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Sooqwan Hong Faculty Photo

Soonkwan Hong

PhD in Marketing, University of Texas-Pan American

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906-487-2285
shong2@mtu.edu

Assistant Professor of Marketing, School of Business and Economics

Dr. Soonkwan Hong is originally from Inchon, South Korea and has lived in Vancouver, BC, Canada and more recently in South Texas. His research interests include consumer identity project, consumer agency, and co-optation theory. He believes that “edutainment,” utilizing up-to-date technology, is one of the most successful teaching methods. His . . .

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Daya Muralidharan

Daya Muralidharan

PhD, Economics, University of California, Riverside

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dmuralid@mtu.edu

Adjunct Assistant Professor of Economics, School of Business and Economics

Dr. Muralidharan earned her PhD in Economics from University of California, Riverside. She is currently researching efficiency and sustainability of the world’s natural resources with special interest in water shortages, pollution, and how they relate to agriculture and groundwater issues.  Dr. Muralidharan is also studying the impact of sustainable forest . . .

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Joel Tuoriniemi

Joel C Tuoriniemi

JD – Michigan State University (Detroit College of Law)

Contact

906-487-1877
jctuorin@mtu.edu

Professor of Practice in Accounting , School of Business and Economics

Joel Tuoriniemi joined the SBE as a lecturer in 2002 and assumed his current position as Assistant Professor of Taxation in Fall 2008. Joel has won the University’s Distinguished Teaching Award, the SBE’s Teaching Award, and has also been inducted into the University’s Academy of Teaching Excellence. He is a . . .