Advisory Panel

Accounting & Taxation

Larry Walther, Ph.D., CPA, CMADavid George Vequist IV, Ph.D.

Business Fundamentals

Ralph W Flanary, MBA, CFEThomas Coe

Business Strategy

James Richardson, Ph.D.

Career Readiness - Exploring Your Potential

Bob Cohen, MBA


Brian Kench, Ph.D.Derek Abrams


Craig A. Turner, Ph.D.


Delvin D. Hawley, Ph.D.

International Business

Duane Helleloid, Ph.D.

Operations Management

James J. Stewart, DScPedro M. Reyes, Ph.D.

Org Behavior & HR

Katherine Campbell, Ph.D.

James J. Stewart, DSc

James J. Stewart is a Collegiate Professor and Program Director at University of Maryland University College, teaching MBA courses online, and has taught courses for UMUC since 1989. He manages the MBA course in project, operations, and information systems management, which enrolls about 1200 students yearly. His research interests are in the transportation, tourism and hospitality industries, in defense policy, and in online pedagogy. He is a consultant in international management and previously was CEO or COO of seven organizations, including two computer centers, in the U.S., Southeast Asia, and Japan. He earned a DSc at The George Washington University, specializing in engineering management, marketing of technology, and international economics. He holds two master’s degrees, in engineering electronics and technology management; his bachelor’s degree is from the US Military Academy at West Point. In his first career he was a professional soldier, serving as an officer of Marines and advancing to the grade of colonel.

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