Faculty and Staff


Dean

Beverly Brockman, Schroeder Family Dean/School of Business Administration

Dr. Beverly Brockman

Schroeder Family Dean/School of Business Administration

812-488-2954
bb318@evansville.edu

Beverly Brockman received her PhD at the University of Alabama. Prior to joining the University of Evansville, she served as the George Lester Nation Centennial Professor of Entrepreneurship, and Head of the Marketing & Entrepreneurship Department at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga (UTC).| Her research has been published in Decision Sciences, Journal of the Academy of Marketing Science, Journal of Small Business Management, Journal of Product Innovation Management, Journal of Business Research, Journal of Business and Entrepreneurship, and others. Dr. Brockman has developed numerous experiential learning opportunities for students, such as the UTC new venture pitch competition; Solution Scholars – a co-curricular research consulting program in coordination with the Tennessee Small Business Development Center; and internships at the Hamilton County Business Development Center INCubator. She serves as the dean of the Schroeder Family School of Business Administration.

Accounting

Ben Johnson, Assistant Professor of Accounting

Dr. Ben Johnson

Assistant Professor of Accounting

Schroeder School of Business Building, Room 140
812-488-2862
bj23@evansville.edu

Benjamin W. Johnson, CPA, is an assistant professor of accounting at the University of Evansville. He earned his BS in Accounting from the University of Evansville and worked for a CPA firm upon graduation.| Dr. Johnson earned his MSM from Oakland City University, and earned his DBA from Anderson University. Ben has held a Certified Public Accountant license from the state of Indiana since 2003 and maintains a current tax practice. Dr. Johnson's current teaching responsibilities include Principles of Accounting, Intermediate Accounting, and Federal Income Tax.
Rania Mousa, Associate Professor of Accounting / Mead Johnson Nutrition Endowed Chair in Business

Dr. Rania Mousa

Associate Professor of Accounting / Mead Johnson Nutrition Endowed Chair in Business

Schroeder School of Business Building, Room 148
812-488-2853
rm190@evansville.edu
Mousa Mousa Full Biography

Dr. Mousa is an associate professor of accounting at the University of Evansville. She earned her PhD in Accounting from the University of Birmingham, UK (2010) and her BA in Accounting from the American University in Cairo, Egypt (2000).| She received an MBA degree from Illinois Institute of Technology (2002). Since 2002, Rania worked as a financial analyst in several financial services companies in Chicago (USA), Cairo (Egypt) and Kuwait. She also completed a number of short-term appointments at some universities in Egypt, achieving the level of assistant lecturer. While pursuing her PhD in the UK, Rania worked as a visiting accounting lecturer in Birmingham Business School (University of Birmingham). Dr. Mousa's main research interests include electronic government, electronic business and financial reporting, and the adoption and usage of Extensible Business Reporting Language (XBRL).
Martha Stilwell, Assistant Professor of Accounting / Associate Dean

Mrs. Martha Stilwell

Assistant Professor of Accounting / Associate Dean

Schroeder School of Business Building, Room 121
812-488-2859
ml86@evansville.edu

Professor Stilwell earned her Master in Professional Accounting from the top-ranked program at the University of Texas at Austin in 2010.| She is a UE alumna, earning a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, summa cum laude, with a major in Management in 2009. She is currently working on a Doctorate in Business Administration with a focus on Accounting at Creighton University, with an expected graduation date of 2020. Professor Stilwell also holds an active CPA license in Indiana. She worked in public accounting at BKD, LLP, as an auditor for five years prior to joining the UE faculty in Fall 2015. She currently serves as the faculty advisor for the UE Accounting Club, international professional business fraternity Delta Sigma Pi, and Game Players Society. Professor Stilwell teaches Intro. to Managerial Accounting, Intermediate Accounting I, and Auditing courses.

Economics

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Dr. Omer Bayar

Associate Professor of Economics

Schroeder School of Business Building, Room 119
812-488-2867
ob19@evansville.edu
Bayar Bayar Personal Website
Bayar Bayar Full Biography

Omer Bayar is an Associate Professor of Economics and Guthrie May Endowed Chair in Business at the University of Evansville.| He received his Ph.D. in Economics with concentrations in monetary economics, international economics, and applied econometrics from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville in 2010. He is the recipient of United Methodist Exemplary Teacher Award from the University of Evansville for 2015-2016, Class of 1961 Faculty Fellowship Award from the University of Evansville for 2014-2015, Dean’s Research Award from the Schroeder School of Business at the University of Evansville for 2014-2015, Dean’s Teaching Award from the Schroeder School of Business at the University of Evansville for 2015-2016 and 2012-2013, and J. Fred and Wilma A. Holly Fellowship from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville for 2006-2010.

Finance

Walayet Khan, Professor of Finance

Dr. Walayet Khan

Professor of Finance

Schroeder School of Business Building, Room 144
812-488-2869
wk3@evansville.edu
Khan Khan Full Biography

Walayet A. Khan is a professor of finance at the University of Evansville. He received his PhD in finance from the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville. Dr. Khan is an active research scholar and maintains a consistent record of scholarly work.| He has published papers in numerous finance journals and has presented papers at national and international conferences. Dr. Khan has served as consultant to many national and regional organizations, including the Philadelphia Stock Exchange, the Chicago Stock Exchange, Attain (Electronic Communications Network), Kaplan Schweser and locally the Signature School in Evansville. He is the recipient of several awards including 1996 outstanding teacher of the year (UE); 2006 and 2014 UE Global Scholar; and 2008, 2013, and 2018 outstanding researcher, Schroeder School of Business. Dr. Khan is involved in volunteer work for many organizations and reads on diverse topics in his leisure time. He works out and participates in sports regularly and is especially fond of racquetball, tennis, and swimming.
Christopher Brockman, Visiting Professor of Finance

Dr. Christopher Brockman

Visiting Professor of Finance

812-488-2863
cb455@evansville.edu

Dr. Chris Brockman earned both his PhD and MS in Finance from the University of Alabama and a BS in Accounting and Finance from the University of Kentucky. Prior to joining the University of Evansville faculty in fall 2020, he served as the UBS Professor of Portfolio Management at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, for 19 years. His research has been published in The Financial Analysts Journal, The Journal of Real Estate Finance and Economics, Journal of Business Research, Journal of Financial Education, International Journal of Business and Economics, and the American Journal of Business Research. among others. Dr. Brockman is also extensively involved with the students in the SOBA, serving as the Interim Director of the Institute for Banking and Finance (IBF). The IBF programs provide education, consultation, and professional training services in the areas of banking and finance, creating unique experiential learning opportunities for students.

Logistics and Supply Chain Management

Yolanda Obaze, Assistant Professor of Management

Dr. Yolanda Obaze

Assistant Professor of Management

Schroeder School of Business Building, Room 118
812-488-2858
yo21@evansville.edu

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Dr. Faith Fox

Visiting Assistant Professor of Logistics/Chain Supply Management

812-488-5041
fw5@evansville.edu

Faith Fox is a visiting assistant professor of logistics at the University of Evansville. She is currently working on her PhD in Management from the University of South Alabama with an expected graduation date of May 2020. She is a certified logistics technician with the Manufacturing Skill Standards Council. Her dissertation work and research interests focus on business ethics.

Management

Joshua Fenton, Clinical Assistant Professor of Business Law

Mr. Joshua Fenton

Clinical Assistant Professor of Business Law

1907 Mulberry St.- 21st Century, Room SB-145
812-488-5218
jf224@evansville.edu

Josh Fenton earned his Juris Doctor degree from the Shepard Broad School of Law at Nova Southeastern University in Fort Lauderdale, Florida in 2011 and his Bachelor of Science degree in aeronautics from Embry Riddle Aeronautical University in Daytona Beach, Florida in 2007.| Josh worked as an airline transport pilot from 2000 to 2007 and as a senior manager at a worldwide air carrier between 2005 and 2013. Josh started his own law firm in 2012 and continues to actively practice law, focusing primarily on business and aviation law. Josh also serves as a safety and compliance consultant to numerous aviation companies. His research interests include cryptography and cybersecurity and safety and human factors in the aerospace and nuclear power industries.
Laura Dwyer, Associate Professor of Management

Dr. Laura Dwyer

Associate Professor of Management

Schroeder School of Business Building, Room 142
812-488-1156
lp39@evansville.edu
Dwyer Dwyer Full Biography

Dr. Dwyer earned her PhD in 1999 from Purdue University in organizational behavior and her Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Indiana University in 1985.| She passed the Certified Public Accountant exam in Illinois in 1987. Before graduate school, Dr. Dwyer worked for eight years at Amoco Corporation in Chicago (now BP) in various accounting positions. She teaches courses in Organizational Behavior, Decision Making, and Leadership. Dr. Dwyer's research interests include leadership, self-efficacy, and mentoring.
Heather Fenton, Assistant Professor of Management

Dr. Heather Fenton

Assistant Professor of Management

Schroeder School of Business Building, Room 117
812-488-2387
hf52@evansville.edu
Fenton Fenton Full Biography

Dr. Fenton joined the UE faculty in 2015 as an Assistant Professor of Management.| She earned her PhD in Business Administration from Florida Atlantic University (2015) and both her MBA (2010) and her BBA (2008) from the University of North Florida in Jacksonville, Florida. She teaches courses in management, including Global Strategic Management, Competitive Dynamics, Managing Global Relationships, and International Business Strategy. Dr. Fenton’s research interests include mergers and acquisitions, interorganizational trust, and strategic leadership.

Marketing

Rob Montgomery, Professor of Marketing

Dr. Rob Montgomery

Professor of Marketing

Schroeder School of Business Building, Room 115
812-488-2854
rm44@evansville.edu
Montgomery Montgomery Full Biography

Rob Montgomery is professor of marketing at the University of Evansville where he has served on the faculty since 1998. Prior to UE, Rob was Assistant Professor of Marketing at the University of North Carolina Pembroke for five years.| Rob received his DBA and MBA at Mississippi State University and his BSBA from the University of Southern Indiana. Rob has taught nearly every marketing course at one time or another. Currently, he teaches EMBA Global Marketing, Principles of Marketing, Personal Selling, Marketing Management, and Marketing Research. Rob's current research interests include The Hunting Consumer and Thrift Store Marketing. His research has appeared in the Journal of Marketing Management, Great Ideas for Teaching Marketing, International Journal of Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Marketing, The Sports Journal, Journal for Economics Educators, Journal of Ministry Marketing Management, Journal of Nonprofit and Public Sector Marketing, The Academy of Marketing Studies Journal, and others.

Quantitative Methods

Julie Frazier, Clinical Assistant Professor of Data Analytics / Director of Assurance Learning

Mrs. Julie Frazier

Clinical Assistant Professor of Data Analytics / Director of Assurance Learning

Schroeder School of Business Building, Room 133
812-488-2404
jf178@evansville.edu

Julie Frazier earned a Master of Business Administration degree from The Ohio State University with a Major in Logistics and Operations Management and a Minor in International Business. She worked as a Logistics Analyst for USG Corporation.| Prior to that she worked as a radiation therapist at Memorial Hospital in South Bend, IN. She earned a Bachelors in General Studies at Indiana University South Bend; an Associate of Science degree in Radiologic Technology from USI; and a Certificate Degree in Radiation Therapy. She now teaches the introductory QM 160, Introduction to Data Analytics course while also maintaining the Assurance of Learning program for the Schroeder School of Business AACSB accreditation.

Adjunct Faculty

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Mrs. Megan Taylor

Adjunct Instructor of Accounting

812-488-5108
mt263@evansville.edu

Megan Taylor is an adjunct professor of accounting at the University of Evansville. She earned her Bachelor of Science, cum laude, with a major in accounting from the University of Southern Indiana in 2006.| Professor Taylor worked in public accounting at BKD, LLP, for five years and holds an inactive CPA license in Indiana. Her teaching responsibilities include Introduction to Financial Accounting and Introduction to Managerial Accounting.
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Mr. Fred Cox

Adjunct Instructor

812-488-2021
fc5@evansville.edu

Mr. Cox earned a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Oklahoma as well as a Bachelor of Arts degree from Geneva College with additional graduate level work from Youngstown State University and the University of Georgia.| He recently retired from Vectren Corporation as Director of Compensation and Benefits with previous assignments with other organizations in Accounting, Logistics, and General Management. Mr. Cox is a Certified Compensation and Benefits Professional. He teaches Management Courses in Human Resources and Compensation and Benefits.
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Dr. Robert Young

Adjunct Instructor in Business

812-488-2433
ry20@evansville.edu

Robert Young is a licensed California attorney. He holds a JD from the University of San Diego and a BA degree in Economics (finance emphasis) from the University of California at Santa Cruz.| His first career after college involved conflict resolution by means of aggressively and tactically applied violence (Naval Officer). After law school and the California bar exam, Young became an associate at one of the nation’s largest law firms. Two decades later, he finished his active practice of law as an equity partner of one of California’s oldest and most distinguished firms. In between, he served as a Deputy District Attorney in a large city. Young has prosecuted and defended felony criminal cases. He has handled civil jury trials as counsel for plaintiff and as counsel for defendant. He has negotiated all manner of deals, disputes and mediations.

Administration and Staff

Sethlyn Morgan, Director of the Office for Career Success

Ms. Sethlyn Morgan, MBA

Director of the Office for Career Success
sm247@evansville.edu
Schroeder School of Business Building, Room 135
812-488-1148

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Mrs. Sherry Hawkins

Administrator/School of Business Administration
sh55@evansville.edu
Schroeder School of Business Building, Room 152
812-488-2851

Rebecca Oates, Assistant Director of the Office for Career Success

Ms. Rebecca Oates, MBA

Assistant Director of the Office for Career Success
ro32@evansville.edu
Schroeder School of Business Building, Room 131
812-488-5213

Kimberly Flener, Administrative Assistant for the School of Business Administration

Mrs. Kimberly Flener

Administrative Assistant for the School of Business Administration
kf129@evansville.edu
Schroeder School of Business Building, Room 130
812-488-2852

Office Phone:
812-488-2851

Office Email:
businessadmin@evansville.edu

Office Location:
Room 152, Schroeder School of Business Building