Manning School of Business

Since its formation in 1971, the Manning School of Business has been creating the business leaders of the future. We offer programs in accounting, finance, management, management information systems and marketing, and provide students with a broad range of skills necessary for success.

All of our programs are fully accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) International, the highest level of business school accreditation.

Management Faculty

Tunde Kovacs, Ph.D.Assistant Professor, Management - FinanceInformation assimilation and financial markets, Market efficiency, Security issues, Security analysts, Corporate governance, Short selling
Timm L. Kainen, Ph.D. Professor, ManagementOrganization Design, Negotiation and Change Management, Middle Management Performance Effectiveness
M. Berk Talay, Ph.D.Associate Professor, Management (Marketing)Innovations, New Product and Service Development, International Marketing
Tom O'DonnellVisiting Professor, Management and EntrepreneurshipEntrepreneurship, new venture creation, innovation strategy, corporate venturing, business development
Yi Yang, Ph.D.Associate Professor, ManagementStrategic management and entrepreneurship
Scott LathamAssociate Professor, Ph.D. Director, Management (Business Policy and Strategy) Strategic planning, Organizational turnaround, Business start up development
Ralph E. JordanLecturer, Management, Climate Change InitiativeLeadership, Team Building, Lean Six Sigma
Kimberly Merriman, Ph.D.Associate Professor, ManagementLeadership, Organizational Behavior, Human Resource Management, Extrinsic Motivators
Ravi Jain, Ph.D.Associate Professor, Management (Finance)Corporate Finance and Value Investing
Eunsang Yoon, Ph.D.Professor, Management (Marketing)New Product Planning, Global Market Entry, Sustainable/Green Marketing
Michael CiuchtaAssistant Professor, Marketing, Entrepreneurship & InnovationEntrepreneurship; Strategic Management; Organization Theory
Sangphill (Phil) Kim, Ph.D.Associate Professor, Management (Finance)Corporate finance, investments and international business
Tao (Tony) GaoAssociate Professor, Department of Marketing, Entrepreneurship, and InnovationBuyer-supplier relationship; marketing innovations; mobile marketing; international marketing; emerging markets.
Brooke D. Hargreaves-Heald, J.D.Associate Professor, ManagementHuman Resource Management, Management of Diversity, Employment Discrimination Law
Steven F. Tello, Ed.D.Associate Professor, Management, EntrepreneurshipTechnology innovation and entrepreneurship, technology management and planning, assessment and interaction in on-line education
Clare Comm, Ph.D.Professor, Management (Marketing)Services Marketing and Buyer Behavior
Steven Freund, Ph.D.Assistant Professor, Management (Finance)Equity options, security markets and corporate finance
Michael C. Beers, Ph.D.Lecturer, ManagementOrganizational Learning, Knowledge Management, Change Management
Yash R. Puri, D.B.AProfessor, Management (Finance)Corporate financial strategy
Valerie Kijewski, Ph.D.Associate Professor, Management (Marketing)Strategy formulation and implementation
Saira Latif, Ph.D.Associate Professor, Management (Finance), CPH-NEWInvestments, International Finance, Performance Evaluation
Jack Wilson, Ph.D.President Emeritus/University Distinguished Professor of Higher Education, Emerging Technologies, and Innovation, ManagementTechnological Entrepreneurship; Innovation; Research Commercialization; Governance, Structure, and Finance of the Research University; Educational Innovation, Online Education, and Technology in Higher Education.
Michael ObalAssistant Professor, Management (Marketing)Mike was born in Framingham and raised in Milford, MA
Beth HumberdAssistant Professor, ManagementOrganizational behavior, leadership, gender and diversity, identity development, qualitative methods
Ying Huang, Ph.D.Assistant Professor, Management (Marketing)Buyer-Supplier Relationships, International Marketing, Retail Strategy
Eunju Lee, Ph.D.Assistant Professor, Management (Finance)Short Selling, Liquidity, Market Microstructure, Empirical Asset Pricing
Deborah Finch, Ed.D.Lecturer, ManagementFirst-Year Experience, Homeschooling, Non-profit Management and Marketing
Ashwin Mehta, M.S.Lecturer, Management (Marketing)Strategic management; Entrepreneurship and Global Enterprises
Frank E. Andrews, Ed.D.Associate Dean, Robert J. Manning School of Business, FinanceInvestments, Educational Leadership
Dev Prasad, Ph.D.Professor, Management (Finance)Investments, portfolio analysis and security management, corporate finance, business finance and short-term financial management, international financial management and international financial markets
Stuart C. Freedman, Ph.D.Department Chair, Professor, ManagementOrganizational behavior

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