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Albers School of Business and Economics

Albers Faculty

Ajay Abraham, PhD

PhD, Marketing, Smith School of Business, University of Maryland
PGPM, Strategic Marketing and Leadership & Change Management, Indian School of Business
BTech, Computer Science and Engineering, Mahatma Gandhi University
Assistant Professor, Marketing
Phone: 206-296-5709
Building/Room: Pigott 521

Davit Adut, PhD

PhD, Accounting, Finance minor, Texas A&M University
MBA, Saint Mary's University
BBA, Istanbul University (Turkey)


Assistant Professor, Accounting
Phone: (206) 296-5713
Building/Room: Pigott 507

Al Ansari, PhD

PhD, Production and Operation Management and Industrial Engineering, University of Nebraska
MS, Operational Research and Quality Control, University of Nebraska
MBA, Production and Operations, University of Detroit
BS, Industrial Operations, Tehran College of Insurance
Professor, Marketing
Phone: 206-296-5718
Building/Room: Pigott 411

Dennis Applegate, CPA, CMA, CIA, CFE, CFM

MA, Public Administration, University of Washington
BA, Business Administration, University of Washington
Lecturer, Accounting
Building/Room: Pigott 409

David W. Arnesen, JD

JD, Business Law, Seattle University School of Law
BA, Economics, University of Washington
Professor, Marketing
Phone: 206-296-5727
Building/Room: Pigott 520

April Atwood, PhD

PhD, Marketing, The Ohio State University
MA, Business Administration, The Ohio State University
BSBA, Marketing & Statistics, The Ohio State University
Senior Instructor, Marketing
Building/Room: Pigott 532

Joseph Barnes

Masters, California State University, Hayward
Bachelor's, California State University, Sacramento
Lecturer, Marketing
Phone: 206-296-4399

Sarah Bee, MBA, CIA

MBA, Seattle University
BS, Business Administration, Central Washington University
Senior Instructor, Accounting
Program Director, Internal Audit
Phone: 206-296-5788
Building/Room: Pigott 425

Vladimir Bejan, PhD

PhD, Economics, Kansas State University
MBA, Emporia State University
BS, Economics, Emporia State University
Assistant Professor, Economics
Phone: 206-296-5799
Building/Room: Pigott 430

Steve Brilling, MBA

MBA, Washington State University
BS, Business Administration, Washington State University
Adjunct, Executive Education

Teresa Brosnan, LLM, MBA, Attorney

MBA, Marketing, City University of Seattle
LLM, Law and Marine Affairs, University of Washington
Graduate Certificate, Global Trade, Transportation & Logistics, University of Washington
Barrister-at Law, Inns of Court, School of Law
BSSc, Law and Economics, University of Keele
Senior Adjunct, Management
Senior Adjunct, Marketing

Peter Brous, PhD

PhD, Finance, University of Oregon
BS, Finance, University of Connecticut
Professor, Finance
Dr. Khalil Dibee Endowed Chair of Finance, 2015-2019
Phone: 206-296-6495
Building/Room: Pigott 525

Jimm W. Brown, MC

Master of Communication, University of Washington
BA, Communications, University of Washington
Adjunct, Marketing

Bonnie Buchanan, PhD

PhD, Finance, University of Georgia
MS, Statistics, Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology
BS, Statistics with Honors, University of New South Wales
Associate Professor, Finance
Howard J. Bosanko Professor in International Economics and Finance
Program Director, MSF
Phone: 206-296-5977
Building/Room: Pigott 519

Cathy Xuying Cao, PhD, CFA

PhD, Finance, University of Texas at Dallas
MS, Finance, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
MS, Management, Shanghai Jiaotong University
BA, Precision Engineering, Shanghai Jiaotong University
Associate Professor, Finance
Phone: 206-296-5712
Building/Room: Pigott 424

David Carrithers, MBA

MBA, Finance, University of Washington
BA, Philosophy and English, Iowa State University
Instructor, Finance
Phone: 206-296-5919
Building/Room: Pigott 528

Niranjan 'Chips' Chipalkatti, PhD

PhD, University of Massachusetts
BComm, University of Bombay
ACA, India
Chair, Dept. of Accounting
Professor, Accounting
Program Director, MPAC
Phone: 206-296-5764
Building/Room: Pigott 515B

Marc Cohen, PhD

PhD, Philosophy, University of Pennsylvania
MA, Humanities (history of philosophy), University of Chicago
MA, Art History, Northwestern University
BA, Mathematics, University of Pennsylvania
Associate Professor, Management
Genevieve Albers Professor, 2015-2018
Phone: 206-296-2399
Building/Room: Pigott 402

Nathan Colaner, PhD

PhD, University of Kansas
BA, Miami University of Ohio
Instructor, Management

Mark Cooley, MBA

MBA, Seattle University
BA, Eastern Washington University
Adjunct, Management
Phone: (425) 315-3584

Vinay Datar, PhD

PhD, Finance, University of Florida
BTech, Mechanical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Mumbai, India
Professor, Finance
Phone: 206-296-2801
Building/Room: Pigott 406

Carlos De Mello-e-Souza, PhD

PhD, Accounting, Cornell University
MBA, Cornell University
MS, Operations Research, Federal University of Rio
BS, Electrical/Systems Engineering, Catholic University of Rio
Associate Professor, Accounting
Program Director, MSBA
Phone: 206-296-5739
Building/Room: Pigott 426

Dean Diavatopoulos, PhD

PhD, Finance, Florida State University
MS, Statistics, Florida State University
Assistant Professor, Finance
Phone: 206-296-5692
Building/Room: Pigott 512

Ekaterina Emm, PhD

PhD, Finance, Georgia State University
MA, Finance, Georgia State University
BA, Boston University
Associate Professor, Finance
Phone: 206-296-5785
Building/Room: Pigott 526

Zachary Feldman, PhD

PhD, University of Colorado at Boulder
MA, University of Colorado at Boulder
MS, University of Arkansas BA, Pomona College
Lecturer, Economics
Building/Room: Pigott 509

Holly Slay Ferraro, PhD

PhD, Organizational Behavior, University of Maryland - College Park
MA, Human Resource Development, Western Michigan University
BChE, Chemical Engineering, University of Dayton
BS, Interdisciplinary Science, Wilberforce University
Associate Professor, Management
Program Director, Professional MBA
Phone: 206-296-5719
Building/Room: Pigott 428

Paula Fitzgerald-Boos, MA

MA, Applied Behavioral Science, Leadership Institute of Seattle/Bastyr University
BS, Agriculture/Business, Oregon State University
Adjunct, Management
Phone: 206-310-5410
Building/Room: Pigott 433

Katie Fitzpatrick, PhD

PhD, Economics, Syracuse University
MPP, Public Policy, Georgetown University
BA, Public Policy, Stanford University
Associate Professor, Economics
Phone: 206-220-8593
Building/Room: Pigott 404

Terry Foster, JD

JD, Seattle University
MBA, Seattle University
BA, German, University of Oregon
Associate Professor, Marketing
Phone: 206-296-5721
Building/Room: Pigott 422

Dave Gartenberg, MBA

MBA, Organizational Behavior and Development, George Washington University
BA, Economics with minor in Statistics, George Washington University
Adjunct, Management
Phone: 425-241-2662

Marilyn Gist, PhD

PhD, University of Maryland at College Park
MBA, University of Maryland at College Park
BA, Howard University
Associate Dean of Executive Programs, Center for Leadership Formation
Professor, Management
Phone: 206-296-5413
Building/Room: Pigott 326

Marya Cotten Gould, JD

JD, University of Chicago
BA, Politics/Public Policy, Pomona College
Adjunct, Marketing
Building/Room: PIGT 509

Gareth P. Green, PhD

PhD, Agricultural and Resource Economics, University of CA, Berkeley
MS, Agricultural and Resource Economics, University of CA, Berkeley
BA, Economics, University of Washington
Associate Professor, Economics
Phone: 206-296-2536
Building/Room: Pigott 504

Bo Han, MBA

PhD Candidate, University of Washington
Master of Science in Business Administration, University of Washington
BA, Finance, Nankai University
Assistant Professor, Finance
Phone: (206) 296-5725
Building/Room: Pigott 508

Bridget Hiedemann, PhD

PhD, Economics, Duke University
MA, Economics, Duke University
BA, Economics, University of Virginia
Chair, Department of Economics
Professor, Economics
Phone: 206-296-2803
Building/Room: Pigott 523

Andrea Holtan, MBA

MBA, Seattle University
BA, Finance, Seattle Pacific University
Senior Adjunct, Marketing
Phone: 206-296-2373
Building/Room: Pigott 433

Mark Hong, MBA

MBA, IE Business School
BA, Economics, University of Washington
Adjunct, Marketing
Phone: (206) 697-7376

Colette Hoption, PhD

PhD, Management, Queen's University
MSc, Queen's University
BA (Honours), Queen's University
BA, Queen's University
Associate Professor, Management
Phone: 206-296-5717
Building/Room: Pigott 410

Jim Huie, MSF, MBA

MS, Finance, Seattle University
Master of Finance, University of Hong Kong (HKU)
MBA, University of Washington
BA, University of Washington
Adjunct, Finance
Phone: 206-430-8385

Robert Hunsberger

MBA, Arizona State University
BS, Commerce, University of Virginia
Senior Adjunct, Finance
Senior Adjunct, Management

Jessica Ludescher Imanaka, PhD

PhD, Philosophy, University of California, Riverside
MA, Philosophy, University of California, Riverside
AB, Philosophy. Bryn Mawr College
Major completed at Haverford College
Associate Professor, Management
Associate Professor, Philosophy
Phone: 206-398-4311
Building/Room: Pigott 418

Mathew Isaac, PhD

PhD, Marketing, Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University
MBA, Finance and Strategic Management, Booth School of Business, University of Chicago
BA, Biological Sciences, University of Chicago
Associate Professor, Marketing
Phone: 206-296-5738
Building/Room: Pigott 401

Ray Ishii, CPA

BA, Accounting, Washington State University
Senior Adjunct, Accounting

O. David Jackson, MBA

MBA, Seattle University
BA, Political Science, Howard University
Adjunct, Management
Building/Room: PIGT 508

Kent Johnson, MBA

MBA, Seattle University
BBA, Accounting, University of Washington
Senior Adjunct, Management

Stacey Jones, PhD

PhD, Economics, Stanford University
MA, Economics, Stanford University
BA, Philosophy, Carleton College
Senior Instructor, Economics
Phone: 206-296-5790
Building/Room: Pigott 427

Brian Kelly, PhD

PhD, Economics, Harvard University
Masters in Public Affairs, Princeton University
BA, Stanford University
Associate Professor, Economics
Phone: 206-296-5711
Building/Room: Pigott 405

Ben B. Kim, PhD

PhD, Information and Decision Science, University of Minnesota
MBA, Management Information Systems and Finance, University of Washington
BA, Law, Seoul National University, Korea
Professor, Management
Phone: 206-296-2806
Building/Room: Pigott 417

Marinilka Kimbro, PhD

PhD, Accounting with minor in International Business, University of Maryland
Faculty Fellowship, CIBER, University of Antwerp, Belgium
BBA, Inter-American University of Puerto Rico
Assistant Professor, Accounting
Phone: 206-296-5716
Building/Room: Pigott 505

Bruce Koch, PhD

PhD, Accounting, The Ohio State University
MA, Accounting, University of Florida
BSBA, Accounting, University of Florida
Professor, Accounting
Phone: 206-296-5815
Building/Room: Pigott 510

C. Jay Lambe, PhD

PhD, Marketing, Darden Graduate School of Business, University of Virginia
MBA, Finance, George Washington University
BA, Marketing, Virginia Tech
Associate Professor, Marketing
Phone: 206-715-1938
Building/Room: Pigott 529

Geneva Lasprogata, JD, LLM

JD, Villanova University School of Law
LLM, International Law, New York University
BS, cum laude, Boston College
Associate Professor, Marketing
Robert D. O'Brien Chair of Business
Phone: 206-296-6368
Building/Room: Pigott 413

Quan V. Le, PhD

PhD, Economics, Claremont Graduate University
MA, University of San Francisco
BA, University of California, Berkeley
Associate Professor, Economics
Director, International Business Program
Eva Albers Professor, 2016-2019
Phone: 206-296-5737
Building/Room: Pigott 530

James Lee, PhD

PhD, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Genevieve Albers Visiting Fellow, Management
Phone: 206-296-5736
Building/Room: Pigott 407

Misuk Lee, PhD

PhD, Georgia Institute of Technology
MS, Seoul National University
BS, Seoul National University
Assistant Professor, Management
Phone: (206) 296-5702
Building/Room: Pigott 413

Teresa Ling, PhD

PhD, Engineering Science, University of California, Berkeley
MSc, Engineering Science, University of California, Berkeley
MA, Mathematics, Washington State University
BS, Mathematics, Seattle University
Assistant Dean of Undergraduate Programs
Instructor, Economics
Phone: (206) 296-5720
Building/Room: Pigott 313

Sharon Lobel, PhD

PhD, Management, Harvard University
MA, Social Psychology, Harvard University
BA, Psychology/Sociology, Brandeis University
Professor, Management
Phone: 206-296-6486
Building/Room: Pigott 501

Greg Magnan, PhD

PhD, Production/Operations Management, Michigan State University
MBA, Management Science, Michigan State University
BA, Financial Administration, Michigan State University
Professor, Marketing
Phone: 206-296-6466
Building/Room: Pigott 420

Rubiná Mahsud, PhD

PhD, SUNY, Albany
MPh, SUNY, Albany
MS, Social Sciences, University of Birmingham
MD, Jinnah College, Pakistan
Associate Professor, Management
Phone: 206-296-2015
Building/Room: Pigott 429

Steve Mar, MBA

MBA, Seattle University
BA, University of Washington
Adjunct, Accounting
Phone: 206-660-4596
Building/Room: Pigott 316B

Jennifer Marrone, PhD

PhD, Organizational Behavior, University of Maryland, College Park
BS, Accounting, Villanova University
Associate Professor, Management
Phone: 206-296-5726
Building/Room: Pigott 421

Andrea Rossing McDowell, PhD

MA/PhD, Slavic Languages and Literatures, Indiana University-Bloomington
MA/MS, Student Development and Higher Education Administration, Indiana University-Bloomington
BA/BJourn, University of Missouri-Columbia
Lecturer, Marketing
Phone: 206-296-2585
Building/Room: ADMN 201

John T. McLean, JD/MBA

JD/MBA, University of Washington
MA, Seattle University
BA, Seattle University
Senior Instructor, Management
Senior Instructor, Marketing
Phone: 206-296-5481
Building/Room: Pigott 408

John V. Merle

MBA with Honors, International Business (Finance), Golden Gate University
BA, Cal State University - San Francisco
Program Director, Bridge MBA
Senior Instructor, Accounting
Senior Instructor, Finance
Phone: 206-398-4628
Building/Room: Pigott 431

Carl Obermiller, PhD

PhD, Marketing, Ohio State University BA, English, Purdue University
Chair, Dept. of Marketing
Professor, Marketing
Phone: 206-296-5746
Building/Room: Pigott 511

Sue Oliver, MBA

MBA, Finance, George Mason University
BA, University of Virginia
Executive Director, Innovation and Entrepreneurship Center
Adjunct, Management
Phone: 206-220-8534
Building/Room: Pigott 432A

Sharon Daloz Parks, PhD

Adjunct, Executive Education

Mary S. Petersen

Vice President and University Counsel
Adjunct, Executive Education

Dean Peterson, PhD

PhD, Economics, University of Illinois - Champaign-Urbana
MS, Economics, University of Illinois - Champaign-Urbana
BA, Economics, Augustana College
Associate Professor, Economics
Phone: 206-296-2538
Building/Room: Pigott 524

Joseph M. Phillips, PhD

PhD, Economics, University of Notre Dame
MA, Economics, University of Notre Dame
BA, Economics, Magna Cum Laude, LaSalle University
Dean
Professor, Economics
Phone: 206-296-5699
Building/Room: Pigott 317

Claus C Pörtner, PhD

PhD, Economics, University of Copenhagen
MSc, Economics, University of Copenhagen
MA, Development Economics, University of Sussex
BSc, Economics, University of Copenhagen
Assistant Professor, Economics
Phone: 206-296-2539
Building/Room: Pigott 502

Greg Prussia, PhD

PhD, Management, Arizona State University
MBA, California State University, Chico
BA, California State University, Chico
Chair, Dept. of Management
Professor, Management
Phone: 206-296-2514
Building/Room: Pigott 517

Madhu Rao, PhD

PhD, Information Systems and International Business, Indiana University
ME, Systems and Information, Birla Institute of Technology and Science, India
Masters, Management Studies, Birla Institute of Technology and Science, India
MSc, Chemistry with Honors, Birla Institute of Technology and Science, India
Associate Dean
Associate Professor, Management
Phone: 206-296-6006
Building/Room: Pigott 314

David McHardy Reid, PhD

PhD, International Business Strategy, University of Edinburgh
MS, Management Sciences, University of Manchester
BS, Mechanical Engineering, University of Salford
Professor, Management
Phone: 206-296-2473
Building/Room: Pigott 513

Eunice Rhee, PhD

PhD, Management and Organization, University of Southern California
MBA, Seoul National University
BBA, Yonsei University
Assistant Professor, Management
Phone: 206-296-5791
Building/Room: Pigott 514

Meenakshi Rishi, PhD

PhD, Economics, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
MA, Economics, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, India
BA, Economics, Delhi University, New Delhi, India
Professor, Economics
Director, International Development Internship Program
Phone: 206-296-2078
Building/Room: Pigott 518

Bryan Ruppert, PhD

PhD, University of Birmingham (UK)
BA, Politics, University of Washington
Senior Instructor, Marketing
Phone: 206-296-2827
Building/Room: Pigott 400

Gabriel Saucedo, PhD

PhD, Accounting, Virginia Tech
MA, Accounting and Information Systems, Virginia Tech
BBA, Accounting, with Additional Concentration in Human Resource Management, Gonzaga University
Assistant Professor, Accounting
Phone: 206-296-5707
Building/Room: Pigott 412

David Shoultz, PhD

PhD, Epidemiology, University of Washington
MS, Epidemiology, University of Washington
MBA, Seattle University
BSN, University of Washington
Adjunct, Management
Adjunct, Executive Education

Madhu K. Singh, JD/MBA

JD, University of Kansas School of Law
MBA, University of Kansas School of Business
Adjunct, Management
Phone: 206-296-5703

Jeffery Smith, PhD

PhD, Moral and Political Philosophy, University of Minnesota
MA, University of Minnesota
BA, University of Minnesota
Professor, Management
Boeing Frank Shrontz Chair of Professional Ethics
Phone: 206-296-5714
Building/Room: Pigott 419

Robert Spencer

MUS, Portland State University
BS, Portland State University
Adjunct, Management
Adjunct, Executive Education
Phone: 206-605-8294

Randy Tan, MHA

Master of Health Administration, University of Southern California
BS, Human Development, University of California at Davis
Adjunct, Marketing
Phone: 650-804-6136

Christina P. Tapia, PhD

PhD, Economics, University of Washington
MA, Economics, University of Washington
MEd, University of Washington
BA, Economics, History, University of Washington - Magna cum laude with college honors in Economics
Senior Adjunct, Economics
Building/Room: Pigott 433

Aaron Thornburg, JD, LLM

JD, Corporate Law, Michigan State University College of Law
MBA, Finance, Michigan State University Broad School of Management
Post-MBA Certificate in Management, Seattle University
LLM, International Business Law, Instituto de Empresa, Madrid, Spain
MIR, International Relations, Instituto de Empresa, Madrid, Spain
BA, Psychology, Kalamazoo College, Kalamazoo, Michigan
Adjunct, Management

Ruben Trevino, PhD

PhD, Finance, University of Alabama
MS, Industrial Management, Georgia Institute of Technology
MBA, Instituto Tecnologico de Monterrey
BS, Electrical Engineering, Instituto Tecnologico de Monterrey
Associate Professor, Finance
Phone: 206-296-5745
Building/Room: Pigott 504

Erin Vernon, PhD

PhD, Economics, University of Washington
MA, Economics, University of Washington
BA, Finance and Computer Applications, University of Notre Dame
Assistant Professor, Economics
Phone: 206-296-2073
Building/Room: Pigott 522

Owen H. R. Walton

MLIS, University of Washington, iSchool
MA, Modern Japanese and Modern Chinese History, University of Washington
BA, History, University of Wisconsin, Madison
Adjunct, Management

Susan Weihrich, PhD

PhD, Accounting, University of Houston
MS, Accounting, University of Houston
BA, Economics and Political Science, Rice University
Licensed CPA, State of Texas
Associate Professor, Accounting
Phone: 206-296-5784
Building/Room: Pigott 423

William Weis, PhD

PhD, Business Administration, University of Washington
MBA, Finance and International Business, Bowling Green State University
BS, Business Administration (Accounting), Bowling Green State University
Professor, Management
Phone: 206-296-5691
Building/Room: Pigott 506

Jot K. Yau, PhD, CFA

PhD, Finance, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
MBA, Finance, University of Toledo
BSocSc, Management Studies with Honors, University of Hong Kong
CFA, Chartered Financial Analyst
Chair, Department of Finance
Professor, Finance
George Albers Professor, 2017-2020
Phone: 206-296-5639
Building/Room: Pigott 503

Valentina Zamora, PhD

PhD, Accounting, University of Washington
MBA, University of Oregon
MA, Asian Studies, University of Oregon
Postgraduate Studies in International Business, Netherlands School of Business
BA, Accounting, University of Oregon
Associate Professor, Accounting
David E. Tinius Professor in Accounting, 2017-2020
Phone: 206-296-5703
Building/Room: Pigott 414

Lisa Zhao, PhD

PhD, Cornell University
MS, Cornell University
Professor, Management
Lawrence K. Johnson Endowed Chair of Entrepreneurship
Phone: 206-296-2549
Building/Room: Pigott 403