Faculty Directory

Here, world-ready students learn from world-renowned teacher-scholars.

They’ve earned national and international reputations as business leaders, experts and consultants. They’re authors and scholars. The professors in the classrooms at the Robins School could be in the corner offices of global corporations. But they believe the role of teacher is much more important.

headshot of  Mickey  Quiñones

Dean

Professor of Management


Specialties:
  • Individual and Organizational Development
  • Strategic Management of Human Capital
  • Diversity and Inclusion in Organizations
Contact:
(804) 289-8549
headshot of  Maura  Alexander

Instructor of Finance


Specialties:
  • Equity Analysis and Valuation
  • Financial Modeling
Contact:
(804) 287-6497
headshot of  Andrew  Alwood

Visiting Lecturer


Specialties:
  • Business Ethics
  • Ethics and Economics
Contact:
(804) 289-1761
headshot of  Tom  Arnold

Professor of Finance


Specialties:
  • Corporate Finance
  • Derivative Securities
  • Econometrics
  • Finance Pedagogy
  • Initial Public Offerings
  • Practitioner Issues
  • Securities and Exchange Commission
  • Small Business Management
Contact:
(804) 287-6399
headshot of  Olivia  Aronson

Assistant Professor of Entrepreneurship


Specialties:
  • Corporate Entrepreneurship
  • Start-ups
  • Technology Commercialization
  • Environmental Sustainability
  • Corporate Social Responsibility
Contact:
(804) 289-8596
headshot of  Marina  Astakhova

Associate Professor of Management


Specialties:
  • Work Passion
  • Person-Environment Fit
  • Cross-Cultural Research
  • Economic Inequality
Contact:
headshot of  Ashley  Austin

Assistant Professor of Accounting


Specialties:
  • Fraudulent Financial Reporting
  • Auditor Judgement & Decision-Making
Contact:
(804) 287-6645
headshot of  Nancy  Bagranoff

Professor of Accounting


Specialties:
  • Accounting Information Systems
  • Budgets and Fiscal Responsibility
  • Accounting and Business Education
Contact:
(804) 289-8551
headshot of  William  Bergman

Instructor in Marketing

Robins Teaching Fellow


Specialties:
  • Advertising, Digital Marketing, Branding
  • Publishing, Sales Management
Contact:
(804) 662-3164
headshot of  Deniz  Besik

Assistant Professor of Analytics & Operations


Specialties:
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Network Economics of Supply Chains
  • Perishable Food Supply Chain Management
Contact:
(804) 289-8550
headshot of  Doug  Bosse

Professor of Management

The David Meade White Jr. Chair in Business


Specialties:
  • Business & Corporate Strategy
  • Stakeholder Strategy
  • Innovation Management Strategy Consulting
  • Value Creation in Interfirm Relationships
Contact:
(804) 287-1922
headshot of  Rich  Boulger

Associate Dean of Graduate and Executive Education Programs

Adjunct Instructor of Management


Specialties:
  • Consulting
  • Strategy
  • Business Analytics
  • Business Communications
Contact:
(630) 388-9396
headshot of  Jeffrey  Carlson

Department Chair, Marketing

Associate Professor of Marketing


Specialties:
  • Salesforce Management
  • Advertising Effects
  • Marketing Strategy
Contact:
(804) 287-1852
headshot of  Bruce  Chen

Assistant Professor of Analytics & Operations


Specialties:
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Revenue Management
  • Algorithms
Contact:
(804) 289-8955
headshot of  Cindy  Conn

Instructor of Business Communications


Specialties:
  • Business Communication
  • Professional Writing
  • Presentation Skills
  • Public Speaking
  • Document Design
Contact:
(804) 289-8259
headshot of  Mitch  Conover

Associate Professor of Finance


Specialties:
  • International Finance
  • Investments
Contact:
(804) 287-1921
headshot of  Ed  Cook

Visiting Lecturer of Analytics & Operations

Contact:
headshot of  Tom  Cosse

Associate Dean for International Business Programs

Professor of Marketing and International Business Studies


Specialties:
  • International Market Planning
Contact:
(804) 289-8572
headshot of  Richard  Coughlan

Associate Professor of Management


Specialties:
  • Business Ethics
  • Negotiations
  • Managerial Decision Making
  • Hotel Industry
  • Management Education
Contact:
(804) 289-8556
headshot of  Erik  Craft

Associate Professor of Economics and Philosophy, Politics, Economics, and Law (PPEL)


Specialties:
  • Economic History of Weather Information
  • Flipped Classroom
  • Traffic Citations
Contact:
(804) 287-6573
headshot of  Dean  Croushore

Department Chair, Economics

Rigsby Fellow in Economics

Professor of Economics


Specialties:
  • Monetary Policy
  • Macroeconomics
  • Real-Time Data Analysis
Contact:
(804) 287-1961
headshot of  Chad  Curtis

Associate Professor of Economics


Specialties:
  • Economic Growth
  • Macroeconomics
Contact:
(804) 289-1765
headshot of  Patricio  Duran

Associate Professor of Management


Specialties:
  • Global Strategy
  • International Business Environment
  • Emerging Markets
  • Family Business
  • Latin America Businesses
  • Applied Meta-Analysis
Contact:
headshot of  John  Earl

Department Chair, Finance

Associate Professor of Finance


Specialties:
  • Alternative Assets
  • Portfolio and Investment
  • Corporate Finance
Contact:
(804) 289-8589
headshot of  Amit  Eynan

Professor of Analytics & Operations

Contact:
(804) 287-1867
headshot of  Joseph  Farizo

Assistant Professor of Finance


Specialties:
  • Corporate Governance
  • Financial Advisors
Contact:
(804) 289-8565

Visiting Instructor

Contact:
headshot of  Dale  Fickett

Instructor of Entrepreneurship


Specialties:
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Innovation
Contact:
(804) 335-7198
headshot of  Raymond P. H. (Pat)  Fishe

The Patricia A. and George W. Wellde, Jr. Distinguished Chair in Finance

Professor of Finance


Specialties:
  • Corporate Governance
  • Federal Reserve
  • IPO Market
  • Recession Economics
  • Securities and Exchange Commission
  • Stock Market Conditions
Contact:
(804) 287-1269

Visiting Lecturer


Specialties:
  • Principles of Microeconomics
  • Principles of Macroeconomics
  • International Economics
  • Poverty and Inequality
Contact:
(804) 287-1237
headshot of  Marshall  Geiger

The CSX Chair in Management and Accounting

Professor of Accounting


Specialties:
  • Accounting
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Securities and Exchange Commission
Contact:
(804) 287-1923
headshot of  Kevin  Hallock

President and Professor of Economics


Specialties:
  • Labor Economics
  • Compensation Design
  • Executive Compensation
  • Gender Pay Gap
  • Labor Market Discrimination
  • Disability in Labor Markets
Contact:
(804) 289-8100
headshot of  Timothy  Hamilton

Associate Professor of Economics


Specialties:
  • Environmental Economics
  • Non-Market Valuation
Contact:
(804) 287-1815
headshot of  Sara  Hanson

Associate Professor of Marketing

Director of Spider Business Hub


Specialties:
  • Customer-to-Customer Interactions
  • Innovations in Service Technology
  • Retail Promotions
  • Corporate Perceptions & Sustainability
Contact:
(804) 289-1776
headshot of  Jeff  Harrison

W. David Robbins Chair of Strategic Management

Professor of Management


Specialties:
  • Strategic Management
  • Stakeholder Theory
  • Business Ethics
Contact:
(804) 287-1920
headshot of  Timothy  Hayes

Visiting Instructor

Contact:
headshot of  Craig  Heinicke

Visiting Professor of Economics


Specialties:
  • Teaching: Principles of Microeconomics, Principles of Macroeconomics, Economic History
  • Research: Economic History, Economics of Institutions
Contact:
(804) 287-6355
headshot of  Violet  Ho

Department Chair, Management

The E. Claiborne Robins Distinguished Professorship in Business

Professor of Management


Specialties:
  • Work Passion
  • Employment and Interpersonal Relationships
  • Social Networks
Contact:
(804) 289-8567
headshot of  Joe Ben  Hoyle

Associate Professor of Accounting


Specialties:
  • Accounting
Contact:
(804) 289-8594
headshot of  Carlos  Hurtado

Assistant Professor of Economics


Specialties:
  • Urban Economics
  • Public Finance
Contact:
(804) 287-1801
headshot of  Monika  Kukar-Kinney

The F. Carlyle Tiller Chair in Business

Professor of Marketing


Specialties:
  • Retailing and Pricing
  • Impact of Internet on Consumer Behavior
  • Compulsive Consumer Behavior
  • Market Research and Analysis
Contact:
(804) 287-1880
headshot of  Abdullah  Kumas

Associate Professor of Accounting


Specialties:
  • Accounting Restatements
  • Archival Financial Accounting
  • Disclosures
  • Trading Volume
Contact:
(804) 289-1762
headshot of  Tenace  Kwaku Setor

Assistant Professor of Analytics & Operations


Specialties:
  • Data Analytics
  • Quantitative Methods
  • Machine Learning
  • Health Informatics
Contact:
headshot of  Dana  Lascu

Professor of Marketing


Specialties:
  • Marketing Research
  • International Marketing
Contact:
(804) 289-8586
headshot of  Maia  Linask

Associate Professor of Economics


Specialties:
  • International Trade
  • Applied Microeconomics
  • Industrial Organization
Contact:
(804) 287-6520
headshot of  Summer  Liu

Assistant Professor of Finance


Specialties:
  • Corporate Finance
  • Executive Compensation
  • State Ownership
  • Venture Capital
Contact:
(804) 289-8623
headshot of  Aslan  Lotfi

Assistant Professor of Analytics & Operations


Specialties:
  • Information Technology
  • Data Analytics
Contact:
(804) 2897-6385
headshot of  Shakun Datta  Mago

Professor of Economics

Joseph A. Jennings Chair in Business


Specialties:
  • Industrial Organization
  • Game Theory
  • Experimental Economics
Contact:
(804) 287-6631
headshot of  Adam  Marquardt

Associate Professor of Marketing


Specialties:
  • Branding
  • Brand Management
  • Customer Relationship Management
  • Entrepreneurial Marketing
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Marketing Strategy
  • Sports & Entertainment Marketing
Contact:
(804) 289-8960
headshot of  Cassandra  Marshall

Associate Professor of Finance


Specialties:
  • Corporate Finance
  • Corporate Governance
  • Director Incentives
  • Executive Compensation
Contact:
(804) 287-1851
headshot of  Thomas  Mattson

Associate Professor of Analytics & Operations


Specialties:
  • Electronic Networks of Practice
  • Feedback Systems
  • Social Media
  • Behavioral Information Security
  • Quantitative Data Analysis
Contact:
(804) 287-6895
headshot of  KimMarie  McGoldrick

Professor of Economics


Specialties:
  • Economic Education
  • Pedagogy
Contact:
(804) 289-8575
headshot of  M. Saif Mehkari

Associate Professor of Economics

Paul Clikeman Teaching Fellow


Specialties:
  • Fiscal Policy
  • Business Cycles
Contact:
(804) 289-8574
headshot of  Joel  Mier

Lecturer of Marketing


Specialties:
  • Customer Centricity
  • Innovation
  • Market Segmentation
  • Marketing Strategy
  • Sales Effectiveness
Contact:
(804) 662-3043
headshot of  Christine A. Mihelcic

Assistant Professor of Management


Specialties:
  • Identity
  • Stigma
  • Disability
  • Diversity
  • Social Entrepreneurship
Contact:

Visiting Instructor


Specialties:
  • Business Law
Contact:
(202) 258-3130
headshot of  James  Monks

Professor of Economics


Specialties:
  • Applied microeconomics
  • Economics of Education
Contact:
(804) 287-1959
headshot of  Michelle Amy Montague-Mfuni

Assistant Professor of Management


Specialties:
  • Strategy
  • International Business
  • Social Entrepreneurship
  • Cross-border collaboration
  • Corporate Social Responsibility
  • African Investment
Contact:
(804) 289-8560
headshot of  James  Morrison

Visiting Professor


Specialties:
  • IT
  • Data Analytics
  • Healthcare Informatics
  • Healthcare Operations Management
Contact:
(804) 304-8801
headshot of  David  North

Associate Professor of Finance

Director: Center for Active Business Education (CABE)


Specialties:
  • Corporate Finance
  • Corporate Investment
  • Financial Management
  • Financial Modeling
  • Investments
  • Management Turnover
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
Contact:
(804) 287-1938
headshot of  Daniel  Paik

Associate Professor of Accounting

Contact:
(804) 289-8573
headshot of  Robert  Pawlewicz

Assistant Professor of Accounting


Specialties:
  • Audit Quality
  • Auditor Fees
  • The Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB)
Contact:
(804) 289-8707
headshot of  Alexander  Persaud

Assistant Professor of Economics

Contact:
(804) 289-8576
headshot of  Randy  Raggio

Associate Professor of Marketing


Specialties:
  • Branding
  • Brand Equity Theory and Measurement
  • Brand Authenticity
  • Marketing Strategy
  • Gratitude in Marketing
Contact:
(804) 289-8593
headshot of  Binish  Rijal

Assistant Professor of Economics


Specialties:
  • Environmental Economics
  • Compliance and Enforcement
  • Environmental Regulations
Contact:
(804) 289-8673
headshot of  Raika  Sadeghein

Assistant Professor of Marketing

Contact:
804-287-6311
headshot of  Abbie  Sadler

Assistant Professor of Accounting

Contact:
804-289-8569
headshot of  Dave  Soule

Visiting Lecturer of Economics


Specialties:
  • Operations Management
  • Regulatory Risk Management
  • Lean/Six Sigma/Agile Practices
  • Data Science, Analytics & Visualization
  • Forecasting
Contact:
(804) 338-7182
headshot of  Melissa  Spencer

Assistant Professor of Economics


Specialties:
  • Gender Economics
  • Health Economics
  • Crime Economics
Contact:
headshot of  Trey  Sutton

Associate Professor of Management


Specialties:
  • Strategic Management
  • Nonmarket Strategy
  • Environmental Sustainability
Contact:
headshot of  Andrew  Szakmary

Professor of Finance


Specialties:
  • International Finance
  • Investments
  • Momentum and Contrarian Strategies
  • Calendar Anomalies
  • Volatility Prediction
Contact:
(804) 289-8251
headshot of  Steve  Tallman

Professor of Management

E. Claiborne Robins Distinguished Professorship in Business

Contact:
(804) 287-6589
headshot of  Shital  Thekdi

Associate Professor of Analytics & Operations

Director of Assessment and Accreditation


Specialties:
  • Risk Management, Uncertainty Analysis
  • Operations Research
Contact:
(804) 289-1763
headshot of  Steve  Thompson

Department Chair, Analytics & Operations

Professor of Analytics & Operations


Specialties:
  • Information Technology
  • Healthcare
  • Data Analytics
Contact:
(804) 287-6643
headshot of  Nancy  Tran

Assistant Professor of Finance


Specialties:
  • Municipal Bond Market
  • Climate Finance
  • Behavioral Finance
Contact:
(804) 289-1766
headshot of  Joyce  van der Laan Smith

Associate Dean for Undergraduate Business Programs

Associate Professor of Accounting


Specialties:
  • Financial Accounting
  • International Accounting
  • Corporate Social Responsibility
Contact:
(804) 287-6811
headshot of  Valaria  Vendrzyk

Department Chair, Accounting

Associate Professor of Accounting

Contact:
(804) 287-1832
headshot of  Andrea  Waddle

Associate Professor of Economics


Specialties:
  • International Economics
  • Macroeconomics
  • Labor Economics
Contact:
(804) 662-3165
headshot of  Darrell  Walden

Associate Professor of Accounting


Specialties:
  • Accounting (accounting education, financial, and managerial)
  • Accounting Information Systems
  • E-business
Contact:
(804) 289-8577
headshot of  Jonathan  Whitaker

Professor of Analytics & Operations


Specialties:
  • Information Technology
  • Operations Management
Contact:
(804) 287-6524
headshot of  Jonathan  Wight

Professor of Economics

Professor of International Economics, Global Studies Concentration Advisor: International Economics, Development and Change


Specialties:
  • Ethics and Economics
  • Economic Development
Contact:
(804) 289-8570

Visiting Lecturer


Specialties:
  • Macroeconomics
  • Behavioral Economics
  • Health
Contact:
headshot of  Ge  Wu

Assistant Professor of Finance

Contact:
(804) 287-6309
headshot of  Tom  Zylkin

Assistant Professor of Economics


Specialties:
  • International Trade
  • International Economics
  • Quantitative Methods
Contact: