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New Faculty Join Willamette MBA Team



As the new academic year begins in all of Willamette University's MBA programs, the school is pleased to announce the addition of three new faculty members:

Madhu Rao - Senior Associate Dean
Madhu Rao previously served as Interim Dean at Bowling Green State University in Ohio and has a background in operations management and industrial engineering.  He will assist in managing the day-to-day operations of the school, developing curriculum plans with faculty members, and overseeing the accreditation process.  Madhu's office is in the Mudd Building in Salem.
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Gary Knight - Helen Simpson Jackson Chair in Global Management
Gary Knight previously served as professor of global business at Florida State University and has traveled and worked extensively internationally.  He brings experience as both a researcher, teacher and practitioner in international business.  Gary's office is in the Atkinson Annex in Salem.
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Robert Walker - Associate Professor of Quantitative Analysis
Robert Walker previously served at Rice University and Washington University in St. Louis teaching courses in statistics, research methods and politics.  He is a regular instructor on longitudinal data analysis at the Essex Summer School in Social Science Data Analysis in the United Kingdom.  Robert's office is in the Mudd Building in Salem.
Read more about Professor Walker.