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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 2021

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Advising

Shayla Sulser, B.L.A. (she/her)

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. (she/her)

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

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

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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. (he/him)

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, Business & Public Administration Department Chair

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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 (she/her)

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. (he/him)

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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