DDM Faculty

Program Management Area

Assistant Chair

Robert Mortlock, Ph.D., COL(R), USA

Code GB, Ingersoll Hall, Room 314

(831) 656-2672

rfmortlo@nps.edu

Jeffrey Dunlap, Lecturer (2019), M.S., Naval Postgraduate School, 1992.

Keith Hirschman, COL, USA (Ret.), Professor of Practice (2022); M.S., Naval Postgraduate School, 1998.

Pace Howard, Professor of Practice (2018); M.S., Naval Postgraduate School, 1998.

Ray Jones, COL, USA (Ret.), Professor of Practice (2012); M.S., Industrial College of the Armed Forces, 2003.

Professor Emeritus:

David V. Lamm, Associate Professor of Acquisition and Contract Management (1978); D.B.A., George Washington University, 1976.

Keith F. Snider, Professor of Public Administration and Management (1993); Ph.D., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 1997.

Contract Management Area

Assistant Chair

Kelley Poree

Code GB, Ingersoll Hall, Room 206

(831) 656-3620

kelley.poree@nps.edu

Rene Rendon, Associate Professor of Acquisition Management (2004); D.B.A., Argosy University, 2003.

Brett Schwartz, Lecturer of Acquisition Management (2017); M.B.A., Naval Postgraduate School, 2005.

Daniel J. Finkenstadt, LTC, USAF (Ret.), Assistant Professor (2020); M.B.A., Naval Postgraduate School, 2011.

E. Cory Yoder, Senior Lecturer of Acquisition and Contracting (2004); M.S., Naval Postgraduate School, 1993.

Michael Schilling, CDR, USN, Lecturer of Acquisition Management (2021); M.B.A., Naval Postgraduate School, 2011.

Financial Management Academic Area

Assistant Chair

Ryan Sullivan, Ph.D.

Code GB, Ingersoll Hall, Room 316

831-656-2811

rssulliv@nps.edu

Laura Armey, Associate Professor of Finance (2023); Ph.D., University of Southern California, 2008.

Philip J. Candreva, CDR, USN (Ret.), Senior Lecturer in Financial Management (2002); J.D., Monterey College of Law, 2014.

Amilcar A. Menichini, Associate Professor of Finance (2011); Ph.D., University of Arizona.

Juanita M. Rendon, CPA, CFE, Lecturer of Accounting (2006); D.B.A., Argosy University, 2012.

Chong Wang, Associate Professor of Accounting (2007); Ph.D., Iowa State University, 1998.

Professor Emeritus:

Thomas L. Albright, Professor of Accounting (2012), PhD University of Tennessee 1990.

Manpower and Economics Academic Area

Assistant Chair

Latika Chaudhary (Hartmann), Ph.D.

Code GB, Ingersoll Hall, Room

310-804-1916

lhartmann@nps.edu

Tom Ahn, Assistant Professor of Economics (2018); Ph.D. Duke University, 2003.

Marigee Bacolod, Associate Professor of Economics (2014); Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles, 2002.

Latika Chaudhary (Hartmann), Associate Professor of Economics (2014); Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles, 2006.

Jesse Cunha, Associate Professor of Economics (2010); Ph.D., Stanford University, 2010.

Jennifer A. Heissel, Associate Professor, Manpower and Economics (2017); Ph.D., Northwestern University, 2017.

Maxim Massenkoff, Assistant Professor of Economics (2020); Ph.D., University of California at Berkeley, 2020.

Chad Seagren, Senior Lecturer of Manpower and Economics (2003); Ph.D., George Mason University, 2010.

Simona L. Tick, Senior Lecturer of Manpower and Economics; (2011); Ph.D. University of Arizona, 2005.

Yu-Chu Shen, Professor of Economics (2004); Ph.D., Harvard University, 2001.

Professors Emeriti:

Mark J. Eitelberg, Professor of Public Policy (1982); Ph.D., New York University, 1979.

William R. Gates, Professor of Economics (1988); Ph.D., Yale University, 1984.

Stephen L. Mehay, Professor of Economics: PhD., University of California, Los Angeles.

Operations and Logistics Management Academic Area

Assistant Chair

Bryan J. Hudgens, Lt. Col. (Ret.) USAF

Code GB, Ingersoll Hall, Room 201

831-656-2039

bryan.hudgens@nps.edu

Aruna U. Apte, Professor of Management Science (2004), Ph.D., Southern Methodist University, 1997.

Uday M. Apte, Distinguished Professor of Operations Management (2004); Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania.

Eddine Dahel, Senior Lecturer of Operations Management (2015) Ph.D., Illinois Institute of Technology, 1988

Geraldo L. Ferrer, Professor of Supply Chain Management(2004); Ph.D., INSEAD, 1997.

Bryan J. Hudgens,  Senior Lecturer in Operations and Logistics Management (2005); M.S., Air Force Institute of Technology, 1997.

Eva Regnier,  Professor Management Sciences (2001); Ph.D., Georgia Institute of Technology, 2001.

Ira Lewis, Associate Professor of Operations and Logistics (1998); Ph.D. Arizona State University, 1992.  

Organizations and Management Academic Area

Assistant Chair

Edward H, Powley, Ph.D.

Code GB/Br, Ingersoll Hall, Room 209

(831) 656-2768, DSN 756-2768

ehpowley@nps.edu

Kathryn Aten, Associate Professor of Management (2010); Ph.D., University of Oregon, 2009.

Mie-Sophia Augier, Professor of Management (2011); Ph.D., Copenhagen Business School, 2003. 

Patricia J. Cook, Visiting Assistant Professor of Ethics and Public Policy (2010), Ph.D., Emory University, 1992.

Nicholas Dew, Professor of Management (2003); Ph.D., University of Virginia, 2003.

Marco S. DiRenzo, Associate Professor of Management (2010) ; Ph.D., Drexel University, 2010.

Mitchell Friedman, Senior Lecturer (2016); Ed.D., University of San Francisco, 2011.

Deborah E. Gibbons, Associate Professor of Management (2004); Ph.D., Carnegie Mellon University, 1996.

Erik Helzer, Assistant Professor of Management (2019); Ph.D., Case Western Reserve University, 2005.

Paul B. Lester, Associate professor of Management (2019); Ph.D., University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 2006.

Edward H. Powley, Associate Professor of Management (2006); Ph.D., Case Western Reserve University, 2005.

Professor Emeritus:

Frank J. Barrett, Professor of Organization and Management (1990); Ph.D., Case Western Reserve University, 1989.