Administration

Academic Area Directors

Keith Jones
Area Director - Accounting, Professor and Deloitte Fellow
785-864-6997
Capitol Federal Hall, Room 4182

Academic Area

Accounting

Education

  • Ph.D. in Accounting, University of Arizona (2004)
  • Master of Accountancy, Brigham Young University (1995)
  • B.A. in Accounting, Brigham Young University (1995)
Modupe (Jide) Wintoki
Area Director - Analytics, Information, and Operations Management, Associate Professor and Koch Foundation Fellow
785-864-7515
Capitol Federal Hall, Room 3113

Academic Area

Finance

Education

  • Ph.D. in Finance, Terry College of Business, University of Georgia
  • B.S., University of Lagos
Ted Juhl
Area Director - Finance, Professor
785-864-4072
Capitol Federal Hall, Room 2187

Academic Area

Business Economics

Clint Chadwick
Area Director - Management and Entrepreneurship, Professor and Howard Fitch Research Fellow
785-864-7559
Capitol Federal Hall, Room 3182

Academic Areas

Management and Entrepreneurship

Education

  • Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania (1999)
  • M.A. in Management, University of Pennsylvania (1996)
  • MBA, Brigham Young University (1994)
Kissan Joseph
Area Director - Marketing and Business Law, Professor and Stockton Fellow
785-864-7535
Capitol Federal Hall, Room 2182

Academic Area

Marketing

Education

  • Ph.D. in Marketing (major field) and Econometrics (supporting field), Krannert Graduate School of Management at Purdue University (1992)
  • M.S. in Physics, Indian Institute of Technology, New Delhi (1985)

Academic Area Assistant Directors

Lisa L. Ottinger
Senior Lecturer and Master of Accounting Program Director
785-864-7572
Capitol Federal Hall, Room 4155E

Academic Areas

Accounting and Information Systems

Education

  • Ph.D., Texas A&M University
  • MBA, Texas A&M University
  • B.S., Texas Tech University
Joe Walden
Assistant Area Director - Analytics, Information, and Operations Management, Lecturer
785-864-1804
Capitol Federal Hall, Room 4111

Academic Areas

Decision Sciences and Supply Chain Management

Education

  • Ed.D. in Curriculum and Teaching, University of Kansas (2018)
  • Six Sigma, Motorola University
  • MBA (Concentration in Logistics), Florida Institute of Technology
  • M.S. in Systems Management, Florida Institute of Technology
  • M.A. in Operational Planning, US Army Command and General Staff College
  • M.S. in Engineering Management, University of Kansas
  • B.S. in Rural Sociology, North Carolina State University
Claire Rosenfeld
Assistant Area Director - Finance, Lecturer
785-864-3887
Capitol Federal Hall, Room 3114

Academic Area

Finance

Education

  • Ph.D. in Finance, University of Minnesota
  • B.S. in Business Administration, St. Joseph's University
Cynthia Steutermann
Assistant Area Director - Management and Entrepreneurship, Lecturer
785-864-6739
Capitol Federal Hall, Room 3172

Academic Areas

Management

Education

  • Ph.D., Saint Louis University (2014)
  • MBA, University of Kansas (1997)
  • BA, Ottawa University (1992)
Dan Galindau
Assistant Area Director - Marketing and Business Law, Lecturer
785-864-2889
Capitol Federal Hall, Room 3178

Academic Area

International Business

Education

  • MBA, University of Southern California (1983)
  • B.A., UCLA (1977)

Program Directors

Lisa L. Ottinger
Senior Lecturer and Master of Accounting Program Director
785-864-7572
Capitol Federal Hall, Room 4155E

Academic Areas

Accounting and Information Systems

Education

  • Ph.D., Texas A&M University
  • MBA, Texas A&M University
  • B.S., Texas Tech University
Christopher W. Anderson
Associate Dean - Undergraduate Programs, Anderson Chandler Professor
785-864-7340
Capitol Federal Hall, Room 2109

Academic Areas

Finance and International Business

Education

  • Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) (1998)
  • Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh (1995)
  • M.A. in Economics, University of Iowa (1990)
  • M.A. in Business, University of Iowa (1989)
  • B.B.A., University of Iowa (1987)
Executive Director of MBA and MSB Programs
785-864-7596, 913-897-8587
Capitol Federal Hall, Room 3155E

Areas

MBA and MSB

Jennifer Jordan
Director, Business Career Services
785-864-4446
Capitol Federal Hall, Room 1150

Area

Business Career Services Center

Education

Bachelor's in Psychology, Iowa State University

Master's in Counseling Psychology, University of Missouri-Columbia

Jinae Krieshok
MBA Director of Admissions
785-864-6738
Capitol Federal Hall, Room 3155B

Area

MBA and MSB

Education

MBA, University of Kansas

Bachelor of Business Administration, Washburn University

BA in Communication, Washburn University

Charly Edmonds
Director, Doctoral Program
785-864-3841
Capitol Federal Hall, Room 1193

Area

Student & Academic Services

Education

BA, Business Administration, Baker University

Greg Freix
Director - Master of Science in Business Supply Chain Management & Logistics, Lecturer
785-864-7544
Capitol Federal Hall, Room 2163

Academic Areas

Information Systems

Education

  • MBA, University of Kansas
  • M.A. in Management, Central Michigan University
  • B.S. in Chemistry, USAF Academy
John Hedeman
785-864-4583
Capitol Federal Hall, Room 2152

Education

AB, English, Princeton University, 1972

Med, Guidance and Counseling, The Johns Hopkins University, 1977

PhD, Higher Education, University of Illinois, 1993

Steven Johnson Jr.
Director of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) Student Programs
785-864-0096
Capitol Federal Hall, room 1184

Area

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) Student Programs

BBA Program Director, Lecturer
913-897-8479
BEST Building, Room 350M

Academic Area

Management

Education

  • Ph.D. in Strategic Management, University of Kansas
  • MBA, University of Kansas
Steve Leonard
Lecturer and Master of Organizational Leadership Program Director
785-864-8079
Capitol Federal Hall, Room 1030L

Academic Area

Management

Education

  • M.A. in Operational Planning, U.S. Army School of Advanced Military Studies
  • M.S. in Systems Management, Murray State University
  • B.S. in Engineering, University of Idaho
Dieter Schrader
Director of Jennett Finance Scholars Program, Lecturer
785-864-3999
Capitol Federal Hall, Room 2164

Academic Areas

Economics

Education

  • M.S. in Business-Finance, University of Kansas
  • M.A. in Economics, University of Kansas
  • B.S. in Economics, University of Kansas

Center Directors

Art Hall
Director - Brandmeyer Center for Applied Economics, Lecturer
785-864-5134
Capitol Federal Hall, Room 1030J

Academic Areas

Economics

Education

  • Ph.D. in Economics, University of Georgia (1991)
  • BA in Economics, Emory University (1985)
Steve Hillmer
Professor, Director - Davis Center for Figure Sense
785-864-7549
Capitol Federal Hall, Room 3101

Academic Area

Decision Sciences and Business Analytics

Education

  • Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison (1976)
  • Master's, University of Wisconsin-Madison (1974)
  • Bachelor's, Drake University (1971)
Tom Jindra
Director Emeritus

Academic Area

Supply Chain Management

Education

  • M.S. in Organizational Behavior, The University of Kansas School of Business
  • B.S. in Business Administration, Spring Arbor College
  • Associate Degree in Industrial Management, Jackson Community College
Will Katz
Director, KU Small Business Development Center
785-843-8844

Area

KU Small Business Development Center (KU-SBDC)

Douglas R. May
Professor
785-864-7520
Capitol Federal Hall, Room 4124

Academic Areas

Organizational Behavior

Education

  • Ph.D., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • M.A., University of Missouri-Columbia
  • B.A., University of Kansas
Wallace W. Meyer Jr.
Lecturer and Entrepreneurship Program Director
785-864-7583
Capitol Federal Hall, Room 1030E

Academic Area

Entrepreneurship

Education

  • MBA, Baker University (2005)
  • B.S., Franklin & Marshall College (1970)
Catherine Shenoy
Senior Lecturer and Center for Business Analytics Research Director
785-864-7519
Capitol Federal Hall, Room 2165

Academic Area

Finance

Education

  • Ph.D. in Finance, University of Kansas
  • MBA, University of Kansas
  • B.S. in Accounting, University of Kansas
Roger Woody
Lecturer
785-864-7579
Capitol Federal Hall, Room 1030M

Academic Area

Supply Chain Management

Education

  • MBA, Keller Graduate School of Management
  • B.A. in Sociology, Baylor University

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