Faculty and Staff

@MichealStratton / @mgmt_unca

Dr. Stratton joined the UNC Asheville faculty in 2010 and was appointed Department Chairperson in 2014. In addition to teaching in the Department and in the Humanities Program, he is a passionate teacher-scholar with interdisciplinary expertise in the areas... Read More

Chair & Associate Professor of Management
Micheal
Stratton
Ph.D.

 

Dr. Whitfield joined the UNC Asheville faculty in 2014. Her background is a combination of interdisciplinary academic training in management, economics and sociology, and international industry experience. She brings a passion for teaching to the University of North Carolina Asheville and has... Read More

Assistant Chair & Associate Professor of Management
Gwendolyn
Whitfield
Ph.D.

 

Mrs. Creech arrived at UNC Asheville in 2013. She previously worked at St. Johns River State College in Florida for 12 years.

Education B.A. from Florida State University A.A. from Tallahassee Community College
Administrative Assistant
Joanne
Creech

Dr. Burris joined the UNC faculty as Associate Professor in fall 2014.  She received a Ph.D. in International Development from the University of Southern Mississippi, an M.A. from the University of Denver’s Graduate School of International Studies, and a B.A. in Business Administration and... Read More

Associate Professor of Management
Deena
Burris
Ph.D.

Dr. Dennis Cole has taught classes at UNC Asheville since 2003, specializing in the areas of Marketing and Management. Earning his BA in Social Studies at the University of Liverpool, England (to the background of Beatles' music), he then received his M.B.A. from Boston College,... Read More

Lecturer, Management
Dennis
Cole
Ph.D.

Professor Hughes holds Certified Internal Auditor and Certified Public Accounting certifications from the state of South Carolina.  She is actively involved with several local and national agencies, and in 2007 was appointed by the Secretary of the Treasury to the National Taxpayer Advisory... Read More

Lecturer, Accounting
Carol
Hughes

 

Dr. Manns received the Distinguished Teaching Award in the Sciences (1995), the Alumni Distinguished Faculty Award (2013), the University Service Award (2013), and the Feldman Professorship Award for Outstanding Scholarship and Service (2015). Her book, Fearless Change: Patterns for introducing... Read More

Professor of Management
Mary Lynn
Manns
Ph.D.

Prior to her position as an Assistant Professor of Management in the Management and Accountancy Department at UNC Asheville, Susan Clark Muntean was an Assistant Professor of Management at Ball State University in Indiana, where she taught courses in entrepreneurship, social entrepreneurship,... Read More

Assistant Professor of Management
Susan Clark
Muntean
Ph.D.

 

Dr. Shields’ teaching interests are in cost and management accounting. He has taught courses that include cost accounting, management accounting, introductory financial accounting, and management control systems. His research interests are in the use of management accounting information by small... Read More

Assistant Professor of Accounting
Jeff
Shields
Ph.D.

 

On February 19, 2016 the UNC Asheville Board of Trustees voted unanimously to grant Professor Emeritus status to Dr. Yearout. This is the highest academic rank at UNC Asheville and acknowledges years of meritorious service and contributions to our campus, student learning, and the academy.

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Professor Emeritus of Management
Bob
Yearout
Ph.D.