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Masters and PhD

Courses in Management



Anne Smith, Department Head

Lindsay Mahony, Assistant Department Head

David Williams, Ph.D. Program Director

Cheryl Barksdale, M.S. Program Director


Cardon, M.S. (Nestlé Professor of Entrepreneurship & Innovation), PhD – Columbia

Crook, T.R. (First Horizon Foundation Professor), PhD – Florida State

Leap, T. (Lawson Professor), PhD – Iowa

Mangum, S., (Dean and Stokely Foundation Leadership Chair), PhD – George Washington

Miller, A. (William B. Stokely Chair of Management), PhD – Washington

Morris, M.L. (Associate Dean and Ergen Professor), PhD, CFLE – Tennessee

Plowman, D. (Chancellor), PhD – Texas (Austin)

Pollock, T.G. (Haslam Chair of Business and Distinguished Professor of Entrepreneurship), PhD – Illinois (Urbana-Champaign)

Smith, A.D. (King and Judy Rogers Professor in Business), PhD – North Carolina (Chapel Hill)

Associate Professors

Munyon, T.P., PhD – Florida State

Williams, D.W., PhD – Georgia State

Assistant Professors

Gras, D.M., PhD – Syracuse

Samba, C., PhD – Houston

Assistant Professor Practice

Jacobs, K.C., PhD – Florida


Barksdale, C.D., PhD – Tennessee

Carson, S.A., MBA – Tennessee

Cowell, E.L., PhD – Tennessee

Graves, T.H. (Distinguished Lecturer), MS – East Tennessee State

Jacobs, J.D. (Senior Lecturer), PhD – Tennessee

Mackey, D.L. (Distinguished Lecturer), PhD – Tennessee

Mahony, L.E., MBA – Washington State

Rittenhouse, J., MS – Antioch; MS – Michigan State University

Strickling, J.A., PhD – Tennessee

Suiter, J., PhD – Pittsburgh

Williamson, S.L., MBA – Barry

Youngs, L., MBA – Tennessee

Adjunct Faculty

Lance, A., MBA – Dayton

Emeriti Faculty

Ladd, R.T., PhD – Georgia

Stahl, M.J., PhD – Rensselaer Polytechnic


Business Administration Major, MBA 
  Entrepreneurship and Innovation Concentration
Management and Human Resources Major, MS 
Business Administration Major, PhD 
    Strategy, Entrepreneurship and Organizations Concentration