BUSINESS & ECONOMICS EXPERTS AT UK

Faculty and research experts at the University of Kentucky (UK) are available to speak to the news media about a variety of topics ranging from finance and economics to literature and the arts. Members of the media wishing to interview or consult with these individuals should call (859) 257-1754.


Categories:


Accounting, Audits & Taxes

David Hulse, Deloitte & Touche Professor of Accountancy, Gatton College of Business and Economics
Contact Phone(s): (859) 257-3276
E-mail: dshuls00@uky.edu
Specialization:

  1. Tax Accounting

Don Mullineaux, Professor of Finance and DuPont Chairholder, Gatton College of Business and Economics
Contact Phone(s): (859) 257-2890
E-mail: mullinea@uky.edu
Specialization:

  1. Commercial Banking
    Investment Banking
    Monetary Policy
    Financial Markets
    Regulation
    Mergers and Acquisitions
    Corporate Governance

Frank Scott, Gatton Professor of Economics, Gatton College of Business and Economics
Contact Phone(s): (859) 257-7643
E-mail: frank.scott@uky.edu
Specialization:

  1. Market Structure
    Regulation of Business
  2. Antitrust

E-commerce

Clyde W. Holsapple, Rosenthal Endowed Chair in Management Information Systems, Gatton College of Business and Economics
Contact Phone(s): (859) 257-5236
E-mail: cwhols@uky.edu
Specialization:

  1. Information Systems
    Organizational Computing
    Electronic Business
    Decision Support Concepts and Architecture
    Knowledge Management
    Knowledge Dissemination Channels
    Inter-organizational Systems

Economic Development

Christopher (Chris) Jepsen, Associate Director, Center for Business and Economic Research (CBER), and, Assistant Professor of Economics, Gatton College of Business and Economics
Contact Phone(s): (859) 257-1386
E-mail: jepsen@uky.edu
Specialization:

  1. Labor Economics
    Public Economics
    Economics of Education
    Local and State Economy 

Susan Roberts, Professor and Chair, Department of Geography and Support Faculty, Patterson School of Diplomacy and International Commerce
Contact Phone(s): (859) 257-2399
E-mail: sueroberts@uky.edu
Specialization:

  1. Global political economy
    Geography of financial capital
    Development
    Feminist theories
    The Caribbean

James P. Ziliak, Carol Martin Gatton Endowed Chair in Microeconomics 
Contact Phone(s): (859) 257-6902
E-mail: jziliak@uky.edu
Specialization:

  1. Poverty
    Inequality
    Welfare
    Income Tax Policy
    Hunger
    Food Assistance

Economics

John Garen, Gatton Endowed Professor of Economics, Gatton College of Business and Economics
Contact Phone(s): (859) 257-3581
E-mail: jgaren@uky.edu
Specialization:

  1. General Economic Analysis
    Economic Policy
    Government Spending and Debt
    School Reform and School Choice
    Labor Markets

William Hoyt, Director, Martin School of Public Policy & Administration and Professor of Economics, Gatton College of Business and Economics
Contact Phone(s): (859) 257-2518
E-mail: whoyt@uky.edu
Specialization:

  1. State/Local Finance
    Economic Activity
    Economic Development
    Economic Impacts (Public, Private Projects & Investments)              
    Government Expenditure Policy
    Impact of Taxes/Expenditures on Employment
    Intergovernmental Relations
    Tax Policy
    Taxation
    Taxes and Migration
    Taxes and Cross-Border Shopping

Kenneth Troske, Interim Associate Dean, Sturgill Professor of Economics and Director, Center for Business and Economic Research (CBER), Gatton College of Business and Economics
Contact Phone(s): (859) 257-1282
E-mail: ktroske@uky.edu
Specialization:

  1. Economic Activity
    Economic Analysis
    Economic Development
    Economic Research - Kentucky
    Economic Policy
    Economic Trends
    Federal Financial Regulation
    Price Fluctuations
    Gasoline Pump Prices
    Price Fluctuations
    General Economic Observations
    Labor markets and unions
    Labor market discrimination
    Workforce development and training

Entrepreneurship & Small Business

Gordon Holbein, Senior Lecturer, School of Management, Gatton College of Business and Economics
Contact Phone(s): (859) 257-6455
E-mail: g.holbein@uky.edu
Specialization:

  1. Leadership
    Corporate Strategy

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Finance

Chris Clifford, Assistant Professor of Finance, Gatton College of Business and Economics
Contact Phone(s): (859) 257-3850
E-mail: chris.clifford@uky.edu
Specialization:

  1. Hedge funds
    Mutual funds
    Shareholder activism

Don Mullineaux, Professor of Finance and DuPont Chairholder, Gatton College of Business and Economics
Contact Phone(s): (859) 257-2890
E-mail: mullinea@uky.edu
Specialization:

  1. Commercial Banking
    Investment Banking
    Monetary Policy
    Financial Markets
    Regulation
    Mergers and Acquisitions
    Corporate Governance

Frank Scott, Gatton Professor of Economics, Gatton College of Business and Economics
Contact Phone(s): (859) 257-7643
E-mail: frank.scott@uky.edu
Specialization:

  1. Market Structure
    Regulation of Business
    Antitrust

Hospitality & Tourism

Desmond Brown, Associate professor, Merchandising, Apparel & Textiles
Contact Phone(s): 859-257-3839
Email: omotayo@uky.edu
Specialization:

  1. Hospitality and tourism industries

Labor & Unions

Brian Dineen, Associate Professor of Management, Gatton College of Business and Economics
Contact Phone(s): (859) 257-2445
E-mail: brian.dineen@uky.edu
Specialization:

  1. Recruitment
    Job Search
    Job seeker resume' fraud
    Results of companies participating in Best Places to Work competitions

Scott Ellis, Assistant Professor of Supply Chain Management, Gatton College of Business and Economics
Contact Phone(s): (859) 257-2966 (but prefers e-mail)
E-mail: scott.ellis@uky.edu
Specialization:

  1. Supply Chain Management
    Supply Management
    Supplier Cost Management
    Supply Risk Management
    Supplier Innovation
    Buyer-Supplier Relationships
    Automotive Industry

Thomas Janoski, Associate Professor, Department of Sociology
Contact Phone(s): (859) 257- 4418
E-mail: tjanos@email.uky.edu
Specialization:

  1. Political sociology
    Immigration and naturalization
    Citizenship and civil society
    Lean production and the sociology of work
    Comparative political economy and social policy
    Complex organizations and industrial relations

Michael Samers, Associate Professor, Department of Geography
Contact Phone(s): (859) 257-6966
E-mail: michael.samers@uky.edu
Specialization:

  1. Economic and Urban Geography
    Immigration (especially political economy, labor markets and Islamic/Muslim issues)
    European Union, France, US

Leadership & Management

Gordon Holbein, Senior Lecturer, School of Management, Gatton College of Business and Economics
Contact Phone(s): (859) 257-6455
E-mail: g.holbein@uky.edu
Specialization:

  1. Leadership
    Corporate Strategy

Giuseppe (Joe) Labianca, Gatton Endowed Associate Professor of Management, LINKS Center for Network Research, Gatton College of Business and Economics
Contact Phone(s): (859) 257-3741; 404-428-4878 (if no answer at office)
E-mail: joelabianca@gmail.com
Specialization:

  1. Conflict
    Negotiations
    Organization structure/restructuring
    Organizational change
    Teams
    Social networks

Marketing & Sports Marketing

Scott Kelley, Gatton Endowed Professor of Marketing; Director, UK Center for Sports Marketing; Associate Dean for Undergraduate Affairs, Gatton College of Business and Economics
Contact Phone(s): (859) 257-3425
E-mail: skelley@uky.edu
Specialization:

  1. Sports Marketing
    Sponsorship
    Services Marketing

Martin Mende, Assistant Professor of Marketing, Gatton College of Business and Economics
Contact Phone(s): (859) 257-5703
E-mail: martin.mende@uky.edy
Specialization:

  1. Customer Complaint Management and Service Recovery
    Customer Relationship Management (and Customer Loyalty)
    Services Marketing and Management

Maura Scott, Assistant Professor of Marketing, Gatton College of Business and Economics
Contact Phone(s): (859) 257-1225
E-mail: maura.scott@uky.edu
Specialization:

  1. Consumer Food Consumption
    Obesity
    Overeating
    Body Image

Mathematical Sciences

Carl Lee, Professor, Department of Mathematics; Secondary appointment, Department of STEM Education
Contact Phone(s): (859) 257-1405
E-mail: lee@ms.uky.edu
Specialization:

  1. Discrete Mathematics
    Mathematics Education, including: K-12 education; Undergraduate Education; Outreach

David Leep, Professor and Chair, Department of Mathematics
Contact Phone(s): (859) 257- 3470
E-mail: leep@uky.edu
Specialization:

  1. Number Theory and Algebraic Theory of Quadratic Forms 
    Can also be contacted to connect with other UK mathematicians focusing on all areas of pure and applied mathematics

David Royster, Professor, Department of Mathematics; Secondary appointment, Department of STEM Education
Contact Phone(s): (859) 257-1258
E-mail: droyster@ms.uky.edu
Specialization:

  1. Topology
    Mathematics Education, including: K-12 education; Undergraduate Education; Outreach
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