College of Business

Instructors

Instructors

James Baker

James Baker

  • Instructor, College of Business
  • Executive Director, Innovation and Commercialization

Teaching

  • IP Law, Technology, Society, and Innovation

Degree

  • PhD in Engineering - Environmental, Michigan Technological University
  • Admitted to U.S. Patent Bar, Registration number: 54,975
Natasha Berg

Natasha Berg

  • Instructor, College of Business

Teaching

  • Business Law

Degree

  • J.D., Thomas M. Cooley Law School
  • BBA in Finance and Business Economics, Grand Valley State University
MaryFran Desrochers

MaryFran Desrochers

  • Instructor, College of Business

Teaching

  • Team Dynamics/Decision Making

Degree

  • MS in Instrumental Sciences, University of Arkansas at Little Rock
  • BS in Mechanical Engineering, Michigan Technological University
Jodie Dompier

Jodie Dompier

  • Instructor, College of Business
  • Business Systems Analyst, Student Affairs Information systems

Teaching

  •  Gov/Not-for-Profit Accounting

Degree

  •  Master in Accounting, Michigan Tech University
  • BA in English from University of Michigan
Catherine Hsin

Catherine Hsin

  • Instructor, College of Business

Teaching

  • Integrated Marketing Communications

Degree

  • MS in Integrated Marketing Communications, Northwestern University
  • BA in Foreign Languages and Literatures, National Taiwan University
Michael Kolasa

Michael Kolasa

  • Instructor, College of Business

Teaching

  • Personal Financial Planning

Degree

  • LL.M., Master of Laws in Taxation from Wayne State University Law School
  • J.D., Thomas Cooley Law School
  • Certified Financial Planner™
  • B.S., Northern Michigan University
Adam Laplander

Adam Laplander

  • Instructor, College of Business

Teaching

  • Accounting Principles 

Degree

  • MS in Accounting, Michigan Technological University 
  • BA in Accounting, Michigan Technological University
Cindy McColley

Cindy McColley

  • Instructor, College of Business

Teaching

  • Introduction to Digital Marketing

Degree

  • MS in Integrated Marketing Communications, Northwestern University
  • BA in Foreign Languages and Literatures, National Taiwan University
Adam Mitteer

Adam Mitteer

  • Instructor, College of Business

Teaching

  •  Management Information Systems

Degree

  • MS in Data Science, Michigan Technological University
  • BS in Business Administration Operations & Systems Management, Michigan Technological University
  • BS in Business Administration Management of Information Systems, Michigan Technological University 
Jim Northey

Jim Northey

  • Instructor, College of Business

Teaching

  • Finance

Degree

  • MS Financial Markets and Trading concentration in Computational Finance, Illinois Institute of Technology
  • BS in Mathematics, University of Indianapolis

Susanna D. Peters

  • Lecturer in Law and Society

Areas of Interest

  • Resource Economics
  • Cyberlaw
  • Intellectual Property
  • Constitutional Law
  • Orientation to Legal Careers
  • American Government
Bill Smith

Bill Smith

  • Instructor, College of Business

Teaching

  • Business Law

Degree

  • Juris Doctor from Wayne State
  • BS in Major Poly Science from Michigan State
Fraser Strome

Fraser Strome

  • Instructor, College of Business

Teaching

  • Business Law

Degree

  • JD, Valparaiso University
  • BA in History, Spring Arbor University
Robert Tripp

Robert S. Tripp

  • Instructor, College of Business

Teaching

  • Organizational Behavior 

Degree

  • PhD in Business Administration, The University of Minnesota
  • MS in Business Administration, Michigan Technological University
  • BS in Metallurgical Engineering, Michigan Technological University 
Joel Vertin

Joel C. Vertin

  • Instructor, College of Business

Teaching

  •  IS/IT Management

Degree

  • MBA in  Business Administration, Michigan Technological University
  • BS in  Management Information Systems, Michigan Technological University