Experts guide

  • 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
  • Chair, Department of Marketing
    Kmart Endowed Chair and Professor of Marketing
    WSU Board of Governors Distinguished Faculty Fellow
  • 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
  • Mai Datta
  • Professor of Finance
    Entrepreneurship and Innovation Faculty Fellow
    Board of Visitors Fellow
    Dean's Research Chair
  • Corporate governance, executive compensation, mergers and acquistions, clawback provisions, leveraged buyouts, corporate cash holding policy, analysts earnings forecasts, product market power, industry competition, earnings management, internal capital markets (intra-firm), 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.

  • 734-953-9600
  • 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
    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
  • Emily Kravetz
  • Director, Mike Ilitch School of Business Corporate Mentor Program
  • Career advice, Career preparation, Hiring trends, Resume writing, Mentorship, program management, first generation college student development

  • 313-577-0070
  • 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.

    Innovation systems and team building.

    Entrepreneurial coach and mentor.

    Building value through diverse groups.

  • 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
  • Workplace issues and public policy, business ethics, workplace privacy, workplace violence, unions and labor-management relations, business and labor political activity, conflict management and negotiations, and public/federal sector labor-management relations

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

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

  • 586-260-9033
  • William Milne
  • Part-Time Faculty in Global Supply Chain Management
  • Experienced and successful team leader and educator with extensive experience within Logistics, Purchasing, Operations, Marketing, Sales and entrepreneurship. I have been successful at building and leading teams that have performed beyond the expectations of all stakeholders. Purchasing: Consistently overachieve annual cost savings metrics, supplier relationship scores, sourcing to program timing objectives, and attracting top talent relative to peers. Sales/Account Management: Led sales team at two separate automotive Tier 1 suppliers to revenue growth of 2500% over a 14-year period and 400% over a 3-year period. As a manager and coach, I have been recognized as an energetic leader and strong motivator with the exceptional ability to cultivate relationships and earn trust. I’ve demonstrated the ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously in a fast paced and quickly changing environment. Extensive experience growing businesses and championing or leading change within Sales/Marketing, Purchasing, and entrepreneurial endeavors.
  • Mbodja Mougoue
  • Professor of Finance
    Ph.D. Coordinator in Finance
  •  Investment policies, derivatives, applied econometrics and statistics, financial markets, 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.

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


  • 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
  • Theresa Rich
  • Part-Time Faculty in Management
  • After a 30+ year career at General Motors, I retired to start a law firm and teach part-time at MISB. During my 32 years at GM, I worked as an attorney in the tax department, in Organization & Development, as the leader of GM Learning, in Human Resources providing services to over 10,000 engineering professionals, in strategy, and as an executive coach. My specialty was helping global executives transition to new roles. During my time there, I was sent to over a dozen different countries on five continents. I led the global employee engagement operations, developed a training curriculum for the global HR staff, and started a day-long new employee orientation program. As an internal consultant, I became the confidant and leader of change management for a number of senior executives, mostly in the engineering function.

  • 248-957-8257
  • Jeff Rightmer
  • Assistant Professor of Teaching - Global Supply Chain Management
  •  Operations and Supplier Management Strategies in the Automotive industry

  • 248-514-2768
  • Kiantee Rupert-Jones
  • MPREP Program Administrator and Part-Time Faculty in Foundations
  • 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 and Adjunct Faculty
  • Dr. Scott has experience in program design, implementation, and facilitation with proven proficiency in managing administrative functions for various programs that support the training and development of participants from multicultural backgrounds. Dr. Scott is highly skilled at designing and implementing program evaluation assessments; compiling and analyzing data, using results to support program funding and continuation. Adept in grant management, strategic planning, marketing, event planning/coordination, cross-functional collaboration, and social media management with strong talents in identifying program needs, supporting program progress, and engaging in risk management and problem resolution strategies.

    In addition to her program administration background, Dr. Scott has worked in both collegiate and youth sports administration. Her work within athletics spans across events and championships, sports information, football operations and serving as adjunct faculty in the sports adminstration program in the College of Education at Wayne State University and Michigan State University. 


  • 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 Technology, IS & Analytics
  • Business Analytics

    Technology, Innovation and Entrepreneurship

    Artificial Intelligence 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;

  • Albert Spalding, JD, PhD
  • Emeritus 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
  • Associate Professor of Marketing
  • Macro and micro-environmental analysis, strategic foresight and strategic planning, higher education trends and innovative solutions, consumer behavior - adoption and diffusion, marketing communication / marketing of new ventures, entrepreneurship and venture development, intersections of business and healthcare.

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

  • 313-577-5282
  • Andrea Tangari
  • Professor of Marketing
  • Marketing and public policy, advertising, food and nutrition labeling, sustainable marketing, corporate social responsibility

  • 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
    • Financial Economics
    • Applied Economics
    • Behavioral Economics 
    • Credit ratings
    • Regulations
    • Role of equity analysts
    • Dynamics of CEO turnover
    • Trade Credit
    • Policy Uncertainty
    • Debt Maturity Structure
  • 313-577-6884
  • William Volz
  • Distinguished Service Professor of Business Law and Ethics
  • Commercial law and regulation, Business ethics, Constitutional law, Taxation policy 

  • 248-644-1035
  • 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
  • Chao Wu
  • Assistant Professor, Supply Chain Management
  •  Operations Management, Nonprofit Operations, Experimental Design, Distributional Robust Optimization

  • 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
  • Chair, Department of Global Supply Chain Management
    Associate Professor of Global Supply Chain Management
  •  Supply Chain Risk Management, Logistics Optimization, Transportation, Supply Chain Analytics

  • 313-356-6860