PULLMAN – The College of Business has announced the hiring of 15 new faculty for the 2007-2008 academic year for its Pullman, Tri-Cities and Vancouver campuses. Hires include

WSU Pullman

* Jamie Callison, CEC, AAC, Catering Services Manager
* Geng-qin Chi, Hospitality Business Management, Ph.D. Oklahoma State University
* Lan Guo, Accounting, Ph.D. Washington State University, anticipated August 2007 (visiting professor)
* Jeff Joireman, Marketing, Ph.D. University of Delaware
* Debra McCarver, Entrepreneurship, MBA Northwest Nazarene University
* Babu John-Mariadoss, Marketing, Ph.D. University of Houston
* Arvin Sahaym, Management and Operations, Ph.D. University of Washington
* Dong (Michael) Yu, Accounting, Ph.D. University of Missouri
* Zhaojin (Lily) Xu, Finance, Ph.D. Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

WSU Tri-Cities
* Elina Petrova, Marketing, Ph.D. Carnegie Mellon University
* James Thompson, Accounting, Ph.D. University of Oklahoma
* Qian (Joyce) Wang, Finance, Ph.D. University of Texas at Dallas

WSU Vancouver
* Sheen Liu, Finance, Ph.D. Syracuse University
* Rebecca Portnoy, Management and Operations, ABD University of Washington
* Tyler Thomas, Accounting, MBA and Master of Accounting Washington State University (visiting faculty)

The College of Business is accredited at the baccalaureate, masters, and doctoral levels by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. The college spans the four campuses of WSU with the largest campus in Pullman and urban campuses located in Spokane, Vancouver, and the Tri-Cities area. The college conducts scholarly and applied research, and offers degree programs in a variety of business disciplines, and in hospitality business management, supplementing face-to-face offerings through innovative online learning and international programs.

For more information, visit the college’s website at www.business.wsu.edu.