COB Directory – faculty and staff

 College of Business Organizational Chart

Name Title Discipline Phone Email
Burrow, John Lecturer Project Management 540-654-5654
Chen, Wei Associate Professor Strategy and International Business 540-654-1459
Deosthali, Kanchan Associate Professor Organizational Behavior 540-654-1520
Dunn, Alexandra Assistant Professor Human Resources 540-654-5857
Fallah, Samira Assistant Professor Management 540-654-1561
Frackelton, R. Leigh Professor Business Law and Tax 540-654-1452
Garcia, Christopher Associate Professor Data Analytics 540-654-1456
Gentry, Lance Professor Marketing 540-654-1208
Gower, Kimberly Assistant Professor Organizational Behavior 540-654-5659
Graefe-Anderson, Rachel Associate Professor Finance 540-654-1704
Henderson, Dave Associate Professor, and Director, Center for Business Research Accounting 540-654-1918
Kinsley, Kimberley L. Senior Lecturer Business Law 540-654-1453
Machande, Kenneth Associate Dean and Professor Accounting 540-654-1457
Majid, Kashef Associate Professor Marketing 540-654-1506
Marsh, John Associate Professor Finance and Strategy 540-654-1450
Oxford, Smita Jain Senior Lecturer Business Communication 540-654-1454
Quann, Lucy Office Manager 540-654-1019
Richardson, Lynne Dean and Professor Marketing 540-654-1455
Sarkar, Sayan Assistant Professor Accounting 540-654-5657
Srivastava, Mukesh Professor Management Info. Systems 540-654-1458
Whitacre, Kelsey Outreach Coordinator and Career Coach 540-654-1223
Wolfe, Dan Visiting Lecturer Marketing 540-654-5658
Yoon, Kelly Assistant Professor Marketing 540-654-1451
Zhao, Xiaofeng Associate Professor Data Analytics 540-654-1519


Lynne Richardson


Ph.D., University of Alabama


Dr. Lynne Richardson was hired as the founding dean of the College of Business at UMW in 2011 and she served in this position until August 2017; from then until January 2019, she served as Vice President for Administration and Finance and Chief Financial Officer. Lynne returned to her dean role, as it plays to her strengths. Previously she served as Dean of the Colleges of Business at Mississippi State University and Ball State University. She began her career at the University of Alabama at Birmingham after earning her Ph.D. in Marketing from the University of Alabama. Active in her communities, Lynne is a three-time Rotarian, has served on United Way Boards in two communities, and has been a leader in United Way campaigns in two communities. She also served as President of the Birmingham American Marketing Association chapter and has been a Girl Scout leader in three councils.

In Fredericksburg, Lynne served six years on the Spotsylvania Medical Health Center Board of Trustees. She has been heavily involved with a variety of AACSB International activities since 2001, serving two nonconsecutive three-year terms on the AACSB Board of Directors and as the chair of the Women Administrators in Management Education group and the Small Schools Network group.  She was a member of the Beta Gamma Sigma (honor society) Board of Governors.  She also founded (2003) and continues to facilitate the highly ranked Lessons for Aspiring Deans and has served on over 25 accreditation peer review teams.