Institute for Global Business

The University of Akron received special funding from the State of Ohio to expand its offerings of undergraduate and graduate degree programs in international business. Thus, the College of Business Administration created the Institute for Global Business, which coordinates both credit and noncredit programs to enhance and support the International Business major. The Institute also develops short courses and seminars designed to help improve the international competitiveness of business organizations. The faculty listed below offer classes with a focus on international business as well as address the top in their scholarship. For more information, call 330-972-6230.

Associates

John Goodell, Ph.D.

John Goodell, Ph.D.
Title: Professor
Dept/Program: Department of Finance
Phone: (330) 972-5361
Email: johngoo@uakron.edu


Debmalya Mukherjee, Ph.D.

Debmalya Mukherjee, Ph.D.
Title: Chair, Professor
Dept/Program: Department of Management
Phone: (330) 972-7039
Email: dmukher@uakron.edu


Andrew R. Thomas, Ph.D.

Andrew R. Thomas, Ph.D.
Title: Associate Professor
Dept/Program: Department of Marketing
Phone: (330)972-7119
Email: art@uakron.edu


Suzanne Gradisher, J.D.,MTax, MBA

Suzanne Gradisher, J.D.,MTax, MBA
Title: Associate Professor
Dept/Program: Department of Finance
Phone: (330) 972-6330
Email: smg16@uakron.edu


Mahesh Srinivasan, Ph.D.

Mahesh Srinivasan, Ph.D.
Title: Associate Professor
Dept/Program: Department of Management
Phone: (330) 972-5440
Email: maheshs@uakron.edu