EM Faculty and Staff


Dr. James Simonton
Research interests include: System Dynamic Model (SDM) for High Reliability Organizations, Quantifying the Purchasing Power of Public Transportation, Human Interaction in Logistics Systems, Agricultural Biomass in Energy Production and Economic Development, Public Transportation Maintenance Knowledge and Resources


Dr. Andrew Yu
Research area: Supply Chain Systems and Optimization; Systems Engineering – Requirements, Logistics Support, and Systems of Systems; Scheduling



Dr. Janice Tolk
Research Interests include: Leadership, Problem Solving (business), Production or Operations Management, Strategic Planning, Engineering Administration




Dr. Denise Jackson
Research interests include: Performance Management, Quality Engineering, and Knowledge Management (including information and knowledge-based systems)



Dr. Sandra Affare
Research interests include: High-Reliability Organizations, Technical Project Management, and Entrepreneurship. License and Certification: Project Management Professional License and Power Systems Certification




Dr. Joe Costa
Research interests include: Motivation and Work Behavior, Organizational Culture, Structure, and Transformation, Project Management, and Managing Technology


Charlotte Henley

Management Specialist

Ph: (931) 393-7293


Mark Cross

Media Production Specialist III

Ph: (931)-393-7369

Laura Horton

Media Specialist II

Ph: (931)-393-7462