Faculty and Staff

Dr. Jeff Jones

Dr. Jeff Jones

Interim Department Head of Management
Assistant Professor of Finance and Coordinator of Graduate Certificate in Financial Analysis

Dana J. Frederick

Dana J. Frederick

Director, Missouri Innovation Academy

Research and professional interests: small business owner and operator; faculty advisor, Phi Delta Theta; faculty, Living-Learning Community

Dr. Dana L. Haggard

Research and professional interests: interpersonal relationships in the workplace; abusive supervision; supervisor-subordinate interactions; mentoring; co-rumination; workplace friendships; coping; job search

Dr. Melody B. LaPreze

Research and professional interests: leadership; motivation; socialization; organizational top leadership

Joyce E. Lopez

Research and professional interests: market research; former employers: MarketSource Research Center; Granite Broadcasting, Greene Marketing Group Research Division; consulting status with current organization H2R Research

Michael W. Merrigan

Research and professional interests: healthcare; patient safety; governance and leadership

Dr. Philip C. Rothschild

Dr. Philip C. Rothschild

Associate Professor
Director of Entertainment Management Program

Dr. Wes Scroggins

Research and professional interests: person-job and person-organization fit; job attitudes; personnel selection; performance management; retention management and turnover; application of human resource management functions in small business contexts

Dr. Steven L. Thomas

Research and professional interests: compensation systems; human resource regulation; performance management and total rewards