Faculty & Staff Directory

Name & Contact Bio & Website
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
223, 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

Dr. Sivakumar Venkataramany Dr. Sivakumar Venkataramany
Professor
228, Richard E. and Sandra J. Dauch College of Business and Economics
419.289.5956
svenkata@ashland.edu
Dr. Venkataramany joined Ashland University in 1999. He received his MBA, M.S. and Ph.D. from the University of Miami, Coral Gables, Florida. His teaching specializations involve courses in international business, international finance, multinational strategy and emerging markets. His research focuses on foreign direct investment in developing economies, international banking and micro-finance. He received the... Read More

Read Wakefield Read Wakefield
Director of The Burton D. Morgan Center
112, Richard E. and Sandra J. Dauch College of Business and Economics
419.289.5039
rwakefie@ashland.edu
Read F. Wakefield, the Director of The Burton D. Morgan Center for Entrepreneurial Studies at Ashland University.  The Morgan Center for Entrepreneurial Studies, located in the Dauch College of Business and Economics, offers state of the art curriculum, facilities, programs and services dedicated to student entrepreneurship across the Ashland University campus as well as support to entrepreneurs in the community at... Read More

Dr. Nitin Walia 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

Dr. Hongxia Wang
Associate Professor
221, Richard E. and Sandra J. Dauch College of Business and Economics
419.289.5222
hwang2@ashland.edu
Dr. Hongxia Wang, associate professor of finance, joined Ashland University in 2009. Her teaching interests are corporate finance and financial institutions. Her current research interests include corporate finance, corporate governance, CEO succession, executive compensation, corporate social responsibility and financial institutions. Dr. Wang received her Ph.D. from Southern Illinois University Carbondale. 

Wendy Wasnich Wendy Wasnich
Assistant Professor
237, Richard E. and Sandra J. Dauch College of Business and Economics
419.289.5735
wwasnich@ashland.edu
Professor Wendy Wasnich, assistant professor of economics, joined the Ashland University faculty in 1985. She received a Master of Arts in economics with a specialization in money and banking from The Ohio State University and a Bachelor of Arts in economics from the University of Toledo. Her areas of expertise include economic education and introductory economics. 

Dr. Debra Westerfelt Dr. Debra Westerfelt
Associate Professor
208, Richard E. and Sandra J. Dauch College of Business and Economics
419.289.5692
dwesterf@ashland.edu
Dr. Debra Westerfelt is an associate professor of business management in the Dauch College of Business & Economics. Dr. Westerfelt earned a Bachelor of Science in business education from Ashland University, a Master of Arts and a Ph.D. in business education from The Ohio State University.  She teaches Organizational Behavior and Organizational Design in the MBA program. In the BSBA program, she is the lead... Read More

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