May 21, 2022

Business Faculty Publish Article in Health Policy and Technology

Mike Lapke, Dave Henderson and Chris Garcia from the College of Business, recently had their article, “The Disconnect Between Healthcare Provider Tasks and Privacy Requirements,” accepted for publication in Health Policy and Technology.


Fontem Publishes in Annals of Operations Research

Belleh Fontem, assistant professor in the College of Business, recently had his article “An Optimal Stopping Policy for Car Rental Businesses with Purchasing Customers” accepted for publication in Annals of Operations Research. The paper is already online at

Business Faculty Article Accepted in AIS Educator Journal

Dave Henderson, Mike Lapke and Chris Garcia,  assistant professors in the College of Business, have had their article “SQL Injection: A Demonstration and Implications for Accounting Students” accepted for publication in the AIS Educator Journal.

UMW College of Business Launches Business Seminar Series

Beginning in May, the College of Business will offer a series of monthly seminars taught by our faculty and business alumni. It’s a great way to revitalize your business skills and broaden your knowledge!

Please don’t let the title of the series fool you – you do NOT have to have an MBA to attend nor do you have to have a UMW MBA to register. If you are interested in a topic, please join us!  Cost is $125 per session (plus 2.75% service fee).

Fridays, 8-10 a.m. at Cary Street Partners
Please visit to register.

Date Course Instructor
5/13 The Relationship Between Financial and Cost Accounting Ken Machande
6/10 Contract and Commercial Law Refresher: Contract
Provisions, Performances and Remedies
Kimberly Kinsley
7/8 Business Analytics and Big Data Chris Garcia
8/12 Emerging Platforms and Services Mukesh Srivastava
9/9 Human Resources Revisited Nichole Phillips
10/14 Increasing Marketing’s Impact by Using Social Media Kashef Majid
11/11 Leadership Assessment Bob Greene
12/9 Taking the Mystery out of the Project Management Lingo Cara Parker ’05 MBA

Majid Article Accepted for Publication

An article by Kashef Majid titled “Drawing negative inferences from a positive country-of-origin image — Consumers’ use of COI and price levels to assess counterfeit drugs” has been accepted for publication by the International Marketing Review. Majid is an assistant professor of marketing in the College of Business.

Deosthali Article Accepted for Publication

An article by Kanchan Deosthali titled “Skills and Knowledge Needed to Serve as Mobile Technology Consultants for Information Organizations” has been accepted for publication by the Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 57(2). Deosthali is an assistant professor in the College of Business. The article was co-authored with Devendra Potnis, Reynard Regenstreif-Harms, Ed Cortez and Suzie Allard.

Executive-in-Residence with Daniel R. Wolfe ’84, October 15-16

Daniel R. Wolfe '84

Daniel R. Wolfe ’84

Daniel R. Wolfe ’84 is UMW’s 2014-15 Executive-in-Residence. He is the executive vice president of Worldwide Creative at NBC Universal. Wolfe will be on campus in Stafford and Fredericksburg October 15 to 16, 2014. Throughout the two-day Executive-in-Residence program, he will interact with UMW students interested in various career paths. During an invitation-only breakfast program, Wolfe will speak to regional business leaders.

Students, friends, and alumni are invited to attend a free presentation by Wolfe on the Stafford campus Wednesday, October 15 at 6 p.m. A reception with refreshments and light fare will follow in the North Building.

Space is limited for the Wednesday evening event in Stafford and registration is encouraged. Please visit to register.

About Daniel Wolfe

Wolfe oversees a staff in Los Angeles and London of more than 100 employees who provide creative, post production, technical and other support worldwide for the marketing campaigns of all Universal’s motion picture releases. His department is responsible for the development and execution of a films’ marketing message for theatrical trailers, television commercials, print advertising, new media, radio, theme park placement and home entertainment including, pay-per-view and video-on-demand.

In his long career at Universal Pictures, Dan Wolfe has been involved in over 400 films including the “Jurassic Park,” “Fast and Furious,” “Bourne” and “American Pie”franchises. Wolfe has been a part of 15 films that were nominated for Best Picture by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences and four that won Oscars for Best Picture, including “Schindler’s List,” “Shakespeare in Love, “”Gladiator” and “A Beautiful Mind.”

Before joining Universal in 1990, he was a manager of creative advertising at New Line Cinema and prior to that, Orion Pictures. While at Orion Pictures, Wolfe worked on campaigns for the Academy Award winning films “Dances with Wolves” and “Silence of the Lambs.”

He is a graduate of Mary Washington College, which honored him with the 2004 Distinguished Alumni Award, 2007 Distinguished Graduate-in-Residence and serves on the College of Business Advisory Board.He has a postgraduate degree in communication industries management from Emerson College and is a member of the Motion Picture Academy of Arts and Sciences.

Kashef Majid Awarded UMW 2014 Innovative Digital Pedagogy Fellowship Award

Kashef Majid, Assistant Professor of Marketing in the College of Business, received a UMW 2014 Innovative Digital Pedagogy Fellowship Award.  Majid is interested in developing a course in social media marketing/analytics.

Woody Richardson and Rachel Graefe-Anderson’s Article Accepted for Publication

Associate Professor of Business Woody Richardson and Assistant Professor of Business Rachel Graefe-Anderson’s article “Evaluating Retirement Planning: The Proper Mix of Investments?” has been accepted in the Journal of Applied Case Research, forthcoming in electronic format.