School Directory

Dolan School of Business Administration

Donald 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

Department Chairs

Joan L. Lee, PhD, CPA, Accounting
Kathryn A. Nantz, PhD, Economics
John McDermott, PhD, Finance
Yasin Ozcelik, PhD, Information Systems and Operations Management
Terry-Ann Jones, PhD, International Business
Carl Scheraga, PhD, Management
Camelia C. Micu, PhD, Marketing

Faculty

Anna-Maria Aksan
Associate Professor of Economics
B.A., Tufts University
Ph.D., University of Oregon

Nazli Sila Alan
Assistant Professor of Finance
B.A., Bagazici 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., M.B.A., Jadavpur University
Ph.D., Syracuse University

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

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

Gregory Burke
Instructor of the Practice Accounting
B.S., Fairfield University
C.P.A., Massachusetts

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

Gerald O. Cavallo
Associate Professor of Marketing
B.B.A., Pace University
M.B.A., Columbia University
M.B.A., 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
M.B.A., 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 E. Conine, Jr.
Professor of Finance
B.S., University of Connecticut
M.B.A., Ph.D., New York University

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

Paul Daulerio
Assistant Professor of the Practice Management
B.S., United States Naval Academy
M.S., Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Ph.D., Pace University

JoAnn Drusbosky
Instructor of the Practice Accounting
B.S., Villanova
M.S. Taxation, 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

Dina Franceschi
Professor of Economics
B.S., Pennsylvania State University
Ph.D., University of Tennessee, Knoxville

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

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

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

Xin James He
Professor of Information Systems & Operations Management
B.S., Zhejiang University
M.B.A., University of Shanghai for Science & Technology
Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University

R. Scott Hiller
Assistant Professor of Economics
B.S., University of South Carolina
M.A., Ph.D., University of Colorado, Boulder

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

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

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

Helena Keefe
Assistant Professor of the Practice of Economics
B.A., Lehigh University
M.A., Ph.D., Fordham University

Gregory D. Koutmos
Gerald M. Levin Professor of Finance
Coordinator, Graduate Finance Program
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 E. Kozlowski
Assistant Professor of Finance
B.S., Lemoyne College
Ph.D., University of Connecticut

Philip J. Lane
Associate Professor of Economics
B.A., Providence College
M.A., Northeastern University
Ph.D., Tufts University

Mark S. LeClair
Professor of Economics
B.A., Colgate University
M.A., Northeastern University
Ph.D., Rutgers University

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

Patrick S. 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, Charles F. Dolan School of Business
Associate Professor of Marketing
B.A., University of Pennsylvania
M.S., Pennsylvania State University
Ph.D., University of Connecticut

Rosalind Looby
Visiting Assistant Professor of Finance
B.A., Vassar College
M.B.A., New York University

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

Todd Martin
Instructor of the Practice of Economics
B.A., New England College, New Hampshire
M.B.A., University of Bridgeport

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 W. Massey
Professor of Accounting
Coordinator, Graduate Accounting Program
B.S., M.B.A., Fordham University
Ph.D., University of Connecticut, CGMA
C.P.A., Connecticut

John McDermott
Chair, Finance Department
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 A. 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 Accounting
B.S., Birmingham - Southern College
M.S., The University of Alabama
C.P.A., Connecticut

Camelia C. Micu
Chair, Marketing Department
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
MBA, Michigan State
Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin

Thomas Murray
Associate Professor of Economics
B.A., Stonehill College
M.A., Ph.D., University of Notre Dame

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

Kathryn A. Nantz
Chair, Economics Department
Professor of Economics
B.A., Western Kentucky University
M.S., Ph.D., Purdue University

John Neal
Instructor of Marketing
B.A., University of Missouri

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

Milo W. 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 M. 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 K. Rajamma
Associate Professor of Marketing
B. Tech. (Electrical & Electronics Engineering), Kerala University, India
M.B.A., Cochin University of Science & Technology, India
M.B.A., Indiana University of Pennsylvania
Ph.D., University of North Texas

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

David P. Schmidt
Director of Applied Ethics
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

Hedieh Shadmani
Assistant Professor of Economics
B.S., Allameh Tabatabai University, Iran
M.A., Alzahra University, Iran
Ph.D., Kansas State University

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

Norman A. Solomon
Professor of Management and former Dean, Dolan School of Business
B.S., Cornell University
M.A., Ph.D., University of Wisconsin

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

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

William E. Vasquez-Mazariegos
Associate Professor of Economics
B.S., M.S., University Francisco Marroquin, Guatemala
M.A., Ph.D., University of New Mexico

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 Arlington
Ph.D.,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

Louis Albanese '76
President and Managing Partner
Catamount

Mary Campbell MA'72
Managing Director
EDF Ventures

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.

Douglas W. Hammond '86
President & Chief Executive Officer
National Financial Partners

Elaine Hughes
CEO
EA Hughes & Co.

Adrienne A. Johnson '91
Senior Executive Vice President & Chief Transformation Officer
AXA Financial

Kenneth M. Kleban
President
Kleban Properties

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

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

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

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

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)