Management Faculty

Dr. Ranjan Karri, Management Program ChairDr. Karri
Associate Professor
Ph.D., Washington State University

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

Areas of Specialization: Entrepreneurship, Business Ethics, and Strategic Management (more)

Laurel NewmanDr. Laurel Newman
Director of CBM Online Programs
Associate Professor, Business Administration
Ph.D., University of Illinois

Phone: (217) 206-7931
Office: UHB 4072

Dr. O'NealDr. Donald E. O’Neal
Professor Emeritus
Ph.D., University of Illinois

Phone: (217) 206-7932
Office: UHB-4062

Areas of Specialization: Strategic Management & Leadership, Organization Theory, Human Resource Management, Business Ethics and Managing Change (more)

Rigsbee6Dr. Carolee M. Rigsbee
Assistant Professor
Ph.D., University of Texas at San Antonio

Phone: (217) 206-8254
Office: UHB 407

Area of Specialization: Strategic Management (more)

Donna Rogers Skowronski, MEd., SPHR, SHRM-SCP
Master of Education in Human Resources Development, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Phone: (217) 206-8264
Office: UHB-4073

Areas of Specialization: Human Resource Management and Organizational Behavior (more)

Sudeep Sharma
Assistant ProfessorSudeep Sharma6
Ph.D., Washington University in St. Louis

Phone: (217) 206-8275
Office: UHB-4070

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. (more)

Bruce Sommer Bruce Sommer
Visiting Instructor
Master of Business Administration, Whittemore School of Business and Economics at University of New Hampshire

Phone: (217) 206-6712
Office: UHB-4043

Areas of Specialization: Entrepreneurship, Private Equity/Venture Capital, Quantitative Methods, Emerging Business Start-ups and Early-Stage Venture Investing (more)

Dr. Nathan SteeleNathan_SteeleSept.2012
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 (more)

Dr. Benjamin Walsh Walsh Ben 2014 (4)
Assistant Professor
Ph.D., University of Connecticut

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

Areas of Specialization: Human Resource Management and Organizational Behavior

Research Interests: Workplace mistreatment, training effectiveness, and organizational climate (more)