Faculty & Staff in Business, Accounting & Economics

Business, Accounting & Economics Office Information
Department Chair:
Don Eskew
Contact: Allison M. de Nijs, Academic Administrative Assistant
Phone: 614-823-1310
Email: denijs1@otterbein.edu

Kyriacos Aristotelous

Kyriacos Aristotelous

Professor


Kyriacos Aristotelous received a B.S. from Iowa State University in 1986, an M.A. from the University of Delaware in 1988, and a Ph.D. in Economics from The Ohio State University in 1993. While at Ohio State, he received the “Undergraduate Economic Society Excellence in Economic Instruction Award” and the “University Graduate Associate Teaching Award.” From 1995 to 1997, Aristotelous taught at the European University of Cyprus and served as a research fellow at its Applied Research Center. He is currently…

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Brian Day

Brian Day

Instructor


Brian Day is an Accounting Instructor and CPA with over 20 years of experience in Accounting, Acquisitions, Auditing, Audit Committees, Budgeting, Cash Management, Corporate Governance, Credit, Due Diligence, Expense Control, Finance, Financial Reporting, Internal Controls, International Business, Merger Implementation, Operations, Risk Assessments, Sarbanes-Oxley and Strategic Planning.Brian has worked at Sherwin Williams Company where he served as Chief Audit Executive and as Vice-President & Controller of the Industrial Products Division and Director of Accounting for the Consumer Products Division. Brian was…

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Don Eskew

Don Eskew

Professor & Department Chair


Don Eskew earned a B.S. from Indiana University (Bloomington) in 1982, an M.A. from the University of Kansas in 1988, and a Ph.D. in Labor and Human Resources from The Ohio State University in 1993, where he was one of the a winners of the Ohio State “University Graduate Associate Teaching Awards.” Dr. Eskew has been at Otterbein since 1993. His teaching and research interests include recruitment, training and development, general organizational behavior, and the fairness of decision-making in organizations.…

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Hyuk Kim

Hyuk Kim

Associate Professor


Dr. Hyuk Kim is specialized in both International Business and International Politics, specifically an expert in Global Strategic Management and Emerging Market Economies Dr. Kim shares his professional experiences and academic expertise in the are of global business with students through classes and research projects. Regionally, Dr. Kim is specialized in East Asia, Southeast Asia and Eastern Europe, and students can learn how to conduct business successfully in those regions and how to conduct business efficiently with companies emerged from those regions, although other regions suc as Latin American and Western Europe will also be examined through his classes with real-world examples. Essentially, students can learn from Dr. Kim how politics and business are interrelated in today’s global economy. In addition to Dr Kim, other professors in the BAE Department also share their research with students by incorporating their findings and managerial implications into classes and by involving students in research activities.

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Michael Levin

Michael Levin

Professor


Michael A. Levin, Ph. D, serves as Professor of Marketing at Otterbein University in Westerville, OH. His research focuses on motivations to use marketing technology, as well as intellectual property and antitrust issues related to technology and retail. He has published in several journals including International Journal of Retail and Distribution Management, the Journal of Personal Selling and Sales Management and Marketing Management Journal, and has presented at several management and marketing conferences. He served as the special editor for…

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Ava Liu

Yiyuan (Ava) Liu

Associate Professor


At Otterbein University, Dr. Yiyuan (Ava) Liu teaches courses of principles of marketing, marketing research, digital marketing, and strategy capstone. Her current research focuses on behavioral pricing, online pricing, and online information search. She is also interested in quantitative modeling and methodologies such as Meta-Analysis and Conjoint Analysis. Dr. Liu has published in journals such as Journal of Marketing Theory and Practice, Marketing Education Review and New England Journal of Entrepreneurship, and she has presented at several marketing conferences such…

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Aida Odobasic

Aida Odobasic

Assistant Professor


Aida Odobasic is an Assistant Professor of Economics in the Department of Business, Accounting, and Economics (BAE) at Otterbein University. She holds MSc. and Ph.D. degrees in economics from the University of Delaware. She is an applied microeconomist with a special interest in development and labor economics and specific expertise in immigration and public policies regarding immigration. In the past, she worked as an Assistant Professor of Economics in the Economics Department at the University of Delaware (UD). Her teaching…

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Stephen Osborne

Stephen Osborne

Instructor


Steve Osborne has served as a leader in public school finance for over 20 years, serving as Treasurer/CFO for the West Liberty-Salem Local, Norwalk City, Chagrin Falls EVS, and, most recently, the Dublin City Schools. Prior to serving as School Treasurer/CFO, Steve served as an Accountant for Resinoid Engineering Corp. and as a Senior Accountant and Accounting Manager for The Columbus Show Case Company. In addition, Steve has taught accounting and human resource management courses (undergraduate) at the University of…

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Allison De Nijs

Allison de Nijs

Administrative Assistant


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Part Time Faculty in Business, Accounting & Economics

Sergei Chuikov

Part-Time Faculty in Business Accounting & Economics


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Fred Durant

Part-Time Faculty in Business, Accounting & Economics


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Melissa Fisher

Part-Time Faculty in Business, Accounting & Economics


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Suzanne Frissora

Part-Time Faculty in Business, Accounting & Economics


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Seth Gilbert

Part-Time Faculty in Business Accounting & Economics


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Merce Graell

Part-Time Faculty in Business, Accounting & Economics


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Claudia Herrington

Part-Time Faculty in Business Accounting & Economics


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S. Wesley Hunt

Part-Time Faculty in Business, Accounting & Economics


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Gary Landsettle

Part-Time Faculty in Business, Accounting & Economics


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Daniel Laub

Part-Time Faculty in Business, Accounting, & Economics


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Lee Lemke

Part-Time Faculty in Business, Accounting & Economics


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Kurt Lykins

Part-Time Faculty in Business Accounting & Economics


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Angelo Mazzocco

Part-Time Faculty in Business, Accounting & Economics


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David Riepenhoff

Part-Time Faculty in Business, Accounting & Economics


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Sharon Santino

Part-Time Faculty in Business Accounting & Economics


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Stewart Smith

Part-Time Faculty in Business Accounting & Economics


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Maria Tarbell

Part-Time Faculty in Business Accounting & Economics


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