College of Business Administration

College of Business Administration
Business Administration Building
Kent Campus
330-672-2772
business.kent.edu


Academic Advising Offices

Undergraduate
107 Business Administration Building
Kent Campus
330-672-2872
advisingbus@kent.edu
business.kent.edu/current#Academic%20Advisng

Graduate
A310 Business Administration Building
Kent Campus
330-672-2282
gradbus@kent.edu

Description

The mission of the College of Business Administration is to provide global impact through innovative education, leading research, and meaningful engagement with the business community. We are guided by our core values of respect, ethics, collaboration and a sense of purpose in all we do.

The College of Business Administration has three centers (Center for Entrepreneurship & Business Innovation, Center for Information Systems and Global Management Center) and offers comprehensive business education from bachelor's to doctoral degrees. Its approach to education blends classroom instruction, experiential learning and education abroad to produce graduates that are exceptionally well prepared for the challenges of a global economy.

The College of Business Administration is dually accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) in business and accounting.

Departments

Undergraduate

Minors

Undergraduate Certificate

Graduate Programs

Graduate Programs - Dual Degrees

College of Business Administration Faculty

    Department of Accounting Faculty

    • Alam, Pervaiz (1985), Professor, Ph.D, University of Houston, 1984
    • Altieri, Mark P. (1992), Professor, L.L.M., New York University, 1982
    • Bolchalk, James R. (2006), Associate Professor, Ph.D., University of Akron, 1996
    • 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
    • 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 Chair, Ph.D., Case Western Reserve University, 1989

    Department of Economics Faculty

    • Barnette, Justin (2011), Assistant Professor, Ph.D., University of Minnesota-Twin Cities, 2012
    • 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, 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 Faculty

    • 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 Information Systems Faculty

    • Akpan, Ikpe A. (2012), Assistant Professor, Ph.D., Lancaster University, 2006
    • Antenucci, Robert P. (2010), 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
    • Dragan, Natalia (2003), Assistant Professor, Ph.D., Kent State University, 2010
    • Dubois, Cathy L. (1992), Associate Professor and Associate College Dean, Ph.D., University of Minnesota-Twin Cities, 1991
    • 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 at 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, Eddy B. (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 Faculty

    • 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, 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, William 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. (1986), Associate Professor
    • Sokira, Walter J. (2003), Lecturer, M.B.A., Kent State University, 1991
    • Stettler, Tatiana (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