The biggest source of professional pride and fulfillment for our faculty is their opportunity to play a key role in the development of students. Our professors’ doors are always open, and they work diligently to know every student in a meaningful way. They understand fully that the Greehey School of Business exists purely to serve our students to the best of our abilities. Our faculty work hard to transform our students’ lives and empower them to build a better world. As a result, they provide our students with a welcoming and challenging environment that combines excellence in business education with a focus on faith, values and service.

We invite you to reach out to our professors who teach in areas of interest to you.

Ying “Caroline” Chen, D.B.A., CPA, CMA
Cody Cox, Ph.D.
Violeta Díaz, Ph.D.
Diane Dowdell
Klavdia Ballard Evans, Ph.D.
Teri Grimmer, D.B.A.
Denada Ibrushi, Ph.D.
Siti Aqilah Jahari, Ph.D., FHEA
Barclay James, Ph.D.
Donna James-Spruce
Jeffrey E. Johnson, Ph.D.
Mathew Joseph, Ph.D.
Sung-Tae (Daniel) Kim, Ph.D.
Nicole Kirpalani, Ph.D.
Hong-Hee Lee, Ph.D.
Seongbae Lim, Ph.D.
Zecong Ma, Ph.D.
Thomas Madison, Ph.D., CPA (TX – Ret.)
Guillermo Martinez, J.D.
Rod Monger, Ph.D.
Suzanne Oliva, LL.M., CPA
Rowena Ortiz-Walters, Ph.D.
Sergio Palacios, Ph.D.
Mark B. Persellin, Ph.D., CPA (TX), CFP
Gregory Pool, Ph.D.
Gail Ribalta
Kent W. Royalty, LL.M.
Michael James Schaub, CPA
Gianfranco Semino
David W. Sommer, Ph.D.
Sharmistha Swain, Ph.D.
Ajaya K. Swain, Ph.D.
Stephanie G. Ward, Ph.D.
Jialin (Jolene) Zhao, Ph.D.

Meet our Professors

At the Greehey School of Business, we provide the best of the best for our students. Not only are our faculty members exceptional in the classroom, many of them have received awards, published articles in prestigious journals and received funding to further their scholarly research.

  • 2023 Faculty Awards

Outstanding Faculty in Teaching

  • Camilla Montoya

    Camilla Montoya

    Adjunct Professor of Management

  • Guillermo Martinez (J.D. ’96)

    Visiting Assistant Professor of Marketing

Outstanding Adviser Award

  • Guillermo Martinez (J.D. ’96)

    Visiting Assistant Professor of Marketing

1923 Commemorative Award For Outstanding Research

  • Hong-Hee Lee, Ph.D.

    Assistant Professor of Finance and Quantitative Management

Greehey School of Business Mission Award

  • Ajaya Swain

    Ajaya Swain, Ph.D.

    Associate Professor of Quantitative Management

Dean’s Award for Staff Excellence

  • Aida Guillory

    Aida Guillory

    Senior Administrative Assistant for the Dean

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