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Faculty and Staff

Full Time Faculty/Staff
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 (2013)
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

Post Masters Educational Specialist Degree, Nova Southern University, Computer Information Systems, 2002

MS, Troy State University, Business, 1984

BS, Texas State University, Law Enforcement, 1976

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

Dr. H. Kevin FulkDr. H. Kevin Fulk
Assistant Professor (2014)
Email: hkfulk@tarleton.edu
Office: BUS 165
Phone: 254-968-1977

PhD, University of Houston, Management Information Systems, 2008

MBA, University of Kansas, Information Technology, 2000

JD, University of Kansas. Law, 1998

BA, Benedictine College, Political Science/Spanish, 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 (2014)
Email: hsu@tarleton.edu
Office: BUS 150
Phone: 254-968-9332

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

MBA, Saint Louis University, General Business, 2005

MS, Saint Louis University, Finance, 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, Supervision Curriculum and Inst-Higher Education, 1999

MBA, Tarleton State University, Business Administration, 1993

MEd, Marquette State University, Education, 1991

BA, Michigan State University, 1981

Dr. Walter KendallDr. Walter Kendall
Associate Professor (2007)
Email: kendall@tarleton.edu
Office: BUS 149
Phone: 254-968-1889

DBA, Louisiana Tech University, Marketing, 1987

MBA, Arizona State University, Marketing/Transportation, 1974

BA, Kentucky Wesleyan College, Economics, 1972

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

Research Interests: Logistics, International Marketing/Business

Dr. Ceyhan "C.K." KilicDr. Ceyhan "C.K." Kilic
Assistant Professor (2016)
Email: kilic@tarleton.edu
Office: BUS 162
Phone: 254-968-1797

PhD, Old Dominion University, Marketing/International Business, 2004

MA, Old Dominion University, Economics, 1999

MBA, Fairleigh Dickinson University, Quantitative Methods, 1996

MSc, Instanbul Technical University, Management Science (Completed all Course Work), 1993

BSc, Instanbul Technical University, Management Engineering, 1991

Teaching Interests: Marketing Research, International Marketing, Sales Management, Consumer Behavior, Advertising, Marketing Principles/Strategy, Retail Management, Internet Marketing, Product Management, Healthcare Marketing

Research Interests: Marketing Strategy, International Marketing, Sales Management, Sales Orientation/Customer Orientation, Product Innovation Management, Organizational Learning/Memory, Innovativeness

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 (2014)
Email: rippe@tarleton.edu
Office: BUS 151
Phone: 254-968-1700

DBA, Nova Southeastern University, Marketing, 2013

MBA, Millsaps College, Business Administration, 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, Information Science, 2009

MS, University of Texas at Austin, Library and Information Science, 1996

BA, University of Texas at Austin, Anthropology, 1992

Teaching Interests: Web design, Multimedia

Dr. Chris ShaoDr. Chris Shao
Associate Dean and Professor of Marketing (2014)
Email: shao@tarleton.edu
Office: BUS 171
Phone: 254-968-1944

PhD, University of Texas at Arlington, Marketing, 1999

MBA, Pittsburgh State University, Business Administration, 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, Information Science, 2008.

MS, Tarleton State University, Information Systems, 2001

MDIV, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, Theology, 1997

BS, Tarleton State University, Computer Information Systems, 1992

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

Dr. Yi-Chia WuDr. Yi-Chia Wu
Assistant Professor (2014)
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

Research Interests: Apple Devotees, EEG, Consumer Neuroscience, Franchise, UnderArmour, and fashion

Adjuncts
Mark DavisMark Davis
Adjunct
Email: mldavis@tarleton.edu
Office: NA
Phone: NA
Jana HollandJana Holland
Adjunct
Email: holland@tarleton.edu
Office: NA
Phone: NA
Clay RasmussenClay Rasmussen
Adjunct
Email: rasmussen@tarleton.edu
Office: NA
Phone: NA
Cory ShawCory Shaw
Adjunct
Email: cshaw@tarleton.edu
Office: NA
Phone: NA
Steve KieffSteve Kieff
Adjunct
Email: steve_kieff@baylor.edu
Office: NA
Phone: NA
Robin WellsRobin Wells
Adjunct
Email: wells@tarleton.edu
Office: NA
Phone: NA
Tara WhitsonTara Whitson
Adjunct
Email: whitson@tarleton.edu
Office: NA
Phone: NA
Virginia ZubikVirginia Zubik
Adjunct
Email: zubik@tarleton.edu
Office: NA
Phone: NA