business administration faculty

Business Administration faculty members bring strong academic background and accomplishments and broad experience in the business world. They have made their marks in finance, international business, banking, not-for-profit management, marketing, sales and as entrepreneurs; been honored with numerous awards; and are sought after as presenters at business conferences around the world.

The Business Administration faculty work closely with students and get to know each one as an individual. These relationships play out in the classroom, through research projects, though academic, internship and career advising, and in extra-curricular activities such as Colby-Sawyer's award-winning chapter of Students in Free Enterprise (SIFE).

Sharon Beaudry

Assistant Professor, Business Administration Department
(603) 526-3058 | sbeaudry@colby-sawyer.edu

Joined the faculty in 2012. Teaching interests include business and employment law, human resources, computer applications for business decision-making, non-profit management and insurance. Professional interests include global outsourcing, human capital efficiency, systems applications, compensation, and employment law.

Leslie Campbell

Assistant Professor, Business Administration
(603) 526-3782 | leslie.campbell@colby-sawyer.edu

Joined the faculty in 2011 after 25 years in various Human Resources leadership roles in several industries, including manufacturing, service and government. B.A. from Assumption College; MBA from Rivier College; D.A. from Franklin Pierce University. Professor Campbell teaches courses in the business administration field.

Elizabeth C. Crockford

Professor, Business Administration
(603) 526-3761 | bcrockford@colby-sawyer.edu

Joined faculty in 1997. Ph.D., Capella University. Expertise and teaching concentration in various areas of management including strategic management, communication, human resources, and conflict management. Also teaches organizational behavior and labor relations.

Christopher Kubik

Associate Professor, Chair, Business Administration
(603) 526-3881 | ckubik@colby-sawyer.edu

Joined faculty in 2006. D.B.A., Anderson University. M.B.A., University of Detroit. Teaching interests include finance, computer applications for business decision-making, introductory organizations and strategic management. Professional interests include finance, behavioral finance, and event study methodology.

Michael Lynch

Assistant Professor, Business Administration
(603) 526-3725 | michael.lynch@colbysawyer.edu

Joined the faculty in 2013. Ed.D. (in progress) from New England College, A.L.M., Finance, from Harvard University; and M.B.A. from Babson College. Teaching interests include financial and managerial accounting, finance, and personal finance. Professional interests include financial literacy, corporate governance, behavioral finance, and higher education administration.

Jonathan McCosh

Assistant Professor, Business Administration
(603) 526-3402 | jonathan.mccosh@colby-sawyer.edu

Joined the faculty in 2013. D.B.A. from Nova Southeastern University and M.B.A. from Babson College. Teaching interests include marketing, management, health care administration and finance, and strategic planning. Professional interests include government health care programs, nursing home administration, strategic planning, and health care administration and finance.

Jody E. Murphy

Associate Professor, Business Administration
(603) 526-3631 | jemurphy@colby-sawyer.edu

Joined faculty in 2004.. Ph.D. Capella University, M.B.A., New Hampshire College. Teaching interests include finance, personal finance, managerial accounting, financial accounting, and investment management. Professional interests include financial markets, New York Stock Exchange, American Stock Exchange, NASDAQ, personal finance.

Jeffrey Phillips

Assistant Professor, Business Administration
(603) 526-3020 | jphillips@colby-sawyer.edu

Joined faculty in 2009. M.B.A., Nichols College. Teaching interests include, managerial accounting, economics, and introduction to organizations. Professional interests include economics, money and banking, corporate finance and personal finance.

Michael Skinner

Assistant Professor, Business Administration
(603) 526-1844 | michael.skinner@colby-sawyer.edu

Joined the faculty in 2011. B.S.N. from Fitchburg State College (now Fitchburg University) and an M.S., Business, from the University of South Carolina. Professor Skinner teaches courses in healthcare management as well as general business courses.

Professor Skinner is especially interested in exploring the implications of new healthcare reform policies on the management of healthcare organizations, primarily community hospitals.

William F. Spear

Assistant Professor, Business Administration
(603) 526-3768 | wspear@colby-sawyer.edu

D.B.A. Walden University College of Management and Technology. M.B.A., Norwich University. Joined the faculty full time in 2008. Owner and manager of Foresight Consulting and Development, areas of expertise include marketing, operations and quantitative analysis. Professional interests include strategic planning/management, operations management/6 Sigma, marketing, and consumer behavior.

Adjunct Assistant Professor

Pam Spear, M.B.A.

(603) 526-3621 | pspear@colby-sawyer.edu