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Faculty

Permanent Faculty
Shirley D. Bishop Nari Kim
Ning Chen Jin Pyone
Amod Choudhary Deborah Sanders
Mine Aysen Doyran
Adjunct/Substitute Faculty
Sharon Aarons Polo D. Merguzhis
Petia Abdur-Razzaq Daisy Ortiz Berger
Stephanie Adam Adeline Ortiz
Maria Camaj Robert Rodriguez
June Cohen Mary Rogan
Soniya Dsouza Sandra Stein
Carlo Esidore Donald Sutherland
Richard Finger Patrick Joseph Tormey
John Dennis Fuller Bascilla Toussaint
Masele Kibassa

Permanent Faculty

Shirley D. Bishop

Office: Carman Hall, Room 366
Office Hours: By Appointment
Phone: 718-960-8461
E-mail: shirley.bishop@lehman.cuny.edu
Degrees and Sources of Degrees:
D.B.A. HRM, Walden University
Executive MSILR, Baruch College
B.B.A., Baruch College
SPHR, HRCI Certification
SHRM-SCP, SHRM Certification
HRPM, AAPM Certification
NYS Notary Public License

Dr. Shirley D. Bishop has taught various matriculated courses in human resource management, labor relations, organizational behavior, business ethics, international business, diversity, and management fundamentals. Before teaching, Dr. Bishop was a Business Developer, Senior Director of HR/Labor Relations, Senior Director of HR/Office Services, Chief Privacy Officer, and a Director of HR, Office Services, Purchasing, Security, and Facilities. She also served on a Governing Board of Directors, was an Editor-in-Chief, and published in four editions of The MSILR Link. Her doctoral research involved “Strategies to Enhance Creative Performance in Creative Industry Firms.” Dr. Bishop is the Faculty Advisor for the award-winning Lehman College Student Chapter of SHRM, where she provides ongoing strategic leadership and direction for the Chapter’s Executive Board and Directors. Dr. Bishop is also the Director of the Master of Science in Business (MSB) Degree Program at Lehman College.

Ning Chen

Photo of Ning ChenOffice: Carman Hall, Room 372
Office Hours: M&W 8:30-9:30AM or By Appt.
Phone: 718-960-8598
E-mail: ning.chen@lehman.cuny.edu
Degrees and Sources of Degrees:
Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles
Ph.D., East China Normal University
M.S., B.S., Nanjing Normal University, China

Dr. Ning Chen is a Professor of Management for Lehman College of The City University of New York. She earned a Ph.D. in Management from the University of California, Los Angeles. She also holds a Ph.D. in Psychology from East China Normal University. Dr. Chen’s research focuses on belief systems such as individuals’ belief in luck, belief in change, and belief in a just world. Her recent research projects include analyzing the effects of people’s beliefs on entrepreneurial activities as well as the role of beliefs in health-related behaviors. Dr. Chen has widely published in business management and psychological science journals, including Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology, Personality and Individual Differences, Basic and Applied Social Psychology, and Business Creativity & the Creative Economy. She also serves as a reviewer or panelist for the APA (American Psychologists Association) and the NSF (National Science Foundation) as well as multiple peer-reviewed journals. Prior to joining Lehman College, Dr. Chen has previously served on the faculties of Clarion University of Pennsylvania and Fudan University in China.

Amod Choudhary

Photo of Amod ChoudharyOffice: Carman Hall, Room 383
Office Hours: By Appointment
Phone: 718-960-8384
E-mail: amod.choudhary@lehman.cuny.edu
Degrees and Sources of Degrees:
J.D., State Univ. of New York at Buffalo
M.B.A., Fairleigh Dickinson Univ.
B.E., State Univ. of New York at Stony Brook

Professor Choudhary has taught Introduction to Management, Strategic Management, Seminar in Strategic Management, Introduction to Microeconomics, and Principles of Finance courses at Lehman College.

Prior to being an educator he was an engineer and lawyer. Professor Choudhary's research interests are strategic management, leadership, innovation and finance. His guiding philosophy in terms of teaching is to ensure that students are engaged and master the concepts taught in his courses. He engages students by discussing current events as they relate to the course topics and brings out students' viewpoints during class lectures. He also advises student clubs and participates in various Lehman College committees.

Finally, few years ago he started a bi-annual program to visit the New York Stock Exchange for students taking courses in the department. Publications

Deborah Sanders

Office: Carman Hall, Room 383
Office Hours: Fridays 3-4PM or By Appt.
Phone: 718-960-8384
E-mail: deborah.sanders@lehman.cuny.edu
Degrees and Sources of Degrees:
M.B.A., Columbia Univ.
B.S., Univ. of Delaware

Deborah Sanders is a seasoned lecturer. Her teaching interests include:

  • Principles of Business Management,
  • Market Management,
  • Marketing research,
  • Consumer Behavior,
  • Global Marketing and
  • Marketing technology
Her research interests include:

  • ‘Positive’ marketing and the effects of mass advertising and beauty ideals on body self-image
  • Diffusion of Technological Innovations Theory

She is also engaged in international academic exchange programs.

Before coming to Lehman College, Deborah served as Executive Director of The Harlem Venture Group (HVG), a not-for-profit organization that she co-founded in 1996. HVG provided training and micro-financing services for hundreds of aspiring entrepreneurs and received several community services awards for its dedication to economic development in low-income communities. Prior to HVG, Deborah held several positions at the Du Pont Company. Starting out in industrial plant engineering at a nuclear energy facility and moving into other areas of the company including medical products. She is active in her community, has served on many not-for-profit boards including the board of The Columbia Business School Alumni Club of New York.

She earned her Bachelor of Science degree in mechanical engineering from The University of Delaware and her Masters of Business Administration from Columbia University Graduate School of Business. She is a member of the American Marketing Association, The West African Research Association and is active in the Association of National Advertisers where Lehman College is a university member.

Her hobbies include boating and exercising. She lives with her family in Harlem, NY.

Mine Aysen Doyran

Photo of Mine Aysen DoyranOffice: Carman Hall, CA 378
Office Hours: T&TH 3:30-4:30Pm or By Appt.
Phone: 718-960-8386
E-mail: mine.doyran@lehman.cuny.edu
Degrees and Sources of Degrees:
Ph.D., State University of New York (SUNY), Albany
M.B.A., Iona College, New York
B.A., Bogazici University, Turkey

Dr. Mine Doyran is a (full-time, tenured) Associate Professor at the Department of Management and Business Innovation at Lehman College of The City University of New York (CUNY). She holds MBA in Finance/Financial Management (major) and International Business from La Penta School of Business, Iona College, and a PhD in International Relations with an emphasis in International Political Economy (IPE) from State University of New York (SUNY)-Albany. At Lehman, she has taught undergraduate courses in Strategic Management, Managerial Economics, Business Statistics (I&II), Principles of Management, International Business Management, Macroeconomics and Microeconomics. Her academic interests are in corporate governance, international corporate strategy, and contemporary issues in business and government. Dr. Doyran has obtained various prestigious recognitions for her work including a CUNY Academy, Feliks Gross Endowment Award and Financial Management Irene Hammerbacher Memorial Award-La Penta School of Business, Iona College. Recognized by CUNY Academy and published by Routledge (2013, 2016), her book, Financial Crisis Management and the Pursuit of Power: American Preeminence and the Credit Crunch, examined the key regulations passed in response to failures of corporate governance at financial institutions deemed ‘too big to fail’ in US history. Prior to joining Lehman College, Dr. Doyran worked as a lecturer in International Business at School of Business at Metropolitan College of New York and was a junior data analyst at the Bureau of Program and Policy Analysis at a NY state government agency in Albany. She also serves as an adjunct professor of Economics and Latin America in the Social Sciences Department and briefly taught in the Department of International Trade and Marketing at the Fashion Institute of Technology/SUNY in Manhattan. She is currently a member of the Latin American Studies Association (LASA), Academy of International Business (AIB) and Eastern Economic Association (EEA).

Nari Kim

Photo of Nari KimOffice: Carman Hall, Room 376
Office Hours: TH 1-2PM
Phone: 718-960-8500
E-mail: nari.kim@lehman.cuny.edu
Degrees and Sources of Degrees:
Ph.D., Washington State University
M.A., State University of NY at Albany
B.A., Kyungpook National University, South Korea

Nari Kim is an assistant professor at the Department of Management and Business Innovation at Lehman College of the City University of New York (CUNY). Prior to joining Lehman College, Nari was a visiting scholar at the Wharton School at University of Pennsylvania and a post-doctoral researcher at the University of California, Irvine. She received her PhD in Management from Washington State University’s Carson College of Business in 2016.

Her research areas of interest include behavioral strategy, corporate wrongdoing, crisis management, managerial cognition, and corporate governance.

Jin Pyone

Office: Carman Hall, Room 372
Office Hours: TBD
Phone: 718-960-8598
E-mail: jin.pyone@lehman.cuny.edu
Degrees and Sources of Degrees:
Ph.D., Johnson Graduate School of Management, Cornell University
M.A., University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, IL
B.A., Ewha Womans University, Seoul, Korea

 

Adjunct/Substitute Faculty

Sharon Aarons

Office: Carman Hall, Room 321
E-mailsharon.aarons@lehman.cuny.edu

Petia Abdur-Razzaq

Office: Carman Hall, Room 321
E-mailpetia.abdur-razzaq@lehman.cuny.edu

Stephanie Adam

Office: Carman Hall, Room 321
E-mailstephanie.adam@lehman.cuny.edu

Maria Camaj

Office: Carman Hall, Room 321
E-mailmaria.camaj@lehman.cuny.edu

June Cohen

Office: Carman Hall, Room 321
E-mailjune.cohen@lehman.cuny.edu

Soniya Dsouza

Office: Carman Hall, Room 321
E-mail: soniya.dsouza@lehman.cuny.edu

Carlo Esidore

Office: Carman Hall, Room 321
E-mail: carlo.esidore@lehman.cuny.edu

Richard Finger

Office: Carman Hall, Room 321
E-mail: richard.finger@lehman.cuny.edu

John Dennis Fuller

Office: Carman Hall, Room 321
E-mail: john.fuller@lehman.cuny.edu

Masele Kibassa

Office: Carman Hall, Room 321
E-mailmasele.kibassa@lehman.cuny.edu

Polo D. Merguzhis

Office: Carman Hall, Room 321
E-mail: polo.merguzhis@lehman.cuny.edu

Daisy Ortiz Berger

Office: Carman Hall, Room 321
E-mail: daisy.ortizberger@lehman.cuny.edu

Adeline Ortiz

Office: Carman Hall, Room 321
E-mail: adeline.ortiz@lehman.cuny.edu

Robert Rodríguez

Office: Carman Hall, Room 321
E-mail: robert.rodriguez2@lehman.cuny.edu

Mary Rogan

Office: Carman Hall, Room 321
E-mail: mary.rogan@lehman.cuny.edu

Sandra Stein

Office: Carman Hall, Room 321
E-mail: sandra.stein@lehman.cuny.edu

Don Sutherland

Office: Carman Hall, Room 321
E-mail: donald.sutherland@lehman.cuny.edu

Patrick Joseph Tormey

Office: Carman Hall, Room 321
E-mail: patrick.tormey@lehman.cuny.edu

Bascillia Toussaint

Office: Carman Hall, Room 321
E-mail: bascillia.toussaint@lehman.cuny.edu