College of Business - Faculty Profiles

Maria Gomez Albrecht, Ph.D., DBA

Maria Gomez Albrecht, Ph.D., DBA

Visiting Assistant Professor

Business & Economics

Education

Ph.D., Universidad Central Nicaragua; D.B.A., Swiss Management Center; M.B.A., Oral Roberts University; B.A., Oral Roberts University

Interests

Multicultural Marketing; Advertising Theory; Marketing Planning; Digital Marketing; Branding Architecture

Lee Warren Brown, Ph.D.

Lee Warren Brown, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Management

Business & Economics

Education

Ph.D., The University of Texas at Arlington; M.B.A., The University of Texas at Arlington; B.B.A., The University of Texas at Arlington

Interests

Corporate Political Activity; Foreign Lobbying; CEO Political Activism; Lobbying Effectiveness; Ethical Leadership

Jongwha Chang, Ph.D.

Jongwha Chang, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Healthcare Administration

Education

Ph.D., University of Michigan; M.S., Texas A&M Health Science Center; M.A., Columbia University; B.B.A., The Ohio State University

Interests

Quantitative Health Service Research; Health Outcomes; Healthcare Management; Meta‐ Analysis; Applied Micro Econometrics; Health Care Cost Analysis; Patient‐ Centered Medical Home; Integrated Delivery System; Cost‐Effectiveness Analysis; Comparative Effectiveness Analysis

Jennifer Flanagan, Ph.D.

Jennifer Flanagan, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Business & Economics

Education

Ph.D., Texas A&M University - Commerce; Doctors Degree or Equivalent, University of Florida; M.B.A., Texas Woman's University; B.S., Texas A&M University - Commerce

Interests

Stereotypes; Stereotype Threat; Diversity in Organizations; Organizational Behavior; Issues in Higher Education; Assessment; Student Performance; Workplace Issues

Dewaynna Horn, Ph.D.

Dewaynna Horn, Ph.D.

Associate Dean for Accreditation

Associate Professor of Management

Business & Economics

Education

Ph.D., Jackson State University; M.B.A., Millsaps College, Else School of Management; B.S., Belhaven College

Interests

Business Administration; Business Management; Organizational Behavior; Attitude; Personality; Values; Leadership Traits; Organizational Outcomes

Shelia A. Hyde, SHRM-SCP, MA, ABD

Shelia A. Hyde, SHRM-SCP, MA, ABD

Visiting Assistant Professor (2021-2022)

Co-Advisor, Student Chapter, Society for Human Resource Management

Business & Economics

Education

M.A., Louisiana Tech University; Ph.D., University of Texas at Arlington; B.S., Northwestern State University

Interests

Work and Nonwork Boundary Management; Work-Nonwork Enrichment and Conflict; Work-Life Balance; Role Resources and Demands; Identity; Diversity; Positive Organizational Scholarship

Zhen Li, Ph.D.

Zhen Li, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Business & Economics

Education

Ph.D., University of North Texas; M.S., University of Maryland, Baltimore County; M.S., University of Maryland, Baltimore County; M.S., Beijing University of Technology; B.S., Beijing University of Technology

Interests

Data Analytics; Decision Analysis; Decision Making; Cross-cultural Management; Behavioral Economics; Ethical Issues

Anastasia Miller, Ph.D.

Anastasia Miller, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Healthcare Administration

Education

Ph.D., The University of Central Florida; M.A., Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis; B.A., The University of New Mexico

Interests

Health Care Administration; Health Economics; Health Informatics; First Responders; Firefighters; Emergency Medical Service; Burnout; Professional Quality of Life; Organizational Support; Mental Health in First Responders

Sandra Murdock, Dr.P.H.

Sandra Murdock, Dr.P.H.

Associate Professor, Health Care Administration

Executive in Residence, MHA

Healthcare Administration

Education

Dr.P.H., University of Texas School of Public Health; M.A., Central Michigan University; B.S., Augustana College

Interests

Health Systems; Integrated Delivery Systems; Disruptive Change Management; Models of Care; Leadership; Service Line Management; Consulting

Michael Raisinghani, Ph.D.

Michael Raisinghani, Ph.D.

Professor, Executive MBA Program

Business & Economics

Education

Ph.D., University of Texas System-Arlington; M.S., University of Texas at Arlington; M.B.A., University of Central Oklahoma; B.Comm., Osmania University; Other, General Certificate of Education-Advanced Levels, University of London Board

Interests

Strategic Information Systems; Global Information Systems; E-Business and Its Organizational Impact

He Ren, Ph.D.

He Ren, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Business & Economics

Education

Ph.D., University of North Texas; M.B.A., University of Texas at Dallas; M.S., The State University of New York at Buffalo; B.S., Shanghai University of International Business and Economics

Interests

Financial Management, Portfolio Risk and Performance; Business Economics

David Rylander, Ph.D.

David Rylander, Ph.D.

Professor of Marketing

Business & Economics

Education

Ph.D., University of North Texas; M.B.A., Texas A&M University; B.S., Trinity University

Interests

Marketing; Sustainability; Experiential Learning; Service Learning; Community Involvement; Sales Management; Consumer Behavior; Green Marketing; Strategic Planning; International; Study Tours; Enactus

Sumanjali Shrestha, MBA

Sumanjali Shrestha, MBA

Visiting Lecturer, Accounting

Business & Economics

Education

M.B.A., Texas Woman's University; B.B.A., Texas Woman's University

Interests

Financial and Managerial Accounting

Sandra K. Tyson, Ph.D.

Sandra K. Tyson, Ph.D.

Visiting Assistant Professor

Healthcare Administration

Education

Ph.D., University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston; M.A., University of North Texas; B.A., University of North Texas; Associate Degree, Lee College

Interests

Program Evaluation; Community Health Needs Assessment; Healthcare Delivery; Strategic Planning; Policy Analysis, Development, & Implementation; Health Promotion; Public Health Disaster Response

Rama Yelkur, D.B.A.

Rama Yelkur, D.B.A.

Dean

Professor

Business & Economics

Education

D.B.A., Mississippi State University; M.B.A., PSG College of Technology; B.S., Ethiraj College, Madras University

Interests

Management and Leadership in Education; Sports Marketing; Advertising and Sponsorships; International Business; Marketing; Business Administration