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Emporia State Faculty

The distinguished faculty at Emporia State University is here to assist students as they embark on their educational journey and discover their full potential. Our highly qualified faculty is dedicated to advancing the lives of students both personally and professionally.

Business Faculty

Dr. Antonina Bauman, Assistant Professor

Dr. Antonina Bauman, Assistant Professor

"The program offers both academic knowledge and practical skills necessary in any field, not just business."

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Dr. Antonina Bauman, Assistant Professor

Dr. Dipak Ghosh, Professor

"An MBA gives a student access to many jobs in business and other areas. They may choose to be entrepreneurs and start their own business or work for an established business and rise through the ranks."

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Dr. Javier Flores, Assistant Professor

Dr. Javier Flores, Assistant Professor

"It is highly rewarding to help someone expand his/her knowledge while at the same time expanding my own knowledge."

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Dr. Marc Fusaro, Associate Professor

Dr. Marc Fusaro, Associate Professor

"I teach because I love the discipline of economics and want you to learn to think like an economist also."

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Dr. Chuandi (Charlie) Jiang, Assistant Professor

Dr. Chuandi (Charlie) Jiang, Assistant Professor

"Educating and interacting with people from different backgrounds is meaningful and delightful."

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Dr. Stephen C. Jones, Instructor

Dr. Stephen C. Jones, Instructor

"A master's in Business Administration should help the student to look at business operations from a larger perspective, viewing everything holistically."

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Dr. Geethalakshmi Shivanapura Lakshmikanth, Assistant Professor

Dr. Geethalakshmi Shivanapura Lakshmikanth, Assistant Professor

"Stay focused, self-driven, and well-paced—and always stay in sync with the class lectures—not hustling only when assignments/exams are due."

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Dr. Carol Lucy

Dr. Carol Lucy, Assistant Professor

"An MBA provides a manager the opportunity to diversify their focus and reach to expand into other industries and job opportunities."

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Dr. Steven Lovett, Assistant Professor

Dr. Steven Lovett, Assistant Professor

"Not only will this degree provide the kind of advanced business knowledge education necessary to successfully navigate a career in business, it will improve critical-thinking and problem-solving skills."

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Dr. Daehyun Moon, Assistant Professor

Dr. Daehyun Moon, Assistant Professor

"This online program offers a greater flexibility and convenience of taking the courses without geographic location constraint. I think self-disciplined and self-motivated students would find the online MAcc program at ESU very effective and valuable."

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Dr. Douglass Smith, Instructor

Dr. Douglass Smith, Instructor

"Any graduate degree is going to show you and others about your desire to succeed."

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Dr. Lei Wen, Associate Professor

Dr. Lei Wen, Associate Professor

"Plan ahead and have good time management skills."

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Dr. Jun Yu, Professor

Dr. Jun Yu, Professor

"The MBA degree opens more doors for new career options and career advancement."

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Dr. Joyce Zhou

Dr. Joyce Zhou, Professor

"I have a passion for teaching, love my job, and want to make a difference. It is a rewarding career."

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Education Faculty

Dr. Paul D. Bland, Director of Secondary Education

Dr. Paul D. Bland, Director of Secondary Education

"Students will gain a better understanding of why education is the way it is and will learn to recognize and understand varying perspectives in current and historical thinking on education."

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Dr. Brenda L. Cain

Dr. Brenda L. Cain, Adjunct Instructor

"Major components [of the course] are: to explore personal biases and methods of overcoming them, explore the basic principles underlying multicultural education, and to develop appropriate strategies for teaching, leading, and other functions of the school and its community."

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Dr. Amanda Lickteig

Dr. Amanda Lickteig, Assistant Professor

"Earning this degree will enhance your role as a leader in your profession by exposing you to new information and practices while helping you network with colleagues as you share your experiences and class products."

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Dr. Kirsten G. Limpert

Dr. Kirsten G. Limpert, Professor

"Choose a quality program, such as those from Emporia State University, and don't start it until you are willing to dedicate enough time for learning."

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Dr. Mingchu Neal Luo

Dr. Mingchu Neal Luo, Associate Professor

"I love the variety of challenges in teaching."

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Dr. Tim Marshall

Dr. Tim Marshall, Associate Professor

"I think life is full of things you have to do and things you get to do. Teaching at Emporia State is something I get to do. I feel very blessed to have this opportunity."

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Dr. John R. Morton

Dr. John R. Morton, Professor

"Online learning is of great value if students fully commit to it. It requires time management, motivation, attention to detail, and the willingness to grow as educators."

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Dr. Jerry Dean Will

Dr. Jerry Dean Will, Professor

"The programs and classes are solid, valid, and prepare the student for what is needed."

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