Faculty & Staff

Name & Contact Bio & Website
Dr. David Lifer
Professor
206, Richard E. and Sandra J. Dauch College of Business and Economics
419.289.5241
dlifer@ashland.edu
Dr. David Lifer, professor of information systems, joined the Ashland University faculty in 1983.  He holds degrees from Ashland University (B.S. and MBA) and The Ohio State University (A.A.S and Ph.D.) Dr. Lifer’s teaching and research interests are in the areas of technologically mediated social networks, online learning environments and curriculum development.  

Dr. Gary Margot
Professor
203, Richard E. and Sandra J. Dauch College of Business and Economics
419.289.5234
gmargot@ashland.edu
Dr. Gary Margot, professor of information systems, joined the Ashland University faculty in 1984. He received his Bachelor of Science degree in CIS from Ohio State University, his Master's Degree in business from Central Michigan University and his Ph.D. from Ohio State University. His areas of teaching include information technology, systems analysis and in the Master of Business Administration program.

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

Linda Stoffer
Administrative Assistant
101 B, Richard E. and Sandra J. Dauch College of Business and Economics
419.289.5210
lstoffer@ashland.edu
Dr. Nitin Walia
Assistant Professor
224, Richard E. and Sandra J. Dauch College of Business and Economics
419.289.5746
nwalia@ashland.edu
Dr. Nitin Walia, assistant professor in information systems, joined Ashland University in 2010 after completing his Ph.D. in information systems from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. He also holds master's degrees from Oakland University, MI and Pune University, India. Previously, he has worked as an IT analyst at 3M, USA and BayTalkitec in India. His research interests include healthcare delivery... Read More