Faculty

Be inspired by a top business faculty committed to your success

As you pursue an online degree, you’ll want to have confidence that the faculty will be approachable and supportive, giving you the feedback and inspiration you need to keep moving forward. At Kelley, you'll have top business professors who are accessible to you from day one, even staying in touch with you after you complete your degree.

Kelley was the first top-20 business school to offer graduate business programs online, and our faculty—the same faculty who teach our on-campus programs— have led the way in developing effective virtual learning experiences for students. Kelley faculty are ranked the No. 1 Best Teachers by Bloomberg Businessweek. They are known for their innovative teaching methods, business expertise, and straight-talk approach.

Gain business insights you can apply now

Kelley faculty are also leading researchers who bring the latest business insights and methods into their classes, knowledge you’ll be able to apply in your current job or take with you to your next one. Students in our program experience immediate career impact—salaries increase an average of 36%, and 66% of our students receive promotions.

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Sign up for virtual open house or special topic session to learn more about our faculty. You can also get in touch via email with any of the faculty listed here if you have questions about the specific courses they teach in our programs.

Faculty Member & Contact Professional Interests
Franklin Acito Franklin Acito
Professor

(812) 855-1013
Godfrey Center
Room 3070P
Strategies for analyzing structural models, alignment of marketing and sales strategies, sampling characteristics and the use of marketing research by managers
Herman Aguinis Herman Aguinis
Professor

(812) 856-0780
Business School
Organizational Behavior; Human Resource Management; Research Methods and Analysis; and Human Capital Acquisition, Development, and Deployment (e.g., Corporate Responsibility, Domestic and International Diversity, Staffing, Training and Development, Performance Management)
Frank Akaiwa Frank E. Akaiwa
Senior Lecturer

(812) 855-2677
Business School
Business Process Management, Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), Enterprise Applications, XML Tools and Techniques, Database Management and Spreadsheet Analysis Tools and Techniques, Emerging Technologies
Kyle Anderson Kyle J. Anderson
Clinical Assistant Professor

(317) 274-0150
Indianapolis
Room BS 4017
E-Commerce, Industrial organization, Online pricing
Timothy Baldwin Timothy Baldwin
Professor

(812) 855-2770
Business School
Organizational Change, Leadership Education and Development, Managerial Skill Assessment
Messod Beneish Messod Daniel Beneish
Professor

(812) 855-2628
Business School
Detecting Financial Statement Fraud, Managers' Trading Incentives, Mergers and Acquisitions, Financial Distress
J. Doug Blocher J. Doug Blocher
Associate Professor

(812) 855-2667
Business School
Customer Order Scheduling, Changeover Scheduling, Supply Chain Management, Lead Time/Cycle Time Reduction
Catherine Bonser-Neal Catherine Bonser-Neal
Associate Professor

(317) 274-3448
Indianapolis
Room BS 4054
Exchange rate behavior, Financial market impact of Federal Reserve policies, Global financial markets, International economics and finance
Kurt Bretthauer Kurt M. Bretthauer
Professor

(812) 855-3487
Business School
Service Operations Management, Healthcare Services, Supply Chain Management
Carl Briggs Carl M. Briggs
Clinical Associate Professor

(812) 855-3489
Business School
Enterprise Project Management, Analytical Techniques for Supply Chain Procurement, Simulation Modeling Tools and Techniques, Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, including distance/online learning
John Cady John Cady
Clinical Professor

(812) 855-0325
Business School
Social Media Marketing, Virtual Worlds applications to Marketing, Marketing Strategy
Kenneth Carow Kenneth A. Carow
Professor

(317) 274-2783
Indianapolis
Room BS 3024F
Banking, Debt Design, Financial Institutions, Insurance
Philip Cochran Philip L. Cochran
Professor

(317) 274-2481
Indianapolis
Room BS 3024
Business Ethics, Corporate Citizenship, Corporate Governance, Corporate Social Responsibility, Leadership
Jeffrey Covin Jeffrey G. Covin
Professor

(812) 855-2715
Business School
Strategic Management, Entrepreneurship
Anthony Cox Anthony D. Cox
Professor

(317) 274-3831
Indianapolis
Room BS 4055
How consumers evaluate the risks of using (and not using) medical products, How message framing influences health-related behaviors, How measuring consumers' intentions and attitudes influences their subsequent behavior
Dena Cox Dena S. Cox
Professor

(317) 274-3526
Indianapolis
Room BS 4057
Consumer buying behavior, Interventions to increase healthy behavior, Marketing of medical products and services, Marketing research
Rex Cutshall Rex R. Cutshall
Senior Lecturer

(812) 856-0112
Business School
Management science applications to OM education, Quality Management, Educational theory of OM education, Operations Management, Strategic Sourcing
Babur De Los Santos Babur De Los Santos
Assistant Professor

(812) 855-3345
Business School
Industrial Organization, Applied Microeconomics, and Labor Economics
Johannes Denekamp Johannes G. Denekamp
Senior Lecturer

(812) 855-2732
Business School
Strategic Management, Entrepreneurship
Marc Dollinger Marc J. Dollinger
Professor

(812) 856-5063
Business School
Mega-Event Entrepreneurship, Chinese Management Practices, Cooperative Strategies in Fragmentented Industries
George Dreher George Dreher
Professor Emeritus


Business School
Human Resource Management in a Global Environment, Organizational Behavior and Management, Behavioral Research Methods, OB- and HR-Oriented Doctoral Seminars, Managerial Career Systems, Differential Validity of Managerial Assessment, Research Methodology in the Field of Strategic HRM
Alexander Fedorikhin Alexander Fedorikhin
Associate Professor

(317) 278-8418
Indianapolis
Room BS 4040
Interplay of emotional and cognitive factors in consumer decision making
Barbara Flynn Barbara Flynn
Professor

(317) 278-8586
Indianapolis
Room BS 4001
Innovation Management, Just-in-time Manufacturing, Operations Strategy, Quality Management, World Class Manufacturing
Mark Frohlich Mark T. Frohlich
Associate Professor

(317) 278-9247
Indianapolis
Room BS 4042
E-business, Operations Strategy, Supply chain strategies
P. Garcia P. Roberto Garcia
Clinical Professor

(812) 855-2744
Business School
The Environments of International Business, Management of Multinational Firms, Global Leadership, International Competitive Strategies, Cross-Cultural Management, The Global Auto Industry, Managing in Emerging Economies, International Business Teaching Effectiveness
Tony Gerth Tony Gerth
Clinical Associate Professor

(812) 855-9978
Business School
IS leadership and the role of the CIO, IT organizational effectiveness, IT investment benefits realization, management consulting
Carolyn Goerner Carolyn Goerner
Clinical Professor

(812) 856-0322
Business School
Organizational Behavior, Organizational Design, Diversity
John Hassell John M. Hassell
Professor

(317) 274-4805
Indianapolis
Room BS 4012
Accounting education, Financial accounting
Andreas Hauskrecht Andreas Hauskrecht
Clinical Associate Professor

(812) 855-2784
Business School
International Economics and Finance, Money, and Banking
Stephen Hayford Stephen L. Hayford
Professor

(812) 855-9308
Business School
Dispute Resolution, Business Ethics
Randall Heron Randall A. Heron
Professor

(317) 274-4984
Indianapolis
Room BS 4050
Corporate Finance, Corporate Governance, Mergers and acquisitions
John Hill John Hill
Professor Emeritus

Business School
Business Valuation, Law & Health Care, Risk Management, Financial Disclosure and Statement Analysis, Activity Based Management, Business Ethics, Law and Accounting
Janet Hillier Janet Hillier
Clinical Assistant Professor

(812) 855-0221
Business School
Organization learning, team development, change management, organization design, leadership development, strategic management
F. Jacobs F. Robert Jacobs
Professor Emeritus


Business School
Supply Chain Design, Supply Chain Planning and Control, Enterprise Resource Planning Systems
Robert Jamison Robert W. Jamison
Professor Emeritus

Indianapolis
Taxation of closely held businesses, principally S Corporations and their shareholders. Also taxation of Partnerships, Limited Liability Companies and C Corporations, as well as the owners thereof, Limited Liability Corporations
Robert Jennings Robert Jennings
Professor

(812) 855-2696
Business School
Finance
Steven Jones Steven L. Jones
Associate Professor

(317) 278-7771
Indianapolis
Room BS 4058
Asset Valuation, Corporate Finance, Financial Markets, Investment Management
Sreenivas Kamma Sreenivas Kamma
Associate Professor

(812) 855-3384
Business School
Finance
Idalene Kesner Idalene Kesner
Professor

(812) 855-8489
Godfrey Center
Room 3002
Corporate Board of Directors, Chief Executive Succession, Corporate Governance, Mergers & Acquisitions
Tatiana Kolovou Tatiana Kolovou
Senior Lecturer

(812) 856-1447
1319 E Tenth
Room 106
Cross Cultural Communication, Business Presentations, Strategic Communication, Customer Service in Higher Education.
Steven Kreft Steven F. Kreft
Clinical Associate Professor

(812) 856-4965
Business School
Public Economics, Sustainability, Corporate Social Strategy, Non-Market Risks, Entrepreneurship
William Kulsrud William N. Kulsrud
Professor Emeritus

Indianapolis
C Corporations, Estate Planning, Federal Income Taxation of Individuals, Income Taxation of Estates and Trusts, Partnerships and LLCs, S Corporations, Tax Planning, Tax Research
Donald Kuratko Donald F. Kuratko (Dr. K)
Professor

(812) 855-4248
Godfrey Center
Room 2050
Entrepreneurship, Corporate Entrepreneurship, Corporate Innovation, Entrepreneurial Leadership
Arlen Langvardt Arlen W. Langvardt
Professor

(812) 855-9308
Business School
Intellectual Property, First Amendment, Ethics and Critical Thinking, Health Care Law and Policy
Glen Larsen Glen A. Larsen Jr.
Professor

(317) 274-3794
Indianapolis
Room BS 4048
Asset Allocation, Enhanced Indexing, Firm Valuation, Portfolio Performance Measurement
Tim Lemper Tim Lemper
Clinical Professor

(812) 855-9308
Business School
Trademark and Other Intellectual Property Law
Rhonda Lummus Rhonda Lummus
Clinical Professor

(812) 855-2669
Business School
Supply chain planning, demand planning, implications of information systems technology on supply chain management, and supply chain flexibility
Marjorie Lyles Marjorie A. Lyles
Professor

(317) 274-2558
Indianapolis
Room BS 4035
International Business and China, International Strategic Management, Management of joint ventures and strategic alliances, Organizational Learning and Knowledge Management, Technology Management
Elham Mafi-Kreft Elham Mafi-Kreft
Clinical Assistant Professor

(812) 855-2775
Business School
International Financial Institutions, Monetary Policy, European Monetary Union
Richard Magjuka Richard J. Magjuka
Associate Professor

(317) 274-2521
Indianapolis
Room ULB 777
Jane Mallor Jane P. Mallor
Professor

(812) 855-9308
Business School
Internet law, Contract law, Punitive damages
Julie Manning Magid Julie Manning Magid
Associate Professor

(317) 274-2275
Indianapolis
Room BS 4047
Corporate governance and board leadership, Microfinance and the developed world, Workplace gender issues, Privacy and ethics, Trademark and marketing law
Dubos Masson Dubos J. Masson
Clinical Associate Professor

(812) 855-3412
Business School
Cash/Treasury Management, Working Capital Management, Global Trade and Finance
John Maxwell John W. Maxwell
Professor

(812) 855-9219
Business School
Corporate Environmentalism and Public Policy, Non-market Strategy, Risk Management, Environmental Economics
Martin McCrory Martin A. McCrory
Associate Professor

(812) 855-3442
Bryan Hall
Room 115
Environmental Law, Commercial Law
Patricia McDougall-Covin Patricia P. McDougall-Covin
Professor

(812) 855-7873
Business School
Strategic Management, Entrepreneurship, International Business
Robert Neal Robert Neal
Associate Professor

(317) 274-3348
Indianapolis
Room BS 4052
Consumer credit, Derivatives, Federal monetary issues, Mutual funds and investor behavior, SEC regulatory issues
Janet Near Janet P. Near
Professor

(812) 855-3368
Business School
Effects of work life on non-work life; Causes and effects of whistle-blowing in organizations
Evelyn Patterson Evelyn R. Patterson
Associate Professor

(317) 278-7843
Indianapolis
Room BS 4028
Audit sampling, Economics of auditing, Financial accounting, Game theory, Strategic auditing and auditing for fraud
James Patterson James H. Patterson
Professor Emeritus

Business School
Project Management, Mathematical Programming, Operations Management, Decision Support Systems, Statistics
Alfonso Pedraza-Martinez Alfonso J. Pedraza-Martinez
Assistant Professor

(812) 855-6227
Business School
Humanitarian Operations and Crisis Management, Sustainability, Operations Management in Emerging Markets, Global Supply Chains
Joshua Perry Joshua Perry
Assistant Professor

(812) 855-9308
Business School
Legal, ethical, and policy issues in healthcare, the life sciences, and the business of medicine. Moral decision making and critical thinking.
Tod Perry Tod Perry
Associate Professor

(317) 278-7844
Indianapolis
Room BS 4046
Corporate Finance, Corporate Governance, Sports economics
Philip Powell Philip T. Powell
Clinical Associate Professor

(812) 855-3350
Godfrey Center
Room 2022
Economic and Institutional Development in Pacific Island States; Business Strategy in Health Care and Life Sciences
Bipin Prabhakar Bipin Prabhakar
Clinical Associate Professor

(812) 855-5622
Godfrey Center
Room 2000P
Enterprise Resource Planning (SAP), Information Systems Risk and Security
Eric Richards Eric L. Richards
Professor

(812) 855-9308
Business School
International Trade Law
Fred Roedl Fred W. Roedl
Clinical Professor

(812) 855-1420
Business School
Business-to-Business Marketing with a particular emphasis on distribution channel management/design and pricing strategies
M. Saxton M. Kim Saxton
Clinical Associate Professor

(317) 274-0167
Indianapolis
Room BS 4041
Branding and Corporate Reputation, Competitive Intelligence Systems, Market Segmentation, Marketing Strategy
Todd Saxton Todd Saxton
Associate Professor

(317) 274-3349
Indianapolis
Room BS 4037
Venture strategy, launch and growth; Entrepreneurial ecosystems; Competitive and corporate strategy; Corporate image and reputation; Factors affecting alliance and acquisition success
Roger Schmenner Roger W. Schmenner
Professor Emeritus

(317) 669-2790
Indianapolis
Manufacturing strategy, Productivity, Service operations
Dean Shepherd Dean A. Shepherd
Professor

(812) 856-5220
Business School
Entrepreneurial Opportunity, Stakeholder Support for Entrepreneurial Firms, Entrepreneurial Strategies, Failure of Entrepreneurial Businesses
Richard Shockley Richard Shockley Jr.
Associate Professor

(812) 855-3407
Business School
Finance
Scott Smart Scott B. Smart
Clinical Professor

(812) 855-3401
Godfrey Center
Room 2010
IPOs, M&A, corporate governance
Daniel Smith Daniel C. Smith
Professor

(812) 855-6679
1500 N. State Road 46 Bypass
Marketing Strategy
J. Smith J. Reed Smith
Professor

(317) 274-0867
Indianapolis
Room BS 4002
Accounting information systems, Auditing, Game theory
Ash Soni Ash Soni
Professor

(812) 855-8489
Godfrey Center
Room 3006
Enterprise Systems and Applications, Emerging Technologies, Operations Research & Business Analytics, Supply Chain Management, Computer Simulation
Judy Steiner-Williams Judy Steiner-Williams
Senior Lecturer

(812) 855-3271
1319 E Tenth
Room 107
Communication, Professional, & Computer Skills
Mohan Tatikonda Mohan V. Tatikonda
Professor

(317) 274-2751
Indianapolis
Room BS 4044
Nolan Taylor Nolan J. Taylor
Clinical Assistant Professor

(317) 274-0185
Indianapolis
Room BS 4030
Computer systems usability, E-Commerce, Technology-enabled group performance
Susan Vargo Susan Vargo
Senior Lecturer

(812) 855-2731
1319 E Tenth
Room 102
Listening, Language style, Gender communication
Ramesh Venkataraman Ramesh Venkataraman
Associate Professor

(812) 856-7852
Business School
Data Modeling, Heterogeneous Databases, Virtual Teams and Groupware, Usability in Mobile Systems, Software Engineering, Database Design
Munirpallam Venkataramanan Munirpallam Venkataramanan
Professor

(812) 855-0245
Kirkwood
Room BY 113
Technology Management, Decision Support Systems, Supply Chain management, Computer Simulation, Enterprise Resource Planning
Juergen von Hagen
Visiting Professor

(812) 855-3360
Business School
International Macroeconomics, Public Finance, Federalism
Rockney Walters Rockney G. Walters
Professor

(812) 855-1152
Business School
Pricing, Promotion, B2B
Matthijs Wildenbeest Matthijs R. Wildenbeest
Associate Professor

(812) 856-5067
Business School
Industrial Organization, Applied Microeconomics, Applied Econometrics
Dawn Wisher Dawn Wisher
Senior Lecturer

(812) 855-5336
1319 E Tenth
Room Room 207
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