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Associate Professor of Economics, Business, and Accounting/Political Science; Chair, Department of Economics, Business & Accounting
M.A., Northern Illinois University
B.A., Wake Forest University
Phone: 815-226-4175
Fax: 815-394-5135
E-mail: REvans@rockford.edu
Robert Evans is the chair of the Department of Economics, Business and Accounting within the Puri School of Business. Evans teaches "The Legal Environment of Business” in the MBA program. He is actively involved in the Rockford University public policy program, trains managers on law-related topics, is active on not-for-profit boards, and is a political consultant and analyst.
Professor of Accounting
C.P.A., University of Iowa
M.A., University of Iowa
B.A., Cornell College
Phone: 815-226-4095
Fax: 815-394-5166
E-mail: HEspensen@rockford.edu
Associate Professor of Economics, Business, and Accounting
Ph.D., University of Birmingham, England
M.B.A., University of Birmingham, England
M.S.W., University of Winsor
B.S.W., University of Calgary
B.A., University of Alberta, Edmonton
Phone: 815-226-3390
E-mail: IFreeman@Rockford.edu
Visiting Assistant Professor of Economics, Business & Accounting
D.M., (Doctor of Managment) Colorado Technical University, Colorado Springs, CO.
M.B.A., Rockford College, Rockford, IL
B.S., Rockford College, Rockford, IL
A.S., Rock Valley College, Rockford, IL
Phone: 815-226-4109
E-mail: CHarper@rockford.edu
Assistant Professor of Accounting
Doctoral candidate University of Wisconsin - Whitewater
C.P.A., State of Illinois
M.S.T., DePaul University
M. Acc., DePaul University
B.B.A., University of Wisconsin – Whitewater
Phone: 815-226-4117
E-mail: BHuels@rockford.edu
Assistant Professor of Economics, Business, and Accounting
Ph.D., State University of New York at Buffalo
M.A., State University of New York at Buffalo
B.A., State University of New York at Plattsburgh
Phone: 815-394-5153
E-mail: RIdu@rockford.edu
Assistant Professor of Economics, Business and Accounting
Ph.D. candidate Northcentral University
M.B.A., Dominican University
B.B.A., St. Joseph's College
Phone: 815-394-3602
E-mail: SKlatka@rockford.edu
Associate Professor of Accounting
C.P.A., State of Illinois
M.B.A., University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana
B.S., University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana
Phone: 815-226-4014
Fax: Fax: 815-394-5166
E-mail: BLewis@rockford.edu
Assistant Professor of Economics, Business, and Accounting
Ph.D., Economics - Northern Illinois University
M.A., Economics - Northern Illinois University
B.A., Economics - Northern Illinois University
A.A., Rock Valley College
Phone: 815-394-5214
E-mail: CLewis@rockford.edu
Adjunct Professor of Economics, Business, and Accounting
Professor of Economics & Business, Ludwig Von Mises Chair of Economics
Ph.D., West Virginia University
M.A., West Virginia University
M.Ad., Lynchburg College
B.A., Tehran University
Phone: 815-226-4146
Fax: 815-394-5171
E-mail: MMoallem@rockford.edu
Masoud Moallem teaches monetary economics, econometrics and economic forecasting as applied to financial and commodity markets. His quantitative skills and computer expertise solidly complement the MBA program. He is an active researcher and uses his work and consulting experience to enhance the classroom environment.
Associate Professor of Economics, Business, and Accounting
M.A. International Business - Florida International University, Miami, FL
M.A. Business Administration - Rockford University
B.S. Business Administration - Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Bogota, Colombia
Phone: 815-226-4040
E-mail: LRomero@rockford.edu

Office of Graduate Studies
PURI School of Business--Lower Level
5050 E. State Street
Rockford, IL 61108
815-226-4040
fax: 815-394-3706
Michele Mehren, Assistant Director
MMehren@rockford.edu

Hours:
Mon-Fri - 8:30 am to 5:00 pm

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