College of Business Faculty & Staff

The College of Business faculty is committed to bringing our students a combination of real-world experience and cutting-edge scholarship in order to create the best possible learning environment. The staff provides students with the resources they need to get the most out of their college experience.

Judge Charlie Bailey, Double Duck
Adjunct Professor

Charlie Bailey is currently the Presiding Judge in Washington County. He has been a judge since 2006 and is a Double Duck, graduating from the University of Oregon's undergraduate and law schools. Learn more.

Christian Calderon
Assistant Professor, Management
503-352-3082

Professor Calderon earned his BE in Civil Engineering from the City College of New York in 1996 and his MBA with an emphasis in International Management from Fordham University in 2005. He is soon to complete his PhD in Management at the University of Memphis. His research interests include Human Capital Management and Diversity. Learn More.

Assistant Professor, Finance
503-352-1470

Dr. Chen received his PhD in Finance from the Price College of Business at the University of Oklahoma. He has a number of recent publications along with an impressive list of international presentations. Dr. Chen has been heavily involved with student organizations at as well as a member of numerous academic and finance associations. Learn More.

Assistant Professor, Accounting
503-352-1472

Dr. Hamilton has earned his BS in Accounting from Emporia State University and his MBA, Master in Arts of Public Administration, and a Ph.D. in Business Administration from Syracuse University. Dr. Hamilton is a CPA certified in the State of Kansas. Recently, he retired from 23 years of active military service as a Lieutenant Colonel. Learn More.

Adjunct Professor

Steve Leijon came to academia following a career in industry where he held a variety of senior staff roles in international high-technology. He specialized in service design and marketing, business operations engineering, and business model innovation. Learn more.

Adjunct Professor

Dr. Keven Malkewitz is a mix of industry experience and academic expertise. A life-long interest in sports products and product design led him to a 15-year career as a manager around the globe for Adidas (1983-1998). He now researches the influence of design in the new product development process. He has published design-related articles in several peer-reviewed journals such as the Journal of Marketing, the Journal of Retailing, and the Journal of Business Research. Learn More.

Assistant Professor, Accounting
503-352-2808

Professor McNally completed her BBA in Accounting from the University of Hawaii in 1982. She earned her MBA in 1995 at the University of South Dakota and began her career as an accountant for Bank of Hawaii in Honolulu. After passing the CPA exam she worked for KPMG of Honolulu in audit. She owned her own CPA practice which she owned until July of 2017. Learn More.

Assistant Professor, Marketing
503-352-1474

Dr. Min received her B.A. and M.A. in Mass Communications from Sogang University in Seoul, South Korea and Ph.D. in Business Administration with an emphasis on Marketing from the University of Utah. Before pursuing her Ph.D., she worked as a researcher at Gallup Korea in Seoul. Her primary research interests are in the field of Consumer Behavior. Learn More.

Associate Professor, Finance
503-352-1462

Dr. Peng received his PhD in Finance from Texas Tech University, as well as his MBA in Finance from Oklahoma City University. Most recently, Dr. Peng has been an instructor at the University of Arkansas, Fort Smith with extensive teaching experience in both undergraduate and graduate finance programs. Learn More.

Faculty Chair, Associate Professor
503-352-1473

Dr. Krishnan Ramaya is currently researching on competitive advantage, value creation, technology management and, more recently, healthcare management. Dr. Ramaya also provides consultation services in the areas of strategy and competitive advantage. He teaches both undergraduate and graduate students. He earned his undergraduate degree in business, an MBA with a concentration in marketing, and a PhD in strategic management, all from the University of Kansas. Learn More.

Assistant Professor, Marketing
503-352-1471

Brittney received her PhD from Washington University St. Louis with her dissertation focusing on product line extension, and her research includes papers exploring brand perception. A recent paper on material purchases and consumer well-being was published in the Journal of the Association for Consumer Research. Learn More.

Frank Wagner, PhD
Adjunct Professor

Dr. Frank Wagner received his MBA and Ph.D. from the Graduate School of Management at U.C.L.A. After teaching at Loyola Marymount University Dr. Wagner has consulted with many top companies and NGO’s in the area of leadership development. Learn more.

Adjunct Professor

Dr. Sharon Wagner’s experience includes leadership roles in academic, management consulting, and corporate settings. Learn More.

Director of Placement Services
503-352-3117

As the Director of Placement Services for the College of Business, Wanda Frazier works with local employers and other organizations to create internships for current students. Connect with Wanda today to start the path towards your career. Learn More.

Ryan P. Garcia
Director of Marketing & Admissions
503-352-2187

Ryan P. Garcia is the Director of Marketing & Admissions for all College of Business programs. Connect with Ryan to learn about admissions requirements or promotional ideas.

Executive Assistant to the Dean
503-352-2809

Jen Walsh is the Executive Assistant in the College of Business Dean's Office. She supports the faculty and students in the College of Business.