2017-2018

University Faculty

Tenure and Tenure Track Faculty

Katayoun Alidadi, Assistant Professor, Legal Studies, LL.M. Harvard Law School; Ph.D in Law KU Leuven

Roger L. Anderson, Professor, Management, B.S. Augustana College; M.B.A. University of Wyoming; Ph.D. University of Oregon

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

Kwadwo N. Asare, Associate Professor, Accounting, B.S. St. Francis College; M.B.A. Cornell University; M.S. McCullum Graduate School of Business; Ph.D. Bentley University

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

Sharmin Attaran, Associate Professor, Marketing, B.A. University of California Los Angeles; M.B.A. California State University Bakersfield; Ph.D. University of Illinois at Chicago

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

Jeffrey Cabusao, Associate Professor, English and Cultural Studies, B.A. Oberlin College; M.A. University of California; Ph.D. University of Michigan

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

Tom Chandler, Professor, English and Cultural Studies, B.A. University of New Hampshire; M.F.A. Brown University

Abhijit Chaudhury, Professor, Information Systems and Analytics, B.Tech., M.Tech. Indian Institute of Technology; Ph.D. Purdue University

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

Janet E. Dean, Professor, English and Cultural Studies, B.A. Colby College; M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D. Columbia University

Ronald J. Deluga, Professor, Applied Psychology, B.S. Bowling Green State University; M.S. Miami (of Ohio) University; M.B.A. Xavier University; Ed.D. University of Cincinnati

Carol DeMoranville, Professor, Marketing, B.S. The College of William and Mary; M.B.A. Appalachian State University; Ph.D. Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

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

Sandra Enos, Associate Professor, Sociology, B.A. Rhode Island College; M.A. Brown University; Ph.D.University of Connecticut

James R. Estey, Associate Professor, History, B.A. Cornell University; M.A.T. Brown 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, Information Systems and Analytics, B.A. University of Manitoba; M.B.A. University of Western Ontario; Ph.D. Concordia University

William Graves III, Associate Professor, English and Cultural Studies, B.A. University of Maryland; M.A. (Anthropology), M.A. (Linguistics), Ph.D. Indiana 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

Terri Hasseler, Professor, English and Cultural Studies, B.A. St. Norbert College; M.A. Marquette University; Ph.D. University of Washington

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

A. Can Inci, Professor, Finance, B.S. Bogazici University; M.S. University of London; M.B.A. Ohio State University; Ph.D. University of Michigan

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

Antoine Joseph, Professor, History, B.A. Swarthmore College; Ph.D. University of Chicago

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

David Ketcham, Associate Professor, Finance, B.S. University of Vermont; Ph.D. Pennsylvania State University

Jongsung Kim, Professor, Economics, B.A., M.A. Kyung Hee University; M.A., Ph.D. The Johns Hopkins University

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

Stanley J. Kozikowski, Professor, English and Cultural Studies, B.S. University of Massachusetts Dartmouth; M.A., Ph.D. University of Massachusetts Amherst

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

Hsi C. Li, Professor, Finance, B.A. Tunghai University; M.A. Clark University; Ph.D. University of Massachusetts

Suhong Li, Professor, Information Systems and Analytics, B.E., M.E. Tianjin University; Ph.D. University of Toledo

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

Harsh K. Luthar, Professor, Management, B.A. Beloit College; M.B.A. University of Wisconsin-Whitewater; Ph.D. Virginia Polytechnic Institute

David S. Lux, Professor, History, A.B., A.M., Ph.D. University of Michigan

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.

Mary P. Lyons, Professor, Communication, B.S. Simmons College; M.B.A. Bryant University; M.A., Ph.D. University of Rhode Island

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

Joseph McCarthy, Professor, Finance, B.S. SUNY at Albany; M.B.A. University of Oregon; D.B.A. University of Colorado

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

Jane McKay-Nesbitt, Associate Professor, Marketing; Director of Honors Program, B.H.Ec., M.Sc., Ph.D. University of Manitoba

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, Information Systems and Analytics, 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

Son Nguyen, Assistant Professor, Mathematics, B.S. Military Technical Academy, Vietnam; M.S., Ph.D., Ohio 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

Gao Niu, Assistant Professor, Mathematics, B.S. Iowa Wesleyan College; M.S. Western Illinois University; Ph.D. University of Connecticut

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 Information Systems and Analytics, B.S., M.S. Hofstra University; Ph.D. University of Rhode Island

Xiaofei Pan, Assistant Professor, Economics, B.A. Shanghai University of Finance and Economics; M.A., Ph.D. George Mason University

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

Alex Perullo, Professor, English and Cultural Studies, B.A. University of New Hampshire; M.A., Ph.D. Indiana University

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

Elena Precourt, Assistant Professor, Accounting, Ph.D. Candidate University of Rhode Island; G.D.P.A Accounting Suffolk University; B.A., M.B.A. University of Maine

Janet Prichard, Professor, Information Systems and Analytics, B.A. Providence College; M.S., Ph.D. 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, Information Systems and Analytics, 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

James Segovis, Associate Professor, Management, 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.

Richard M. Smith, Professor, Mathematics, B.A. Queens College; M.A., Ph.D. University of Wisconsin

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

Alicia Specht, Assistant Professor, Mathematics, B.A. Hamilton College; M.S., Ph.D. Candidate University of Notre Dame

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

V.K. Unni, Distinguished Professor, Management, B.Com., M.Com., M.B.A. Atlanta University; D.B.A. Louisiana Tech University

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

Julie E. Volkman, Assistant Professor, Communication, B.A., Ph.D. Pennsylvania State University; M.A. Michigan State University

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

Shirley A. Wilson, Professor, Management, B.S. Syracuse University; M.A. University of Akron; Ph.D. Case Western Reserve University

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

Sukki Yoon, Associate Professor, Marketing, B.A. Konkuk University; M.A. Michigan State University; Ph.D. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

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

Chen Zhang, Associate Professor, Information Systems and Analytics, B.S. Tsinghua University; Ph.D. University of Alabama

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

Ying Zheng, Assistant Professor, Finance, B.A., B.S. East China University of Science and Technology; M.S. Bentley University; Ph.D. Candidate University of South Carolina

Term Faculty

Susan R. Baran, Lecturer, Communication, B.A. Rhode Island College; M.A. Norwich University

Nancy I. Beausoleil, Senior Lecturer, Mathematics, M.S. University of Massachusetts; B.S. Rhode Island College

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

David J. Ciliberto, Senior Lecturer, Sociology, B.A. Rhode Island College; M.A., Ph.D. Northeastern University

Emily C. Copeland, Senior Lecturer, Political Science, B.A. Lawrence University; M.A., Ph.D. The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy

Julia Crowley-Parmentier, Lecturer, Science and Technology, Sc.M., Ph.D. Brown University

Mara Derderian, Lecturer, Finance, B.S. Bryant University; M.B.A. Bentley University

Thomas Dooley, Lecturer, Communication, B.A. University of Notre Dame; M.F.A. Columbia University

Maura Dowling, Lecturer, Finance, B.A. Potsdam College (SUNY); M.A. Brown University

Mary E. Gainor, Senior Lecturer, Accounting, B.S., M.B.A. Bryant University

Patricia Gomez, Lecturer, Modern Languages, B.A., M.A. The University of Texas Pan American

Colten W. Hall, Lecturer, Legal Studies, B.A. University of California; M.A. American University School of International Service; J.D. American University Washington College of Law

Louise M. Hasenfus, Lecturer, Mathematics, B.A., M.A.T. Rhode Island College

Jennifer Horan, Lecturer, English and Cultural Studies, B.A. Boston College; Ph.D. CUNY

Harry J. Hubbard, Senior Lecturer, History, B.A. College of the Holy Cross; M.A., Ph.D. University of Rochester

Steven Jablow, Lecturer, English and Cultural Studies, MAJS, B.J.Ed. The Rabbinical School of Hebrew College

Allison Kaminaga, Lecturer, Economics, B.S. Stonehill College; M.A., Ph.D. Clark University

Jeffrey S. Koplik, Lecturer, Finance, B.S. Cornell University; MSc. Brown University; MBA University of Rhode Island; MSF Boston College

William J. Lynch, Lecturer, Accounting, B.A., B.S. Providence College; M.S.T. Bryant University

Kevin J. Maloney, Lecturer, Finance, B.A. Trinity College; M.A., Ph.D. Washington University

Lou Mazzucchelli, Lecturer, Management; Coordinator, Entrepreneurship Program, B.A. Brown University; A.M.P. Harvard University Graduate School of Business

Christine McAuliffe, Lecturer, Applied Psychology, B.S. St. Lawrence University; M.A., Ph.D. Bowlling Green State University

Elisabetta Misuraca, Lecturer, Modern Languages, M.A. Boston College; B.A. University of Rhode Island

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

Stephanie Mott, Lecturer, Science and Technology, Sc.M. University of Natural Resources and Applied Life Sciences

Consolata Mutua, Lecturer, Communication, B.A. Moi University; M.A. Kean University; A.B.D. University of New Mexico

Matthew Null, Lecturer, English and Cultural Studies, B.A. Washington and Lee University;M.F.A. University of Iowa

Angelyn M. Phillips, Lecturer, Science and Technology, M.S., B.S. University of Rhode Island; Ph.D. Boston College

Karen A. Pitts, Lecturer, Mathematics, B.S., M.S.T. Bryant University

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

Sandra Potter, Lecturer, Marketing, B.S., M.B.A. Bryant University; M.E. Cambridge College; M.A., Ph.D. Fielding Graduate University

Christopher Ratcliffe, Lecturer, Management, A.A. Community College of Rhode Island; B.A. Rhode Island College; M.B.A. University of Rhode Island

Adam Rubin, Senior Lecturer, Management, B.S. Bryant University; M.B.A. Northeastern University

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

Mark A. Vozella, Lecturer, Management, B.S. Salem State College; M.S. Lesley College

Ronald S. Washburn, Senior Lecturer, Legal Studies, B.A. Mount Saint Mary College; J.D. New England School of Law

Dania E. Whitaker, Lecturer, Science and Technology, M.S., B.S. University of Rhode Island

Thomas Zammarelli, Lecturer, Communication, B.S. Syracuse University; M.A. Harvard University

Joan Zaretti, Lecturer, English and Cultural Studies, B.M University of Michigan; M.A., Ph.D. Indiana University

Zenan Zhao, Lecturer, Modern Languages, B.A. Nankai University; M.A. University of Iowa

William H. Zywiak, Lecturer, Mathematics, B.A., M.A., Ph.D. University of Buffalo