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Professor and Chair of Business and Management, Executive-in-Residence
2 East South Street
Galesburg, IL 61401
Meet the Business and Management Faculty
The interdisciplinary minor in Business and Management draws upon Knox faculty expertise in several areas related to Business and Management -- economics, political science, philosophy, and psychology. The academic fields for professors are listed below, with additional information and e-mail contacts on each person's linked profile page.
John Spittell, Chair
Professor of Business and Management and Executive-in-Residence
M.B.A., Northwestern University, 1974
"Students need to acquire the proper competencies required to meet the many and varied challenges they will face in life. A solid liberal arts education provides the best educational platform for any chosen course in life."
Professor of Computer Science
M.S.C.S. Syracuse University, 1976, M.E.E., Rice University, 1982
"There are two main threads in my research and they're quite different. Because I spent nearly 20 years in the computer industry, I'm very interested in software development and in the development process."
Cornelia H. Dudley Professor of Psychology
Ph.D., University of Maine, 1981
"To the extent that there is a common theme tying my research together, it is that I study human social behavior from an evolutionary perspective."
Professor of Economics
Ph.D., Indiana University, 1984
"My new interest is modeling oxygen uptake and maximal effort of cardiac patients participating in rehabilitation programs prescribed to restore as much cardiovascular function as possible."
Associate Professor of Art
M.F.A., Yale University, 1985
Associate Professor of Economics
Ph.D., Georgia State University, 2000
"The worth or value I'm interested in is not finding the price, but the value that people place on a good (or avoiding a bad)."
Assistant Professor of Philosophy
Ph.D., University of Chicago, 2009
Director of the Center for Teaching and Learning
Ph.D., University of Denver, 1990
Instructor of Business
M.S., Bradley University, 2005
Cooperating Faculty and Staff
Charles W. & Arvilla S. Timme Chair in Economics
Ph.D., University of Massachusetts-Amherst, 1986
"I am interested in environmental economics and in fundamental philosophical questions involved in the economics curriculum."
L. Sue Hulett
Chair and Professor of Political Science
Ph.D., University of Southern California, 1979
"My research focuses on changing American roles in the new world order. The U.S. faces a dilemma as a single superpower in a chaotic multipolar world."
Associate Professor of Political Science
On-Site Co-Director, Buenos Aires program
Ph.D., University of California-Berkeley, 1992
"I am currently working on a book which analyzes the ways in which social movements of the Left and the Right make sense of, politicize, and form alliances to deal with the processes frequently labeled with the term 'globalization.'"
Assistant Professor of Economics
Ph.D., Northwestern University 2002
Lecturer in Business
M.S., Bradley University, 2005
Robert W. Murphy Professor Emeritus of Political Science