Numerous faculty teach within the Marquette MBA, offering diversity of perspectives and course offerings.  Below, we offer information about several faculty who teach regularly within the MBA program.

Dr. Manoj BabuBabu

Courses Taught: Change Leadership, Leading People and Change, Leadership Coaching and Development

Dr. Babu has worked in engineering and management for Citation, Case New Holland and Daimler-Chrysler.  He has formal training and experience in Six Sigma, Lean Manufacturing, Operations and Continuous Improvement.  He is also experienced in leading cross discipline teams, training, strategic planning and development. 

Michael BrowneMichael Browne

Courses Taught: Business Essentials Accounting (MBA 6040), Managerial Accounting for Decision Making (ACCO 6200); Enterprise Risk Management (MBA 6200)

Prior to teaching full-time at Marquette University, Michael Browne has served as Chief Financial Officer for a manufacturing company and was Partner In Charge of Consulting for one of the largest CPA and Consulting Firms in the United States. His entrepreneurial experience includes founding an accounting and consulting firm and growing it to a top 15 ranking in the Milwaukee marketplace. He has assisted Clients ranging from startups to Fortune 100 companies. Read "Marquette's Michael Browne has a system to teach accounting to anyone" in Marquette Today.

Dr. Jay CaufieldJay Caulfield

Courses Taught: Character Driven Leadership (LEDR 6051), Contemporary Leadership: Theory, Research and Application (LEDR 6115), Concepts for Ethical Business Practice (MBA 6120), Leading People and Change (MBA 6140)

Dr. Jay L. Caulfield’s research interests include contemporary leadership, ethics, organizational change and social system networks.  Prior to working in academia, she worked in health care administration for over 20 years, where she served in various administrative roles, including president and CEO, vice president, and board chair for a state health care association. She is a recognized expert in the field of blended teaching and learning, having won recognition for teaching, research, and consulting in this area.

John GoldenJohn Golden

Courses Taught: Supply Chain Finance (SCMM 6570), Additive Manufacturing (SCMM 6520), Industry 4.0 (SCMM 6515), Leading Innovation and Change (MBA 6150),

John has over 30 years of medical device and aerospace experience. He has held positions in product management and service marketing with Marquette Electronics, Inc. and has held several operations positions including sourcing leader, supply chain leader, and productivity project manager with General Electric Healthcare. Prior to retiring from the corporate world in 2015, John was a service assurance manager at B/E Aerospace and IT project leader with Genpact.  John is Six Sigma certified and experienced in implementing lean manufacturing systems.

Dr. Kalin KolevKolev

Course Taught: Strategic Management Introduction (MBA 6110)

Dr. Kolev’s research focuses on strategic decision making and risk taking under uncertainty. In particular, he examines the antecedents and consequences of major restructuring activities, such as mergers and acquisitions, diversification, and divestitures. Kalin’s research has been published in a number of top-tier journals and book chapters, including Strategic Management Journal, Journal of Management, Journal of Management Studies, Long Range Planning, and Strategic Organization.

Dr. Joe MatthesMatthes

Courses Taught: Business Essentials Marketing (MBA 6080), Retail and Channel Strategy (MARK 6931)

Dr. Matthes specializes in studying franchising relationships, the sales-marketing interface, and omnichannel integration. He has published in leading journals such as Journal of Marketing, Industrial Marketing Management, Journal of Business Research, Journal of Marketing Theory and Practice, and International Journal of Market Research. Prior to academia, Joseph worked for Union Pacific Railroad in a variety of marketing and sales roles, lastly as a project manager of market research and analysis on their strategic planning team.

Scott RexRex

Courses Taught: Customer Relationship Management (MARK 6130), Marketing Research (MARK 6160), Marketing for Management Decision Making (MARK 6200)

Scott Rex is Marquette’s co-director of the Northwestern Mutual Data Science Institute (NMDSI), a $40 million partnership among Marquette, the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and Northwestern Mutual.  He joined Marquette in 2010 after a career in journalism, corporate marketing and consulting, specializing in emerging small business and enterprise voice and data technologies. In the Milwaukee area he’s mentored numerous startup companies and has worked as a mentor for several startup accelerators.

Dr. Kristie RogersRogers

Course Taught: Negotiations (MANA 6125)

Dr. Rogers’ research focuses on respect and identity at work. She is especially interested in how workers thrive in the face of challenges around stigma, disrespect, and tensions that are difficult to resolve, and specializes in exploring these challenges through qualitative research in unconventional work settings.  Her research is published in top management journals and she has partnered with local businesses and Fortune 100 companies for workshop offerings and consulting projects. Dr. Rogers is the recipient of the John P. Raynor, S.J. Faculty Award for Teaching Excellence, Marquette University's highest teaching honor.  She is also the 2022 winner of the college-wide Brennan Master Teacher Award based on her past ten semesters of student evaluations, and is a 2022 Marquette University Faculty All-Star.

Dr. Bharat SrivastavaBharat

Course Taught: Business Analytics (MBA 6100)

Dr. Srivastava’s research has been published in journals such as Annals of Operations Research, European Journal of Operational Research, IEEE Transactions on Robotics and Control, Journal of Operational Research Society, Discrete Applied Mathematics, International Journal of Production Economics, and Business Horizons. 

Dr. Bin WangWang

Course Taught: Investments (FINA 6111)

Dr. Wang’s research is focused on topics in corporate finance, international finance, banking, hedge funds and sustainability. His work has been presented at prestigious national conferences such as American Finance Association Annual Conference, and published in top-ranked finance journals, including Management Science, Journal of Banking and Finance, Journal of Corporate Finance. He is the recipient of the Marquette Business Miles Research Fellow Award in 2021 and the Marquette University Core Curriculum Teaching Excellence Award in 2023.

Dr. Jennica WebsterWebster

Course Taught: Inclusive Leadership (HURE 6535)

Jennica Webster’s research focuses on the types of workplace relationships, climates, and processes that impact the experiences, health and wellbeing of women and traditionally disadvantaged groups.  In addition to her scholarship, she has consulted on applied projects related to diversity climate, the implementation of diversity initiatives, and the evaluation of diversity initiatives on business outcomes.  Dr. Webster previously served as Director of Marquette University’s Institute for Women’s Leadership.