College of Business Directory

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Trent Batchelor

Trent Batchelor
Assistant Professor - Accounting
310C Cohodas Hall
Phone: 906-227-2707

  • Ph.D., Business Management,Capella University
  • M.T., Tax Law, University of Denver
  • B.A., Economics - Finance & Management, Bethany College


Stacy Boyer-Davis
 Assistant Professor – Accounting

310 I Cohodas Hall
Phone: 906-227-1805

  • Ph.D., Business, Capella University
  • M.H.R.M., Human Resources, DeVry University
  • M.B.A., Business Administration, DeVry University
  • M.A.F.M., Accounting and Financial Management, DeVry University
  • B.S., Accounting, Clarion University

Annette Brown

Annette Brown
Assistant to the Dean
304 Cohodas Hall
Phone: 906-227-2947


Gary Brunswick 2018

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Gary Brunswick
Professor - Marketing

310E Cohodas Hall
Phone: 906-227-1261

  • Ph.D., Business Administration, Arizona State University
  • M.B.A., Marquette University
  • B.S., Business Administration, Northern Michigan University (Summa Cum Laude)

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Paul Byrnes
Assistant Professor - Accounting
310F Cohodas Hall
Phone: 906-227-1247

  • Ph.D., Management, Rutgers University
  • M.S., Accounting, Michigan State University
  • B.S., Accounting, Lake Superior State University
  • B.S., Management, Lake Superior State University
  • B.S., Psychology, Lake Superior State University

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Michael Crum
Assistant Professor - Management

310L Cohodas Hall
Phone: 906-227-2895

  • Ph.D., Entrepreneurship, University of Louisville
  • M.B.A., Indiana University Southeast
  • M.S., Strategic Finance, Indiana University Southeast
  • B.S., Accounting and Finance, Indiana University Southeast

Julie Downs

Julie Downs
Assistant to the Associate Dean

301 Cohodas Hall
Phone: 906-227-2960
FAX: 906-227-2930


Ahmed Elnoshokaty
Instructor - Information Systems

301 Cohodas Hall
Phone: 906-227-

  • Ph.D., Information Systems, Dakota State University
  • M.B.A., Business Administration, Arab Academy for Science and Technology
  • B.E., Computer Science & Engineering, Alexandra University


Jean Essila
Assistant Professor - Management

303C Cohodas Hall
Phone: 906-227-1236

  • Ph.D., Engineering, George Washington University
  • Ph.D., (DBA) California InterContinental University
  • M.S.,  Pan African Institute for Development
  • B.S., Engineering, University of Douala, University of Technology

Claudia Hart
Professor - Management

310AA Cohodas Hall
Phone: 906-227-1496

  • Ph.D., Education, University of Minnesota
  • M.S., Northern Michigan University
  • B.S., Business Education, Northern Michigan University

David Helton

David Helton
Associate Professor - Computer Information Systems

303B Cohodas Hall
Phone: 906-227-2969

  • Ph.D., Management Information Systems, Texas Tech University
  • M.B.A., Management Information Systems, University of Arizona
  • M.A., Spanish, Temple University
  • B.A., History, California Baptist College

Yu-Shan (Sandy) Huang
Assistant Professor - Marketing

310J Cohodas Hall
Phone: 906-227-2938

  • Ph.D., Business Administration , Oklahoma State University
  • M.S., Business Administration, Pittsburg State University
  • B.A., Marketing, Pittsburg State University

Carol Johnson 2018

Carol W. Johnson
Interim Dean and Instructor - Accounting

Faculty Chair
301 Cohodas Hall
Phone: 906-227-1239

  • M.B.A., Northern Michigan University
  • B.S., Business Administration, Northern Michigan University

Daniel Konku
Associate Professor - Finance

309E Cohodas Hall
Phone: 906-227-1816

  • Ph.D., Finance, Florida Atlantic University
  • M.B.A., Business Administration, Alcorn State University
  • B.S., Chemical Engineering, University of Science & Technology

Jim Marquardson
Assistant Professor- Computer Information Systems

303F Cohodas Hall
Phone: 906-227-1802

  • Ph.D., Management Information Systems, University of Arizona
  • Master of Information Systems Management, Brigham University
  • B.S., Information Systems, Brigham Young University

Michael Nelson
Development Officer

303G Cohodas Hall
Phone: 906-227-1152

  • M.S., Sports Administration, Eastern Illinois University
  • B.A., Journalism, Eastern Illinois University

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Madison Ngafeeson
Assistant Professor - Computer Information Systems

309A Cohodas Hall
Phone: 906-227-2699

  • Ph.D., Business Administration, University of Texas-Pan American
  • M.S., Management Information Systems, Southern University at New Orleans
  • B.S., Biochemistry, University of Buea, Cameroon

Charles Rayhorn

Charles Rayhorn
Professor - Finance  

309C Cohodas Hall
Phone: 906-227-1839

  • Ph.D., Finance, University of Colorado-Boulder
  • M.B.A., Quantitative Methods, University Missouri-Kansas City
  • B.S., Zoology, Idaho State University
  • A.B., Biology, College of Southern Idaho

David Rayome
Professor - Finance

304C Cohodas Hall
Phone: 906-227-2947

  • Ph.D., Finance and International Economics, Kent State University
  • M.B.A., University of Akron
  • B.S., University of Akron

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Gary Stark
Associate Professor - Management

310A Cohodas Hall
Phone: 906-227-1244

  • Ph.D., Organizational Behavior, University of Nebraska
  • M.B.A., Kansas State University
  • B.S., Accounting, Kansas State University

Carol Steinhaus
Associate Professor - Management

303H Cohodas Hall
Phone: 906-227-1849

  • Ph.D., University of Nebraska-Lincoln
  • M.P.H., University of Minnesota
  • B.A., Music Education, Bethany College

Karin Stulz

Karin Stulz
Assistant Professor - Office Information Systems

303A Cohodas Hall
Phone: 906-227-1500

  • M.A., Business Education, Northern Michigan University
  • B.S., Office Administration, Northern Michigan University

Joel Thompson

Joel Thompson
Professor - Accounting

310G Cohodas Hall
Phone: 906-227-1803

  • Ph.D., Business Administration, Michigan State University
  • B.S., Business Administration, Ohio State University

Margaret Vroman
Associate Professor - Business Law
310D Cohodas Hall
Phone: 906-227-1865

  • J.D., University of Toledo College of Law
  • M.A., Political Science, Western Michigan University
  • B.S., History and Political Science, Western Michigan University

Haibo (Stephen) Yao
Assistant Professor- Finance and Risk Management

303D Cohodas Hall
Phone: 906-227-2910

  • Ph.D., Finance, Mississippi State University
  • M.S., Finance and Actuarial Science, Central University of Finance and Economics
  • B.S., Statistics, Hebei University of Economics and Business
Brian Zinser
Assistant Professor- Marketing

310H Cohodas Hall
Phone: 906-227-1810


  • D.B.A., Marketing, Anderson University
  • M.B.A., J.L.Kellogg Graduate School of Management
  • A.B., Finance, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign


Adjunct and Contingent Faculty


Corinne Bodeman
Contingent Instructor

303E Cohodas Hall
Phone: 906-227-2900

  • M.S., Illinois Institute of Technology
  • B.S., Marketing, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
Derek Hall

Derek Hall
Adjunct Assistant Professor

409 Cohodas Hall
Phone: 906-227-2716

  • Ed.D., Educational Leadership & Policy, University of Utah
  • M.A., Mass Communications, Brigham Young University
  • B.A, Public Relations, Brigham Young University

Roger Johnson
Contingent Instructor

303E Cohodas Hall
Phone: 906-227-2900

  • M.S., Administrative Services
  • B.S., Business Management

Forrest Karr
Adjunct Assistant Professor

B110a Superior Dome
Phone: 906-227-1826

  • J.D., University of Wisconsin Law School
  • ​B.A., University of Notre Dame

Dan Kill
Contingent Instructor
309B Cohodas Hall
Phone: 906-227-2900

  • M.B.A., Embry-Riddle Aeronational University
  • B.S., Finance, University of Maryland College Park

Paula Nebel
Contingent Instructor

303E Cohodas Hall
Phone: 906-227-2900

  • M.A., Education, Northern Michigan University
  • B.S., Business Education, Northern Michigan University

Ruth Solinski 
Adjunct Instructor

303E Cohodas Hall

  • M.P.A., Financial Administration, Northern Michigan University
  • B.S., Business Administration, International Management, University of Texas at Dallas

Carolyn St. Cyr
Contingent Spc Instructor

303E Cohodas Hall
Phone: 906-227-2900

  • B.S., Civil Engineering, Michigan State University

Paul Wright
Adjunct Instructor

NMU Bookstore
Bottum University Center
Phone: 906-227-1166

  • M.B.A., Northern Michigan University
  • M.A., American History, University of Wisconsin