Faculty Spotlight

Lei Lei

Professor and Dean of Rutgers Business School

Professor Lei Lei received her Ph.D. in Industrial Engineering from the University of Wisconsin (Madison) with a minor in Computer Sciences. She has served as the dissertation advisor for Ph.D. students, co-guest editor for Annals of Operations Research, associate editor of IIE Transactions, and Naval Research Logistics. She was a member...

Faculty Spotlight

Yaw M. Mensah

Professor and Executive Vice Dean

Professor Mensah’s teaching and research interests are in managerial and financial accounting, particularly in the areas of the evaluation of efficiency and productivity measurement, the financial reporting of non-profit institutions, and the use of accounting information in the capital markets.

Faculty Spotlight

Ashwani Monga

Professor and Vice Dean for Academic Programs and Innovations

Ashwani Monga (Ph.D., University of Minnesota) is Professor of Marketing and Vice Dean for Academic Programs and Innovations at Rutgers Business School, Newark and New Brunswick. He leads the strategic development and planning of academic programs for more than 9,000 students across the three RBS units: Newark Undergraduate, New Brunswick Undergraduate, and...

Dean Manish Kumar

Manish Kumar

Associate Dean of Administration and Finance

Dean Kumar is the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and Chief of Staff for RBS, and also oversees all human resource and administrative functions for the school. He has an MBA and an electrical engineering degree and has received prestigious certifications in management and leadership from MIT and in crisis leadership from Harvard ...

Academic Departments

Dan Palmon
Chair, Accounting & Information Systems

Ivan Brick
Chair, Finance & Economics

Chao Chen
Chair, Management & Global Business

Michael Katehakis
Chair, Management Science & Information Systems

Chan Choi
Chair, Marketing

Lian Qi
Chair, Supply Chain Management

Graduate Programs

Sharon Lydon
Director, Full Time and Part-Time MBA

Alexander Sannella
Director, MBA in Professional Accounting

Farrokh Langdana
Director, Executive MBA

Daniel C. Stubbs, Jr.
Director, Master of Accountancy in Financial Accounting

Irfan Bora
Director, Master of Accountancy in Governmental Accounting

Jay Soled
Director, Master of Accountancy in Taxation

Tavy Ronen
Director, Master of Science in Business of Fashion

Daniel Weaver
Director, Master of Financial Analysis

Xin Ding
Director, Master of Science in Healthcare Services Management

Vijay Atluri
Director, Master of Information Technology and Analytics

Yangru Wu
Director, Master of Quantitative Finance

Weiwei Chen
Director, Master of Supply Chain Analytics

Rudolf Leuschner
Director, Master of Supply Chain Management

Suresh Govindaraj
Director, Ph.D.

Undergraduate Programs

Robert Kurland
Associate Dean, Undergraduate Program-Newark

Martin S. Markowitz
Associate Dean, Undergraduate Program-New Brunswick

International Programs

Yongwei Zhang
Dean of International Programs


Russell Clarke
Senior Director of Office of Technology & Instructional Service

Jia Ren
Assistant Dean of Academic Affairs and Assessment

Nicole McCray
Business Manager

Deidre Walker
Human Resources Manager

Cindy McDermott-Hicks
Sr. Department Administrator of PTL Office and Facilities


Joe Schaffer
Associate Dean, Executive Education, Corporate & Alumni Engagement

Rich Knupp
Associate Dean of Advancement


Daniel J. Stoll
Executive Director of Communications & Marketing

Student Development

Sangeeta Rao
Assistant Dean for Mentoring Programs

Charles Brown
Assistant Dean for Diversity Programs

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