Administration

Neeli Bendapudi
Dean and H.D. Price Professor of Business
(785) 864-7575
203 Summerfield

Academic Area

Marketing

Background

Neeli Bendapudi is the Dean and H.D. Price Professor of Business at the KU School of Business and a scholar of marketing. She holds a doctorate from the University of Kansas, and she has taught at Texas A&M and the Ohio State University. Her research has appeared in Journal of Marketing, Journal of Marketing Research, Journal of Retailing and Harvard Business Review, among others.

Dean Bendapudi has taught at the undergraduate, MBA, Executive MBA and Ph.D. levels, and has received numerous college, university and national teaching awards. She has experience on public and private boards, and served as EVP and Chief Customer Officer of Huntington National Bank.

James P. Guthrie
Associate Dean of Academic Affairs, William and Judy Docking Professor of Business
(785) 864-7546
203-C Summerfield

Academic Area

Human Resources

Education

Ph.D., University of Maryland
MBA, SUNY at Buffalo
B.A., SUNY at Buffalo

Susan Scholz
Professor, Associate Dean, Faculty Development and Research
785-864-7554
203-B Summerfield

Academic Areas

Accounting and Information Systems

Education

Ph.D. Business Administration, University of Southern California

Academic Area Directors

Vincent Barker
Director of Management, Professor and Carl A. Scupin Faculty Fellow
(785) 864-7512
345-M Summerfield

Academic Areas

Strategic Management

Education

Ph.D., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
BBA, University of Michigan

William (Bill) L. Beedles
Professor, Director of Undergraduate Programs
(785) 864-7530
322 Summerfield

Academic Area

Finance

Education

PhD Finance, The University of Texas at Austin (1975)
Master's M.S. in Business, Kansas State University (1971)
Bachelor's B.S. in Business, Kansas State University (1970)

Steve Hillmer
Director of Finance, Economics and Decision Sciences, Professor
(785) 864-7549
345-D Summerfield

Academic Area

Decision Sciences and Supply Chain Management

Education

Ph.D. University of Wisconsin- Madison, 1976
Master's University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1974
Bachelor's Drake University, 1971

Jason O'Connor
Assistant Dean of Academic Programs, Director of Student Academic Services
(785) 864-5984
206 Summerfield

Academic Areas

Student & Academic Services

Education

Bachelor's in Psychology, University of Kansas 

Master of Science in Counseling Psychology, University of Kansas 

Lisa L. Ottinger
Senior Lecturer, Director of Master of Accounting Program
(785) 864-7572
350-H Summerfield

Academic Areas

Accounting and Information Systems

Education

PhD, Texas A&M University
MBA, Texas A&M University
BS, Texas Tech University

Catherine Shenoy
Director of the Center for Business Analytics Research, Director of Applied Portfolio Management, Senior Lecturer
(785) 864-7519
124-C Summerfield

Academic Area

Finance

Education

Ph.D. Finance, University of Kansas
Master of Business Administration, University of Kansas
B.S., Accounting, University of Kansas

Surendra N. Singh
Southwestern Bell Professor in Business, Director of Marketing, Entrepreneurship and Law
(785) 864-7531
226-L Summerfield

Academic Area

Marketing

Education

PhD (Business) University of Wisconsin, Madison
Master's (Marketing) University of Wisconsin, Madison
B.S. Benaras Hindu University, India

John Sweeney
Director of Accounting & Information Systems, Professor
(785) 864-7507
350-G Summerfield

Academic Area

Accounting

Education

Ph.D. in Business Administration, Accounting concentration. University of Missouri, 1992
M.B.A, Accounting concentration, Southern Illinois University – Carbondale, 1979
B.S. in Accounting, Quincy University, 1977


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