College of Business Directory

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Trent Batchelor

Trent Batchelor
Instructor - Accounting
310C Cohodas Hall
Phone: 906-227-2707
E-mail: tbatchel@nmu.edu

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

Annette Brown

Annette Brown
Assistant to the Dean

304 Cohodas Hall
Phone: 906-227-2947
E-mail: abrown@nmu.edu
 

 


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Gary Brunswick
Professor - Marketing

310E Cohodas Hall
Phone: 906-227-1261
E-mail: gbrunswi@nmu.edu

  • 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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Julio Canedo
Assistant Professor - Management

309D Cohodas Hall
Phone: 906-227-1243
E-mail: jcanedo@nmu.edu

  • Ph.D., Business, University of Texas at San Antonio
  • M.B.A., Monterrey Institute of Technology, Monterrey, Mexico
  • B.S., Electronic Systems, Monterrey Institute of Technology, Monterry, Mexico
     


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Michael Crum
Assistant Professor - Management

310L Cohodas Hall
Phone: 906-227-2895
E-mail: mcrum@nmu.edu

  • 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
Assistant to the Associate Dean

301 Cohodas Hall
Phone: 906-227-2960
FAX: 906-227-2930
E-mail: judowns@nmu.edu

 

Brian Gnauck

Brian Gnauck
Professor - Management

310A Cohodas Hall
Phone: 906-227-2938
E-mail: bgnauck@nmu.edu

  • Ph.D., Economics, University of Minnesota
  • M.S., Economics, Penn State University
  • B.S., Economics, University of Minnesota


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David Gomillion
Assistant Professor - Computer Information Systems

303C Cohodas Hall
Phone: 906-227-1805
E-mail: dgomilli@nmu.edu

  • Ph.D., Management Information Systems, The Florida State University
  • M.S., Management Information Systems, The Florida State University
  • B.S., Computer Science, Brigham Young University

Claudia Hart
Professor - Management

310AA Cohodas Hall
Phone: 906-227-1496
E-mail: clhart@nmu.edu

  • 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
E-mail: dhelton@nmu.edu

  • 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

Kenneth Janson

Kenneth Janson
Professor - Accounting

202A Cohodas Hall
Phone: 906-227-2682
E-mail: kjanson@nmu.edu

  • Ph.D., Accounting, University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • M.S., Accounting, University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • B.S., Economics, Michigan Technological University

Carol W. Johnson
Instructor - Office Information Systems and

Special Assistant to the Dean
301/310K Cohodas Hall
Phone: 906-227-1239
E-mail: carjohns@nmu.edu

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

Daniel Konku
Associate Professor - Finance

303E Cohodas Hall
Phone: 906-227-1816
E-mail: dkonku@nmu.edu

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

Ke (Helen) Li
Assistant Professor - Marketing

310I Cohodas Hall
Phone: 906-227-1236
E-mail: kli@nmu.edu

  • Ph.D., Business Administration, Temple University
  • M.S., Statistics, Temple University
  • M.B.A, Information Systems International Business, University of Toledo
  • B.A., Scientific English, West China University of Medical Sciences

Jody Lindberg
Assistant Dean

304B Cohodas Hall
Phone: 906-227-1894
E-mail: jolindbe@nmu.edu

  • M.A., Administrative Service, Northern Michigan University
  • B.S., Office Administration, Northern Michigan University

Michael Nelson
Development Officer

303G Cohodas Hall
Phone: 906-227-1152
E-mail: mnelson@nmu.edu

  • 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
E-mail: mngafees@nmu.edu

  • 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
E-mail: crayhorn@nmu.edu

  • 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
Dean and Professor - College of Business

304C Cohodas Hall
Phone: 906-227-2947
E-mail: drayome@nmu.edu

  • 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

310J Cohodas Hall
Phone: 906-227-1244
E-mail: gstark@nmu.edu

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

Carol Steinhaus

Carol Steinhaus
Associate Professor - Management

303H Cohodas Hall
Phone: 906-227-1849
E-mail: csteinha@nmu.edu

  • 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
E-mail: kstulz@nmu.edu

  • 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
E-mail: jothomps@nmu.edu

  • 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
E-mail: mvroman@nmu.edu

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

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George Wilson
Assistant Professor - Accounting

310B Cohodas Hall
Phone: 906-227-2597
E-mail: gewilson@nmu.edu

  • Ph.D., Accounting, University of Georgia
  • B.B.A., Accounting, The University of Memphis

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

303D Cohodas Hall
Phone: 906-227-2910
E-mail: hyao@nmu.edu

  • 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

Irvin Zaenglein

Irvin Zaenglein
Professor - Marketing

309E Cohodas Hall
Phone: 906-227-2607
E-mail: izaengle@nmu.edu

  • Ph.D., Consumer Science, Purdue University
  • M.B.A., Drexel University
  • B.S., Business Administration, Indiana University
Brian Zinser
Instructor - Marketing

310H Cohodas Hall
  • M.B.A., J.L.Kellogg Graduate School of Management
  • A.B., Finance, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

 

Adjunct and Contingent Faculty

 

Connie Fries
Adjunct Instructor

309H Cohodas Hall
 

  • M.B.A., University of Phoenix
  • B.S., Management, Northern Michigan University
 

Derek Hall
Adjunct Assistant Professor

409 Cohodas Hall
Phone: 906-227-2716
E-mail: halld@nmu.edu

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

Forrest Karr
Adjunct Instructor

B109a Superior Dome
Phone: 906-227-1826
E-mail: 
fkarr@nmu.edu

  • J.D., University of Wisconsin Law School
  • ​B.A., University of Notre Dame
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Dan Kill
Adjunct Instructor
309B Cohodas Hall
Phone: 906-227-2900
E-mail: dkill@nmu.edu

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

Paula Nebel
Adjunct Instructor

309H Cohodas Hall
E-mail: pnebel@nmu.edu

  • M.A., Education, Northern Michigan University
  • B.S., Business Education, Northern Michigan University
  Jesse Wright
Adjunct Assistant Professor

309G Cohodas Hall
Phone: 906-227-2127
  • Ph.D., Economics, Wayne State University
  • M.A., Economics, Western Michigan University
  • B.S., Economics, Central Michigan University
 

Emily Xu
Adjunct Instructor

309G Cohodas Hall
E-mail: jxu@nmu.edu

  • M.B.A., Northern Michigan University
  • B.B.A., Accounting, University of Iowa
  • A.A., Accounting, Nanjing University of Economics

 

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