(773) 442-6104
(773) 442-6110
Bedell, Michael
Michael
Bedell
Ph.D.
Dean, Full-Time
Management and Marketing
College of Business and Management
Phone
(773) 442-6150
Courses Taught
MNGT 373 Human Resource Management
MNGT 371 Organizational Behavior
Research Interests
Teams, Training, HR Information Systems, Process Improvement
Education

Indiana University – Ph.D.; University of Kansas – M.B.A., B.S.

CBM 184
5500 North St. Louis Ave.
Chicago, IL 60625
United States

Phone
(773) 442-6150
Office Hours
Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Main Campus
Nont Dhiensiri
Nont
Dhiensiri
Associate Dean, Full-Time, Accounting Business Law and Finance
College of Business and Management
College of Business and Management
Phone
(773) 442-6171
Courses Taught
FINA 360 Principles of Financial Management I
FINA 366 Financial Institutions and Markets
FINA 373 Intermediate Financial Management
MNGT 380 Entrepreneurship
Research Interests
Accounting Business Law and Finance
Education

•  Ph.D.   University of Pittsburgh,  Pittsburgh, PA,  Finance,  2004

•  M.S.   Boston College, Carroll Graduate School of Management,  Chestnut Hill, MA,  Finance,  1996

•  M.Mgt   American Graduate School of International Management,  Glendale, AZ,  International Management,  1991

•  B.S.   Chulalongkorn University,  Bangkok, Thailand,  Business Administration,  1989

CBM 187
5500 North St. Louis Avenue
Chicago, IL 60625
United States

Phone
(773) 442-6171
Office Hours
Posted on Office Door
Main Campus
Diana Valdez
Diana
Valdez
Assistant to the Dean
College of Business and Management
Expertise
• Undergraduate Scholarships for Business Majors • Undocumented Student Ally • COBM International Business Conference • COBM Student Clubs’ Support • NEIU Student Awards Ceremony
Education

• MBA Candidate, UIC Liautaud Graduate School of Business

• B.A. Spanish, Northeastern Illinois University

CBM 186
5500 N. St. Louis Ave.
Chicago, IL 60625
United States

Phone
Office Hours
8:30 AM – 4:30 PM Monday-Friday
Vladimir Fernandez
Vladimir
Fernandez
Coordinator of Advising and Outreach
College of Business and Management

CBM 173
5500 North St. Louis Avenue
Chicago, IL 60625
United States

Office Hours
M-F, by appointment.
Imelda Venturina
Imelda
Yabes
Program Advisor
College of Business and Management

CBM 159
5500 North St. Louis Avenue
Chicago, IL 60625
United States

Office Hours
M-F 7:45 a.m. - 3:45 p.m.
Sarah Griffin
Sarah
L.
Griffin
Program Advisor
College of Business and Management
Accounting, Business Law and Finance
Management and Marketing

CBM 159
5500 N. St. Louis Ave.
Chicago, IL 60625
United States

Phone
Office Hours
M-F 7:45 am-3:45 pm
Alikakos, Irene
Irene
Alikakos
Program Advisor
College of Business and Management

CBM 159
5500 North St. Louis Avenue
Chicago, IL 60625
United States

Office Hours
M-Th 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. F 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Charletta Gutierrez
Charletta
F.
Gutierrez
Graduate Programs Coordinator, Full-Time, Accounting Business Law and Finance
College of Business and Management
College of Business and Management
Phone
773-442-6128
Expertise
Management Information Systems
Courses Taught
ABF 350 Management Information Systems
ACTG 386 Independent Study in Management Information Systems
ACTG 403 Management of Information Systems and Technology
Research Interests
Technology tools for Business Telecommunications and Networks Technology as it affects individuals with disabilities New Technologies
Education

•  Ph.D.   University of North Texas,  Denton, TX,  Business Computer Information Systems,  2000

•  M.B.A.   University of North Texas,  Denton, TX,  Marketing,  1992

•  B.B.A.   University of North Texas,  Denton, TX,  General Business/Entrepreneurship,  1989

Selected Publications

Loucopoulos, Constantine and Charletta F. Gutierrez (2014). “Three-group classification with unequal misclassification costs using goal programming,” Academy of Information and Management Sciences Journal, Vol. 17. No. 1, 25-31.

Gutierrez, Charletta F. (2013).  “Cloud computing: An Introduction for the Layperson,” International Journal of Scientific Knowledge (Computing and Information Technology). Vol. 2, No. 1, February, 2013, Vol. 2, No. 1, 35-41. 

Gutierrez, Charletta F. (2010).  “Quality, Accessibility and Destination Marketing: The case of U.S. States ’Tourism Web Sites,” International Journal of Intercultural Information Management, Vol. 2, No. 1, 1-15. 

Loucopoulos, Constantine, Charletta F. Gutierrez and Durward Hofler (2007).  “Reassessment of the relative weights of GPA and GMAT in the MBA admission decision process,”  Academy of Information and Management Sciences Journal, Vol. 10, No.2, 91-97. 

Mackie, Brian and Charletta F. Gutierrez (2006).  “Personalizing the collaborative learning environment with pictures,”  Journal of Systemics, Cybernetics and Informatics, Vol. 3, No. 5.

Gutierrez, Charletta F., Constantine Loucopoulos and Roger W. Reinsch (2005), “Disability-accessibility of airlines’ Web sites for US reservations online,” Journal of Air Transport Management, Vol. 11, 239-247.

Gutierrez, Charletta F. and John Windsor (2005). “Web site accessibility: Evaluation of Fortune 500 company home pages,”  International Journal of Electronic Business, Vol. 3, No. 2, 137-153.

Mackie, Brian and Charletta F. Gutierrez (2004-2005).  “Using pictures as a vehicle to personalize the collaborative learning environment,” Journal of Educational Technology Systems, Vol. 33, No 3, 189-204.

Gutierrez, Charletta F. (2004).  “Ethics in Information Systems: Student performance in evaluating ethical dilemmas,” Communications of the International Information Management Association, Vol. 4, No. 1, 81-98.

Gutierrez, Charletta F. and Nancy Long.  (2002).  “Web site accessibility of AACSB-accredited universities:  meeting the requirements of the law(s),”  Journal of Educational Technology Systems, Vol. 30, No. 1,  69-84.

Loucopoulos, Constantine, Robert Pavur and Charletta F. Gutierrez.  (2002).  “Insights into gender discrimination in employment compensation through the use of classification models,”  Journal of Managerial Issues, Vol. 14, No. 3, 375-387.

Gutierrez, Charletta F. and Donna Holt.  (1998).  “Asynchronous Transfer Mode: An engineering management perspective,” Engineering Management Journal, Vol. 8, No. 4, 177-185.

Tabor, Sharon, Alan Pryor and Charletta F. Gutierrez.  (1997). “Intranets -- A new communication medium,”  Information Strategy: The Executives’ Journal, Vol. 14, No. 1, 7-12.

CBM 180
5500 N. St. Louis Ave.
Chicago, IL 60625
United States

Phone
773-442-6128
Office Hours
Posted on Office Door
Main Campus
Stijepko Tokic
Stijepko
Tokic
Department Chair, J.D., LL.M.
Accounting, Business Law and Finance
College of Business and Management
Phone
(773) 442-4757
Expertise
Trade Regulation
Courses Taught
BLAW 109 FYE: Professionalism, Ethics, Law and Chicago Scandals
BLAW 285 The Legal Environment of Business
BLAW 380 Business Law I
BLAW 381 Business Law II
BLAW 410 International Business Law
Research Interests
Patents and Antitrust, Commercial Law, Education Law.
Education

• New York University School of Law, LL.M.

• Thurgood Marshall School of Law, J.D. (Magna Cum Laude)

Selected Publications

Stijepko Tokic, The Interplay Between User Innovation, Patent System and Product Liability Laws: Policy Implications, 99 J. PAT. & TRADEMARK OFF. SOC'Y 20 (2017).

Stijepko Tokic, "The Role of Defining the Relevant Product Market in the Post-Actavis Era," 27 INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY JOURNAL 265 (2015).

Stijepko Tokic, Impact of Legal (Un)certainty on Patent Valuation: What Investors Should Know Before Investing in Patents, 22 FED. CIR. B.J. 363 (2013). Official journal of the Federal Circuit Bar. 

Stijepko Tokic, Rethinking Educational Malpractice: Are Educators Rock Stars? 2014(1) BYU EDUC. & L.J. 105 (2014).

Stijepko Tokic, Enforcing the Duty of Disclosure after Therasense: Antitrust Implications, 40 AIPLA Q.J. 221 (2012). Published by the American Intellectual Property Law Association.

Stijepko Tokic, The Role of Consumers in Deterring Patent Settlements Based on Invalid Patents: The Case of Non-Practicing Entities, 2012 STAN. TECH. L. REV. 2 (2012). 

Stijepko Tokic, In Re "DDAVP" Direct Purchaser Antitrust Litigation: Is the Second Circuit's Massage the Way to Relieve the Key Pressure Points Between the Patent System and Antitrust Laws? 92 J. PAT. & TRADEMARK OFF. SOC'Y 536 (2010). 

Background

Stijepko Tokic joined the Northeastern Illinois University (NEIU) in Fall 2008. He currently teaches Legal Environment of Business, International Business Law, Business Law I and II, and a First Year Experience course entitled Professionalism, Ethics, Law and Chicago Scandals. Professor Tokic focuses much of his research on the intersection between patent and antitrust laws, and he has published articles in, among others, the American Intellectual Property Law Association Quarterly Journal, the Federal Circuit Bar Journal, the Stanford Technology Law Review, and the Journal of the Patent and Trademark Office Society. Professor Tokic has presented his research at many domestic and international conferences, including the largest patent conference in the world, known as “PatCon,” and his research has been included in multiple amicus briefs that were submitted to the Supreme Court of the United States. Prior to joining NEIU, Professor Tokic worked as a Teaching Assistant for Contracts and Property Law, a law clerk, a consultant, and a researcher. In his spare time, Professor Tokic enjoys playing tennis, writing music, and fishing in his hometown of Dubrovnik, Croatia.

CBM 174
5500 North St. Louis Avenue
Chicago, IL 60625
United States

Phone
(773) 442-4757
Office Hours
Tuesdays and Thursdays: 11 a.m. to noon Tuesdays: 2:30 to 5:30 p.m.
Main Campus
Li, Jian
Jian
Li
Ph. D.
Department Chair
Management and Marketing
College of Business and Management
Phone
773-442-6129
Expertise
Supply Chain Management, Production and Operations Management, Quantitative Methods.
Courses Taught
MNGT 368 Business Statistics
MNGT 377 Production/Operations Management
MNGT 379 Introduction to Operations Research and Management Science
MNGT 402 Applied Business Research
MNGT 404 Production and Operations Management
Research Interests
• Supply Chain Risk Management: Order Splitting across Time, Flexible Ordering, Emergency Responses to Uncertain Supply, Logistics Management, Supply Contract Design • Supply Diversification: Outsourcing, Supplier Selection • Inventory Management • On the Interfaces between OM and Marketing: Dynamic Pricing • On the Interfaces between OM and Finance: Options and Forward Contract
Education

• Ph.D., Operations Management, Purdue University, USA

• Graduate Certificate, Applied Statistics, Purdue University, USA

• M.S., Operations Research and Control Theories, Tsinghua University, P.R. China

• B.S., Applied Mathematics, Tsinghua University, P.R. China

Selected Publications

• A Periodic Review Inventory Model with Two Delivery Modes, Fractional Lead-Times, and Age-and-Period-Dependent Backlogging Costs (2016, with S. Chand and Y. Xu). International Journal of Production Economics. 173, 199-206.

• Optimality of (s, S)-policies in a dynamic pricing model with replenishment opportunities: a sample path approach (2013, with X. Xu). Operations Research Letters. 41(6), 719-725.

• Day-Definite Full Container Load Service for Time-Sensitive Shippers: On the Perspective of Total Distribution Cost (2013, with P. Kouvelis). Int. J. of Information Systems and Supply Chain Management. 6(3), 1-39.

• Outsourcing, Yield Uncertainty and Contingency Responses (2013, with P. Kouvelis). Production and Operations Management. 22(1), 164-177.

• Contingency Strategies in Managing Supply Systems with Uncertain Lead Times (2012, with P. Kouvelis). Production and Operations Management. 21(1), 161-176.

• Managing the New Uncertainty: Can a new, day-definite ocean transport product deliver benefits for shippers in a changing and challenging market (2009, with P. Kouvelis)? Research Report/Whitepaper, Washington University in St. Louis.

• Managing Inventory over a Short Season: Models with Two Procurement Opportunities (2009, with S. Chand, M. Dada and S. Mehta). Manufacturing & Service Operations Management. 11(1), 174-184.

• Flexible Backup Supply and the Management of Lead-Time Uncertainty (2008, with P. Kouvelis). Production and Operations Management, 18(2), 184-199.

CBM 179
5500 N. St. Louis Ave.
Chicago, IL 60625
United States

Phone
773-442-6129
Office Hours
Fall 2017 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM on Mondays and Wednesdays; 1:30-2:30 PM on Tuesdays and Thursdays; Or by appointment.
Main Campus
Gonzalez
Alex
Gonzalez
Office Support Associate
College of Business and Management
Expertise
Clerical, Media
Education

MFA École Internationale du Creation Audiovisuelle et Realisation, 2007-2009, Paris, France

BFA International Academy of Design and Technology 2000-2004, Chicago, Ilinois

Background

Arts

CBM 184
5500 N. St. Louis Ave.
Chicago, IL 60625
United States

Office Hours
Monday-Friday (8:30 am-4:30 pm)
Dwan (Dee) K. Buetow-Kimpel
Dwan (Dee)
K.
Buetow-Kimpel
Office Administrator
Accounting
Business Law and Finance
Expertise
Certified Customer Service Administrator and Certified Trainer. Experienced in Microsoft Office products, Excel, PowerPoint and Statistical Program for the Social Sciences general organization and administrative skills.
Education

Bachelor of Arts, Interdisciplinary Studies, 2008 Northeastern Illinois University
Pursuing Bacheolor of Music, Vocal Performance, Northeastern Illinois University

 

Background

Dwan (Dee) joined the College of Business and Management in July, 2017 as an Office Administrator. Dee has been with NEIU for 11 years having served in the President’s Office, Angelina Pedroso Center for Diversity and Intercultural Affairs, the Physics department and Office of Institutional Research and Assessment. Prior to joining NEIU, Dee spent 28 years in banking as a Corporate Trainer, Customer Service Administrator, Branch Manager and Assistant Vice President with various institutions.

Additional Information

Northeastern Illinois University Alumna, Interdisciplinary Studies, December 2008

Current Northeastern Illinois University student, pursuing Bachelor of Music, Vocal Performance

Dee believes in giving back to the community, not limited to and including fundraisers for: Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Association, American Heart Association, American Red Cross, Suicide Prevention of America, The Chicago Coalition for the Homeless and The Alzheimers Association of America.

'I'm a student of art, which imitates life and therefore I commit my desires and studies to classical and musical genres, as well as dancing and sports'.

Northeastern Illinois University
5500 N. St. Louis Avenue
Chicago, IL 60625
United States

Office Hours
Monday-Friday's 8:30AM - 4:30PM
Cristina Joe
Cristina
Joe
Office Manager
College of Business and Management
Expertise
Office Administration
Education

Northeastern Illinois University

Studio Art, B.A. 2006

Teacher Licensure Program for K-12 Art, expected completion date May 2018

CBM 184
5500 North St. Louis Avenue
Chicago, IL 60625
United States

Office Hours
Monday, Tuesday, & Thursday: 9:45 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Michael A. Kloss
Michael
Kloss
Office Administrator
College of Business and Management
Management and Marketing

CBM 178
5500 N St Louis Ave
Chicago, IL 60625
United States

Phone
Office Hours
TBA