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SIU College of Business faculty members are leading the charge in providing cutting-edge, world class business education to students in each of our degree programs and majors. College of Business students are fortunate to study with faculty who are known nationally and internationally for their contributions in teaching, research and service in their respective fields.

Mavis Adjei

Associate Professor of Marketing

Mavis Adjei

Rehn Hall, 227A
Office: 618| 453-7703
Dept: 618| 453-4341
Fax: 618| 453-7747
mtandoh@business.siu.edu

To say that Professor Adjei is worldly is an understatement. She is fluent in six languages and "so-so in a seventh," she said. Born and raised in Ghana, West Africa, Adjei is an ocean away from home but she feels right at home in southern Illinois. "What I love most about SIU is its ...read full profile >>

Nwamaka (Amaka) Anaza

Assistant Professor of Marketing

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Rehn Hall, 229A
Office: 618| 453-
Dept: 618| 453-4341
Fax: 618| 453-7747
nanaza@business.siu.edu

Nwamaka (Amaka) Anaza joined the faculty at SIU College of Business in 2015. However, she first became a Saluki while earning her bachelor’s in paralegal studies with a minor in history and then continued on at SIU to earn her MBA. She received her Ph.D. from Purdue University in West ...read full profile >>

Xiaoxin Wang Beardsley

Interim Chair of Finance and Hamilton Family Faculty Fellow

Xiaoxin Wang Beardsley

Rehn Hall, 138A
Office: 618 | 453-1422
Dept: 618 | 453-2459
Fax: 618 | 453-5626
xwang@business.siu.edu

Xiaoxin Wang Beardsley, Interim Chair of Finance and Hamilton Family Faculty Fellow, joined SIU in 2003. She teaches Portfolio Theory and Management (FIN 433) and International Finance (FIN 464/BA582). Beardsley said she chose to pursue a career in higher education for several reasons, “I ...read full profile >>

Gordon Bruner II

Professor of Marketing, Emeritus

Gordon Bruner II

Dept: 618| 453-4341
Fax: 618| 453-7747
gcbii@siu.edu

Professor Bruner began working with the SIU College of Business in the Fall of 1984. Prior to that, he received a B.B.A. and M.S. in marketing, both from Texas A&M University. His Ph.D. with a major in marketing and a minor in music was from the University of North Texas. Bruner's research ...read full profile >>

Min Carter

Assistant Professor of Management

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Rehn Hall, 207A
Office: 618| 453-7892
Dept: 618| 453-3307
Fax: 618| 453-7835
min.carter@business.siu.edu

Min Z. Carter is an assistant professor of management. She received her Ph.D. in management from Auburn University. Prior to joining SIU, she completed a two-year post-doctoral program at Auburn University, and served on faculty at Troy University. She also received her MBA from Troy University and ...read full profile >>

Terry Clark

Dean & Professor of Marketing

Terry Clark

Rehn Hall, 221A
Office: 618| 453-7781
Dept: 618| 453-4341
Fax: 618| 453-7747
tclark@business.siu.edu

Terry Clark has a passion for all things Saluki, "Of all the universities I've studied at, worked at or visited, SIU is by far my favorite," he said. "I love Southern Illinois, I love Carbondale and I love our campus." Clark's love affair with SIU started in the 1970s ...read full profile >>

Ye Dai

Assistant Professor of Management

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Rehn Hall, 215A
Office: 618| 453-7884
Dept: 618| 453-3307
Fax: 618| 453-7835
ye.dai@business.siu.edu

Ye Dai joined the College of Business in the fall of 2012 as an assistant professor of management. He received his Ph.D. in management from The University of Texas at Austin, his M.A. in international political economy and development from Fordham University, and his B.A. in international business and ...read full profile >>

Saiying Deng

Associate Professor of Finance

Saiying Deng

Rehn Hall, 126A
Office: 618 | 453-1418
Dept: 618 | 453-2459
Fax: 618 | 453-5626
sdeng@business.siu.edu

Saiying Deng, associate professor of finance, joined the College of Business at SIU in Spring 2009. Deng joined SIU because of the stimulating research environment, and the productive and friendly colleagues at the Department of Finance as well as the college. Deng regularly teaches Financial Markets ...read full profile >>

Bruce DeRuntz

Professor

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Department of Technology
College of Engineering
Engineering D119
Phone: 618| 453-7829

Dr. Bruce DeRuntz is a Professor in the College of Engineering at Southern Illinois University where he teaches classes in leadership, quality and project management. In 2006 he was appointed the Director of SIU’s Leadership Development Program. His research interest is in identifying the ...read full profile >>

Gregory DeYong

Assistant Professor of Management

Gregory DeYong

Rehn Hall, 207C
Office: 618| 453-7888
Dept: 618| 453-3307
Fax: 618| 453-7835
gdeyong@business.siu.edu

Greg DeYong is an Assistant Professor of Operations Management at Southern Illinois University in Carbondale, Illinois. In addition to over 15 years of industrial experience in purchasing, scheduling, ERP systems and factory management, Dr. DeYong holds a degree in Chemistry, an MBA, and a ...read full profile >>

John Fraedrich

James N. Jannetides Professor of Business Ethics

John Fraedrich

Rehn Hall, 219A
Office: 618| 453-7786
Dept: 618| 453-4341
Fax: 618| 453-7747
fraedric@business.siu.edu

John Fraedrich received his bachelor’s degree in management from Brigham Young University and his MS and PhD in marketing from Texas A&M University at College Station. Fraedrich’s research stream began with one of the first empirical business ethics dissertations, was the ...read full profile >>

Diane Frew

Administrative Aide, Department of Management

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Rehn Hall, 210
Office: 618 | 453-7889
Dept: 618 | 453-3307
Fax: 618 | 453-7835
dianef@business.siu.edu

Loretta “Diane” Frew attended John A. Logan College and Southern Illinois University to confer four degrees.  She proudly became a lifetime member of the SIU Alumni Association in 2006.  Previously, Diane worked at the SIU Carterville Campus at Illinois Clean Coal ...read full profile >>

John Goodale

Associate Professor of Management & Director, MBA Programs

John Goodale

Rehn Hall, 210A
Office: 618| 453-7893
Dept: 618| 453-3307
Fax: 618| 453-7835
jgoodale@business.siu.edu

Professor Goodale, a native of southern Michigan, joined the SIU College of Business in Fall 2009. Noting the quality of potential peers, Goodale was sold on the College of Business, "I was attracted to SIU and the Management Department because of the faculty. I feel fortunate to be working in ...read full profile >>

Cynthia Hagan

Lecturer, Department of Finance

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Rehn Hall, 130
Office: 618 | 453-1431
Dept: 618 | 453-2459
Fax: 618 | 453-5626
cindyhagan@siu.edu

Leslee Hammers

Online Undergraduate Program Specialist

Leslee Hammers

Rehn Hall, 025
Office: 618 | 453-4068
Fax: 618 | 453-7961
lhammers@business.siu.edu

Leslee Hammers began working in the Online Undergraduate Program in Spring 2017.  She has a bachelor’s degree in Information Systems Technologies and a master’s degree in Curriculum and Instruction, with an emphasis in Instructional Technology.  Leslee was a ...read full profile >>

Kyle Harfst

Executive Director

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Southern Illinois Research Park, Inc.
1740 Innovation Drive
Phone: 618| 453-3427

Kyle Harfst joined Southern Illinois University in 1994. He brings a background in banking and work with entrepreneurs through his professional and academic experience. Harfst currently serves as executive director of Southern Illinois Research Park. An Iowa native, Harfst holds a bachelor’s ...read full profile >>

Scott Hendricks

Clinical Professor, School of Accountancy

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Rehn Hall, 234A
Office: 618 | 453-1413
Department: 618 | 453-2289
Fax: 618 | 453-1411
scotth@business.siu.edu

Greg Hoffeditz

Lecturer, Department of Management

Greg Hoffeditz

Rehn Hall, 213A
Office: 618| 453-7895
Dept: 618| 453-3307
Fax: 618| 453-7835
ghoffeditz@business.siu.edu

Greg Hoffeditz holds a Ph.D. in Human Resource Education, with a focus on Human Resource Development and Organizational Development, from the University of Illinois; MA in Management from Webster University; and BS in Law Enforcement Administration from Western Illinois University. He has taught ...read full profile >>

Cheryl Burke Jarvis

Lecturer

Cheryl Burke Jarvis

Online Undergraduate Program
Dept. 618| 453-7901

Cheryl Burke Jarvis displays a true passion for the Southern Illinois University College of Business and its faculty. “I really enjoy the warm, collegial environment,” she says. “This is a campus with a heart. People love working and living here, and it shows in the quality ...read full profile >>

Michelle Johanson

Online Undergraduate Program Manager

Michelle Johanson

Rehn Hall, 025
Office: 618 | 453-7901
Fax: 618 | 453-7961
oprogmgr@business.siu.edu

Michelle Johanson joined the College of Business as an accountant in the Dean’s Office in 2015. She was quickly promoted to business manager and is currently the online undergraduate program manager. Managing the online program is a perfect fit for Johanson. She has experience working with ...read full profile >>

Steven Karau

Gregory A. Lee Professor of Management

Steven Karau

Rehn Hall, 211A
Office: 618| 453-7890
Dept: 618| 453-3307
Fax: 618| 453-7835
skarau@business.siu.edu

Steve Karau teaches courses in organizational behavior and human resources. He conducts research on a range of organizational behavior issues, with a special focus on motivation within groups, team performance, ethical issues in management, gender differences in leadership, and personality. He has ...read full profile >>

Darla Karnes

Senior Lecturer, School of Accountancy

Darla Karnes

Rehn Hall, 218A
Office: 618 | 453-1496
Dept: 618 | 453-2289
Fax: 618 | 453-1411
dkarnes@business.siu.edu

Darla Karnes, CPA, MAcc is a senior lecturer in the School of Accountancy.  Karnes has been a faculty member in the College of Business since 2000. During that time she has taught over 140 classes and 7,000 students in the areas of Financial and Managerial Accounting, and Taxation. ...read full profile >>

Allan Karnes

Professor of Accountancy, Emeritus

Allan Karnes

Rehn Hal, 216A
Office: 618 | 453-7960
Fax: 618 | 453-7961
karnes@business.siu.edu

Allan Karnes, professor emeritus of accountancy, has a well-balanced background in education and business. When he joined SIU College of Business in 1981, he brought with him many years of public accounting experience and while at SIU, Karnes earned a law degree in 1986 and was admitted to the bar that ...read full profile >>

Heath Keller

Adjunct Associate Professor of Management

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Online Undergraduate Program
Dept. 618| 453-7901

Dr. Heath Keller currently teaches courses in management fundamentals and strategic management. Heath earned both his bachelor’s (B.S.B. Marketing) and master’s (MBA) at Murray State University. His Ph.D. was earned at Southern Illinois University in Business Administration with ...read full profile >>

Jaehoon Lee

Assistant Professor of Marketing

Jae Lee

Rehn Hall, 223A
Office: 618| 453-7785
Dept: 618| 453-4341
Fax: 618| 453-7747
jhlee@business.siu.edu

Jaehoon (Jae) Lee is Assistant Professor of Marketing at Southern Illinois University. His research mainly focuses on consumer behavior in the contexts of social exclusion, social class, cultural orientations, and materialism. His research has appeared in Journal of Consumer Research, Journal of ...read full profile >>

Claire Liang

Assistant Professor of Finance

Claire Liang

Rehn Hall, 124A
Office: 618 | 453-1425
Dept: 618 | 453-2459
Fax: 618 | 453-5626
claire.yc.liang@business.siu.edu

Claire Liang joined the Department of Finance in 2014. Before coming to SIU Carbondale, she worked as an executive director of Investment Banking at Goldman Sachs in Taiwan and as a vice president/associate of Investment Banking at Citigroup/Salomon Smith Barney in New York. Liang enjoys working in the ...read full profile >>

Tim Marlo

Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Finance

Tim Marlo

Rehn Hall, 132A
Office: 618 | 453-1420
Dept: 618 | 453-2459
Fax: 618 | 453-5626
tmarlo@siu.edu

Dr. Tim Marlo is a four degree, summa cum laude graduate of Southern Illinois University. Marlo received bachelor degrees in accounting and finance in 2001, a master in business administration degree in 2009, and a doctorate in business administration, specializing in finance, in 2016. Immediately after ...read full profile >>

Nancy Martin

Adjunct Associate Professor of Management

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School of Information Systems & Applied Technology
College of Applied Sciences
nlmartin@siu.edu
618| 453-8838

Dr. Nancy Martin is an Associate Professor of Information Systems Technologies in the College of Applied Sciences and Arts at Southern Illinois University. She received both her BS in Computer Science and PhD in Business Administration from Southern Illinois University. Prior to her move to academia, ...read full profile >>

Maurice McCann

Senior Lecturer, Department of Finance

Maurice McCann

Rehn Hall, 134
Dept: 618 | 453-2459
Fax: 618 | 453-5626
mjmccann@siu.edu

Jamie McNutt

Associate Professor of Finance

Jamie McNutt

Rehn Hall, 130A
Office: 618 | 453-1417
Dept: 618 | 453-2459
Fax: 618 | 453-5626
jmcnutt@business.siu.edu

For Associate Professor of Finance Jamie John McNutt, joining the College of Business faculty in 2008 marked a true homecoming.  McNutt was born and raised in Vandalia, Illinois, "population 7,100, the former state capitol of Illinois and the place where Abraham Lincoln began his career ...read full profile >>

Sharon Moore

Administrative Aide, Department of Finance

Sharon Moore

Rehn Hall, 138
Office: 618 | 453-1428
Dept: 618 | 453-2459
Fax: 618 | 453-5626
smoore@business.siu.edu

Sharon Moore attended Johnston Community College in Smithfield, NC and SIU. Previously, she worked in the SIU College of Liberal Arts Dean's Office for 2 years and in the SIU College of Agricultural Sciences Dean's Office for 4 years. She began working in the Department of Finance in 2004. ...read full profile >>

Marc Morris

Associate Professor, School of Accountancy

Marc Morris

Rehn Hall, 230A
Office: 618 | 453-1405
Dept: 618 | 453-2289
Fax: 618 | 453-1411
memorris@business.siu.edu

Prior to joining SIU College of Business as a visiting professor in July 2009, Professor Morris was an associate professor of Accountancy at Southern Illinois University where he taught courses in Partnership Taxation and Corporate Taxation. After a time in private practice, he served as Director of ...read full profile >>

Peter Mykytyn, Jr.

Chair and Professor of Management

Peter Mykytyn, Jr.

Rehn Hall, 209A
Office: 618| 453-7885
Dept: 618| 453-3307
Fax: 618| 453-7835
mykytyn@business.siu.edu

Professor Mykytyn’s research focuses on using information systems to achieve and sustain a competitive advantage; the relationship between information systems and the law, with special emphasis on intellectual property (patents, copyrights, and trademarks) as they relate to ...read full profile >>

Dennis Nasco

Lecturer

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Rehn Hall, 206A
Office: 618| 453-2605
Dept: 618| 453-3328
Fax: 618| 453-7961
dnasco@business.siu.edu

Dr. Dennis G. Nasco joined the SIU College of Business in 2006. Dr. Nasco brings a variety of real-world corporate Human Resource experience to the college. A native of Florida, Dr. Nasco earned his Doctorate degree from Southern Illinois University, an MSHRM (MBA) from Purdue University and a ...read full profile >>

Jim Nelson

Associate Professor of Management

Jim Nelson

Rehn Hall, 208A
Office: 618| 453-7880
Dept: 618| 453-3307
Fax: 618| 453-7835
jimbo@business.siu.edu

Jim Nelson, Ph.D., joined SIU in 2005 after more than ten years of industry experience and more than fifteen years of teaching and research experience.  He earned a bachelor of science in computer science from California Polytechnic State University and worked as an “operating ...read full profile >>

Kay Nelson

Professor of Management

Kay Nelson

Rehn Hall, 212A
Office: 618| 453-7451
Dept: 618| 453-3307
Fax: 618| 453-7835
ikay@business.siu.edu

Professor Nelson joined the College of Business faculty in 2005. She was the Director the Partnership for Innovation Center for 3 years and has developed and presented a “one of a kind” hands-on MBA Innovation Course coupled with Engineering College capstone project ...read full profile >>

Alice Noble-Allgire

Acting Director, School of Accountancy

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Rehn Hall, 232A
Office: 618 | 453-1470
Dept: 618 | 453-2289
Fax: 618 | 453-1411
nobleall@siu.edu

Alice Noble-Allgire joined the College of Business in 2015 as acting director of the School of Accountancy. However, she has been a Saluki since attending law school here at Southern Illinois University. She earned her J.D. summa cum laude in 1990. Noble-Allgire says she enjoys working at the SIU ...read full profile >>

Ellen Novar

Lecturer, Department of Marketing

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Rehn Hall, 231A
Office: 618| 453-7773
Dept: 618| 453-4341
Fax: 618| 453-7747
ellen.novar@siu.edu

Ed O'Donnell

Emerson Groennert Professor of Accountancy

Ed ODonnell

Rehn Hall, 228A
Office: 618 | 453-1497
Dept: 618 | 453-2289
Fax: 618 | 453-1411
eod@business.siu.edu

Ed O'Donnell didn't know what to expect when he came to the Southern Illinois University College of Business, but he was quickly impressed with the students he encountered, "When presented with a new problem, our students' first reaction is to attack the challenge and try to ...read full profile >>

Marcus Odom

Professor of Accountancy and Deloitte & Touche Faculty Fellow

Marcus Odom

Rehn Hall, 226A
Office: 618 | 453-1408
Dept: 618 | 453-2289
Fax: 618 | 453-1411
modom@business.siu.edu

Dr. Odom is a professor of accountancy and Deloitte and Touche Faculty Fellow. Professor Odom is an enthusiastic and engaging instructor. "The professors at the College of Business are wonderful," said Justin Miller, recent graduate of the School of Accountancy. "They're very ...read full profile >>

John M. Pearson

Professor of Management

John M. Pearson

Rehn Hall, 217A
Office: 618| 453-7802
Dept: 618| 453-3307
Fax: 618| 453-7835
jpearson@business.siu.edu

Dr. Pearson's favorite part of his job is the relationship with SIU students whom he describes as "hard working, honest individuals.  It makes interacting with them a rewarding experience and I enjoy working with younger individuals and helping them prepare for their ...read full profile >>

Mark Peterson

Associate Dean and Gordon & Sharon Teel Professor of Finance

Mark Peterson

Rehn Hall, 116A
Office: 618 | 453-7960
Fax: 618 | 453-7961
map1@business.siu.edu

Associate Dean Mark A. Peterson chose SIU for “its geographical location and its people,” he said. “Our students, many of whom are from the region, share the same values that my family and I have.” Peterson joined the SIU faculty in 1997. He researches ...read full profile >>

Raymond Wacker

Associate Professor of Accountancy, Emeritus

Raymond Wacker

Rehn Hall, 222A
Office: 618 | 453-1403
Dept: 618 | 453-2289
Fax: 618 | 453-1411
wacker@business.siu.edu

Since he joined the College of Business at Southern Illinois University at Carbondale in 1989, Raymond Wacker has garnered praise and numerous accolades including the prestigious Outstanding Educator Award given by the Illinois CPA Society in 2007. Wacker received Southern Illinois ...read full profile >>

Keith Walker

Assistant Professor, School of Accountancy

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Rehn Hall, 224A
Office: 618 | 453-1406
Department: 618 | 453-2289
Fax: 618 | 453-1411
keith.walker@business.siu.edu

Benna Williams

Lecturer, School of Accountancy

Rehn Hall, 220A
Office: 618 | 453-1407
Department: 618 | 453-2289
Fax: 618 | 453-1411
bennawilliams@business.siu.edu

Shucui Zheng

Lecturer, School of Accountancy

Rehn Hall, 218
Office: 618 | 453-1490
Department: 618 | 453-2289
Fax: 618 | 453-1411
shucuizh@siu.edu