Meet the New Faculty

Dipankar Chakravarti, Professor and Vice Dean for Programs

Areas of expertise: Marketing, consumer psychology. Credentials: PhD in industrial administration from Carnegie Mellon University, 1979. Most recently: Was the Ortloff Professor of Business at the University of Colorado in Boulder. Consuming interest: Chakravarti is a lifetime fellow and former president of the Society for Consumer Psychology.

Phillip H. Phan, Professor and Vice Dean for Faculty and Research

Areas of expertise: Corporate governance, strategy, technological entrepreneurship, and regional economic development. Credentials: PhD in strategic management from the University ofWashington, 1992. Most recently: WasWarren H. Bruggeman ’46 and Pauline Urban Bruggeman Distinguished Professor of Management at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. Why that name rings a bell: Phan has been quoted in TheWall Street Journal, CNBC, CNN, and Bloomberg News; he has authored several books and more than 80 research articles; and he has been a consultant for theWorld Bank, Hewlett-Packard, Nokia, Ernst & Young, and Singapore Airlines.

Maqbool Dada, Professor of Operations Management

Areas of expertise: Operations management, pricing models, health care systems. Credentials: PhD from MIT, 1984. Most recently: Was a professor of management at Purdue University. Other stops: Dada has also served on the faculty of the business schools at Northwestern University and the University of Illinois at Chicago.

Richard T. Roca, Professor

Areas of expertise: Practice and management of technology, research and development, engineering, working with federal agencies. Credentials: PhD in mechanical engineering from MIT, 1972. Most recently: Director of the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory since 1999; he will continue in that position while at the Carey Business School. Additional duties as assigned: As a member of the Carey faculty, Roca will advise on the new MBA curricula and facilitate joint initiatives involving Carey, APL, and the larger science and technology community.

Ravi Aron, Assistant Professor of Management Information Systems

Areas of expertise: Economics of global sourcing of services, information technology and health care, outsourcing and off-shoring. Credentials: PhD in information systems from New York University, 1999. Most recently: Taught at the University of Southern California; before that, at the University of Pennsylvania’sWharton School. Students’ delight: Aron has won several awards for teaching excellence at both NYU andWharton.

Chester G. Chambers, Assistant Professor of Operations Management

Areas of expertise: Technology management, supply-chain management, and operations strategy. Credentials: PhD in operations management from Duke University, 1999. Most recently: Was an assistant professor of IT and operations management at Southern Methodist University. In the classroom: Chambers has taught more than 40 course sections at the undergraduate, MBA, and executive MBA levels.

Hyeong-Min “Christian” Kim, Assistant Professor of Marketing

Areas of expertise: Decision making, behavioral pricing, brand and corporate image, luxury consumption. Credentials: PhD in marketing from the University of Michigan, 2001. Most recently: Was an assistant professor at Baruch College. What students can look forward to: Kim says he brings “diverse experience, passion, and knowledge” to the Carey Business School.

Adam Seth Litwin, Assistant Professor of Management

Areas of expertise: Strategic human resource management, health information technology. Credentials: PhD from MIT, 2008. Most recently: Defended his doctoral thesis, “The Employment Relationship and Information Technology.” Down under: In 2005, Litwin was a visiting scholar on the faculty of economics and business at the University of Sydney.

Catherine J. Morrison, Assistant Professor

Areas of expertise: Conflict management, business of medicine, human resources, health care management consulting. Credentials: JD, University of Pennsylvania, 1987. Most recently: For more than 10 years has been teaching courses on conflict resolution at the Carey Business School and at the Bloomberg School of Public Health. A multidisciplinary approach: Morrison has worked as an attorney, a teacher, a clinical practice and academic administrator, and a conflict resolution practitioner and consultant.

Stacey B. Lee, Lecturer

Areas of expertise: Ethics and social responsibility, business communications, legal issues in business. Credentials: JD, University of Maryland, 1995. Most recently: Was teaching upper-level business courses at Towson University. Another field: Was a star lacrosse player while attending the United States Military Academy.

Bonnie L. Robeson, Lecturer

Areas of expertise: Biochemistry, entrepreneurship. Credentials: PhD in nutritional biochemistry from West Virginia University, 1979. Most recently: Founded a company that manages research compounds used by life sciences firms. Familiar face: Has taught business courses at Johns Hopkins since 1989.

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