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Academic Programs

Our Faculty

Clark Atlanta has a diverse faculty and comprehensive curriculum that prepares students for management, entrepreneurial and leadership positions. The student's exceptional education experiences are strengthened by the high caliber of the school's faculty. By precept and example, they set the standard for teaching, research and service. They embody the School's mission of educating business professionals with a sense of civic responsibility. Our faculty is well grounded in individual discipline and extensive international experience with direct consultation to countries such as South Africa, Ghana, Zaire, Zimbabwe, Zambia, China, Japan, Russia and Caribbean countries.

The faculty develop curriculum that is specifically designed to develop and enhance general management skills and to prepare students to lead and manage major corporations or their own businesses. In response to industry's expressed desire that our students become especially attuned to the demands and expectations of aspiring managers in today's business organizations, and to the measures and criteria used to determine business success, the School is committed to training students to master and exceed these measures in the 21st century and beyond.


Faculty - Alphabetical Listing

Alli Kasim L.
Apaiwongse Tom
Bezuneh Mesfin
Bhuiyan Muhammad
Boyd Raphael

Brown Paul
Brown William
Carr Virgil
Carter Charlie
Dadzie Evelynn
Dadzie Frank
Davis Edward L.

Fresh Fred
Gokarn Rajul
Gold Gary
Hill Andrew
Hudson Shirley
Ingram Marcus
Irons Edward
Kim Young
McGriff Joyce
Mitchell Ivor
Neil Thomas

Nyomba Ajamu
Owens Wanda
Pandit Ganesh
Phillips Jeff
Rubenfield Allen
Singh Ranjit
Subrahmanyam Vijaya
Whitlow Henry
Williams Alex
Yiheyis Zelealem


Faculty - Departmental Listing

Accounting Department

Jeff Phillips
Virgil Carr
Rajul Gokarn
Ganesh Pandit
Gary Gold
Allen Rubenfield

Economics Department

Mesfin Bezuneh
Charlie Carter
Frank Dadzie
Ajamu Nyomba
Zelealem Yiheyis

Finance Department

Kasim L. Alli
Marcus Ingram
Vijaya Subrahmanyam
Wanda Owens
Alex Williams
Edward Irons

Decision Sciences Department

Edward L. Davis
Young Kim

Shirley Hudson
Ranjit Singh
Henry Whitlow
Paul Brown
Fred Fresh

Management Department

William Brown
Andrew Hill
Thomas Neil
Raphael Boyd
Evelynn Dadzie
Muhammad Bhuiyan

Marketing Department

Bill Brown
Tom Apaiwongse
Joyce McGriff
Ivor Mitchell
Kimberly Grantham



Faculty - Biographical Sketches

Kasim L. Alli
Office: 200C
Phone: 404-880-8740
Email: kalli@sbus.cau.edu

Professor and Department Chair, Finance

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS

· Ph.D., Georgia State University
· M.B.A., Georgia State University
· M.S., Georgia State University
· B.S., University of Lagos

MBA PROGRAM
Financial Management
Security Analysis
International Financial Management
Corporate Finance

RESEARCH/COURSE DEVELOPMENT
· Dividend Policy
· Risk Management

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

· "The Procter and Gamble Company: Value Based Performance Measurement: A case Study," coauthored with Charlie Coleman. Accepted for publication in The Journal of Financial Education. Fall 2000

· "Withdrawn Spin-offs: An Empirical Analysis," coauthored with Gabriel Ramirez and Kenneth Yung. Presented at the 1999 Eastern Finance Association Conference, Miami Beach, FL. Third Review at the Journal of Financial Research

· "Neutral Networks and Dividend Policy," coauthored by Vince Eagan and Vijaya Subrahmanyam. Published in Managerial Finance Journal, Vol. 25, No. 6, 1999

· "Stock Price Dynamics in overlapped Market Segments: Intra and Inter Industry Contagion Effects," (with Samantha Thapa and Kenneth Yung), Journal of Business Finance and Accounting

· "Determinants of Corporate Dividend Policy: A Factorial Analysis," (with Quayyum Khan and Gabriel Ramirez), Financial Review Journal

EXPERIENCE
· Instructor, Georgia State University
· Research Assistant, Georgia State University
· Bank Officer, Wema Bank


Tom Apaiwongse

Office: 316 Wright Hall
Phone: 404-880-6025
Email: tapaiwongse@sbus.cau.edu

Associate Professor of Marketing

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS
PhD (Marketing) University of Texas at Austin

MBA PROGRAM
Marketing Research
Marketing Strategy and Control
Ecological Marketing
Marketing Management

RESEARCH/COURSE DEVELOPMENT
Environmental Policy and Marketing
Public Policy Issues in Marketing
Industrial and International Marketing
Sales Management
Public Policy in marketing
Ecological Marketing

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

PROCEEDINGS
· "Marketing Responses to EPA Policies," Published in Industrial Marketing Management
· "Impact of Waste Management Upon Black Consumers," Proceedings for an Annual Conference of the Association of Marketing Theory and Practices
· "Team Selling: A Conceptual Framework," Proceedings for an Annual Conference of the Association of Atlantic Marketing
JOURNALS
· "Facial Display of Environmental Uncertainty," Journal of Business and Psychology, Vol. 10 No. 1

· "Influence of Green Policy Upon Industrial Market Maven: On an Application of Ecological Marketing Paradigm," Journal of Business and Industrial Marketing

· "Axioms for Ecological Marketing," Sixth Conference on Historical Research in Marketing and Marketing Thought Abstracts, Journal of Macromarketing

· "Voluntary Reaction To Green Policies Among Market Mavens: An Application Of The Parallel Political Marketplace Conceptualization" in Environmental Marketing: Strategies, Practice, Theory And Research, Alma Mintu and Michael Polonsky eds. Haworth Press

EXPERIENCE
· Assistant Professor, Indiana University
· Teaching and Research Scholar, University of Texas at Austin

Mesfin Bezuneh

Office: 331 McPheeters Dennis Hall
Phone: 404-880-6274
Email: mbuzeneh@panthenet.cau.edu

Professor and Chair, Economics Department

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATION
Ph.D. Agricultural Economics
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, VA
M.S. Economics
Virginia State University, VA
B.A. Economics
Virginia State University, VA

RESEARCH/COURSE DEVELOPMENT
Resource and Rural Development Economics
Food Security
Environment and sustainable systems in agricultural sector

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS
"Food Aid and Development: An Overview" a paper presented at the Project Food Aid Seminar: The Dissemination Phase, Egerton University, Kenya, July 1999

"Food Aid Disincentives: The Tunisian Experience", paper submitted to The Journal of Development Studies (with Brady Deaton and Segu Zuhair)

"Income Diversification, Poverty Traps and Policy Shocks in Cote d'Ivoire and Kenya." Food Policy, Vol. 26 No. 5 (with Barrett Christopher and Abdillahi A. Aboud)

"Alleviating Poverty and Food Security: The Case of Mwea in Kenya," preliminary research work in collaboration with Egerton University, funded by BASIS USAID, 1999

"The Impacts of Project-Food Aid on Nutrition in Rural Kenya" - paper presented at the XXIV International Association of Agricultural Economics(IAAE) meeting, Berling, Germany

"Sustainable Development - The Agricultural Sector: A Lecture Note-Guide, Center for Urban and Rural Studies: Catholic University - Dominican Republic, 1998

EXPERIENCE
· Fullbright Scholar, Catholic University, Dominican Republic
· Visiting Research Fellow, Egerton Agricultural University, Kenya
· Consultant, USAID/USDA
· Agricultural Economics, USAID and University of Illinois/Government of Zambia/Adaptive Research Planning Team
· Coordinator, Agricultural Research and Extension Project, Zambia
· Assistant Professor, University of Illinois, Urbana Champaign, IL
· Research Associate, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, VA
· Visiting Assistant Professor, North Carolina Central University, Durham NC

Raphael Boyd

Office: 107C Wright Hall
Phone: 404-880-6050
Email: rboyd@sbus.cau.edu

Assistant Professor of Management

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATION
J.D., North Carolina Central University
MBA, Atlanta University
B.S., Atlantic Christian College

BAR MEMBERSHIPS
Pennsylvania, November 1986
District of Columbia, July 1989

CERTIFICATION
Dispute Resolution, Mediation
North Carolina, July 1996
Legal Clerk, Judge Advocate General
US Army Reserve

MBA PROGRAM
Legal, Social, & Ethical Aspects of Business
Integrative Capstone Project

UNDERGRADUATE PROGRAM
Legal, Social, & Ethical Aspects of Business I
Legal, Social, & Ethical Aspects of Business II
Introduction to Business
Management Concepts
Wage & Salary Administration

RESEARCH/COURSE DEVELOPMENT
Employment Discrimination
Intellectual Property & Cyber Law
Inventory Fraud
HMO Liability & Related Laws

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS
"HMO Liability: An Examination of Laws Affecting Patient Rights," to the publication of the National Bar Association, March/April 2001.

"Learning The Law…What You Need To Know," with Allan Ruben Field, Clark Atlanta University, to the New Accountant, October/November 2000.

"Teaching Inventory Fraud and Its Consequences to First Year Accounting Students," with Allan Rubenfield, Clark Atlanta University, to the Accounting Instructors' Report, Fall 2000.

"Accountable Actions: The Legal Implications Of Inventory Fraud," Journal of Business Issues, September 1996.

"Single Mothers on Welfare: Facts and Myths," National Bar Association, February 1996.

"Legacy: Portrait of James Edward O'Hara," The North Carolina State Bar Quarterly, December 1995.

"Merrill Lynch: Can 900 Women Be Wrong?, Proceedings of the Southeastern Case Research Association, February 2000.

"Employment Law & Cyber Law," presented to the participants at the Small Business Executive Education Program, School of Business Administration, Clark Atlanta University (August 2000).

"How to Write Business Cases," presented to the participants at the Special Problems in Management Class, School of Business Administration, Clark Atlanta University (Spring 2000).

"Janice Johnson v. The State of Illinois," Proceedings of the Southeastern Case Research Association, February 1999.

"Employment Law & Cyber Law," presented to the participants at the Small Business Executive Education Program, School of Business Administration, Clark Atlanta University (March 2000).

"Carolina Construction Corporation: A Critical Analysis of the Parole Evidence Rule," Proceedings of the Southeast Case Research Association, February 1997.

"DS Plus, Inc.," Proceedings of the Southeast Case Research Association, February 1995.

EXPERIENCE
Assistant Professor, North Carolina A&T State University
Adjunct Professor, University of Houston-Downtown
Consultant, Commissioners' Court, Harris County, Houston, Texas
Specialist, Exxon Company, USA
Legal Clerk, Judge Advocate General, US Army Reserve


Paul Brown

Office: 320
Phone: 404-880-8154
Email: pbrown@sbus.cau.edu

Assistant Professor of Finance

Virgil A. Carr

Office: 306 Wright Hall
Phone: 404-880-8143
Email: vcarr@sbus.cau.edu

Assistant Professor of Accounting

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATION

M.B.A. Atlanta University
B.A. Morris Brown College

PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATION

Certified Public Accountant (CPA)

MBA PROGRAM

Financial Reporting
Auditing

EXPERIENCE
· Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, KS & B Cabinet Mart Inc
· Controller, Management & Training, Atlanta Job Corps Center Corporation
· Corporate Financial Staff, Neptune International Corp
· Accountant, Peak Marwick, Mitchell & Co
· Corporate Accountant, Dow Chemical Corporation

Charlie Carter

Office: 331 McPheeters Dennis Hall
Phone: 404-880-6288
Email: ccarter@panthenet.cau.edu

Associate Professor of Economics

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATION
Ph.D. Economics, University of Illinois, Urbana Champaign, IL
M.A. Economics, University of Illinois, Urbana Champaign, IL
B.A. Economics, Tougaloo College, MS

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS
"Methodology for Evaluating Energy R&D", U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Science and Technology Policy, June 1997

"An Analysis of the Influence of Background Characteristics on Attrition Among Black Physicians: A Special Study of Graduates From McHarry Medical College 1955-1990. Prepared for U.S Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Office of Minority Health, 1995

"A study of Solid and Hazardous Waste Generation and Disposal Capacity for Civilian and U.S. Army, 1980-1990", U.S Department of Army Environmental Policy Institute, Champaign, IL

EXPERIENCE
Senior Business Economist, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta
Adjunct Professor, Morehouse College
Assistant Professor of Economics, Florida A&M University
Graduate Research Assistant, University of Illinois, Urbana Champaign

Evelyn Winston-Dadzie

Office: 99C Wright Hall
Phone: 404-880-8139
Email: edadzie@sbus.cau.edu

Assistant Professor of Management

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATION

Ph.D. Business Administration, Fuqua School of Business, Duke University
Specialty: Organizational Behavior and Management

M.A. The Ohio State University, Public Administration
Specialty: Human Resource Management

B.A. North Carolina Central University
Specialty: Public Administration

MBA PROGRAM
Coaches the National Black MBA case competition for Clark Atlanta University (CAU)

RESEARCH/COURSE DEVELOPMENT
Organizational Justice
Cultural Diversity, Economic Development and Diffusion

COURSES TAUGHT
Principles of Management
Business Policy/Strategy
Global Leadership
Organizational Behavior

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS
The Role of Top Managers in Market Orientation in Nigerian and Kenyan Firms, co-authored Kofi Dadzie, forthcoming October 2001, The Journal of Business and Industrial Marketing.

The Role of Top Managers in Market Orientation in Nigerian and Kenyan Firms,
Co-authored with Kofi Dadzie, Proceedings-International Academy of African Business and Development Conference, Washington, D.C. April 2000.

Influence in the organizational buying center and logistics automation technology adoption, co-authored with Kofi Dadzie, Wesley J. Johnston and Bonghee Yoo, The Journal of Business and Industrial Marketing, Vol. 14, No. 5/6, 1999

SUPERVALU, Inc.: Professional Development Program, (case) co-authored with Francis J. Aguilar and Stacey Settle, Harvard Business School Management Education Alliance, 1999.

EXPERIENCE
Visiting Professor, Southern Polytechnic University,
Assistant Professor, Morehouse College
Co-chair for the Management Club.
Federal Systems Division of International Business Machines (IBM) in the Human Resource Management department.
Internal Consultant, Glaxo/Burroughs Welcome

Frank N.F Dadzie

Office: 331 McPheeters Dennis Hall
Phone: 404-880-6287
Email: fdadzie@panthenet.cau.edu

Assistant Professor of Economics

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATION
M.PH. Public Health, Emory University, GA
M.A. Economics, Vanderbilt University
B.A. Economics, University of Ghana

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS
"Conceptual Framework for Estimating Burden of Mycobacterium Disease (Buruli Ulcer) - Paper presented at the Third Ad Hoc Advisory Group Meeting at World Health Organization, Geneva, March 2000

Co-author, Guidelines for External Financing of Development Projects in Ghana" Ghana Publishing House

EXPERIENCE
Adjunct Professor, Dekalb Community College
Visiting Instructor, Middle Tennessee State University, TN
Assistant Professor of Economics, Fisk University, TN
Adjunct Professor of Economics, Belmont University, TN

Edward L. Davis

Office: 100
Phone: 404-880-8454
Email: edavis@sbus.cau.edu /
eldavis43@aol.com

Professor of Decision Sciences

Ph.D., North Carolina State University
M.S., John Hopkins University
M.S., Ohio University
B.S., Morgan State College

MBA PROGRAM
Production/Operations Management
Business Statistics
Management Information Systems
Systems Analysis and Design

RESEARCH/COURSE DEVELOPMENT
Operations Research
Transportation Management
E-Commerce
Small and Minority Business Development
Disparity Study Analysis

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS
"Forecasting Inflation of Seven Asian Countries using Time Series Methods", with Young Kim. DSI Proceedings

"An Empirical Comparison of Simple versus ARIMA models for the Foreign Sector of the U.S Economy", (with Young Kim and Ivor Mitchell), DSI Proceedings

"An Empirical Comparison of Foreign Trade Forecasts of Six Industrialized Nations", (with Young Kim and Yeong Kim) DSI Proceedings

"MARTA: A Stimulate to Atlanta Development?" Transportation Planning and Technology Journal

"Forecasting GNP/GDP of Six Industrialized Countries with Simple, Box-Jenkins and Combination Methods" (with Young Kim and Alex Williams), DSI Proceedings

EXPERIENCE
Associate Professor, Atlanta University
Assistant Professor, University of Cincinnati
Assistant Professor, North Carolina A&T State University
Visiting Lecturer, North Carolina Central University
Instructor, Morgan State University
Visiting Lecturer, University of Texas at El Paso
Instructor of Mathematics, Missile Science Division, United States Army Air Defense School
Teaching Assistant, Ohio State University
Engineer, Bell Telephone Laboratory
Teaching and Research Scholar, University of Texas at Austin

Frederick A. Fresh

Office: 101A Wright Hall
Phone: 404-880-8855
Email: ffresh@panthernet.cau.edu

Professor of Decision Sciences

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS
PhD., University of Massachusetts, Amherst
ME, Civil Engineering, University of Louisville, KY
MA, Mathematics, University of Louisville, KY

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS
"Study of Screening Policies on the Cost of a Two-Disease Screening Program" (Unpublished Dissertation), 1988

"An Overview of Diagnostic Screening", Presentation, TIMS/ORSA Joint National Meeting, Washington, D.C., 1980.

"New Technologies in Registration", Presentation, NACDRAO Annual Meeting, Nashville, TN, 1999

"Records Retention and Archiving" Presentation, Mississippi ACRAO, Annual Meeting, Lake Tiak O'Khata, MS, 1993

"Enrollment Management: A Delivery System", Workshop, Voorhees College, Recruitment/Marketing Retreat, Augusta, GA., 1989

"Peopleware: Key to Systems Acceptance by Staff", Presentation, AACRAO Annual Meeting, Baltimore, MD, 1986

EXPERIENCE

· University Registrar, Clark Atlanta University
· Dean, Enrollment Management & Registrar, Clark Atlanta University
· Management Systems Consultant, F. A. Fresh Enterprises
· Assistant Professor, School of Business and Industry, Florida A&M University
· Director, Management Information Systems Program, Institute for Services to Education, Inc., Washington, D.C.
· Member, Technical Staff, The Mitre Corporation, McLean, Virginia
· Senior System Analyst, Information Management Group, Leasco Response Incorporated, Washington, D.C.
· Senior Associate Systems Analyst, Postal System Development Department, IBM, Federal Systems Division, Gaithersburg, Maryland
· Systems Analyst (Captain), Directorate of Computers, USAF - Electronic
Systems Division, Bedford, Massachusetts

Rajul Y. Gokarn

Office: 315 Wright Hall
Phone: 404-880-8145
Email: rgokarn@sbus.cau.edu

Assistant Professor of Accounting

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS

Ph. D., Georgia State University
M.P.A., Georgia State University
M.B.A., Georgia State University
B.B.A., Georgia State University
B. Com., Sydenham College of Commerce, Bombay, India, Advanced Accounting and
Auditing

MBA PROGRAM
International Accounting
Accounting for Decision Making
Accounting Theory and Practice

RESEARCH/COURSE DEVELOPMENT
· Gender issues in Accounting
· International Accounting Standards

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

"International Accounting Standard: Fifteen Years Later." For publication in a journal in International Accounting

"Are there Rewards for Women to Pursue Accounting Education? A Cross Cultural Study." For publication in an Accounting Education Journal.

"The Glass Ceiling for Women Accountants: Cross Cultural Study from Men's Point of View."

EXPERIENCE
· Assistant Professor, West Georgia College
· Assistant Professor, California State College
· Teaching Assistant, Georgia State University

Gary Gold

Office: 303 Wright Hall
Phone: 404-880-8466
Email: ggold@sbus.cau.edu

Assistant Professor of Accounting

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATION
· J.D., Indiana University School of Law
· M.B.A., Indiana University
· B.S. Indiana University

PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATION
· Certified Public Accountant (CPA)

BAR MEMBERSHIP
· Virginia State Bar

RESEARCH INTEREST
Student Leadership and Personal Development
Accountants' Legal Liability
Minority Issues in Accounting

EXPERIENCE
· Financial Consultant/Interim Controller, Office of Fiscal Affairs, Morris Brown College, Atlanta GA
· Chairperson-Dept. of Business & Economics/Associate Professor of Accounting and Business Law, Bennett College, Greensborro, NC
· Accounting Consultant, Galaxy Personal Communications Systems, Norcross, GA
· Associate Instructor, Indiana University School of Business, Bloomington, IN
· Associate, Bahy, Connaughton, Feinsterheim & Malone, Washington D.C
· Associate, Jackson, Lewis, Schnitzler & Krupman, Atlanta, GA
· Accountant, Small Business Div., Arthur Andersen & Co., Chicago, IL
· Accountant, Tax Div., Coopers & Lybrand, Boston, MA
· Asst. Exec. Dir.(Finance)-Kappa Alpha Psi Frat. Int'l Hdqts. Philadelphia, PA

 

Andrew O. Hill III

Office: 201D Wright Hall
Phone: 404-880-8999
Email: ahill@sbus.cau.edu

Assistant Professor of Management

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATION
M.A., Pepperdine University
B.A. Clark College

MBA PROGRAM
Principles of Management
Organizational Behavior
Labor Relations

 

RESEARCH/COURSE DEVELOPMENT
Industrial and Labor Relations
International Accounting Standards
Leadership
Human Resources Management

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS
"The Police Planning Process: A Guide". Published by the university of Southern California for Training and Development

"Fitness for Duty: A Non-nonsense Approach to Drug Testing in the Work Place" (with S.M Dew) Published in the American

EXPERIENCE
Manager, Nuclear Security and Safeguards - Houston Texas
Consultant, Office of the Chief, Public Safety Services, U.S. Tennessee
Inspector, Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Office of Inspection and Enforcement, Atlanta, GA

Shirley A Hudson

Office: 201E Wright Hall
Phone: 404-880-6413
Email: sahudson@mindspring.com,
sahudson@sbus.cau.edu
WWW: http://www.mindspring.com/~sahudson
http://www.sahudson.com

Associate Professor of Decision Sciences

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATION
PhD., (Workforce Education and Development) Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, Illinois

CERTIFICATES
Certified Professional Consultant to Management (CPMC), Certified by the
National Bureau of Certified Consultants, Inc., San Diego, CA.

Certificate of Completion COBOL University E- Commerce/COBOL Web
Programming, Iowa Western Community College

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS
Anderton-Lewis, L. A., & Hudson, S. A. (1997). New Era Job Search And
Recruitment, Texas Business Education Association Journal, 6(1), 53-61.

Hudson, S. A. (1994). Enhancing Learning Through Team Work. Interdisciplinary
Studies, 2, 99-104.

Hudson, S. A. & Cook, R., (1992, August 13). Plugging minority students into
the information age. Black Issues in Higher Education, 9(12), 48.

 

Anderton-Lewis, Griffin, F. & Hudson, S. A. (2000, March). Preparing students
for on-line instructions. Presented at the Association for Business
Communication Joint Conference of the Southeast, Eastern and Canadian
Regions, Nashville, TN.

Hudson, S. A. (1999, November). Effects of technology, multimedia and/or
distance learning in business and education. Paper presented at the 1999
Computers on Campus Conference, Columbia, SC.

EXPERIENCE
· Consultant/Trainer, SAH Training Associates,
· Assistant Professor, Department of Information Management Systems, College of Applied Sciences and Arts, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, Illinois
· Instructor, Southern Illinois University at Carbondale, IL
· Chairperson/Instructor, Sanford-Brown Business College, Granite City, Illinois
· Instructor, Kaskaskia College Business Service Center, Centralia, Illinois

Marcus Ingram

Office: 200C
Phone: 404-880-8740
Email: mingram7696@msn.com
www: www.marcusingram.com


Associate Professor

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS

· Ph.D. in Finance, Georgia State University, 1991
· M.S. in Finance, Georgia State University, 1989
· B.B.A., Kennesaw State College 1987
· Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) conferred 1996

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS:

"Presentation: Peach State Trust Services Corp" (with V. Ingram), a management case in investments, at the North American Case Research Association meeting in October 1999 (currently under review at the Case Research Journal).

"Consistent Estimation of Residual Variance in Regulatory Event Studies" (with V. Ingram), Journal of Financial Research, volume 16, no. 2, pp. 151 160.

"An Empirical Investigation of Mutual Fund Styles" (with D. Austin), Proceedings of the Academy of Financial Services, October, 1995.

"Putting the Value Line Enigma in Perspective", Proceedings of the Academy of Financial Services, October 1993.

Edward Irons
Office: 200A Wright Hall
Phone: 404-880-8420
Email: eirons@sbus.cau.edu

Professor of Finance

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS
D. B. A., Harvard University Graduate School of Business
M.H.A., University of Minnesota
B.S., Central State University

MBA PROGRAM
Financial Markets and Institutions
Money and Banking
Investments

RESEARCH/COURSE DEVELOPMENT
Bank Management

SELECTED RESEARCH PUBLICATIONS

Published widely in banking and financial journals, as well as books. Also serves as Economic Columnist for the Atlanta Journal Constitution

BOOKS
Organizing a New Bank. University of Texas Press, Austin Texas, 1965

Black Managers: The case of the Banking industry. Praeger Press, New York

PERIODICALS
"Market Research for New Bank Organizations," University of Texas Press

"Needed: A Marshall Plan to Facilitate Capital Formation for Negro Business," National Conference on Small Business (sponsored by the United States Department of Commerce)

"Black Capitalism in Black America," United Publishing Company, 1968

EXPERIENCE
Professor and Chairman of the Department of Business Administration and organizer of the Business School, Howard University

Professor, Texas Southern University

Principal organizer and first President, Riverside National Bank

Superintendent, Office of Banking and Financial Institutions for the District of Columbia

Chief of the Investment survey Division, Agency for International Development (USAID)

Assistant Business Manager, Florida A&M University

Administrator, Consolidated State Institutions, Taft, Oklahoma

Director, Lincoln National Life Corporation

Director, Atlanta Life Insurance Corporation

Young H. Kim

Office: 99B Wright Hall
Phone: 404-880-8450
Email: ykim@sbus.cau.edu

Professor and Department Chair, Decision Sciences

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS
· PhD Georgia State University
· M.S., Georgia State University
· M.B.A. Yonsei University; M.S.,
· B.B.A., Yonsei University, Seoul Korea

MBA PROGRAM
· Management Information Systems
· Database Management
· Programming Languages
· Operations Management
· Quantitative Methods

RESEARCH/COURSE DEVELOPMENT
· Software Development
· Forecasting
· Office Automation
· Operations Research

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS
· " On the Accuracy of Time-Series Methods for Stock-Price Forecasts"(with Edward Davis and Fay Cobb), Proceedings 1994 Annual Meeting of Decision Sciences Institute, Honolulu Hawaii
· "An Empirical Evaluation of Interest-Rate and Time-Series Methods for Inflation Forecasts," (with Mesfin Buzeneh), Proceedings 1994 Annual Meeting of Decision Sciences Institute, Honolulu Hawaii
· "An Evaluation of the Time-Series Methods for Korean Stock-Price-Index Forecasts,"(with Bong Hong), the Asian Business and Economics Conference, St. John's University, 1994
· Inflation Forecasts for Seven Asian Nations Using Time Series Methods," the Asian Business and Economics Conference, St. John's University, November 5, 1994
· "Forecasting Inflation of Seven Industrialized Nations Using Time-Series Methods," (with Ranjit Singh), Proceedings 1993 Annual Meeting of Decision Sciences Institute, Washington DC

EXPERIENCE

· Assistant Professor, Atlanta University
· Instructor, MIS/DSS, Georgia State University
· Instructor, Inha University and Korea Aviation College, Seoul Korea
· Research and Systems Analyst, Hunghwa Manufacturing Inc

Joyce McGriff

Office: 201C Wright Hall
Phone: 404-880-6359
Email: jmcgriff@sbus.cau.edu

Assistant Professor of Marketing

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS
PhD University of Cincinnati
MBA, Atlanta University
B.S., North Carolina Central University

MBA PROGRAM
Advertising Campaign
Consumer Behavior
Brand and Product Management
Marketing Strategy and Control
Ecological Marketing

RESEARCH/COURSE DEVELOPMENT
· Consumer Behavior
· Advertising
· Brand and Product Management

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS
· "Are African American Consumers Unique: An assessment of Market Research Needs" (with Andrew Honeycutt and Lydia M.Floyd), Proceedings Association of Marketing Theory and Practice
· "Recovering Addicts' Responses to the Cinematic Portrayal of Drug and Alcohol Addiction", with Elizabeth Hirschman, Journal f Public Policy and Marketing

EXPERIENCE
· President, Banner Marketing Information Services Inc, Atlanta GA
· Instructor, Columbia College of Arts, Chicago IL
· Product Manager, M&M Products Company, Atlanta GA
· Market Development Specialist, Coca-Cola USA
· Product Planner, Hoechst Celanese

Ivor Mitchell

Office: 107A Wright Hall
Phone: 404-880-8463
Email: imitchell@sbus.cau.edu

Christine M. Smith Distinguished Professor of Marketing

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS
PhD University of Georgia
M.B.A., University of Oregon
B.A.A University of Oregon
B.S.C University of Oregon

MBA PROGRAM
Marketing Research
Advertising
Sales Management
Marketing and International Business

RESEARCH/COURSE DEVELOPMENT
· Brand Management
· Consumer Behavior
· International Marketing

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS
· "Correlates of Consumer Shopping Behavior in the Socialist Cooperative Republic of Guyana," Social and Economic Studies, Volume 34, No 2

· "Marketers' Attitudes Toward the Marketing Concept in Nigerian Business and Non-business operations," Columbia Journal of World Business, Vol. XIX No. 3

· The Impact of Culture and Marketing Management Strategy," Review of Black Political Economy, Vol. 10 No. 3

· "Brand Preference Factors in the Patronage and consumption of Nigerian beer," Columbia Journal of World Business (Coauthored with Tom Amok)

· "Cooperative Transformation Process: Adaptation Strategies and Programs," Review of International Cooperation Vol.72 No. 4

EXPERIENCE
· Senior Fulbright Professor, University of Guyana, Georgetown, Guyana
· Senior Fulbright Professor, University of Benin, Nigeria
· Senior Fulbright Professor, University of Ibadan, Nigeria
· Director, Florida Center for International Business Analysis, FSU
· Associate Professor, Jackson State University
· Assistant Professor, Florida State University
· Research Assistant, University of Georgia

Thomas Neil

Office: 201A Wright Hall
Phone: 404-880-6465
Email: tneil@sbus.cau.edu, penguin@mindspring.com

Associate Professor of Management

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS
Ph.D. Personnel Service/Social Psychology, University of Florida
M.Ed. Personnel Guidance, University of Florida
B. A. Psychology/Math, University of Florida

MBA PROGRAM
Managerial Communications
Organizational Behavior
Management of Organizations
Business Policy
Personnel Management
Special Problems in Management

RESEARCH/COURSE DEVELOPMENT
Emotional Intelligence
Strategic Entrepreneurship
Human Systems
Cognitive Structures - Visual Thinking, Concept Mapping
Learning: The Acquisition and Transfer of Knowledge

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

· "Learning through Confusion: Challenging Existing Beliefs About Learning and Instruction," presented at the 6th EDINEB Conference and published in Educational Innovation in Economics and Business V.
· Seeing environmental opportunities: effects of entrepreneurial ability, efficacy, motivation and desirability", Todd J. Hostager, Thomas C. Neil, Ronald L. Decker & Richard D. Lorentz, Journal of Organizational Change Management, 1998, 11(1), PP 11-25.
· "Interpersonal Communications for Criminal Justice Personnel: Allyn and Bacon, Inc Boston
· "Jail Operations Training Manual" State of Nebraska
· "A Structured Model for Identifying Counselor Skills", Counselor Education and Supervision,
· "Opportunity: Its Recognition and Entrepreneurial Behavior" (with Hostager T.J) in Research at the Marketing/Entrepreneurship Interface, G. E. Hill & R. W. LaForge (Eds.), Office for Entrepreneurial Studies, Chicago, IL, 1992
· "Operationalizing Interpersonal Communication Skills for Managing a Diverse Workforce"(with G.E. Hills and R.W. Laforge) University of Illinois at Chicago
· " Dekalb County Board of Health" (Case) co-authored with Jane Nelson, MPH, Ph.D., Public Health Leadership and Management: Cases and Context, by Stuart A. Caper, Peter M. Ginter & Linda Swayne, Sage Publications Inc., September 2001.

EXPERIENCE
· Chairperson and Associate Professor, Department of Criminal Justice, University of South Carolina
· Assistant Professor, College of Education, University of Georgia

Ajamu Nyomba

Office: 331 McPheeters Dennis Hall
Phone: 404-880-6286
Email: anyomba@panthernet.edu


Assistant Professor of Economics

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS
· Ph.D. (Economics) University of Texas at Austin, TX
· MA (Economics) University of Texas at Austin, TX
· B.A. (Economics) Clark College, Atlanta GA

RESEARCH INTEREST
Economic Development
Macroeconomics
Caribbean Economic History
Regional Integration

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS:
"The New International Economic Order and the New World Order: A Critical Review".

Ethics and Values in Science and Math Education", with Mrs. Phyllis Wyatt-Woodruff

"Multinational Corporations and the Third World".

EXPERIENCE
Assistant Professor, Clark College
Assistant Instructor, University of Texas at Austin
Teaching Assistant, University of Texas at Austin

Wanda Lee Owens

Office: 305 Wright Hall
Phone: 404-880-8459
Email: wlee@arches.uga.edu


Assistant Professor of Finance

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS
· Ph.D. (Finance) University of Georgia
· MBA (Finance) Clark Atlanta University
· B.B.A.(Marketing) Howard University

RESEARCH INTEREST
Capital Structure
Mergers and Acquisitions
International Finance
Privatization

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS:
"Do Mergers Result in Wealth Creation or Wealth Redistribution? Evidence from Large Bank Stock Mergers."

"State Ownership and the Financial Performance of Privatized Bank" An Empirical Analysis", with W. Megginson and J. Verbrugge

EXPERIENCE
Instructor, University of Georgia
Instructor, Georgia Banking School
Asset Marketing Specialist, Resolution Trust Corporation
Assistant Vice President, Wells Fargo Bank
Corporate Banking Officer, First National Bank of Chicago

Ganesh M. Pandit

Office: 319 Wright Hall
Phone: 404-880-8140
E-mail: profgmp@hotmail.com

Associate Professor of Accounting

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATION
· Doctor of Business Administration, 1994, Louisiana Tech University
· Master of Business Administration, 1990, Northeast Louisiana University
· Post-Graduate Diploma in Systems Management, 1988, University of Bombay
· Bachelor of Commerce, 1983, University of Bombay

PROFESSIONAL DESIGNATIONS
· Certified Public Accountant (Georgia), 2000.
· Certified Management Accountant, 1995.
· Certified Public Accountant (Louisiana), 1990.
· Chartered Accountant (India), 1987.

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

· "Clients' Perceptions of Their Incumbent Auditors and Their Loyalty to the Audit Firms: An Empirical Study," THE MID-ATLANTIC JOURNAL OF BUSINESS, December 1999: 171-188.

· "Big CPA Firms and Perceptions of Clients: Evidence from Publicly Traded Companies," JOURNAL OF ACCOUNTING & FINANCE RESEARCH, Spring 2000: 26-33.

· "Auditor switching in Public Companies: Evidence from Recent Data in Over-the-Counter Markets," with J. Ralph Byington, at the 1993 Southwest Regional Meeting of the American Accounting Association.

· "Professional Monopoly in Accounting and Auditor Concentration: Evidence from Some Cross-Sectional Data," with J. Ralph Byington, at the 1993 Southeast Regional Meeting of the American Accounting Association.

· "Switching to Auditor Firms of Dissimilar Sizes: An Empirical Study of the Over-the-counter Markets," at the 1993 Mid-Atlantic Regional Meeting of the American Accounting Association.

· "Contribution of Dr. Robert T. Sprouse to the Accounting profession: A Biographical Study", at the 1993 Conference of Biographical Research in Accounting of the Academy of Accounting Historians.

· A Causal Explanation to Income Smoothing Actions of Financial Managers: A Conceptual Model using Structural Equation Modeling Technique," at the 1994 Southwest Regional Meeting of the American Accounting Association.

· "Perceived Audit Quality and Auditor Switching: An Empirical Study of the Big-Six clients," with J. Ralph Byington, at the 1995 Southwest Regional Meeting of the American Accounting Association. This paper was selected as the American Accounting Association, Southwestern Region's recipient of the Southwestern Federation of Administrative Disciplines 1995 Distinguished Paper Award sponsored by Richard D. Irwin, Inc.

· "Measuring the Readability of Selected Accounting Journals: An Empirical Investigation," with J. Ralph Byington, at the 1995 annual Meeting of the American Society of Business and Behavioral Sciences.

· "Clients' Perceptions of Certain Auditor Attributes and Subsequent Changes in Auditors: A Study of Non-Big Six Clients," at the 1995 annual Meeting of the Mid-South Institute of Accountants.

· "Importance of Certain Factors To Accounting Students In the Selection Of Their Major: The Influence of Gender and Age" at the 1998 annual Meeting of the American Society of Business and Behavioral Sciences.

· "Computer Efficacy in Management Accountants: A Small Sample Study," at the 1998 annual Meeting of the American Society of Business and Behavioral Sciences.

· "Audit Quality: One Term, Many Definitions. A review of some prior research" at the 1999 Annual meeting of American Society of Business and Behavioral Sciences.

· "A Comparison of Business and Technology Students With Respect to Their Choice of Academic Major" with Gopal Mohan, at the 1999 Annual Conference of the American Association for Engineering Education.

· "Student Perceptions on the Importance of Course Syllabi" with Allen Rubenfield, at the 2000 Annual meeting of American Society of Business and Behavioral Sciences.
· "Introduction to the AICPA and the IMA," presented to the Accounting Club at Clark Atlanta University, School of Business Administration (October 1998).
· "Graduate Programs in Accounting at CAU and the Accounting Career," presented to the Accounting Club at Clark Atlanta University, School of Business Administration (March 1999).
· "Audit Quality: One Term, Many Definitions" with J. Ralph Byington at the 1999 Southeastern Regional meeting of American Accounting Association.
· "Education and Internet Technology" presented at the 1999 Southeastern Regional Conference of the National Association of Black Accountants in Atlanta (October 1999).
· "Web Technology: What's in it for you?" presented to the participants at the Small Business Executive Education Program, School of Business Administration, Clark Atlanta University (March 2000).
· "Building An Online Classroom," an hour-and-a-half long presentation on the use of Internet technology in teaching accounting classes, presented at the 2000 Southeast Regional Meeting of the American Accounting Association.
· "Web Technology: What's in it for you?" presented to the participants at the Small Business Executive Education Program, School of Business Administration, Clark Atlanta University (August 2000).
· "Education and Internet Technology: Applications and Considerations" presented at the 2000 Southeastern Regional Conference of the National Association of Black Accountants in Atlanta (October 2000).
EXPERIENCE
· Assistant Professor of Accounting, Savannah State University Savannah, GA
· Teaching Assistant, Louisiana Tech University, Ruston, LA
· Graduate Assistant, Northeast Louisiana University, Monroe,
· Accounts Officer, Gujarat Ambuja Cements Limited, Bombay, India.
· Audit Officer, P. C. Hansotia & Co., Chartered Accountants, India.
· Audit Assistant, P. C. Hansotia & Co., Chartered Accountants, India.


Jeffrey Philips

Office: 201B
Phone: 404-880-8480
Email: jphillips@sbus.cau.edu
WWW: biggaccountant.com

Associate Professor and Department Chair, Accounting

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS

· Ph.D., University of Georgia
· M. A., University of Georgia
· M. S., Air Force Institute of Technology
· B. A., Rutgers-State University of New Jersey

 

PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATION
· Certified Public Accountant

MBA PROGRAM
Financial Accounting
Integrative Capstone Project
Cost Management Systems
Issues in Cost Management
Accounting Information Systems
Management Accounting

 

RESEARCH/COURSE DEVELOPMENT
· Issues in Cost Management
· Internal Control Systems
· Information Technology in Accounting research
· Cost Management for Support Systems

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS
"Estimating the Accuracy of Activity Costs of Major Weapons Systems Acquisitions", with Hugh S. McCleod, School of Systems and Logistics, The Air Force Institute of Technology.

"Impact of Mobility on Fertility," with H. Leroy Gill and Donald Haurin, Western Economics Association meeting, San Francisco, California, July 1988

"Modified Bayesian Bounds using Real Accounting Populations," with James T. Godfrey and John Neter, ORSA-TIMS, Los Angeles, California, April 1986.

"Applying the Report of the Committee of Sponsoring Organizations (COSO)
of the Treadway Commission, Internal Control - Integrated Framework, to
the Americans with Disabilities Act," with Jane E. Campbell and Thomas A.
Gavin, Seventh Annual Internal Auditor Education and Training Colloquium,
Toronto, Ontario, Canada, June 1994.

EXPERIENCE
· Assistant Professor, University of Dayton
· Assistant Professor, Air Force Institute of Technology


Allen Rubenfield

Office: 201I Wright Hall
Phone: 404-880-8786
Email: arubenfield@sbus.cau.edu

Assistant Professor of Accounting

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATION
· J.D., University of Pittsburgh
· M.B.A (Accounting) University of Pittsburgh
· BA Pennsylvania State University


Professional Designation
· Certified Public Accountant

COURSES TAUGHT:
Accounting:
Introductory Accounting 1
Introductory Accounting 2 (Managerial)
Intermediate Accounting 1
Intermediate Accounting 2
Auditing
Not-for-Profit
Cost

Tax:
Fundamentals of Federal Income Taxation
Taxation of Individuals
Partnership Taxation
Corporate Taxation
Federal Estate, Gift and Trust Taxation

Business Law:
Introductory
Commercial Law and Transactions
Legal Environment of Business
Administrative Law and Government
Business Legal Issues
Ethics


SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

"The Impact of Syllabus on Faculty and Students," with Brian M. Nagle, State System of Higher Education, Summer Academy Expansion Project, Teacher/Scholar Grant, 1995.

"Learning the Law…What You Need To Know," with Raphael Boyd, Clark Atlanta University, the New Accountant, October/November 2000

"Teaching Inventory Fraud and Its Consequences To First Year Accounting Students," with Raphael Boyd, Clark Atlanta University, The Accounting Instructors' Report, Fall, 2000.

"Big CPA Firms and Perceptions of Clients: Evidence from Publicly Traded Companies," with Ganesh M. Pandit, The Journal of Accounting and Finance Research, Winter 1999.

"Accounting for Stock-Based Compensation: Options on Options," with Ronald R. Rubenfield. The Journal of Accounting and Finance Research, Spring 1997.

"For Not-for-Profits: How to Complete Form 990," The Journal of Accounting, Taxation and Finance for Business, Summer 1996.

"Paperless Recordkeeping and Taxpayer Penalties," The Journal of Accounting, Taxation and Finance for Business, Spring 1996.

"Back to the Future with Electronic Filing," with George H. Bodnar, The Journal of Accounting, Taxation and Finance for Business, Summer 1995.

"Implications of the Revenue Reconciliation Act of 1993 on Individual Donations to Charitable Organizations," with Seleshi Sisaye, Pennsylvania CPA Journal, April 1995.

"Tax-Record Retention Requirements," with George H. Bodnar, Internal Auditing, Vol. 8, No. 4, Spring 1993.

"Teaching Accounting's Conceptual Framework," with Ronald R. Rubenfield, Robert Morris College, Educator's Roundtable, June 20, 1999, Institute of Management Accountants.

"Student perceptions on the Importance of Course Syllabi,' with Brian Nagle, Duquesne University, and Ganesh Pandit, Clark Atlanta University, the American Society of Business and Behavioral Sciences Annual Meeting February 2000.

EXPERIENCE
· Certified Public Accountant, tax-per-diem basis,
· Faculty of Accounting, Community College of Allegheny County, North
· Faculty of Accounting, Robert Morris College
· Assistant Professor of Taxation, Duquesne University
· Faculty of Business, University of Maryland, College Park, University of Maryland, University College, Mt. Vernon College.
· Marvin B. Riibner and Associates, Certified Public Accountant
· Assistant Professor of Finance and Business Law, University of Wisconsin-Whitewater
· Instructor of Business Administration, Pennsylvania State University-Beaver Campus

Ranjit Singh

Office: 107D Wright Hall
Phone: 404-880-8449
Email: rsingh@sbus.cau.edu

Professor of Decision Sciences

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS
· Ph.D. Economics, Southern Illinois University
· M.B.I.S Information Systems, Georgia State University
· M.A. Economics, Delhi University
· M.S. Statistics, Patna University
· B.S. Physics/Statistics, Meerut College

MBA PROGRAM
Statistics for Business and Economics
Microeconomics
Macroeconomics
Database Management Systems
Programming Languages
Operations Management
Quantitative Methods
Systems Analysis and Design

RESEARCH/COURSE DEVELOPMENT
· Software Development
· Forecasting
· Employment and Job discrimination

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS
· "Forecasting Inflation of Seven Industrialized Nations Using Time-Series Methods," (with Young Kim), Proceedings 1993 Annual Meeting of Decision Sciences Institute, Washington DC
· " Job discrimination and Technology in Selected Industries,' Presented at the annual meeting of Eastern Economic Association, Boston, Massachusetts, 1983
· " Career Development in Business Information Systems," The AUGSBA Review Summer 1980
· "Intermediate Products and the Two-sector Growth Model," Econometric Society Meeting, Detroit
· "Outline of Econometric Model for Owner-Occupied and Rental Housing Market"

EXPERIENCE
· Professor of Economics and Business Administration, Morehouse College
· Associate Professor of Business Administration, Atlanta University
· Teaching Assistant, Southern Illinois University
· Visiting Professor, Department of Business Economics, University of Hawaii

Vijaya Subrahmanyam

Office: 324 Wright Hall
Phone: 404-880-8462
Email: vsubrahmanyam@sbus.cau.edu

Assistant Professor of Finance

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS

· Ph.D. in Finance, Southern Illinois University
· M. S. Southern Illinois University
· M.A., University of Hyderabad, India
· B.A., Osmania University, India

MBA PROGRAM
Financial Markets and Institutions
Commercial Banking
Competitive Strategy

RESEARCH/COURSE DEVELOPMENT
Mergers and Acquisitions and Divestitures
Corporate Governance and Ownership Structure
Mortgage Lending and Discrimination
Fair Lending
Agency Theory
International Banking
International Finance
Economies of Scale and Scope

RESEARCH PUBLICATIONS

"Access to Capital: Small Business Lending and Black Atlanta," co-authored with V. Eagan, Status of Black Atlanta, Southern Center for Policy Studies, Clark Atlanta University, November 1999.

"Non-Linearity in Race and FHA Mortgage Lending: A Neural Network Analysis," co-authored with V. Eagan, Managerial Finance, forthcoming 2000.

"Neural Networks and Dividend Policy," co-authored with V. Eagan and K. Alli, Managerial Finance, August 1999.

"Cost Efficiencies in the S&L Industry," coauthored by A. Saxena, Managerial Finance, August 1999.

"Interdependencies among Nordic and US Stock Markets," co authored with Ike Mathur, The Scandinavian Journal of Economics, 1990: pp. 587 597.

"An Analysis of the Scandinavian Stock Indices," co authored with Ike Mathur, Journal of International Financial Markets, Institutions, and Money, 1991: pp. 91-114.

"Stock Prices, Merger Activity and the Macroeconomy," coauthored with Ike Mathur, New Advances in Financial Economics, edited by Dilip Ghosh (Pergamon Press, London, UK), forthcoming 1994.

"EIS Use In Financial Institutions: Implications For The Executive" coauthored
with Suresh Prabhu. Accepted for publication in the Journal of Information Management and Computer Security, published by MCB University Press in the U.K., 1996.

Henry Whitlow Jr.

Office: 307 Wright Hall
Phone: 404-880-8649
Email: hwhitlow@sbus.cau.edu

Instructor of Decision Sciences

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATION
M.B.A., Harvard University
B.S., North Central University, Durham North Carolina

EXPERIENCE
Business and Systems Analyst, Process Analysis and Business Consulting, GA
Business Process Consultant, IBM, Stamford Connecticut
I/S Planning Manager/Controller, IBM, Endicott New York
Manufacturing Controller, IBM, New York

Alex Williams

Office: 200A, Wright Hall
Phone: 404-880-8475
Email: awilliams@sbus.cau.edu


Robert W. Woodruff Distinguished Professor of Finance

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS
Ph.D. in Finance, Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania
M. B. A. Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania
M.S., University of Pennsylvania
B.S., Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania

MBA PROGRAM
Financial Markets and Institutions
Money and Banking
Investments
Mortgage Lending

RESEARCH/COURSE DEVELOPMENT
Healthcare Financial Management
Bank Management
International Trade and investment

SELECTED BOOKS AND RESEARCH PUBLICATIONS:

"An Empirical Comparison of Simple Smoothing and Box- Jenkins Models for the foreign sector of the U.S Economy," (with Young Kim and Ed Irons), Proceedings of Decisions Sciences Institute 21st Annual Meeting, Missouri 1991

Managing Risk in Mortgage Portfolios, Quorum Books, a division of Greenwood Press, Inc., Praeger Publishers Inc., 1988

International Trade And Investment: A Managerial Approach. John Wiley and sons Publishers, 1982

Risk Factors in Urban Mortgage Lending, with William Beranek, James Kenkel and David Pentico. University of Pittsburgh Press, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

"Estimating Security Price Risk Using Duration and Price Elasticity," with Phillip Pfieffer, Journal of Finance, May 1982

"External Debt Servicing Capacity in Developing Countries with Particular Emphasis on Black Africa, and Implications for U.S. Economic Policy," Journal of Black Political Economy

EXPERIENCE

Executive Director, National Hospital Association. (1989- present)
President, WR Systems, Inc Hospital Systems Computer Software (1989-present)
Member, Fulton County Development Corporation (1984 - present)
Board Director, Presbyterian Pension Fund, Philadelphian, Pennsylvania (1985-1990)
Chairman and President, Central Virginia Development Corporation (1979-1981)

Zelealem Yiheyis

Office: 331 McPheeters Dennis Hall
Phone: 404-880-6289
Email: zyiheyis@panthenet.cau.edu

Assistant Professor of Economics

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATION
Ph.D. Economics, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada
M.A. Economics, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada
B.A. Economics, Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia

RESEARCH/COURSE DEVELOPMENT
Economic Development
Macroeconomics
Labor Economics

COURSES TAUGHT
Principles of Microeconomics
Principles of Macroeconomics
Intermediate Microeconomics
Intermediate Macroeconomics
Economic Development
Labor Economics
Advanced Economic Analysis
International Economics

 

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS
"Fiscal Adjustment to Currency Devaluation in Selected Sub-Saharan African Countries: An Empirical Analysis

"Output and Price Adjustment to Exchange-Rate Changes in the Presence of Exchange and Credit Control"

"Export Adjustment to Currency Depreciation in the Presence of Parallel Markets for Foreign Exchange: The Evidence of selected Sub-Saharan African Countries in the 1980s," Journal of Development Studies, Vol. 34, No. 1 October 1997

"The Determinants of the Parallel Currency Premium in Sub-Saharan Africa." Paper presented at the annual conference of the Canadian Association for the study of International Development, Memorial University of Newfoundland

EXPERIENCE
Assistant Professor, Economics, Brandon University
Lecturer, University of Manitoba, Canada
Economist, Commission for Higher Education, Planning and Programming Unit, Ethiopia

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