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Vishakha Maskey, Ph.D.

Professor of Management and Economics, Interim Department Chair – Management & Computer Information Systems
Office Main Hall 236 Work Phone: 304.336.8161 Work Fax: 304.336.8418

Biography

Degrees:

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

 

Peer Reviewed Journal Articles

  • Maskey, V. & Bajracharya, S. (2016). Students’ Awareness, Values, Perceptions, and Behaviors toward Environmental Sustainability (ES): A Comparative StudyInternational Journal of Sustainability Education 12(3):1-14.

  • Maskey, V., & Simmons, A. (2014). Honors Students’ Individual Attitude and Perception Towards Globalization and International Trade: A Case Study. Journal of International Business and Economics     2(3): 23-42 ISSN: 2374-2208 (Print), 2374-2194 (Online) DOI: 10.15640/jibe.v2n3a2 URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.15640/jibe.v2n3a2 

  • Maskey, V. & Collins, A. R. (2014). Examining College Community’s Knowledge, Attitude and Opinion towards Recycling: Does Access Matter?  International Journal of Environmental Sustainability, 9(3):15-31.

  • 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 (2): 78-88.

  • 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(1): 39-52. 

  • 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.

 

Book Chapter

 

Refereed Proceedings

  • Maskey.V. & Subhan A. (2018). “Assessing International Students’ Perceptions and Challenges” Proceedings for the Academy of Business Research Spring 2018 Conference in New Orleans, La., USA March 21-23, 2018.

  • Maskey, V. & Sierra, C. F. (2013). Examining Personal Values across Two Cultures: An implication for Corporate Social Responsibility. Proceedings from the Academy of Business International Fall Research Conference, (Abstract).

  • Maskey, V.& Bajracharya,  S., (2013). Hookah Awareness among College Students: A Globalization Perspective. Proceedings from the Academy of Business Research International Fall Conference, (Abstract)

  • Maskey, V., (2012). B-Corporation: To B or Not To B. Academy of Business Research Proceedings from the Academy of Business International Fall Research Conference, (Abstract)

  • Maskey, V. (2012). Grade Expectation and Achievement: A probability Approach to Business Courses. Proceedings from the Academy of Business Research International Spring Conference, (Abstract).

  • Maskey, V., Simmons, A. (2011). Globalization and International Trade: A Chinese Perspective.  Proceedings from the Academy of Business Research International Fall Conference, (Abstract)  

  • Maskey, V., (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, V., Strager, M. P. & Yuill, C. (2008). An Alternative Futures Analysis for the Little Kanawha River Watershed in West Virginia. W1133 Annual Meeting Proceedings, February, 2008.

  • Gandee, J. E., Maskey, V. (2007). Carbon Liability, Carbon Capture and Storage Insurance Expectations, and the Relevant Public Policies Issues.   Agricultural and Resource Economics Review, 36(2) (Abstract).

  • Maskey, Vishakha and Tim Phipps, 2006. “Optimal Allocation of Historic Buildings in a Dynamic Framework.” Agricultural and Resource Economics Review, 35(2).

  • Maskey, V., Lin, G. & Phipps, T. (2005). Social and Spatial Dimensions of Historic Resource Management. Agricultural and Resource Economics Review, 34(2).

  • Maskey, Vishakha & Phipps, P. (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, Y., Collins, A. R., & Maskey, V. (2004).  Modeling the Interaction of Growth and Natural Amenities: A Case of West Virginia. Agricultural and Resource Economics Review, 33(2).

  • Maskey, V., Gebremedhin, T. & Dalton, T. (2003). A Survey Analysis of Participation in a Community Forest Management in Nepal” (Abstract). Agricultural and Resource Economics Review, 32(2).

 

Other Reports

  • Executive Fellowship White paper “Center for Global Awareness and Sustainability:  A strategy for Change” for West Liberty University.

 

Professional Presentations

  • Maskey.V. & Subhan A. (2018). “Assessing International Students’ Perceptions and Challenges” presented at the Academy of Business Research Spring Conference in New Orleans, La., USA March 21-23, 2018.

  • Maskey, V. (2017). “Exploring preferences, self-assessment and achievement of learning in an introductory economics course in an online format” presented at the Teaching Economics Conferences on February 2325 at Robert Morris University, Pittsburgh, PA.

  • Maskey, V. (2015). “Understanding Triple Bottom Line: Business Students’ Attitude towards Sustainability” presented at the American Society of Business and Behavioral Sciences, 18th International Conference on June 26-27, 2015 at Venice, Italy. 

  • Maskey, V. (2015). “Teaching Sustainable Living: From Learning to Practice” presented at the American Society of Business and Behavioral Sciences, 22nd Annual Conference on February 19-22, 2015 in Las Vegas, USA. 

  • Bajracharya, S. M. and Maskey, V. (2015). “Hookah Use Among College Students: Trends and Perspective” Poster Presentation at the Society for Public Health Education’s (SOPHE) 66th Annual Meeting, Blazing a Trail for Health Education and Health Promotion, on April 23-25, 2014 at the Hilton Downtown  in Portland, Oregon.

  • Bajracharya, S.M., Maskey V. & DeNicola, E. (2014).  Knowledge, Perceptions, and Behavior towards Sustainability: A Comparative Analysis. Scholarly paper presented at the 10th International Conference on Environmental, Cultural, Economic and Social Sustainability at Split, Croatia, January 22-24.
  • Maskey, V. & Sierra C. (2013). Examining Personal Values across Two Cultures: An implication for Corporate Social Responsibility. Selected Academic paper presented at the Academy of Business Research Fall International Conference in Montego Bay Jamaica on November 12-15.  

  • Maskey V., & Bajracharya S. (2013). Hookah Awareness among College Students: A Globalization Perspective. Selected Academic paper presented at the Academy of Business Research International Fall Conference, Montego Bay Jamaica on November 12-15.  

  • Maskey, V. (2013). 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 in January 23-25. 

  • Maskey, V. & Sierra, C. (2012).  Communicating Corporate Social Responsibility: A Cross Cultural Comparison. Association of Business Communication 77th International Convention, Honolulu, HI on October 23-27.

  • Maskey, V. (2012). 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.

  • Maskey V. (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. 

  • Maskey V. & Simmons, A. (2011). 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.

  • Maskey, V. (2011). Exploring Factors Influencing Student’s Grade Achievement: A Classroom Based Research. Selected Paper for Presentation at the American Institute of Higher Education’s 6th International Conference at Charleston, South Carolina on March 6-8.

  • Maskey, V. (2010). 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.

  • Maskey, V. (2010). Initiating Recycling in Higher Education Institution: Role of attitude, behavior and demographics. Selected Paper presentation at the American Society of Business and Behavioral Sciences Annual Meeting at Las Vegas, Nevada on February 18-21.

  • Maskey, V. (2009). Paper presentation titled “Role of Property Rights on Historic Site Preservation” at West Liberty University Presidential Colloquium on October 13th, 2009.

  • Maskey, V. (2009). Improving participation and quality of PRT service: Involving community in planning and developing innovative practices. Invited Speaker at the Podcar City: COP 15, Transport and Climate Change, Malmo, Sweden, December 9-10. 

  • Maskey, V. Strager, M. P. & Bernasconi, C. (2008). Factors Influencing the Usage of an Automated Transportation System.  Invited Paper presentation at Sustainable Transportation Conference, Podcar City: Ithaca, September 12-14. 

  • Maskey, V., Strager M.P. & Yuill, C. (2008). Alternative Futures Analysis for the Little Kanawha River Basin in West Virginia.  Selected Paper presented at the W2133 Benefits and Costs of Resource Policies Affecting Public and Private Lands, Joint Annual Meeting with Western Regional Science Association at the Big Island of Hawaii on February 17-20. 

 

Awards and Recognitions:

  • John F. Maxwell Scholar-Diplomat, FACDIS, 2014/2017.
  • 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.

 

Committee:

  • Faculty Senate
  • Member, Internationalization Committee
  • Executive Board Member, Sustainability Council
  • Member, Faculty Development
  • Title IX Investigator

 

Professional Memberships:

  • Faculty and Course Development in International Studies (FACDIS)
  • Academy of Business Research (ABR)
  • American Association of University Women (AAUW)
  • American Society of Business & Behavioral Sciences (ASBBS)
  • Ohio Valley (OV) Connect
  • Net Impact

 

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