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Welcome The New 2018-19 Faculty

September  2018

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The Jon M. Huntsman School of Business is proud to welcome the 2018-19 new faculty to Utah State University. This year’s recruiting class hails from around the world, with degrees from Oxford, Yale, Vanderbilt, Minnesota, and more. Several faculty have come from the corporate world including senior roles at The Walt Disney Company, Extra Space Storage and BlackRock. Please join us in welcoming this impressive class to campus.

Bruce Boucher

Bruce Boucher, Director, Master of Human Resource Executive Program

Management Department

MS - Human Resource Management, USU, 2012
BS - International Relations, BYU, 1984
Former Chief HR Officer Extra Space Storage
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James Cannon

James Cannon, Assistant Professor of Accounting

School of Accountancy Department

Ph.D., Business Administration (Accounting emphasis), University of Utah, 2011
MBA, University of Michigan, 2001
BA, Economics, Brigham Young University, 1995
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Antje Graul

Antje Graul, Assistant Professor of Marketing

Marketing and Strategy Department

Ph.D., Marketing, Business and Management Pathway, Leeds University Business School, 2018
M.A., Corporate Communications and Public Relations, Leeds University Business School, 2014
B.A. (Dual), Communication Science and Literary Studies, University of Erfurt, 2011
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Katarzyna Habu

Katarzyna (Kat) Habu, Assistant Professor of Economics

Economics & Finance Department

D.Phil, Economics, Oxford University, 2017
MSc, Economics and International Financial Economics, Warwick University, 2010
BSc, Mathematics and Economics, Warwick University, 2009
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Jared Hansen

Jared Hansen, Assistant Professor of Marketing

Marketing and Strategy Department

PhD, Marketing, Texas Tech University, Dec 2007
MBA, Brigham Young University, 2005
BS, Facilities Management, Brigham Young University, 2001
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Rick Hardcopf

Rick Hardcopf, Assistant Professor of Operations Management

Management Department

PhD, University of Minnesota
MBA, Wisconsin School of Business, 1989
BS, Chemical Engineering, Iowa State University, 1984
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Curt Howes

Curt Howes, Executive in Residence

Center for Entrepreneurship, Marekting and Strategy Department

MA, Organizational Communications, Brigham Young University, 1978
BA, Interpersonal Communications and Business Mgt minor, Brigham Young University 1977
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Pedram Jahangiry

Pedram Jahangiry, Visiting Assistant Professor of Finance

Economics & Finance Department

PhD, Economics, Arizona State University, 2017
Master, Economics, Simon Fraser University, 2013
MBA, Sharif University, 2012
Industrial Engineering, IUST, 2009
Former Research Associate at BlackRock NYC
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Matthew Jaremski

Matt Jaremski, Associate Professor of Economics

Economics & Finance Department

Ph.D., Economics, Vanderbilt University, 2010
B.A., Economics, Business Administration, and Classical Civilizations, Austin College, 2006
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Chalon Keller

Chalon Keller, Professional Practice Assistant Professor

Center for Entrepreneurship, Marketing and Strategy Department

Air War College Maxwell AFB, Ala 2008
Ph.D. Utah State University, 1998
M.S. Utah State University, 1995
B.S. Utah State University, 1992
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Steve Milovich

Steve Milovich, Senior Lecturer & Executive in Residence

Management Department

MBA, Pepperdine, 1999
BS, Economics, Utah State University, 1979
Former Senior Vice President, Global Human Resources, Talent and Workforce Diversity for The Walt Disney Company’s Disney | ABC Television Group
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Craig Palsson

Craig Palsson, Assistant Professor of Economics

Economics & Finance Department

Economics & Finance Department
PhD, Economics, Yale University, 2017
BS, Economics, BYU, 2012
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Lynn Rees

Lynn Rees, Bonnie B. and James H. Quigley/Deloitte Foundation Professor

School of Accountancy Department

Ph.D., Arizona State University, 1993
B.A., Southern Utah University, 1989
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Sepideh Raei

Sepideh Raei, Assistant Professor of Economics

Economics & Finance Department

Ph.D., Economics, Arizona State University, 2018
MA, Economics, Simon Fraser University, 2013
MBA, Sharif University, 2011
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Ayse Sapci

Ayse Sapci, Assistant Professor of Economics

Economics & Finance Department

Ph.D., Economics, Vanderbilt University, 2013
M.A., Economics, Vanderbilt University, 2009
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Lianne Wappett

Lianne Wappett, Lecturer of Business Communications

MIS Department

MFA, Studio Art + Design, University of Idaho
BA, Advertising/Marketing, Brigham Young University
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