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New Faculty & Faculty Administrators

College of Business & Public Administration


Dr. David W. Chapman

Visiting Assistant Professor of Urban Studies and Public Administration, received a Ph.D. in Public Administration and Urban Policy in 2007 from Old Dominion University and an M.S. in Management of Information Systems and a B.S. in Mathematics, in 2002 and 1975 respectively, from the University of Virginia. Previously he was a Visiting Assistant Professor and a Research Associate in the College of Business and Public Administration at Old Dominion University.

Dr. Juan Du

Assistant Professor of Economics, received a Ph.D. in Economics in 2008 from the University of California, Davis and a B.A. in Economics in 2002 from Fudan University. Previously she was a Visiting Assistant Professor in the Economics Department at the College of New Jersey.

Dr. Stephen B. Gordon

Assistant Professor of Urban Studies and Public Administration, received a Ph.D. in Government and Politics in 1984 from the University of Maryland and an M.A. and B.A. in Political Science, in 1974 and 1973 respectively, from Mississippi State University. Previously he was a Visiting Research Fellow at the National Institute of Governmental Purchasing (NIGP).

Mr. Dennis L. Harvey

Instructor of Finance, received a Master of Human Resources and an M.B.A., in 1999 and 1998 respectively, from Troy State University and a B.S. in Marketing in 1982 from Old Dominion University. Previously he was a District Manager for Farmers Insurance Group.

Mr. Ryan L. Klinger

Instructor of Management, received an M.S. in Business Administration and a B.A. in Psychology, in 2006 and 2004 respectively, from the University of Florida and is expected to receive a Ph.D. in Organizational Behavior/Human Resources in May 2011 from the University of Florida. He has taught in the Department of Management at the University of Florida, Warrington College of Business.

Dr. Mark A. Lane

Associate Professor of Finance, received a Ph.D. in Finance in 1997 from the University of Missouri and an M.B.A. and B.B.A. in Accounting, in 1991 and 1990 respectively, from the University of Central Arkansas. Previously he was an Associate Professor of Finance at Hawaii Pacific University.

Ms. Feng Lian

Instructor of Economics, received a Master of Arts in Economics in 2006 from Old Dominion University and a Master of Science in Management and a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science, in 1999 and 1997 respectively, from the University of Electronic Science and Technology, Chengdu, China. Previously she was a Graduate Teaching Assistant and Adjunct Faculty member at Old Dominion University and Tidewater Community College.

Ms. Grace Mahin

Interim Assistant Director, Undergraduate Advising, College of Business and Public Administration, received an M.S.Ed. in Higher Education: General Administration in 2011 from Old Dominion University and a B.A. in English and Sociology in 2006 from Hollins University. Previously she was an Internship/Co-op Coordinator for the College of Business and Public Administration Career Management Center at Old Dominion University.

Ms. Vivian J. Paige

Instructor of Accounting, received an M.B.A. and a B.S. in Business Administration from Old Dominion University. Previously she was a business owner and CPA of Vivian J. Paige, CPA, PC, Norfolk, VA and an Adjunct Instructor of Accounting at Old Dominion University.

Dr. Takeshi Yagihashi

Assistant Professor of Economics, received a Ph.D. in Economics in 2008 from the University of California, Davis and a B.A. in Economics in 1996 from Keio University, Japan. Previously he was an Assistant Professor in the Department of Political Science, Economics and Philosophy at the College of Staten Island/CUNY.

Dr. Gilbert R. Yochum

Dean of the College of Business and Public Administration and Professor of Economics, received a Ph.D. in Economics in 1974 from West Virginia University and a B.A. from Indiana University of Pennsylvania. He has been Interim Dean of the College of Business and Public Administration since fall 2010 and Project Director for the Old Dominion University Economic Forecasting Project since 1995. He also served as Chair of the Economics Department from 1991-2000 and is designated as a University Professor.