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Faculty and Staff

Marketing & Computer Information Systems
Dr. Joseph H. SchuesslerDr. Joseph H. Schuessler
Department Head and Associate Professor (2011)
Email: schuessler@tarleton.edu
Office: BUS 159B
Phone: 254-968-9893

PhD, University of North Texas, Business Computer Information Systems, 2009

MS, University of North Texas, Information Technology, 2003

MBA, University of North Texas, Business Computer Information Systems, 2001

BBA, University of North Texas, Strategic Management, 1994

Teaching Interests: Network Administration, Network Security

Research Interests: Computer and Network Security

Ms. Deidra Collier NewmanMs. Deidra Collier Newman
Administrative Assistant III
Email: dnewman@tarleton.edu
Office: BUS 159
Phone: 254-968-9047
BBA, Tarleton State University, Marketing, 1995
Mr. Art DearingMr. Art Dearing
Assistant Professor (2001)
Email: dearing@tarleton.edu
Office: BUS 161
Phone: 254-968-9340

MS, Troy State University, 1984

BS, Southwest Texas State University, 1976

Teaching Interests: Network Administration, Network Security, & Computer Technology

Dr. Kevin FulkDr. Kevin Fulk
Assistant Professor
Email: hkfulk@tarleton.edu
Office: BUS 165
Phone: 254-968-1977

PhD, University of Houston, 2008

MBA, University of Kansas, 2000

JD, University of Kansas. 1998

BA, Benedictine College, 1995

Teaching Interests: IT Project Management Strategic IS Management Computer Networking

Research Interests: Power Relations and Control in IS Implementation Projects and Programs The Intersection of IS Practice and Legal Practice The Relationship between IS and Human Flourishing in Organizations

Dr. Chun-Kai "Tommy" HsuDr. Chun-Kai "Tommy" Hsu
Assistant Professor
Email: hsu@tarleton.edu
Office: BUS 150
Phone: 254-968-9332

PhD, Business Administration in Marketing with International Business concentration, Old Dominion University, 2014

MBA, Saint Louis University, 2005

MS, Saint Louis University, Finance, 2003

BBA, Fu-Jen Catholic University, International Trade, 1998

Teaching Interests: Consumer Behavior, Promotional Strategy, Advertising, Marketing Research, International Marketing, Sports Marketing

Research Interests: Advertising, Consumer Psychology, Branding, Economic Well-Being, Social Media, Sports Marketing

Dr. Dennis JonesDr. Dennis Jones
Professor (1992)
Email: djones@tarleton.edu
Office: BUS 163
Phone: 254-968-9820

EdD, Texas A&M University - Commerce, 1999

MBA, Tarleton State University, 1993

MEd, Marquette State University, 1991

BA, Michigan State University, 1981

Dr. Walter KendallDr. Walter Kendall
Associate Professor
Email: kendall@tarleton.edu
Office: BUS 149
Phone: 254-968-1889

DBA, Louisiana Tech University, Business Administration

MBA, Arizona State University, Marketing, Transportation

BA, Kentucky Wesleyan College, Economics

Teaching Interests: Marketing, Research, Logistics, International Marketing/Business

Research Interests: Logistics, International Marketing/Business

Ms. Linda LaMarcaMs. Linda LaMarca
Assistant Professor
Email: lamarca@tarleton.edu
Office: BUS 127
Phone: 254-968-9334

MBA, Tarleton State University, Business/Marketing

BA, Rider College

Teaching Interests: Marketing, Business Communications, Entrepreneurship

Research Interests: International and cross-cultural aspects of business, especially as related to marketing, business communications and entrepreneurship

Dr. Del NagyDr. Del Nagy
Assistant Professor (2013)
Email: nagy@tarleton.edu
Office: BUS 166
Phone: 254-968-9289
PhD, University of South Florida, Management Information Systems, 2010

MS, Texas Tech University, Information Systems and Decision Sciences, 2004

BS, University of Alabama, Management Information Systems, 2000


Teaching Interests: Systems Analysis and Design, Databases, and Open Source Software Development

Dr. Cindy RippéDr. Cindy Rippé
Assistant Professor
Email: rippe@tarleton.edu
Office: BUS 151
Phone: 254-968-1700

DBA, Nova Southeastern University, Marketing, 2013

MBA, Millsaps College, 2000

BS, University of Florida, Advertising, 1993

Teaching Interests: Professional Selling, Sales Management, Consumer Behavior, International Marketing, Marketing Management, and Retailing

Research Interests: Omni-channel consumer and the salesperson, salesperson’s influence on the customer across cultures, consumer behavior in purchasing decisions in today's high-tech environment, and innovative teaching pedagogy

Dr. Leah SchultzDr. Leah Schultz
Associate Professor (2005)
Email: lschult@tarleton.edu
Office: BUS 152
Phone: 254-968-9169

PhD, University of North Texas

MLIS, 1996

BA, University of Texas at Austin, 1992

Teaching Interests: Web design, Multimedia

Dr. Chris ShaoDr. Chris Shao
Associate Dean and Professor of Marketing
Email: shao@tarleton.edu
Office: BUS 171
Phone: 254-968-1944

PhD, University of Texas at Arlington, Marketing, 1999

MBA, Pittsburgh State University, 1991

BA, Chinese Culture University, English, 1986

Teaching Interests: Consumer Behavior, Marketing Research, Services Marketing, Marketing Management, Marketing Strategy

Dr. Jason SharpDr. Jason Sharp
Associate Professor (2001)
Email: jsharp@tarleton.edu
Office: BUS 153
Phone: 254-968-9738

PhD, University of North Texas, 2008.

MS, 2001

MDIV, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, 1997

BS, Tarleton State University, 1992

Teaching Interests: Programming Logic and Design, Programming Languages, and Database Design.

Dr. Yi-Chia WuDr. Yi-Chia Wu
Assistant Professor
Email: yichiawu@tarleton.edu
Office: BUS 148
Phone: 254-968-9048
PhD, University of Texas – Pan American, Marketing, 2015

MBA, University of Texas – Pan American, 2010

MA, University of Aberdeen, Linguistics, 2006

MSc, Queen’s University, Finance, 2003

BBA, Feng Chia University, Finance, 2002


Teaching Interests: Consumer Behavior, Marketing Research, International Marketing, and Social Media Marketing