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College of Business Administration


College of Business Administration
P.O. Box 5190 Kent State University
Kent, OH 44242-0001
Web: business.kent.edu
Fax: 330-672-3381

 

Advising Offices:
Undergraduate Programs Office:
Room 107, Business Administration Building
Telephone: 330-672-2872

Graduate Programs Office:
Room A310, Business Administration Building
Telephone: 330-672-2282
email: gradbus@kent.edu

 

Mission Statement

Our mission is to create knowledge and to educate undergraduate, master's and doctoral students. We provide opportunities for students to learn and develop their skills by applying knowledge to business problems through traditional and experiential learning, while adding value to the region and the world beyond our campuses. We accomplish our mission through a balanced collective engagement in rigorous and relevant research and teaching. 

Department of Accounting
  • ALAM, PERVAIZ (1985) Professor, Ph.D., University of Houston, 1984
  • ALTIERI, MARK P. (1992) Professor, LL.M., New York University, 1982
  • FANG, SHUNLAN (2014) Assistant Professor, Ph.D., Temple University, 2013
  • HINKEL, TIMOTHY (2013) Assistant Professor, Ph.D., University of Arizona, 2013
  • HOFFMAN, BENJAMIN W. (2012) Assistant Professor
  • LAKSMANA, INDRARINI (2004) Associate Professor, Ph.D., Georgia State University, 2004
  • LI, WEI (2006) Associate Professor, M.B.A., Washington State University, 2001
  • MALBASA, MALINDA B. (2009) Assistant Professor, M.Tax., University of Akron, 1995
  • ROSE, JOHN M. (2003) Lecturer, M.B.A., Kent State University,1994
  • SELLERS, R. DREW (2011) Assistant Professor, D.M., Case Western Reserve University, 2008
  • TIETZ, WENDY M. (2000) Professor, Ph.D., Kent State University, 2007
  • ZUCCA, LINDA J. (1988) Associate Professor and Department Chair, Ph.D., Case Western Reserve University, 1989
Department of Economics
  • BARNETTE, JUSTIN (2011) Assistant Professor, Ph.D., University of Minnesota-Twin Cities, 2012
  • BOLCHALK, JAMES R. (2006) Associate Professor, Ph.D., University of Akron, 1996
  • DECHENAUX, EMMANUEL (2004) Associate Professor, Ph.D., Purdue University, 2004
  • EL-BAHNASAWY, NASR G. (2007) Assistant Professor, Ph.D., Colorado State University, 2008
  • ELLIS, MICHAEL A. (1990) Associate Professor, Ph.D., Texas A&M University, 1991
  • ENGELHARDT, LUCAS M. (2010), Assistant Professor, Ph.D., The Ohio State University, 2010
  • GREENHALGH-STANLEY, NADIA (2009) Associate Professor, Ph.D., Syracuse University, 2009
  • HARRIS, JEREMIAH R. (2014) Assistant Professor, Ph.D., Purdue University, 2014
  • HAYDUK, IRYNA (2014), Assistant Professor (2014) Ph.D., University of Houston, 2014
  • JOHNSON, ERIC D. (2005) Associate Professor
  • KANG, WENSHENG (2009) Associate Professor, Ph.D., University of Missouri, 2009
  • LEONTIEVA, LUDMILA (2007) Lecturer
  • LIU, DANDAN (2008) Associate Professor, Ph.D., Texas A&M University, 2005
  • MUKHERJEE, DEEPRAJ (2012) Assistant Professor, Ph.D., University of Memphis, 2010
  • PARK, JOOYOUN (2009) Assistant Professor, Ph.D., University of Michigan, 2009
  • REYNOLDS, CURTIS LOCKWOOD (2007) Associate Professor, Ph.D., University of Michigan, 2007
  • ROHLIN, SHAWN M. (2012) Associate Professor
  • WILLIAMS, DONALD R. (1983) Professor and Department Chair, Ph.D., Northwestern University, 1984
  • WILSON, KATHRYN S. (1996) Professor, Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1996
Department of Finance
  • BARAN, LINDSAY C. (2011) Assistant Professor, Ph.D., University of North Carolina-Charlotte, 2010
  • BEIER, LOIS J. (1985) Associate Professor, J.D., University of Akron, 1980
  • DENNIS, STEVEN A. (2014) Professor and Department Chair, Ph.D., University of Kentucky, 1993
  • DUMPE, DAVID A. (1991) Associate Professor, Ph.D., Kent State University, 1996
  • MUTHUSWAMY, JAYARAM (2007) Associate Professor, Ph.D., University of Chicago, 1990
  • PU, XIAOLING X. (2008) Associate Professor, Ph.D., University of Massachusetts-Amherst, 2008
  • SHYNKEVICH, ANDREI (2009) Associate Professor, Ph.D., Louisiana State University, 2009
  • THORNTON, JOHN H. (1999) Associate Professor, Ph.D., Georgia State University, 1999
  • VIA, MARC (2014) Assistant Professor, Ph.D., University of Alabama, 2014
Department of Management and Information Systems
  • AKPAN, IKPE A. (2012) Assistant Professor, Ph.D., Lancaster University, 2006
  • ANTENUCCI, ROBERT P. (2005) Assistant Professor, Ph.D., Kent State University, 2013
  • ARIKAN, ASLI M. (2014) Assistant Professor, Ph.D., The Ohio State University, 2004
  • ARIKAN, ILGAZ (2014) Assistant Professor
  • BERARDI, VICTOR L. (1993) Associate Professor, Ph.D., Kent State University, 1998
  • BLUNDELL, GREGORY E. (2001) Associate Professor, Ph.D., Kent State University, 2015
  • BRANDYBERRY, ALAN A. (2000) Associate Professor, Ph.D., University of Illinois-Urbana-Champaign, 1985
  • DATTA, PRATIM (2007) Associate Professor, Ph.D., Louisiana State University, 2003
  • DERUBERTIS, DIANE E. (2008) Lecturer, M.Ed., Kent State University, 1983
  • DUBOIS, CATHY L. (1992) Associate Professor and College Associate Dean, Ph.D., University of Minnesota-Twin Cities, 1991
  • DRAGAN, NATALIA (2003) Assistant Professor, Ph.D., Kent State University, 2010
  • DUCHON, MICHAEL S. (2000) Assistant Professor, Ed.D., Nova Southeastern University, 2012
  • GOMEZ, CLAUDIA (2013) Assistant Professor, Ph.D., New Mexico State University, 2012
  • GUIFFRIDA, ALFRED L. (2006) Associate Professor, Ph.D., State University of New York-Buffalo, 2005
  • HOGUE, MARY B. (2001) Associate Professor, Ph.D., University of Akron, 2000
  • KNAPP, DEBORAH K. (1992) Associate Professor, Ph.D., Kent State University, 1994
  • KWAK, DONG-HEON (2014) Assistant Professor, Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, 2014
  • LANDINGHAM, VELVET L. (2004) Associate Professor, Ph.D., Case Western Reserve University, 2004
  • LEVANSHINA, JULIA (2008) Associate Professor, Ph.D. Purdue University, 2005
  • OFFODILE, ONYEBUCHI FELIX (1988) Professor and Department Chair, Ph.D., Texas Tech University, 1984
  • PATUWO, B. EDDY (1988) Professor, Ph.D., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 1989
  • POLITES, GRETA L. (2012) Assistant Professor
  • PORR, DEAN A. (2004) Assistant Professor, Ph.D., Regent University, 2004
  • RICZO, STEVE (2014) Lecturer, M.H.A., Xavier University, 1982
  • SHANKER, MURALI S. (1990) Professor
  • STEINBERG, GEOFFREY (1991) Associate Professor, Ph.D., Temple University, 1991
  • STIRBENS, KATHLEEN A. (1993) Associate Lecturer, M.B.A., Indiana University of Pennsylvania, 1984
  • WHITMORE, MARK D. (2011) Assistant Professor, Ph.D., The Ohio State University, 1985
Department of Marketing and Entrepreneurship
  • ANOKHIN, SERGEY A. (2002) Associate Professor, Ph.D., Case Western Reserve University, 2006
  • BRIDGES, EILEEN (1994) Professor, Ph.D., Northwestern University, 1987
  • CAMPBELL, COLIN (2013) Assistant Professor, Ph.D., Simon Fraser University, 2011
  • DANIELS, ELLEN P. (1981) Lecturer, M.B.A., Kent State University, 1986
  • EASTERLING, DENISE M. (2009) Lecturer, M.B.A., Ashland University, 2006
  • GRIMM, PAMELA E. (1992) Associate Professor and Department Chair, Ph.D., State University of New York at Buffalo, 1993
  • GROENING, CHRISTOPHER (2013) Assistant Professor
  • HEIDLER, MARY R. (2011) Lecturer, M.B.A., American University, 1995
  • HISRICH, ROBERT D. (2015) Professor and College Associate Dean, Ph.D., University of Cincinnati, 1971
  • HOWELL, WILLAM P. (1986) Assistant Professor, Ph.D., Kent State University, 1996
  • JEWELL, ROBERT D. (2004) Professor and Department Chair, Ph.D., Ohio University, 1999
  • MARKS, LAWRENCE J. (1986) Associate Professor
  • MAYO, MICHAEL A. (1985) Associate Professor
  • SOKIRA, WALTER J. (2003) Lecturer, M.B.A., Kent State University, 1991
  • STETTLER, TATIANA R. (2015) Assistant Professor, Ph.D., University of Bern, 2014
  • THACKER, DONALD (1998) Associate Lecturer, M.B.A., Kent State University, 1996
  • WANG, TUO (2004) Associate Professor, Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh, 2004
  • WIGGINS JOHNSON, JENNIFER A. (2006) Associate Professor, Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2006
  • ZAMARY, CRAIG J. (2008) Lecturer, M.B.A., Kent State University, 2012
  • ZAMUDIO MICHELSEN, CESAR A. (2013) Assistant Professor, Ph.D., University of Texas-Dallas, 2013