|Casimir Dadak, professor of finance and economics; M.A., Academy of Economics, Krakow, Poland; Ph.D., Fordham University
Phone: (540) 362-6247
Casimir Dadak teaches business and finance courses, in particular, corporate finance, investments, international finance, and strategic management. He taught at universities in the United States and Europe prior to coming to Hollins in the spring of 2000. His research interests include the economic and financial transformation of East-central Europe, European monetary integration, the stock market, and Catholic social teaching. Professor Dadak has extensively published in English and his native Polish. His papers have appeared in The Wall Street Journal, Cato Journal, The Independent Review, Review of Business, Krakowskie Studia Miedzynarodowe, Miedzynarodowy Przeglad Polityczny, Arcana and Ethos. His short pieces regularly appear in a major Polish national weekly, Gazeta Polska. He has also presented numerous papers at professional conferences.
|Juergen Fleck, professor of economics; B.A., Eberhard-Karls University; M.A., Ph.D., State University of New York-Stony Brook
Phone: (540) 362-6696
Professor Fleck has been a Hollins faculty member since 1984. His teaching interests include monetary and fiscal policy issues, the economics of social issues, and the economics of health care. Professor Fleck's research focuses on the methodologies in the teaching of economics and he has written an instructor's manual for one of the leading textbooks in intermediate macroeconomics.
|Pablo Hernandez (Homepage), assistant professor of economics; B.A. Universidad de las Americas; M.A., Ph.D., University of Notre Dame
Phone: (540) 362-6354
Pablo Hernandez teaches in the business and economics department. His primary interests concern environmental and natural resource economics and development economics. Before arriving at Hollins in fall 2007, Pablo served as CWIL fellow and visiting professor in the department of business administration and economics at Saint Mary's College. He earned his doctorate in economics from the University of Notre Dame. In his doctoral research on the interaction between international trade and environmental quality, he assessed the economic aspects of the recent transfers of hazardous waste between Mexico and the United States. Pablo is also interested in the topics of financing for development in Latin America and community-based conservation strategies from a developing-country perspective.
|Aareni Uruthirapathy, visiting assistant professor of business; B.Com., University of Colombo; M.B.A., Ph.D., Carleton University
Aareni Uruthirapathy has a bachelor of commerce degree from University of Colombo, Sri Lanka. She earned an M.B.A. and Ph.D in management from Sprott School of Business, Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada. Aareni’s research focuses on topics such as job design, cross-cultural management and human resource practices for IT and non-IT staff. Her research has been published in the Journal of Global Competitiveness and Government Information Quarterly. She teaches Introduction to Business, Organizational Behavior, Training and Human Resources Development, and Ethical Leadership. Apart from teaching and research, Aareni loves cooking and hiking with her family.
|Rathin Basu, assistant professor; B.S., M.S., University of Calcutta; M.A., Ohio University; Ph.D., Virginia Tech|
|Richard E.B. Foster, lecturer (adjunct); B.A., Gettysburg College; J.D., Marshall-Wythe School of Law, College of William and Mary|
|Lisa Lloyd, C.P.A., lecturer (adjunct); B.S. M.S., Virginia Tech|
|Demetri P. Tsanacas, assistant professor; B.A., Montclair State College; M.A., Ph.D., Rutgers University|