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Faculty and Staff

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Dr. Leah Schultz

Interim Department Head (2005) and Associate Professor
Email: lschult@tarleton.edu
Office: Business Building, Room 152
Phone: 254-968-9169

More Info:

  • 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

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Dr. Joseph Schuessler

Associate Dean, and Associate Professor (2011)
Email: schuessler@tarleton.edu
Office: Business Building, Room 171
Phone: 254-968-9893

More Info:

  • 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

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Ms. Deidra Collier Newman

Administrative Associate IV (2013)

Email: dnewman@tarleton.edu

Office: Business Building, Room 159

Phone: 254-968-9047

More Info:

  • BBA, Tarleton State University, Marketing, 1994
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Dr. Aray Chen

Assistant Professor (2018)
Email: araychen@tarleton.edu
Office: Business Building, Room 151
Phone: 254-968-1700

More Info:

  • PhD, University of Georgia, Consumer Behavior, 2018
  • MS, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Psychology, 2013
  • BA, Beijing Foreign Studies University, English and Information Management, 2002

Teaching Interests: Consumer Behavior

Research Interests: Consumer Induction and Deduction Process, Hypothesis Testing Bias, Evolutionary Cognition

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Mr. Art Dearing

Assistant Professor (2001)
Email: dearing@tarleton.edu
Office: Business Building, Room 161
Phone: 254-968-9340

More Info:

  • MS, Tarleton State University, Criminal Justice, 2015
  • 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

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Dr. H. Kevin Fulk

Assistant Professor (2014)
Email: hkfulk@tarleton.edu
Office: Business Building, Room 165
Phone: 254-968-1977

More Info:

  • 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

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Dr. Chun-Kai "Tommy" Hsu

Assistant Professor (2014)
Email: hsu@tarleton.edu
Office: Business Building, Room 150
Phone: 254-968-9332

More Info:

  • 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

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Dr. Dennis Jones

Professor (1992)
Email: djones@tarleton.edu
Office: Business Building, Room 163
Phone: 254-968-9820

More Info:

  • 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
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Dr. Walter Kendall

Associate Professor (2007)
Email: kendall@tarleton.edu
Office: Business Building, Room 149
Phone: 254-968-1889

More Info:

  • 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 Kilic

Dr. Ceyhan "C.K." Kilic

Assistant Professor (2016)
Email: kilic@tarleton.edu
Office: Business Building, Room 162
Phone: 254-968-1797

More Info:

  • 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

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Dr. Del Nagy

Assistant Professor (2013)
Email: nagy@tarleton.edu
Office: Business Building, Room 166
Phone: 254-968-9289

More Info:

  • 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. Chris Shao

Dr. Chris Shao

Dean, College of Business Administration and Professor of Marketing (2014)
Email: shao@tarleton.edu
Office: Business Building, Room 173
Phone: 254-968-1944

More Info:

  • 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

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Dr. Jason Sharp

Associate Professor (2001)
Email: jsharp@tarleton.edu
Office: Business Building, Room 153
Phone: 254-968-9738

More Info:

  • 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

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Dr. Yi-Chia Wu

Dr. Yi-Chia Wu

Assistant Professor (2014)
Email: yichiawu@tarleton.edu
Office: Business Building, Room 148
Phone: 254-968-9048

More Info:

  • 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

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Adjuncts

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Jana Holland

Adjunct
Email: holland@tarleton.edu
Office: NA
Phone: NA

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Clay Rasmussen

Adjunct
Email: rasmussen@tarleton.edu
Office: NA
Phone: NA

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Cory Shaw

Adjunct
Email: cshaw@tarleton.edu
Office: NA
Phone: NA

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Robin Wells

Adjunct
Email: wells@tarleton.edu
Office: NA
Phone: NA

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Tara Whitson

Adjunct
Email: whitson@tarleton.edu
Office: NA
Phone: NA