Our Faculty - Management

Our Faculty

Faculty Profiles

  • Marian Extejt

    Professor and Chairperson of Management
    Harrington Hall, Room 101G
    Degrees

    BS, John Carroll University
    MSIA, Purdue University
    PhD, Purdue University

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  • Adriana Boveda-Lambie

    Assistant Professor of Management
    Harrington Hall, Room 110A
    Degrees

    BS, University of Maryland at College Park
    MA, University of Texas at Austin
    PhD, University of Rhode Island

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  • Christian Delaunay

    Associate Professor of Management
    Harrington Hall, Room 101K
    Degrees

    BA, ICS Paris
    MBA, University of Georgia
    PhD, University of South Carolina

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  • Kelley Donalds

    Kelley Donalds
    Associate Professor of Management
    Harrington Hall, Room 101D
    Degrees

    BS, Northeastern University
    MS, Bentley College
    PhD, University of Connecticut

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  • Kathleen Ferris-Costa

    Associate Professor of Management
    Harrrington Hall, Room 101F
    Degrees

    AS, Bristol Community College
    BS, MBA, University of Massachusetts at Dartmouth
    PhD, University of Rhode Island

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  • Jakari N. Griffith

    Jakari N. Griffith
    Associate Professor of Management
    Harrington Hall, Room 101B

    Dr. Jakari Griffith is an Assistant Professor of Management in the Ricciardi College of Business, where he specializes in the field of diversity, inclusion, and leadership. He teaches classes in Organizational Behavior, Diversity, Leadership, and Human Resources. His research focuses on employment barriers and opportunities for traditionally marginalized applicant groups. In particular, his research explores the impacts of criminal records on employment selection practices, social and political aspects of criminal records in work, and the link between criminal records and job performance. His research has appeared in Journal of Leadership and Organizational Studies, Human Resources Development Review, Journal of Business Diversity, and Equality, Diversity and Inclusion: An International Journal. Professor Griffith serves on the Editorial Board of Journal of Leadership and Organizational Studies and the Human Resource Development Review. He was the former President for the Management Faculty of Color Association (MFCA). He earned a Ph.D. in Business at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and a Bachelors and Masters degree at Florida A&M University.

    Degrees

    BA, MA, Florida A&M University
    PhD, University of Nebraska at Lincoln

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  • Martin Grossman

    Professor of Management and Graduate Coordinator
    Harrington Hall, Room 110C
    Degrees

    BAS, Florida Atlantic University
    MIBA, DBA, Nova Southeastern University

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  • Todd C. Harris

    Associate Professor of Management
    Harrington Hall, Room 101A
    Degrees

    BS, University of Massachusetts Amherst
    PhD, University of Connecticut Storrs

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  • Stephanie Jacobsen

    Stephanie Jacobsen
    Assistant Professor of Management
    Harrington Hall, Room 110D
    Degrees

    BS, MBA, University of Massachusetts at Darmouth
    PhD, University of Rhode Island

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  • Xiangrong Liu

    Xiangrong Liu
    Associate Professor of Management; Internship Coordinator
    Harrington Hall, Room 101E
    Degrees

    BS, MS, Wuhan University
    PhD, Drexel University

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  • Stanley Ross

    Stanley Ross
    Associate Professor of Management
    Harrington Hall, Room 110B
    Degrees

    BA, Boston University
    MEd, University of Arizona
    PhD, State University of New York at Buffalo

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  • Peter Sietins

    Associate Professor and Graduate Coordinator of Management
    Harrington Hall, Room 101H
    Degrees

    BS, Bridgewater State College
    MS, Northeastern University
    MBA, Bentley College
    DBA, Nova Southeastern University

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  • Sharon Styffe

    Assistant Professor of Management
    Harrington Hall, Room 101J
    Degrees

    BS, Cedar Crest College
    MSM, Lasell College
    MBA, DeSales University

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  • Patricio Torres-Palacio

    Patricio Torres-Palacio
    Assistant Professor of Management
    Harrington Hall, Room 101K

    Dr. Patricio Torres-Palacio earned his PhD, MBA and MSIE (Master of Science in Industrial Engineering) from Purdue University.  In his native country, Ecuador, Dr. Torres-Palacio holds degrees in Business Administration (Finance), Law, Computer Programming, and CPA. He teaches Manufacturing and Service Operations Management, Supply Chain Management, and Business to Business Marketing. Dr. Torres-Palacio's publication topics include Six Sigma, Lean Manufacturing, and Product Lifecycle Management.  Recently, he published in the International Journal of Six Sigma & Competitive Advantage and the International Journal of Managerial Finance. He also presented his research in Barcelona, Spain. In his industry, he founded and managed his own business, JOENPAL Limited. He has also been a junior accountant and an investment & credit consultant. His favorite hobbies include playing tennis, salsa dancing, and watching documentaries.

    Degrees

    CPA, MS, The Pontifical Catholic University of Ecuador
    MBA, MSIE, PhD, Purdue University

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  • Chien Wen Yu

    Associate Professor of Management; Coordinator of Asian Studies
    Harrington Hall, Room 101J
    Degrees

    BA, Beijing Foreign Studies
    BA, Davidson College
    MBA, Wake Forest University
    PhD, Tarlac State University

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