David Daniel
Name
David Daniel
Title
Assistant Professor of Business Management

B.S., 1998, Tusculum College
M.B.A., 2000, National University
M.P.A., 2005, Georgia State University

Phone
(570) 422-3485
Campus Address
Gessner Science Hall 301
Douglas Friedman
Name
Douglas C. Friedman
Title
Associate Professor of Business Management, Department Chair

B.A., Economics University of Pennsylvania
M.B.A., Marketing Baruch College, CUNY
Ph.D., University of Michigan

Phone
(570) 422-3436
Campus Address
Gessner Science Hall 307

I teach a wide range of marketing classes, primarily Marketing Research, Sales Management and Retail Management, though I have taught several other classes as well. My research focuses on Retailing, especially by small retailers, and learning theory.

Douglas Nay
Name
Douglas Nay
Title
Associate Professor of Business Management

B.S., 1982, Rutgers University
M.B.A., 1988, New York University
D.P.S., 2003, Pace University

Phone
(570) 422-3768
Campus Address
Gessner Science Hall 313

Research interests include benefit and L3C corporations and Corporate Social responsibility and Leadership case studies. Currently teaching Business Ethics, Human resource Management and Principles of Management undergraduate,Leadership, Organizational Behavior and Research in the Masters degree program.

Laura Smarandescu
Name
Laura Smarandescu
Title
Associate Professor of Marketing

B.A., 2002, University of British Columbia
Ph.D., 2007, University of South Carolina

Phone
(570) 422-3829
Campus Address
Gessner Science Hall 309
Daisy Wang
Name
Daisy Wang
Title
Associate Professor of Business Management

B.S., 1995, National Chengchi University
M.B.A., 2004, The Ohio State University
Ph.D., 2011, Southern Illinois University

Phone
(570) 422-3832
Campus Address
Gessner Science Hall 311

I teach Organizational Strategy, International Management, Logistics Management, and all other Management related courses. My research interests are as diverse as my teaching, including supply chain strategies, entrepreneurial orientations/mindsets studies under different cultural backgrounds, small business management strategies etc. My current creative work will be travelling luxury with small budget!! I travelled to Maldives, Bora Bora, Japan, China, Poland, Peru in the past few years either with free flight tickets or stayed in nice hotels for free!!!!! (bigger accomplishments than receiving PhD)

Yue Xi
Name
Yue Xi
Title
Assistant Professor of Business Management

B.B.A., 2000, Capital University of Economics & Business
M.S., 2004, University of Wisconsin Platteville
Ph.D., 2013, University of Wisconsin Milwaukee

Phone
(570) 422-3470
Campus Address
Gessner Science Hall 302
Weichu (Webb) Xu
Name
Weichu (Webb) Xu
Title
Associate Professor of Business Management

B.A., 1995, Zhejiang University
M.B.A., 2005, Purdue University
Ph.D., 2010, Old Dominion University

Phone
(570) 422-3623
Campus Address
Gessner Science Hall 305

My teaching and research are mainly in management field such as strategy, leadership, etc.

Ytibhuvan Puri
Name
Tribhuvan N. Puri
Title
Professor of Business Management

B.Tech., 1971, G.B. Pant University, Pantnagar, India
M.Tech., 1974, Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, India
M.A., 1985, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Ph.D., 1986, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Phone
(570) 422-2712
Campus Address
Gessner Science Hall 312

Adjunct Faculty

John Bing (jbing@esu.edu)
Gessner Science Hall 300
(570) 422-3404
Office hours: Mon 3:00 - 3:55 PM; Tues 11:30 - 12:25 PM; Wed 6:45 - 7:45 PM and by appointment

Wes Niemoczynski (wniemoczyn@esu.edu)
Gessner Science Hall 300
(570) 422-3404
Office Hours: Wed 1:00 - 2:00 PM

Phil Williams (pwilliams26@esu.edu)
Gessner Science Hall 300
(570) 422-3403
Office Hours: Mon 3:00 - 4:00 PM and by appointment

Karen Raptakis (kraptakis@esu.edu)
Department Secretary
Gessner Science Hall 107
(570) 422-3251
Office Hours: Mon - Fri 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM

Contact Us

Please contact the Department Secretary for more information about the Business Management programs at (570) 422-3251 or email kraptakis@esu.edu.

Contact Information

Campus Address
Gessner Science Hall
Phone:
(570) 422-3251
Fax:
(570) 422-3308 (Fax)
Title of Department Leader
Department Chair Business Management
Name
Douglas C. Friedman
Phone:
(570) 422-3436
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