Faculty & Staff

David Rylander

David Rylander, PhD
Department Chair, Management and Marketing
Professor - Marketing
CFO 406

Education: PhD, University of North Texas; MBA, Texas A&M University; BS, Trinity University

Areas of Expertise: Experiential learning, sustainability, sales management, consumer behavior, sport marketing

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John Alagood, PhD
 Assistant Professor - Management and HCA
CFO 1014

Education: PhD, University of North Texas, Health Services Research with concentration in Applied Gerontology (Dec 2023 Conferral); MBA, University of Chicago, Finance and Strategic Management; MAcc, University of Oklahoma, Accounting; BBA, University of Oklahoma, Management Information Systems; BAcc, University of Oklahoma, Accounting

Areas of Expertise: Senior living, senior placement industry, aging-in-place, gerontechnology, assisted living, memory care, aging-driven residential transitions

Maria Barua

Maria E. Barua, PhD
Associate Professor - Marketing
CFO 402

Education: PhD, MBA, BBA, University of Texas at El Paso

Areas of Expertise: Marketing strategy and management, supply chain management, international business

Andrea Bennett

Andrea Bennett, PhD
Assistant Professor - Marketing
CFO 1012

Education: PhD, University of North Texas; MPA, Georgia Southern University; BA, Augusta University

Areas of Expertise: Digital marketing, marketing communications, social and nonprofit marketing, consumer morality

Lee Brown

Lee Brown, PhD
Associate Professor – Management
Director of Research
CFO 1007

Education: PhD, MBA, BBA, The University of Texas at Arlington

Areas of Expertise: Non-market strategy, lobbying, CEO political activism, ethical leadership

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Dan Chen, PhD
 Assistant Professor - Management
CFO 1004


Education: Ph.D. in Business Administration, The University of Texas at Arlington; MS in Human Resource Management, The University of Texas at Arlington; BS in Finance and English, Xi’an International Studies University

Areas of Expertise: Artificial intelligence (AI) and human resource management, HR selection, workplace incivility behavior and workplace discrimination.

Derek Crews

Derek Crews, EdD
Professor - Management & HR
CFO 301

Education: EdD, Nova Southeastern University; MBA, BBA, University of North Texas

Areas of Expertise: Talent management, training and development, change leadership

Jennifer Flanagan

Jennifer Flanagan, PhD
Associate Professor - Management
CFO 313

Education: Post-Doctoral Degree, University of Florida; PhD, Texas A&M University-Commerce; MBA, Texas Woman’s University; BS, Texas A&M University-Commerce

Areas of Expertise: Diversity management, organizational behavior, employee issues, issues in higher education, including assessment and faculty issues

Dewaynna Horn

Dewaynna Horn, PhD
Associate Dean for Accreditation
Professor – Management
Houston Institute of Health Sciences - 6114

Education: PhD, Jackson State University; MBA, Millsaps College; BS, Belhaven College

Areas of Expertise: Organizational citizenship behavior, leadership, teams

Shelia Hyde

Shelia Hyde, PhD, SHRM-SCP
Assistant Professor – Management & HR
CFO 1005

Education: PhD, University of Texas at Arlington; MA, Louisiana Tech University; BS, Northwestern State University

Areas of Expertise: Human Resources Management, Positive Organizational Scholarship, Work-Life Issues, Role Resources, Demands & Identity, Diversity

Jason Lambert

Jason Lambert, PhD
Associate Professor – HR and Management 
CFO 1006

Education: PhD, University of Texas at Arlington; BA, Columbia College Chicago

Areas of Expertise: Early recruitment, immigrant exploitation, labor discrimination, workplace diversity and inclusion

Jeramy Meacham

Jeramy Meacham, PhD, MBA
Lecturer I - Management
Houston Institute of Health Sciences - 6116

Education: PhD, Jackson State University, Jackson, MS; MBA, McNeese State University, Lake Charles, LA: BS, Nicholls State University, Thibodaux, LA

Areas of Expertise: Strategic management, organizational behavior, leadership, healthcare information technology

Gina Morgan

Gina Morgan, JD
Visiting Lecturer I - Management and Law
CFO 1004

Education: JD, Texas A&M University School of Law; MBA, Texas Woman’s University; BA, Texas Tech University

Areas of Expertise: Business Law, Business Ethics, Alternative Dispute Resolution in the workplace

Fernanda Muniz

Fernanda Muniz, PhD
Assistant Professor – Marketing
CFO 1011

Education: PhD, University of North Texas; MBA, St. Mary’s University, BBA, St. Mary’s University

Areas of Expertise: Brand strategy, cross-cultural research, corporate social responsibility, influencer marketing

Jeff Radighieri

Jeff Radighieri, PhD
Associate Professor - Marketing
CFO 401

Education: PhD, Washington State University; MBA, The University of Montana; BBA, Texas A&M University

Areas of Expertise: Ingredient branding, word of mouth, marketing, cobranding, branding, brand extensions

Pushkala Raman

Pushkala Raman, PhD
Associate Dean of Academic Affairs
Professor - Marketing
CFO 508

Education: PhD, Texas A&M University; MBA, Indian Institute of Management; BS, University of Madras

Areas of Expertise: Experiential learning, small business consulting, marketing strategy & research, marketing research: Strategy, surveys, focus groups & qualitative research, non-profit marketing, health care marketing

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Tushar R. Shah, PhD
Assistant Professor - Human Resource Management
CFO 302

Education: Doctor of Philosophy, University of Texas at Arlington, Business Administration; Master’s in Personnel Management, University of Pune, Personnel Management; Diploma in Labour Laws & Labour Welfare, University of Pune, Labor Laws and Labor Welfare; BS, University of Pune, Physics

Area(s) of Expertise: Research Interests: Strategic HR, organizational development and change, human capital management, business strategy, micro-foundations of strategy, digital technology in organization and strategy; Teaching Interests: Strategic HR, HR analytics, organizational development and change, organizational strategy, management principles & theory, entrepreneurship, organizational theory

Kerry Webb

Kerry Webb, PhD
Professor - Management
CFO 413


Education: PhD, University of North Texas; MA, Southwestern Seminary; BA, East Texas Baptist University

Areas of Expertise: Business management and leadership

Margaret Young

Margaret A. Young, PhD
Professor - Marketing
CFO 412

Education: PhD, MA, New Mexico State University; BBA, University of Texas at El Paso

Areas of Expertise: Marketing, the environment, sustainability, marketing research

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Huizhi Yu, PhD
 Assistant Professor - Management
CFO 509

Education: PhD, MS, Washington State University; MS, Old Dominion University; BS, Dongbei University of Finance and Economics

Areas of Expertise: Strategic management, entrepreneurship, crisis management, corporate social responsibility


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Sarah Dibou
Administrative Assistant
CFO 509

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