Faculty Expertise Listing 2021

By Discipline

KENNETH ANDERSON
Ph.D., University of Nebraska, Lincoln
anderson@gonzaga.edu 
 

MONICA BANYI
Ph.D., University of Arizona
Banyi@gonzaga.edu

GERHARD BARONE
Ph.D., University of Wisconsin, Madison
barone@gonzaga.edu
Expertise: Pricing of earnings components; earnings quality; accounting quality effects on cost of equity capital

ANDREW BRAJCICH
J.D., LL.M., University of Washington School of Law
Director, Graduate Accounting
brajcicha@gonzaga.edu
Expertise: International tax; S corporations; individual income tax, bow-tying

CATHY M. DEHART
C.P.A., B.B.A., Gonzaga University
dehart@gonzaga.edu
Expertise: Business writing; using Wave to set up an accounting system for small businesses, sustainability reporting 

MATTHEW HOAG
Ph.D., C.P.A., University of Tennessee
Coordinator of Accounting
hoag@gonzaga.edu
Expertise: Corporate governance; auditing; financial reporting

SARA KERN
Ph.D., C.P.A., State University of New York, Buffalo
kern@gonzaga.edu
Expertise: Forensic accounting, auditing, professional ethics, and internal controls

JILLIAN LABELLE
C.P.A., M.A.cc, Gonzaga University
labellej@gonzaga.edu
Expertise: Financial & managerial accounting at the principles level; individual taxation

DANIEL LAW
Ph.D., Washington State University
law@gonzaga.edu
Expertise: Job burnout; Managerial/cost accounting

CASEY MCNELLIS
Ph.D., C.P.A., Washington State University
mcnellis@gonzaga.edu
Expertise: Financial accounting and reporting

GARY WEBER
Ph.D., Arizona State University
Kinsey M. Robinson Chair of Business Administration
weber@gonzaga.edu
Expertise: Federal income tax of individuals, real estate, partnerships, corporations, and like-kind exchanges

 

ADRIANE LEITHAUSER
M.B.A., Gonzaga University
leithauser@gonzaga.edu

BRIAN STEVERSON
Ph.D., Tulane University
John L. Aram Chair of Ethics
steverson@gonzaga.edu
Expertise: Professional ethics; contractarian business ethics

 
DONALD HACKNEY
J.D., Gonzaga University School of Law
hackney@gonzaga.edu
Expertise: Bankruptcy and receivership; Catholic social teaching; constitutional law; contract law
 

CLARENCE BARNES
Ph.D., University of Tennessee
barnes@gonzaga.edu

JOHN BECK
Ph.D., Michigan State University
beck@gonzaga.edu
Expertise: State and local government tax policy; Henry George and land value taxation; federal tax policy

RANDALL BENNETT
Ph.D., Michigan State University
bennett@gonzaga.edu
Expertise: Sports economics; political economy; industrial organization

KEVIN HENRICKSON
Ph.D., University of Oregon
Erwin Graue Chair of Economics
henrickson@gonzaga.edu

RYAN HERZOG
Ph.D., University of Oregon
herzog@gonzaga.edu
Expertise: Monetary policy; using data to make business decisions

ERICA JOHNSON
Ph.D., University of Oregon
johnsone@gonzaga.edu
Expertise: Health economics; environmental economics; econometrics

MASHA TACKETT
Ph.D., West Virginia University
tacketm@gonzaga.edu
Expertise: Data analysis; Economics of Immigration; Economics of Gender

ANNIE VOY
Ph.D., University of Oregon
voy@gonzaga.edu
Expertise: International trade; international economic development

 

TODD FINKLE
Ph.D., University of Nebraska, Lincoln
Pigott Professor of Entrepreneurship
finkle@gonzaga.edu
Expertise: Creativity; entrepreneurship; entrepreneurship education

CHRISTOPHER STEVENS
Ph.D., Case Western Reserve University
stevensc@gonzaga.edu
Expertise: Social entrepreneurship; non-profit management and governance; strategic planning

 

MATTHEW MCPHERSON
Ph.D., West Virginia University
mcpherson@gonzaga.edu
Expertise: International finance; bankruptcy, community development

JUSTIN D. MORSCHECK
Ph.D., Washington State University
morscheck@gonzaga.edu
Expertise: Corporate payout policy; financial planning and analysis; financial spreadsheet engineering

DANIELLE XU
Ph.D., University of Arizona
Mozilo Chair of Business Administration
xu@gonzaga.edu
Expertise: Investments; international finance; big data analysis; SAS; Stata; fluent in Chinese (Mandarin)

YELIN ZHANG
Ph.D., Schulich School of Business, York University
zhangy2@gonzaga.edu
Expertise: corporate finance, entrepreneurial finance, and financial markets.

 

YEMISI AWOTOYE
Ph.D., Morgan State University
awotoye@gonzaga.edu
Expertise: Minority entrepreneurship; psychology of entrepreneurship; strategic management; international management

PAUL BULLER
Ph.D., University of Washington
buller@gonzaga.edu
Expertise: Strategic management; strategic human resource management; team building

REBECCA BULL-SCHAEFER
Ph.D., Purdue University
bullschaefer@gonzaga.edu
Expertise: Emotional contagion; performance appraisals (formats and methods); perception management and public speaking

MOLLY PEPPER
Ph.D., Arizona State University
Associate Dean, Undergraduate Programs
pepper@gonzaga.edu
Expertise: Mentoring; diversity training and intercultural competence; change management

DANIEL STEWART
Ph.D., Stanford University
Director, Hogan Entrepreneurial Leadership Program
stewartd@gonzaga.edu
Expertise: American Indian entrepreneurship; social status

 

TA-TAO CHUANG
Ph.D., Texas Tech University
chuang@gonzaga.edu
Expertise: Strategic use of information systems; web application development; data analytics

JOHN CORREIA
Ph.D., Washington State University
correia@gonzaga.edu
Expertise: 
Career Strategizing, Problematic Social Media Use, Mindfulness Theory

TIMOTHY J. OLSEN
Ph.D., Georgia Institute of Technology
olsent@gonzaga.edu
Expertise: Crowdsourcing; tech entrepreneurship and startups; business process management

 

SCOTT BOZMAN
Ph.D., Washington State University
bozman@gonzaga.edu
Expertise: Market research; branding; new product development

JAMES HELGESON
Ph.D., University of Oregon
helgeson@gonzaga.edu
Expertise: Marketing; consumer and respondent decision making; creativity and intuition

LADA KURPIS
Ph.D., University of Oregon
kurpis@gonzaga.edu
Expertise: International marketing (BRICS countries in particular); Russian economy and market; cross-cultural communication and cultural intelligence; social values research; sport marketing research; Fluent in Russian

PEGGY SUE LOROZ
Ph.D., University of Colorado, Boulder
loroz@gonzaga.edu
Expertise: Consumer psychology; Information processing, risk perception, persuasion; branding

VIVEK PATIL
Ph.D., University of Kansas
patil@gonzaga.edu
Expertise: Data mining; data visualization; marketing research

RICHARD VANN
Ph.D., University of Wyoming
vann@gonzaga.edu
Expertise: Health goals and health care access; sustainable business practices; ethical consumption; health care management; startup marketing; digital marketing

MARIELLA ZAVALA
Ph.D., University of California, Irvine
zavala@gonzaga.edu

 

MIRJETA BEQIRI
Ph.D., Southern Illinois University, Carbondale
Director, MBA Programs
beqiri@gonzaga.edu
Expertise: Data analysis; service quality; operations strategy

SCOTT HEDIN
Ph.D., University of South Carolina
hedin@gonzaga.edu
Expertise: Project management; data analysis; basic process innovation

ASHISH THATTE
Ph.D., University of Toledo
thatte@gonzaga.edu
Expertise: Supply chain management; manufacturing and operations management; lean thinking