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Jorge Riveras Photo Dr. Michael Harrison Dr. Mary Rogers Dr. Sandra Rahman
Dr. Fahlino Sjuib James Fong Professor Karen Druffel Professor Donald MacRitchie
Professor Mark Inman Dr. Sharon Wulf    



Jorge Riveras

Dr. Jorge Riveras is the Director of the MBA program as well as an Assistant Professor teaching Strategic Management and International Business courses.  Dr. Riveras became interested in Academia after working for more than two decades in global business and is a true believer of bringing real-world experience to the classroom.

Prior to Framingham State University, Dr.  Riveras served as an adjunct professor and visiting assistant professor at Suffolk University, an Instructor in Harvard Summer School as well as a Teaching Fellow and a guest lecturer in Boston College, UMASS Boston, Framingham State University, Plymouth State University, and Southern New Hampshire University. Dr. Riveras is particularly interested in the areas of globalization, strategic alliances, sales management, and the political impact on business. He founded a company in Venezuela, which represented global manufacturers of analytical instruments for QC and research fields. He has also served as International Sales Manager and Vice President – Director of Sales and Marketing for a Massachusetts-based technology firm.  Dr. Riveras has developed strategic alliances, negotiated contracts, created promotional material, and conducted market research. Dr. Riveras has experience with training a global sales force and has presented seminars on business and technology in more than 30 countries. Dr. Riveras  is bilingual in English and Spanish, has a working knowledge of Portuguese, and has traveled to more than 60 countries.

Dr. Riveras earned a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from the Universidad Central de Venezuela, an MBA from Suffolk University, and his PhD in International Business from Southern New Hampshire University. Dr. Riveras teaches MGMT 968 Managing in a Global Environment, MGMT 917 Strategic Marketing, and MGMT 989 Professional Project and Capstone in Strategic Management.

jriveras@framingham.edu



Michael Harrison

Dr. Michael Harrison is the Academic Advisor of the MBA Program. He has over 22 years of business experience working with world class corporations including local firms such as Bose Corporation and Fidelity Investments. Dr. Harrison earned his Doctor of Business Administration from Southern New Hampshire University, his MBA from Colorado State University, his Master of Science in Management from The American College and his B.S. in Business from Central Connecticut State University.  Professor Harrison has taught as an Adjunct Professor at UMASS-Boston and in Southern New Hampshire University’s MBA program. He served as a Teaching Fellow at Harvard University Summer School and as a guest lecturer at Boston College, Harvard University and Suffolk University.

Dr. Harrison’s article on Corruption and Foreign Direct Investment is published in the International Business and Economics Research Journal and his article on US Image and Trust is published in the Global Business Economics Anthology.  He is also published in Framingham State University's Journal of Critical Thinking. Dr Harrison has presented scholarly articles at Oxford University and Cambridge University. He was named Faculty of the Year by the Framingham State University undergraduates in 2010.

Dr. Harrison teaches MGMT 940 Business and Its Environment and MGMT 968 Managing in a Global Environment for the MBA program.

mharrison2@framingham.edu


Mary Rogers

Dr. Rogers teaches Organizational Behavior and Theory.

B.A. College of Our Lady of the Elms; M.B.A.,from Western New England College, and Ph.D., from the University of Massachusetts - Amherst

mrogers@framingham.edu



 

Sandra Rahman

Professor Rahman teaches a variety of Marketing Courses including Foundations of Marketing and Strategic Marketing.

B.S., and M.B.A., Suffolk University; D.B.A., Nova Southeastern University

srahman@framingham.edu




Fahlino Sjuib

Dr. Sjuib teaches a variety of Economics courses.

B.S., Parahyangan Catholic University; M.A., Western Illinois University; Ph.D., Kansas State University

fsjuib@framingham.edu




James Fong

Mr. Fong is an experienced marketing professional and educator.  He teaches strategic marketing for Framingham State.  In addition to his teaching role, Mr. Fong is the Founding Director for the University Professional and Continuing Education Association's Center for Research and Consulting.  In past roles, he has served as Director of Marketing, Planning and Research for a major university; Director of Research for an advertising and marketing firm and worked for a variety of consulting and research firms.  Mr. Fong has taught graduate and undergraduate courses in marketing, research and the competitive environment.

B.S., M.S. and M.B.A. from the University of Vermont

jfong@framingham.edu




Karen Druffel

Professor Druffel teaches Project Management and Enterprise Information Technology.

B.A., University of Illinois; J.D., DePaul University; M.I.T., Northwestern University

kdruffel@framingham.edu




Donald MacRitchie

Professor MacRitchie teaches Statistical Analysis for Managers and Management Science.

B.A., St. Anselm's College; M.A., Boston College

dmacritchie@framingham.edu



Mark Inman

Professor Inman teaches Leadership, Teamwork and the Organization; and Managerial Accounting.

M.A., Industrial Labor Relations

minman@framingham.edu 




Sharon Wulf

Dr. Wulf teaches Human Resource Management.

M.B.A., Ph.D., Business Administration/Organizational Development

sharonw@enters.com




 

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