Dr. Arup Mukherjee

Dr. Arup Mukherjee


Dr. Arup Mukherjee is Professor in the Management/MIS Department, where he has taught since 1995.

Beginning in 2004, Mukherjee served a decade as chairman of the department and took many steps to help the College of Business win re-accreditation. In addition, he designed and implemented a new B.S.B.A. in General Business to promote cross-functional ability in students and he designed and implemented an undergraduate certificate in Small Business Management/ Entrepreneurship.

He has published more than 20 journal articles, many of them about his research into teaching and learning techniques.

They include classroom exercises to improve understanding of analysis and design of decision support systems, ways to promote critical thinking skills, and the use of electronic quizzes to promote self-reliance. Publishers of Mukherjee’s findings include Journal of Education for Business, Southern Business Review, Education, Journal of Computer Information Systems, and Journal of Issues In Informing Science and Information Technology.

Mukherjee has a Ph.D. in Management Science from the University of Tennessee, where he focused on Management Science, MIS, Production Management and Quantitative Techniques and scored a perfect 4.0 grade point average. He has a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical/Electronic Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, India.