Dr. Susan Aloi
Ed.D., West Virginia University
B.S., M.B.A, West Virginia Wesleyan College
Dr. Aloi has served as a faculty member at Wesleyan since May 2007. Dr. Aloi holds a doctorate in Higher Education Administration from West Virginia University and an MBA and BS in Management and Economics from West Virginia Wesleyan College. Her research interests include strategic planning, assessment, and the scholarship of teaching and learning. Dr. Aloi has lectured in the undergraduate and MBA programs since 1999 and has taught a variety of marketing, management, and special topic courses. Dr. Aloi is a Planning Institute faculty member for the Society for College & University Planning and a Teagle Assessment Scholar with the Center of Inquiry in the Liberal Arts.
Dr. Kimberly Conrad
M.S., West Virginia University
B.S., Glenville State College
Professor Kimberly Conrad earned a Bachelor’s degree from Glenville State College and an MS degree in Integrated Marketing Communications from WVU. She earned her Doctorate in Business administration with a specialization in Marketing through Northcentral University. She previously served as an Adjunct Professor of Marketing for Glenville State for more than six years and, most recently, as an online instructor for Southern New Hampshire University. In addition, Professor Conrad has more than 25 years of marketing and management experience in retail, healthcare, non-profit, higher education, criminal justice and state government. Her research interests include social media, internal marketing, and integrated marketing communications.
Dr. Tracie Dodson
M.S., Ed.D., West Virginia University
B.S., Wheeling Jesuit College
Dr. Dodson holds a doctorate in Educational Leadership and a Master of Science in Industrial Relations from West Virginia University. Her undergraduate degree in Industrial Engineering is from Wheeling Jesuit University. Dr. Dodson’s research interests include business systems analysis, project management, program evaluation, and assessment. Dr. Dodson has taught at Wesleyan since Autumn 2008, teaches courses in management, organizational behavior, leadership, and information management systems, and is the faculty advisor for Enactus.
Dr. Tuan Le
M.S., Ph.D., West Virginia University
B.S. Foreign Trade University, Hanoi
Dr. Le holds a doctorate in Economics and a Master of Science in Finance from West Virginia University. His undergraduate degree in Business Administration is from Foreign Trade University. Dr. Le has taught economics and finance at Foreign Trade University in Hanoi and at Washington and Jefferson College in Pennsylvania. He has also passed the level 1 exam in the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) program. He began teaching at Wesleyan in 2015. He teaches a variety of topics in economics and quantitative analysis. Dr. Le has published articles on the impact of corruption on foreign direct investment. His research interests include macroeconomics topics, financial and international aspects of economics. Dr. Le is a member of the American Economic Association.
Professor David McCauley
B.A. and J.D., West Virginia University
Professor McCauley received his BA in Political Science and History as well as his JD degree from West Virginia University. He has taught business law courses at Wesleyan since Autumn 1983, serves as the college’s internal legal counsel and is former legal counsel for the City of Buckhannon. In addition to teaching courses in the School of Business, Mr. McCauley also teaches constitutional law for the Political Science program.
Dr. Hamid Shaafi
Ph.D., Syracuse University
B.S., M.P.A., University of Tehran
Dr. Shaafi received a Ph.D. from Syracuse University, an MPA from the University of Tehran, and completed post-doctoral work at the University of South Florida. He holds CMA and CFM licensure and is a member of the Financial Association International and the Institute of Management Accountants. Dr. Shaafi has taught accounting and finance courses at Wesleyan since Autumn 1990.
Professor Kelly Sharp
School Director, Director of MBA, Assistant Professor
M.A., West Virginia University
B.S., M.B.A., West Virginia Wesleyan College
Professor Sharp is the Director of the School of Business and has served as a faculty member at Wesleyan since August 2006. She holds a master of economics from West Virginia University and an MBA and BS in Mathematics and Health Promotion/Fitness Management from West Virginia Wesleyan College. Prof. Sharp has taught a variety of courses over her time at Wesleyan, from quantitative courses like statistics, data analytics, and econometrics to microeconomic courses to include applications in sport, public sector, and environmental economics. Her research interests include sport and public sector economics. Prof. Sharp is also a 2016 graduate of Leadership West Virginia.
Dr. Rebecca Swisher
Ph.D., Northcentral University
B.S., M.P.A., West Virginia University
A Certified Public Accountant, Dr. Swisher holds both a bachelor’s and master’s degrees in Accounting from West Virginia University and her doctorate from Northcentral University. Dr. Swisher served as an Assistant Professor of Accounting at Glenville State College, and has experience in private, public, and government accounting.
Dr. Joshua Beck
Visiting Assistant Professor
Ph.D. Robert Morris University
M.B.A. Saint Francis University
B.A. University of Pittsburgh
Dr. Beck holds a doctorate in Instructional Management and Leadership from Robert Morris University, a master’s from Saint Francis University, and a bachelor’s degree from the University of Pittsburgh. Dr. Beck’s research interests include management, leadership, organizational behavior, and business ethics. Dr. Beck has over 6 years of experience as a manager in various industries and has previously taught as an Adjunct Faculty member at Pennsylvania Highlands Community College for the past three years.