Faculty Colloquium

FRIDAY, APRIL 30, 2021
2 P.M.

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Faculty Colloquium April 30 2021

Deepraj Mukherjee, Ph.D.

Dr. Mukherjee’s areas of specialization are in international trade and business issues. His works have been published in well-known journals like Economic Modelling, Applied Economics Letters, Management Decision, European Business Review, & Review of Development Economics among others. Dr. Mukherjee has been recognized as an excellent scholar related to the emerging markets /economies and has been invited as an affiliate member of the Emerging Market Internationalization Research Group (EMIRG) at the University of Sydney, Australia. This internationally recognized group is tasked with looking at the economic future of several emerging markets around the world to determine steps to be taken in their international expansion. He is currently also a research fellow at the Center for International Business Education and Research (CIBER) at Georgia Tech, one of the seventeen national resource centers of excellence in international business funded by the U.S. Department of Education.

Dr. Mukherjee is the Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal of Business and Economic Development journal for the past four years. This journal is published from the United Kingdom and is indexed by DOAJ, EBSCO Host, ProQuest, and Cabell`s Directory. He has acted as an Area Editor and is currently on the Editorial Board of International Journal of Emerging Markets, an esteemed journal from the Emerald Publishing House. His papers regularly get accepted at prestigious international conferences like the International Atlantic Economic Conference, American Economic Association Annual Conference, and the Annual Conference of the Academy of International Business. Mukherjee also contributed to the capacity of a reviewer for journals like Economic Change and Restructuring, Journal of World Business, and Economic Modelling to name a few.

Clarke Earley, Ph.D.

Dr. Clarke Earley is an Associate Professor in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at Kent State University at Stark. Dr. Earley earned a Ph.D. in Chemistry from the University of Illinois and did post-doctoral work at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Before joining Kent State Stark, Dr. Earley taught at the University of Missouri - Kansas City. Dr. Earley teachs a range of chemistry courses including "Chemistry in Our World", chemistry for nursing students, and sophomore-level organic chemistry. In addition to teaching, Dr. Earley's research interests lie in computational chemistry and implementation of technology in education.


The next Research Coffee Hour will be Friday, May 7, at 2 p.m. More details to come!


March 12, 2021

  • Don Thacker, M.B.A.; Victor Berardi, Ph.D.; Vaneet Kaur, Ph.D.; and Greg Blundell, Ph.D. – "Towards a Citizen Development Andragogy: Low-Code Platforms, Design Thinking, and Knowledge-Based Dynamic Capabilities"

Dec. 14, 2020

  • Research Coffee Hour

Nov. 17, 2020

  • Mary Gallagher, Ph.D. – “Verifying and Resisting the Stigma of the Mental Illness Identity”
  • Matthew Lehnert, Ph.D. – “Discoveries of Respiration in Lepidoptera: Adaptations for Gas Transport in Elongated Proboscises”

Oct. 15, 2020

  • Erin Hollenbaugh, Ph.D. – “"Research in the Time of COVID-19: Opportunities and Obstacles for Scholarly Productivity"


Alan Chu (chair)
Erin Hollenbaugh
Amy Damrow