Faculty

Susan Myrden

Susan Myrden named UMaine’s NCAA Faculty Athletics Representative

Dr. Susan Myrden, Associate Professor of Marketing, has been appointed the NCAA Faculty Athletics Representative (FAR) for the University of Maine. She is the first woman to hold this position at UMaine.  In this role, Dr. Myrden serves as a liaison between the institution and the athletics department. She also represents the institution in the America […]

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Peggy Keiper

Margaret Keiper joins the Maine Business School

The Maine Business School is excited to welcome Dr. Margaret “Peggy” Keiper as Associate Professor of Sport Management. She also fills the role of MBS Area Coordinator for our Sport Management major. Dr. Keiper comes to UMaine from the University of Alaska Fairbanks. She was the Director of their Sport and Recreation Business Program and […]

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Dr. Jason Entsminger

Jason Entsminger joins the Maine Business School

Jason Entsminger has been named assistant professor of entrepreneurship and innovation and assistant Extension professor and small business specialist at the University of Maine, effective September 15. Entsminger comes to UMaine from the Northeast Regional Center for Rural Development (NERCRD), hosted at Pennsylvania State University. NERCRD is one of four such centers established by USDA […]

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Dr. Jason Harkins and Dr. Pank Agrrawal volunteer with Junior Achievement of Maine

Business Faculty Volunteer with Junior Achievement

On May 20, Dr. Pank Agrrawal and Dr. Jason Harkins spent time volunteering at Leonard Middle School in Old Town for their JA (Junior Achievement) in a Day. Junior Achievement’s mission is to inspire and prepare young people to succeed. The organization realizes that mission through the inspiration and guidance of community volunteers who share […]

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MBA and Maine Law class

MBA and Maine Law: Leaders in Interdisciplinary Collaboration

Dr. Jason Harkins, Associate Dean of the Maine Business School and the Graduate School of Business, is leading the way for interdisciplinary collaboration with his work with the Maine Law School. Over the past year and a half, Dr. Harkins has worked closely with Professor Andrew Kaufman, Professor of Practice and Coordinator of the Business […]

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Dr. Pank Agrrawal, Salgo Professor

New Salgo Professor

The Maine Business School has a new Salgo Professor: Dr. Pankaj Agrrawal. Nicolas M. Salgo bequeathed a gift to the University of Maine in December 1967 to enhance the reputation and visibility of the then-College of Business Administration. The Professorship of Business Administration was born from that gift. The individuals selected for this professorship are […]

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Welcoming new faculty to the Donald P. Corbett Business Building at UMaine

Welcoming 9 New Business Faculty

On this first week of fall 2021, the Maine Business School and Graduate School of Business are now home to over 1,600 students at the BSBA and MBA levels of study. “We are grateful that we are also welcoming new faculty to our ranks to reach these students and foster their growth and progress to […]

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Stefano Tijerina New Book

Stefano Tijerina Authors New Book

Stefano Tijerina, Ph.D., has authored his first book. Recently published by the University of Toronto Press,  Opportunism and Goodwill: Canadian Business Expansion in Colombia, 1867-1979 explores the dynamics of the economic relationship between Canada and Colombia that is largely overlooked by historians and social scientists. Dr. Tijerina is a Lecturer of Management in the Maine […]

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Eight New Faculty Join MBS

In addition to a class of incoming students, there are plenty of other new faces roaming the halls of DP Corbett. Eight new faculty members have joined the MBS team – six based in Orono and two based in Portland. JOHN N. ANGELIS Visiting Assistant Professor of Operations Management Ph.D., Case Western Reserve University, 2009 […]

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