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Faculty – MSBA

Learn from top-ranked faculty at the forefront of research in business intelligence and data analytics. Foster faculty excel at linking academic theory with real-world practice to make lectures and in-class discussions both relevant and rigorous.

See the list of Master of Science in Business Analytics faculty below.

Christopher Barnes

Christopher M. Barnes

Professor of Management
Evert McCabe Endowed Fellow
BUS AN 501: Negotiations

Expertise:
Ethics
Human Sustainability
Sleep

Gregory Bigley

Gregory Bigley

Associate Professor of Management
BUS AN 502: Leadership and Professional Development

Expertise:
Leadership
Organizational Behavior
High Performance Teams

Shi Chen

Shi Chen

Associate Professor of Operations Management
Marion B. Ingersoll Professor
BUS AN 507: Spreadsheet Modeling

Expertise:
Operations Management
Operations Research
Supply Chain Management

Abhinav Gupta

Abhinav Gupta

Assistant Professor of Strategic Management
Michael G. Foster Endowed Fellow
BUS AN 503: Competitive Strategy

Expertise:
Business and Politics
Corporate Governance
Strategic Leadership

Hyeunjung (Elina) Hwang

Hyeunjung (Elina) Hwang

Assistant Professor of Information Systems
BUS AN 512: Data Management and Visualization

Expertise:
Crowdsourcing
Data Mining
Economics of Information Systems

Ashton Hyman

Ashton Hyman

Part-time Lecturer of Accounting
BUS AN 500: Finance and Accounting

Expertise:
Financial Accounting
Managerial Accounting
Nonprofit Organizations

Foad Iravani

Foad Iravani

Assistant Professor of Operations Management
BUS AN 510: Probability and Statistics

Expertise:
Gray Markets
Supply Chain Management
Optimization Models

Lalit Jain

Lalit Jain

Assistant Professor
BUS AN 517: Machine Learning Methods and AI

Expertise:
Machine Learning
Experimental Design
Artificial Intelligence

Tayfun Keskin

Tayfun Keskin

Lecturer
BUS AN 511: Programming Essentials

Expertise:
Enterprise Analytics
Cloud Computing
Management Information Systems

Hamed Mamani

Hamed Mamani

Professor of Operations Management
Premera Endowed Professor
BUS AN 506: Operations and Supply Chain Management

Expertise:
Data Analytics
Operations Research
Supply Chain Management

Oliver Rutz

Oliver Rutz

Associate Professor of Marketing
Marion B. Ingersoll Professor
BUS AN 513: Customer Analytics

Expertise:
Big Data
Consumer Segmentation
Database Marketing

Amin Sayedi

Amin Sayedi

Associate Professor of Marketing
Michael G. Foster Endowed Fellow
BUS AN 515: Digital Marketing

Expertise:
Advertising
Digital Marketing
E-commerce

Michael Wagner

Michael Wagner

Associate Professor of Operations Management
Neal and Jan Dempsey Endowed Faculty Fellow
BUS AN 516: Operations Research Data Analytics

Expertise:
Operations Research
Project Management
Manufacturing Management

Russell Walker

Russell Walker

Senior Lecturer
BUS AN 504: Marketing Fundamentals
BUS AN 550: Business Analytics’ Leader Series
BUS AN 599: Business Analytics’ Practicum

Expertise:
Big Data
Data Analytics
Risk Management

Hema Yoganarasimhan

Hema Yoganarasimhan

Associate Professor of Marketing
Michael G. Foster Faculty Fellow
BUS AN 514: Analytics for Firm Decisions

Expertise:
Big Data
Digital Marketing
Pricing Strategies