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Expert Faculty

If you are looking for academic or business experts to speak at a professional development session or conference, or if you are looking for a field expert to interview for an article or publication, we have put together this overview of some of our current faculty and their general areas of expertise for your reference.

Maggie Knight
  • Healthcare Finance 
  • Physician Practice Analytics 
  • Physician Compensation
  • Healthcare Leadership
  • Burnout in the Accounting Profession
Tom Purcell
  • Income Tax – Individuals, Corporate, Non-profit
  • Estate tax
  • Tax Policy
  • Tax Practitioner Responsibilities
  • Accounting Regulation & Governance
Cindy Corritore
  • Visual Analytics
  • Data Visualization
  • UX Design and Evaluation
  • Mobile App / Website Development
  • Machine Learning in Analytics
  • Innovative Teaching Methodologies using Technology​
William Duckworth
  • Business Analytics
  • Statistical Methods
  • Monte Carlo Risk Analysis
  • Statistical Software Reliability
  • Statistics Education
Ravi Nath
  • Information Technology
  • Database Development
  • Management Information Systems
  • Business Analytics
  • Workforce Automation
Dustin Ormond
  • Cybersecurity
  • Database Development (Modeling and Implementation)
  • Web Development 
Kristie Briggs
  • International Trade
  • Intellectual Property Rights
  • Quantitative Methods
  • International Economic Development
Ernie Goss
  • Economic Outlook (regional and national)
  • Interest Rates
  • Currency Valuations
  • Economic Impact Assessment
  • Business Valuation
Alexei Marcoux
  • Ethics of the Sharing Economy (e.g., Uber, AirBnB)
  • Ethics of Corporate Governance
  • Ethics of Boycotts/Values-based Consumerism
  • Philosophy, Politics and Economics (PPE)
  • Entrepreneurship Theory 
Colin O’Reilly
  • Cross-Country Economic Growth and Development
  • Cross-Country and Subnational Income Inequality
  • Institutions and Natural Resource Curse
  • Economics of Transition / Violent Conflict
Kate Sheehan
  • Economic Freedom / Economic Institutions
  • Foreign Aid and International Development 
  • Comparative Economics
Diana W. Thomas
  • Public Choice
  • Public Finance
  • Austrian Economics
  • Regulation
  • Regressive Effects of Regulation
  • Undergraduate Research
Michael D. Thomas
  • Public Choice
  • Taxation
  • Welfare Economics
  • History of Economic Idea
Lee Dunham
  • Mutual Funds and ETFs
  • Business Valuation
  • Derivatives
  • Options
  • Portfolio Management
Ed Horwitz
  • Enterprise Risk Management
  • Financial Psychology
  • Behavioral Change
  • Insurance 
  • Personal Finance
  • Financial Planning 
Stacey Menzel Baker
  • Customer Experience Management
  • Consumer Behavior
  • Marketing Strategy
  • Market Development
  • Sustainability
Rose Jarmon
  • Marketing Strategy
  • B2B Marketing
  • Marketing Communications
  • Food Marketing
Tim McMahon
  • Integrated Communication
  • Leading Marketing Effectiveness
  • Charismatic Leadership
  • Crisis Management / Communications
Laurie Baedke
  • Leadership
  • Healthcare Leadership
  • Strengths Based Leadership
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Entrepreneurship
Todd Darnold
  • Staffing
  • Leadership
  • Organizational Culture
  • Navigating Change
  • Succession Planning
M. Lance Frazier
  • Leadership
  • Employee Engagement
  • Proactive Work Behaviors
  • Psychological Safety
  • Trust
Andrew Gustafson
  • Business and Faith
  • Ethics in the Insurance Industry
  • Ethics of Project Management
  • Business and Common Good
Taylor Keen
  • Strategic Planning
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Competitive Intelligence
  • Blue Ocean Strategy
  • Competitive Marketplace Positioning
  • Science of Core Values
  • Omaha Tribal History and Culture
  • Cherokee Tribal History and Culture
  • Sacred Seed 
Beverly Kracher
  • Ethical Blindspots
  • Ethical Leadership
  • City-level Business Ethics
  • Ethical Decision Making in Business
  • Ethical Communication in Business
  • Privacy and the Internet of Things
  • Governing Board Ethics
Regina Taylor
  • Leadership
  • Organizational Ethics
  • Human Resources
Rodney Verhoeff
  • Project, Program and Portfolio Management (PPPM)
  • Change Management
  • Sustainability
  • Organizational Leadership and Operations
  • Governmental Administration and Leadership
  • Emotional and Social Intelligence
  • Leadership and Business Coaching
  • Emergenetics
Sarah Singletary Walker
  • Diversity and Inclusion
  • Human Resources
  • Leadership