Falls School of Business


Dr. Michael L. Bruce

Professor of Marketing

Dr. Bruce has taught both undergraduate and graduate level courses at Geneva College, Maryville University, Saint Louis University, University of Pennsylvania, Robert Morris University, and Webster University. He has also taught internationally with the Pacific Institute of Business Management at Petroleum College in Chongqing, China, and The School of Management of China Economic and Trade […]

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Dr. Michael E. Collette

Professor of Management

Dr. Collette has served at Anderson University since 1977 and blends a background rich in professional and community service. He holds a Doctor of Education degree with emphasis in organizational development at Indiana University and a BA in accounting from the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater. He has taught at both the graduate and undergraduate levels. Dr. […]

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Dr. Emmett Allan Dulaney

Director of Doctoral Studies

Professor Dulaney holds a Bachelor of Science in Economics from Ball State University, an MBA from Anderson University, and completed his DBA in 2009. Dulaney has a background in technology and publishing and has started businesses in both fields. His research interests are e-business and e-commerce. Professor Dulaney has written several books on computer operating […]

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Dr. Jerrald M. Fox

Director of Global Business Studies; Director of Internships

Dr. Fox shares with his students a background merging academic work, practical experience, and consulting service. He holds an MBA in finance from Indiana University and a PhD in organizational behavior and development from The Union Institute. In addition to being a certified financial planner, Dr. Fox is active in management consulting and is the […]

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Dr. Rebecca A. Haskett

Professor of Business Administration

Dr. Haskett teaches in the areas of management, non-profit leadership, and strategic planning. She completed her EdD in higher education at Indiana University, with a minor in non-profit strategic management. Her dissertation focused on emotional intelligence (EQ) and effective teaching, which has led to many speaking engagements on the topic. She is a certified trainer […]

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Dr. Jay J. Hochstetler

Director of Assessment and Accreditation

Dr. Hochstetler has enjoyed the opportunity to be involved in a variety of management positions in his career. After receiving his MBA from Indiana University, he worked in Human Resources for R. R. Donnelley and Sons and then for NCR. Jay then spent eight years at Indiana Wesleyan University where he was director of the […]

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Dr. Doyle J. Lucas

Professor of Management

Dr. Lucas has been serving students at Anderson University since 1981 and as a faculty member in the Falls School of Business since 1984. An Anderson University graduate, Dr. Lucas has an MBA from Ball State University and a Ph.D. in higher education administration with an emphasis in organizational behavior and theory from Indiana University. In […]

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Dr. Melanie Peddicord

Associate Professor of Accounting & Business

After graduating with a BA in Accounting from Anderson University in 1994, she worked several years for Ernst & Young LLP in Indianapolis where her audit clients included health-care, insurance, retail, and not-for-profit organizations. For the last 15 years, Professor Peddicord has held several positions in the financial management department at The Finish Line, Inc., […]

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Dr. Francis O. Pianki

Professor of Business Administration

Professor Pianki has a well-balanced background, which blends academic ability and professional experience. He earned a BS in chemical engineering from University of Connecticut, an MS in chemical engineering from University of Arizona, and an MBA from Pepperdine University. Pianki served at Taylor University as assistant professor of business and environment management, at Barber Manufacturing […]

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Dr. Hyeon Joon Shin

Assistant Professor of Economics

Dr. Shin teaches in the subjects of economics. He obtained his master’s degree in economics from Syracuse University and completed his Ph.D. degree in economics at Southern Illinois University. Prior to joining the FSB, he devoted himself as a senior researcher carrying out international economics research and providing consulting services to governments and private firms […]

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Prof. Anna Stumpf

Director of 10-Month MBA Program; Director of Business Lab

After receiving her Bachelor of Science in Marketing from Missouri State University, Professor Stumpf worked for Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. in various management positions across the country for 10 years. Answering a calling to teach, Professor Stumpf earned an MA in teaching from University of Indianapolis and taught high school business classes for 8 years. With […]

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Ray Sylvester

Dr. Ray Sylvester

Director of Personal Brand Management; Director of Music Business (Entertainment Business)

Dr. Ray Sylvester is associate professor of marketing and personal branding. He was a senior lecturer and leader of two music business programs at Buckinghamshire New University. He co-wrote the first music business program in Europe in 1996. Ray has presented across both Europe and the US on the topic of personal branding. He is also […]

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Prof. Vanessa Tijerina

Assistant Professor of Accounting

Prof. Tijerina joined the faculty after serving as the assistant treasurer and controller for Anderson University. In addition to teaching accounting, she leads the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program, which serves low-income families.

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Dr. Terry Truitt

Dean, Falls School of Business

Teaching experience at the undergraduate and graduate levels, coupled with seven years of practical experience with Zale Corporation, prepared Dr. Truitt for an exciting career at Anderson University. Undergraduate majors in accounting, economics, and management, along with his professional designation as a certified management accountant, provide him a strong technical base for business education. Earning […]

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Dr. Brock Vaughters

Assistant Professor of Finance; Director of Undergraduate Studies

Dr. Vaughters is an alum of Anderson University and the Falls School of Business and brings with him over a decade of practical business experience. After graduating with a BA in Finance 2003, he worked for the Department of Defense doing numerous financial and accounting functions in Indianapolis. Professor Vaughters has also worked for various […]

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