2016-2017

University Faculty

Tenure and Tenure Track Faculty

Madan Annavarjula, Professor, Management, B.S. Gulbarga University, India; M.B.A. Karnatak University, India; Ph.D. Temple University

Asli Ascioglu, Professor, Finance, B.S. Middle East Technical University; M.S. Texas Tech University; Ph.D. University of Memphis

Stanley J. Baran, Professor, Communication, B.A., Ph.D. University of Massachusetts; M.A. Pennsylvania State University

Laurie Bates, Professor, Economics, B.A., M.A., Ph.D. University of Connecticut

Laura Beaudin, Assistant Professor, Economics, Ph.D., M.A., University of New Hampshire; B.A., St. Michael’s College,

David Beausejour, Professor, Accounting, B.S., M.S.T. Bryant University; J.D., Suffolk University; C.P.A.

Aziz Berdiev, Assistant Professor, Economics, B.A. Berea College; M.S., Ph.D. University of Kentucky

Kristen M. Berkos, Associate Professor, Communication, B.A., M.A. California State University, Long Beach; Ph.D. Louisiana State University

James Bishop, Professor, Mathematics, B.A., M.A. State University of New York; Ph.D. Northeastern University

Brian Blais, Associate Professor, Science and Technology, B.A. Wesleyan University; Sc.M., Ph.D. Brown University

Dennis M. Bline, Professor, Accounting, B.S.B.A. Indiana University Southeast; M.B.A., Ph.D. University of Arkansas

Andrea Boggio, Associate Professor, Legal Studies, B.A. Universita Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Italy; J.S.M., J.S.D. Stanford Law School

Stefanie Boyer, Associate Professor, Marketing, B.A., M.B.A., Ph.D. University of South Florida

Michael S. Bryant, Professor, Legal Studies, M.S., J.D. Emory University; MA., Ph.D. Ohio State University

Allison Butler, Associate Professor, Applied Psychology, B.S. The College of William Mary; M.Ed. University of Virginia; Ph.D. Boston College

Gregg Lee Carter, Professor, Sociology, B.A. University of Nevada Las Vegas; M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D. Columbia University

David B. Casten, Executive in Residence, Accounting, B.S. Queens College; J.D., L.L.M. Boston University School of Law

Lori Ann Coakley, Professor, Management, B.A. University of California, Santa Cruz; M.B.A. University of Lowell; Ph.D. University of Massachusetts

Maura Coughlin, Associate Professor, English and Cultural Studies, B.A. University of Massachusetts; M.A. Tufts University; Ph.D. Institute of Fine Arts, New York University

Charles P. Cullinan, Professor, Accounting, B.S. Suffolk University; M.S. State University of New York; Ph.D. University of Kentucky; C.P.A.; C.M.A.; C.I.A.

Diya Das, Associate Professor, Management, B.A. University of Calcutta; M.S. University of Delhi; Ph.D. Syracuse University

Amber Day, Associate Professor, English and Cultural Studies, B.A. McGill University; M.A., Ph.D. Northwestern University

Cileine I. de Lourenco, Professor, English and Cultural Studies and Modern Languages, B.A. Austin Peay State University; M.A., Ph.D. Ohio State University

John W. Dietrich, Professor, Political Science, B.A. University of Pennsylvania; M.A., Ph.D. Johns Hopkins University

Robert Farrar, Associate Professor, Accounting, B.S., M.B.A. Northeastern University; Ph.D. University of Massachusetts

Lookman Buky Folami, Professor, Accounting, B.S. Robert Morris University M.S., Ph.D. Georgia State University

Nicole Freiner, Associate Professor, Political Science, B.A. Alfred University; M.A., Ph.D. Colorado State University

Richard Glass, Professor, Computer Information Systems, B.A. University of Manitoba; M.B.A. University of Western Ontario; Ph.D. Concordia University

Michael J. Gravier, Associate Professor, Marketing, B.A. Washington University St. Louis; M.S. Air Force Institute of Technology; Ph.D. University of North Texas

Kirsten Hokeness, Associate Professor, Science and Technology, B.S. University of New Hampshire; Ph.D. Brown University

Richard G. Holtzman, Associate Professor, Political Science, B.A. University of California San Diego; Ph.D. University of Texas at Austin

Tony Houston, Associate Professor, Modern Languages, B.A., M.A. University of Kentucky; Ph.D. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Crystal Jiang, Associate Professor, Management, B.A. Shandong Normal University China; M.B.A. University of Maine; Ph.D. Temple University

Kristin T. Kennedy, Professor, Mathematics, B.A. Manhattanville College; M.S. Georgia Southern College; M.S. Brown University; Ph.D. University of Rhode Island

Kai K. Kim, Assistant Professor, Management, Ph.D. Candidate University of Nebraska; M.S. Northern Illinois University; B.A. University of Utah

Timothy Krumwiede, Professor, Accounting, B.B.A. Cleveland State University; M.S.A., Ph.D. Texas Tech University; C.P.A.

Martha Kuhlman, Professor, English and Cultural Studies, B.A., M.A., Ph.D. New York University

Eileen Kwesiga, Associate Professor, Management, B.A., M.A. Cleveland State; Ph.D. University of Texas at Arlington

Heather Pond Lacey, Associate Professor, Applied Psychology, B.A. California State University M.A., Ph.D. University of Michigan

Gaytha A. Langlois, Professor, Science and Technology, B.A. Eastern Nazarene College; M.A., Ph.D. University of Rhode Island

Qin Leng, Professor, Science and Technology, B.S., M.S., Ph.D. Chinese Academy of Sciences

Judy Barrett Litoff, Professor, History, B.A., M.A. Emory University; Ph.D. University of Maine

Paul Lokken, Associate Professor, History, B.A., M.A. University of Saskatchewan; Ph.D. University of Florida

David Louton, Professor, Finance, B.S., M.B.A., Ph.D. Michigan State University

Michael F. Lynch, Professor, Accounting, B.S. University of Rhode Island; M.S.T. Bentley College; J.D. New England School of Law; C.P.A.

Bradford D. Martin, Professor, History, B.A. Yale University; M.A. University of Massachusetts/Boston; Ph.D. Boston University

Teresa McCarthy, Associate Professor, Marketing, B.S. University of Massachusetts; M.S. University of Rhode Island; Ph.D. University of Tennessee

Judith McDonnell, Professor, Sociology, A.B. Cornell University; A.M., Ph.D. Brown University

Dan L. McNally, Associate Professor, Science and Technology, B.S. University of Detroit; M.A. (Architecture) M.A. (Business Administration) Webster University; M.S., Ph.D. Michigan Technological University

Kevin D. Mentzer, Assistant Professor, Computer Information Systems, B.S.B.A. Bryant University; MSIT, Ph.D. Candidate Bentley University

Sam Mirmirani, Professor, Economics, B.S. National University of Iran; M.S. University of Dallas; M.A., Ph.D. Clark University

Ramesh Mohan, Professor, Economics, B.S., M.S. University of Malaya; Ph.D. Kansas State University

Chris R. Morse, Associate Professor, Communication, B.A., Ph.D. Pennsylvania State University; M.A. Illinois State University

Keith Murray, Professor, Marketing, B.A. Columbia Union College; M.A. Pepperdine University; M.B.A. Boston University; Ph.D. Arizona State University

Peter J. Nigro, Sarkisian Chair and Professor, Finance, B.A. College of the Holy Cross; M.A. University of Southern California; Ph.D. Boston College

Elaine-Marie Notarantonio, Professor, Marketing, B.S. Bryant University; M.B.A. Suffolk University; Ph.D. University of Rhode Island

Alan D. Olinsky, Professor, Mathematics and Computer Information Systems, B.S., M.S. Hofstra University; Ph.D. University of Rhode Island

Kevin Pearce, Associate Professor, Communication, B.A. San Jose State University; M.A. San Diego State University; Ph.D. Kent State University

Chester Piascik, Professor, Mathematics, B.Ed. Rhode Island College; M.S. University of Rhode Island

Dirk Primus, Assistant Professor, Management, M.B.A. University Berlin, Business College St. Gallen, DePaul University Chicago, Kelly School of Business, Indiana University; M.Sc. Nuremberg Institute of Technology; Ph.D. Bentley University

Charles Quigley, Professor, Marketing, B.S. University of Vermont; M.B.A., Ph.D. Pennsylvania State University

John T. Quinn, Professor, Mathematics, Sc.B. Brown University; S.M., Ph.D. Harvard University

Andres Ramirez, Associate Professor, Finance, M.B.A. University of Texas Pan American Ph.D. University of South Carolina

Harold Records, Professor, Computer Information Systems, B.S. Cornell University; M.B.A. University of Rhode Island; Ph.D. Cornell University

Christopher Reid, Associate Professor, Science and Technology, B.Sc. Laurentian University; M.Sc. University of Waterloo; Ph.D. University of Guelph

Thomas J. Roach, Associate Professor, English and Cultural Studies, B.A. Boston College; M.A., Ph.D. University of Minnesota

Michael Roberto, Professor, Trustee Professor of Management, A.B., M.B.A., D.B.A. Harvard University

Christopher J. Roethlein, Professor, Management, M.A. Western New England College; M.B.A. Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute; Ph.D. University of Rhode Island

Saeed Roohani, Professor, Accounting, B.A. Institute of Advanced Accounting; M.B.A. Sol Ross State University; M.S. Louisiana State University; D.B.A. Mississippi State University

Elzotbek Rustambekov, Assistant Professor, Management, B.A. Tashkent State Technical University; M.B.A. Hofstra University; M.S. University of St. Andrews; Ph.D. Oregon State University; Ph.D. Old Dominion University

Wendy Samter, Professor, Communication, B.A. LaSalle University; M.A., Ph.D. Purdue University

Hakan Saraoglu, Professor, Finance, B.Sc., M.B.A. Bogazici University; Ph.D. Michigan State

Phyllis Schumacher, Professor, Mathematics, B.A., M.S. University of Rhode Island; Ph.D. University of Connecticut

James Segovis, Associate Professor, Management; Director, Honors Program, B.A. State University of New York at Cortland; M.B.A. Southern Methodist University; Ph.D. University of Texas at Dallas

Joseph Shaanan, Professor, Economics, B.A. Temple University; M.A., Ph.D. Cornell University

Kathleen Simons, Professor, Accounting, B.S. Edinboro State College; M.S. Eastern Connecticut State University; M.S.T. Bryant University; D.B.A. Boston University; C.P.A.

Kenneth J. Sousa, Associate Professor, Computer Information Systems, B.S. Roger Williams College; M.B.A. Bryant University; Ph.D. University of Rhode Island

Edinaldo Tebaldi, Associate Professor, Economics, B.A. State University of Maringá Brazil; M.A. Federal University of Ceará Brazil; M.A., Ph.D. University of New Hampshire

Jack Trifts, Professor, Finance, B.B.A. University of New Brunswick; M.B.A. Dalhousie University; Ph.D. University of Florida

Joseph J. Trunzo, Professor, Applied Psychology, B.S. Marywood College; M.A., Ph.D. MCP Hahnemann University

John K. Visich, Professor, Management, B.A. Widener University; M.B.A. Goldey-Beacon College; Ph.D. University of Houston

Elizabeth Walden, Professor, English and Cultural Studies, B.A. Hamline University; M.A. University of Virginia; Ph.D. University of Minnesota

Nanci Weinberger, Professor, Applied Psychology, B.S. Lesley College; M.S., Ph.D. Tufts University

Angela Wicks, Associate Professor, Management, B.B.A., M.B.A., Ph.D. University of Houston

Lawrence H. Witner, Associate Professor, Accounting, B.A. Kenyon College; J.D. University of Akron School of Law; L.L.M. George Washington University; C.P.A.

Yun Xiao, Professor, Modern Languages, B.A. Jiangxi Province Teacher University China; M.A., Ph.D. University of Hawaii at Manoa

Hong Yang, Professor, Science and Technology, B.S. Wuhan College (PR China); M.S. China University of Geosciences; Ph.D. University of Idaho

Elizabeth Yobaccio, Professor, Finance, B.S. Bentley College; M.B.A., D.B.A. Boston University

Srdan Zdravkovic, Associate Professor, Marketing, B.S. University of Evansville; M.B.A. University of Southern Indiana; Ph.D. St. Louis University

Xiaochuan Zheng, Associate Professor, Accounting, B.S. Renmin University of China; M.S. Graduate School of People’s Bank of China; M.S. University of Mississippi; Ph.D. Drexel University

Term Faculty

Joseph A. Capalbo, Senior Lecturer, Mathematics, B.A. Providence College; M.A. Rhode Island College

Heather M. Moon, Lecturer, Modern Languages; Coordinator, Romance Languages, M.A. Middlebury College; A.B. Mount Holyoke College

John Poirier, Senior Lecturer, Management, B.S., M.B.A. Bryant University; M.S. American University

Michael E. Salzillo, Lecturer, Mathematics, M.S. University of Rhode Island

Clinical Faculty

Jay Amren, Clinical Associate Professor, B.S., M.P.A.S. University of Nebraska Medical Center

Christopher Ferreira, Clinical Assistat Professor, B.A.,M.S., PA-C Boston University; B.S, M.S Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciece

Christopher Furbee, Clinical Assistant Professor, B.S., M.P.A.S. University of Nebraska Medical Center, D.Sc. Baylor University

Peter King, Clinical Professor, B.A. Kenyon College; M.D. Tufts Medical School

Susan Richmond, Clinical Assistant Professor, B.S. Framington State College; B.S., M.S. Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Science