Department of Accounting and Finance

Welcome to the Department of Accounting and Finance. The Department is home to 21 full-time faculty representing many different business specializations and also has many part-time faculty and lecturers.

We are currently seeking applicants for two tenure-track positions in Accounting

Questions and comments are always welcome.

All such communications may be directed to either of the following individuals:

Lee Redding
Chair, Associate Professor
Office: 103 FCS
Phone: (313) 593-4680


Chris Dunning
Administrative Specialist
Office 114-A FCS
Phone: (313) 593-5230

Full-Time Faculty

Susan Baker
Czarnecki Collegiate Professor, Lecturer, Accounting

Robert Blatz
Professor, Taxation

Broman, Amy
Lecturer, Business Law

Bruce Bublitz
Professor, Accounting

Kelly Nianyun Cai
Associate Professor, Finance

Patricia Graybeal
Lecturer, Accounting

Brian P. Green
Czarnecki Collegiate Professor, Professor, Accounting

Mike Harkness
Associate Professor, Accounting

Kevin Kobelsky
Assistant Professor, Accounting

Claudia S. Kocher
Associate Dean, Associate Professor, Finance

Hei-Wai Lee
Michael Foran Collegiate Professor, Professor, Finance

Mercedes Miranda
Lecturer, Business Economics and Finance

Kirk Philipich
Associate Professor, Accounting

Lee S. Redding
Chair, Associate Professor,               Business Economics

Martha Rowland Blenman
Lecturer, Business Economics and Finance

Vivek Singh
Associate Professor, Finance

Magali Valero
Associate Professor, Finance

George Vlachos
Lecturer, Finance

Yan A. Xie
Associate Professor, Finance










Abouljoud, Tarek

Assenmacher, Jerome

Deeg, Darlene

Eckhoff, Cristina



Hampton, Michelle

Heaton, Nancy

Hunt, Marshall J.

Lavelle, Martin



Nadalini, Richard

O'Connor, Anne

Schultes, Karen R.

Simari, Anthony




Chris Dunning
Administrative Specialist



Emeritus Faculty

Bayou, Mohamed
Professor Emeritus

Chou, Yu-Min
Professor Emeritus

Culp, William H.
Professor Emeritus

Czarnecki, Richard E.
Professor Emeritus

Foran, Michael 
Professor Emeritus

Fricke, Cedric V.
Professor Emeritus