Faculty Profiles

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Childhood Dream Comes True Teaching Analytics, Statistics

Kivanç Avrenli has been a professor of practice at Syracuse University’s Martin J. Whitman School of Management for five years, but he is still just as enthusiastic about being a part of the faculty as he was on his first day. Avrenli continues…

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From Analytics to Academics, Management Professor Now Earning Research Awards

Many students may know Cameron Miller as a management professor at Syracuse University’s Martin J. Whitman School of Management, but he also spends a lot of time working on various research projects. And outside of the office, Miller enjoys spending…

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Born to be an Academic, Entrepreneurship Professor Takes Non-Linear Route to Whitman

Suho Han, assistant professor of entrepreneurship, has acquired tenacity and success through following opportunities wherever they may lead him, even across the Pacific Ocean. Han joined Syracuse University’s Martin J Whitman School of Management in August 2018, but his path to get…

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From Attorney to Professor – How Lisa Quinn Knych Changed Her Career Path

Before teaching at Syracuse University’s Martin J. Whitman School of Management, Lisa Quinn Knych, professor of law and public policy, practiced as an attorney working for two Upstate New York law firms, serving as an in-house counsel for a savings…

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Fran Tucker Seeks to Teach Students that Learning is an Iterative Process, not a Memorize and Repeat Game

Fran Tucker, associate professor of marketing and supply chain and co-chair of the Salzberg Memorial Program at Syracuse University’s Martin J. Whitman School of Management, spent her childhood moving every three years with father’s job at General Electric. “Pittsfield, Cleveland,…

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Fatma Sonmez-Leopold Seeks to Inspire a Belief that Knowledge is Power

Throughout her academic and professional career, Fatma Sonmez-Leopold, assistant teaching professor of finance in Syracuse University’s Martin J. Whitman School of Management, has displayed an aptitude and passion for education. Sonmez-Leopold is of Turkish origin and lived in Canada for…

Anna Chernobai

Anna Chernobai: Languages, Analytics and a Change of Plans that Led to Academia

Her students have heard Anna Chernobai say that her birth country has changed its name twice since she was born. They may know her native language is Russian, that she’s fluent in English and Japanese and also knows some Spanish…

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Syracuse University’s Whitman School Welcomes New Faculty

Syracuse University’s Martin J. Whitman School of Management (Whitman School) has added three faculty members to its team for the 2018-19 academic year.   Robert Arscott is an assistant professor of finance whose research primarily concerns the interaction of corporations and…

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Whitman School Establishes/Appoints Associate Dean for Global Initiatives

Gene Anderson, dean of the Martin J. Whitman School of Management at Syracuse University, announced the creation of a new leadership position, associate dean for global initiatives, appointing Eunkyu Lee, professor of marketing to the role effective July 1. The new position was…

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New Faculty Members Join the Whitman School

Syracuse University’s Martin J. Whitman School of Management has added seven faculty members to its team for the 2017-18 academic year. Joel Carnevale is assistant professor of management, who will teach management and organizational behavior courses. His research interests include employee…

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New Whitman School Dean on Strategic Planning and the Future of Business School Education

Eugene “Gene” Anderson, the new dean of the Martin J. Whitman School of Management at Syracuse University, is spending his first few days, weeks and months listening to the Whitman School community. So far, he is seeing and hearing opportunity,…