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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: 330-672-4043

 

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

The Kent State University College of Business Administration fulfill their charge from the university and the state of Ohio by providing high-quality undergraduate, graduate and executive programs by engaging in a combination of instructional, research and scholarship, and service activities. While selected graduate programs encompass national and international clienteles, our programs primarily serve the citizens of Northeast Ohio. For selected graduate programs, the geographical sphere encompasses national and international clienteles.

Department of Accounting
  • ALAM, PERVAIZ (1985) Professor, CPA, Ph.D., University of Houston (Downtown), 1984
  • ALTIERI, MARK P. (1992) Professor, CPA, CFP, CMA
  • FANG, SHUNLAN (2014) Assistant Professor, Ph.D., Temple University, 2013
  • FORST, ARNO (2009) Assistant Professor, Ph.D., Virginia Commonwealth University, 2009
  • HINKEL, TIMOTHY (2013) Assistant Professor, Ph.D., University of Arizona, 2013
  • HOFFMAN, BENJAMIN W. (2012) Assistant Professor
  • LAKSMANA, INDRARINI (2004) Associate Professor
  • LI, WEI (2006) Associate Professor, CPA
  • MALBASA, MALINDA B. (2009) Assistant Professor, University of Akron, 1995
  • ROSE, JOHN M. (2003) Lecturer, CPA, MBA, Kent State University,1994
  • SELLERS, R. DREW (2011) Assistant Professor, B.A., Kent State University, 1980
  • TIETZ, WENDY M. (2000) Professor, CPA, CMA, Ph.D., Kent State University, 2007
  • ZUCCA, LINDA J. (1988) Chairperson, CPA
Department of Economics
  • BARNETTE, JUSTIN (2011) Assistant Professor, Ph.D., University of Minnesota (Twin Cities), 2012
  • DECHENAUX, EMMANUEL (2004) Associate Professor
  • EL-BAHNASAWY, NASR G. (2007) Assistant Professor, Ph.D., Colorado State University, 2008
  • ELLIS, MICHAEL A. (1990) Associate Professor
  • GREENHALGH-STANLEY, NADIA (2009) Associate Professor, Ph.D., Syracuse University, 2009
  • HARRIS, JEREMIAH R. (2014) Assistant Professor, Ph.D., Purdue University, 2014
  • JOHNSON, ERIC D. (2005) Associate Professor
  • LEONTIEVA, LUDMILA (2007) Lecturer
  • LIU, DANDAN (2008) Associate Professor, Ph.D., Texas A&M University (Main Campus), 2005
  • PARK, JOOYOUN (2009) Assistant Professor, Ph.D., University of Michigan (Ann Arbor), 2009
  • REYNOLDS, C. LOCKWOOD (2007) Associate Professor, Ph.D., University of Michigan (Ann Arbor), 2007
  • ROHLIN, SHAWN (2012) Associate Professor
  • WILLIAMS, DONALD R. (1983) Chairperson
  • 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., The University of Akron, 1980
  • DENNIS, STEVEN A. (2014) Chairperson, 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/A&M (Baton Rouge), 2009
  • THORNTON, JOHN H. (1999) Associate Professor
  • VIA, MARC (2014) Assistant Professor, Ph.D. University of Alabama, 2014
Department of Management and Information Systems
  • ARIKAN, ASLI M. (2014) Assistant Professor, Ph.D., The Ohio State University, 2004
  • ARIKAN, ILGAZ (2014) Assistant Professor
  • BRANDYBERRY, ALAN A. (2000) Associate Professor, Ph.D., Southern Illinois University (Carbondale), 1995
  • DATTA, PRATIM (2007) Associate Professor, Ph.D., Louisiana State University/A&M (Baton Rouge), 2003
  • DERUBERTIS, DIANE E. (2008) Lecturer, M.Ed., Kent State University, 1983
  • DUBOIS, CATHY L. (1992) Associate Dean
  • DRAGAN, NATALIA (2003) Assistant Professor, Ph.D., Kent State University, 2010
  • DUCHON, MICHAEL S. (2000) Assistant Professor, Ed.D., Nova Southeastern University, 2012
  • GUIFFRIDA, ALFRED L. (2006) Associate Professor
  • HOGUE, MARY B. (2001) Associate Professor, B.A., Kent State University, 1998
  • 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
  • LEVANSHINA, JULIA (2008) Associate Professor, Ph.D. Purdue University, 2005
  • OFFODILE, O. FELIX (1988) Chairperson, Ph.D.
  • PATUWO, B. EDDY (1988) Professor
  • POLITES, GRETA L. (2012) Assistant Professor
  • PORR, DEAN A. (2004) Assistant Professor
  • RICZO, STEVE (2014) Lecturer, Xavier University (1982)
  • SHANKER, MURALI S. (1990) Professor
  • SMAS, M. J. (1998) Associate Lecturer, MBA, Pepperdine University, 1981
  • STEINBERG, GEOFFREY (1991) Associate Professor, Ph.D.
  • WHITMORE, MARK D. (2011) Assistant Professor, Ph.D., The Ohio State University, 1985
Department of Marketing and Entrepreneurship
  • ANOKHIN, SERGEY A. (2002) Interim Director, 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
  • EASTERLING, DENISE M. (2009) Lecturer, MBA, Ashland University, 2006
  • GRIMM, PAMELA E. (1992) Associate Professor
  • GROENING, CHRISTOPHER (2013) Assistant Professor
  • HEIDLER, MARY R. (2011) Lecturer, MBA American University, 1995
  • HOWELL, WILLAM P. (1986) Lecturer, Ph.D., Kent State University, 1996
  • JEWELL, ROBERT D. (2004) Interim Chairperson, Ph.D.
  • MARKS, LAWRENCE J. (1986) Associate Professor
  • MAYO, MICHAEL A. (1985) Associate Professor
  • SOKIRA, WALTER J. (2003) Lecturer, MBA, Kent State University, 1991
  • STETTLER, TATIANA R. (2015) Assistant Professor
  • WANG, TUO (2004) Associate Professor
  • WIGGINS JOHNSON, JENNIFER A. (2006) Associate Professor, Ph.D., University of Wisconsin (Madison), 2006
  • ZAMARY, CRAIG J. (2008) Lecturer, MBA, Kent State University, 2012
  • ZAMUDIO MICHELSEN, CESAR A. (2013) Assistant Professor, Ph.D., University of Texas (Dallas), 2013