Vishakha Maskey, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Environment, Sustainability and Management

Degrees:

  • Postdoctoral Bridge to Business Certificate, Management and Marketing, Tulane University
  • Ph.D., Natural Resource Economics, West Virginia University
  • M.S., Ecology and Environmental Sciences (Concentration: Resource Economics and Policy), University of Maine
  • B.S., Biology (Major: Ecology), Tribhuvan University, Nepal

Committees:

  • Chair, Internationalization Committee
  • Chair,  Environmental Sustainability ( Sustainability Council sub-committee)
  • Member, Green Initiative Committee
  • Member, Faculty Development Grant Committee
  • Member, HLC Quality Initiative

Professional Memberships:

  • Academy of Management (AOM)
  • Academy of Business Research (ABR)
  • American Association of University Women (AAUW)
  • Association of Business Communication (ABC)
  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB)
  • Ohio Valley (OV) Connect

Peer Reviewed Publications:

Maskey, V. & Collins, A. (2014). Examining a College Community’s Knowledge,
Attitudes, and Opinions towards Recycling: Does  Access Matter? The
International Journal of Environmental Sustainability, Vol. 9, ISSN: 2325-1077

Maskey, V.,  Strager M., & Bernasconi, C. (2013). “Managing a Sustainable Transportation System: Exploring a Community’s Attitude, Perception, and Behavior of the Morgantown Public Rapid Transit (PRT)”. Journal of Management and Sustainability, 3(2): 56-67.

Maskey, V., Collins, A. & Brown C. (2013). “Three Ownership Scenario Analyses of a Historic Site Management: Lessons Learned from a Historic Mill”. Journal of Management and Sustainability, 3(2): 1-9.

Maskey, V. (2012). “Exploring grade optimism in business courses: a probability approach”. Academy of Business Journal, Vol (2): 78-88.

Rahim, E. Maskey, V., & Darrell B.( 2012).Chapter 5:The Value of Innovative Leadership Practices on Corporate Social Responsibility. The Refractive Thinker: Vol: VII: Social Responsibility. Winner of the 2012 Best Book Awards-Education/Academic:General.

Maskey, V. (2012). “Grade expectation and achievement: determinants and influential relationships in business courses”.  American Journal of Educational Studies (AJES), 5(1): 71-88.

Maskey, V., Brown, C. & Lin G. (2009). “Assessing Factors Associated with Listing a Resource in the National Register of Historic Places”. Economic Development Quarterly, 11(23): 342-350.

Bernasconi, C., Strager M. P., Maskey, V., &  Hasenmyer, M. (2008). “Assessing public preferences for design and environmental attributes of an urban automated transportation system”. Journal of Landscape and Urban Planning, 90 (3/4): 155-167.

Maskey, V., Brown C., Collins A.R., & Nassar H. F. (2007). “What is Historic Integrity Worth to the General Public? Evidence from a Proposed Relocation of a West Virginia Agricultural Mill”. Agricultural and Resource Economics Review, 36/2.

Maskey, V., Gebremedhin , T.G. & Dalton, T. J. (2006). “Social and Cultural Determinants of Collective Management of Community Forest in Nepal.” Journal of Forest Economics. 11(4):261-274.

Professional Presentations:

  • Examining a College Community’s Opinion towards a Recycling Program. Virtual presentation at the 9th International Conference on Environmental, Cultural, Economic and Social Sustainability, Hiroshima, Japan on January 23-25, 2013.
  •  “Communicating Corporate Social Responsibility: A Cross Cultural Comparison”. Selected Paper for Presentation at the Association of Business Communication 77th International Convention, Honolulu, HI on October 23-27, 2012, co-authored with Dr. Carmen Sierra, University of Puerto Rico.
  • “B-Corporation: To B or Not To B”. Selected Paper for Presentation at the Academy of Business Research International Conference in Atlantic City, NJ on September 10-12, 2012.
  • “Grade Expectation and Achievement: A Probability Approach to Business Courses” Selected Paper for Presentation at the Academy of Business Research International Conference in New Orleans, Louisiana on March 14-16, 2012.
  •  “Globalization and International Trade: A Chinese Perspective”. Selected Paper for Presentation at the Academy of Business Research International Conference in Las Vegas, Nevada on November 14-16, 2011.
  • “Exploring Factors Influencing Undergraduate Student Performance in Business Courses: A Classroom Based Research”. Selected Paper for Presentation at the American Institute of Higher Education’s 6th International Conference at Charleston, South Carolina on April 6-8, 2011.
  • Undergraduate student’s perception towards recycling: An assessment of environmental awareness on campus. Selected Paper for Presentation at the American Institute of Higher Education’s 5th International Conference at Orlando, Florida on September 29-October 1, 2010.
  • Initiating Recycling in Higher Education Institution: Role of attitude, behavior and demographics. Maskey, Vishakha. Selected Paper presentation at the American Society of Business and Behavioral Sciences Annual Meeting on February 18-21, 2010 in Las Vegas, Nevada.
  • “Improving participation and quality of PRT service: Involving community in planning and developing innovative practices”. Maskey, Vishakha. Invited paper presentation at Podcar City: COP 15. Transport and Climate Change, Malmo, Sweden. December 9-10, 2009.
  • “Factors Influencing the Usage of an Automated Transportation System”. Maskey, Vishakha, Michael P. Strager and Claudia Bernasconi. Invited Paper presentation at Sustainable Transportation Conference, Podcar City: Ithaca, Septermber 12-14, 2008.
  • “Alternative Futures Analysis for the Little Kanawha River Basin in West Virginia”. Maskey, Vishakha, Michael P. Strager and Charlie Yuill. Selected Paper for Presentation at the W2133 Benefits and Costs of Resource Policies Affecting Public and Private Lands, Joint Annual Meetings with Western Regional Science Association at the Big Island of Hawaii on February 17-20, 2008.
  • “Evaluating a Proposed Relocation of a Historic Mill.” Maskey, Vishakha, Cheryl Brown, Alan R. Collins and Hala F. Nassar. Selected Paper for Presentation at Post Conference Workshop on Rural Creative Economy at Northeastern Agricultural and Resource Economics Association, Mystic, CT, June 11-14, 2006.
  • “Optimal Allocation of Historic Buildings in a Dynamic Framework.” Maskey, Vishakha, Ge Lin, and Tim Phipps. Selected Paper for Presentation at Northeastern Agricultural and Resource Economics Association Annual Meeting, Annapolis, MD June 12-15, 2005.
  • “Integrating Spatial Analysis in Evaluating the Benefits and Costs of Possible Street Trees in Morgantown, West Virgina.” Maskey, Vishakha and Tim Phipps. Selected Paper for Presentation at Northeastern Agricultural and Resource Economics Association Annual Meeting, Halifax, NS, Canada June 20-23, 2004.
  • “A Policy Evaluation of Planting Street Trees in Morgantown, West Virginia.” Maskey, Vishakha. Selected Paper for Presentation at GIS in Appalachia, A GIS Conference and Workshop 2004, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV May 10, 2004.
  • “Modeling the Interaction of Growth and Natural Amenities: A Case of West Virginia.” Hailu, Yohannes, Alan R. Collins, and Vishakha Maskey. Selected Paper for Presentation at Northeastern Agricultural and Resource Economics Association Annual Meeting, Halifax, NS, Canada June 20-23, 2004.
  • “A Survey Analysis of Participation in a Community Forest Management in Nepal.” Maskey, Vishakha, Tesfa Gebremedhin, and Timothy Dalton. selected Paper for Presentation at Northeastern Agricultural and Resource Economics Association Annual Meeting, Portsmouth, NH June 8-10, 2003.
  • “Factors Affecting Participation in Common Property Resources: A Case Study of a Community Forest in Nepal.” Maskey, Vishakha. paper Presented at Eighth Annual Graduate Student Research Conference, West Virginia University, April 8, 2003.

Abstract Publications:

  • Gandee, Jesse E., Vishakha Maskey, 2007.  “Carbon Liability, Carbon Capture and Storage Insurance Expectations, and the Relevant Public Policies Issues”.  Agricultural and Resource Economics Review, 36(2).
  • Maskey, Vishakha and Tim Phipps, 2006.  “Optimal Allocation fo Historic Buildings in a Dynamic Framework.”  Agricultural and Resource Economics Review, 25(2).
  • Maskey, Vishakha, Ge Lin and Tim Phipps, 2005.  “Social and Spatial Dimensions of Historic Resource Management”.  Agricultural and Resource Economics Review, 34(2).
  • Maskey Vishakha and Tim Phipps, 2004.  “Integrating Spatial Analysis in Evaluating the Benefits and Costs of Possible Street Trees in Morgantown, West Virginia”. Agricultural and Resource Economics Review, 33(2).
  • Hailu, Yohannes, Alan R. Collins, and Vishakha Maskey, 2004.  “Modeling the interaction of Growth and Natural Amenities:  A Case of West Virginia”.  Agricultural and Resource Economics Review, 33(2).
  • Maskey, Vishakha, Tesfa Gebremedhin, and Timothy Dalton, 2003.  “A Survey Analysis of Participation in a Community Forest Management in Nepal” (Abstract).  Agricultural  and Resource Economics Review, 33(2).

Proceedings:

  • Maskey, Vishakha, 2011.  Exploring Factors Influencing Undergraduate Student Performance in Business Courses:  A Classroom Based Research.  Proceedings from the 6th International Conference on the American Institute of Higher Education, Vol 4(1), pp 253-261.
  • Maskey, Vishakha, Michael P. Strager and Charlie Yuill, 2008.  Alternative Futures Analysis for the Little Kanawha River Basin in West Virginia.  Proceedings from the W2133 Benefits and Costs of Resource Policies Affecting Public and Private Lands.

Working Paper:

  • Maskey, Vishakha, Tesfa Gebremedhin, and Timothy Dalton.  “A Survey Analysis of Participation in a Community Forest Management in Nepal.”  Regional Research Institute, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV, Research Paper 8-2003.

Awards and Recognitions:

  • John F.Maxwell Scholar-Diplomat, FACDIS, 2014.
  • Curator, Lexicon of Sustainability, 2013.
  • Nominated for Excellence in Professional Activities, West Liberty University, 2012.
  • Silver Wheaten Award for Best Overall Paper in Education/Accounting Track. Paper awarded after double blind peer review process.  Academy of Business Research, Spring 2012.
  • Best Paper Award, Paper awarded during presentation at the Academy of Business Research, Spring 2012.
  • Nominated for Who’s Who in America, 2011 Edition.
  • College of Business Outstanding Scholarship Award, West Liberty University, 2010
  • Thomas F. Torres Outstanding Doctoral Research Paper Competition Award, May 2007
  • American Association of University Women International Fellowship Award 1999-2000
  • Travel Grant Award for Northeastern Agricultural and Resource Economics Association meetings at New Hampshire in June 2003, and Halifax, Canada in June 2004.

Professional Activities: Reviewer, Academy of Management for Special interest group: International Management (IM), and Organizations and Natural Environment (ONE).

Research Interests: Ethics, Corporate Social Responsibility, Business and Natural Environment, Sustainable Business, Applied Economics, and Historic Resource Management.

Office: Main Hall Rm 244
Phone: (304) 336-8161
Fax:  (304) 336-8418
E-Mail: [email protected]