Management Faculty

Email:      Phone: (217) 206-7917      Office: UHB-4068

Dr. Ranjan Karri,

Ph.D., Washington State University

Areas of Specialization: Entrepreneurship, Business Ethics, and Strategic Management



Email:       Phone: 217-206-8254         Office: UHB-4077

Dr. Carolee M. Rigsbee

Assistant Professor

Ph.D., University of Texas at San Antonio

Area of Specialization: Strategic Management




Email:        Phone: 217-206-8264         Office: UHB-4062

Donna Rogers Skowronski, MEd., SPHR, SHRM-SCP


Master of Education in Human Resources Development, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Areas of Specialization: Human Resource Management and Organizational Development


Email:         Phone: 217-206-8275           Office: UHB 4070

Dr. Sudeep Sharma

Assistant Professor
Ph.D., Washington University in St. Louis

Area of Specialization: Organizational Behavior, Conflict Management, and Human Resource Management

Research Interests: Negotiation, Personality and individual differences, Emotions in the work place, Power & status, and Psychometric test development and validation


Dr. Nathan Steele

Associate Professor
Ph.D., Indiana University

Phone: (217) 206-7928
Office: UHB-4063

Areas of Specialization: Power & Negotiation, Managing Organizational Behavior, Group Processes, Teamwork, Game Theory and Game Theoretic Paradigms

Email:     Phone: (217) 206-8566           Office: UHB-4066

Dr. Benjamin Walsh, 

Management Program Chair

Associate Professor
Ph.D., University of Connecticut

Areas of Specialization: Human Resource Management and Organizational Behavior

Research Interests: Workplace interpersonal treatment, incivility in the workplace, and organizational climate