Institute for Global Business

The University of Akron received special funding from the State of Ohio to expand its offerings of undergraduate and graduate degree programs in international business. Thus, the College of Business Administration created the Institute for Global Business, which coordinates both credit and noncredit programs to enhance and support the International Business major. The Institute also develops short courses and seminars designed to help improve the international competitiveness of business organizations. The faculty listed below offer classes with a focus on international business as well as address the top in their scholarship. For more information, call 330-972-6230.

Associates

Steven Ash, Ph.D.

Steven Ash, Ph.D.
Title: Chair, Professor
Dept/Program: Department of Management
Phone: (330) 972-6429
Email: ash@uakron.edu


John Cheh, Ph.D.

John Cheh, Ph.D.
Title: Professor
Dept/Program: GW Daverio School of Accountancy
Phone: (330) 972-6091
Email: cheh@uakron.edu


Suzanne Gradisher, J.D.,MTax, MBA

Suzanne Gradisher, J.D.,MTax, MBA
Title: Associate Professor
Dept/Program: Department of Finance
Phone: (330) 972-6330
Email: smg16@uakron.edu


Il-woon Kim, Ph.D.

Il-woon Kim, Ph.D.
Title: Professor
Dept/Program: GW Daverio School of Accountancy
Phone: (330) 972-7461
Email: ikim@uakron.edu


Mahesh Srinivasan, Ph.D.

Mahesh Srinivasan, Ph.D.
Title: Associate Professor
Dept/Program: Department of Management
Phone: (330) 972-5440
Email: maheshs@uakron.edu


Akhilesh Chandra, Ph.D.

Akhilesh Chandra, Ph.D.
Title: Professor
Dept/Program: GW Daverio School of Accountancy
Phone: (330) 972-6230
Email: ac10@uakron.edu


John Goodell, Ph.D.

John Goodell, Ph.D.
Title: Associate Professor
Dept/Program: Department of Finance
Phone: (330) 972-5361
Email: johngoo@uakron.edu


William Hauser, Ph.D.

William Hauser, Ph.D.
Title: Associate Professor
Dept/Program: Department of Marketing
Phone: (330) 972-6304
Email: whauser@uakron.edu


Debmalya Mukherjee, Ph.D.

Debmalya Mukherjee, Ph.D.
Title: Professor
Dept/Program: Department of Management
Phone: (330) 972-7039
Email: dmukher@uakron.edu


Andrew R. Thomas, Ph.D.

Andrew R. Thomas, Ph.D.
Title: Associate Professor
Dept/Program: Department of Marketing
Phone: (330)972-7119
Email: art@uakron.edu