Information on faculty members of the Penn State Smeal MBA Program.

Smeal Voices

"The faculty across the four concentrations are thoughtful leaders who are also truly amazing teachers, and my classmates have brought to the program a wide variety of industry experience and perspective that together create a very enriching classroom environment."
- James Babb, Penn State Smeal MBA Class of 2019

One of the advantages of pursuing an MBA at the Penn State Smeal College of Business is the opportunity to work closely with distinguished professors who couple world-renowned research expertise with practical knowledge and experience. These award-winning teachers, researchers, consultants, and authors specialize in bringing complex business concepts to life.

Jason Acimovic, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Supply Chain Management

Saurabh Bansal, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Supply Chain Management

Forrest Briscoe, Ph.D.
Professor of Management, Frank and Mary Jean Smeal Research Fellow

Dave Cather, Ph.D.
Clinical Professor of Risk Management

Stephen Carpenter, MBA
Adjunct Instructor

Frank Chelko, MS
Associate Teaching Professor

Shawn Clark, Ph.D.
Clinical Professor of Innovation and Entrepreneurship, Michael J. Farrell Endowed Professor for Entrepreneurship, Program Chair, Committee for Centers and Institutes, MBA CIENT Options Planning Team, Director of Farrell Center for Corporate Innovation and Entrepreneurship, Program Coordinator, Faculty Liaison - Smeal Board of Visitors Innovation Subcommittee

Kimberly Cornaggia, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Finance

Keith Crocker, Ph.D.
The William Elliott Chaired Professor of Insurance and Risk Management

Raghu Garud, Ph.D.
Professor of Management and Organization, Farrell Chair in Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Lou Gattis, Ph.D.
Clinical Professor of Finance

Fariborz Ghadar, Ph.D.
Professor of Finance, William A. Schreyer Chair in Global Management, Policies and Planning, Director of Center for Global Business Studies

Dennis Gioia, DBA
Robert & Judith Auritt Klein Professor of Management

Dan Givoly, Ph.D.
Ernst & Young Professor of Accounting

Terrence Guay, Ph.D.
Clinical Professor of International Business

Andy Gustafson, Ph.D.
Senior Lecturer

David Huff, Ph.D.
Clinical Professor of Supply Chain & Information Systems

Stephen Humphrey, Ph.D.
Professor of Management and Organization, Alvin H. Clemens Professor of Management

William Kracaw, Ph.D.
Professor of Finance, David and Shirley Sykes Professor, Department Head of Finance

Jeffrey Krug, Ph.D.
Assistant Teaching Professor, Assistant Teaching Professor, Program Coordinator

Tony Kwasnica, Ph.D.
Professor of Risk Management

Anh Le, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Finance

David Lenze, MBA
Assistant Teaching Professor

John Liechty, Ph.D.
Professor of Marketing

Jason Lunn, Ph.D.
Assistant Clinical Professor of Finance

Nancy Mahon, Ph.D.
Assistant Clinical Professor

Vilmos Misangyi, Ph.D.
Professor of Strategic Management, BNY Mellon Fellow, Department Head of Management and Organization

Ralph Oliva, Ph.D.
Professor of Marketing

Andrew Petersen, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Marketing

Nick Petruzzi, Ph.D.
Professor of Supply Chain Management, Robert G. and Caroline Schwartz Professor of Business

Arvind Rangaswamy, Ph.D. 
Jonas H. Anchel Professor of Marketing

Sajay Samuel, Ph.D.
Clinical Professor of Accounting

Johanna Slot, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Marketing

Timothy Simin, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Finance, Smeal Research Fellow in Finance

Chloe Tergiman, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Risk Management

Steve Tracey, MBA
Professor, Executive Director for Center Supply Chain Research and Penn State Executive Programs

Albert Vicere
Professor of Business Administration, Professor of Management and Organization

Stefan Wuyts, Ph.D.
Professor of Marketing

Jiro Yoshida, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Business

Charlene Zietsma, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, John and Becky Surma Dean's Research Fellow