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Management Faculty


Michael D. Santoro
Professor of Management; William R. Kenan, Jr. Professorship. Ph.D. in Organization Management from Rutgers University. M.B.A., Strategic Management, Rutgers University; M.B.A. in General Management, Adelphi University; B.A., William Paterson University. Research interests: strategic alliances; external source of knowledge; industry-university alliances; biotechnology-pharmaceutical firm alliances.
Susan A. Sherer
Professor of Management. B.S., State University of New York at Albany; M.S., State University of New York at Buffalo; M.S., Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania. Research interests: information systems risk and benefits; information systems investment management; inter-organizational information systems, IT payoff, IT role in value network. Teaching areas: strategic information systems; e-business enterprise applications.
Robert J. Trent
Professor of Management. B.S., Michigan State University; M.B.A., Wayne State University; Ph.D., Michigan State University. Research interests: cross-functional teams in purchasing. Teaching areas: operations management; purchasing and materials management; quantitative methods.

Associate Professors

Liuba Belkin
Associate Professor of Management. M.S., B.S., Institute for Economics and Law, Moscow,Russia; M.B.A., Ph.D., Rutgers University. Research interests: emotions at work. Teaching areas: negotiations; organizational behavior.
Douglas Mahony
Associate Professor of Management; Axelrod Family Fellowship. B.A., University of Toronto; M.A., Ph.D., Rutgers University. Research interests: organizational conflict; alternative dispute resolution; participatory work systems; and social networks.
Corinne Post
Associate Professor of Management; Scott Hartz '68 Term Professorship. B.S., HEC - University of Geneva; M.S., HEC - University of Lausanne, Switzerland; Ph.D. Rutgers. Research interests: gender and racial differences in individual work experiences and career trajectories as well as on the effects of diversity on innovation and performance, including boards of directors.
Catherine M. Ridings
Associate Professor of Business Information Systems. Ph.D., Drexel University. Research interests: virtual communities; trust; knowledge management; software development and adoption. Teaching areas: management of information in organizations; e-commerce; and virtual communities.
Andrew Ward
Associate Professor of Management; Associate Dean for Graduate Programs; Charlot and Dennis E. Singleton '66 Chair. B.Sc. University of Surrey, England; M.B.A., Emory University; Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania. Research interests: corporate governance including CEO successions; CEO compensation; the roles and concerns of the chief executive officer; CEO/board relations, reputation, and leadership.
Yuliang (Oliver) Yao
Associate Professor of Business Information Systems; George N. Beckwith '32 Professorship. B.S., Shanghai Jiao Tong University; M.B.A., Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute; Ph.D., University of Maryland. Research interests: supply chain management, electronic commerce; technology issues in supply chains; logistics modeling/simulation.
Zach G. Zacharia
Associate Professor of Supply Chain Management; Class of '61 Professorship. B.S., University of Calgary; M.B.A., University of Alberta; Ph.D., University of Tennessee. Research interests: knowledge management and collaboration within the supply chain; logistics strategy and the financial implications of supply chain management.

Assistant Professors

Serge P. da Motta Veiga
Assistant Professor of Management. Licence, Université Libre de Bruxelles; Ph.D., University of Missouri. Research interests: job search; recruitment; emotions; motivation; humor at work.
William Forster
Assistant Professor, Department of Management. B.S., United States Air Force Academy; M.S., Air Force Institute of Technology; M.B.A., University of Colorado; Ph.D., University of Virginia. Research interests: entrepreneurial decision making; new venture teams; and business ethics.
Naomi B. Rothman
Assistant Professor of Management. B.A., University of California at Davis; Ph.D., Stern School of Business, New York University. Research interests: social consequences of emotions in the work place; power; negotiations; justice.
Charles E. Stevens
Assistant Professor of Management. B.S.B.A., The Ohio State University; B.A., The Ohio State University; Ph.D., The Ohio State University. Research Interests: global strategy; political risk & political strategy; internationalization & foreign entry strategies; East Asian business & management.

Professors of Practice

Joshua Ehrig
Professor of Practice, Department of Management and Baker Institute for Entrepreneurship. B.S., Lehigh; M.A., Lehigh; Executive Education, MIT. Research interests: new venture creation; emerging technologies; software ventures; intersection of life design and entrepreneurship; venture capital.
Dale F. Falcinelli
Professor of Practice, Department of Management. B.S., M.A., Lehigh University. Teaching areas: VentureSeries MBA Entrepreneurship Concentration.
Robert Kuchta
Professor of Practice, Department of Management. B.S., Engineering Technology; M.S. Management Science - New Jersey Institute of Technology. Research interests: inevitable classroom evolution. Teaching areas: developing; producing; and marketing products and services and managing products and services.
Paul Myerson
Professor of Practice, Department of Management. B.S., The Pennsylvania State University; M.B.A., Temple University. Research interests: lean supply chain and logistics management; supply chain operations management technology; forecasting and demand planning; collaborative planning processes and systems (i.e. CPFR, VMI, QR, ECR, etc.)


Chitra Nayar
Lecturer, Department of Management. MBA, University of Iowa; BSc, Aston University, England. Teaching areas: theory and applications of information systems in business.
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