School Directory

Administration

Zhan Li, DBA
Dean

Anca Micu, PhD
Associate Dean

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

Erica Spencer, M.Ed
Associate Director of Undergraduate Programs

Leanne De Los Santos
Assistant Dean of Graduate Programs

Sarah Bollinger, M.Ed
Director of Career Development

John Hottinger, MA
Associate Director of Career Development

Department Chairs

Rebecca Bloch, PhD, CPA
Accounting

Yasin Ozcelik, PhD
Analytics

Dina Franceschi, PhD
Economics

Katsiaryna Bardos, PhD
Finance

Carl Scheraga, PhD
Management

Camelia Micu, PhD
Marketing

Graduate Program Directors

Kathi Mettler, CPA
Accounting

Philip Maymin, MS
Business Analytics

Titos Ritsatos, PhD
Finance

Lisa Stafford, MBA
Management

Julie Marella, MS
Marketing Analytics and Strategy

Mousumi Bose Godbole, PhD
MBA Programs

Faculty

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

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

John Aland
Assistant Professor of Accounting
BBA, University of Notre Dame
PhD, University of Michigan, anticipated 2021
CPA, Pennsylvania

Heather Baiye
Instructor of the Practice of Accounting
BBA, MBA, Loyola University Maryland
CPA, Maryland

Katsiaryna Bardos
Chair, Finance Department
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
BS, Binghamton University (SUNY)
PhD, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
CPA, New York

Scott M. Brenner
Instructor of the Practice of Accounting
BS, Syracuse University
MBA, Fairfield 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

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 of Management
BS, United States Naval Academy
MS, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
PhD, Pace University

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

Ahmed Ebrahim
Associate Professor of Accounting
BS, MS, Mansoura University, Egypt
MBA, PhD, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
CPA, Connecticut

Yifeng (Felix) Fan
Assistant Professor of Management
BS, Southwestern University of Finance and Economics
MPhil, Erasmus University Rotterdam
PhD, Georgia Institute of Technology

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

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

Christopher J. Hamer
Instructor of the Practice of Management
BBA, University of Texas
MS, SUNY Albany

Xin James He
Professor of Analytics
BS, Zhejiang University, China
MBA, University of Shanghai for Science and 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 Analytics
Director of Entrepreneurial Program
BS, MS, PhD, University of Virginia

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

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

Susan Kibe
Visiting Assistant Professor of Economics
BS, Kenyatta University, Nairobi, Kenya
MBA, United States International 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 Analytics
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

Lin Lu
Assistant Professor of Analytics
BA, BBA, Communication University of China
MA, PhD, Auburn University

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

Julie Marella
Instructor of the Practice of Marketing
BS, Sacred Heart University
MS, Fairfield 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
BS, MBA, Fordham University
PhD, University of Connecticut, CGMA
CPA, Connecticut

Philip Maymin
Associate Professor of the Practice of Analytics
BA, MS, Harvard University

John McDermott
Associate Professor of Finance
BS, U.S. Coast Guard Academy
MBA, Columbia University
PhD, University of Connecticut

Michael B. McDonald
Associate 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 of Accounting
Director, Graduate Accounting Programs
BS, Birmingham-Southern College
MS, The University of Alabama
CPA, Connecticut

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

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

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

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

Titos E. Ritsatos
Assistant Professor of the Practice
BA, University of Piraeus (Greece)
MA, Athens University of Economics and Business (Greece)
MBA, PhD, University of Connecticut

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 the Patrick J. Waide Center for Applied Ethics
Associate Professor of Ethics

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

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

Hedieh Shadmani
Associate 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

Lisa Stafford
Instructor of the Practice of Management
BS, Babson College
MBA, Bryant College

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

Yaqin Sun
Assistant Professor of Analytics
BS, Bridgewater State College
PhD, Drexel University

Jie Tao
Associate Professor of Analytics
BS, Hefei University for Science and Technology, China
MS, University of Shanghai for Science and Technology, China
PhD, Dakota State University

Kristen Tharrington
Instructor of the Practice of Accounting
BBA, University of Notre Dame
MS, Fairfield University
CPA, New York

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

Stanislav Vavilov
Assistant Professor of Management
BS, MSc, Moscow State University, Russia
MBA, Yale University
PhD, University of Massachusetts Boston

Vishnu Vinekar
Associate Professor of Analytics
BS, Manipal Institute of Technology, India
MS, Texas A&M International University
PhD, University of Texas at Arlington

Annie Witte
Assistant Professor of Accounting
BS, Bentley University
PhD, Bentley University
CPA, Colorado (inactive)

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

Bruce Bradford
Associate Professor of Accounting, Emeritus

James A. Buss
Professor of Economics, Emeritus

J. Michael Cavanaugh
Associate Professor of Management, Emeritus

Edward J. Deak
Professor of Economics, Emeritus

Catherine Connelly Giapponi
Associate Professor of Management, Emerita

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

Patricia Poli
Associate Professor of Accounting, Emerita

Norman A. Solomon
Professor of Management, Former Dean, 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
Managing Director - Portfolio Manager
Crestwood Advisors

Michael Archbold '82
CEO of GNC and Talbots (Retired)
The Council for Inclusive Capitalism of the Vatican

Michael Bentivegna '82
Vice-President, Commercial Development (Retired)
Zoetis Inc.

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

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

William Curley '83
Strategic Advisor to the Managing Board
ING Group - Amsterdam

Hugh Davis ’95
Co-President
Dynata

Sue Davis-Gillis MBA'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

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

Elaine Hughes
CEO
EA Hughes & Co., Division of Solomon Page

Ursula Hurley '04
Vice-President and Treasurer
JetBlue Airways

Adrienne A. Johnson '91
Managing Director, Chief Transformation Officer
Equitable

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

Kelly Lafnitzegger '89
Vice President Human Resources
GE Power & Water

Thomas Luglio '86
Managing Director
Credit Suisse Securities

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

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, Business Transformation
Mastercard International

Tom Sciametta '96
Partner
Ernst & Young, LLP

Steven Siwinski '92
Partner
High Road Capital Partners

Colleen Tycz '04
Senior Vice President, Head of Retirement and Insurance Strategic Accounts
Franklin Templeton

Kevin Walsh '82
Managing Director, Power and Renewable Energy (Retired)
GE Energy Financial Services

Joseph F. Walton '75
Board Member (retired SVP EMC)
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