Faculty & Staff

Photo of John Aulerich Ph.D. John Aulerich Ph.D. Associate Professor of Finance

Other Titles:  Chair, Department of Accounting, Finance, and Information Systems Degrees: B.A., Michigan State University M.B.A., Syracuse University Ph.D., Finance/Minor in Economics, Syracuse University Certified Financial Analyst (CFA) Level 1 Completed Committees: College of Business Assessment Committee Professional Affiliations: Financial Management Association Publications: “Comparison of Benchmarks for Portfolio Performance: An Empirical Analysis”, Studies in Economics…

Photo of Jean Bailey M.A. Jean Bailey M.A. Interim Dean, Associate Professor of Marketing

Degrees: B.A., West Liberty State College M.A. Marketing, Marshall University University Committees: College of Business Assessment Committee College of Business Curriculum Committee Honors Program Committee Industry Experience: Retail Buyer, L.S. Good Department Stores Small Business Ownership – The Athlete’s Foot Co-Owner, Axis Energy Solutions Consultant Community Involvement: Wheeling Symphony Auxiliary Viennese Winter Ball Committee OVMC…

Photo of Michael Blackwell M.B.A., C.P.A. Michael Blackwell M.B.A., C.P.A. Instructor of Accounting

Degrees: B.S. Business Administration, West Liberty State College M.B.A. Wheeling Jesuit University Committees: College of Business Assessment Committee Interdisciplinary Studies Internationalization Committee WLU Government Policy Research Center – Senior Fellow WLU Civics Challenge Television Show – Head Question Writer Kappa Delta Kappa Fraternity – Advisor Professional Activities: Licensed Certified Public Accountant (West Virginia) Professional Tax…

Photo of Serkan Catma Ph.D. Serkan Catma Ph.D. Associate Professor of Economics

Degrees: B.S., Economics, Istanbul University, Turkey M.B.A., West Virginia University Ph.D., Natural Resource Economics, WVU Committees: Student Research Committee, Member, West Liberty University 2009-Present Faculty Development Committee, Member, West Liberty University, 2009- Present College of Business Curriculum Committee, Member, West Liberty University, 2009-Present Recent Publications: Serkan Catma and Alan R. Collins, “Phosphorus Imbalances in the…

Photo of Gregory Chase Ph.D. Gregory Chase Ph.D. Assistant Professor of Economics/Finance
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Degrees: Ph.D., International Economics/Minor Finance Kent State University M.B.A., University of Central Florida B.B.A., Eastern Michigan University Committees: Curriculum Committee Professional Affiliations: American Economic Association Publications: International Journal of Business and Economic Perspectives, 2010, Title: Religion’s Impact on Corruption, Summer, Vol. 5, No. 1. Business Research Yearbook, 2010, Title: The Impact of the Interactions of…

Photo of Lihua Chen Ph.D. Lihua Chen Ph.D. Assistant Professor of Management

Degrees: B.S., Management Science, University of Science and Technology of China, China M.S., Business Management, University of Science and Technology of China, China Ph.D., Operations Management, Kent State University Professional Memberships: Decision Science Institute INFOMRS Research – Conference Proceedings: Chen, L. “Strategic Resources and Supply Chain Performance: A Resource-based View.” The 14th Asia-Pacific DSI Conference…

Photo of Craig Crow Ed.D. Craig Crow Ed.D. Assistant Professor of Management, WCOB Director of Assessment

Degrees: Ed.D., Educational Leadership, West Virginia University M.S., Sport Management, West Virginia University B.S., Business Administration, West Liberty State College Committees: Faculty Senate Human Subjects Committee Student Research Committee Small and Family Business Program Advisory Committee E-Learning Committee Professional Activities: PSSI Stadium Corp. game day field crew member Sport industry guest service consulting Publications: Dittmore,…

Photo of James Crumbacher M.S.A., C.P.A. James Crumbacher M.S.A., C.P.A. Instructor of Accounting

Degrees/Certificates: M.S. Accountancy, Wheeling Jesuit University, 2012 C.P.A., Ohio, 1999 B.S. Business Administration, Urbana University,1981 Committees: Advisor – Student Accounting Society Budget Committee Faculty Senate College of Business Curriculum Committee Professional Activities: Professional Tax Management and Consulting Member of REA Forum Association Certified Fraud Examiners Drake Tax Software Advisory Committee

Photo of Annette McKain Godown M.B.A. Annette McKain Godown M.B.A. Instructor of Tourism & Event Management

Other Titles: WCOB Director of Marketing & Communications Degrees: B.A. English, Wheeling Jesuit University M.B.A., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Committees: Chairperson, West College of Business Curriculum Committee WLU Academic Appeals Committee Professional Activities: Editor, Business Compass, the Gary E. West College of Business News Magazine Project Manager, West College of Business Website Redesign…

Photo of Fred Rossell M.B.A., C.P.A., C.M.A. Fred Rossell M.B.A., C.P.A., C.M.A. Instructor of Accounting

Degrees: Pursuing Ph.D. at Indiana University of Pennsylvania Completed 27 credits hours toward Master of Professional Accountancy, West Virginia University M.B.A., California University of Pennsylvania B.S., Business Administration, Waynesburg University Professional Certifications and Licenses: C.P.A. C.M.A., Institute of Management Accountants Series 7 and 63 Committees: Faculty Senate Academic Policies and Procedures Social Committee Professional Activities:…

Photo of Joseph L. Scarpaci Ph.D. Joseph L. Scarpaci Ph.D. Department of Marketing & Management, Associate Professor of Marketing

Degrees: Ph.D., Geography, (Health Services Administration & Latin American Studies, minors), University of Florida AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business) Certified in Marketing, 2008, Pamplin College of Business, Virginia Tech M.S., Geography (Demography, minor), The Pennsylvania State University B.A., Geography, (Agronomy, minor) Rutgers University Additional Graduate Work: Duke University summer program at FLASCSO…

Photo of S. Michael Turrentine J.D. S. Michael Turrentine J.D. Professor of Business Law
Photo of Carrie White J.D., Ed.D. Carrie White J.D., Ed.D. Associate Professor of Business

Other Titles: Interim Chair, Department of Management and Marketing Director Director of the Center for Entrepreneurship Degrees: Ed.D., West Virginia University J.D., Duquesne University School of Law M.B.A., Franciscan University of Steubenville B.S., Franciscan University of Steubenville Committees: Distance Learning Committee Lambda Psi Sigma, Faculty Advisor Assessment and Accreditation Committee Campus & Community Diversity Team…

Photo of David Wright M.B.A. David Wright M.B.A. Associate Professor of Management

Degrees: B.S. Business Administration, West Liberty State College M.B.A. Franciscan University of Steubenville Graduate Studies, West Virginia University Committees: Past Faculty Advisor – Rotaract Past Coordinator of Regents B.A. Degree Program Past Coordinator of Bachelor of Applied Sciences Degree Program Elderhostel Campus Coordinator Past Co-Chair – College Assessment Committee Tin Mill Employees Federal Credit Union…

Photo of Alfred Wudarski M.A. Alfred Wudarski M.A. Associate Professor Of Computer Information Systems

Degrees: A.B., History and Political Science, West Liberty State College B.S., General Business, Computer Information Systems, West Liberty State College M.A., History, West Virginia University, 1979 Graduate Studies, West Virginia University Committees: AITP Advisor Professional Activities: Former Consultant, ISG Steel, Timet Corporation, and Walmart Former Project Primary Operations Database Administrator of Weirton Steel