PhD
Economics

John McDermott, PhD
Finance

Yasin Ozcelik, PhD
Information Systems and Operations Management

Carl Scheraga, PhD
Management

Camelia Micu, PhD
Marketing

Faculty

Anna-Maria Aksan
Associate Professor of Economics
BA, Tufts University
PhD, University of Oregon

Nazli Sila Alan
Assistant Professor of Finance
BA, Boğaziçi University, Turkey
MS, Hoftstra University
PhD, Baruch College, City University of New York

Katsiaryna Bardos
Associate Professor of Finance
BS, Belarussian State University of Informatics and Radioelectronics, Belarus
BA, Hartwick College
PhD, University of Connecticut

Mousumi Bhattacharya
Associate Professor of Management
BA, MBA, Jadavpur University
PhD, Syracuse University

Rebecca Bloch
Chair, Accounting Department
Associate Professor of Accounting
PhD, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
BS, Binghamton University (SUNY)
CPA, New York

Bruce Bradford
Associate Professor of Accounting
Arthur Andersen Fellow

BS, MS, PhD, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
MBA, Arkansas State University
DBA, University of Memphis
CPA, Arkansas

Scott M. Brenner
Visiting Assistant Professor of Accounting
BS, Syracuse University
CPA, Connecticut, Massachusetts, New York, North Carolina

Paul Caster
Professor of Accounting
BS, Lehigh University
MBA, University of Chicago
PhD, University of North Texas
CPA, New Jersey (Inactive)

Gerald O. Cavallo
Associate Professor of Marketing
BBA, Pace University
MBA, Columbia University
MBA, PhD, City University of New York

J. Michael Cavanaugh
Associate Professor of Management
BA, St. Francis College
BS, Baylor College of Medicine
MS, Georgetown University
MBA, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
PhD, University of Massachusetts

Arjun Chaudhuri
Rev. Thomas R. Fitzgerald, S.J., Professor of Marketing
BA, MA, Calcutta University
MA, PhD, University of Connecticut

Thomas E. Conine, Jr.
Professor of Finance
BS, University of Connecticut
MBA, PhD, New York University

Michael P. Coyne
Associate Professor of Accounting
BS, Fairfield University
MBA, New York University, Stern School of Business
PhD, University of Connecticut
CPA, New York

Paul Daulerio
Assistant Professor of the Practice Management
BS, United States Naval Academy
MS, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
PhD, Pace University

JoAnn Drusbosky
Instructor of the Practice Accounting
BS, Villanova
MS, University of New Haven
CPA, Pennsylvania

Ahmed Ebrahim
Associate Professor of Accounting
BS, MS, Mansoura University, Egypt
MBA, PhD, Rutgers Business School
CPA, Connecticut

Dina Franceschi
Chair, Economics Department
Professor of Economics
BS, Pennsylvania State University
PhD, University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Catherine Connelly Giapponi
Associate Professor of Management
BA, Providence College
MBA, University of Connecticut
ScD, University of New Haven

Mousumi Bose Godbole
Associate Professor of Marketing
BS, MS, University of Calcutta
MBA, École Nationale des Ponts et Chaussées
PhD, Louisiana State University

Xin James He
Professor of Information Systems and Operations Management
BS, Zhejiang University, China
MBA, University of Shanghai for Science & Technology
PhD, Pennsylvania State University

R. Scott Hiller
Associate Professor of Economics
BS, University of South Carolina
MA, PhD, University of Colorado, Boulder

Walter F. Hlawitschka
Associate Professor of Finance
BS, MBA, Cornell University
MA, PhD, University of Virginia

Christopher L. Huntley
Associate Professor of Information Systems and Operations Management
Director of Entrepreneurial Program
BS, MS, PhD, University of Virginia

Kara E. Dugas Hunter
Assistant Professor of Accounting
BS, MBA, PhD, Bentley University
CPA, Massachusetts

Helena Keefe
Assistant Professor of the Practice of Economics
BA, Lehigh University
MA, PhD, Fordham University

Gregory D. Koutmos
Gerald M. Levin Professor of Finance
Coordinator, Graduate Finance Program

BS, Graduate School of Business Studies, Athens, Greece
MA, City College of the City University of New York
PhD, Graduate School and University Center, City University of New York

Steven E. Kozlowski
Assistant Professor of Finance
BS, Lemoyne College
PhD, University of Connecticut

Philip J. Lane
Associate Professor of Economics
BA, Providence College
MA, Northeastern University
PhD, Tufts University

Mark S. LeClair
Professor of Economics
BA, Colgate University
MA, Northeastern University
PhD, Rutgers University

Joan L. Lee
Professor of Accounting
BS, MBA, Fordham University
PhD, New York University
CPA, New York

Patrick S. Lee
Associate Professor of Information Systems and Operations Management
AB, Berea College
MS, PhD, Carnegie Mellon University

Zhan Li
Dean
Professor of Marketing

BS, Harbin Institute of Technology (China)
MBA, DBA, Boston University

Mark Ligas
Vice Provost for Undergraduate Excellence
Associate Professor of Marketing
BA, University of Pennsylvania
MS, Pennsylvania State University
PhD, University of Connecticut

Rosalind Looby
Visiting Assistant Professor of Finance
BA, Vassar College
MBA, New York University

Lisa A. Mainiero
Professor of Management
BA, Smith College
MA, PhD, Yale University

Todd Martin
Instructor of the Practice of Economics
BA, New England College
MBA, University of Bridgeport

Valeria Martinez
Associate Professor of Finance
BS, Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México
MS, University of Warwick, England
PhD, University of Texas at San Antonio

Dawn W. Massey
Professor of Accounting
Coordinator, Graduate Accounting Programs

BS, MBA, Fordham University
PhD, University of Connecticut, CGMA
CPA, Connecticut

John McDermott
Chair, Finance Department
Associate Professor of Finance

BS, U.S. Coast Guard Academy
MBA, Columbia University
PhD, University of Connecticut

Michael B. McDonald
Assistant Professor of Finance
BS, MA, Clemson University
PhD, University of Tennessee

Sharlene A. McEvoy
Professor of Business Law
BA, Albertus Magnus College
MA, Trinity College
JD, University of Connecticut
PhD, University of California at Los Angeles

Kathi Mettler
Instructor of the Practice Accounting
BS, Birmingham-Southern College
MS, The University of Alabama
CPA, Connecticut

Camelia C. Micu
Chair, Marketing Department
Associate Professor of Marketing

BS, MS, Polytechnic University, Romania
PhD, University of Connecticut

Jeff Moretz
Assistant Professor of Management
BA, Michigan State
MBA, Michigan State
PhD, University of Texas at Austin

Thomas Murray
Associate Professor of Economics
BA, Stonehill College
MA, PhD, University of Notre Dame

Iman Naderi
Assistant Professor of Marketing
BS, MBA, Sharif University of Technology, Iran
PhD, University of North Texas

Kathryn A. Nantz
Professor of Economics
BA, Western Kentucky University
MS, PhD, Purdue University

Yasin Ozcelik
Chair, Information Systems and Operations Management Department
Associate Professor of Information Systems and Operations Management

BS, Bilkent University, Turkey
MS, Purdue University
PhD, Purdue University

Milo W. Peck, Jr.
Assistant Professor of Accounting
AB, Middlebury College
MS, Northeastern University
JD, Suffolk University
LL.M, Boston University
CPA, Massachusetts

Patricia M. Poli
Associate Professor of Accounting
BS, University of Connecticut
MPhil, PhD, New York University
CPA, Connecticut

Michael Puleo
Assistant Professor of Finance
BS, BA, University of Florida
MS, University of Florida
PhD, Temple University

Rajasree K. Rajamma
Associate Professor of Marketing
B.Tech (Electrical & Electronics Engineering), Kerala University, India
MBA, Cochin University of Science and Technology, India
MBA, Indiana University of Pennsylvania
PhD, University of North Texas

Carl A. Scheraga
Chair, Management Department
Professor of Business Strategy and Technology Management

ScB, MA, Brown University
PhD, University of Connecticut

David P. Schmidt
Director of Applied Ethics
Associate Professor of Ethics

BS, Illinois State University
MA, PhD, University of Chicago

Michael R. Sciandra
Assistant Professor of Marketing
BS, John Carroll University
MBA, John Carroll University
PhD, University of Pittsburgh

Hedieh Shadmani
Assistant Professor of Economics
BS, Allameh Tabatabai University, Iran
MA, Alzahra University, Iran
PhD, Kansas State University

Nazuk Sharma
Assistant Professor of Marketing
B.Tech, Punjab Technical University
MBA, Youngstown State University
PhD, University of South Florida

Norman A. Solomon
Professor of Management
Former Dean, Dolan School of Business

BS, Cornell University
MA, PhD, University of Wisconsin

Debra M. Strauss
Professor of Business Law
BA, Cornell University
JD, Yale University

Jie Tao
Assitant Professor of Information Systems and Operations Management
BS, Hefei University for Science and Technology, China
MS, University of Shanghai for Science and Technology, China
PhD, Dakota State University

William E. Vásquez-Mazariegos
Associate Professor of Economics
BS, MS, Francisco Marroquín University, Guatemala
MA, PhD, University of New Mexico

Vishnu Vinekar
Associate Professor of Information Systems and Operations Management
BS, Manipal Institute of Technology, India
MS, Texas A&M International University
PhD, University of Texas at Arlington

Ying Zhang
Associate Professor of Finance
BS, Jinan University, Guangzhou, China
MS, PhD, University of Texas Arlington

Faculty Emeriti

Henry E. Allinger
Assistant Professor of Accounting, Emeritus

James A. Buss
Professor of Economics, Emeritus

Edward J. Deak
Professor of Economics, Emeritus

Robert A. Kelly
Assistant Professor of Economics, Emeritus

Robert W. Kravet
Assistant Professor of Accounting, Emeritus

Suzanne D. Lyngaas
Assistant Professor of Accounting, Emerita

Roselie McDevitt
Assistant Professor of Accounting, Emerita

Laurence A. Miners
Professor of Economics, Emeritus

Winston Tellis
Professor of Information Systems and Operations Management, Emeritus

Cheryl Tromley
Professor of Management, Emerita

Advisory Board

Jennifer Abate '94
Managing Director, Financial Institutions Group
Lazard Asset Management

Louis Albanese '76
President and Managing Partner
Catamount

Kevin Cannon '80
CEO
Zweig-DiMenna Associates, LLC

Richard F. Cerrone M'76
Founding Partner & Senior Advisor
CM Advisors

Francesco Chechile '85
President, CC Realty Group
Senior Advisor, Lafayette Group International

Hugh Davis ’95
Managing Partner
Critical Mix, Inc.

Sue Davis-Gillis M'03
Senior Vice President
Consumer Banking Leader
Synchrony Financial

Thomas J. Fanning, Sr. '78, P'06, P'10 (Board Chair)
Founder and Co-Managing Partner
Heritage Strategies, LLC

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

William F. Greenwood '81, P'11
Chief Investment Officer
AHS Investments

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

Elaine Hughes
CEO
EA Hughes & Co.

Adrienne A. Johnson '91
Senior Vice President, Corporate Strategy and Business Development
AXA Financial

Kenneth M. Kleban
President
Kleban Properties

Thomas N. Kushner '86
Managing Director, Institutional Investor Management
Wells Fargo Securities

Kelly Lafnitzegger '89
VP Human Resources
GE Power & Water

Thomas Luglio '86
Managing Director
Barclays Capital Inc.

Shelagh Mahoney '87
President
Eastern Salt Company, Inc.

Joan Makara '74
Vice President Global Risk Operations, Consumer Finance
General Electric (Retired)

Lindsay Muldoon '04
Vice President, Sales & Marketing
Northern Trust Hedge Fund Services LLC

Stephen Pilch '83
Managing Director & Chief Operating Officer
Stockbridge Capital Group, LLC

Patricia Preston '80
Senior Vice President - MasterCard, Business Transformation, LFI
MasterCard International

Tom Sciametta '96
Partner
Ernst & Young, LLP

Kevin C. Shea ’87
Managing Director
Goldman Sachs (Retired)

Steven Siwinski '92
Partner
High Road Capital Partners

Christopher J. Stephens, Jr., CPA
Senior Vice President, Finance & Chief Financial Officer
The Barnes Group

Kevin Walsh '82
Managing Director and Group Head Power & Renewable Energy
GE Energy Financial Services

Joseph F. Walton '75
Senior Vice President, Global Enterprise Services Operations and Integration Management
EMC Corporation (Retired)