Meet the faculty

Learn from world-class teachers, practitioners and thought leaders. The Executive MBA faculty are a select group of renowned researchers, ranked among the best in the world, who leverage their considerable industry experience to deliver real-world value and context to coursework.

W. P. Carey faculty members regularly contribute to and edit prestigious academic journals, and their expertise is sought by such media outlets as The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Forbes, Bloomberg Businessweek, USA Today, CNN and NPR.

Meet the EMBA faculty


Tom Bates

Tom Bates

PhD, University of Pittsburgh
Chair, Department of Finance
Dean's Council of 100 Distinguished Scholars
Associate Professor
Research areas: Mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance, and corporate liquidity and cash holdings


Joan Brett

Joan Brett

PhD, New York University
Associate Professor
Former director of executive and management training and development, Bank One
Research areas: Individual differences and contextual factors associated with motivated work behavior


Dan Brooks

Daniel Brooks

PhD, Indiana University
Associate Professor Emeritus
Review Board Member, Department of Energy
Research areas: Decision making under uncertainty, environmental risk and integrated business management


Gregory Collins

Gregory Collins

MBA, Arizona State University
Lecturer
Areas of expertise: Cultural perspectives and place, globalization, supply chain strategy, global sourcing, supply chain management in developing countries, operations strategy management


Kevin Corley

Kevin Corley

PhD, The University of Pennsylvania
Chair, Department of Management and Entrepreneurship
Professor
Previous Management Consultant, Ernst and Young LLP
Research areas: Organizing processes, organizational identity and organizational change


Phil Drake

Philip Drake

PhD, The Ohio State University
Clinical Professor
Partner, Inspired Capitalworks
Chief investment officer, chief financial officer, Nature's One
Research areas: IPO pricing, credit default swaps


Alison Essary

Alison Essary

DHSc, A.T. Still University of Health Sciences
Faculty Associate
Areas of exerptise: Public health, health outcomes, health policy, health care systems, social determinants of health, history of medicine


Bruce Gilmore

Bruce Gilmore

MBA, University of Arizona
Faculty Associate
Areas of expertise: Supply chain management, logistics, global sourcing, procurement operations, distribution, transportation, strategic sourcing


Stephen Hillegeist

Stephen Hillegeist

PhD, University of California at Berkeley
Associate Professor
Research areas: Determinants of firm's voluntary disclosure decisions and the effects of those decisions on the capital markets, executive compensation, insider trading


Amy Hillman

Amy Hillman

PhD, Texas A&M University
Dean
Charles J. Robel Dean's Chair
Professor
Research areas: corporate political strategies, boards of directors, and corporate strategy


Gerry Keim

Gerry Keim

PhD, Virginia Polytechnic Institute
Professor Emeritus
Chairman of the Board for The Washington Campus, Public Policy Education for Business Leaders
Research areas: Organizational entrepreneurship and interaction of business firms with their institutional environments (political, social, and economic) in advanced and developing countries


Uday Kulkarni

Uday Kulkarni

PhD, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Associate Professor
Research areas: Business intelligence capability antecedents, knowledge management capability assessment, decision-making support for knowledge intensive business processes, application of knowledge based systems


Don Lange

Don Lange

PhD, University of Texas at Austin
Lincoln Professor or Management Ethics
Associate Professor
Research areas: Reputation, legitimacy, and prestige in organizational and industry settings; organizational corruption and managerial ethics


Lawrence Licon

Lawrence Licon

PhD, The University of Texas at Austin
Clinical Associate Professor
Research areas: Corporate finance, executive compensation, corporate governance


Margaret Luciano

Margaret Luciano

PhD, University of Connecticut
Assistant professor
Research areas: Leading change, intergroup dynamics, teams, and systems, with a particular interest in health care settings


Gary Naumann

Gary Naumann

MBA, Harvard University
The Hahnco Professor of Entrepreneurship
On-going consulting practice assisting small to medium-sized companies with capital raising, managing lender/investor relations and developing strategic plans


G. Douglas Olsen

G. Douglas Olsen

PhD, University of Alberta
Associate Professor
Author of The 5 Laws of Innovation Success: Generating Critical Momentum for Products, Services and Ideas
Research areas: Innovation and consumer behavior


Raghu Santanam

Raghu Santanam

McCord Chair in Business
Chair, Department of Information Systems
Lincoln Fellow, Lincoln Center of Applied Ethics
Professor
Research areas: Health information technology, digital platforms and markets, services and business process design, and information assurance


Matthew Semadeni

Matthew Semadeni

PhD, Texas A&M University
Dean's Council Distinguished Scholar
Professor
Research areas: Top Management teams/corporate governance, competitive strategy and knowledge/innovation


Kenneth Shropshire

Kenneth Shropshire

JD, Columbia University
CEO, Global Sport Institute
Adidas Distinguished Professor of Global Sport
Professor
Research areas: Sports business, sports business law, sports and social impact, race and the law, negotiations, franchise relocation, antitrust issues, contracts, negotiation and dispute resolution