Dr. Timothy Bisping
M.S., Wichita State University
B.S., Wichita State University
Bio:Dr. Timothy Bisping is currently the dean of the Nelson Rusche College of Business. Dr. Bisping served as interim dean of the College of Business at Louisiana Tech University. Prior to his appointment at Louisiana Tech University, Bisping served as associate dean of graduate programs and research and associate professor of economics at Louisiana Tech University. Bisping also has served as the chair of the Department of Economics, Finance, Insurance and Risk Management for the University of Central Arkansas, as well as the director of institutional research and assistant professor of economics for Concordia University. He has served as a consultant and has 21 refereed articles in numerous academic journals.
Office Location: McGee Building Suite 137
Dr. Todd Brown
M.S., University of Nebraska-Lincoln
B.S.B.A., Kansas State University
Teaching Areas: Corporate Finance, Personal Finance, Investments
Research Areas: Behavioral Corporate Finance, Financial Markets, Sports Economics, Financial Education
Bio:Dr. Todd A. Brown is currently the interim associate dean of the Rusche College of Business and an associate professor of finance. He is also the Director of the Mast Student Investment Roundtable that is charged with investing money from the Alumni and the University endowments. Most recently, Dr. Brown helped to create the financial planning program that helps students earn a CFP designation. Please let us know if you have any comments or suggestions for the Rusche College of Business.
Office Location: McGee Building Suite 137
Dr. S. Ann Wilson
M.Ed., Southern Arkansas University
B.S.E., Southern State College
Teaching Areas: Business and Organizational Communication
Bio:In addition to her teaching experience on the secondary, vocational, community college and university levels, Dr. Wilson has 23 years of experience working in business, industry, and government. Since joining SFA in 2003, she has published book chapters, peer-reviewed journal articles, and presented papers on the local, state, regional, national, and international levels. She has served as President of four professional associations and earned the Teacher of the Year Awards from the Texas Business and Technology Educators Association and the Association for Business Communication Southwestern United States. Dr. Wilson is an SFA Certified Master Online Instructor.
Office Location: McGee Suite 169A
Ms. Micki Gunter
Assistant to the Dean
Office Location: McGee Building; Suite 137
Mr. Stephen Bradley
B.B.A., University of Texas
Office Location: McGee Building; Suite 303
Dr. Jack Ethridge
MPAC Director and Professor of Accounting
M.B.A., Texas State University
B.B.A., Texas State University
Teaching Areas: Financial, Auditing, and International Accounting
Research Areas: Issues in Auditing and Risk
Bio:Dr. Jack R. Ethridge is Director of the Masters in Accountancy Program in the Gerald W. Schlief School of Accountancy at SFASU. He is currently the senior faculty member in the School of Accountancy with over 37 years of experience in higher education. Prior to serving as Director of the MPAC, he was chair of the Department of Accounting at SFASU.
Office Location: McGee Building; Room 292D
Dr. Mikhail Kouliavtsev
MBA Director and Associate Professor of Economics
M.A., Temple University
B.A., Lyon College
Teaching Areas: Applied Statistical Analysis, Principles of Macroeconomics, Managerial Economics
Research Areas: Industrial Organization, Antitrust Policy, International Trade, Economics of Education
Bio:Dr. Mikhail Kouliavtsev is currently an associate professor of economics at Stephen F. Austin State University. His research has been published in journals such as Economic Inquiry, Review of Industrial Organization, and Review of International Economics among others. He also serves the Director of the MBA program in the Rusche College of Business at SFA. Prior to joining the faculty at SFA, Dr. Kouliavtsev was an assistant professor of economics and statistics at Philadelphia University.
Office Location: McGee Building; Room 392H
Dr. Ryan Phelps
Assessment Coordinator and Assistant Professor of Economics
M.S. Economics, University of Kentucky
B.S. Business Management, Pensacola Christian College
Teaching Areas: Principles of Microeconomics & Macroeconomics, Applied Statistics, Environmental Economics and Public Finance
Research Areas: Health Economics, Environmental Economics, Public Policy, Political Economy, Economic Education
Bio:Ryan Phelps is currently an assistant professor of economics at Stephen F. Austin State University. He has published numerous papers and given conference presentations on the causes and effects of smoking bans in the hospitality sector. Ryan is responsible for the creation and oversight of the economics reading group. Now in its second year, the group provides incentives for students from across the University to engage with faculty in energetic discussions about economic topics. Ryan has also sponsored several award winning undergraduate research projects.
Office Location: McGee Building; Room 392D