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Vincent Agnello, J.D.

Phone: 716.286.8172   /   Email: agnello@niagara.edu
Office: Bisgrove Hall, Room 251C

Professor Agnello began teaching for Niagara in 1979. His educational background began at the University at Buffalo where he obtained a B.A. in economics. It is at the University at Buffalo where... Full Bio »

 Vincent  Agnello, J.D.

Abdiweli Ali, Ph.D.

Phone: 716.286.8179   /   Email: amali@niagara.edu
Office: Bisgrove Hall, Room 254H

Dr. Ali joined the faculty in August 2003. He has a Master of Public Administration from Harvard University, a Certificate of Taxation from Harvard Law School, and a Master of Economics from... Full Bio »

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Jack Ampuja

Phone: 716.286.8150   /   Email: jtampuja@niagara.edu
Office: Bisgrove Hall, 354I

A citizen of USA, Canada and Finland, Jack has over 30 years of supply chain management experience with five Fortune 500 firms. His career has included stints in consulting, manufacturing, and third... Full Bio »

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Christopher Aquino, CMA, CFM, MBA

Phone: 716.286.8167   /   Email: caquino@niagara.edu
Office: Bisgrove Hall, Room 251F

Chris Aquino returns to Niagara University as an assistant professor of accounting after beginning his teaching career as an adjunct faculty member at Bellevue College in Bellevue, Washington from... Full Bio »

 Christopher  Aquino, CMA, CFM, MBA

Ian Burt, CPA

Phone: 716.286.8159   /   Email: iburt@niagara.edu
Office: 251B

Mr. Burt is originally from London, Ontario, Canada. He obtained a Bachelor of Science from Cornell University, while being a member of the Cornell Men's Ice hockey team. He received his Masters in... Full Bio »

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Peggy Choong, Ph.D.

Phone: 716.286.8168   /   Email: pmc@niagara.edu
Office: Bisgrove Hall, Room 354D

Peggy Choong has a Ph.D. in marketing from SUNY Buffalo.  From 1998 to the present, Dr. Choong is a faculty member of Niagara University.  In 2004, she was granted tenure and promotion to Associate... Full Bio »

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Shawn P. Daly, Ph.D., P.E.

Phone: 716.286.8052   /   Email: sdaly@niagara.edu
Office: Bisgrove 177

Dr. Daly brings to Niagara University a real world business perspective. His past employment includes R&D engineering with a multinational chemical firm and marketing management of a laboratory... Full Bio »

 Shawn P. Daly, Ph.D., P.E.

Lei Han, Ph.D., CPA

Phone: 716.286.8144   /   Email: lhan@niagara.edu
Office: Bisgrove 251A

Dr. Han joined the faculty in August 2010 after receiving her Ph.D. in accounting with a minor in finance from the University of Texas at Arlington. Her research interest is empirical capital market... Full Bio »

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Shih-Jen Kathy Ho, Ph.D.

Phone: 716.286.8164   /   Email: kh@niagara.edu
Office: Bisgrove Hall, Room 254C

Dr. Shih-Jen Kathy Ho has been a faculty member at Niagara University since 1996. She earned her Ph.D. from Syracuse University and is a CPA in New York state. In addition to extensive industry... Full Bio »

 Shih-Jen Kathy  Ho, Ph.D.

Sean Tsuhsiang Hsu, Ph.D.

Phone: 716.286.8196   /   Email: shsu@niagara.edu
Office: Bisgrove Hall, Room 254H

Sean Hsu received his Ph.D. in Strategic Management from the Katz School at the University of Pittsburgh. He also holds an M.B.A in International Business from National Taiwan University. Sean is a... Full Bio »

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Edward Hutton

Phone: 716.286.8208   /   Email: ehutton@niagara.edu
Office: Bisgrove Hall, Room 158

Ed Hutton is an Assistant Professor in the College of Business and the Director of the Niagara Financial Services Laboratory.  He teaches courses in Corporate Finance, Investment Analysis and... Full Bio »

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James Kling, Ph.D.

Phone: 716.286.8174   /   Email: jkling@niagara.edu
Office: Bisgrove Hall, Room 254I

Dr. Jim Kling has been at NU’s College of Business since 1990.  He was born in Rochester, NY and completed his Ph.D. at the University of Maryland--College Park in 1989.  His primary academic... Full Bio »

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Tenpao Lee, Ph.D.

Phone: 716.286.8177   /   Email: tlee@niagara.edu
Office: Bisgrove Hall, Room 254G

Dr. Lee is a full professor of Economics. He earned his Ph.D. in economics from Iowa State University. He was a Fulbright Scholar to Taiwan in 2001 and a Fulbright Senior Specialist from 2002 to 2009.... Full Bio »

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Steve Mayer, Ph.D.

Phone: 716.286.8178   /   Email: smayer@niagara.edu
Office: Bisgrove Hall, Room 354H

Dr. Mayer joined the Niagara faculty in 2005 as an assistant professor. After one year as Niagara University's MBA Director, Dr. Mayer has taken on a full-time teaching position. Dr. Mayer has... Full Bio »

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Anna McNab, Ph.D.

Phone: 716.286.8142   /   Email: amcnab@niagara.edu
Office: Bisgrove Hall, Room 354 C

Dr. McNab joined the faculty in August 2009 after receiving her Ph.D. from Washington State University. Her dissertation research examined the use of color-coding and location ordering in customer... Full Bio »

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Al Oddo

Phone: 716.286.8160   /   Email: aroddo@niagara.edu

Professor Oddo joined the faculty in 1972. He is a professor emeritus of accounting. He received his CPA from New York State in 1971 and his master of business administration from the State University... Full Bio »

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Kristine Principe, Ph.D.

Phone: 716.286.8180   /   Email: kprincipe@niagara.edu
Office: Bisgrove Hall, Room 254E

Dr. Principe joined the faculty in fall 2008. She has a Ph.D. in economics from Emory University and a BBA in finance from the University of Notre Dame. Prior to entering academia, she was an auditor... Full Bio »

 Kristine  Principe, Ph.D.

Ann Rensel, Ph.D.

Phone: 716.286.8312   /   Email: adr@niagara.edu
Office: Bisgrove Hall, Room 254D

Dr. Rensel joined the faculty in August 2006 after teaching as an adjunct in the department of Computer and Information Sciences at Niagara. She holds an undergraduate degree in Chemistry from the... Full Bio »

 Ann  Rensel, Ph.D.

Paul Richardson, Ph.D.

Phone: 716.286.8169   /   Email: psr@niagara.edu
Office: Bisgrove Hall, Room 168

Dr. Richardson joined the Niagara faculty in the fall of 2005. He obtained a Ph.D. in Marketing from the State University of New York at Buffalo, as well as a Master's in International Management from... Full Bio »

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Hoontaek Seo, Ph.D.

Phone: 716.286.8146   /   Email: hseo@niagara.edu
Office: Bisgrove Hall, Room 354 F

Dr. Seo joined the faculty in the fall of 2010. He received his Master's in Economics and Ph.D. in Finance from Michigan State University. His primary research interests are in the areas of empirical... Full Bio »

 Hoontaek  Seo, Ph.D.

Daniel Tompkins, Ph.D.

Phone: 716.286.8157   /   Email: dlt@niagara.edu
Office: Bisgrove Hall, Room 170

Dr. Tompkins joined the faculty in January 1999. He has a Master of Business Administration from the University of Akron. Dr. Tompkins completed his doctoral education in 1993 at the University of... Full Bio »

 Daniel  Tompkins, Ph.D.

Jay Walker , Ph.D.

Phone: 716.286.8311   /   Email: jwalker@niagara.edu
Office: Bisgrove Hall, Room 254J

Dr. Walker joined the faculty at Niagara University in the fall of 2012 following his receipt of his Ph.D. at the University of Memphis in Memphis, Tenn. Originally from Arkansas, he received his... Full Bio »

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Lisa Williams, Ph.D.

Phone: 716.286.8163   /   Email: lwilliams@niagara.edu
Office: Bisgrove Hall, Room 169

Professor Williams joined Niagara University in August 2010 as an assistant professor. She completed her undergraduate degree at The University at Buffalo where she designed an individualized major... Full Bio »

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Joseph Winter, MBA, CPA

Phone: 716.286.8162   /   Email: jwinter@niagara.edu
Office: 251D

Joe joined Niagara University as an adjunct faculty member in the spring of 2006 and became an Assistant Professor in the fall of 2013. Joe brings experience from a distinguished career in private... Full Bio »

 Joseph  Winter, MBA, CPA

Christopher P. Wright, Ph.D

Phone: 716.286.8176   /   Email: cwright@niagara.edu
Office: Bisgrove Hall, Room 354E

Dr. Wright joined the faculty in August 2009 before completing his Ph.D. in Operations Management from the Simon Graduate School of Business at the University of Rochester in August 2010. His... Full Bio »

 Christopher P. Wright, Ph.D