Carson College of Business Faculty & Staff

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Quality and Commitment

WSU Tri-Cities is a campus of Washington State University, which shares one central administration and one faculty. The campus strongly values diversity among its faculty, staff and students. As a campus of a land-grant institution, WSU Tri-Cities is committed to excellence in research, learning, and outreach to all constituents.
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Donna L. Paul, Ph.D.

Academic Director, Business
Associate Professor, Finance
Office: West 207R
Phone: 509-372-7233
Email: donna.paul@wsu.edu

Donna L. Paul (2001), Associate Professor, received her Ph.D. in Finance from the University of Oregon. Dr. Paul came to WSU Tri-Cities in 2014 after spending 10 years as a faculty member on the WSU Pullman campus. Her research interests are in the areas of corporate governance, corporate investments, and dividend policy. She has received awards from both undergraduate and graduate students for excellence in teaching.

Faculty
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Nancy W. Ashley, Ph.D.

Clinical Associate Professor, Management, Information Systems, and Entrepreneurship
Office: West 207N
Phone: 509-372-7359
Email: nashley@tricity.wsu.edu

Nancy W. Ashley (1995), Associate Professor – Clinical, received her Ph.D. in Management Information Systems from the University of Arizona. Dr. Ashley joined the WSUTC faculty in 1999. Her scholarship focuses on theory building for Six Sigma.

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Tim Baker, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Finance and Management Science
Office: West 207P
Phone: 509-372-7277
Email: bakert@tricity.wsu.edu

Tim Baker (1994), Associate Professor, received his Ph.D. in Operations Management from Ohio State University. Baker came to WSU Tri-Cities in 1999 from Bass Hotels and Resorts, where he was the revenue management research head. His key areas of research interest are service operations, especially pricing strategies; reverse logistics decision support systems.

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Jesus Bravo, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Management, Information Systems, and Entrepreneurship
Office: West 207J
Phone: 509-372-7331
Email: jesus.bravo@tricity.wsu.edu

Jesus Bravo (2006), Assistant Professor, received his Ph.D. in Business Administration from University of Illinois in Chicago. Bravo came to WSU Tri-Cities in 2011 from Arizona State University. His teaching and research interests are in the areas of Organizational Behavior and Human Resource Management.

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Robert Harrington, Ph.D., MBA

Professor, Hospitality Business Management
Office: West 207E
Phone: 509-372-7487
Email: rharrington@tricity.wsu.edu

Bob Harrington (2001), Professor, received his Ph.D. in Strategic Management from Washington State University, Pullman. Harrington came to WSU Tri-Cities in 2015 from the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville where he was the 21st Century Endowed Chair in Hospitality. Given his background as an executive chef, his research and teaching interests are food and drink pairing relationships, innovation management in the hospitality field, co-creation of hospitality experiences and culinary & wine tourism strategies.

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Kraig Jones, M.A., CPA

Instructor, Department of Accounting
509-372-7311
West 207F
Kraig_jones@tricity.wsu.edu

Kraig Jones (1996), Instructor, received his Master of Accounting degree from Washington State University and is also a licensed CPA in the state of Washington. He joined WSU Tri-Cities in 2008 as an Adjunct Instructor while working as a Supervisor at LeMaster Daniels in Kennewick.

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Byron Marlowe

Instructor, Hospitality Business Management
Office: West 207H
Phone: 509-372-7436
Email: byron.marlowe@tricity.wsu.edu

Byron Marlowe (2011), Instructor, received his Master of Business Administration with concentration in Hospitality Management from Colorado Technical University – Denver. Byron’s teaching background from Southern Oregon University where he was recently Sr. Instructor and Hospitality and Tourism Coordinator in their School of Business. Byron is developing his own academic literature on wine hospitality and tourism as a researcher. Byron is currently enrolled as a PhD. student in Lodging and Foodservice Management at Iowa State University.

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Paul Skilton, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Management, Information Systems, and Entrepreneurship
Office: West 207G
Phone: 509-372-7240
Email: paul.skilton@tricity.wsu.edu

Paul Skilton (1999), Assistant Professor, received his Ph.D. in Business Administration with a concentration in Management from Arizona State University, Tempe. Skilton came to WSU Tri-Cities from the Morrison School of Management and Agribusiness, Arizona State University at the Polytechnic Campus in 2010. His research interests are concerned with relationships between creative project performance and team composition, and with project based careers in organizations like technology intensive firms.

Staff
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Leah Drexler, Administrative Assistant

Office: West 207A
Phone: 509-372-7132
Email: leah.drexler@tricity.wsu.edu

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Kristen Wilson, Academic Advisor

Office: West 207D
Phone: 509-372-7614
Email: kristenwilson@tricity.wsu.edu

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