Name & Contact Bio & Website
Kenneth Brubaker
Assistant Professor of Sport Management
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 of... Read More

Michael Colburn
Assistant Professor of Management
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 and operations management at the undergraduate level and teaches organization development and operations... Read More

Daniel Fox
Chair of Marketing/ Hospitality Management Department, Associate Professor of Marketing
Dr. Dan Fox currently serves as the Chair of the Marketing/ Hospitality Management Department. Dr Fox is an Associate Professor, 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 Entrepreneurship for the Dauch College of Business... Read More

Dr. Paul Holmes Paul Holmes
Assistant Professor of Economics
Assistant Professor of Economics Building: Richard E. and Sandra J. Dauch College of Business and Economics Office Number: 245 Program(s): Economics Phone: 419.289.5316 BIO 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... Read More

Raymond Jacobs
Associate Dean, Chair of the MBA Program, Professor of Manag
Dr. Raymond Jacobs, Associate Dean, Chair of the MBA program and Professor of Management, joined the Ashland University faculty in 1990. Dr. Jacobs is currently Assessment Coordinator for the college. He has published articles in several journals, including Management Science, Decision Sciences and Production and Operations Management, and has made numerous presentations at national and regional conferences. He... Read More

Kalamas Joan Kalamas
Professional Instructor of Management
Joan Berry Kalamas, SPHR, SHRM-SCP, joined the Ashland University faculty in 2009 as a Professional Instructor of Business Management.  She teaches Human Resource Management, Compensation and Benefits, Training and Development, Organizational Behavior, and Introduction to Management at the undergraduate level and she teaches all of the Human Resources courses for AU's MBA specialization., joined the Ashland... Read More

Lance Kaltenbaugh Lance Kaltenbaugh
Assistant Professor of Sport Management
Dr. Lance Kaltenbaugh, Assistant 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 was nominated as the Outstanding Male Faculty Member in 2007. Dr. Kaltenbaugh serves as the internship coordinator for the Sport Management major. Lance has a Bachelor of Education and Master... Read More

Victoria Kaskey
Assistant Professor of Accounting
Dr. Victoria Kaskey, Assistant Professor of Accounting, joined Ashland University in 2008. Dr. Kaskey received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Accounting from Baldwin-Wallace College, a Master of Business Administration from Cleveland State University, and a Ph.D. in Organizational Management from Capella University. She is a certified public accountant and certified fraud examiner with specializations in managerial... Read More

Bo Li Bo Li
Assistant Professor of Supply Chain Management
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

Dave Lifer David Lifer
Professor of Information Systems
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.

Mark Nadler Mark Nadler
Chair of Economics/ Finance, Associate Professor of Economic
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 and 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

parsons, jen.jpg Jennifer Parsons
Assistant Professor of Sport Management
Dr. Jennifer Parsons, Assistant Professor of Sport Sciences, 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

Kris Parsons Kristine Parsons
Chair of Accounting/ Information Systems Department, Associate Professor of Accounting
Dr. Kristine Parsons is an Associate Professor of Accounting and Chair of the Department of Accounting and IS in the Dauch College of Business and Economics. She holds a Ph.D. in Accounting from Kent State University. Dr. Parsons' current research interests include Curriculum Development, Improving Online Learning and Social Networking. She serves on the Board of Regents for the Institute of Certified Management... Read More

Ron Paugh Ron Paugh
Associate Professor of Marketing
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.  Ron earned his Ph.D. in Mass Media and Marketing from Michigan State University, his Master of Business Administration in Marketing from the University of Akron and Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from the... Read More

Beverly Piper Beverly Piper
Associate Professor of Accounting
Beverly J. Piper, Associate Professor of Accounting and IS, 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 business... Read More

Khushwant Pittenger Khushwant Pittenger
Professor of Management
Dr. Khush Pittenger, Professor of Management, joined Ashland University in 1987.  She earned her B.A. (honors) and Post Graduate Diploma in International Trade from Punjab University India;  MBA (Management) from Miami University; and Ph.D. in Business Administration from University of Cincinnati.  In the past she has served as Faculty Senate President and Interim Dean of College of Business and Economics.  She has... Read More

Steven Pool
Chair of Management/ International Business/ Entrepreneurshi
Dr. Steve Pool, Professor of Management and Chair of the Management/International Business/Entrepreneurship/Supply Chain Management Department, joined Ashland University in 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. His consulting firm, SWP Management... Read More

Terry Rumker Terry Rumker
Assistant Professor of Finance
Terry Rumker, Assistant Professor of Finance, joined the faculty in 1989.  He is a CFP (Certified Financial Planner) and earned a Masters 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 life... Read More

Jeffrey Russell
Dean, Assistant Professor of Economics
Dr. Jeff Russell joined Ashland University's Dauch College of Business and 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... Read More

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Professor of Accounting
Dr. Paul Schloemer is a Professor of Accounting and Information Systems in the Dauch College of Business and 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.