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Faculty & Staff

Gerard Zappia

Gerard Zappia, M.B.A., M.S.Ed.

Dean/Professor of Management
Smyth 147B


Eileen Beiter

Eileen Beiter, M.B.A., C.P.A.

 Assistant Professor of Accounting
Smyth 184C

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Education: B.A. in Economics, SUNY Binghamton; M.B.A. in Accounting, Canisius College
Teaching and Research Interests: Auditing, Taxation, and Corporate Finance.
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Phyllis Bloom

Phyllis Bloom, M.B.A., C.P.A.

Director/Associate Professor of Accounting
Smyth 147D

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Education: B.S., University of Buffalo in Math; M.B.A., Rochester Institute of Technology in Accounting; C.P.A.
Teaching and Research Interests: Beginning/Intermediate/Advanced Accounting, Forensic Accounting, Corporate Tax, Auditing.
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Sonya Bowman

Sonya Bowman

Executive Secretary to the Dean
Smyth 147C

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Sonya has worked for the School of Management for six years, first as the assistant to the Chair, Dr. Robert Marino, before moving to her current position as assistant to Jerry Zappia, Dean. She finds her job at Nazareth is most rewarding through the interactions with students, faculty and staff and the warmth, friendliness and feelings of community that they nurture.

Albert Cabral

Al Cabral

Program Director, MGT/HRM, Associate Professor
Smyth 147-G


Emily Carpenter

Emily Carpenter

Director of Internships
GAC 112


Joseph DaBoll-Lavoie

Joseph DaBoll-Lavoie, Ph.D.

Director/Professor of Economics
Chair of Undergraduate Programs
Smyth 147E

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Education: B.A. SUNY College at Potsdam in Economics; M.A., SUNY at Binghamton in Economics; Ph.D., Binghamton University in Economics.
Teaching and Research Interests:
Labor economics, human capital theory, and the economic history of Canada and the fur trade.
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Rose Hair

Rose Hair, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor
Smyth 184A

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Education: B.A. in History of Design and Art, Manchester Metropolitan University, UK; M.S. in Human Resource Management, Sheffield Hallam University, UK; Ph.D., The University of Sheffield Management School, UK.
Teaching and Research Interests:
All things virtual (especially teams) and psychological contract, E-HRM, and social media.
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John Kinuthia

John Kinuthia, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor
Smyth 143C

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Education: B.A. computer Information Systems, Davenport University; M.S. in Management of Information Systems, University of Central Florida Ph.D. in Technology Management, Eastern Michigan University.
Teaching and Research Interests: ERP Systems, Systems Analysis and Design, Cloud Computing, Databases.

Jennifer Leigh

Jennifer S. Leigh, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Management
Smyth 184B

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Education: B.A. in History, Swarthmore College; M.A. in Whole System Design, Antioch University; Ph.D. in Organization Studies, Wallace E. Carroll School of Management, Boston College.
Teaching and Research Interests: Organizational behavior, managerial ethics, leadership, organizations and society, gender in management, and organizational change. Academic research addresses management education and inter-organizational relationships, particularly cross-sector partnerships and corporate social responsibility.
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Cathy Leverone

Cathy A. Leverone, M.S., C.P.A.

Assistant Professor
Smyth 147H

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Education: B.S. in Administration, University of New Hampshire; M.S. in Finance, Boston College Graduate School of Management.
Teaching and Research Interests: Tax, finance, and small business.
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Gary Nothnagle

Gary Nothnagle, M.S., M.B.A.

Associate Professor of Management
Smyth 143A

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Education:: B.A. in Accounting, Rochester Institute of Technology; M.B.A., Rochester Institute of Technology; M.S. in Business Technology; Rochester Institute of Technology; M.S. in Education (Business), Nazareth College.
Teaching and Research Interests: Business Communications.
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Rochelle Ruffer

Rochelle L. Ruffer, Ph.D.

Professor of Economics
Smyth 164

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Education: B.A. in Economics, Colgate University; M.S. in Economics, University of Wisconsin; Ph.D. in Economics with a concentration in Industrial Organization, University of Wisconsin.
Teaching and Research Interests: Principles of Microeconomics, International Business Economics, Intermediate Microeconomics, and Development Economics. Areas of research interest include assessing the use of innovative teaching strategies in the classroom.
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Roy Stein

Roy J. Stein, J.D.

Professor of Management
Smyth 147F

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Education: B.A. in Economics and History, Hobart College; J.D. SUNY at Buffalo.
Teaching and Research Interests: Co-director of the Music/Business program with Dr. Mark Zeigler.
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Mark Weber

Mark F. Weber, M.B.A.

Clinical Assistant Professor of Marketing, Director of International Business, Director of Integrated Marketing Communications
Smyth 143B

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Education: B.A. in Marketing and Advertising, Ohio University; M.B.A. in Strategy and Marketing, University of Dayton.
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