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Spears School of Business at Oklahoma State University

Current Chairs and Professorships

The Spears School of Business faculty is composed of noted scholars, authors, sought-after consultants and practitioners, and caring teachers. Many of the faculty have received outstanding teaching awards and have been recognized for innovative instruction. The faculty are nationally and internationally recognized for their publications and leadership positions in professional academic associations.

Chair & Professorships Held By
Anadarko Petroleum Corporation Chair in Accounting Dr. Charlotte Wright (accounting)
Ardmore Chair of Business Administration Dr. Rathindra Sarathy (msis)
Arthur Andersen Alumni Professorship Dr. Bradley Blaylock (accounting)
Associates Chair Dr. Debra Nelson (management)
Carson Priority Excellence Professorship in Business Administration Dr. John Winters (economics)
Chuck and Kim Watson Chair Dr. Ramesh Sharda (msis)
ConocoPhillips Chair in Technology Management Dr. Ramesh Sharda (msis)
Eastin Center Chair for Talent Development Andrew Urich, J.D. (management)
Ed Keller Endowed Professorship in Finance Dr. John Polonchek (finance)
Fleming Companies, Inc. Professorship in Technology Management Dr. Margaret White (management)
Gellein/Deloitte and Touche Professorship in Business Dr. Don Herrmann (accounting)
George Kaiser Family Foundation Endowed Chair in Entrepreneurship Dr. David Thomison (entrepreneurship)
Glenn M. Stinchcomb Family Professorship Dr. J.B. Kim (economics)
Greg Massey Professorship in Finance Dr. Dave Carter (finance)
Haskell Cudd Professorship of Accounting Dr. Angela Spencer (accounting)
International Entrepreneurship Chair Dr. Craig Watters (entrepreneurship)
Jay and Fayenelle Helm Professorship Dr. Ali Nejadmalayeri (finance)
Jeanine Rhea / OK International Women’s Forum Professorship Dr. Jeretta Nord (msis)
Joe Synar Chair Dr. Bryan Edwards (management)
Johnny D. Pope Chair in Entrepreneurship Dr. Matthew Rutherford (entrepreneurship)
Judy Freeman Johnson Professorship in Accounting Dr. William Schwartz (accounting)
Lanny G. Chasteen Professorship Dr. Charlotte Wright (accounting)
Mike and Robbie Holder Chair in Entrepreneurship Dr. Robert Baron (entrepreneurship)
N. Malone Mitchell, Jr. Chair Dr. Bruce Barringer (entrepreneurship)
Noble Chair in Marketing Strategy Dr. Tom Brown (marketing)
Norman and Suzanne Myers Endowed Chair For Excellence in Business Administration Dr. Ken Eastman (dean)
Norman C. Stevenson Chair in Entrepreneurship Dr. Craig Watters (entrepreneurship)
OBA chair of Commercial Bank Management Dr. David Carter (finance)
OG&E Chair in Regional Economic Analysis Dr. Dan Rickman (economics)
Partick B. Dorr Professorship Dr. Carol Johnson (accounting)
Dr. Robert Cornell (accounting)
Patterson Foundation Chair Dr. Dursun Delen (msis)
Dr. William Paiva (CHSI)
Paul C. Wise Chair of Finance Dr. Ramesh P. Rao (finance)
Ralph A. and Peggy A. Brenneman Professorship Dr. Goutam Chakraborty (marketing)
Raymond A. Young Foundation Chair Dr. Todd Arnold (marketing)
Richard W. Poole Professorship for Excellence Dr. Ken Eastman (dean)
Riata Professorship in Entrepreneurship Dr. Vance H. Fried (entrepreneurship)
Student Ventures Chair Dr. Bruce Barringer (entrepreneurship)
Tom and Edna Mae Carson Centennial Chair in Business Administration Dr. Josh Wiener (marketing)
W. Paul Miller Professorship in Business Administration Dr. Rick Wilson (msis)
Watson Family Chair in Financial Risk Management Dr. Tim Krehbiel (finance)
William S. Spears Chair in Business Dr. Federico Aime (management)
Dr. Robert Baron (entrepreneurship)
Dr. Dursun Delen (msis)
Dr. Karen Flaherty (marketing)
Dr. Rebecca Greenbaum(management)
Dr. Aaron Hill(management)
Dr. Carol Johnson (accounting)
Dr. Scott Johnson(management)
Dr. Laurie Lucas (legal studies)
Dr. Craig Wallace (management)
Dr. Cynthia Wang(management)
Williams Companies Chair in Business Dr. Betty J. Simkins (finance)
Wilton T. Anderson Chair in Accounting Dr. Robert Cornell (accounting)
Wilton T. Anderson Professorship Dr. Robert Cornell (accounting)

Regents Professors

Dr. Robert Baron (entrepreneurship)
Dr. Dursun Delen (msis)
Dr. Dan Rickman (economics and legal studies)
Dr. Ramesh Sharda (msis)
Dr. Charlotte Wright (accounting)

Regents Service Professor

Dr. Mark Weiser (msis)