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Department Directory


The Department of Accounting & Finance offers several undergraduate and graduate programs in accounting, finance, and real estate. Our well-respected, knowledgeable faculty members are active in their profession and are dedicated to your academic and career success. A network of engaged, active alumni is there to offer career advice and support when you need it.

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Deniz AppelbaumAssociate Professor, Accounting and Finance
Karen RichardsDepartment Administrator, Accounting and Finance, Accounting and Finance
Dana Michelle HarrisProgram Assistant, Accounting and Finance


Today, successful business management depends on an understanding of the links between the world’s economies and its capital and investment networks, as well as knowledge of the theories and practice of corporate finance. Our distinguished faculty is here to train you in the advanced analytical and reasoning skills that support strategic and critical thinking demanded by today’s global marketplace.

Zaman ZamanianChairperson, Economics
Jaime CarlucciAdministrative Assistant, Department of Economics, Economics

Hospitality and Tourism

Learning from world class faculty and industry professionals, students will develop a comprehensive understanding of the hospitality, sports, events and tourism industries. Through an integrated approach due to the unique commonality in skill sets in all these industries, our program provides the knowledge and skill sets you need to achieve success in this sector which accounts for well over 10% of all employment in the United States.

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Anish ParikhChairperson, Hospitality and Tourism
Jaime CarlucciAdministrative Assistant, Department of Economics, Economics

Information Management & Business Analytics

Information technology continues to be an important competitive edge in the global marketplace. Informed business decisions made based on accurate, timely, and relevant industry information lead to company success. Increasingly, information technology and their management have received tremendous attention due to its significant role in the management of Big Data and Business Analytics. How we leverage and manage Information Systems technologies have a direct impact on our ability to analyze corporate data for performing Business Analytics and intelligence. Montclair State’s Information & Operations Management Department prepares tomorrow’s managers of Information Technology and Business Analytics with the knowledge and tools they need to compete successfully.

Ross MalagaChairperson, Information Management and Business Analytics
Dawn FerraraProgram Assistant, Information Management and Business Analytics


Our management faculty prepare you for careers in leadership and entrepreneurship positions in both small and large organizations across a broad range of industries including manufacturing, technology, retail, health care, hospitality, finance and insurance as well as government and nonprofit organizations. Our faculty members prepare you for careers that will lead to leadership positions in both small and large organizations.

Wencang ZhouChairperson, Management
Madeleine MorrowProgram Assistant/Administrative Services, Management


Marketing is a critical function in every organization and all organizations, whether local or global, for-profit or nonprofit, business-to-consumer or business-to-business, need to market their products and services. Beyond selling products, marketing involves selling ideas, social causes, political campaigns and sports and entertainment events. The Feliciano School of Business marketing department concentrations teach students how to blend creativity with rigorous situation and data analysis to develop insightful marketing strategies that deliver value to buyers and sellers.

Patrali ChatterjeeChairperson, Feliciano School of Business
Elaine TirritoAdministrative Assistant, Department of Marketing, Marketing