Faculty Experts

Business Adminstration

Dr. Paul F. Clay
Associate Professor of Management

Expertise:

  • Knowledge management systems
  • Data analytics
  • Research methods

Education:

  • Ph.D., Management Information Systems, Indiana University, 2006 
  • M.S., Economics, University of Utah, 2000 
  • B.A., Business-Economics, Fort Lewis College, 1998

Contact:

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Dr. Paul F. Clay is available to comment on topics related to areas of interest or expertise. If you need further assistance, contact Public Affairs at 970-247-7401 or by email.

Dr. Larry Corman
Visiting Professor of Business Administration

Expertise

  • Accounting
  • Accounting Information Systems
  • Auditing
  • Business Statistics
  • Database Management Systems
  • Electronic Commerce
  • Personal Finance
  • Small Business Venturing

Education

  • Ph.D., Business Computer Information Systems, University of North Texas, 1989
  • M.S., Finance, Texas Tech University, 1977
  • B.A., Accounting and Finance, Texas Tech University, 1976

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Dr. Larry Corman is available to comment on topics related to areas of interest or expertise. If you need further assistance, contact Public Affairs at 970-247-7401 or by email.

John Gadbois
Senior Lecturer of Economics

Expertise 

  • Economics of war and peace 
  • Environmental economics 
  • Macroeconomics 
  • Managerial economics 
  • Microeconomics 

Education 

  • M.A., Economics, Western Illinois University, 1981 
  • B.S., Business Administration, 1980 

Contact:

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John Gadbois is available to comment on topics related to areas of interest or expertise. If you need further assistance, contact Public Affairs at 970-247-7401 or by email.

Dr. Richard (Rick) Gore
Professor of Accounting

Expertise:

  • Business valuation
  • Financial accounting
  • Tax and financial planning

Education:

  • Ph.D., Business Administration, Washington State University, 1998
  • Bachelor of Science, Business Administration, San Diego State University, 1978

Contact:

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Dr. Richard (Rick) Gore is available to comment on topics related to areas of interest or expertise. If you need further assistance, contact Public Affairs at 970-247-7401 or by email.

Dr. Theresa Hilliard
Associate Professor of Accounting

Expertise

  • Accounting
  • Auditing
  • Auditing Theory
  • Financial Accounting
  • Managerial Accounting

Education

  • Ph.D., Executive Doctorate in Business, Georgia State University, 2013
  • M.S., Professional Accountancy, Walsh College, 1997
  • B.A., Business Administration, Western State University of Colorado, 1991

Contact:

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Dr. Theresa Hilliard is available to comment on topics related to areas of interest or expertise. If you need further assistance, contact Public Affairs at 970-247-7401 or by email.

Dr. Eric Huggins
Professor of Management

Expertise:

  • Business analytics

  • Operations research

  • Supply chain management

  • Quantitative analysis in sports

Education:

  • Ph.D., Industrial and Operations Engineering, University of Michigan, 2002

  • B.S., Applied Mathematics, Harvey Mudd College, 1991

  • M.S., Industrial and Operations Engineering, University of Michigan, 1993

Contact:

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Dr. Eric Huggins is available to comment on topics related to areas of interest or expertise. If you need further assistance, contact Public Affairs at 970-247-7401 or by email.

Dr. Mika Kusar
Associate Professor of Management

Expertise 

  • Entrepreneurship 
  • New ventures 
  • Small business 
  • Small technology firms 

Education 

  • Ph.D., Georgia State University, Managerial Science, 2010 
  • MHA, Finance, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2000 
  • B.A., Economics, University of Arkansas, 1997 

Contact:

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Dr. Mika Kusar is available to comment on topics related to areas of interest or expertise. If you need further assistance, contact Public Affairs at 970-247-7401 or by email.

Dr. Elaine Labach
Associate Dean, Associate Professor of Management

Expertise

  • Case writing 
  • Process improvement
  • Management and leadership skills
  • Facilitation

Education

  • Ph.D., Operations Management, Indiana University School of Business, 1989 
  • MBA, University of Michigan, 1985 
  • B.S., Chemical Engineering, Wayne State University, 1981

Contact:

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Dr. Elaine Labach is available to comment on topics related to areas of interest or expertise. If you need further assistance, contact Public Affairs at 970-247-7401 or by email.

Chris Lyon
Senior Lecturer of Accounting

Expertise:

  • Accounting Information Systems  
  • Certified Public Accounting
  • Managerial Accounting 
  • Tax 

Education:

  • M.S., Accounting and Taxation, University of Colorado, 1990 

  • B.A., Accounting, Fort Lewis College, 1986 

Contact:

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Chris Lyon is available to comment on topics related to areas of interest or expertise. If you need further assistance, contact Public Affairs at 970-247-7401 or by email.

Dr. Doug Lyon
Professor of Management

Expertise

  • Entrepreneurship
  • Business Policy and Strategy
  • Leadership
  • Principles of Management

Education

  • Ph.D., Strategic Management, International Business, University of Kentucky, 1997
  • M.S., International Management, International Finance/Relations, American Graduate School of International Management, 1988
  • B.A. Accounting, Fort Lewis College,1987

 

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Dr. Doug Lyon is available to comment on topics related to areas of interest or expertise. If you need further assistance, contact Public Affairs at 970-247-7401 or by email.

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