KSU DBA Leadership, Scholars, and Staff

Program Leadership


The KSU DBA Program Leadership comprises faculty members from the Coles College of Business who are dedicated to ensuring the successful development of our DBA students. The leadership structure includes the following program directors and academic department coordinators.

  • Brian Rutherford

    Brian Rutherford Executive Director

    Brian RutherfordPosition:
    Executive Director

    Phone: (470) 578-7708
    Email: bruther1@kennesaw.edu
    Location: KC 418

  • Juanne Greene

    Juanne Greene Director

    Juanne GreenePosition:

    Phone: (470) 578-4729
    Email: jgreene@kennesaw.edu
    Location: KC 417

  • Divesh Sharma

    Divesh Sharma Accounting Program Coordinator

    Divesh SharmaPosition:
    Accounting Program Coordinator

    Phone: (470) 578-3593
    Email: dsharma2@kennesaw.edu
    Location: BB 202

  • Saurabh Gupta

    Saurabh Gupta Information Systems Program Coordinator

    Saurabh GuptaPosition:
    Information Systems Program Coordinator

    Phone: (470) 578-4966
    Email: sgupta7@kennesaw.edu
    Location: BB 488A

  • Susan Young

    Susan Young Management Program Coordinator

    Susan YoungPosition:
    Management Program Coordinator

    Phone: (470) 578-4536
    Email: syoun103@kennesaw.edu
    Location: KC 409

  • Mona Sinha

    Mona Sinha Marketing Program Coordinator

    Mona SinhaPosition:
    Marketing Program Coordinator

    Phone: (470) 578-2997
    Email: msinha1@kennesaw.edu
    Location: KH 2313


Coles DBA Scholars

The KSU DBA Program uses a number of scholars that are faculty members of the Coles College of Business. Coles DBA Scholars are highly respected scholars with a record of publishing in rigorous academic journals. Coles DBA Scholars engage in the Program through teaching and dissertation committee membership.

Global Scholars

The KSU DBA Program uses a select number of scholars who are faculty members outside of the Coles College of Business. Global Scholars are highly respected scholars, oftentimes leaders within their field, with a record of publishing in top academic journals. Global Scholars enhance the Program through teaching specific topic areas. Global Scholars can also be used, on occasion, as dissertation committee members.

Program Staff

The KSU DBA Program Staff focuses on aspects of the day-to-day operations and serve as a resource for student and faculty questions.

  • Amy Jordan

    Amy Jordan Faculty Services Coordinator

    Faculty Services Coordinator

    Phone: (470) 578-2802
    Email: ajorda60@kennesaw.edu
    Location: KC 407

  • Sobia Mufti

    Sobia Mufti Student Services Coordinator

    Student Services Coordinator

    Phone: (470) 578-4798
    Email: smufti@kennesaw.edu
    Location: KC 408