Dr. Sherry Robinson has studied at Messiah College, Bucknell University, Walden University and the University of Oslo. She co-authored a paper with Hans Anton Stubberud, dean of Buskerud University College's School of Business and Social Science, Hønefoss, Norway, titled "European Entrepreneurs: Problems, Profits and Plans." The paper won a Distinguished Research Award at the Academy for Studies in International Business conference in 2010. Robinson teaches each year in Norway and at Penn State Hazleton. Her students in both countries work on projects together using the Internet. She also brings Norwegian students to Hazleton every summer for summer sessions in entrepreneurship.
Dr. Zugang "Leo" Liu holds a bachelor's degree in civil engineering from Tsinghua University in China and a master's degree in civil engineering (transportation engineering) from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, where he also received his doctorate in management. In 2014, Dr. Liu won the Faculty Scholar Award given at Penn State Hazleton to the faculty member who demonstrates outstanding achievement in research, scholarship and creative accomplishment. He teaches about management science, management of supply chains, projects and information systems, as well as business statistics and finance. His research into operations and supply chain management, management information systems and science and investment has been published in various journals, including European Journal of Operational Research, Naval Research Logistics, International Journal of Production Economics, Omega and the Journal of Banking and Finance.
Dr. Victor Owusu-Nantwi holds a doctor of economic development degree and master’s degree in economics from New Mexico State University, a master of business administration degree from the Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration and a bachelor’s degree in geomatic engineering from the University of Mines and Technology in Ghana. His research has led him to publish several papers regarding various topics in economics. He worked as a teaching instructor and research assistant at New Mexico State University and served as an economic development intern for the Las Cruces Downtown Partnership and a policy and economic analyst for the Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration.
Dr. Ellen Raineri earned a doctorate in organization and management from Capella University, a master of business administration degree in information systems from Marywood University and bachelor’s degrees in computer science and English and education from Wilkes-University. She has more than 15 years of management experience and has provided strategic planning and management consulting services to business leaders. She is a real estate broker and the owner of ARK Commercial Real Estate in Pittston. She taught at Penn State’s Smeal College of Business as an affiliate adjunct professor; at Wilkes University as an assistant professor and adjunct faculty member; and as an adjunct faculty member for several other universities, including Colorado State University Global Campus, Embry Riddle Worldwide Campus, Keller University and Kaplan University.