College of Business and Economics faculty members are scholars who put teaching first.
They emphasize learning—both inside and outside the classroom—that will help you reach
your educational and career goals. Along with helping link your studies to the business
world, they can provide guidance in finding internships, studying abroad and conducting
Business Excellence Faculty
Business Analytics & Technology Management Faculty
Marketing & Legal Studies Faculty
Our staff members are crucial to the daily operation and administration of the college
and its programs. They also provide academic advising and support for CBE students.
Student Academic and Career Services Staff
CBE Administration and Dean’s Office Staff
Meet the Faculty
Accounting Professor Aru Rao teaches students to look below the surface to discover
fraud and accounting discrepancies in organizations.
Economics professor Tom Rhoads gives students the economic tools to explore the world.
Business professor Stella Tomasi challenges students to develop new product ideas
in innovating ways.
Finance professor Michaël Dewally ties his courses to activities in the real world.
As the 39th Latina management business professor in the United States, Management
professor Mariana Lebrón knows firsthand the importance of pursuing a degree at an
institution that embraces diversity.
Marketing professor Plamen Peev enjoys challenging students’ perceptions about the
Accounting professor Jin Park researches companies financial disclosures related to
Business communications lecturer and TU alumna Lisa Simmons is passionate about helping
students prepare for life after college.
Management professor Yong-Yeon Ji bring human resources professionals to campus to
promote the importance of HR
Finance professor Yingying Shao sponsors students as they pursue the coveted CFA professional
credential, which she also holds.
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