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Department

Business & Public Administration

The UAS Department of Business & Public Administration facilitates student learning of core business and public administration concepts which can be immediately applied in the real world, providing a solid foundation for success in the public or private sectors.

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Business

Program coordinator: Julie Hamilton

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Public Administration

Program coordinator: Dr. LJ Medenica
 

Accredited Business Programs

The following business programs at University of Alaska Southeast (UAS) are accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP):

  • Associate of Applied Science, Accounting
  • Associate of Applied Science, General
  • Bachelor of Business Administration, Accounting
  • Bachelor of Business Administration, Human Resources
  • Bachelor of Business Administration, Management
  • Bachelor of Business Administration, Management Information Systems

Further information can be found in the UAS Catalog (Bachelor of Business Administration, Associate of Applied Science).

ACBSP Business Program's Organizational Profile - October 2020

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Advising

Shayla Sulser, B.L.A.

Shayla Sulser, B.L.A.

Advising Coordinator, Business and Public Administration

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Staff

Suzi D. Vollmer

Administrative Assistant

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Accounting Faculty

Maren Haavig, C.P.A., D.B.A.

Maren Haavig, C.P.A., D.B.A.

Interim Provost, Dean of Research & Sponsored Programs, and Associate Professor of Accounting

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Julie Hamilton, CGMA, C.P.A., M.B.A.

Julie Hamilton, CGMA, C.P.A., M.B.A.

Associate Professor of Accounting, Business & Public Administration Department Chair

Julie teaches a variety of accounting and financial courses from 100 to 400 levels. Her favorite subjects to teach are Income Tax for Individuals and Principles of Financial Accounting, and favorite topical areas are time value of money problems applied to real life situations, the social impacts of income tax laws, and accounting for investments. She likes to tell her students that accounting is like a puzzle and puzzles are fun, therefor accounting is fun! Her favorite thing about teaching is getting students interested in becoming accounting majors and helping accounting majors find their preferred career path.

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Paulette Schirmer, D.B.A.

Paulette Schirmer, D.B.A.

Assistant Professor of Accounting

Paulette enjoys teaching any level of accounting, finance, and business courses. Her favorite courses are introductory as those enable students to start on a positive note for a career in accounting.

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Sherry Hassell

Sherry Hassell

Adjunct Faculty of Accounting

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Business Faculty

Michael Boyer, J.D.

Michael Boyer, J.D.

Associate Professor of Law Science

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Charla A. Brown, Ph.D.

Charla A. Brown, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Human Resource Management

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Kristy D. Smith, D.M.

Kristy D. Smith, D.M.

Assistant Professor of Management

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Haley Johnson, M.B.A.

Haley Johnson, M.B.A.

Adjunct Faculty of Business Administration

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Management Information Systems

Colleen McKenna

Colleen McKenna

Professor of Information Systems

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Elizabeth Hoffman

Elizabeth Hoffman

Adjunct Faculty of Information Systems

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Timothy "Tim" Powers Jr.

Timothy "Tim" Powers Jr.

Adjunct Faculty of Information Systems

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Master of Public Administration Faculty

Kathy DiLorenzo, Ph.D.

Kathy DiLorenzo, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Public Administration

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Ljubomir "LJ" Medenica, D.B.A.

Ljubomir "LJ" Medenica, D.B.A.

MPA Program Coordinator, Associate Professor of Public Administration

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Cathy LeCompte

Cathy LeCompte

Adjunct Faculty of Public Administration

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Peggy Weaver

Peggy Weaver

Adjunct Faculty of Public Administration

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Emeritus Faculty

Richard Hacker, Ph.D.

Richard Hacker, Ph.D.

Professor of Law Science, Emeritus

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