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The UT Arlington Executive MBA program faculty members are distinguished for their research, and infuse the curriculum with their years of executive-level experience. In addition to faculty from UT Arlington, some courses are taught by faculty from around the globe, bringing an international perspective to the classroom. Some of those professors share their connections in China and join the cohort for the immersion experience.

Marcus Butts

Marcus Butts

Marcus Butts, EMBA Professor of Management | UTA

Associate Professor of Management

Ph.D., University of Georgia

Expertise: Individual and organizational work/family issues, workplace relationships, high-involvement work practices, careers, research methods

Courses taught: Assessing Leader Style, Behavior, and Results

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Lawrence Chonko

Lawrence Chonko

Lawrence Chonko, Professor of Marketing | UTA Business School

Professor of Marketing, The Thomas McMahon Professor in Business Ethics

Ph.D., University of Houston

Expertise: Business ethics, professional selling, sales force management, change management, leadership, direct sales

Courses taught: Creating Customer Value; Understanding the Ethical Dimensions of Business

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Deepak K. Datta

Deepak K. Datta

Deepak K. Datta, Business School Professor | UTA EMBA Program

Professor of Management, Eunice and James L. West Chair of Private Enterprise and Entrepreneurship

Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh

Expertise: Mergers and acquisitions, CEO selection, top management team characteristics, corporate governance, strategic decision processes, strategic human resource management, international entrepreneurship, international business strategies

Courses taught: Competing in a Global Environment

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Douglas Grisaffe

Douglas Grisaffe

Douglas Grisaffe, Professor of Marketing |  UTArlington EMBA

Associate Professor of Marketing

Ph.D., Vanderbilt University

Expertise: Advanced research analysis, marketing models, customer satisfaction, consumer loyalty measurement and management, consumer comprehension, marketing research

Courses taught: Creating Customer Value

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Susanna Khavul

Susanna Khavul

Susanna Khavul, Professor of Management | EMBA Program at UTA

Associate Professor of Management

DBA, Boston University

Expertise: Innovation, entrepreneurship, strategy, technology, global markets, sustainability, venture capitalism, commercialization, start-up finance

Courses taught: Developing Strategies for Competitive Advantage

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James Lavelle

James Lavelle

James Lavelle, Professor of Management | Executive MBA at UTA

Associate Professor of Management

Ph.D., University of Utah

Expertise: Negotiations, conflict management, organizational behavior, organizational justice

Courses taught: Building High Performance Teams

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David A. Mack

David A. Mack

David A. Mack, Ph.D. | The University of Texas at Arlington EMBA

Associate Dean for Executive Education and Communication, Director of the Goolsby Leadership Academy, Professor of Management

Ph.D., The University of Texas at Arlington

Expertise: Organizational behavior and change, entrepreneurship, job stress, workplace violence, leadership, small business, management consulting, ethics

Courses taught: Assessing Leader Style, Behavior, and Results; Building High Performance Teams; Understanding the Ethical Dimensions of Business; EMBA Orientation

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Roger E. Meiners

Roger E. Meiners

Roger E. Meiners, Professor | Univ Texas Arlington EMBA Program

Goolsby-Rosenthal Endowed Chair in Economics and Law

Ph.D., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University; J.D., University of Miami

Expertise: Legal and economic aspects of environmental policy, energy policy

Courses taught: International Political Economy and Global Business

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Paul B. Paulus

Paul B. Paulus

Paul B. Paulus, Professor of Psychology | EMBA Faculty at UTA

Distinguished Professor of Psychology, UTA College of Science

Ph.D., University of Iowa

Expertise: Environmental psychology, group dynamics and creativity, team innovation, group decision making, organizational behavior, teamwork

Courses taught: Building High Performance Teams

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Liliana Perez-Nordtvedt

Liliana Perez-Nordtvedt

Liliana Perez-Nordtvedt, Assoc. Professor of Management | UTA

Associate Professor of Management

Ph.D., University of Memphis

Expertise: Organizational entrainment, temporal strategies, multinational organizational learning, knowledge transfer, international business

Courses taught: Developing Strategies for Competitive Advantage

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Edmund Prater

Edmund Prater

Edmund Prater, Assc Professor of Operations Management | UTA

Associate Professor of Operations Management

Ph.D., Georgia Institute of Technology

Expertise: Medical systems, international business, the workings of small and medium-sized firms, forecasting and strategic planning, international agility in the supply chain function, project management

Courses taught: Designing Global Supply Chains for Competitive Advantage

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David Rakowski

David Rakowski

David Rakowski, Prof of Finance | Univ Texas Arlington

Associate Professor of Finance

Ph.D., Georgia State University

Expertise: Interdisciplinary research methodologies, pedagogy of finance; analysis of fund flows, market liquidity, investor behavior and portfolio management

Courses taught: Accessing Capital Markets for Global Operations

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Abdul A. Rasheed

Abdul A. Rasheed

Abdul A. Rasheed, EMBA Professor at UTArlington in Fort Worth

Eunice and James L. West Distinguished Professor, and Chair, Department of Management

Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh

Expertise: Corporate governance, franchising, international management, environment analysis

Courses taught: Experiencing the Global Environment: International Project

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Jerry Song

Jerry Song

Jerry Song, Finance Prof at UTArlington

Adjunct Professor of Finance

Ph.D., University of Mississippi

Expertise: International banking and finance, investment and portfolio theory, financial institutions, mergers and acquisitions, private equity, valuation

Courses taught: Accessing Capital Markets for Global Operations

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Chandra Subramaniam

Chandra Subramaniam

Chandra Subramaniam, Prof of Accounting | UTArlington EMBA

Interim Dean of the College, Professor of Accounting

Ph.D., University of Minnesota

Expertise: Financial and managerial accounting, management incentives, executive compensation, corporate governance

Courses taught: Making Strategic Decisions with Financial Data

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Martin Taylor

Martin Taylor

Martin Taylor, Prof of Accounting | Executive MBA at UTA

Professor of Accounting

Ph.D., The University of Texas at Austin

Expertise: Corporate social responsibility and sustainability, international accounting, internal auditing, external auditing

Courses taught: Optimizing Quality and Process with Accounting Information

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James T.C. Teng

James T.C. Teng

James T.C. Teng, Executive MBA Professor at UTA

Professor Emeritus of Information Systems

Ph.D., University of Minnesota

Expertise: Knowledge management; implementation of enterprise systems; IT diffusion, innovation and impact; business process change and systems implementation; IS/IT planning, management and outsourcing; impact of information technology on organizations and economy

Courses taught: Building an Intelligent and Innovative Enterprise

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