Faculty
Rohit Aggarwal
Associate Professor

Rohit Aggarwal is an Associate Professor of Information Systems at the David Eccles School of Business, University of Utah. He is an applied statistician and an econometrician by training.

Robert Allen
Professor

Robert D. Allen is a Professor and David Eccles Faculty Scholar at the University of Utah. Bob’s interest in auditing research began during his professional experience with Deloitte, Haskins & Sells in Los Angeles.

Lynn Ames
Adjunct Professor
Krishnan Anand
Associate Professor

Krishnan S. Anand is Associate Professor of Operations and Information Systems and David Eccles Scholar at the David Eccles School of Business at the University of Utah. Prior to joining the Eccles faculty, he was a faculty member at the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, and the Kellogg Graduate School of Management, Northwestern University.

Elena Asparouhova
Associate Professor

Professor Asparouhova’s research interests are in the area of theoretical and experimental financial economics. They include but are not confined to: the theory of asset pricing, corporate finance, experimental finance, general equilibrium theory, and econometrics.

Bonita Austin
Assistant Department Chair & Associate Professor (Lecturer)

Ms. Austin has a background in securities analysis and teaches strategy in the DESB. She received 4 teaching awards and serves as the Asst. Department Chair of Entrepreneurship & Strategy.

Dr. Abe Bakhsheshy
Professor and Director of Daniels Fund Ethics Initiative; Professor and Lecturer of Organizational Behavior; Entrepreneurship and Strategy Department

Dr. Abe is the David Eccles School of Business Daniels Fund Ethics Initiative Director and Professor (Lecturer) of Organizational Behavior.

Nitin Bakshi
Professor
Sachin Banker
Assistant Professor

Sachin Banker is an Assistant Professor of Marketing at The University of Utah’s David Eccles School of Business.

Jay Barney
Presidential Professor

Jay Barney is a Presidential Professor of Strategic Management and the Pierre Lassonde Chair of Social Entrepreneurship.

Shmuel Baruch
Associate Professor

Shmuel Baruch is an Associate Professor of Finance at the University of Utah. His research focuses primarily on theoretical issues in the economics of trading (market microstructure).

David Bauman
Associate Instructor

David Bauman is the Director of Global Workplace Solutions for CBRE’s Salt Lake City office, and adjunct professor in the University of Utah’s Master of Real Estate Development program.

Blake Bauman
Associate Instructor

Mr. Bauman is a shareholder in the law firm of Ray Quinney & Nebeker and is the Chair of the Firm’s Real Estate Section.

Scott Becker
Associate Instructor
Lyda Bigelow
Associate Professor

Lyda Bigelow is Associate Professor of Entrepreneurship and Strategy, a David Eccles Faculty Fellow, and PhD program Coordinator for Entrepreneurship and Strategy.

Michael Blackburn
Adjunct Professor
Bradden Blair
Assistant Professor/Lecturer, Director of IS Programs

Bradden is passionate about leveraging technology to achieve strategic objectives and maintain a competitive advantage. He is an experienced information technologist, and an advocate for open source technology and agile development.

Lee Boam
Assistant Professor (Lecturer)

Research interests are in two areas; organizational behavior and international business.

Bryan Bonner
Professor
Peter Bossaerts
Research Professor

Peter Bossaerts is David Eccles Professor of Finance at the David Eccles School of Business of the University of Utah. He received a licentiate and doctorandus degree in applied economics from the University of Antwerp in Belgium, and after coursework in statistics at the Free University Brussels, a PhD in Management (Finance) from the University of California, Los Angeles.

Gunther Branham
Associate Instructor
Jack Brittain
Professor, Pierre Lassonde Presidential Chair in Entrepreneurship

Jack Brittain is the Pierre Lassonde Presidential Chair in Entrepreneurship at the David Eccles School of Business and is currently teaching Managing and Leading and Leading Innovation for the Management Department.

Paul Brown
The James Lee Sorenson Presidential Endowed Chair for Business Applied Research, and Professor (Lecturer) of Impact Investing

Paul Brown holds the James Lee Sorenson Presidential Endowed Chair for Social Entrepreneurship and Impact Investing. He is also a Professor (Lecturer) in the Entrepreneurship and Strategy Department.

Jennifer Brown
Professor
Anthony Brownlow
Instructor (lecturer)
Barclay Burns
Research Assistant Professor (Lecturer)
Marci Butterfield
Associate Professor (Lecturer)

Marci Butterfield teaches introductory courses in financial and managerial accounting. She is the faculty advisor for Beta Alpha Psi. She enjoys teaching the students at the University of Utah.

Brian Cadman
Associate Professor

Brian Cadman is an associate professor of Accounting. His research focuses on the performance measurement and corporate governance. He teaches managerial accounting to Master’s students.

Matthew Campbell
Associate Instructor
Kathryn Cañas
Professor (Lecturer)

Dr. Kathryn A. Cañas is a member of the Management Department; teaching currently includes courses on managing diversity, business communication, and pedagogical theories and practices on both undergraduate and graduate levels.

Steve Carson
Chair, David Eccles Faculty Fellow, Associate Professor

Dr. Carson’s research and teaching interests focus on marketing strategy and management, marketing channels, innovation, outsourcing and internet marketing.

Shannon Leanne Charles
Associate Professor (Lecturer)

Shannon L. Charles is an Associate Professor (Lecturer) of accounting at the University of Utah. She earned her PhD from Oklahoma State University in 2000.

Jeffrey L. Coles
Samuel S. Stewart, Jr. Presidential Chair in Business David Eccles Chair & Professor of Finance

Jeffrey L. Coles is Professor of Finance and the Samuel S. Stewart Presidential Chair at the David Eccles School of Business.

Mike Cooper
Department of Finance Chair

Dr. Cooper’s research is focused on equity returns predictability, related data-snooping issues, and the behavior of mutual fund investors.

Jennifer Cummings
Assistant Professor (Lecturer)

Jennifer Cummings is a Assistant Professor (Lecturer) in the Management Department, at the David Eccles School of Business Visiting Assistant Professor in the Department of  Communication at the University of Utah.

Wagner Damiani
Visiting Professor
Chris Dansie
Assistant Professor (Lecturer)

Dr. Dansie has over 20 years experience in architecting, developing, securing and operating information technology solutions.

Flyn Dawson
Director, Ivory-Boyer Real Estate Center and Associate Instructor

Flyn Dawson is the director of the Ivory-Boyer Real Estate Center and an associate instructor for the MRED program. Additionally, Flyn is a senior vice president / senior relationship manager in the Core Real Estate Banking Group at Zions Bank.

Kristina Diekmann
Chair & David Eccles Professor of Business Ethics

Dr. Diekmann’s research investigates how individuals behave in organizations, with a focus on fairness and ethics, negotiation, decision making, social perception and impression management.

Paul Dowling
Assistant Professor (Lecturer)

Paul teaches Marketing Management and International Business, serves as a faculty advisor for the collegiate chapter of the American Marketing Association, and supervises the Marketing Major’s internship program.

Robert Dubil
Associate Professor (Lecturer)

Professor Robert Dubil returned to research and teaching in 2001 after a successful 12-year Wall Street career where he worked as a corporate risk manager, and fixed income and equity derivative trader at Merrill Lynch, UBS, JP Morgan and Chase.

Richard Dunie
Assistant Professor (Lecturer)

Rick is an Assistant Professor (Lecturer) in the Department of Management.

Martha Eining
Director and David Eccles Professor

Martha M. Eining  is the Director of the School of Accounting at the University of Utah. She teaches in the area of fraud, auditing and accounting information systems at the undergraduate, graduate and Ph.D. level.

Tom Eldredge
Associate Professor (Lecturer)

Tom Eldredge is an Associate Professor (Lecturer) in the Accounting Department and Professional Standards Partner at Grant Thornton LLP.

Atif Ellahie
Assistant Professor

Atif Ellahie, Ph.D, CFA focuses on quantitative research in accounting and financial economics, and also teaches financial reporting analysis to Master of Accounting students.

Shyam Gopinath
Assistant Professor

Shyam Gopinath is an Assistant Professor of Marketing at the David Eccles School of Business, University of Utah. He received his Ph.D. in Marketing from Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University.

Manu Goyal
Assistant Professor

Manu Goyal is an Assistant Professor in Operations Management. Manu’s research focusses on information flows in supply chains, information leakage, innovation, and flexibility.

Abbie Griffin
Royal L. Garff Presidential Chair in Marketing

Abbie holds the Royal L. Garff Presidential Chair in Marketing at the Eccles School, where she teaches business-to-business marketing and first-year core marketing classes to MBA students.

Gary Grikscheit
Professor

Professor Grikscheit is the Discussion Method Scholar at The University of Utah David Eccles School of Business. He holds A.B, M.B.A., and Ph.D. degrees from Harvard University, The University of Michigan, and Michigan State University, respectively.

Chunxia Gu
Visiting Scholar
Kathy Hajeb
Assistant Professor (Lecturer) & Director

Kathy Hajeb teaches courses and directs programs in innovation and entrepreneurship, helping students match their passion with a purpose.

La Var Harline
Associate Professor

N. La Var Harline teaches both undergraduate and graduate tax accounting courses including basic taxation, tax research, deferred compensation & retirement planning, and business and tax strategies, estate & gift taxation.

Rachel Hayes
Chair & Professor

Dr. Rachel Hayes is the chair of the School of Accounting. Her research interests include disclosure and the use of accounting information in compensation and other governance settings.

Davidson Heath
Assistant Professor

Davidson Heath is Assistant Professor of Finance at the University of Utah’s David Eccles School of Business.

Dr. Bill Hesterly
Associate Dean, Faculty & Research; Zeke & Katherine Dumke Chair and Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, Department of Management; Professor in the Department of Management and the Department of Entrepreneurship & Strategy

As associate dean, Dr. Hesterly leads the Eccles School faculty in research and academic affairs.

Norman Hoffmann
Adjunct Instructor

With almost three decades experience in business development and media acquisitions, Norman Hoffmann brings a wealth of real-world experience to the classroom and consulting assignments.

Cole Holmes
Associate Professor (Lecturer) and Undergraduate Program Director

Dr. Cole E. Holmes is an Associate Professor/Lecturer and the Undergraduate Program Director for the Department of Management at the University of Utah.

Joseph Horton
Executive Adjunct Professor

Masters in Hospital Administration and 32 years as a healthcare executive with Intermountain Healthcare, including 15 years as CEO of Primary Children’s Hospital and 5 years as Senior Vice President.

Paul Hu
Professor

Paul Hu is a David Eccles Chair Professor in the Department of Operations and Information Systems. His research interests include technology use, evaluations, and impacts, business intelligence and analytics information technology in health care, technology implementation in organizations, and e-commerce.

Mark Jansen
Assistant Professor

Professor Jansen’s research interests include private equity, entrepreneurial finance, M&A, and consumer finance.

Philip Jeffs
Director, MAcc

Philip Jeffs is the Director of the School of Accounting and Assistant Professor (Lecturer) of accounting. Philip is a licensed CPA in the State of Utah. He earned his MBA from the University of Utah.

Avner Kalay
Francis A. Madsen Professor of Finance

Avner Kalay is the Francis A. Madsen Professor of Finance in the Finance Department. His research interest include corporate finance (in particular corporate dividend policy, taxation, and investment policy), capital market theory and efficiency, economics of information, agency theory, optimal contracting, real options, and microstructure of markets.

Michael King
Assistant Professor (Lecturer)

Michael King is an assistant professor in the David Eccles School of Business at the University of Utah. He has 20+ years of technical and managerial experience as a systems and network engineer.

Tamar Kreps
Assistant Professor

Tamar Kreps’ research investigates ethical beliefs in organizations: when people take ethical stances, how moralization affects social interactions, and how people view leaders who moralize.

Gates Lamb
Office Assistant at Eccles Corporate Outreach
Lynn Leary-Meyers
Assistant Professor, Lecturer

Lynn Leary-Meyers is an Assistant Professor, Lecturer in the Finance Department. She teaches classes in corporate finance, investments, and international finance.

Michael Lewis
Associate Professor (Lecturer)

Before the U, Michael spent 7 years of active duty in the U.S. Air Force, was an Auditor at KPMG-Silicon Valley, a Senior Analyst with Apple Computer-R&D, and ran a consulting group at Indiana University.

Karl Lins
Spencer Fox Eccles Chair in Banking and Professor of Finance

Karl researches primarily in the areas of international corporate governance and capital markets, and presents his research at academic and practitioner conferences worldwide.

Xiao Liu
Assistant Professor
Uri Loewenstein
Madsen Professor of Finance

Uri Loewenstein is the Francis Madsen Professor of Finance.

Dan Lundergan
Executive Director and Adjunct Associate Instructor

Dan has worked for University of Utah Health for more than four decades and currently serves as an instructor in the Master of Healthcare Administration program.

Robert Lutz
Associate Professor (Lecturer)

Bob Lutz is an Associate Professor (Lecturer) in the  Finance Department and an Assistant Professor, Weber St. University.

Daniele Macciocchi
Assistant Professor

 Daniele Macciocchi is an Assistant Professor of Accounting at the University of Utah. His research focuses on the role of corporate disclosure and governance in capital markets and other settings.

Kristof Madarasz
Associate Professor
Adam Meirowitz
Professor

Adam Meirowitz is a Professor in the Finance Department. He studies the use of game theoretic and quantitative methods to study collective decision-making and political institutions.

Himanshu Mishra
Professor
Arul Mishra
Professor
William Moore
David Eccles Professor of Marketing

Bill Moore received his BS and MBA from Oklahoma State University and Ph.D. from Purdue. He taught at Columbia University. He teaches courses in Marketing Analytics and Bayesian Statistics in Marketing.

Jeff Nielsen
Associate Professor (Lecturer)

Jeff Nielsen is an Associate Professor (Lecturer) in the Department of Entrepreneurship and Strategy.

Bill Oakley
Assistant Professor (Lecturer), Director of AdThing
Jaelynn Oh
Assistant Professor

Jaelynn Oh is an Assistant Professor in the Operations & Information Systems.

Chong Oh
Assistant Professor (Lecturer)

Dr. Oh teaches dynamic web development, emerging web technology, database fundamentals, and introduction to IS.

Yihui Pan
Assistant Professor

Yihui Pan is an Assistant Professor of Finance at the University of Utah’s David Eccles School of Business, researching and teaching in corporate finance and corporate governance.

Mark Parker
Associate Dean of Programs, Professor (Lecturer)

As associate dean of programs Dr. Parker is responsible for all academic programs offered at the Eccles School.

Scott Parker
Executive Adjunct Professor

Scott Parker is President Emeritus of Intermountain Healthcare. He was the founding CEO. He also chaired the American Hospital Association as well as the International Hospital Federation.

Tony Passey
Assistant Professor lecturer

Tony Passey is an Assistant Professor, Lecturer in the Eccles School of Business. His areas of expertise include digital marketing channels, digital strategy for brands and conversion optimization.

Teresa Pavia
Associate Professor

Teresa Pavia, Ph.D. has been recognized for her teaching skills and has published research in the intersection of consumer behavior and health care, new product development, and consumer behavior.

Xiaoxia Peng
Assistant Professor

Xiaoxia (Sasha) Peng is an Assistant Professor at University of Utah’s David Eccles School of Business, School of Accounting.

Nabita Penmetsa
Assistant Professor

Nabita is an Assistant Professor in the Operations group at Eccles School of Business, University of Utah.

Mark Peterson
Associate Instructor
Aaron Phillips
Assistant Professor (Lecturer)

Aaron T. Phillips teaches a variety of courses in the Management Department. His teaching philosophy centers on cultivating respect in learning communities.

Scott Pickett
Professor (Lecturer)

Scott brings to the School of Accounting 28 years of Big Four public accounting experience. He has deep client experience which translates into meaningful, hands-on experiences for students.

David Plumlee
David Eccles Professor

David Plumlee is a David Eccles Professor in the School of Accounting. He has taught in all areas of accounting, except tax. His research involves how people use information to make judgments in accounting and auditing settings.

Marlene Plumlee
David Eccles Faculty Fellow & Associate Professor

Marlene A. Plumlee is an Associate Professor and David Eccles Faculty Fellow. She received her Ph.D. from the University of Michigan in 1997.

Taft Price
Assistant Professor (Lecturer)
Vandana Ramachandran
Assistant Professor

Vandana Ramachandran is an Assistant Professor in the Operations & Information Systems Department. She examines information consumption of online consumers and the digitization of information and teaches Information Systems Analysis.

Taylor Randall
Dean & George S. Eccles Faculty Fellow, School of Accounting Professor

Dean Randall has led the Eccles School since 2009.

Georgi Rausch
Assistant Professor (Lecturer)

Georgi Rausch is a Assistant Professor (Lecturer) in the Management Department. She teaches communications and business ethics.

Luis Rayo
John W. McIntyre Family Endowed Chair for Free Market Economics & Professor of Finance

Luis Rayo is an applied economic theorist specializing in incentive theory and information economics. He is a Professor of Finance and holds the David Eccles Chair in Microeconomic Theory and Business Economics at the University of Utah

Matthew Ringgenberg
Associate Professor

Matthew Ringgenberg is an Associate Professor of Finance at the David Eccles School of Business. His research focuses on equity lending, short selling, ETFs, and the economics of information.

Alan Sandomir
Associate Professor (Lecturer)

Alan Sandomir is an Associate Professor (Lecturer) in the Marketing Department. He teaches classes in marketing and business thought.

Richard Saouma
Visiting Assistant Professor

Richard is a visiting assistant professor in the accounting department.

Debra Scammon
MHA Program Director, Emma Eccles Jones Professor

Debra’s primary areas of research interest relate to consumers’ ability to navigate the marketplace, particularly for healthcare. Current research is focused on issues faced by family caregivers.

Scott Schaefer
Kendall D. Garff Chair in Business Administration & Professor of Finance

Scott Schaefer is Kendall D. Garff Chair in Business Administration and Professor of Finance. He teaches microeconomics and managerial economics.

Jim Schallheim
Professor

James Schallheim is the Richard T. Pratt Professor of Finance and has been at the U since 1980. He also serves as the Executive Secretary and Treasurer of the American Finance Association.

Glen Schmidt
David Eccles Professor of Business

Glen Schmidt focuses on New Product Development and Supply Chain Management. His research and teaching have won numerous awards at INFORMS, POM, and the DESB.

Jordan Schoenfeld
Assistant Professor

Jordan is originally from Cleveland, OH. Previously he has worked for Deloitte & Touche in Washington, DC and Chicago IL. Jordan is a licensed CPA and received his Ph.D. from the University of Michigan.

Bill Schulze
Professor

Bill Schulze is a David Eccles Professor in the Department of Entrepreneurship and Strategy. He teaches courses in technological strategy.

Orie Shelef
Assistant Professor
Olivia Sheng
Presidential Professor, Emma Eccles Jones President's Chair in Business

Olivia R. Liu Sheng is Presidential Professor and Emma Eccles Jones Presidential Chair of Information Systems at the David Eccles School of Business, University of Utah.

Roger Silvers
Assistant Professor

Roger is the James A. Griggs Fellow at the University of Utah’s School of Accounting.

Jason Snyder
Assistant Professor
Harris Sondak
Professor of Business and Ethics
Sankar Srinivasan
Asisstant Professor (Lecturer)
Sankar Srinivasan
Assistant Professor (Lecturer)
Flannery Stevens
Assistant Professor

Flannery’s research focuses on the sources and consequences of inequality in organizations at both a micro and macro level.

Stephen Stubben
David Eccles Faculty Fellow & Associate Professor

Stephen Stubben teaches and conducts research in financial accounting. His current research focuses primarily on accounting standards, firms’ application of these standards, the quality of the resulting accounting information, and how that information is used in business decisions.

Lynn Suksdorf
Associate Instructor

Lynn Suksdorf is a part-time adjunct Associate Instructor in the Management Department. He teaches courses on management, international management, and business. He has led 23 study abroad trips and traveled to 81 countries.

Subhashree Sundar
Assistant Professor, Lecturer
David R. Tannenbaum
Assistant Professor
Elizabeth Tashjian
Associate Professor

Elizabeth Tashjian is an Associate Professor of Finance, Director of the Undergraduate Finance Program, and Garn Faculty Fellow at the University of Utah.

Elizabeth Tenney
Assistant Professor, David Eccles Emerging Scholar

Elizabeth R. Tenney is an Assistant Professor in the Management Department at the University of Utah’s Eccles School of Business.

Andrea Thomas
Professor Marketing, Director Business Scholars
Steven Ting
Associate Instructor

Steven Ting is an Associate Instructor in the Finance Department.

Weiyu Tsai
Associate Professor, Lecturer

Weiyu Tsai is an associate professor of the Department of Operations and Information Systems. His research has been published in top academic journals and teaching classes on data analysis.

Brad Vierig
Associate Dean

Brad is the Associate Dean. He is responsible for the Executive MBA, Professional MBA, Full-time MBA, Online MBA and Executive Education Programs. He teaches Corporate Finance.

Danny Wall
Director, Associate Professor

Danny Wall is the Director of the MRED and MSF Programs at the David Eccles School of Business and Associate Professor of Finance.

Stephen Walston
Professor (Lecturer)

Dr. Stephen L. Walston is a Professor (lecturer) for the David Eccles School of Business. He specializes in healthcare strategy and organizational behavior/design.

Don Wardell
Chair & Professor

Dr. Wardell is Francis A. Madsen Scholar at the Eccles School. His teaching and research interests are in quantitative applications to business, including analytics, quality and service operations.

Chris L. Wasden
Executive Director

Dr. Wasden has a doctorate in human and organizational learning from George Washington University in Washington, DC, an MBA from the UCLA Anderson School, and bachelor degrees in accounting (BS) and Asian studies (BA) from Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah.

Ruchi Watson
Executive Director, Strategic Initiatives and Assistant Professor (Lecturer)

Ms. Watson works with the Dean of the David Eccles School of Business on initiatives of strategic importance to the school.

George W. “Buzz” Welch
Associate Professor (Lecturer) & Managing Director

Mr. Welch earned an MBA from DePaul University in 1986 and a BS degree in Speech Communication from the University of Utah in 1982. He is married to Kelly and enjoys their four children.

Laura Wellman
Assistant Professor

 Laura’s research focuses on the flow of political information to various economic actors. She has published articles in such journals as The Accounting Review and Review of Accounting Studies.

Kevin Williams
Assistant Professor

Kevin is an applied microeconomics economist whose research focuses on higher education, peer effects, social networks, and labor economics. He received his Ph.D. in Economics from UC Davis in 2016.

D. Bradley Williams
Instructor (Lecturer) and ENTP Program Director
Alayna Williamson
Associate Professor of Finance and Director of Business Scholars

Ms. Williamson graduated with an MS Finance and MBA from the University of Utah. She spent many years in corporate finance. She now teaches Finance courses as well as directs Business Scholars.

Mary Paige Witt
Assistant Professor

Paige Witt worked as an auditor for Deloitte for 9 years and in financial reporting for Northern Trust for 3 years. She is a Certified Public Accountant and audit professor for the University of Utah.

Robert Wuebker
Assistant Professor

Holds a B.A. in Philosophy from Ohio State University, MBA in Technology Management from EDHEC-Institut Theseus, and Ph.D. in Management from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.

Todd Zenger
Chair & Presidential Professor of Strategy and Strategic Leadership

Department chair, N. Eldon Tanner Chair of Strategy and Strategic Leadership, and Presidential Professor at the University of Utah David Eccles School of Business.

Feng Zhang
Assistant Professor

Dr. Zhang’s research has been published in elite finance journals and featured in numerous media reports.