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Alex Prera, Ph.D.

Alejandro J. Prera is an assistant clinical professor in the School of Economics Sciences at WSU. He received his Ph.D. in economics with a concentration in environmental and natural resources from the University of New Mexico. Prera has taught courses on microeconomics, macroeconomics, natural resource economics, environmental economics, econometrics, and personal finance at the undergraduate [...]

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John Cullen, Ph.D.

Dr. John Cullen is a Professor, Huber Chair of Entrepreneurial Studies, and Associate Dean of Graduate Programs at Washington State University (WSU) Carson College of Business. He has 30 years of experience in management, teaching, research and consulting. Cullen has extensive experience in teaching and research in numerous countries including Japan, Korea, Taiwan, France, Germany, [...]

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Jeanne H. Yamamura, C.P.A., M.I.M., Ph.D.

Jeanne H. Yamamura brings more than 30 years of experience in the industry and academia to WSU. She is licensed as a CPA in California and Nevada. She began as an auditor with Peat, Marwick, Mitchell & Co. (now KPMG) in San Francisco, California, and moved on to work as an audit manager for Touche [...]

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Bernard Wong-On-Wing, Ph.D.

Bernard Wong-On-Wing earned his Ph.D. in accounting from Arizona State University. He is a professor in the Department of Accounting. Wong-On-Wing’s accounting expertise is in the areas of judgment and decision-making processes and managerial/cost accounting. He is a member of the American Accounting Association. He is a director of the faculty-led Business in China Program [...]

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David E. Sprott, Ph.D.

David E. Sprott is the Carson College of Business senior associate dean responsible for overseeing faculty hiring and review processes, AACSB reporting, and leading the college’s international initiatives. He is also the WSU Boeing/Scott and Linda Carson chaired professor of marketing. He received his bachelor of business administration from Kent State University in 1990 and [...]

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Donna L. Paul, Ph.D.

Donna L. Paul is an associate professor of finance at WSU. She received a bachelor’s degree in management studies from the University of the West Indies, an MBA from Stanford University, and a Ph.D. from the University of Oregon. Paul teaches corporate finance courses at the undergraduate and MBA levels and conducts research on corporate [...]

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Darrel D. Muehling, Ph.D.

Darrel D. Muehling is professor and chair of the WSU Carson College of Business’ Department of Marketing and International Business at WSU where he has been a faculty member since 1985. He received his Ph.D. in business administration (emphasis in marketing) from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln in 1985. His teaching responsibilities at WSU have been [...]

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Babu Lourduraj John Mariadoss, Ph.D.

Dr. Babu Lourduraj John Mariadoss is Associate Professor and IBUS Fellow in the Department of Marketing and International Business, at WSU’s Carson College of Business. He received his Ph.D. in Business Administration (Marketing) from the University of Houston and currently teaches the undergraduate and graduate courses in International Marketing and Doctoral Seminars in Research Methods [...]

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Gene Lai, Ph.D.

Gene Lai earned his Ph.D. in risk management and insurance and finance from the University of Texas at Austin. He is currently chair of the WSU Carson College of Business’ Department of Finance and Management Science as well as a Safeco Distinguished Professor of Insurance. Lai’s finance expertise in is the areas of market efficiency [...]

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Thomas Kokta, Ph.D.

Thomas Kokta has been a “numbers” person all his life. He was educated in economics, math and research methods and obtained his Ph.D. from the University of Washington. Kokta taught at different universities in the U.S., Canada, Hungary, and Romania for eight years, then worked six years at Microsoft in a marketing research role, which [...]

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K.D. Joshi, Ph.D.

K.D. Joshi is a professor in the WSU Carson College of Busines’ Department of Management, Information Systems, and Entrepreneurship. She received her Master of Science in engineering from the University of Michigan and her Ph.D. in business administration (decision science and information systems) from the University of Kentucky. Joshi’s research interests focus on knowledge management, [...]

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Kalvin Joshi, Ph.D.

Kalvin N. Joshi Esq., J.D., has been a Faculty Member in the College of Business at Washington State University for 14 years. He is a Clinical Associate Professor of Business Law and International Law. He is a Fellow of the International Business Institute. He is licensed to practice Law and admitted to the following Bar [...]

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Robert F. Jenefsky, Ph.D.

Trained as a physicist, Robert F. Jenefsky pursued his doctoral research at CERN (European Organization for Nuclear Research) in Geneva, Switzerland and received his Ph.D. from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne. He is also a graduate of the International Advanced Management Program at INSEAD (Fontainebleau, France). Jenefsky held senior management positions in [...]

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Jianli Hu, Ph.D.

Jianli Hu received her Ph.D. in operations management with a minor in operations research. She also holds an M.A. in apparel merchandising and a B.S. in clothing engineering. Her general research areas of interest involve supply chain management, e-commerce, logistics management, and inventory theory. Hu has published in peer-reviewed journals including the European Journal of [...]

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Rodrigo Hernandez, Ph.D.

Rodrigo Hernandez is an associate professor of finance at Radford University. He completed his Ph.D. in finance at the University of Arkansas in 2007 and holds a M.A. in economics from the University of Arkansas, M.A. in economics and public policies from Instituto Torcuato Di Tella – InterAmerican Development Bank, specialization in taxation and specialization [...]

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Joseph B. Harris, B.S., MBA

Joseph B. Harris is a professor in the WSU Carson College of Business’ Department of Management, Information Systems, and Entrepreneurship. He assists the state’s small businesses with high-tech product development and commercialization. He also provides direct one-to-one counseling to small business owners for management and technical issues, such as strategy development, cash flow analysis, market [...]

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Stergios B. Fotopoulos, Ph.D.

Stergios B. Fotopoulos, a professor for the WSU Carson College of Business’ Department of Finance and Management Science, received his Ph.D. and M.Sc. degrees in mathematical statistics and applied stochastic processes from the University of Liverpool (U.K.). He has served in research and teaching capacities at Birkbeck College, University of London, Simon Fraser University, University [...]

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Kenneth D. Butterfield, Ph.D.

Kenneth D. Butterfield is an associate professor and chair of WSU Carson College of Business’ Department of Management, Information Systems, and Entrepreneurship. He received his Ph.D. in organizational behavior from The Pennsylvania State University. Butterfield has taught courses on managerial leadership and general management at the undergraduate, MBA, and Ph.D. levels. His current research focuses [...]

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Genevieve Briand, Ph.D.

Genevieve Briand is an Adjunct Faculty for the MS in Applied Economics program at Johns Hopkins University and an Adjunct Assistant Professor at the WSU School of Economic Sciences. Briand has many years of experience teaching numerous and varied economics and statistics course. Her fields of interest are microeconomics and econometrics. Previously, she was an [...]

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