Academic Catalog
2022-2023

Administration and Faculty

Senior Administration

Dr. Robert K. McMahan, Jr., President
Dr. James Z. Zhang, Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost
Mr. Thomas W. Ayers, Vice President for Administration and Finance
Giuseppe Rizza, Vice President for University Advancement and External Relations
Ms. Tracie Jones, Interim Vice President for Enrollment and Co-operative Services
Dr. LB McCune, Vice President for Student Life and Dean of Students
Mr. Geoffrey Marsh, Interim Vice President of Instructional, Administrative, and Informational Technology
Dr. Christine M. Wallace, Vice President for Kettering Global
Mr. Donald G. Rockwell, University Counsel

Deans

Dr. Haseeb Ahmed, Interim Dean, School of Management, Professor of Finance,
Dr. Scott Grasman, Interim Dean, College of Engineering, Professor of Industrial Engineering
Dr. Scott W. Reeve, Dean, Graduate School and Sponsored Research, Professor of Chemistry
Dr. Kathryn Svinarich, Associate Provost for Assessment & Academic Support,  Dean, College of Sciences and Liberal Arts, Associate Professor of Physics

KUO Faculty

The Kettering University Online faculty listed below have been designated to teach the graduate courses for our programs.  The majority hold doctorates and nearly all of them have consulting experience in industry and business.

Danielle L. Babb, Contributing Faculty, School of Management-KUO
B.S. 1997, University of California - Riverdale; MBA 2000, University of Redlands; Ph.D. 2004, Capella University

Anjali Barnick, Contributing Faculty, School of Management-KUO
B.S. 1990, University of Massachusetts; M.B.A. 2002, Cleveland State University; M.A. 2014, Cleveland State University; Ph.D. 2015, Cleveland State University

Eugene Bell, Contributing Faculty, School of Management-KUO
B.S. 1992, Bradley University; M.B.A. 2003, Keller Graduate School of Management

Mark E. Brown, Contributing Faculty, School of Management, Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering-KUO
B.S. 1970, Worcester Polytechnic Institute; Ph.D. 1977, University of Minnesota

Kelly Bruning, Contributing Faculty, School of Management-KUO
B.S. 1994 & M.B.A. 1998 Lake Superior State University; Ph.D. 2003 Capella University

Richard Bushart, Contributing Faculty, School of Management-KUO
B.B.A. 1995, Northwood University; M.B.A. 2000, Davenport University; D.B.A. 2015, Northcentral University 

Kathleen M. Chao, Contributing Faculty, School of Management-KUO 
B.S. 1986, Kettering University; M.S. 1998, Oakland University 

Deloris Easley, Contributing Faculty, School of Management-KUO
B.S. 1992, Montclair State University; M.B.A. 2002, Keller Graduate School of Management; D.B.A. 2016, Capella University

Michael Eblenkamp, Contributing Faculty, School of Management, Industrial Manufacturing Engineering-KUO
B.S. 1992, University of Applied Science, Germany; M.S. 1993, University of Applied Science, Germany

Joy Gianakura, Contributing Faculty, School of Management-KUO
B.S. 1989, Central Michigan University; M.Ed. 1998, Grand Valley State University; Ed.D 2013, Central Michigan University

Juan Diego Gomez, Contributing Faculty, College of Engineering-KUO 
Ph.D. Computer Science 2013, Universite de Geneve, Switzerland; MSc Technology Information and Data Analysis 2010, Universidad Rey Juan Carlos, Madrid, Spain; MSc Computer Vision and Artificial Intelligence 2009, Universitat de Autonoma de Barcelona, Spain; MSc Computer Science and Software Engineering 2006, Universidad Technologica de Pereira, Columbia, South America 

Leonard Grinstead, Contributing Faculty, School of Management-KUO
Ed.D. 2019, Northern Illinois University; MSIR 1991, University of Wisconsin; M.B.A. 1986, Rochkhurst University; B.A. 1977, Rockhurst University

Sandra Hindo, Contributing Faculty, Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering
B.A. 2005, MPA 2007, Ph.D. 2010, Wayne State University

Janie Jacobs, Contributing Faculty, School of Management-KUO
B.S.1996, Central Michigan University, M.B.A. 2005. Baker College, Ed.D. 2021 Grand Canyon University

Alice Jarvis, Contributing Faculty, Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering-KUO
B.S. 1976, University of Virginia; Ph.D. 1982, University of California - San Diego

Jose Luis Jauregui, Contributing Faculty, School of Management-KUO
Ph.D. 2019, Instituto Pedagogico y de Estudios Superiores de Jalisco, Mexico; M.A. 2007, Instituto Tecnologico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey, Mexico; M.S. 1997, Universidad de Guadalajara, Mexico

Beth-Ann Johnson, Contributing Faculty, School of Management-KUO
A.A. 1994,Coastal Carolina Community College; BSW 1996, MSW 1997, Ph.D. 2014, Virginia Commonwealth University

Daniel Johnson, Contributing Faculty, School of Management, College of Engineering-KUO
Ph.D. 2012, University of Michigan; M.S. 2005, University of Michigan; B.S. 2003, Washington University

Jennifer Levy, Contributing Faculty, School of Management-KUO 
MA 1995 University of Maine; BA 1992 LaSalle University, Philadelphia, PA

Sidney Martin, Contributing Faculty, School of Management & College of Engineering- KUO
Ed.D, 2018, Murray State University, Kentucky; MSEE, 1982, Electrical Engineering University of Massachusetts, Darmouth; BEE 1981 University of Massachusetts, Darmouth

Peter McAliney, Contributing Faculty, School of Management-KUO
Ph.D. 2013 New York University; MBA 1999 City University of New York; BS 1983 New York University

Patricia McClintock, Contributing Faculty, School of Management-KUO
B.A. 1976, Northern Illinois University; M.S. 2003, University of St. Francis; Ed.D. 2013, Northcentral University

Patrick McNeil, Contributing Faculty, School of Management, College of Engineering-KUO B.S.CE 1998, University of Nebraska; M.S. IS 2008, University of Advancing Technology; M.S. CS 2010, Ph.D. 2017, Nova Southeastern University

Prakash G. Menon, Contributing Faculty, School of Management and Industrial Manufacturing Engineering -KUO
B.S. 1984, National Institute of Technology; M.S. 1991, University of Alabama; M.S. 1994, University of Cincinnati; M.B.A. 2002, University of Maryland University College; Ph.D. 2008, Capella University

Tammie Merkel, Contributing Faculty, School of Management-KUO
D.B.A. 2018, Northcentral University; M.A. 2011, Devry University; MBA 2005, Lindenwood University

Mitchell Miller, Contributing Faculty, School of Management-KUO
B.A. 1974, Brooklyn College; M.B.A. 1985, Pace University; D.B.A. 2006, Nova Southeastern University

Alain Noghiu, Contributing Faculty, School of Management-KUO
M.A. 1996, University of Amsterdam; Ph.D. 2015, University of Delaware

Claire Norwood, Contributing Faculty, School of Management-KUO
M.S.N.Ed. 2015, University of Phoenix; B.S.N. 2013, University of Phoenix

Kenneth Oster, Contributing Faculty, School of Management-KUO
AAS 1987, Community College of the Air Force, Maxwell AFB, AL; B.A. 2010, M.B.A. 2011, Western Governors University; Ph.D. 2018, Northcentral University

David Patrishkoff, Contributing Faculty, Industrial Manufacturing Engineering-KUO
M.Eng. 1982, Technical Institute of Cologne, Germany; B.Eng. 1978, Technical Institute of Cologne, Germany

Stephen Paulone, Contributing Faculty, School of Management-KUO
B.A. 1979, Fairfield University; M.B.A. 1995, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute; M.S. 1997, Rensselaer Polytecnic Institute; D.B.A. 2013, Northcentral University

Diane Peters, Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering; Contributing Faculty, School of Management-KUO
B.S.M.E. 1993, University of Notre Dame; M.S. 2000, University of Illinois at Chicago; Ph.D. 2010, University of Michigan

Stacee Reicherzer, Contributing Faculty, School of Management-KUO
B.S. 2001 University of Pheonix, M.A. 2004 & Ph.D 2006, St. Mary's University (San Antonio)

Rafael Rojas, Contributing Faculty, School of Management, Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering
B.S.M.E. 1999, Escuela Politecnica Nacional, Ecuador; M.S.M.E. 2001, Gannon University;
M.B.A. 2005, University of California, Irvine; D.B.A. 2016, Grenoble Ecole de Management, France

Anca Sala, Contributing Faculty, School of Management, College of Engineering-KUO
Diploma. 1985 & M.S.1985, Polytechnic University of Bucharest, Ph.D. 1998 University of Toledo

Domingo Salgado, Contributing Faculty, School of Management, Industrial Manufacturing Engineering-KUO
M.A. 1998, Centre for Communications Research, Leicester University; Ph.D. 2001, Trinity College University; D.B.A. 2016, University of San Miguel - European Campus 
Professional Masters: Quality Management and Internal Audit, Computer Forensics and Court Forensic Judicial Certified Expert, Security Management

Gokhan Sarpkaya, Contributing Faculty, School of Management, Industrial Manufacturing Engineering -KUO
B.S. 1993, Turkish Naval Academy, Turkey; M.S. 1999, University of Pittsburgh; Ph.D. 2009, Auburn University

Randall Slikkers, Contributing Faculty, School of Management-KUO
M.B.A. 2011, California Coast University; B.S. 2003, California Coast University

Viola Sprague, Contributing Faculty, School of Management-KUO
B.A. 1998, MBA 2002, Wayne State University

Sean Stanley, Contributing Faculty, School of Management-KUO
B.S. 2003, Albany State University; M.B.A. 2005, Albany State University; D.B.A. 2011, Walden University

Gary Vance, Contributing Faculty, School of Management-KUO
B.S. Purdue University, M.B.A. 1988, Winthrop University (SC), M.S. 1993 Kettering University, D.B.A. Liberty University

Keith Wade, Contributing Faculty, School of Management-KUO
B.S. 1994, Oakland University, M.B.A. 2001, University of Detroit Mercy, D.B.A. 2016 Argosy University

Christine M. Wallace, Vice President for Kettering Global and Clinical Professor, School of Management
B.A. Psychology, University of Michigan; M.Ed. Community Counseling, Augusta University; Ph.D. Public Affairs and Administration, Western Michigan University

Melanie Watson,  Contributing Faculty, School of Management-KUO
B.S. Physiology 2005, Trinity College-Dublin, Ireland, PhD. Neuroscience 2009, Trinity College, Ireland

Joseph Weagraff, Contributing Faculty, School of Management-KUO
B.S. 2002, Excelsior College; M.A. 2004, Webster University; D.B.A. 2016, Walden University

Kenneth E. Williams, Assistant Professor, School of Management; Contributing Faculty, School of Management-KUO
B.B.A. 1981, University of Michigan; M.B.A. 1986, Wayne State University; Ph.D. 2016, Northcentral University

Mehrdad Zadeh, Professor of Computer Engineering; Contributing Faculty, School of Management, College of Engineering-KUO
B.Sc.C.E. 1992, Shiraz University, Fars, Iran; M.A.Sc.E.E. 2004, Concordia University, Montreal, Canada; Ph.D. 2009, University of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada