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Faculty and Staff

Management
Dr. Sue JoinerDr. Sue Joiner
Department Head and Assistant Professor
Email: sjoiner@tarleton.edu
Office: BUS 130
Phone: 254-968-9712

Ed.D. - Tarleton State University - Educational Leadership and Policy Studies

M.Ed. - Tarleton State University, Secondary Education

BBA - Tarleton State University, Business Administration

Teaching Interests: Administrative Systems, General Business, Marketing

Research Interests: Vocational Business Education

Ms. Carolyn SmithMs. Carolyn Smith
Administrative Assistant III
Email: casmith@tarleton.edu
Office: BUS 130
Phone: 254-968-9098
Dr. Miguel A. BaezaDr. Miguel A. Baeza
Assistant Professor
Email: baeza@tarleton.edu
Office: Fort Worth Campus, Room 315
Phone: 817-484-4401

Ph.D. - The University of Texas-Pan American, Business Administration/Management

MBA - The University of Texas-Pan American, Business Administration

BBA - The University of Texas-Pan American, Computer Info Systems

 

Teaching Interests: International Business, International Management, General Management, and Organizational Behavior

Research Interests: Cross-cultural management topics within a Latin American context.

Ms. Elizabeth (Betsy) BallMs. Elizabeth (Betsy) Ball
Assistant Professor
Email: bball@tarleton.edu
Office: BUS 134
Phone: 254-968-9053
MBA - Southern Methodist University
BA - Michigan State University
PHR Certification - Human Resource Certification Institute

Teaching Interests: International Business, Business Correspondence

Dr. Thomas BradleyDr. Thomas Bradley
Associate Professor
Email: tbradley@tarleton.edu
Office: BUS 128
Phone: 254-968-9785
Ph.D. - University of North Texas, Applied Technology, Training and Development
MS - University of North Carolina at Pembroke, Organizational Leadership
BSEE - University of Central Florida, Engineering Technology

Teaching Interests: Leadership, Organizational Behavior, Operations Management, Statistics

Research Interests: Leadership, Management Applications of Technology

Dr. Jerry BurchDr. Jerry Burch
Assistant Professor
Email: gburch@tarleton.edu
Office: Bus 123
Phone: 254-968-9907

Ph.D - Virginia Commonwealth University, Business Administration

MS - Naval Postgraduate School, Operations Research and Logistics

BA - University of Texas, Chemistry

Teaching Interests: Management, Organizational Behavior

Research Interests: Leadership, Creativity, Operations Management, Entrepreneurship

John A. De Leon, Ph.D.John A. De Leon, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Email: jdeleon@tarleton.edu
Office: MIdlothian Campus, Bldg 2, Room 115
Phone: 254-968-1616 (Fax: 469-461-0639)

MBA - Finance, Dallas Baptist University, 2009, Dallas, Texas

BBA - Management, University of Texas at Arlington, 2007, Arlington, Texas

BA - Biblical Studies, Dallas Baptist University, 2006, Dallas, Texas

Teaching Interests: Strategic Management, Business Statistics, Principles of Management

Dr. David DevineyDr. David Deviney
Interim Director of Midlothian Outreach and Professor
Email: deviney@tarleton.edu
Office: Midlothian
Phone: 972-775-1612
DBA - Nova Southeastern University, Human Resource Management
MBA - Tarleton State University, Management
BA - Tarleton State University, Business Administration

Teaching Interests: Organizational Behavior, Organizational Development and Change, Management, Strategy, Leadership

Research Interests: Longitudinal Research of predictor attributes of success

Dr. Ed DittfurthDr. Ed Dittfurth
Visiting Instructor
Email: dittfurth@tarleton.edu
Office: BUS 185A
Phone: 254-968-1874

Ed.D. - Tarleton State University, 2015, Stephenville, Texas

Ordination - Ministerial Studies, Assemblies of God Theological Seminary/Global University, 2001

MS - Management and Leadership Tarleton State University, 2011

BS - Hydrology Tarleton State University, 1990

Teaching Interests: Business Ethics, Business Statistics

Research Interests: Student Retention, Cohorts in Education

Ms. Christi FosterMs. Christi Foster
Instructor
Email: cfoster@tarleton.edu
Office: BUS 138
Phone: 254-968-9917
MBA - Tarleton State University, Business Administration
BBA - Tarleton State University, Accounting
Dr. Rusty Freed, PHRDr. Rusty Freed, PHR
Executive Director for Academic Advising Services and Associate Professor
Email: freed@tarleton.edu
Office: Advising Services Center, Thompson Student Center Room 013
Phone: 254-968-9746

Ed.D. - University of North Texas, Applied Technology and Performance Improvement
MBA - Tarleton State University, Business Administration
BBA - Tarleton State University, General Business
PHR Certification - Human Resource Certification Institute

Teaching Interests: Human Resource Management (Training and Development, Recruitment and Selection of Employees), Small Business Management and Entrepreneurship

Research Interests: Generational/Workplace Diversity, Adult Degree Programs

Mr. Steven GerhardtMr. Steven Gerhardt
Assistant Professor
Email: gerhardt@tarleton.edu
Office: BUS 141
Phone: 254-968-9275
MS - University of Texas Austin, Industrial Engineering
MS - Troy State University, Management
BS - U.S. Military Academy, General Engineering

Teaching Interests: Small Business, Entrepreneurship, Quantitative Applications

Research Interests: Small Business

Dr. Reggie Hall, PHRDr. Reggie Hall, PHR
Assistant Professor
Email: rhall@tarleton.edu
Office: BUS 143
Phone: 254-968-9654
Ed.D. - Tarleton State University - Educational Leadership and Policy Studies
MS - Tarleton State University, Human Resource Management
BBA - Tarleton State University, Marketing

Teaching Interests: Human Resource Management, Management, Staffing, Business Ethics, Introduction to Business, Training and Development

Dr. Samuel Hazen, SPHRDr. Samuel Hazen, SPHR
Professor
Email: hazen@tarleton.edu
Office: BUS 133
Phone: 254-968-9277
DBA - Louisiana Tech University
MBA - Louisiana Tech University, Management
BS - Missouri State University, Economics
Dr. Jake HellerDr. Jake Heller
Assistant Professor
Email: jheller@tarleton.edu
Office: BUS 135
Phone: 254-968-9852

Ph.D. - Arizona State University

MS - Arizona State University

BA - University of Texas at San Antonio

Dr. Nathan HellerDr. Nathan Heller
Associate Professor of Management & Marketing
Email: heller@tarleton.edu
Office: BUS 150
Phone: 254-968-9512

Ph.D. - Arizona State University
MBA - Brigham Young University
BA - University of Texas at San Antonio

Teaching Interests: Management & Marketing

Research Interests: Brand Alliances, Nonprofit Marketing, Trust, Ethics

Dr. Dianna KruegerDr. Dianna Krueger
Assistant Professor
Email: krueger@tarleton.edu
Office: BUS 132
Phone: 254-968-1706
Ph.D., Business Administration – Organizational and Management Studies, Human Resource Management Focus, University of Texas at San Antonio, San Antonio, 2011, San Antonio, Texas

M. A., Psychology, Industrial Organizational Focus, Stephen F. Austin State University, 2005, Nacogdoches, Texas

B.A., Psychology, Minor in Philosophy, Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi, 2001, Corpus Christi, Texas

Teaching Interests: Selection and Recruitment, Human Resource Management, and Statistics

Research foci: Diversity and weight-based bias pertaining to employee selection

Research honors include the Psi Chi Research Award (2005), South Western Psychological Association Research Award (2004), Ethics Bowl National Award (2002), and Ethics Bowl Regional Champion Award (2001)
Dr. Brian Martinson, SPHR, EADr. Brian Martinson, SPHR, EA
Assistant Professor
Email: martinson@tarleton.edu
Office: BUS 146
Phone: 254-968-1959

Ph.D. - University of Texas at Arlington
MBA - American University in Cairo
BA - University of Minnesota Duluth

Teaching Interests: Human Resource Management, Strategy, Business Ethics, International Business

Research Interests: Strategic Human Resource Management, Human Capital, Leader/Member Exchange, Employee Attitudes and Behaviors, Group Processes

Dr. Randy McCamey, SPHRDr. Randy McCamey, SPHR
Associate Professor
Email: mccamey@tarleton.edu
Office: BUS 139
Phone: 254-968-9311
Ph.D. - University of North Texas, Applied Technology Training & Development
M.Ed. - Tarleton State University, Guidance and Counseling
MBA - Tarleton State University, Business Administration
BS - Tarleton State University, Chemistry

Teaching Interests: Human Resource Management, Organizational Behavior, Organizational Development

Research Interests: Leadership, Leadership Development, Organizational Citizenship Behavior, Work Ethic, Motivation

Dr. Drake MullensDr. Drake Mullens
Assistant Professor
Email: mullens@tarleton.edu
Office: Fort Worth Campus
Phone: 817-484-9715

Ph.D. - University of Texas at Arlington, Strategic Management

MBA - University of Nebraska at Omaha

BSBA - University of Nebraska at Omaha, Marketing

Teaching Interests: Organizational Strategy, Entrepreneurship, Organizational Theory

Research Interests: Entrepreneurship in the Family Business Context, Social Capital, Outcomes of Organizational Sustainability Initiatives

Dr. David NotgrassDr. David Notgrass
Assistant Professor - Waco
Email: notgrass@tarleton.edu
Office: Waco
Phone: 254-299-8528

Ph.D. - Dallas Baptist University - Leadership Studies with Finance

MBA - Dallas Baptist University - Management

BAAS - Dallas Baptist University - Business

Teaching Interests: Management (Organizational Behavior, Managing Organizational Change, Operations Management, Strategic Management); Corporate Finance

Research Interests: Leadership studies from the perspective of the follower

Dr. Joanna ShawDr. Joanna Shaw
Assistant Professor
Email: jshaw@tarleton.edu
Office: BUS 142
Phone: 254-968-9087

Ph.D. in Applied Technology and Performance Improvement from the University of North Texas
MBA - Master of Science in Human Resource Management from Tarleton State University
BS in Communications with an emphasis in Public Relations from Tarleton State University

Teaching Interests: Human Resource Management, Business Communication, Management

Research Interests: Blended learning, generational cohorts within the workplace

Mr. Cary WinsettMr. Cary Winsett
Instructor
Email: winsett@tarleton.edu
Office: BUS 129
Phone: 254-968-9170

MS -Tarleton State University -  Kinesiology

MS - Tarleton State University - Management/HRM

BBA - Tarleton State University - Business/Sports and Exercise Studies

Teaching Interests: Management, Kinesiology

Research Interests: Kinesiology, Human Resource Development