Faculty & Staff Directory

Name & Contact Bio & Website
Dr. Nancy Morris
Associate Professor
, Richard E. and Sandra J. Dauch College of Business and Economics
419.289.5296
nmorris@ashland.edu
Dr. Nancy Morris is an associate professor of fashion merchandising. She earned a Bachelor of Science degree from Central Michigan University, Master of Science and Doctor of Philosophy degrees in textiles and clothing from The Ohio State University. She supervises affiliate programs with the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York City and the Paris Fashion Institute. She serves as the advisor to Kappa Omicron... Read More

Dr. Mark Nadler
Chair, Associate Professor
101 G, Richard E. and Sandra J. Dauch College of Business and Economics
419.289.5912
mnadler@ashland.edu
Dr. Mark A. Nadler is the A.L. Garber Family chair in economics and chair of the Department of Economics and Finance in the Dauch College of Business & Economics at Ashland University.  He has an undergraduate degree in accounting and a Ph.D. in economics. Dr. Nadler has many publications in the area of economic and financial education and is a monthly columnist for Employee Benefit News where he writes on 401(k... Read More

Dr. Kristofer Neslund
Associate Professor
219, Richard E. and Sandra J. Dauch College of Business and Economics
419.289.5680
kneslund@ashland.edu
Dr. Kristofer Neslund, associate professor of accounting, joined Ashland University in 2011. He holds the degrees of B.S. in business administration from Bowling Green State University, Juris Doctor from Lewis & Clark College, Master of Laws in taxation from New York University and Doctor of Business Administration from Kent State University. He is an Ohio CPA and a member of the Oregon State Bar. Dr. Neslund... Read More

Dr. Jennifer Parsons
Assistant Professor
250 , Rybolt Sports Sciences Center
419.207.6199
jparsons@ashland.edu
Dr. Jennifer Parsons, assistant professor of sport management, joined the Ashland University faculty in 2009. She received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Wittenberg University, double majoring in biology and physical education; a Master of Science degree from Arizona State University, with a specialization in exercise science, wellness and health promotion; and an Ed.D. in leadership studies from Ashland University... Read More

Dr. Kristine Parsons
Associate Professor , Chair
215, Richard E. and Sandra J. Dauch College of Business and Economics
419.289.5223
kparsons@ashland.edu
Dr. Kristine Parsons currently serves as the chair of the Accounting and Information Systems Department.  Dr. Parsons is an associate professor of accounting in the Dauch College of Business & Economics. She holds a Ph.D. in accounting from Kent State University. Dr. Parsons’ current research interests include curriculum development, improving online learning and technology enablement. She serves on the Board of... Read More

Dr. Ron Paugh
Associate Professor
217, Richard E. and Sandra J. Dauch College of Business and Economics
419.289.5743
rpaugh@ashland.edu
Dr. Ronald Paugh, associate professor of marketing, joined the Ashland University faculty in 1986.  His areas of expertise include marketing management, services marketing and advertising and promotion strategy.  He earned his Ph.D. in mass communication and marketing from Michigan State University, his Master of Business Administration in marketing from the University of Akron and Bachelor of Arts in psychology... Read More

Beverly Piper
Associate Professor
236, Richard E. and Sandra J. Dauch College of Business and Economics
419.289.5230
bpiper@ashland.edu
Professor Beverly J. Piper, associate professor of accounting, joined Ashland University in 1979.  She is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) with an active license to practice accounting from the State of Ohio.  In addition, she holds a Certified Management Accountant (CMA) certificate which indicates achievement of proficiency in cost and managerial accounting, finance, economics, information systems and... Read More

Dr. Khushwant Pittenger
Professor , Business & Economics Internship Coordinator
204, Richard E. and Sandra J. Dauch College of Business and Economics
419.289.5219
kpitten@ashland.edu
Dr. Khushwant Pittenger, professor of business management, joined Ashland University in 1987.  She earned her B.A. (honors) and Post-Graduate Diploma in international trade from Punjab University, India,  her MBA in business management from Miami University, Oxford, Ohio and Ph.D. in business administration from the University of Cincinnati, Ohio.  Currently she directs the Internship Program of the college for the... Read More

Dr. Steven Pool
Chair, Professor
201, Richard E. and Sandra J. Dauch College of Business and Economics
419.289.5932
spool@ashland.edu
Dr. Steven Pool is a professor of management at Ashland University since 1986. He teaches in the graduate and undergraduate programs specializing in strategic planning, labor relations and organizational behavior studies. He has published numerous articles in management journals and currently is the chair of the Department of Business Management/Business Admininistration/International Business/Entrepreneurship/... Read More

René Rawraway
Assistant Professor
234, Richard E. and Sandra J. Dauch College of Business and Economics
419.289.5698
rrawrawa@ashland.edu
Professor René Rawraway CEC, CCE, assistant professor of hospitality management, joined the Ashland University faculty in 1986. He is a graduate of the Culinary Institute in Hyde Park, New York.   In 2003, chef Rawraway was named the ACF Northeast Region Chef Professionalism Award winner.  He also serves on the Team Cuisine advisory board and is a judge for many regional culinary competitions.  Chef Rawraway... Read More

Dr. Richard Roberson
Assistant Professor
230, Richard E. and Sandra J. Dauch College of Business and Economics
419.289.5930
rrobers1@ashland.edu
Dr. Richard (Robby) Roberson is an associate professor teaching classes primarily for the hospitality management program. He holds a Ph.D. in hospitality and tourism management from Purdue University. Prior to entering academia, Dr. Roberson worked extensively in the hospitality industry. He has worked as a chef for many restaurants, a number of resorts, several different national parks and owned his own business.... Read More

Dr. Robert Rogers
Professor
228, Richard E. and Sandra J. Dauch College of Business and Economics
419.289.5739
rrogers1@ashland.edu
Dr. Robert Rogers, professor of economics, has been a faculty member at Ashland University since 1993. He earned his Ph.D. in economics from George Washington University, his M.A. in economics from the University of Maine and his B.A. in history from Colby College. 

Terry Rumker
Assistant Professor
235, Richard E. and Sandra J. Dauch College of Business and Economics
419.289.5191
trumker@ashland.edu
Professor Terry Rumker, assistant professor of finance, joined the faculty in 1989.  He is a CFP® (Certified Financial Planner) and earned a Master of Business Administration from Ashland University. Teaching areas include personal finance, investments and corporate finance. In addition, he is a partner and sole proprietor of two companies that work with organizations nationally in the area of financial literacy and... Read More

Dr. Jeffrey Russell
Dean
101 E, Richard E. and Sandra J. Dauch College of Business and Economics
419.289.5212
jrussell@ashland.edu
Dr. Russell joined Ashland University's Dauch College of Business & Economics faculty in 2000. He accepted the position of Dean of the Dauch College in 2010. Dr. Russell has taught courses in microeconomics, macroeconomics, Game Theory and money and banking. Research interests include teaching with simulations, Game Theory and behavioral economics, as well as economic development in areas with a manufacturing... Read More

Dr. Constance Savage
Associate Professor
216, Richard E. and Sandra J. Dauch College of Business and Economics
419.289.5247
csavage@ashland.edu
Dr. Constance Savage, associate professor of management, joined Ashland University in 2001. Her areas of expertise include organizational development, organizational behavior, management and leadership development which she teaches at the undergraduate, graduate and doctoral levels. She currently holds the Burton D. Morgan Chair of Free Enterprise. Dr. Savage has a B.A. in philosophy from Ursuline College, a master’... Read More

Dr. Paul Schloemer
Professor
202, Richard E. and Sandra J. Dauch College of Business and Economics
419.289.5938
pschloem@ashland.edu
Dr. Paul Schloemer is a professor of accounting in the Dauch College of Business & Economics at Ashland University. He earned his doctorate at Virginia Tech in 1991 and is a CPA in the state of Ohio. He specializes in the area of taxation and has published numerous articles in journals such as The Tax Advisor, The CPA Journal, Advances in Taxation and Practical Tax Strategies.

Rebecca Schmeller
Professional Instructor
239, Richard E. and Sandra J. Dauch College of Business and Economics
419.289.5699
rschmell@ashland.edu
Rebecca enjoyed 12 years of sales management with Procter and Gamble’s California and Arizona markets and P&G's Wal-Mart Global Customer Team.  She led many and various initiatives in team management, resource allocation, third party contract negotiations, operations management and process improvement, organization redesign, training and development, university recruiting and HR policy improvement. Her community... Read More

Linda Stoffer
Administrative Assistant
101 B, Richard E. and Sandra J. Dauch College of Business and Economics
419.289.5210
lstoffer@ashland.edu
Dr. Robert Stoll
Assistant Professor
241, Richard E. and Sandra J. Dauch College of Business and Economics
419.289.5905
rstoll2@ashland.edu
Dr. Bob Stoll joined Ashland University in 2012. He earned both B.S. and M.B.A. degrees from the Rochester Institute of Technology, an M.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Case Western Reserve University and a Ph.D. from Cleveland State University in operations and supply chain management. He has extensive industrial experience as an engineer, plant manager, general manager and technical director. His recent research... Read More

Dr. Daniel Sullivan
Assistant Professor
242, Richard E. and Sandra J. Dauch College of Business and Economics
419.207.5567
dsulliv1@ashland.edu
Dr. Dan Sullivan comes to Ashland University with a diversified business and academic background. Dan began his business career with General Motors as an hourly employee at the Fisher Body Pittsburgh Plant in 1976. After working jobs in material handling, maintenance and production he joined the salaried ranks in September 1977 as a financial analyst. In September of 1982, Dan transferred to the Mansfield... Read More

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