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Undergraduate Catalog 2008-09


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College of Business

Frederick D. Niswander, W. Howard Rooks Distinguished Professor and Dean
(BBA, Idaho State University; PhD, Texas A & M University)
Stanley G. Eakins, Professor and Associate Dean
(BS, Washington State University; MBA, University of Alaska, Fairbanks; PhD, Arizona State University)
James Westmoreland, Associate Dean for External Affairs
(BS, MA, East Carolina University; EdD, NC State University)
Richard L. Kerns, Professor and Associate Dean
(BS, University of Kansas; MBA, East Carolina University; PhD, University of Virginia)
Margaret T. O’Hara, Associate Professor and Assistant Dean
(BS, Seton Hall University; PhD, University of Georgia)
Paul H. Schwager, Associate Professor and Assistant Dean for Assessment, Accreditation, and Curriculum
(BA, Palm Beach Atlantic College; MBA, Florida Atlantic University; PhD, Auburn University)
Anne K. Bogey, Director of Professional Programs, Teaching Instructor
(BSA, MBA, East Carolina University)
James H. Bearden, Professor and Director, BB&T Center for Leadership Development
(BS, Centenary College; MA, East Carolina University; PhD, University of Alabama)
James W. Kleckley, Director of Business Bureau Research/Lecturer
(BS, PhD, University of South Carolina)

Department of Accounting

Dan L. Schisler, Professor and Chairperson, Department of Accounting
(BS, Southeastern Louisiana University; MBA, Auburn University; PhD, Memphis State University)
Rose L. Bailey, Assistant Professor
BSBA, Appalachian State University; JD, St. Mary’s University School of Law; LLM, New York University School of Law)
Rachel A. Brassine, Teaching Instructor
(BSA, MSA, East Carolina University)
John Calvin Christian, Jr., Associate Professor
(BAccy, University of Mississippi; PhD, Florida State University)
Denise Dickins, Assistant Professor
(BS, Florida State University; PhD, Florida Atlantic University)
Edwin A. Doty, Jr., Associate Professor
(BA, MBA, PhD, University of Massachusetts)
Kimberly M. Everett, Teaching Instructor
(BSA, MSA, East Carolina University)
Joseph M. Hagan, Associate Professor
(BBA, MA, University of Georgia; PhD, Georgia State University)
James M. Kohlmeyer, Associate Professor
(BA, Cedarville University; MBA, Northern Illinois University; PhD, University of South Florida)
Malcolm H. Lathan, Jr; Teaching Associate Professor
(BS, University of NC Chapel Hill; MBA, Duke University; PhD, University of NC Chapel Hill)
Mark G. McCarthy, Professor
(BS, MBA, PhD, University of South Carolina; CPA, South Carolina)
Brian A. O’Doherty, Associate Professor
(BEc, The University of Sydney; MA, PhD, University of Florida)
Dennis M. O’Reilly, Associate Professor
(BS, University Alabama; MS, University Alabama; PhD, University of South Carolina)
John T. Reisch, Associate Professor
(BS, University of Virginia; MAccy, University of Alabama; PhD, University of South Carolina)
Michele H. Reisch, Teaching Instructor
(BSBA, Mary Washington College; MBA, Florida Atlantic University)
Audrey Scarlata, Assistant Professor
(BBA, Morehead State University; MBA, Morehead State University)
Debra Schisler, Teaching Instructor
(BSA, Southeastern Louisiana University; MSA, Auburn University)
Douglas K. Schneider, Professor
(BS, Bentley College; MS, University of Virginia; PhD, University of Georgia)
Jan S. Workman, Teaching Instructor
(BS, Tennessee Technological University; MBA, East Carolina University)

Department of Finance

Scott D. Below, Associate Professor and Chairperson, Department of Finance
(BS, MS, South Dakota State University; PhD, University of Kentucky)
Jaclyn Beierlein, Assistant Professor
(BS, Georgetown University; PhD, University of Utah)
Eli Beracha, Assistant Professor
(BS, University of Kansas; MA, University of Kansas; PhD, University of Kansas)
James F. Buck, Associate Professor
(BSBA, East Carolina University; MBA, DBA, Florida State University)
Kaysia Campbell, Assistant Professor
(BS, University of the West Indies; PhD, Georgia State University)
Brett Cotten, Assistant Professor
(BS, University of Georgia; MBA, Georgia State University; PhD, Florida State University)
Ralph W. Flanary, Teaching Instructor
(BA, Methodist College; MBA, East Carolina University)
Charmaine Glegg, Assistant Professor
(BBA, MBA, PhD (ABD), Florida Atlantic University)
Oneil Harris, Instructor
(BS, Florida Atlantic University; MS, Florida Atlantic University)
James E. Holloway, Professor
(BS, North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University; MBA, East Carolina University; JD, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill)
Jack E. Karns, Professor
(BA, MS, MPA, Syracuse University; JD, Tulane University; LLM, Georgetown University; SJD, Loyola University)
Carol Moore, Teaching Associate Professor
(BA, Temple University; JD, Syracuse University College of Law)
Wanda Naylor, Teaching Associate Professor
(BS, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill; JD, North Carolina Central University)
James Nelson, Assistant Professor
(BBA, MBA, Western Michigan University; PhD, University of Arizona)
Robert S. Prati, Assistant Professor
(BA, Emory University; MBA, University of San Diego; ABD, Florida State University)
Nancy Ray, Teaching Associate Professor
(BA, Mary Baldwin College, JD, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill)
Frederick P. Schadler, Associate Professor
(BSBA, West Virginia University; MBA, University of North Carolina, Charlotte; PhD, University of South Carolina)
Samuel L. Tibbs, Assistant Professor
(BS, Thomas Edison State College; PhD, University of Tennessee)
Mark C. Weitzel, Teaching Instructor
(BS, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor; MBA, Loyola University of Chicago)

Department of Management

Joseph M. Tomkiewicz, Professor and Chairperson, Department of Management
(BSBA, Drexel University; MBA, PhD, Temple University)
Tope Adeyemi-Bello, Professor
(BS, MBA, Eastern Illinois University; PhD, University of Arkansas)
Joshua R. Aaron, Instructor
(BS, University of Alabama; MBA, PhD, University of Alabama)
Kenneth E. Bass, Professor
(BS, Mt. St. Michael School of Medical Technology; MBA, Louisiana State University; DBA, Louisiana Technical University)
John Davis, Teaching Instructor
(BS, MBA, East Carolina University)
Shanan G. Gibson, Assistant Professor
(BA, Armstrong Atlantic State University; MS, PhD, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University)
Anthony D. Gribble, Teaching Instructor
(BSBA, MBA, East Carolina University)
W. Lee Grubb III, Assistant Professor
(BA, Hampden-Sydney College; MBA, Averett University; PhD, Virginia Commonwealth University)
Michael L. Harris, Assistant Professor
(BSBA, MBA, East Carolina University; EdD, North Carolina State University)
Joanne M. Hartsell, Teaching Instructor
(BS, East Carolina University; MBA, East Carolina University)
Andrew O. Herdman, Assistant Professor
(BA, Pennsylvania State University; MA, Saint Francis University; PhD, Virginia Polytechnic & State University)
R. Eugene Hughes, Professor
(BA, Lenoir-Rhyne College; MSBA, University of North Carolina, Greensboro; DBA, University of Kentucky, Lexington)
Judith R. Hunt, Associate Professor
(BS, Temple University; BS, MBA, Fairleigh Dickinson University; PhD, University of Tennessee)
Joy Karriker, Assistant Professor
(BA, MBA, James Madison University; PhD, Virginia Commonwealth University)
William C. McDowell, Assistant Professor
(BS, Southwestern Christian University; MBA, California State University, Dominguez Hills; PhD, University of North Texas)
Amy McMillan-Capehart, Assistant Professor
(BA, San Diego State University; MBA, Mississippi College; DBA, Louisiana Tech University)
L. Melita Prati, Assistant Professor
(BS, PhD, Florida State University)
JoAnna Robinson, Teaching Instructor
(BSBA, MBA, East Carolina University)
Roy L. Simerly, Professor
(BS, University of Maryland; MS, Troy State University; PhD, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University)
James O. Smith, Jr., Associate Professor
(BS, University of Alabama; MA, PhD, University of Mississippi)
Stephen M. Sullivan, Teaching Instructor
(BS, Syracuse University; MBA, University of Connecticut)
Laura J. Stanley, Assistant Professor
(BS, MA, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill; PhD, University of Georgia)
John Toller, Teaching Instructor
(BA, University of Notre Dame; MS, University of Hartford)
Tiffiany Woodward, Teaching Instructor
(BSBA, MBA, East Carolina University)
Robert Zinko, Assistant Professor
(BA, Appalachian State University; MBA, University of NC Greensboro; PhD, Florida State University)

Department of Management Information Systems

Richard D. Hauser, Jr., Associate Professor and Chairperson, Department of Management Information Systems
(BA, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill; MBA, East Carolina University; PhD, Florida State University)
John H. Bradley, Associate Professor
(BS, Louisiana State University; MA, Criswell Bible Institute; MBA, PhD, University of Texas, Arlington)
Laura A. Eakins, Teaching Instructor
(BSBA, University of Alaska; MBA, Arizona State University)
John Howard, Teaching Instructor
(BSBA, East Carolina University, MBA, East Carolina University)
Brenda Lou Killingsworth, Associate Professor
(BSBA, MBA, East Carolina University; PhD, University of South Carolina)
Huigang Liang, Assistant Professor
(BS, China Pharmaceutical University; MS, China Pharmaceutical University; MS, Auburn University; PhD, Auburn University)
Crystal Lopez, Teaching Instructor
(BS, East Carolina University, MBA, East Carolina University)
Christine L. Mark, Teaching Instructor
(BSBA, University of Toledo; MS, University of Toledo)
Henry E. Newkirk, Associate Professor
(BS, North Carolina State University; MBA, East Carolina University; PhD, University of Kentucky, Lexington)
James Orr, Teaching Instructor
(BS, MBA, East Carolina University)
Ravi C. Paul, Associate Professor
(BS, Bangalore University; MS, PhD, Clemson University)
April Reed, Assistant Professor
(BA, BS, Roosevelt University; MBA, Ph.D., DePaul University)
Paul Russell, Teaching Instructor
(BSBA, East Carolina University; MBA, East Carolina University)
Paul H. Schwager, Associate Professor and Assistant Dean for Assessment, Accreditation, and Curriculum
(BA, Palm Beach Atlantic College; MBA, Florida Atlantic University; PhD, Auburn University)
Elaine D. Seeman, Associate Professor
(BA, Indiana University of Pennsylvania; MBA, East Carolina University; PhD, Indiana State University)
Joanie Tyson, Teaching Instructor
(BSBA, MBA, East Carolina University)
Claudia Van Salisbury, Teaching Instructor
(BSBA, East Carolina University; MBA, East Carolina University)
John Wall, Teaching Instructor
(BS, University of Maryland; MA, Central Michigan University)
Harold L. Wise, Teaching Instructor
(BSBA, East Carolina University; MS, University of Virginia)
William D. Wittman, Teaching Instructor
(BA, MA, University of North Dakota; MBA, East Carolina University)
Yajiong (Lucky) Xue, Assistant Professor
(BS, China Pharmaceutical University; MS, Auburn University; PhD, Auburn University)

Department of Marketing and Supply Chain Management

Kenneth Anselmi, Associate Professor and Chairperson, Department of Marketing and Supply Chain Management
(BBA, Eastern Michigan University; MBA, Arizona State University; PhD, University of Nebraska, Lincoln)
Robin Armstrong, Assistant Director Graduate Programs, Teaching Instructor
(BSBA, East Carolina University; MBA, East Carolina University)
Christy Ashley, Assistant Professor
(BS, Sacred Heart University; MBA, University of Miami; PhD, University of Rhode Island)
Terrance Boardman, Teaching Instructor
(BS, University of Wisconsin, Eau Claire; MBA, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee)
Jennifer Brezina, Teaching Instructor
(BA, University of NC Chapel Hill; MBA, East Carolina University)
Margaret M. Capen, Professor
(BA, PhD, University of South Carolina)
Haozhe Chen, Assistant Professor
(BA, Anhui University; MBA, University of Alabama; PhD, University of Oklahoma)
Reid P. Claxton, Associate Professor
(BA, Drury College; MBA, University of Evansville; PhD, University of Arkansas)
Margaret P. Conchar, Assistant Professor
(BSC, Diploma in Datametrics, University of South Africa; PhD, University of Georgia)
Richard E. Cook, Teaching Assistant Professor
(BS, PhD, Wayne State University; MS, Case Western Reserve; MBA, East Carolina University)
Scott Dellana, Associate Professor
(BS, University of Pittsburgh; MS, PhD, University of Missouri)
Susan K. DelVecchio, Associate Professor
(BA, University of Pittsburgh; MBA, University of North Carolina, Greensboro; PhD, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University)
Richard A. Gooner, Assistant Professor
(BS, U.S. Naval Academy; MBA, University of Virginia; PhD, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill)
Christopher Keller, Assistant Professor
(BS, Florida International University; MA, Indiana University; PhD, Indiana University; JD, University of Chicago)
John F. Kros, Associate Professor
(BBA, University of Texas; MBA, Santa Clara University; PhD, University of Virginia)
Jane M. Lang, Teaching Instructor
(BSBA, MBA, East Carolina University)
Kenneth R. MacLeod, Associate Professor
(BS, Georgia Institute of Technology; MBA, University of Notre Dame; PhD, University of South Carolina)
Enping Mai, Assistant Professor
(BS, Zhongshan University; MS, Indiana University of PA; MS, PhD, Syracuse University)
Roger P. McIntyre, Professor
(BSBA, Oregon State University; MBA, University of Portland; PhD, Arizona State University)
Havva J. Meric, Associate Professor
(BA, Ankara University, Turkey; MBA, George Washington University; PhD, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill)
Steven Scott Nadler, Assistant Professor
(BS, MBA, Central Missouri State University; PhD, University of Alabama)
Jason D. Oliver, Assistant Professor
(BS, Clemson University; MBA, PhD, University of Rhode Island)
Anthony J. Polito, Associate Professor
(BS, Radford University; MBA, Duke University; PhD, University of Georgia)
Thomas R. Robbins, Assistant Professor
(BS, Pennsylvania State University; MBA, Case Western Reserve University; PhD, Pennsylvania State University)
William Swart, Professor
(BS, Clemson University; MS, PhD, Georgia Institute of Technology)
Tracy L. Tuten, Associate Professor
(BS, MBA, East Carolina University; PhD, Virginia Commonwealth University)
Judy A. Wagner, Associate Professor
(BS, Northern Illinois University; MBA, University of Texas at Arlington; PhD, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University)
David A. West, Associate Professor
(BS, Clarkson University; MBA, University of Chicago; PhD, University of Rhode Island)
Tina Williams, Assistant Director Graduate Programs, Teaching Instructor
(MBA, East Carolina University)
Beverly Wright, Assistant Professor
(BBA, MS, PhD, Georgia State University)
James E. Zemanek, Jr., Professor
(BBAA, MS, PhD, Texas A & M University)