2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog


Neeley School of Business at TCU Directory

O. Homer Erekson, Dean

David G. Allen, Associate Dean, Graduate Program

Ray J. Pfeiffer, Jr., Associate Dean, Undergraduate Programs

Lynn Muller, Assistant Dean, Undergraduate Programs

Mark Muller, Assistant Dean, Finance and Administration

Suzanne M. Carter, Executive Director, EMBA Program

Morgan L. Swink, Executive Director, Supply and Value Chain Center

Jim Roach, Executive Director, Neeley Executive Education at the Tandy Center

Laura Gore, Director, Alumni and Constituent Relations

Joe Lipscomb, Director, Luther King Capital Management Center for Financial Studies

Laura Meade, Director, International Programs

Chuck Miller, Director, Information Technology

Kelly O'Brien, Director, Professional Development Center Professional Development Center at Neeley

Aisha Torrey-Sawyer, Director , Neeley Academic Advising Center

Jessica Cates, Director, Alcon Services Center

Jeff Waite, Director, Marketing Communications

DANYELLE L. ACKALL, Instructor of Management. B.S. (Texas A&M University), 1996; M.S. (University of Texas at Arlington), 2003. Since 2014.

ROBERT AKIN, JR., Assistant Professor of Professional Practice. B.G.S. (Texas Christian University), 1998; MBA (Ibid.), 2002; EdD. (Ibid.) 2013. Since 2003.

ANNE ALBRECHT, Assistant Professor of Accounting. B.S. (University of Kansas), 2008; MAc (Ibid.) 2009; Ph.D. (University of Missouri-Columbia) 2016. Since 2016.

DAVID G. ALLEN, Professor of Management and Associate Dean, Graduate Programs. B.S. (Georgia Institute of Technology), 1991; M.S. (Ibid), 1993; Ph.D. (Georgia State University), 1999. Since 2017

AARON H. ANGLIN, Assistant Professor of Management. B.S. (Western Carolina University), 2004; M.E. (Western Carolina University), 2006; MS. (North Carolina State University), 2013; Ph.D. (University of Oklahoma), 2017. Since 2017

YASHODA BHAGWAT, Assistant professor of Marketing. B.A. (University of Michigan, Ann Arbor), 2008, M.S. (University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa), 2009, Ph.D. (Georgia State University), 2015. Since 2015.

JOHN BIZJAK, Professor of Finance and Holder of the Robert & Maria Lowdon Chair of Business Administration. B.A. (University of California, Berkeley), 1983, Ph.D (University of Utah), 1992. Since 2010.

AUDRA BOONE, Professor of Finance and holder of the C.R. Williams Professor of Finance Chair. B.S. (University of Kansas), 1997; Ph.D. (Pennsylvania State University), 2002. Since 2016.

CHRISTOPHER A. BOONE, Associate Professor of Professional Practice in Supply Chain Management. B.B.A. (Faulkner University), 1993; M.L.A. (Air Force Institute of Technology), 2001; Ph.D. (Auburn University), 2006. Since 2016.

LAYNE C. BRADLEY, Instructor in Business Information Systems. B.A. (University of Texas at Arlington), 1970; M.B.A. (Texas Christian University), 1980; M.A. Business Communications (Jones International University), 2005. Since 2011.

TYSON R. BROWNING, Professor of Operations Management. B.S. (Abilene Christian University), 1993; S.M. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology), 1996; Ph.D. (Ibid.) 1999. Since 2003.

GARRY BRUTON, Professor of Management. Holder of the Fehmi Zeko Faculty Fellowship. B.A. (University of Oklahoma), 1978; M.B.A. (George Washington University), 1982; Ph.D. (Oklahoma State University), 1989. Since 1998.

SUZANNE M. CARTER, Professor of Professional Practice in Management. B.S. (University of Illinois), 1986; M.B.A. (University of Texas at Austin), 1992; Ph.D. (Ibid.), 1997.

DANIEL QI CHEN, Professor of Information Systems. B.E. (Shanghai Maritime University), 1994; M.B.A. (Washington University), 1999. Ph.D (University of Georgia), 2004. Since 2004.

JEFF ZEYUN CHEN, Assistant Professor of Accounting. BS (Fundan University), 2002; MBA (University of Louisiana at Lafayette), 2004; Ph.D. (University of Houston), 2009. Since 2017.

SHANA M. CLOR-PROELL, Associate Professor of Accounting. B.S. (Cornell University), 2000; M.S. (Cornell University), 2006; Ph.D. (Cornell University), 2007. Since 2011.

JANICE B. COBB, Instructor of Accounting. B.B.A. (Texas Christian University), 1984; M.B.A. (Ibid.), 1986. Since 1997.

MICHAEL S. COLE, Associate Professor of Management. B.A. (Arkansas Tech University), 1996; M.A. (University of Tulsa), 1997; Ph.D. (Auburn University), 2003. Since 2007.

WILLIAM L. CRON, Professor of Marketing, Holder of the J. Vaughn & Evelyne H. Wilson Professor in Business. B.S.B.A. (Xavier University), 1971; M.B.A. (Indiana University), 1972; D.B.A. (Ibid.), 1981. Since 2002.

JULIE DAHLQUIST, Associate Professor of Professional Practice in Finance.  B.B.A. (University of Louisiana, Monroe) 1984; M.A. (St. Mary’s University), 2003; Ph.D. (Texas A&M University), 1989.  Since 2015.

EMILY K. DAVIS, Instructor of Accounting and Director of the Master of Accounting and Professional Program in Accounting. B.B.A. Accounting (Texas Tech University), 2007; M.S. Accounting (Texas Tech University), 2008; CPA. Since 2012.

GEORGE DRYMIOTES, Associate Professor of Accounting. B.B.A. (University of Cyprus), 1999; Ph.D. (University of Florida), 2004. Since 2013.

O. HOMER EREKSON, Dean and John V. Roach Chair in Business. B.A. (Texas Christian University), 1974; Ph.D. (University of North Carolina), 1980. Since 2008.

GRANT FARNSWORTH, Assistant Professor of Finance. B.A. (Brigham Young University), 2004; B.S. (ibid.); s004; M.S. (Northwestern University), 2007; Ph.D. (Pennsylvania State University), 2015. Since 2015.

STACY LANDRETH GRAU, Professor of Professional Practice in Marketing. B.A. (University of Louisiana-Lafayette), 1994; M.S. (Louisiana State University), 1997; Ph.D. (Ibid.), 2002. Since 2008.

WILLIAM GRIESER, Assistant Professor of Finance. BBA (Texas State University), 2011; B.S. (Ibid.), 2011; Ph.D. (Michigan State University), 2015. Since 2017.
Ph.D. (Ibid.), 1975. Since 1988.

ZACH HALL, Assistant Professor of Marketing. B.B.A. (Texas A&M Corpus Christi); 2005; MBA (Texas Tech University); 2007; M.S. Finance (Ibid.); 2007; Ph.D. Marketing (University of Houston); 2013. Since 2013.

T. BRAD HARRIS, Assistant Professor of Management. B.B.A. (Texas Tech University), 2003; M.B.A. (University of Florida), 2006; Ph.D. (Texas A&M University), 2012. Since 2015.

JOSEPH S. HARRISON, Assistant Professor of Management. B.S. (University of Richmond), 2009; Ph.D. (Texas A&M University), 2017. Since 2017.

IN-MU HAW, Holder of the J. Vaughn & Evelyne H.Wilson Professor in Business. B.A. (Cheong-Ju University), 1974; M.B.A. (University of Alabama), 1979; Ph.D. (Ibid.), 1983. Since 1990.

MICHAEL A. HITT, Distinguished Research Fellow in Management. B.B.A. (Texas Tech University), 1968; M.B.A. (Ibid.), 1969; Ph.D. (University of Colorado), 1974. Since 2015.

KEITH M. HMIELESKI, Professor of Management. A.S. (Greenfield Community College), 1995; B.S. (University of Massachusetts), 1998; M.S. (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute), 2002; Ph.D. (Ibid.), 2005. Since 2005.

PAUL J. IRVINE. Holder of the Kleinheinz Family Foundation Endowed Chair in International Finance and Investments. B.B.A. (University of Calgary); M.A. (Simon Fraser University); M.S. (University of Rochester), 1993; Ph.D. (Ibid.), 1996. Since 2013.

MARK B. HOUSTON, Professor of Marketing and Holder of the James L. and Eunice West Chair of Marketing. B.S. (Southwest Baptist Seminary), 1984; M.B.A. (University of Missouri, Columbia), 1990; Ph.D. (Arizona State University), 1995. Since 2017.

ED IRELAND. Associate Professor of Professional Practice in Finance and Economics. B.S. (Midwestern State University), 1960. Ph.D. (Texas Tech University), 1974. Since 2015.

BEATA JONES, Professor of Professional Practice in Information Systems. B.B.A. (Baruch College) 1988; M.S. (Ibid.), 1988; Ph.D. (City University, New York), 1993. Since 1995.

L. VAN JONES, Instructor of Statistics. B.S. (Texas Christian University), 1961; MBA (Ibid.), 1963; Ph.D. (Louisiana Baptist Theological Seminary), 1996. Since 2001.

PATRICIA JORDAN, Assistant Professor of Professional Practice in Supply Chain Management. B.S. (Oklahoma State University), 1986; M.B.A.(Ibid), 1992; Ph.D. (Ibid), 2014. Since 2015

SWAMINATHAN KALPATHY, Associate Professor of Finance. B.S. (Birla Institute of Technology & Science), 1994; M.B.A. (Southern Illinois University), 1999; Ph.D. (Arizona State University), 2004. Since 2013.

SUSAN B. KLEISER, Professor of Professional Practice in Marketing. B.B.A. (University of Notre Dame), 1989, Ph.D. (University of Cincinnati), 1996. Since 2005.

JEREMY J. KOVACH, Assistant Professor of Supply Chain Management. B.S. (University of Tennessee, Knoxville), 1998; M.S. (Ibid), 1999; PhD. (Georgia Institute of Technology), 2014. Since 2015.

RYAN A. KRAUSE, Associate Professor of Management. B.S. (Indiana University), 2009; Ph.D. (Indiana University), 2013. Since 2013.

TED W. LEGATSKI, Associate Professor of Professional Practice in Management. B.B.A. (Sam Houston State University), 1989; M.B.A. (Ibid.) 1991; Ph.D. (Texas A&M University), 1997, Since 2002.

ROBERT P. LEONE, Professor of Marketing and J. Vaughn and Evelyne H. Wilson Chair of Marketing. B.A. (University of Texas at Arlington), 1973; M.B.A. (Ibid.), 1974; Ph.D. (Purdue University), 1978. Since 2008.

RANDY LEWIS, Instructor of Management. A.A. (Tarrant County Junior College), 1983; B.B.A. (Dallas Baptist University), 1995; M.B.A. (Texas Christian University), 1998. Since 1999.

NING (ALEX) LI, Assistant Professor of Management. B.S. (Zhejiang University), 2006; M.S. (Ibid.), 2006; Ph.D. (University of Maryland), 2017. Since 2017.

STEVE C. LIM, Associate Professor of Accounting. B.A. (Korea University), 1976; M.S. (Ibid.), 1980; Ph.D. (Wharton School), 1989. Since 1999.

JOSEPH B. LIPSCOMB, Professor of Finance and Real Estate, and Director of the Luther King Capital Management Center for Financial Studies. B.S. (Texas A&M University), 1968; M.B.A. (University of Houston), 1972; Ph.D. (Ibid.), 1978. Since 1977.

LARRY J. LOCKWOOD, Professor of Finance and Holder of the Dr. Stan Block Endowed Chair in Finance. B.S. (David Lipscomb University), 1975; M.A. (Western Kentucky University), 1979; M.S. (Purdue University), 1980; Ph.D. (Ibid.), 1982. Since 1994.

STEPHEN LUSCH, Assistant Professor of Accounting. B.S. (Texas Christian University), 2008; MS (University of Notre Dame), 2009; Ph.D.(University of Arizona) 20014. Since 2017.

JANE M. MACKAY, Associate Professor of Management Information Systems and Director of the Business Information Systems Program. B.S. (University of Massachusetts), 1968; M.L.S. (Texas Woman's University), 1974; Ph.D. (University of Texas at Austin), 1987. Since 1986.

STEVEN C. MANN, Associate Professor of Finance. B.S. (University of Utah), 1984; Ph.D. (Ibid.), 1994. Since 1994.

JOHN MATHIS, Instructor of Management. B.S. (Truman State University); 1966; M.A. (Arizona State University); 1968. Since 2005.

LAURA M. MEADE, Professor of Professional Practice in Supply Chain. B.S. (Valparaiso University), 1986; M.B.A (University of Texas at Arlington), 1991; Ph.D. (Ibid.), 1997. Since 2004.

VASSIL MIHOV, Associate Professor of Finance. B.A. (Graceland College), 1995; Ph.D. (Purdue University), 2000. Since 2000.

THOMAS MOELLER, Associate Professor of Finance. B.A. (University of Giessen), 1995; M.B.A. (University of Kentucky), 1996; Ph.D. (University of Texas at Austin), 2002. Since 2006.

WILLIAM C. MONCRIEF III, Professor of Marketing and Academic Director Neeley Fellows Program, Holder of Charles F. and Alan P. Bedford Professor of International Business. B.A. (University of Mississippi), 1975; M.B.A. (Ibid.), 1978; Ph.D. (Louisiana State University), 1983. Since 1982.

JEFF MOORE, Instructor of Finance. B.B.A. (Texas Christian University), 1969; M.B.A. (Ibid.), 1971. Since 1974.

KAREN K. NELSON, Holder of the M.J. Neeley Professor in Accounting. B.S. (University of Colorado), 1988; Ph.D. (University of Michigan), 1997. Since 2016.

MARC NERI, Assistant Professor of Professional Practice in Accounting. B.S. (Durham University), 1996; MH (University of Dallas), 2008; Ph.D. (University of North Texas), 2016. Since 2016.

RENEE M. OLVERA, Associate Professor of Professional Practice in Accounting and faculty advisor for the Master of Accounting and Professional Program in Accounting. B.S. (Northern Illinois University), 2001; M.A.S. (Northern Illinois University), 2002; Ph.D. (University of North Texas), 2012. Since 2012.

RAY J. PFEIFFER JR, Professor of Accounting and Associate Dean, Undergraduate Programs. B.A. (Moravian College), 1987; Ph.D. (The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill), 1994. Since 2009.

ELIZABETH PLUMMER, Professor of Accounting. B.A. (Rice University) 1984; M.P.A. (University of Texas at Austin), 1986; Ph.D. (Ibid.) 1994. Since 2007.

DAVID S. PRESTON, Professor of Information Systems. B.S. (University of Florida), 1991; M.E. (Ibid.), 1993; M.B.A. (University of Georgia), 2000. Ph.D. (Ibid), 2004. Since 2004.

RICHARD PRIEM, Professor of Management and Holder of the Luther Henderson Chair of Strategic Management and Leadership. B.A. ( St. Olaf College) 1971; M. S. (University of Arkansas) 1980; Ph.D. (University of Texas at Arlington) 1990. Since 2010.

CHAD A. PROELL, Assistant Professor of Accounting. B.A. (University of St. Thomas), 1993; M.B.A. (Cornell University), 2001; M.S. (Cornell University), 2005; Ph.D. (Cornell University), 2006. Since 2011.

RANGA V. RAMASESH, Professor of Decision Sciences. B.E. (University of Mysore), 1968; M.E. (Indian Institute of Science), 1970; M.B.A. (University of Rochester), 1982; Ph.D. (Pennsylvania State University), 1988. Since 1988.

ROBERT T. RHODES, Professor of Professional Practice. J.D. (Baylor University), 1980; L.L.M. (Tulane University), 1992. Since 1984.

HETTIE A. RICHARDSON, Professor of Management, and Management, Entrepreneurship and Leadership Department Chair. B.A. (University of Houston), 1994; M.A. (University of Georgia), 1996; Ph.D. (Ibid.) 2001. Since 2013.

MAURICIO RODRIGUEZ, Professor of Finance and Real Estate, Holder of the Theodore and Beulah Beasley Faculty Fellowship, and Chair Department of Finance. B.B.A. (George Washington University), 1988; M.B.A. (American University), 1989; Ph.D. (University of Connecticut), 1994. Since 1994.

TRACEY ROCKETT-HANFT, Associate Professor of Professional Practice and Faculty Associate Director of the Neeley Fellows Program. B.S. (Texas A&M University), 1995. Ph.D. (University of Texas at Dallas), 2002. Since 2012.

JOSEPH A. ROH, Associate Professor of Supply Chain Management. B.S. (U.S. Air Force Academy), 1988.; MS (Air force Institute of Technology), 1994; PhD (Michigan State University). 2010. Since 2010.

JUE REN, Assistant Professor of Economics and Finance. BBA (University of Wisconsin-Madison); M.A. (Emory University), 2016; Ph.D.(Emory University), 2017. Since 2017.

MICHAEL S. SHERROD, William M. Dickey Entrepreneur in Residence. B.A. (University of Notre Dame), 1974; M.A. (University of Missouri at Columbia), 1976; E.M.B.A. (Texas Christian University), 2010. Since 2011.

ABBIE J. SHIPP, Associate Professor of Management. B.B.A. (Oklahoma State University), 1996; MBA (Ibid.), 2000; Ph.D. (University of North Carolina), 2006. Since 2012.

SHANNON SHIPP, Associate Professor of Marketing. B.S. (Tulsa), 1977; M.B.A. (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute), 1978; Ph.D. (University of Minnesota), 1990. Since 1988.

MARY H. STANFORD, Professor of Accounting Holder of the Duncan Faculty Fellowship and Department of Accounting Chair. B.B.A. (University of Texas at Arlington),1981; M.P.A. (Ibid.), 1984; Ph.D. (University of Michigan), 1994. Since 2002.

GREGORY K. STEPHENS, Associate Professor of Management and Academic Director of the BNSF Next Generation Leadership Program. B.S. (Brigham Young University), 1982; M.B.A. (Ibid.), 1984; Ph.D. (University of California, Irvine), 1992. Since 1990.

JEFF K. STRATMAN, Chair and Professor of Information Systems and Supply Chain Management. B.S.E. (Princeton University), 1989; Ph.D., (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill), 2001. Since 2013.

SARANG SUNDER, Assistant Professor of Marketing, B.E. (Anna University, Chennai, India), 2007, Ph.D. (Georgia State University), 2015. Since 2015.

MORGAN L. SWINK, Professor of Supply Chain Management and Holder of the Eunice and James L. West Chair in Supply Chain Management. B.S. (Southern Methodist University), 1983; MBA (University of Dallas), 1986; Ph.D. (Indiana University), 1992. Since 2010.

SRIRAM THIRUMALAI, Associate Professor of Supply Chain Management. BTech (Indian Institute of Technology), 2000; Ph.D., (University of Minnesota), 2005. Since 2013.

TRAVIS TOKAR, Associate Professor of Supply Chain Management. B.S. (University of Arkansas), 2000; Master of Transportation and Logistics Management (Ibid.), 2001; Ph.D. (Ibid.), 2006. Since 2009.

MINAKSHI TRIVEDI, Professor and Department of Marketing Chair. M.Sc. (Delhi University, India), 1978; M.B.A. (BK School of Management, India), 1984; Ph.D. (University of Texas at Dallas), 1991. Since 2016.

MARY UHL-BIEN, Professor of Management, and BNSF Railway Endowed Professor in Leadership. B.B.A. (University of Cincinnati), 1986; M.B.A. (Ibid).1988; Ph.D.(Ibid.), 1991. Since 2014.

PATRICIA DORAN WALTERS, Associate Professor of Professional Practice in Accounting. B.A. (College of St. Elizabeth), 1970; M.B.A (New York University), 1985; Ph.D. (New York University), 1993. Since 2011.

DAVID WELTMAN, Associate Professor of Professional Practice in Supply Chain Management. B.S. (Southern Methodist University), 1984; M.S. (Ibid.), 1986 M.S. (University of Texas at Arlington),2006: Ph.D. (Ibid.), 2007. Since 2012

WILLIAM F. WEMPE, Associate Professor of Accounting. BS (McPherson College), 1986; MBA (Wichita State University), 1989; Ph.D. (Texas A&M University), 1998. Since 2001.

XIAOYAN (WINNIE) WEN, Assistant Professor of Accounting. BS (Tsinghua University), 1998, MS (Ibid.), 2001 and 2003, Ph.D. (Carnegie Mellon University), 2007. Since 2015.

J.CHRIS WHITE, Associate Professor of Marketing. B.B.A. (West Texas State University), 1991; M.B.A. (Texas A&M University), 1993; Ph.D. (Ibid.), 1998. Since 2007.

BARBARA WOOD, Associate Professor of Professional Practice in Finance and Assistant Director Luther King Capital Management Center for Financial Studies. B.I.E. (Auburn University), 1978; M.B.A. (Baylor University) 1999; Ph.D. (University of Texas at Arlington), 2005. Since 2001.

LAURIE WOOD, Instructor of Accounting. B.B.A. (Texas Christian University), 1999; M.B.A. (University of Texas, Arlington), 2001. Since 2007.

ERIC YORKSTON, Associate Professor of Marketing. B.A. (University of Colorado), 1992; M.B.A (Rutgers University), 1995; Ph.D. (New York University), 2000. Since 2005.