Faculty Profiles (page 3)

Questions, Answers and Disney World with Professor Balasubramanian

Natarajan Balasubramanian, associate professor of management at Syracuse University’s Whitman School, has made a career of questions and answers. Before joining academia, he provided answers to business and finance questions as a consultant. Today, he is the one asking questions,…

Professor Ken Walsleben

Faculty Profile: Ken Walsleben, Professor of Entrepreneurial Practice

Ken Walsleben’s career came full circle when he joined the faculty at his alma mater. He graduated from Syracuse University in 1983 with a degree in economics and returned to teach in the Entrepreneurship and Emerging Enterprises Department at the…

Featured Faculty: Professor of Accounting Practice Joyce Zadzilka

Joyce Zadzilka wanted to be a math teacher, but she was practical and teaching jobs were scarce. She pursued an accounting degree instead. Being practical paid off, because the experience Zadzilka amassed while working in accounting and finance helped her obtain…

Faculty Profile: Don Cardarelli, Professor of Management Practice

Don Cardarelli, professor of management practice at Whitman, grew up working in his family’s large building materials business. He counts that exposure to the various functions and facets of the company at such an impressionable age for igniting his interest in…

John Petosa

Faculty Spotlight: John J. Petosa, Professor of Practice

John Petosa is the perfect example of how a golf game can influence a career. Nearly 12 years ago, while on the golf course with Professor of Accounting Practice Bill Walsh, Petosa first considered being an adjunct professor of accounting. Professor Walsh thought he’d…

Michel Benaroch research on software development

New Research Examines How Companies Design Contracts

Michel Benaroch, associate dean for research and Ph.D. programs and professor of management information systems, and his co-authors, Yossi Lichtenstein (UCD Dublin) and Lior Fink (Ben Gurion University of the Negev), recently completed a study focused on contract development and how the upfront costs…

Tom Barkley Enhances Finance Curriculum with His Practiced Business Perspective

When Tom Barkley, assistant professor of finance practice, isn’t teaching at Whitman, traveling to Brazil to help recruit students into Whitman’s graduate programs or grading Chartered Financial Analyst exams, he enjoys playing billiards in the Syracuse-area division of the American Poolplayers’…

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Faculty Profile: Lihong Liang’s Early and Sustained Research Success

Lihong Liang, associate professor of accounting at Whitman, has a history of academic achievement. She grew up in Beijing, where the value of education is widely emphasized. She earned an undergraduate degree in engineering management and a minor in accounting.…

Prof. Ray Wimer

Ray Wimer’s Passion for Teaching and Penchant for Retail Converge at Whitman

When Ray Wimer arrived at Syracuse University to pursue master’s degrees in history and education, there were no available teaching assistantships in either major, but there was one in retail management. He accepted and began work grading course material for an…