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Faculty Members


Dean's Office

David McCallum

Rev. David McCallum, S.J.

Interim Dean, Madden School of Business
Director of Mission and Identity
Assistant Professor of Management
Ed.D., Adult Learning and Leadership, Columbia University, 2008
Grewen Hall 209K
(315) 445-4280

George Kulick

George Kulick

Associate Dean, Madden School of Business
MBA Program Director
Associate Professor of Business Analytics
Ph.D., Statistics, Syracuse University, 1988
Grewen Hall 209K
(315) 445-4786
Interests: Quantitative methods; survey methods; statistics.

Accounting Faculty

Robert Kawa

Robert Kawa, CPA

Director of Accounting
MBA, Syracuse University
Reilly Hall 337
(315) 445-4387

Joan Myers

Joan Myers, CPA

Associate Professor of Accounting
Ph.D., Accounting and Strategic Management, Syracuse University, 1993
Reilly Hall 331
(315) 445-4233
Teaching Interests: Cost accounting; strategic cost management; managerial accounting; financial accounting topics; auditing.
Research Interests: Organizational uses of cost and managerial information; gender differences in financial decision making; activity-based costing; development of various accounting theory topics through history.

Christopher Becker

Assistant Professor of Accounting
Ph.D., Accounting, Southern Illinois University, 2012
Reilly Hall 323
(315) 445-4430

William Brown

Assistant Professor of Accounting
Ph.D., Accounting, University of Massachusetts at Amherst

Business Analytics Faculty

Thaddeus Sim

Thaddeus Sim

Business Analytics Program Director
Associate Professor of Business Administration
Ph.D., Management Science, University of Iowa, 2007
Reilly Hall 329
(315) 445-4435
Teaching Interests: Supply chain and operations management; business analytics.
Research Interests: Facility and hub location problems; supply chain management; business analytics.


Greg Lepak

Professor of Business Administration
Ph.D., Statistics, SUNY Albany, 1984
Reilly Hall 302
(315) 445-4384

Ron Wright

Ronald H. Wright

Michael D. Madden Professor of Business Administration
Ph.D., Operations Research, University of Kentucky, 1977
Reilly Hall 324
(315) 445-4370
Teaching Interests: Analytic modeling; management science; experiential learning; sustainability.
Research Interests: Analytic modeling; complex systems evaluation; financial simulation models; fuzzy rule based evaluation systems; pedagogical research.

Finance Faculty

Jinhu Qian

Jinhu Qian

Finance Program Director
Associate Professor of Business Administration
Ph.D., Finance, University of Houston, 1997
Reilly Hall 305
(315) 445-4268
Teaching Interests: Investments; derivatives; corporate finance.
Research Interests: Market microstructure; equity offerings; portfolio management.

John Consler

John Consler

Professor of Finance
Ph.D., Finance and Administrative Policy, Colorado University, 1978
Reilly Hall 321
(315) 445-4428

Information Systems Faculty

Martha Grabowski

Martha Grabowski

Chair, Business Administration Department
Information Systems Program Director
Professor of Information Systems
M.S., MBA, Ph.D. Management Information Systems/Expert Systems, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, 1987
Reilly Hall 320
(315) 445-4427
Twitter: @GrabowskiMIS201 or @grabowsk2
Interests: Large-scale systems; embedded intelligent real-time systems; transportation systems; human factors; disaster and emergency response; social network analysis; social media; human and organizational error; safety-critical systems; organizational impact of technology; use of information systems for competitive advantage.

Shinjeng Lin

Shinjeng Lin

Associate Professor of Information Systems
Ph.D. Information Science, Rutgers University, 2001
Reilly Hall 319
(315) 445-4136
Teaching Interests: Web design; client-side web applications development; server-side web applications development; electronic commerce; database applications; information strategy and management.
Research Interests: Human-computer interaction; information seeking behavior; online consumer behavior; usability and design issues in health information systems.

Chris Zimmer

J. Christopher Zimmer

Assistant Professor of Information Systems
Ph.D., Management Information Systems, Clemson University, 2011
Reilly Hall 325
(315) 445-4432
Teaching Interests: Business intelligence; decision making; enterprise resourse planning; social media.
Research Interests: Decision making; human-computer interaction; interaction of social and technical processes.

Management & Leadership Faculty

Dennis OConnor

Dennis O'Connor

Management Program Director
Professor of Management
Ph.D., Organizational Behavior, Case Western Reserve University, 1985
Reilly Hall 418
(315) 445-4483
Interests: Appreciative inquiry; future search; leadership (relating to change, teams, personal growth, and presence).

Bernard Arogyaswamy

Bernard Arogyaswamy

Professor of Management
D.B.A., Administration, Kent State University, 1985
Reilly Hall 328
(315) 445-4727

Daniel Orne

Daniel Orne

Associate Professor of Management
Ph.D., Management, Rensselar Polytechnic Institute, 1976

Reilly Hall 309
(315) 445-4391

Renee Downey Hart

Renee Downey Hart

Visiting Assistant Professor of Management
Ph.D., Syracuse University
Reilly Hall 419
(315) 445-4485
Interests: Organizational retention; performance in the internet age.

Marketing Faculty

Margie Ierlan

Magdoleen T. Ierlan

Marketing Program Director

Assistant Professor of Marketing
Ph.D., Marketing, SUNY Binghamton, 2012

Reilly Hall 311
(315) 445-4348

John Considine

John Considine

Professor of Marketing
Ph.D., Marketing, Syracuse University, 1984

Reilly Hall 327
(315) 445-4438
Teaching Interests: Principles of marketing; sports marketing; transportation.
Research Interests: Sports marketing issues; church marketing; mass transit.


Wally Elmer

Professor of Marketing
Ph.D., Marketing, Syracuse University, 1984

Interests: Marketing research and management; higher education marketing; industrial marketing.


Daniel Arno

Daniel Arno

Assistant Professor of Business Administration
J.D., Albany Law School, 1975

Reilly Hall 434
(315) 445-4498


Mary Ann Donnelly

Professor of Emeritus

J.D., Harvard University


MBA Affiliated Faculty


Wayne Grove

Professor of Economics
Ph.D., University of Illinois
Reilly Hall 336
(315) 445-4235

Roger Lund

Professor of English
Ph.D., University of Virginia, 1978
Reilly Hall 315
Interests: Business communications; rhetoric; satire; business-humanities linkages.

Jonathan Schonsheck

Professor of Philosophy
Ph.D., Ohio State University, 1979
Reilly Hall 424
(315) 445-4492
Teaching Interests: Business ethics; social & political philosophy; philosophy of law.
Research Interests: Business ethics; social & political philosophy; philosophy of law; philosophy and public policy.