Faculty

 

Professors

Boal, William (1995) Professor of Economics. BA, Wesleyan University; PHD, Stanford University

Clapham, Stephen E (1990) Professor of Management and International Business. MBA, Indiana University - Bloomington; PHD, Indiana University - Bloomington

Cooper, Robert W (1988) Employers Mutual Distinguished Professor of Insurance. MA, University of Pennsylvania; PHD, University of Pennsylvania

Frank, Garry Lawrence (1983) Professor of Public Administration/Thomas F. Sheehan Distinguished Professor. MS, University Western Ontario; PHD, University Nebraska - Lincoln

Gardner, Lisa (2006) Professor of Statistics/Department Chair/Director, School of Actuarial Science & Risk Management. MBA, Drake University; PHD, Georgia State University

Heaston, Patrick H (1983) Professor of Accounting/Aliber Distinguished Professor. MBA, Creighton University; PHD, University Nebraska - Lincoln

Meyer, C Kenneth (1990) Professor of Public Administration/Thomas F. Sheehan Distinguished Professor. MPA, University of Oklahoma - Norman; PHD, University of Oklahoma - Norman

Miller, Chip E (2001) Professor of Marketing/Department Chair. MA, University of Kansas; PHD, University of Washington

Scullen, Steven (2004) Professor of Management and International Business/Windsor Distinguished Professor. MS, Iowa State University; PHD, University of Iowa

Simpson, Lou Ann M (1973) Professor of Business Law/Department Chair. BSB, Drake University; JD, Drake University

Strader, Troy Jefferson (2003) Professor of Information Systems/Aliber Distinguished Professor. MS, Iowa State University; PHD, University of Illinois

 

Associate Professors

Adkins, Natalie (2009) Associate Professor of Marketing. BSB, West Virginia University; PHD, Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University

Bishop, Debra S (1994) Associate Professor of Practice in Management and International Business/Director, John Pappajohn Center for Entrepreneurship Outreach and the William and Jean Buchanan Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership. MS, Iowa State University; PHD, Iowa State University

Chen, Yiqing (2014) Associate Professor of Actuarial Science.  BE, Hefei University; MA Guangdong University of Technology; PHD, University of Hong Kong

Clayton, Suzanne (2005) Associate Professor of Practice in Information Systems. BS, Iowa State University; MBA, Drake University

Edrington, Mary (1986) Associate Professor of Practice in Marketing. BS, Iowa State University; MBA, University of Iowa

Fichtner, Jason Royce (2008) Associate Professor of Business Law/Associate Dean of Academic Affairs. BA, University of Northern Iowa; JD, Drake University.

Gara, Stephen (2005) Associate Professor of Accounting/Director of School of Accounting. LLM, Georgetown University; JD, Southern Methodist University; PHD, University of Memphis.

Judd, Paul S (1990) Associate Professor of Practice in Actuarial Science. BA, University of Dayton; MS, University of Iowa

Meyer, Bradley (1989) Associate Professor of Management and International Business/Department Chair. MS, Iowa State University; PHD, Iowa State University

Mitchell, Alanah (2015) Associate Professor of Information Systems. BA, Simpson College; MS, Creighton University; PHD, University of Nebraska at Omaha.

Mitchell, Matthew Coy (2010) Associate Professor of International Business & Strategy. MBA, Rollins College; PHD, University of South Carolina - Columbia

Njoroge, Joyce (2000) Associate Professor of Accounting. MAC, Washington State University; PHD, Washington State University

Norman, Andrew (2003) Associate Professor of Marketing. MBA, Brigham Young University; PHD, University of Arizona

Purvanova, Radostina Krassimirova (2008) Associate Professor of  Management and International Business. MS, Emporia State University; PHD, University of Minnesota Twin Cities

Reed, Diana (1984) Associate Professor of Management and International Business. MS, University of Wisconsin - Platteville; PHD, University of Wisconsin - Madison

Root, Thomas (1999) Associate Professor of Finance. MA, University of Kansas; PHD, University of Kansas

Rozycki, John (1990) Associate Professor of Finance. MBA, University of Scranton; PHD, Pennsylvania State University

Senteza, Jimmy D (2000) Associate Professor of Finance/Department Chair. MBA, Washington State University; PHD, Washington State University

Solsma, Lori (2013) Associate Professor of Accounting.  BS, University of South Dakota; MBA, University of South Dakota; PHD, University of Mississippi

Suh, Inchul (2002) Associate Professor of Finance. MBA, Indiana University - Bloomington; PHD, University of Colorado - Boulder

Vaughan, Amy Grace (2009) Associate Professor of Statistics. MS, University of Georgia; PHD, University of Georgia

White, Toby (2008) Associate Professor of Finance/Actuarial Science. MS, University of Iowa; PHD, University of Washington

Zagoren, Allen Jeffrey (2004) Associate Professor of Practice in Public Administration/Department Chair. BA, Hofstra University; MPA, Drake University; DO, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine

Zheng, Liping (2009) Associate Professor of Economics. MA, University of New Hampshire; PHD, University of New Hampshire

 

Assistant Professors

Bryant, Andrew (2014) Assistant Professor of Marketing.  BS, Actuarial Studies, Southern Adventist University, Collegedale, Tennessee; PHD, George Washington University, Washington, D.C.

Ellis, Kelley (2013) Assistant Professor of Practice in Accounting.  BSBA, Creighton University; MBA, University of Iowa

Garza, John (2013) Robb B. Kelley Assistant Professor of Actuarial Science & Risk Management.  BS, University of Texas at Austin; PHD, University of Texas at Austin

Grandstaff, Jaime (2015) Assistant Professor of Practice in Accounting.  BS, Drake University; MBA, Drake University

Henderson, Heath (2015) Assistant Professor of Economics.  BBA, Belmont University; MA, American University; PHD, American University

Huang, Yu-Hsiang (John) (2016) Assistant Professor of Practice in Information Systems.  BS, National Taiwan University of Science & Technology; MBA, National Chung Hsing University; MS, University of Illinois – Urbana; Ph.D., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (earned in December, 2016)

Kappen, Jeffrey A (2012) Assistant Professor of Management. BA, Beloit College; MBA, University of Wisconsin – Madison; PHD, University of Massachusetts – Amherst

Khedhiri, Sami (2016) Visiting Assistant Professor of Data Analytics.  MA, University of Southern California; PHD, University of Southern California

Laugerman, Marcia (2016) Assistant Professor of Practice in Statistics.  BS, Iowa State University; MS, Iowa State University; PHD, Iowa State University

Long, Richard Dale (2000) Assistant Professor of Practice in Finance. MA, University of Iowa

Mannetter, Heidi (2016) Assistant Professor of Practice in Marketing.  BA, University of Northern Iowa; MBA, University of Iowa

McCool, Lynn (2016) Assistant Professor of Practice in Business Communications.  BA, Cedarville University; MA, Iowa State University; PHD, Iowa State University

Rehman, Zia (2014) Assistant Professor of Actuarial Science.  MA, University of Louisville; PHD, University of Central Florida

Severe, Sean Parker (2011) Assistant Professor of Economics. MS, University of Oregon; PHD, University of Oregon

Swartwood, Thomas Marshall (2008) Assistant Professor of Practice in Entrepreneurship/Assistant Director, William and Jean Buchanan Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership. MBA, Drake University; JD, Georgetown University

Vander Naald, Brian (2016) Assistant Professor of Economics.  BA, Miami University; MA, University of Montana; PHD, University of Oregon

Vieregger, Carl (2015) Assistant Professor of Management.  BA, Northwestern University; MBA, Columbia Business School; PHD, Olin Business School Washington University

Watson, Susan Beth (2012) Assistant Professor of Practice in Actuarial Science/Assistant Director of School of Actuarial Science & Risk Management.   BS, Drake University; MDIV, Bethel University; MS, Texas A & M University

 

Adjunct Professors

Aquilar, Oscar (2015) Adjunct Instructor of Statistics.  BS, Colorado School of Mines; MS, Colorado School of Mines

Appenzeller, Jerrod (2016) Adjunct Instructor of Statistics.  BS, University of Missouri – Columbia; MBA, University of Missouri – Columbia

Blachford, Lori (2016) BA, University of North Dakota; MCL, Drake University

Boggess, Tyler (2016) Adjunct Instructor of Management.  BA, Drake University

Britt, Wade (2016) Adjunct Instructor of Management. BA, University of South Carolina; MBA, University of South Carolina

Clevenger, Jason (2015) Adjunct Instructor, Economics & Finance.  BSC, Iowa State University; MFM, Drake University

Drake, Adam (2013) Adjunct Instructor of Management.  MBA, University of Iowa

Fleming, Joshua (2013) Adjunct Instructor of Marketing.  BS, University of Missouri – Columbia

Hagg, Julie (2009) Adjunct Instructor of Management.  BA, Augustana College; MBA, Drake University

Johnson, Timothy (2006) Adjunct Instructor of Management and International Business.  BA, Central College; MBA, Drake University

Kaduce, Adam (2012) Adjunct Instructor of Management.  BSB, Drake University

Kinman, Eric (2016) Adjunct Instructor of Management.  BA, University of Northern Iowa; MBA, Drake University

Kinnard, Laura (2016) Adjunct Instructor of Management. BA, Drake University; MBA, Florida Institute of Technology

Knudson, Anna (2016) Adjunct Instructor of Management.  BS, Faith Baptist Bible College; MA, Iowa State University

Little, Christopher (2016) Adjunct Instructor of Management.  BAB, Colorado Mesa University; JD, Drake University

Mielke, Christopher (2014) Adjunct Instructor of Information Systems.  BSBA, Crown College; MCL, Drake University

Miller, James (2016) Adjunct Instructor of Finance.  BS, University of Iowa; MS, Iowa State University

Myers, Tom (2016) BA, Coe College; MBA, University of Iowa

Parrish, Steve (2015) Adjunct Instructor of Business Law.  BA, St. Olaf College; JD, William Mitchell College of Law

Strong, Richard (2010) Adjunct Instructor of Public Administration.  BA, North Dakota State University; MUP, McGill University; MDS, Harvard Grad School of Design

Summers, Julie (2015) Adjunct Instructor of Marketing.  BA, University of Northern Iowa/ MS, Northwestern University; PHD, Iowa State University

Sweeney, Brian (2014) Adjunct Instructor of Accounting.  BBA, University of Iowa; MAC, Kaplan University; MBA, Drake University

Teh, Tong Khon (2015) Adjunct Instructor of Actuarial Science.  BS, Drake University

Yang, Li (2016) Fulbright Scholar.  BA, University of International Business and Economics; PHD, Inha University

Yontz, Mark (2016) Adjunct Instructor of Management.  BA, University of Northern Iowa


2016-2017 Drake University Undergraduate Catalog
University News
November 21, 2017
Madison Glennie, a Drake golf standout and straight-A student, was a finalist for the highly prestigious Rhodes Scholarship this year. 
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