Online M.B.A. Faculty
Learn the business skills needed to connect disciplines and transform organizations from our New York City-based faculty. Our distinguished faculty combine specialized areas of focus with big-picture thinking you can apply in real-world business situations.
Dr. Poonam Arora is an Associate Professor in the Management Department at Manhattan College, and an Adjunct Associate Research Scientist at the Center for Research on Environmental Decisions at Columbia University, New York. Dr. Arora’s research focuses on the role of social context and relationships in highly competitive situations. She models real world decisions to create interventions and best practice benchmarks that can enhance decision making and conflict resolution.
Gunae received a Ph.D. in Strategy and International Business from Rutgers Business School - Newark and New Brunswick, and a Ph.D. from the Consumer Science Department at the Ohio State University. Her research interests are in the areas of corporate strategy and corporate social responsibility (CSR). In particular, she has studied mechanisms through which CSR can create or destroy value in merger and acquisition contexts
- Ph.D. in Economics, Iowa State University, Ames, IA, 2016
- B.S. in Economics and Mathematics, Loras College, Dubuque, IA, 2009
- Ph.D., University of Oregon
- MS, University of Oregon
- MBA, CUNY Baruch College
- MA, American Univ Cairo
- Ph.D., Old Dominion University
- MBA, Ball State University
I am an Associate Professor of Computer Information Systems and Data Analytics. I joined Manhattan College in August 2014. Prior to joining Manhattan College, I spent 10 years at West Texas A&M University. I am a Graduate of the University of Arizona, I have my Ph.D. in Systems Engineering, a Master’s in Systems Engineering and a Master’s in Management Information Systems. I also have a Master’s Degree in Mathematics from the American University of Beirut and a Bachelor of Mathematics from the Haigazian College in Beirut, Lebanon.
I am an Assistant Professor of Operations and Supply Chain Management in the Management & Marketing Department of Manhattan College. My general research interests include: Supply Chain Networks, Perishable Products Supply Chains, Healthcare Supply Chains, Blood Banking Systems, Pharmaceutical Supply Chains, Disaster Relief Systems, and Network Optimization.
- Ph.D., Columbia University
- MS, Carnegie Mellon University
- MPHIL, Columbia University
- BS, Duquesne University
I worked for the Norfolk Southern Railroad and its predecessor, Norfolk Western Railway, for 6 years before I started my career as a professor, first at Hofstra University and now at Manhattan College since 1989. I teach classes in marketing research, innovation management, entrepreneurship management, international marketing and many others. I am also the Director of Global Business in the School of Business at Manhattan College.
- Ph.D., Stevens Inst. of Tech.
- MS, New Jersey Inst. of Tech.
- BE, New Jersey Inst. of Tech.
Dr. Grishma Shah’s research interests include economic globalization, cultural change, emerging economies, business/knowledge process outsourcing and cross-cultural management. Specifically, she is fascinated with the interaction of international business and culture and its implications for the firm, individual and society. Her research is regularly published and presented at academic conferences. Shah teaches courses on globalization, international management and doing business in emerging economies. Shah has also led several study trips to India.
- Ph.D., CUNY: The Graduate Center
- MPHIL, CUNY: The Graduate Center
- BS, Middle East Technical Turkey
Professor Ulema has collectively over 30 years of telecommunications experience as a researcher, professor, director, systems engineer, project manager and many more positions within the field. Professor Ulema holds two patents. Previously, he held management and technical positions in AT&T Bell Laboratories, Bellcore, Daewoo Telecom, and Hazeltine Corporations. He also has been an adjunct professor in the City College of New York and Stevens Institute of Technologies.
Marc Waldman, Ph.D. is the Director of Manhattan College’s online M.B.A. program and an assistant professor of computer information systems. Waldman’s research focuses on computer security, anonymity and utilizing open data in information systems courses.