Martha and Spencer Love School of Business

Full-Time Faculty

Scott Hayward - Assistant Professor of Management 

• B.A., University of Florida; M.B.A. and Ph.D., Emory University 
• Joins us from teaching Strategic Management at Appalachian State University 
• Teaching Interests: Strategic management, sustainability, management of innovation and change, international business

Anthony Juliana - Instructor in Economics 

• B.A., Brigham Young University; M.S., UNC-Chapel Hill 
• Joins us after serving as a Teaching Assistant for Principles of Economics at UNC

Margarita Kaprielyan - Instructor in Finance

• B.A., M.B.A., Ph.D., Florida Atlantic University; CFA Level I Certification
• Joins us after serving as a reviewer for Quarterly Review of Economics and Finance and FAU Undergraduate University Journal as well as peer mentoring for the Office of Undergraduate Research and Inquiry at FAU
• Scholarly Interests: Corporate finance, corporate diversification, mutual funds, investment analysis, international finance, introductory and advanced financial management

Ray Knight - Professor of Accounting 

• B.S., University of Houston; M.A., University of Alabama; J.D., Wake Forest University School of Law 
• Joins us from teaching tax courses to MSA students at Wake Forest University 
• Certified CPA Personal Financial Specialist 

Xin Liu - Assistant Professor of Management 

• Bachelor of Management, Anhui University; Ph.D., University of Science and Technology of China; Visiting Scholar at UNC-Charlotte 
• Joins us after serving as an instructor for business computing and operations management courses at UNC-Charlotte 
• Scholarly Interests: Supply chain management, marketing interface, operations research, retailing operations, business computing 

Mark Mallon - Assistant Professor of Strategic Mangement 

• B.A., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; M.P.A., UNC-Chapel Hill; Ph.D., Old Dominion University
• Joins us from teaching at Management at Old Dominion University
• Scholarly Interests: International entrepreneurship, international strategy and national institutions, emerging markets, strategic entrepreneurship, configurational comparative methodologies

Brittany Mercado – Assistant Professor of Management 

• B.A. and M.B.A., Florida International University; Ph.D. and M. Phil., Zicklin School of Business, Baruch College, City University of New York 
• Joins us from teaching at the Schwartz Communication Institute, Baruch College, City of NY 
• Scholarly Interests: Counterproductive research behaviors, technology at work, psychometrics, organizational citizenship behaviors, individual differences, personnel selection 

Kristin Roland - Assistant Professor of Accounting 

• B.S.B.A., California State University; Ph.D., University of Colorado at Boulder; CPA 
• Joins us from teaching graduate financial accounting and auditing at UNC-Charlotte 
• Scholarly Interests: Financial Intermediaries, compensation, regulatory effects

Barjinder Singh - Assistant Professor of Management 

• B.B.A., APEEJAY College, India; M.B.A., GND University, India; Ph.D., University of Wisconsin
• Joins us from teaching Management at the University of Houston, Victoria 
• Scholarly Interests: Work and non-work domains, diversity and diversity climate, religion and spirituality at work

Adjunct Faculty

Katie Chung – Adjunct Instructor in Marketing

• B.S., North Carolina State University; M.B.A., Elon University
• Serves as the Sales and Purchasing Manager for Southland Electrical Supply

Devon Hawkins - Adjunct Instructor in Economics 

• B.S. and M.A., UNC at Greensboro
• Serves as a Credit Performance Lead Analyst at IBM in Raleigh-Durham, NC

Joan McGeachy - Adjunct Instructor in Management 

• B.A and M.A. at the University of Kentucky; M.B.A., Harvard University 
• Serves as a founding partner at Highgate M.B.A. Consulting in Greensboro, NC 

Michael McKinnie - Adjunct Assistant Professor of Management 

• B.S., North Carolina State University; M.B.A., Wake Forest University; D.B.A., Georgia State University
• Served as a Senior Consultant with McKinnie and Associates in Winston Salem, NC 
• Guest Lecturer for Georgia State University, Clemson University, and Wake Forest University 



Ivan Oliveira - Adjunct Assistant Professor of Management 

• B.S.,UVA; M.S. and Ph.D., MIT
• Serves as the director of SAS Advanced Analytics and Optimization Services at SAS Institute in Cary, NC 
• Currently has a Patent for "Constrained Optimized binning for Scorecards" 

Grant Pannell - Adjunct instructor in Marketing

• B.S., University of Alabama; M.B.A., Elon University
• Serves as the Operations Excellence Manager for Commscope Inc.
• Member of the American Society for Quality

Necati Tekatli - Adjunct Assistant Professor of Economics 

• B.S., Middle east Technical University; M.A., Bilkent University; M.A. and Ph.D., University of Iowa 
• Served as an advisor and director at the Istanbul School of Central Banking