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THOMAS R. MILLER, Ph.D., Associate Dean for Administration and Faculty
LLOYD DEMAR BROOKS, Ed.D., Interim Associate Dean for Academic Programs and Research
SHELLEY BENNETT, M.A., Director of Undergraduate Advising
MARY J. JOHNSON, B.S.Ed., Honors Student Advisor/Scheduling Coordinator
FELICIA RODDY-JACKSON, M.A., Graduation Analyst


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LESLIE I. ADAH (2014), Instructor: B.S., 1986, M.S., 1988, Jackson State University; C.P.A., 2001, Mississippi
CHARLES D. BAILEY (2003), Professor: B.B.A., 1969, M.B.A. 1973, M.P.A., 1980, Ph.D. 1981, Georgia State University; C.M.A., 1980
JOSHUA A. COYNE (2014), Assistant Professor: B.S., M.Acc., 2010, Brigham Young University; Ph.D.,  2014, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
KENNETH R. LAMBERT (1982), Professor: B.S.B.A. 1968, Southeast Missouri State University; M.B.A., 1972, Ph.D. 1976, University of Arkansas
CRAIG J. LANGSTRAAT (1987), Professor: B.S., 1972, Arizona State University; J.D., 1978, Arizona State University College of Law; LL.M., 1982, University of San Diego School of Law; C.P.A., 1974, Arizona
JAMES M. LUKAWITZ (1989), Associate Professor: B.S., 1983, Ph.D., 1989, Florida State University; C.P.A., 1985, Florida
JOHN M. MALLOY (1988), Professor, Interim Director: B.B.A., 1961, M.B.A., 1966, Southern Methodist University; Ph.D., 1970, Louisiana State University; J.D., 1974, Salmon P. Chase School of Law of North Kentucky University; C.P.A., 1965, Texas; Member of Ohio Bar, 1974
PETER L. McMICKLE (1978), Professor: B.B.A. 1967, Memphis State University; M.A., 1969; Ph.D., 1977, University of Alabama; C.P.A., 1970, Tennessee
LARRY MOORE (1987), Associate Professor: B.A., 1971, Vanderbilt University; M.A., 1974, Memphis State University; J.D., 1976, Washington University
PHILLIP K. NJOROGE (2014), Instructor: B.A., 2008, M.A., 2010, Middle Tennessee State University; M.S., 2011, University of Memphis
DARRYL V. POOLE (2011), Instructor: B.S., 1968, Bentley University; S.M., 1973, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
ZABIHOLLAH REZAEE (2001), Professor and Thompson-Hill Chair of Excellence in Accounting: B.S., 1976, Iranian Institute of Advanced Accounting; M.B.A., 1980, Tarleton State University; Ph.D., 1985, University of Mississippi
CHARLENE P. SPICELAND (2008), Instructor: B.A., 1983, University of Mississippi; M.Ed., 1987, M.S., 2000, University of Memphis, C.P.A., C.M.A., Tennessee
J. DAVID SPICELAND (1981), Professor: B.S., 1971, University of Tennessee; M.B.A., 1972, Southern Illinois University; Ph.D. 1976, University of Arkansas; C.P.A., 1975, Arkansas, 1976, Louisiana
KENTON B. WALKER (2014), Professor, Director: B.B.A., 1974, M.S., 1978, University of Wisconsin-Whitewater; Ph.D., Texas A&M University
IRVIN LEE TANKERSLEY (1973), Associate Professor: B.B.A., 1967, Memphis State University; J.D., 1972, Tulane University
JOSEPH H. ZHANG (2012), Assistant Professor: B.S., 1996, Zhejiang University; M.S., 2004, M.A., 2006, C.P.A., University of Illinois; Ph.D., 2012, Louisiana State University


CARMEN ASTORNE-FIGARI (2012), Assistant Professor: B.S., 2002, Universidad del Pacifico; M.A., 2008, Ph.D., 2012, Washington University in St. Louis
DOUGLAS A. CAMPBELL (2006), Instructor: B.S., 1994, University of Tennessee; Ph.D., 2006, Georgia State University
CYRIL F. CHANG (1981), Professor: B.A., 1969, National Chengchi University; M.A., 1972, Memphis State University; Ph.D., 1979, University of Virginia
JOHN E. GNUSCHKE (1976), Professor; Director, Center for Manpower Studies and Bureau of Business and Economic Research: B.S., 1969, Utah State University; M.A., 1971, Ph.D., 1975, University of Missouri
MICHAEL J. GOOTZEIT (1975), Professor: B.S., 1961, City College of New York; M.A., 1963, Ph.D., 1966, Purdue University
ANDREW J. HUSSEY (2006), Associate Professor: B.A., 2000, St. Olaf University; M.A., 2001, Ph.D., 2006, Duke University
DAVID M. KEMME (1994), Professor, Shelby County / William N. Morris Chair of Excellence in International Economics: B.A., 1973, Miami University; M.A., 1975, Ph.D., 1980, Ohio State University
JOONHYUNG LEE (2012), Assistant Professor: B.A., 2002, Korea University; Ph.D., 2009, University of Texas at Austin
JOSE JOAQUIN LOPEZ (2014), Assistant Professor: B.A., 2002, Universidad Autonoma de Nuevo, Mexico; Ph.D., 2014, University of Chicago
ALBERT A. OKUNADE (1987), Professor: B.S., 1980; M.S., M.B.A., 1982, Wright State University; Ph.D., 1986, University of Arkansas
WILLIAM T. SMITH (1993), Professor, Chair: B.A., 1979, American College in Paris; M.A., 1980, University of Miami; Ph.D., 1987, University of Virginia
JAMIN D. SPEER (2014), Assistant Professor: B.A., 2007, Vanderbilt University; M.A., 2009, M.Phil., 2011, Ph.D., 2014, Yale University

PANKAJ K. JAIN, Ph.D., Interim Chair

CHONGYAN CHEN (2014), Visiting Assistant Professor: M.B.A., 2007,Ph.D., 2009, University of Texas at Dallas
QUENTIN C. CHU (1984), Professor: B.S., 1977, National Chiao Tung University ; M.A.S., 1979, Ph.D., 1984, University of Illinois
RICHARD DENMAN EVANS (1978), Professor: B.A. 1970, M.A., 1971, Ph.D., 1974, University of Missouri
LEI GAO (2012), Assistant Professor: B.A.,  2000, Peking University; M.S., 2006, Michigan State University
PANKAJ K. JAIN (2002), Professor, Interim Chair: B.Com., 1993 Rajasthan University, India; M.B.A., 1995, Indian Institute of Management: L.LB., 1998, Bombay University; M.S., 2000, Ph.D., 2002, Indiana University
CHRISTINE X. JIANG (2001), Professor: B.S., 1984, Fudan University; M.S., 1998, Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Ph.D., 1992, Drexel University
STEVEN J. JORDAN (2012), Visiting Assistant Professor: B.S., University of Massachusetts; M.S., California Institute of Technology; Ph.D., 2006, Yale University
LESLIE R. MATHIS (2000), Instructor: B.A., 1983, Vanderbilt University; M.I.M., 1986 Thunderbird-Garvin School of International Management; M.A., 1997, University of New Orleans
THOMAS H. McINISH (1990), Professor, Wunderlich Chair of Excellence in Finance: B.A., 1968, Birmingham-Southern College; M.A., 1971, American University; Ph.D., 1978, University of Pittsburgh
SANDRA C. MORTAL (2008), Associate Professor: B.A., 1996, Universidade Catolica Portuguesa; M.B.A., 1998, University of Central Florida; Ph.D., 2003, University of Georgia
NAPOLEAN H. OVERTON (2010), Instructor: B.S., 1980 University of Tennessee at Knoxville; M.B.A., 1982, University of Memphis
C.S. PYUN (1970), Professor: B.A., 1950 Kyang Hee University; M.B.A., 1962, Miami University; Ph.D., 1966, University of Georgia
RONALD W. SPAHR (2005), Professor: B.S.M.E., 1966, South Dakota State University ; M.B.A., 1969, University of Southern California; Ph.D., 1976, University of Wisconsin
MARK A. SUNDERMAN (2008), Morris F. Fogelman Chair of Excellence in Real Estate: B.S., 1974,  M.S., 1976, Ph.D., 1986, University of Illinois at Urban-Champaign


LAURA L. ALDERSON (1999), Instructor: B.B.A., 1989, M.B.A., 1992, University of Mississippi
DAVID G. ALLEN (1998), Professor: B.S., 1991, M.S., 1993, Georgia Institute of Technology; Ph.D., 1999, Georgia State University
RABI S. BHAGAT (1990), Professor: B.S., 1969, Indian Institute of Technology; M.A., 1972, Xavier Labor Relations Institute; M.A., 1974, Ph.D., 1977, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
V. CAROL DANEHOWER (1989), Associate Professor: B.A. 1977, Hendrix College; M.A., 1978, University of Arkansas; D.B.A., 1987, University of Kentucky
BARBARA D. DAVIS (1994), Associate Professor: B.S. 1974, Knoxville College; M.A., 1975, University of Kentucky; Ed.D., 1990, Memphis State University
FRANCES H. FABIAN (2008), Associate Professor: A.B., 1983 Smith College; M.P.P., 1985, Harvard University; Ph.D., 1997, University of Texas at Austin
HAN JIANG (2014), Assistant Professor: M.Phil., 2009, Tulane University; Ph.D., 2014, Arizona State University
BENWARI L. KEDIA (1988), Professor, Wang Chair of Excellence in International Business: B.Comm., 1960, University of Rajasthan; LL.B., 1964, University of Bombay; M.B.A., 1966, Atlanta University; Ph.D., 1976, Case Western Reserve University
KIMBERLEE M. KEEF (2003), Instructor: B.A., 1976, M.B.A., 1980, Ph.D., 1987, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
THOMAS R. MILLER (1971), Professor, Associate Dean for Administration and Faculty: B.A., 1966, M.B.A., 1968, Ph.D., 1972, The Ohio State University
KELLY A. MOLLICA (2007), Instructor: B.S., 1983, Western Carolina University; M.S., 1989, University of Tennessee at Knoxville; Ph.D., 1997, The Pennsylvania State University
CHARLES A. PIERCE (2004), Professor, Chair: B.S. 1990, Syracuse University; M.A., 1992, Ph.D., 1995, University at Albany, State University of New York
ROBERT W. RENN (1989), Associate Professor: B.S., 1982, Kennesaw State College; M.S., 1984, Ph.D., 1989, Georgia State University
MARTHA D. ROBINSON (2007), Instructor: B.S., 1978, M.B.A., 1991, Tennessee State University; Ed.D., 2004, Vanderbilt University
ALEX L. RUBENSTEIN (2014), Assistant Professor: B.S., B.A., 2009, University of Washington; Ph.D., 2014, University of Florida
ROBERT R. TAYLOR (1983), Associate Professor: B.A., 1970, Rollins College; M.A., 1976, Ph.D., 1979, Louisiana State University
KATHY A. TUBERVILLE (2012), Instructor: B.S., 1978, M.S., 1982, Ed.D., 2014, University of Memphis
ROBERT ROEBUCK WIGGINS (2002), Associate Professor: A.B., 1975, Vassar College; M.B.A., 1977, Ph.D., 1995, University of Texas at Austin
PETER WRIGHT (1988), Professor, Chair of Excellence in Free Enterprise Management: B.A., 1969, Ohio State University; M.B.A., 1973, Ph.D., 1975, Louisiana State University


LLOYD DEMAR BROOKS (1971), Professor, Interim Associate Dean for Academic Programs and Research: B.S., 1964, Middle Tennessee State University; M.S., 1968, Ed.D. 1971, University of Tennessee
JUDITH COMPTON BROWN (1964), Assistant Professor: B.B.A., 1961, Memphis State University; M.S., 1962, University of Tennessee
JASBIR S. DHALIWAL (2005), Professor, Interim Vice Provost and Interim Dean of the Graduate School: B.S., 1982, University of Malaya; M.B.A., 1986, Ph.D., 1993, University of British Columbia
MARK L. GILLENSON (1995), Professor: B.S., 1969, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute; M.S., 1970, Ph.D., 1974, Ohio State University
WADE M. JACKSON (1985), Associate Professor: B.Sc., 1974, Lambuth College; M.B.A., 1976, Memphis State University; Ph.D., 1983, Texas A & M University
BRIAN D. JANZ (1995), Professor: B.E.E., 1984, M.B.A., 1987, Ph.D., 1995, University of Minnesota
WILLIAM J. KETTINGER (2007), Professor, FedEx Chair of Excellence in Management Information Systems: B.A., 1976, Northeastern University; M.P.A., 1991, University of Massachusetts; M.S., 1991, Ph.D., 1992, University of South Carolina
RICHARD KUMI (2014), Instructor: B.A., 1987, University of Ghana; M.A., 1992, Brock University; M.S., University of North Texas; Ph.D., University of Arkansas
EUNTAE TED LEE (1999), Associate Professor: B.S., 1984, Seoul National University; M.S., 1989, The Pennsylvania State University; Ph.D., 1996, University of Nebraska
JONG SEOK LEE (2013), Associate Professor: B.S., 2005, Soongsil University; M.S., 2008, Univeristy of Arizona; Ph.D., 2013, Georgia State University
ROBIN SUZANNE POSTON (2003), Associate Professor, Interim Chair: B.S., 1987, University of Pennsylvania; M.S., 1992, University of Central Florida; Ph.D., 2003, Michigan State University
SANDRA M. RICHARDSON (2006), Associate Professor: B.S., 1997, University of New Mexico; M.S., 2002, Texas Tech University; Ph.D., 2006, University of Central Florida
MARGARET R. SCHULTZ (2007), Instructor: B.A., 1979, University of Toledo; M.B.A., 1982, Cleveland State University; Ph.D., 2004, University of Memphis
JUDITH CANFIELD SIMON (1975), Professor: B.S., 1961, Oklahoma State University; M.B.A., 1969, West Texas State University; Ed.D., 1976, Oklahoma State University
THOMAS FRANKLIN STAFFORD (2001), Professor: B.A., 1982, University of Richmond; M.A., 1984, University of Florida; Ph.D., 1993, University of Georgia; Ph.D., 2001, University of Texas at Arlington
CHEN ZHANG (2007), Associate Professor: B.A., 1998 Beijing Normal University; M.B.A., 2000, Bowling Green State University; M.S., 2002, Wright State University; Ph.D., 2008, Purdue University


MEHDI M. AMINI (1988), Professor: B.A., 1976, Tehran University; M.B.A., 1979, University of North Texas; M.S., 1984, Ph.D., 1989, Southern Methodist University
EMIN BABAKUS (1985), Professor: B.A., 1968, Turkish Naval Academy; B.Sc., 1978, Istanbul University; M.A., 1981, M.S., 1982, Ph.D., 1985, University of Alabama
GREGORY W. BOLLER (1988), Associate Professor: B.S., 1982, M.S., 1984, Ph.D., 1988, Pennsylvania State University
ALAN J. BUSH (1988), Professor: B.A., 1976, Winona State University, M.B.A., 1978, Ph.D., 1983, Louisiana State University
MICHAEL J. CERVETTI (2007), Instructor: B.S., 1976, M.S., 1978, Ed.D., 1984, University of Memphis
ORRIN COOPER (2012), Assistant Professor: B.A., 2004, Utah Valley University; M.P.A., 2007, Brigham Young University; Ph.D., 2012, University of Pittsburgh
TRACY A. COSENZA (2013), Instructor: B.S., 2003, Christian Brothers University; M.B.A., 2005, University of Memphis; Ph.D., 2010, Auburn University
GEORGE D. DEITZ (2005), Associate Professor: B.A. 1988, B.S., 1988, M.S., 1991, West Virginia University, Ph.D., 2005, University of Alabama
RAJIV GROVER (2007), Professor, Sales and Marketing Chair of Excellence, Dean: B.Tech., 1975, M.B.A., 1977, Indian Institute of Technology; Ph.D., 1983, University of Massachusetts
ROGER D. ILES (2005), Instructor: B.S., 1992, Crichton College: M.B.A., 1997, University of Memphis
SHAWN R. JONES (2008), Assistant Professor: B.S., 1993, Miami University; M.S., 1999,Air Force Institute of Technology; Ph.D., 2008, Michigan State University
DALE F. KEHR (2000), Instructor: B.S.B., 1968, Emporia State University; M.B.A., 1971, Wichita State University
BALAJI C. KRISHNAN (1999), Associate Professor, Director of M.B.A. Programs: B.S., 1989, Marathwada University; M.M.S., 1991, University of Bombay; Ph.D., 1998, Louisiana State University
GENSHENG LIU (2006), Assistant Professor: B.Engr., 1996, M.Engr., 1998, Tsinghua University; Ph.D., 2007, University of Minnesota
SATISH MEHRA (1978), Professor: B.Sc., 1966, University of Delhi; B.ENGG., 1969, University of Poona; M.B.A, 1972, Ph.D., 1978, University of Georgia
MARY ANNA MICHAEL (2013), Instructor and Marketing Coordinator: B.S., 2008, University of Alabama; M.B.A., 2012, University of Memphis
ERNEST L. NICHOLS (1991), Associate Professor: B.A., 1980, University of Maine at Orono; M.B.A., 1985, Ph.D., 1993, Michigan State University
MICHAEL J. RACER (2004), Associate Professor: B.A., 1984, Rice University , M.S., 1986, Ph.D., 1990, University of California – Berkeley .
DANIEL L. SHERRELL (1995), Professor: B.S., 1973, M.B.A, 1974, Auburn University; Ph.D., 1980, University of South Carolina
MARLA ROYNE STAFFORD (2001), Professor, Chair: B.A., 1981, University of Arizona; M.B.A., 1988, Rollins College; Ph.D., 1993, University of Georgia
JEFFREY R. THIEME (2003), Associate Professor: B.S., 1989, M.B.A., 1992, University of Missouri – Columbia , Ph.D., 1998, Michigan State University
ADRIENNE ZAITZ (2011), Instructor: B.A., 1972, City University of New York; M.A., 1977, New York University; M.B.A., 1981, Adelphi University