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  • Boysie Billings
  • Professor of Accounting
  • International business competition, export tax, tax on foreign income, capital allocation among industrial nations, accounting

  • 313-577-4214
  • Abhijit Biswas
  • Kmart Endowed Chair and Professor of Marketing
    Ph.D. Program Advisor
  • Consumer behavior, psychological effects of pricing, advertising affects and cross-cultural Issues, public policy.

  • 313-577-1499
  • Timothy Butler
  • Associate Professor of Global Supply Chain Management
  • Quality improvement, multi-criteria decision-making, automotive supply chain management, advanced statistical analysis

  • 313-577-9810
  • Sudip Datta
  • T. Norris Hitchman Endowed Chair; Professor of Finance
  • Executive compensation, mergers and acquisitions, LBOs, capital structure, investment banking, insider trading, corporate bankruptcy, analysts' forecasts, stock and bond markets

  • 313-577-0408
  • Mai Datta
  • Professor of Finance
    Entrepreneurship and Innovation Faculty Fellow
    Board of Visitors Fellow
    Dean's Research Chair
  • Corporate governance, clawback provisions, leveraged buyouts, international corporate cash holding policy, analysts earnings forecasts, product market power, industry competition, earnings management, internal capital markets (intra-firm), mergers and acquisitions, executive compensation, corporate financing decisions, investment banking, initial public offerings, bond covenant structure, pricing of corporate debt, corporate restructuring and bankruptcy

  • 313-577-9509
  • Anthony Duminski
  • Part-Time Faculty in Information Systems Management
  • Professional experience as Chief Information Officer (CIO) in several major healthcare centers and as a senior managing consultant in the healthcare information technology practice of two large consulting firms. Currently President of The Norris Group, Inc., a Michigan based IT Management Consulting firm, and a Principal with a medium-sized US Healthcare IT Management Consulting organization.

    Adjunct faculty at Wayne State University teaching ISM/MGT 5900 Project Management and ISM 3630 Business Information Systems.

  • Frank Goeddeke
  • Assistant Professor (Teaching) - Management
  • Labor relations, safety & organizational reliability, research methods, quality.

  • Bertie Greer
  • Associate Dean for Strategy and Planning &
    Associate Professor of Global Supply Chain Management
  • Dr. Greer has practical experience in project management, process improvement, buyer-supplier relationships, manufacturing and quality management. Dr. Greer trains and consults with local businesses in the area of supply chain, inventory management, Manufacturing Resource planning and Diversity. She has industry experience with Timken Roller Bearing, Ford Motor Company and Chrysler/Jeep in Management and Engineering.

  • 313-577-4513
  • T I
  • Part-Time Faculty in Management
  • Academic Research:

    Generations in today's workforce, leadership behaviors, employee motivation, and organizational culture.

    Academic Teaching:

    • Contemporary Principles of Management: This introduction MBA course covers management functions and focuses on fundamental management theories, principles, definitions and concepts. This includes ethics, values, globalization, planning, strategy, decision making, organizational culture, innovation, motivation, leadership, communication, and quality control from both historical and forward-thinking perspectives.
    • Strategic Management: This MBA capstone course focuses on the application of theory and concepts regarding strategic planning, formulation, implementation, and sustainment from the perspective of senior management and executive leadership. This supports the integration of all internal functional areas to provide a unified direction for the firm when it is operating in any environments.
    • Strategic Management: This undergraduate capstone course focuses on the theory and concepts regarding strategic formulation and implementation at all levels of an organization.
    • Leadership Academy: Instructing and Coaching Executive leaders on Planning, Ethics, all aspects of Human Resources, Organizational Design, Communication, Leadership, Rewards & Recognition, & Management Processes.


    Proven Global Leader, University Professor, and U.S. Air Force veteran with over 20 years of experience in Program Management, Human Resource Management, Organizational Design, Operational Excellence, Process Management, Business Development, IT Service Management, Portfolio Management, Strategic Planning, and Proposal Writing at Automotive, IT, Engineering, Academia, and DoD organizations. A firm resourceful leader and Enterprise-level Program Manager specializing in managing stakeholder expectations, scope planning and management, UX/UI principles, agile and waterfall project management, risk/opportunity/mitigation, cost management, negotiation, and leadership.

  • Christine Jackson
  • Chair, Department of Management and Information Systems
    Professor of Management
  • Leadership, Fairness in the Workplace, Team Effectiveness, Relationship Building & Interpersonal Skills (trust, active listening, feedback, difficult conversations, conflict management)

  • 313-577-6275
  • Scott Julian
  • Professor of Management
  • Strategic management, Social Issues in Business, Corporate Social Responsibility, Strategic Issue Diagnosis, Sub-Saharan Africa, Diversity in Organizations



  • 313-577-4494
  • Emily Kravetz
  • Co-Director, Mike Ilitch School of Business Corporate Mentor Program
  •  Career advice, Career preparation, Hiring trends, Resume writing, Mentorship

  • Manoj Kulchania
  • Associate Professor of Finance
  • Corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions, cash holdings, capital structure, payout policy and market microstructure.

  • (313)307-9399
  • Norman Lewis
  • Part-Time Faculty in Information Systems Management
  • Systems strategy and planning, Systems design, Nexus of business and information technology, Machine learning

  • Xing Liu
  • Assistant Professor of Management
  •  Dynamics and processe in teams, team diversity, team faultlines, newcomer adjustment in teams, identity work and play

  • David Lucas
  • Part-Time Faculty in Management
  • The practice of professional leadership.

    Entrepreneurial coach and mentor.

  • James Martin
  • Emeritus Professor of Management and Industrial Relations
  • Labor relations, Collective bargaining, Compensation administration, Union stewards, Contract ratification, Union loyalty, Part-time work, Work satisfaction, Effective crew chief utilization

  • 313-577-4485
  • Marick Masters
  • Professor of Management
  • Business and labor political activity, Labor unions, Union finances, Federal/public sector labor-management relations, Conflict management, Negotiations, Workplace privacy, Employee voice and engagement, U.S. elections

  • 313-577-5431
  • Marian Mety
  • Adjunct Faculty, Management
  • Teaching Expertise: Organizational Behavior, Management and Supervision, Entrepreneurship, Human Resource Management

    Research Expertise: Leadership Theory, Self-efficacy, Female Leadership

  • 586-260-9033
  • Mbodja Mougoue
  • Professor of Finance
  •  Investment policies, futures and options, corporate financial strategies, stocks and bonds, international finance, economic data

  • 313-577-4538
  • Scott Munekawa
  • Part-Time Faculty in Data Science
  • Digital marketing and building awareness, data and analytics measurement, sales and consulting, building executive relationships, and entrepreneurship and value creation.

  • Matthew Piszczek
  • Assistant Professor of Management
  • Work-life issues, remote work, workforce aging, commuting, strategic HRM, employee/labor relations


  • 313-577-4580
  • Tamme Quinn-Grzebyk
  • Assistant Professor of Teaching - Management
  • Team leadership, appraisal, and performance improvement; emotional intelligence and personality in the workplace; corporate culture evaluation; process improvement; knowledge management; enterprise learning and development; reflection and design thinking; course design and development; marketing communications; event management and implementation

  • 734-404-8610
  • Cristina Recchia
  • Part-Time Faculty in Information Systems Management
  • Innovation and Diffusion; SaaS and Agility; Customer Relationship Management; Technology and Inertia; Digital Sales and Consulting; Solution Selling Sales Leadership; New Business and Territory Planning; Managing Complex Sales Cycles; Building Executive Relationships; Pioneering Innovative Directions; Customer Retention/Referrals; Enterprise Technology Sales

  • Alan Reinstein
  • George R. Husband Endowed Professor of Accounting
  • Current auditing and accounting issues, Fraudulent financial reporting, Business valuations, Bankruptcy, Changes in accounting education, Accounting

  • 313-577-4486
  • Kiantee Rupert-Jones
  • MPREP Program Administrator
  • Ms. Rupert-Jones has over 20 years of experience working academically with both undergraduate and graduate students.  She most recently served as Assistant Dean of Graduate Programs in the Mike Ilitch School of Business for over 6 years and in that time was responsible for a 85% increase in graduate student enrollment over a 2 year period.  New program implementation and enhancing student services are key elements of her expertise.

  • 313-577-9511
  • Lauren Scott
  • Diversity & Inclusion Program Manager
  • Dr. Scott has experience working in both collegiate and youth sports administration. During her time working in athletic administration, Dr. Scott has gained practical experience in events and championships, sports information, finance, program evaluation and academic support.

  • Alicia Shankland
  • Part-Time Faculty in Management
  • I've spent most of my career -- more than 25 years --  leading within fast-growth, innovative companies in technology, internet, telecommunications, digital marketing, professional services industries. I been the CHRO in large, global organizations and smaller, scrappy pre-IPO companies.

    I've had amazing opportunities to craft people strategies to support the performance, culture, rapid change needed to accelerate business results within companies that leverage HR to its full extent.

    Along the way, I've been privileged with invitatations to serve as adjunct faculty to teach HR courses as well as management, business communication, organizational behavior, organizational design, and change management.

    What I strive to bring to the classroom is a blend of what I've learned as life-long academic instructor and a practitioner. Teaching is a passion.  I work hard to become better with each class I teach.  I am grateful for what I learn from every class, every student .



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  • Ajit Sharma
  • Assistant Professor of Information Systems Management
  • Business analytics

    Technology, innovation and entrepreneurship

    AI and robotics for business

    Electric and autonomous mobility


  • 313-577-7835
  • Gary Shields
  • Assistant Professor (Teaching) - Management
  • Entrepreneurism; creativity and innovation; improvisation training; youth entrepreneurism; organization behavior; Detroit small business;

  • 313-577-4688
  • Albert Spalding, JD, PhD
  • Associate Professor of Accounting
  • Ethics, Business ethics, Epistemology, Moral sense, Morality, Corporate governance, Tax, Taxation, Income tax, Estate tax, Gift tax, Generation-skipping tax, Fiduciary accounting, Trusts, Estates, Probate, Audit committee, Board of directors, Liability 

  • 313-577-4469
  • Myles Stern
  • Associate Professor of Accounting
  • Accounting, Business computer networks, Management of information systems, Information systems for manufacturing firms

  • 313-577-3062
  • Jeff Stoltman
  • Director of Entrepreneurship and Innovation Programs
    Associate Professor of Marketing
  • New venture / new program development, Business and medicine, Environmental analysis, Strategic planning, Consumer behavior, Marketing management, Marketing communication


  • 313-577-4525
  • Jing Sun
  • Assistant Professor of Management
  • Strategic alliances and network, Knowledge transfer and innovation performance, Strategic renewal

  • 313-577-5282
  • Andrea Tangari
  • Associate Professor of Marketing
  • Marketing and public policy, Food and nutrition labeling, Sustainable marketing, Corporate social responsibility  

  • 313-577-4525
  • John Taylor
  • Associate Professor of Supply Chain Management
  • Supply chain management

    Automotive Industry Supply Chain Management

    Logistics Management

    Transportation Policy

    International Logistics

  • 517-719-0275 (cell)
  • Tonya Thomas
  • Part-Time Faculty in Accounting
  • Specializing in visioning, planning, designing, and implementing 21st Century projects and processes—and creating modern learning solutions to support learners' needs as they engage in improvement and innovation.

  • Francesca Toscano
  • Assistant Professor of Finance
    • Credit ratings
    • Effects of regulations on credit ratings
    • Role of equity analysts
    • Dynamics of CEO turnover
    • Trade Credit
    • Policy Uncertainty
  • 313-577-6884
  • William Volz
  • Distinguished Service Professor of Business Law and Ethics
  • Commercial law and regulation, Business ethics, Constitutional law, Taxation policy 

  • 313-577-4694
  • Dennis Weislo
  • Part-Time Faculty in Management
  • Specialties: employee and labor relations, recruiting and staffing, compensation and benefits, payroll management and administration, training and development, University-level college instruction, health, safety, and security (OSHA Compliance), mergers and acquisitions, and labor and employment law.

    Additional Expertese:

    Human Resource Management, Employee Relations, Onboarding, Recruiting, Personnel Management, Employment Law, New Hire Orientations, Organizational Development, Employee Training, Payroll Management and Administration, Performance Management, Benefits Administration, Interviews, Sourcing of Employment Candidates, Health, Safety and Security, Mergers and Accquisitions, Employment Policy Development and Administration. 

  • Leah Wolf
  • Part-Time Faculty in Management and Information Systems
  • Business management, Project administration, Management information systems, Supply chain, Logistics, Manufacturing, Production operations

  • 989-430-5309
  • Tingting Yan
  • Professor, Charles H. Gershenson Distinguished Faculty Fellow, Co-Editor-in-Chief of Journal of Supply Chain Management
  •  Supply network, Inter-organizational Innovation, Culture

  • 313-577-9811
  • Attila Yaprak
  • Professor of Marketing and International Business
    Director, Doctoral Programs
  • Cross-cultural consumer behavior issues; marketing in emerging markets; strategy and structure in internationalizing firms; international business theory; marketing theory; and marketing strategy questions

  • 734-730-4240
  • Hakan Yildiz
  • Associate Professor of Global Supply Chain Management
  •  Supply Chain Risk Management, Logistics Optimization, Transportation, Supply Chain Analytics

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  • 313-577-1478