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Management Department

The Kogod School of Business Management Department provides instruction in the areas of management, entrepreneurship, strategy, organizational behavior, human resources, business and corporate ethics, and global business citizenship. Faculty members are well-known researchers and distinguished professionals.

Management Department Chair

  1. Barbara Bird, Professor

    KSB - Management

    Professor Bird’s research interests include entrepreneurial cognition and entrepreneurial behavior. She has research projects examining new venture liabilities of newness and strategic alliances. She authored Entrepreneurial Behavior and several scho… More

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    (202) 885-1924

Department Faculty

  1. David Bartlett, Executive in Residence

    KSB - Management

    David Bartlett joined the Kogod School of Business in August 2014 as Executive in Residence in the Department of Management. He serves as Director of Kogod's Full-Time MBA Program and Director of Global and Strategic Projects. Prior to his appointm… More

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    (202) 885-1943

  2. Elizabeth Baton, Adjunct Instructor

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  3. William Bellows, Executive in Residence

    KSB - Management

    Bill Bellows is a Co-Founder and former Managing Partner of Copithorne & Bellows, a Silicon-Valley based global consulting firm for technology companies that provided market research and business strategy, competitive positioning, industry analyst an… More

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    (202) 885-1846

  4. Nicole Blacksmith, Adjunct Instructor

    Dr. Blacksmith has expertise in employee recruitment and selection, testing and assessment, job performance, and decision-making in the workplace. Her research focuses on understanding and assessing individual differences (e.g., personality, general … More

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  5. Melissa Bradley, Executive in Residence

    KSB - Kogod School of Business

    Melissa L. Bradley is a tri-sector leader with more than 20 years of entrepreneurship, investment and leadership experience. She is the inaugural Director of the AU Center for Innovation in the Capital and Executive in Residence at the Kogod School o… More

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  6. Frederique Campagne Irwin, Adjunct Instructor

    As founder and CEO of Her Corner, Frederique applies her entrepreneurial spirit, management consulting background and business operations expertise to give women the springboard they need to move forward. Her Corner grew out of a lightbulb moment F… More

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  7. Scott Campbell, Adjunct Instructor

    Scott has over 30 years of industry and consulting experience across the Americas, Europe and Asia. His consulting work with PwC and PRTM spans the entire Communications value chain including wireless and wireline communications services as well as c… More

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  8. Mark Clark, Associate Professor

    KSB - Management

    Dr. Clark has expertise in high performing teams, leadership, diversity, and strategic human capital. His field research engages a variety of organizations, including medical and sports teams, high-tech companies, and entrepreneurial startups. Dr. Cl… More

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    (202) 885-1873

  9. Parthiban David, Associate Professor

    KSB - Management

    Professor David is currently the Collins Chair in Management. He teaches strategic management. His primary research interests are on the impact of corporate governance on corporate strategy and firm performance. His research has been published in jou… More

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    (202) 885-2080

  10. John Delaney, Dean, Kogod School of Business

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    (202) 885-1985

  11. Shermica Farquhar, Adjunct Instructor

    Shermica Farquhar will join Kogod’s Management Department where she looks forward to impacting the way students approach and capitalize on business opportunities. Known for her energetic and holistic approach to organization optimization, Shermica's … More

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  12. Maria Figueroa-Armijos, Adjunct Professorial Lecturer

    Professor Figueroa-Armijos teaches Global Corporate Citizenship and conducts research on entrepreneurship and regional economic development. Her current projects include work in regional economic policy, regional innovation, environmental entrepreneu… More

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  13. Sally Fowler, Executive in Residence

    Professor Fowler is an Executive-in-Residence in the Management Department. She teaches strategy, global corporate citizenship, and management consulting. She is the Kogod coordinator for the University Honors Program. She was formerly on the faculty… More

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  14. Judith Gebhardt, Adjunct Professorial Lecturer

  15. Sharon Hadary, Adjunct Professorial Lecturer

  16. James Hickel, Adjunct Instructor

    In addition to serving as an adjunct at AU in subjects such as Leading and Managing Change, Leading High Performance Teams, Management Consulting Practices and Techniques, Business Policy and Strategy, and Global Corporate Citizenship, Mr. Hickel als… More

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  17. Stevan Holmberg, Professor Emeritus

    Professor Holmberg leads the Entrepreneurship Initiative and entrepreneurship academic programs, including the 1776 strategic partnership and the Entrepreneurship Incubator and the Entrepreneurship Venture Fund, which are open to all American Univers… More

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    (202) 885-1921

  18. Catherine Irving, Associate Director, Programming and Student Activities

    KSB - Kogod School of Business

    As the Associate Director of Programming and Student Activities, Kate works closely with Kogod students to enhance their business and college experiences through experiential learning. The K-LAB (Kogod Leadership and Applied Business) is a uniquely … More

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    (202) 885-1931

  19. Thomas Kohn, Executive in Residence

    KSB - Management

    Executive-in-Residence Tom Kohn is a digital veteran of companies both big and small with a focus on early stage companies and turnarounds. He has been CEO of two high-tech start-ups in the Washington, DC area, raising over $10MM for each; Chief Reve… More

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    (202) 885-1988

  20. Nandini Lahiri, Associate Professor

    KSB - Management

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  21. Danielle Lancaster, Adjunct Instructor

  22. Richard Linowes, Assistant Professor

    KSB - Management

    Professor Linowes teaches strategy, global leadership, entrepreneurship, cross-cultural management and sustainability. His professional management experience includes several years with Accenture and Goldman Sachs, where he helped plan the firm’s int… More

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    (202) 885-1990

  23. Jonathan McHugh, Adjunct Instructor

    Jonathan McHugh is a partner in J2 Media, where he produces films and music supervises films. McHugh has produced more than twenty films; TV shows and music supervised over 50 more including the upcoming Janis Joplin documentary. Over the past twenty… More

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  24. Elaine Mensah, Adjunct Instructor

    Elaine Mensah is Founder of BRAND MEETS CREATIVE, a brand consultancy for fashion, lifestyle, and creative businesses. She has 15+ years of a unique blend of communications, branding, technology, and entrepreneurial experience. She is also the write… More

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  25. Alexandra Mislin, Associate Professor

    KSB - Management

    Professor Mislin’s research focuses on how financial incentives as well as social factors including trust, social perceptions, emotions, and the tracking of obligations, influence behavior when people interact. Her current work examines how these fac… More

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    (202) 885-1919

  26. Serge da Motta Veiga, Assistant Professor

    KSB - Management

    Serge P. da Motta Veiga joined the Department of Management at American University in August 2015. Prior to coming to American, Serge was an Assistant Professor of Management at Lehigh University. He earned his Ph.D. in Business Administration with a… More

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    (202) 885-1489

  27. Jay Pope, Executive in Residence

    KSB - Management

    Professor Pope is an Executive-in-Residence in the Management Department of Kogod, where he teaches a course in Global Corporate Citizenship. He also advises the JD/MBA Club. His past teaching experience includes one year as a full-time Visiting Assi… More

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    (202) 885-1847

  28. Catherine Poulin, Adjunct Instructor

    KSB - Kogod School of Business

    Caty Poulin is a two-time Kogod graduate who has worked as a consultant to governments, for-profit and nonprofit businesses across the United States and around the world. She believes strongly in the benefit of solid business strategies and managemen… More

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  29. Dawn Ridley, Adjunct Instructor

  30. Sharon Rogers, Adjunct Instructor

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    (202) 885-1907

  31. Jane Sadd Smalec, Adjunct Instructor

    Jane brings to her role at American University well over 30 years of experience in corporate, business unit and functional level strategy. As a consultant and senior executive with responsibility for planning and finance, she has helped organizations… More

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  32. John Simson, Executive in Residence

    KSB - Management

    John Simson has been in the music industry since his signing in 1971 as a recording artist and songwriter. Simson's career has included stints as a manager, handling the career of 5X Grammy winner, Mary-Chapin Carpenter, special advisor to Harry Bela… More

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    (202) 885-6865

  33. Shenandoah Sowash, Adjunct Instructor

    KSB - Acad Progs

    In addition to co-directing the KCBC, Shenandoah designs and teaches classes and tailored workshops in business writing, public speaking, and creativity to both business and non-business students.

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    (202) 885-1927

  34. Mark Starik, Professor

    KSB - Management

    ACADEMIC EXPERIENCE 2015-Present Professor of Management, Director of the M.S. Sustainability Management Program, Kogod School of Business, American University, Washington, D.C. 2015-2015 Professor of Supply Chain and Operations Management, College… More

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    (202) 885-1839

  35. Siri Terjesen, Associate Professor

    KSB - Finance and Real Estate

    Siri Terjesen is a research chair in Entrepreneurship at American University’s Kogod School of Business. Her research on entrepreneurship, corporate governance, and strategy has been published in leading journals and featured in leading media. She is… More

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    (202) 885-1921

  36. Michelle Von Euw, Adjunct Instructor

  37. Thomas White, Executive in Residence

    KSB - Management

    Tommy White is an Executive-in-Residence at the Kogod School of Business. He teaches courses on introduction to business and entrepreneurship business planning & startup launch. He is Co-Director of the AU Incubator under the Sustainable Entrepreneur… More

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    (202) 885-1862

  38. Yu Hsien Wu, Adjunct Professorial Lecturer

    Dr. Wu obtained a master's degree in education with a concentration in Human Development and Psychology from Harvard University. Dr. Wu has a Ph.D. in business administration from University of Missouri and worked as a business professor for several… More

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