Department of Management

Paula Potter, Chair
Grise Hall 202
(270) 745-2913



Jeffrey P. Katz, PhD, University of Florida, 1995

Paula W. Potter, PhD (Business Administration), University of Kentucky, 1997

M. A. Rahim, PhD (Business Administration), University of Pitts Pittsburgh Camp, 1976

Associate Professor

Dawn L. Bolton, DBA (Business, Marketing), Mississippi State University, 1993

Ismail Civelek, PhD (Operations Management and Manufacturing), Carnegie Mellon University, 2010

LeAnne Coder, PhD (Business), University of Kansas Main Campus, 2007

Whitney O. Peake, PhD (Agricultural Economics), Purdue University Main Campus, 2008

Michael S. Spiller, PhD (Human Resources Management), University of Alabama, 1999

Assistant Professor

Joshua Hernsberger, PhD (Management), University of California-Irvine, 2013

Feng Helen Liang, PhD (Business Administration), University of California-Berkeley, 2006

Pedagogical Assistant Professor

Dana M. Cosby, PhD (Educational Leadership and Organizational Development), University of Louisville, 2008

NOTE: The graduate faculty mentioned above support the Master of Business Administration (MBA) program.  In collaboration with faculty throughout the Gordon Ford College of Business students complete core courses in accounting, economics, finance, information systems, management, and marketing. Students also broaden and or deepen their education by taking approved electives. The faculty provide the expertise to teach graduate level courses, serve as advisors, and support students throughout their MBA program.

Management Courses

MGT 570   Business Government Law    3 Hours

Development, implementation, and impact of major public policies toward business. Includes antitrust, consumer protection, conservation and environmental control, etc.
Recent Term(s) Offered: None