Management Faculty
 
CHAIR
 

Donald C. Mosley, Jr., Ph.D.
MCOB 347
251-460-6730
dcmosley@southalabama.edu

Mosley

Donald C. Mosley, Jr. is an Associate Professor of Management. He received his Ph.D. in Business Administration from Mississippi State University. He earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from Millsaps College and a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of South Alabama.

He teaches Management Theory and Practice, Organizational Behavior, and is on the graduate faculty. Mosley has published in such journals as Educational and Psychological Measurement, Journal of Applied Social Psychology and Journal of Business Research. His research interests include self-efficacy, staffing, work-family conflict, and emotional intelligence. As a consultant, he has been instrumental in working with organizations, such as Parsons Brinckerhoff, the Federal Emergency Management Agency, the City of Fairhope, Thompson Engineering, USA Medical Center, as well as the RSA tower project.

Dr. Mosley is a member of the Academy of Management Association, Southern Management Association, Southwest Academy of Management, and Southwest Case Research Association.
 
 
PROFESSOR EMERITUS  

Edward Harrison, Ph.D.
MCOB 301
251-460-6715
eharriso@southalabama.edu

Harrison

Dr. Harrison is a Professor of Management where he teaches human resource management and labor relations. He received a Ph.D. degree in Human Resource Management from the University of North Texas, a M.B.A degree from Southern Methodist University, and a B.A. degree from Henderson State College. He holds the Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) certification from the HR Certification Institute. Prior to his current work, Ed worked for seven years in human resource management positions with Frito-Lay. His research interests focus on team effectiveness, the role of employee involvement in organization change, and the culture of high performance organizations. He frequently consults with business firms on organization change efforts and he provides management training to a variety of organizations. He is an active labor arbitrator, serving on the Federal Mediation Service labor arbitration panel.

 
 
Paul Pietri, D.B.A.
MCOB 310
251-460-6130
ppietri@southalabama.edu

Pietri
Paul Pietri is a Professor of Management and Director of the Business Resources Center. He has been involved in teaching since the early 1960s.

Dr. Pietri has conducted many seminars in communications and management in over 35 states and overseas including Pau, France and San Paulo, Brazil. He is the author of three books, one of which is Management: Leadership in Action, which has been used in over 100 colleges and universities.

Dr. Pietri is a native of New Orleans and received his undergraduate degree from Southeastern Louisiana, his masters from LSU, and his doctorate from Mississippi State University.
 



DISTINGUISHED PROFESSORS
 

K. Mark Weaver , Ph.D.
MCOB 230
251-460-6702
markweaver@southalabama.edu

K. Mark Weaver

Dr. K. Mark Weaver joined the Mitchell College of Business faculty in the Fall of 2011 as the Ben May Chair of Entrepreneurship where he will teach entrepreneurship courses. Dr. Weaver will also serve as the founding director of the Carl and Jewel Melton Center for Entrepreneurial Studies. Dr. Weaver is an internationally known scholar and formerly served as the Thomas H. Daigre Endowed Chair at Louisiana State University. Previously Dr. Weaver served as the Rohrer Chair of Entrepreneurial Studies at Rowan University and as a Professor of Management at the University of Alabama.

Dr. Weaver currently serves as the President of the U.S. Association for Small Business and Entrepreneurship and has served as the Proceedings Editor and AACSB liaison for the Academy of Management. Dr. Weaver received his BS degree in Industrial Management and a PhD in Management from Louisiana State University.
 
 



PROFESSORS  
 

Marjorie Icenogle, Ph.D.
MCOB 333
251-460-6716
micenogle@southalabama.edu

Icenogle

Marjorie Icenogle is a Professor in the Department of Management, teaching primarily in the areas of human resources and strategic management. She received her Ph.D. in Business Administration and an M.S. in Industrial Relations from Georgia State University in Atlanta, Georgia. She has more than 20 years of business and management experience including over ten years at The Coca-Cola Company in Atlanta. Over the past thirteen years, she has provided consulting services to The Coca-Cola Foundation, BellSouth, The Coca-Cola Company, the state of Georgia, and the city of Mobile. Her research has been published in the Journal of Occupational and Organizational Psychology, Journal of Social Psychology, Journal of Vocational Behavior, and Labor Law Journal. She serves on the editorial board for the Health Care Management Review, the leading journal in health care management. She is the coauthor of Statistical Quality Control Using Excel, second edition, published by ASQ Quality Press. She was the President of the Mobile Society for Human Resource Management in 1999 and served on the board of directors from 1997-2001.










David Larson, Ph.D.
MCOB 157
251-460-6710
dlarson@southalabama.edu

Larson
Dr. David Larson teaches Business Statistics (undergraduate) and Quantitative Methods (MBA). He received his B.A. (Honors College) and M.A. (Economics) degrees from Michigan State University and his Ph.D. (Economics) from the University of Maryland. Selected journal articles published include the following journals: Review of Economics and Statistics, The American Statistician, Observations (The Technical Journal of SAS Institute), Economic Letters, World Development, and The Journal of Law and Economics (Ph.D. thesis).



Jeanne Maes, Ph.D.
MCOB 344
251-460-6737
jmaes@southalabama.edu

Maes
Jeanne Maes is a Professor of Management. An experienced facilitator, consultant, and executive trainer, Dr. Maes specializes in communication skills, conflict management, partnering, team-building, and leadership training.

She has written numerous articles for national and international publications, including the Journal of Business Ethics, National Productivity Review, Dispute Resolution Journal and others. She has made presentations to such groups as the American Bar Association Section on ADR, the Association for Conflict Resolution, the Alabama Governor's Task Force on State Agency ADR, and the Florida Dispute Resolution Conference. She currently serves as the Peer Review Editor (USA) for the Organization Development Journal. She is a member of the Florida Academy of Professional Mediators, the Southern Management Association, the Academy of Management, the Organization Development Institute, and is listed in Who's Who of American Women. She is a member of the faculty of the Alabama Banking School, and serves a volunteer district court mediator.

Dr. Maes earned her M.B.A. degree from the University of South Alabama and her Ph.D. from the University of Southern Mississippi. Previously, she worked as a teacher and counselor with Spanish-speaking groups throughout the United States.
 















Donna Retzlaff-Roberts, Ph.D.
MCOB 337
251-414-8266
retzlaff@southalabama.edu

Retzlaff-Roberts
Donna Retzlaff-Roberts, Ph.D. is a Professor of Management. Dr. Retzlaff-Roberts holds a Ph.D. in Quantitative Analysis from the University of Cincinnati, an M.S. in Industrial Engineering from the University of Illinois, and a B.S. in Civil Engineering from the University of Illinois.

Dr. Retzlaff-Roberts research interests include productivity and efficiency measurement, supply chain management, reverse logistics, computer simulation of logistics and inventory systems, and cycle time reduction. Prior to her academic career, Dr. Retzlaff-Roberts has worked for Procter & Gamble and the Army Corps of Engineers. She has published many articles in referred journals and has done consulting work for a wide variety of organizations. She is a member of The Institute for Operations Research and Management Science, the Decision Sciences Institute, and the Productivity Analysis Research Network.
 



Robert Shearer, JD
MCOB 157
251-460-8036
rshearer@southalabama.edu

Shearer
Dr. Shearer rejoins the Department of Management after having taught full-time in the Mitchell College of Business from 1986-1998. In addition to remaining active in teaching and scholarship, Dr. Shearer served as Assistant to the President at USA from 1998-2010.
 



David Turnipseed is a Professor of Management in the Mitchell College of Business. He holds a BS degree in Economics, an MBA, and a PhD in Organizational Behavior from the University of Alabama. Prior to joining the Mitchell College of Business, Dr. Turnipseed was an Associate Professor of Management and Marketing for Indiana University and served as the Interim Chair for the Department and Director of Graduate Studies for the College. Dr. Turnipseed has recently accepted the position as Management Department Chair for the Mitchell College of Business.

Dr. Turnipseed is the author of the management textbook, A handbook for organizational citizenship behavior: A review of 'good soldier' activity in organizations.

David Turnipseed
MCOB 230
251-414-8087


Turnipseed




Kelly Woodford, JD
MCOB 343
251-460-6723
kwoodford@southalabama.edu

Woodford
Dr. Kelly Woodford teaches courses on the Legal Environment of Business and Labor and Employment Law. She is also Special Counsel with Jackson Myrick L.L.P. Her legal career has focused exclusively on representing management in labor, employment and employee benefits matters. Dr. Woodford earned her B.S. degree, summa cum laude, from Spring Hill College in Mobile, Alabama, and her J.D. degree, cum laude, from Georgetown University Law Center in Washington, D.C. where she served as senior editor of the Journal of Law and Policy in International Business. Dr. Woodford is a frequent speaker on labor and employment topics. She is a member of the Alabama State Bar, District of Columbia Bar, the Mobile Society for Human Resource Management, and the Women Lawyers Section of the Mobile County Bar Association.
 
ASSOCIATE PROFESSORS  

Treena Finney, Ph.D.
MCOB 351
251-461-1391
tgillespie@southalabama.edu

Gillespie

Dr. Finney is an Associate Professor of Management and teaches primarily in human resource management. She earned her Ph.D. in Industrial/Organizational Psychology from DePaul University, and her M.S. and B.A. degrees from Clemson University. Dr. Finney’s research interests focus on performance management, particularly improving management competencies through the use of 360-degree feedback. Her other research interests include employee perceptions of fairness, application of human resource practices cross-culturally, and negotiation. Her work has appeared in such refereed journals as Journal of Managerial Issues and Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes.

Prior to entering academia, Dr. Finney served as the manager of human resources research for Disneyland Resort in Anaheim, CA. She also worked in Organizational Effectiveness at world headquarters for United Airlines in Chicago, IL, where she designed employee selection systems for customer-contact groups and managed corporate projects, such as 360-degree feedback. Dr. Finney is a member of the Academy of Management and the Society for Industrial/Organizational Psychology.

 



William Gillis, Ph.D.
MCOB 341
251-414-8084
gillis@southalabama.edu

Gillis

Dr. Gillis is an Associate Professor of Management teaching Strategic Management. He studies franchising from both the franchisee and franchisor perspective. Dr. Gillis earned his Ph.D. in Business Administration from Florida State University in 2007 and received his MBA from the University of West Florida in 1998. His undergraduate degree is a BS in History from the United States Air Force Academy where he graduated in 1987.

Prior to entering academia, Dr. Gillis was an instructor pilot in the U.S. Air Force in three different aircraft including the T-38A, C-130E/H, and the T-34C. He has over 3900 hours of flying time and has been stationed overseas in Tokyo for three years, as well as a joint tour with the Navy at Pensacola NAS, Florida. After separating from the military in 1999, he worked as a professional sales representative for Pfizer Pharmaceuticals in Northeast Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Dr. Gillis is a member of the Academy of Management Association and the Southern Management Association.

 



Donald C. Mosley, Jr., Ph.D.
MCOB 347
251-460-6730
dcmosley@southalabama.edu

Mosley

Donald C. Mosley, Jr. is an Associate Professor of Management. He received his Ph.D. in Business Administration from Mississippi State University. He earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from Millsaps College and a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of South Alabama.

He teaches Management Theory and Practice, Organizational Behavior, and is on the graduate faculty. Mosley has published in such journals as Educational and Psychological Measurement, Journal of Applied Social Psychology and Journal of Business Research. His research interests include self-efficacy, staffing, work-family conflict, and emotional intelligence. As a consultant, he has been instrumental in working with organizations, such as Parsons Brinckerhoff, the Federal Emergency Management Agency, the City of Fairhope, Thompson Engineering, USA Medical Center, as well as the RSA tower project.

Dr. Mosley is a member of the Academy of Management Association, Southern Management Association, Southwest Academy of Management, and Southwest Case Research Association.
 
 
 
ASSISTANT PROFESSORS  
 

Alan Chow, Ph.D.
MCOB 358
251-460-6903
alchow@southalabama.edu

Chow

Dr. Chow has spent the last 20 years helping companies reduce variation and improve quality. He has spent a considerable part of his career developing compliant Quality Systems in industries regulated by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the Department of Defense (DOD), the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), and the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). Dr. Chow has both B.S. and M.S. degrees in Quantitative Business Analysis from LSU, and a Ph.D. in Instructional Design and Development from USA. He is a senior member of the American Society for Quality and an ASQ Certified Six Sigma Black Belt.
 
 



Ronald Eastburn, Ph.D.
MCOB 340
251-414-8207
reastburn@southalabama.edu

Eastburn

Dr. Ronald Eastburn joins USA as an assistant professor in the Department of Management. Dr. Eastburn recently completed the Doctor of Management (DM) at the Weatherhead School of Management, Case Western Reserve University. He received a BA in Economics from the University of South Alabama and a MBA from the University of Central Florida. Dr. Eastburn served as President and CEO for SunTrust Bankcard N.A. prior to joining the Mitchell College of Business as a Visiting Executive Lecturer in 2005. He teaches Business Policy, the capstone course in the Mitchell College of Business."

 









Teresa Weldy, Ph.D.
MCOB 349
251-460-6707
tweldy@southalabama.edu

Weldy
Teresa G. Weldy has been teaching management courses in the Mitchell College of Business at the University of South Alabama since 1993. Her areas of specialization include Business Communications, Employee Training and Development, Freshman Seminar, and Introduction to Business. She has an undergraduate in Operations Research, a Masters in Business Administration, and a PhD in Instructional Design and Development. Dr. Weldy has eight years of management experience in the retail, restaurant, and banking industries. She has done consulting work focusing on organizational development and change, and has conducted training seminars in communication, leadership, motivation, conflict management, and team building. She is a member of the Southern Management Association and the Southwest Academy of Management.

 
INSTRUCTORS  
 

Clinton King, MBA
MCOB 130
251-460-7228
cking@southalabama.edu

King

Clinton King is an instructor in the Management Department in the Mitchell College of Business. He holds a BS degree in General Business from the University of Alabama as well as an MBA from the University of South Alabama. He is a Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer and teaches information systems and technology courses. In 2005, Mr. King was named Instructor of the Year for the Mitchell College of Business.




Nancy Lambe, MBA
MCOB 327
251-460-6334
nlambe@southalabama.edu

Nancy Lambe

Nancy J Lambe is an Instructor in the Department of Management in the Mitchell College of Business teaching primarily in the areas of operations management. She has more than 20 years of management experience in consumer products manufacturing. Her experience includes positions in plant management, warehousing, distribution, maintenance, engineering and purchasing. Mrs. Lambe has held management positions with Sara Lee, Procter & Gamble and others.

She received her MBA in Industrial Management and BS in Civil Engineering from the Illinois Institute of Technology where she was a member of Chi Epsilon, an academic honor society for Civil Engineering. She is a Licensed Professional Engineer (IL) and Illinois State Scholar.



STAFF  
Cynthia Williams
MCOB 346
(251) 460-6411
cdwilliams@southalabama.edu
 
 
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