Faculty: Elon University’s Professional Schools:

Martha and Spencer Love School of Business

Full-Time Faculty

Susan Anderson – Professor of Accounting

• B.S. and M.S. North Texas State University; Ph.D. University of Texas Arlington
• Joins us from teaching at Appalachian State University

Shuji “Rosey” Bao – Instructor in Strategic Management

• B.S. Old Dominion University; M.S. University of Virginia; Ph.D. Old Dominion University (expected 2014)
• Joins us from teaching at Old Dominion University
• Research Interests: Corporate Governance, National Culture and Institution, Dynamic Capabilities, Upper Echelons, International Entrepreneurship

Pat Bell – Lecturer in Management

• B.A. Florida International University; MBA Elon University

Alisha Horky – Instructor in Marketing

• B.S. and MBA Auburn University- Montgomery; Ph.D. Mississippi State University (expected 2014)
• Joins us from teaching at Mississippi State University

Kyung Ok “Kacy” Kim– Instructor in Marketing

• B.A. Chung-Ang University; M.A. Sungkyunkwan University; Ph.D. University of Texas at Austin (expected 2014)
• Research Interests: Marketing Strategy, Predictive Models of Digital Marketing, Social Media Role Models, Marketing Communication Effectiveness, Advertising Sales/Brand Models, Media Modeling: Reach and Frequency Models, Online Consumer Behavior, Evolutional Consumer Psychology

Brian D. Lyons – Associate Professor of Management

• B.A. Southern Illinois University at Carbondale; M.S. University of Baltimore; Ph.D. University at Albany, State University of New York
• Joins us from teaching at Wright State University
• Research Interests: Selection Measure, Job Performance/Counterproductive Work Behavior/Off-Duty Deviance, Web Recruiting and Macro/Micro Applicant Criteria, Leadership and Macro/Micro Effectiveness Criteria

T. M. "Tonmoy” Islam – Assistant Professor of Economics

• Joins us from teaching at University of Wisconsin- Green Bay
• Research Interests: Labor Economics, Economics of Poverty, Empirical Microeconomics, Public Economics, Regional Economics

Todd Stonitsch – Assistant Professor of Finance

• B.A. Emory University; M.S. Georgia Institute of Technology; Ph.D. Georgia State University
• Joins us from teaching at Georgia State University
• Research Interests: Corporate Finance, Mergers and Acquisitions, Theory of the Firm

Katherine “Kate” Upton – Instructor in Finance

• B.S./M.S./Ph.D.  University of Alabama (expected 2014)
• Research Interests: Corporate Finance- Capital Structure with a focus in debt heterogeneity; Investments- specifically hedge funds, mutual funds, and corporate bonds

Adjunct Faculty

Nesren Elhertani – Instructor in Management

• B.A. East Carolina University; M.A. North Carolina State University

Don Frazier – Assistant Professor of Management

• B.A. University of North Carolina, Greensboro; Executive MBA Wake Forest University; Ph.D. Nova Southeastern University


Scot Gilbert – Instructor in Marketing

• B.S. and M.S. State University Of New York

David Higham – Instructor in Marketing

• B.S. Elon University, MBA Elon University

Barbara Monaco – Instructor in Marketing

• B.S. Kean College, MBA Fairleigh Dickinson University


Jared Roberts – Instructor in Economics

• B.A. University of Tennessee;  PhD Candidate North Carolina State University

Michael Smalenberger – Instructor in Economics

• B.S. Embry-Riddle University; B.A. Northeastern Illinois University; MBA Eastern New Mexico University; M.S. The University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

Steven Wagner - Assistant Professor of Economics