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CGC Leadership

Faculty

James G. Tompkins Ph.D.
Director of the Corporate Governance Center
Professor of Finance
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Dana R. Hermanson, Ph.D.
Director of Research
Mary and Jack Dinos Eminent Scholar Chair of Private Enterprise
Professor of Accounting
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Paul D. Lapides
Director Emeritus of Corporate Governance Center
Associate Professor of Management and Entrepreneurship

Kurt S. Schulzke Ph.D.
Director of Law, Ethics & Regulation
Associate Professor of Accounting & Business Law

 

Academic Fellows

Lucy F. Ackert, Ph.D.
Professor of Finance
Kennesaw State University

Deborah Archambeault
Associate Professor of Accounting
University of Dayton

Joseph H. Astrachan, Ph.D.
Wells Fargo Eminent Scholar Chair of Family Business
Professor of Management and Entrepreneurship
Kennesaw State University

Mark S. Beasley, Ph.D.
Director, Enterprise Risk Management Initiative
Deloitte Professor of Enterprise Risk Management
North Carolina State University

Joseph V. Carcello, Ph.D.
Director of Research, Corporate Governance Center
Ernst & Young Professor of Accounting and Information Management
University of Tennessee at Knoxville

Marcus L. Caylor Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Accounting
Kennesaw State University

Richard Clune, Ph.D.
Director, Internal Audit Center
Professor of Accounting
Kennesaw State University

James J. Cordeiro, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Business Administration and Economics
SUNY Brockport

F. Todd DeZoort
Professor of Accounting
University of Alabama

James Don Edwards, Ph.D.
Professor Emeritus
Former J.M. Tull Professor of Accounting
University of Georgia

Charles M. Elson, Ph.D.
Director, Weinberg Center for Corporate Governance
Woolard Chair of Governance
Professor of Law
University of Delaware

Kathryn K. Epps, Ph.D.
Director, School of Accountancy
Professor of Accounting
Kennesaw State University

Linda M. Hadden, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Management
Keene State College

James I. Herbert, Ph.D.
Director, Urban Enterprise Initiative
Professor of Management and Entrepreneurship
Kennesaw State University

Heather M. Hermanson, Ph.D.
Professor of Accounting
Kennesaw State University

Roger H. Hermanson, Ph.D.
Former Ernst & Young-J.W. Holloway Memorial Professor
Regents Professor of Accounting
Georgia State University

Mary C. Hill, Ph.D.
Professor of Accounting
Kennesaw State University

Charles W. Hofer, Ph.D. (Retired)
Regents Professor of Strategy and Entrepreneurship
Kennesaw State University

Richard W. Houston, Ph.D.
Professor of Accounting
University of Alabama

Daniel M. Ivancevich, Ph.D.
Professor of Accounting
University of North Carolina at Wilmington

Timothy Mathews, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Economics
Kennesaw State University

John P. McAllister, Ph.D. (Retired)
Professor of Accounting
University of North Florida

Terry L. Neal, Ph.D.
Richard Townsend Distinguished Accounting Professor
University of Tennessee at Knoxville

Jomon Aliyas Paul, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Quantitative Analysis
Kennesaw State University

K. Raghunandan, Ph.D.
Ryder Eminent Scholar Chair in Business Leadership
Professor of Accounting
Florida International University

Thomas Rautenstrauch, Ph.D.
Professor of Accounting
University of Applied Sciences in Business Administration (Zurich, Switzerland)

Zabihollah Rezaee, Ph.D.
Thompson-Hill Professor of Accounting
University of Memphis

Christine P. Ries, Ph.D.
Professor of Economics
Georgia Institute of Technology

Richard A. Riley, Ph.D.
Tanner Distinguished Professor of Public Accounting
Professor of Accounting
West Virginia University

Larry E. Rittenberg, Ph.D. (Retired)
Ernst & Young Professor of Accounting and Information Systems
University of Wisconsin

Michael S. Salvador, Ph.D.
Director, Executive Education Programs
Senior Lecturer of Management
Kennesaw State University

Divesh Sharma, Ph.D.
Professor of Accounting
Kennesaw State University

Vineeta Sharma, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Accounting
Kennesaw State University

Steve Smalt, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Accounting and Information Systems
Kennesaw State University

Jeffrey A. Sonnenfeld, Ph.D.
Senior Associate Dean, Executive Programs
Lester Crown Professor in the Practice of Management
Yale School of Management

Vijaya Subrahmanyam, Ph.D.
Professor of Finance
Mercer University

Mark H. Taylor, Ph.D.
Professor of Accounting
Case Western Reserve University

Sheb True, Ph.D.
Professor of Marketing
Kennesaw State University

Rajaram Veliyath, Ph.D.
Associate Dean of Research & Graduate Programs
Professor of Management
Kennesaw State University

Curtis C. Verschoor, Ph.D. (Retired)
Research Professor, School of Accountancy and MIS
DePaul University

Zhongxia (Shelly) Ye, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Accounting
University of Texas at San Antonio


Advisory Board

J. Michael Allred
Executive Vice President
DHR International
Atlanta, GA

Bonnie L. Bailey
Communication Advisor, words-edge.com
Atlanta, GA

C. Robert Barker
Law Offices of Robert Barker, P.C.
Atlanta, GA

J. Veronica Biggins
Partner, Hodge Partners
Atlanta, GA

Ray Christman
President and CEO (retired), FHLBank Atlanta
Chairman, Terwilliger Center for Workforce Housing, Urban Land Institute
Atlanta, GA

Gareth Clarke
Senior Advisor, Focus
Atlanta, GA

Patrick R. Dailey
Partner, Board Quest, LLC.
Atlanta, GA

Frank X. Dalton
General Partner, Fulcrum Ventures
Atlanta, GA

Margaret “Peggy” Espinda
Founder and President Emerita, Board of Directors Network, Inc.
Atlanta, GA

Neil D. Falis
Managing Counsel, Towers Perrin
Philadelphia, PA

William J. Ferguson
Co-chairman, FPL Associates
Chicago, IL

John Fernandes
President & CEO, AACSB International
Tampa, FL

Jeremy C. Garlington
Managing Partner, Point of View, LLC
Atlanta, GA

Dan Giannini
Retired Partner, PricewaterhouseCoopers
Atlanta, GA

Joe D. Goodwin
Founder, The Goodwin Group
Atlanta, GA

Ken Harmon
Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs
Kennesaw State University
Atlanta, GA

Cathy A. Harper
Vice President Corporate Strategy, UPS
Atlanta, GA

Jeffrey D. Horst
Partner, Krevolin & Horst, LLC
Atlanta, GA

Joel M. Koblentz
Senior Partner, The Koblentz Group
Atlanta, GA

James Kristie
Editor and Associate Publisher, Directors & Boards
Philadelphia, PA

Alexandra R. Lajoux
Chief Knowledge Officer, National Association of Corporate Directors
Washington, D.C.

Mary A. Madden
Executive Director, Atlanta Chapter of the National Association of Corporate Directors
Atlanta, GA

J. Allen Maines
Partner, Paul, Hastings, Janofsky & Walker LLP
Atlanta, GA

Joe Mallin
Managing Director, Pearl Meyer & Partners
Atlanta, GA

Art Medici
Managing Partner, 9th Degree Advisors, LLC
Vienna, VA

Edward B. Merino
Chief Executive Officer, Office of the Chairman
Irvine, CA

Rick Miller
Partner, Bryan Cave LLP
Atlanta, GA

Nell Minow
Co-founder, The Corporate Library
Portland, ME

Henry J. Murphy
Retired Partner, Arthur Andersen LLP
Atlanta, GA

Roger W. Raber
Senior Advisor and Former President and Chief Executive, National Association of Corporate Directors
Washington, D.C.

Jim Reda
Managing Director, James F. Reda & Associates, LLC
New York, NY

Eliot W. Robinson
Partner, Bryan Cave LLP
Atlanta, GA

Ty R. Sagalow
Executive Vice-President, Zurich North America Commercial
Schaumberg, IL

Andre Schnabl
Senior Partner Emeritus, Grant Thornton LLP
Atlanta, GA

Jeffrey L. Schulte
Partner, Morris, Manning & Martin
Atlanta, GA

L. William Seidman
Chief Commentator, CNBC-TV
Publisher of Bank Director
Washington, D.C.

Wayne Shortridge
Lead Director, Sanmina-SCI Corp.
San Jose, CA

Michael A. Siegel
Managing Director, Houlihan Lokey
Atlanta, GA

Ricky Steele
Chief Development Officer, Hunter Technical Resources LLC
Atlanta, GA

Richard L. Teters, Jr.
Managing Director, The SciTek Group, LLC
Atlanta, GA

Michael A. Torres
President, ERE Rosen Real Estate Securities, LLC
Berkeley, CA

Bernard van der Lande
Director, Stanton Chase International
Atlanta, GA

Arthur A. Weiss
Partner, Jaffe, Raitt, Heuer & Weiss
Detroit, MI

Rona Wells
President, Wells Holdings
Alpharetta, GA

Ronald I. Zall
Partner, Berenbaum, Weinshienk & Eason
Denver, CO