Faculty & Staff Directory

Name & Contact Bio & Website
Kathleen Brenan Kathleen Brenan
Associate Professor
248, Richard E. and Sandra J. Dauch College of Business and Economics
419.289.5226
kbrenan@ashland.edu
Professor Kathleen Brenan, associate professor of accounting, joined the Ashland University faculty in 1984. She received a Master of Accountancy degree with specialization in MIS at Bowling Green State University and a Bachelor of Arts degree in mathematics from Miami University. She is a certified public accountant with expertise in financial and managerial accounting as well as advanced business spreadsheets. She... Read More

Dr. Kenneth Brubaker
Assistant Professor
249, Rybolt Sports Sciences Center
419.207.6187
kbrubake@ashland.edu
Dr. Ken Brubaker, originally from Buffalo, New York, joined Ashland University in 2003 as a graduate assistant and adjunct instructor for the sport sciences department. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree from Canisius College, a M.Ed. in sport education from Ashland University and an Ed.D. in Leadership Studies at Ashland University. While he was a student in the M.Ed. program, Ken was recognized as Major... Read More

Wendy Cawrse Wendy Cawrse
Administrative Assistant to Dean
101 D, Richard E. and Sandra J. Dauch College of Business and Economics
419.207.5553
wcawrse@ashland.edu
Dr. Michael Colburn Dr. Michael Colburn
Assistant Professor
Columbus Center, Richard E. and Sandra J. Dauch College of Business and Economics
614.794.0803
mcolburn@ashland.edu
Dr. Michael Colburn, assistant professor of management, joined Ashland University in 2006. He earned a Bachelor of Industrial Engineering, a Master of Science in industrial and systems engineering and a Ph.D. in adult education, all from The Ohio State University. Dr. Colburn teaches strategic management at the undergraduate level.  He was inducted into the Glo-Bus (business simulation) Hall of Fame for the world-... Read More

Dr. James Falter Dr. James Falter
Assistant Professor
103, Richard E. and Sandra J. Dauch College of Business and Economics
419.289.5229
jfalter@ashland.edu
Dr. Falter teaches Investments, Business Finance, Security Analysis, Portfolio Management and Managerial (MBA) Finance and is the Advisor to the Eagle Investment Group.  He holds two finance industry designations, the Certified Financial Planner (CFP®) and the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA).  In addition to a decade of experience in the financial services industry, Dr. Falter was the recipient of a Fulbright... Read More

Dr. Daniel Fox Dr. Daniel Fox
Chair, Associate Professor
231, Richard E. and Sandra J. Dauch College of Business and Economics
419.207.6331
dfox1@ashland.edu
Daniel E. Fox currently serves as the chair of the Department of Marketing/Hospitality Management/Fashion Merchandising. Dr. Fox is an assistant professor of law, teaching both undergraduate and graduate business courses. He is an Ohio Licensed Attorney and Certified Public Accountant. Dr. Fox joined the University in 2004 and has served in various positions including associate dean and director of... Read More

Dr. Paul Holmes Dr. Paul Holmes
Assistant Professor of Economics
245, Richard E. and Sandra J. Dauch College of Business and Economics
419.289.5316
pholmes2@ashland.edu
Dr. Paul Holmes joined the Ashland faculty as an assistant professor of economics in 2014. He earned his undergraduate degrees in Commerce and Science from the University of Canterbury, and completed his graduate work at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (M.S. Statistics, M.S. Economics, Ph.D. Economics). Dr Holmes teaches undergraduate economics and business analytics in the MBA program. He also... Read More

Kris Hovsepian Kris Hovsepian
Assistant Professor
229, Richard E. and Sandra J. Dauch College of Business and Economics
419.289.5228
khovsepi@ashland.edu
Professor Kristen B. Hovsepian joined Ashland College in 1980 as a part-time instructor. She became full-time in 1981, teaching primarily marketing and management courses. She was granted assistant professorship in 1983, and tenure in 1987. She created the Ashland University business internship program in 1985 and managed the Small Business Institute (then a division of the Small Business Administration) from 1982... Read More

Dr. Raymond Jacobs Dr. Raymond Jacobs
Associate Dean, Professor
205, Richard E. and Sandra J. Dauch College of Business and Economics
419.289.5931
rjacobs@ashland.edu
Dr. Raymond Jacobs, associate dean and professor of management in the Dauch College of Business & Economics, joined the Ashland University faculty in 1990. Dr. Jacobs previously served as chair of the MBA program, and is currently the assessment coordinator for the college. He has published articles in several journals on seveal topics, including management science, decision sciences and production and... Read More

Joan Kalamas Joan Berry Kalamas
Professional Instructor
244, Richard E. and Sandra J. Dauch College of Business and Economics
419.207.5568
jkalamas@ashland.edu
Joan Berry Kalamas, SPHR (Senior Professional in Human Resources), joined the Ashland University faculty as a professional instructor in business management. She spent 25 years serving as a senior human resources professional in the childcare, telecommunications, long term care, educational and non-profit arenas. Joan received her bachelor's degree from Ashland University in education and her master's degree... Read More

Dr. Lance Kaltenbaugh Dr. Lance Kaltenbaugh
Associate Professor, Sport Management Internship Coordinator
248, Rybolt Sports Sciences Center
419.289.5477
lkaltenb@ashland.edu
Dr. Lance Kaltenbaugh, associate professor of sport management, joined Ashland University in 2000.  His areas of expertise include campus recreation and therapeutic recreation.  He received the Academic Mentor Award in 2006 and has been nominated as the Outstanding Male Faculty Member in 2007.  Dr. Kaltenbaugh serves as the internship coordinator for the sport management major.  He has a Bachelor of Education and... Read More

Dr. Victoria Kaskey Dr. Victoria Kaskey
Associate Professor
233, Richard E. and Sandra J. Dauch College of Business and Economics
419.289.5649
vkaskey@ashland.edu
Dr. Victoria Kaskey, associate professor of accounting, joined Ashland University in 2008 after 17 years in corporate accounting. She is active in online learning methods and deliveries and has published and presented articles extensively in this area.  Dr. Kaskey received a Bachelor of Arts degree in accounting from Baldwin-Wallace College, a Master of Business Administration from Cleveland State University... Read More

Dr. Bo Li
Assistant Professor of Supply Chain Management
247, Richard E. and Sandra J. Dauch College of Business and Economics
419.289.5187
bli@ashland.edu
Dr. Bo Li, assistant professor of supply chain management, joined the Ashland University faculty in 2012. His teaching specializations involve courses in supply chain management, operations management and decision sciences. He received his B.S. from the South China University of Technology and his M.S. and Ph.D. from the University of Toledo. He is certified in Production and Inventory Management (CPIM) by APICS and... Read More

Dr. David Lifer 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.  

Diane Moretz Diane Moretz
Assistant Professor
238, Richard E. and Sandra J. Dauch College of Business and Economics
419.289.5693
dmoretz@ashland.edu
Professor Diane Moretz, assistant professor of marketing and hospitality management, joined the Ashland University faculty in 1988. She received a Master of Business Administration degree from Ashland University with specialization in executive management and a Bachelor of Science degree in communication from Ohio University with specialization in interpersonal communications. Her areas of expertise include... Read More

Dr. Nancy Morris 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 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. Kristine Parsons 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. Jennifer Parsons 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. 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

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