Abere Kassa successfully defends management dissertation

Abere Kassa successfully defended his management doctoral dissertation on July 27, 2017. He joined the Mike Ilitch School of Business in August 2012, and he passed his comprehensive exam in September 2014 and his dissertation proposal in August 2016. He has accepted an assistant professor position at SUNY Potsdam effective August 2017. 

His dissertation committee members include:

  • Dr. Amanuel Tekleab (Chair)
  • Dr. Jim Martin
  • Dr. Scott Julian
  • Dr. Marcus Dickson (Psychology)

"I thank the committee members as well all members of the Department of Management & Information Systems Management for their contributions to Dr. Kassa's success," said Tekleab. "A special recognition also goes to Professor Christine Jackson, department chair, for her continued support of the program, in general, and Dr. Kassa, in particular."