School of Business Faculty

FULL-TIME FACULTY

Michael J. Murphy, Dean of the School of Business
Associate Professor of Business Administration and Management Science

B.A., Northwestern University; M.B.A., SUNY Albany; Certificate of Advanced Studies, Pace University; Ph.D. Candidate: Stevens Institute of Technology 
Contact Professor Murphy: 845-398-4118 or mmurphy@stac.edu

Christine Cahill, Assistant Dean of the School of Business
Associate Professor of Business Administration

B.A., SUNY Binghamton; J.D., Indiana University School of Law 
Contact Professor Cahill: 845-398-4121 or ccahill@stac.edu

Pamela Derfus, Assistant Professor of Management
B.S., Boston University; Ph.D., University of Maryland 
Contact Dr. Derfus: 845-398-4122 or pderfus@stac.edu

Deirdre Engels, Assistant Professor of Marketing
B.A., Dickinson College; M.B.A., Fordham University; D.P.S., Pace University 
Contact Dr. Engels: 845-398-4115 or dengels@stac.edu

Angela McDonnell, Instructor of Hospitality Management
B.A., De Monfort University, UK; Post Graduate Certificate, University of Wolverhampton, UK;
Masters of Arts Business Administration, University of Birmingham, UK; Post Graduate Diploma, Durham University, UK
Contact Professor McDonnell: 845-398-4111 or amcdonne@stac.edu

Meghan Mihal, Associate Professor of Economics
B.A., B.S., Albright College; M.A., Ph.D., Fordham University 
Contact Dr. Mihal: 845-398-4117 or mmihal@stac.edu

Mariellen Murphy-Holahan, Assistant Professor of Accounting
B.S., SUNY Albany; M.B.A., Long Island University; C.P.A.
Contact Professor Murphy-Holahan: 845-398-4112 or mmurphyh@stac.edu

Nikolas Papavlassopulos, Professor of Finance and Business Administration
B.S., M.A., City College, City University of New York; Ph.D., City University of New York
Contact Dr. Papavlassopulos: 845-398-4119 or npapavla@stac.edu 

Rossen Trendafilov, Assistant Professor of Finance
B.S., College of Mount St. Vincent; M.A., Ph.D., Fordham University 
Contact Dr. Trendafilov: 845-398-4113 or rtrendaf@stac.edu

Barbara Vano, Assistant Professor of Sports Management Studies
A.A.S., SUNY Farmingdale; B.S., M.A., Adelphi University, Additional Studies, Adelphi University
Contact Professor Vano: 845-398-4058 or bvano@stac.edu 


EMERITUS FACULTY

Barbara Donn, Professor of Accounting
Maureen Kelleher, Professor of Business Administration & Law
Roger Levy, Professor of International Studies
Helen McGowan, Professor of Accounting and Finance
Ronald Smith, Professor of Accounting and Finance


ADJUNCT FACULTY

Ralph Armenta, Finance & Economics
B.A., Catholic University; M.B.A., Pace University; M.S. Finance, Baruch

John Azarian, Entrepreneurship, Marketing
B.S., Farleigh Dickinson University

Shauna Butler, Accounting
B.S., Manhattan College, C.P.A.

Kara Codio, Marketing
B.S., Long Island University, M.B.A., Iona College

Joel Cohn, Management
B.A., SUNY Binghamton; M.A., University of Notre Dame, D.M., University of Phoenix

Vin Crapanzano, Marketing
A.A., Rockland Community College; B.A., M.B.A., St. Thomas Aquinas College; Additional Studies, Iona College

Kathy Culla, Business Administration
B.A., Manhattanville College; M.B.A., Iona College

William Czander, Management
B.A., City College of New York; Ph.D., New York University

Thayer Draper, Management
B.A., Wagner College; M.B.A., St. John’s University; Ph.D., Nova University

Paul Dublanyk, Business Administration
B.S., New York University; M.B.A., Manhattan College

Kenneth Flug, Accounting
B.S., University of Hartford; M.B.A., Adelphi University; M.S., Accounting

Mary Gettler, Accounting
B.S., St. Thomas Aquinas College; C.P.A., New York; M.B.A., Iona College

Stanley Herman, International Studies
B.S., Purdue University; M.B.A., Columbia University

Robert Koob, Business Administration
B.A., Stevens Institute of Technology; M.S., Stevens Institute of Technology; M.B.A., Fairleigh Dickinson University

Joseph J. Lavin, Economics and Business Administration
B.S., Manhattan College; M.B.A., Seton Hall University; M.E.S., University of Pennsylvania

William Madden, Media & Sports Management
B.S., St. Thomas Aquinas College

Lorne Marcus, Sports Management
B.A., SUNY Cortland; M.S., Sports Administration; J.D., St. Thomas University School of Law

Michael McManus, Sports Management
B.S., Mercy College; M.S., St. Thomas of Villanova University

Bruce Orenstein, Finance
B.A., SUNY New Paltz; M.S.Ed., Iona College; Ed.D., St. John’s University; M.B.A., Fairleigh Dickinson University

Laurence F. O’Connell, Statistics, Economics
B.S., Manhattan College; M.B.A., Fordham University; M.S. Management & Technology, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute; M.A., Ph.D. Economics, The New School of Social Research

Carrie Pidgeon, Marketing
B.S., St. Thomas Aquinas College; M.B.A., Fordham University

Lori Anne Rahaim, Sports Management
B.S., University of Vermont; M.A. Education, St. Michaels College

John Shari, Marketing
B.S., Rutgers University; M.B.A., New York Institute of Technology

Robert Van Pelt, Accounting
BBA Accounting, Pace University; M.B.A. Finance, Iona College

Amir N. Zamani, Finance
M.A., Michigan State University; Ph.D., Columbia University