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Department of Business & Economics

Opportunities in Business & Economics: Degrees, Scholarships & More

Accounting | Business | Economics | International Business | Sports Administration

Faculty & Staff

Mike Bosch - 8470

Instructor of Business & Economics
B.S. University of Kansas, M.B.A. Baker University
Expertise: supply chain management, entrepreneurship, cloud technology
Office: Mabee Hall
785.594.8470
Ron Christian

Ron Christian - 8467

Assistant Professor of Sports Administration
B.G.S. University of Nebraska at Omaha, M.S. University of Northern Colorado, Ph.D. (in progress) University of Kansas
Expertise: intercollegiate athletics, sport marketing, media relations, event management
Office: Mabee Hall 307
785.594.8467
Jill Franklin

Jill Franklin - 8470

Departmental Assistant for Business & Economics
Office: Mabee
785.594.8470

Rick Gammon

Instructor of Business & Economics
Alan Grant

Alan Grant - 8498

Professor of Business & Economics
B.S., M.A., Ph.D. Kansas State University
Expertise: inflation forecasting and lottery finance
Office: Mabee 307
785.594.8498

Lee Green - 8336

Professor of Business & Economics
B.S., J.D. University of Kansas
Expertise: sports law
Office: Mabee 303
785.594.8336
Fax: 785.594.4
Martha Harris

Martha Harris - 8338

Assistant Dean for Academic Affairs at the College of Arts and Sciences, Professor of Business & Economics
B.S. Baker University, M.B.A. University of Kansas
Expertise: financial institutions, fraud examination
Office: Constant Hall
785.594.8338
Gary Irick

Gary Irick - 8479

Associate Professor, Chair of Business & Economics Department
B.S. Baker University, M.M. Northwestern University, C.P.A.
Expertise: public accounting, financial accounting and reporting, auditing and finance
Office: Mabee 309
785.594.8479
Lowell Jacobsen

Lowell Jacobsen - 4516

Rhodes Professor of International Business
B.A. Buena Vista College, M.I.M. Thunderbird School of Global Management, Ph.D. University of Edinburgh
Office: Mabee 306
785.594.4516
Kevin McCarthy

Kevin McCarthy - 8395

Professor of Business & Economics, Collins-Dietrich Chair
B.A., M.B.A., Ph.D. St. Louis University
Office: Mabee 304
785.594.8395

Angela Motsinger

Business Instructor

Nadia Novotorova - 4515

Associate Professor of Marketing
785.594.4515
Paulette Schwerdt

Paulette Schwerdt - 8470

Instructor of Business & Economics
B.B.A., M.B.A. Washburn University
Expertise: finance and management
Office: Mabee
785.594.8470

Judy Smrha - 8337

Assistant Dean for Student Engagement & Success, Associate Professor of Business & Economics
B.A. Mills College; M.A., Ph.D. Johns Hopkins University
Expertise: applied microeconomics, statistics, economic development issues
Office: Collins Library 120
785.594.8337