Faculty Profiles

Management and MIS department faculty contact and bio information


Dr. John Batchelor

Dr. John H. Batchelor

  • Position: Chair and Associate Professor
  • Department: Management and MIS
  • Office Location:  Bldg 76A Room 308

Dr. John H. Batchelor's research looks at entrepreneurship, leadership, methods and organizational behavior as well as ethics, motivation and opportunity recognition. He examines aspects of gender, creativity, emotional intelligence, likelihood of success, and emotional labor.

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Dr. Gayle Baugh

  • Position: Associate Professor
  • Department: Management and MIS
  • Office Location:  Bldg 76A Room 315

Dr. Gayle Baugh has conducted in-depth research on careers, mentoring and gender and diversity in the workplace. Baugh has examined factors that go into careers – ways to establish authenticity, developmental relationships, and the impact of mentoring on both mentor and protégé.

Dr. Justin L. Davis

  • Position: Associate Professor
  • Department: Management and MIS
  • Office Location:  Bldg 76A Room 326

Dr. Justin L. Davis teaches and conducts research in several fields. His work at UWF has examined factors tying sports gambling markets to management, organizational ethics, social capital, and various aspects of entrepreneurship and innovation processes.

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Dr. Yong (Andy) Lu

  • Position: Assistant Professor
  • Department: Management and MIS
  • Office Location:  Bldg 76A Room 313

Dr. Andy Lu teaches courses in cybersecurity and information systems. He conducts research in social networks, FinTech, and cybersecurity.

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Dr. Esmail Mohebbi

  • Position: Professor
  • Department: Management and MIS
  • Office Location:  Bldg 76A Room 319

Dr. Esmail Mohebbi teaches courses in operations management and e-Business systems. His research interests fall within the realm of mathematical modeling and quantitative analysis of problems related to supply chain management and operations management of logistics systems.

Dr. Robert Perkins

Dr. Robert Perkins

  • Position: Assistant Professor
  • Department: Management and MIS
  • Office Location:  Bldg 76A Room 323

Dr. Robert Perkins has both academic and industry experience. His current research investigates the growth of start-up firms, behavioral perspectives on fraud, leadership at different organizational stages, entrepreneurial branding, organizational change and leadership.

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Dr. Randall Craig Reid

  • Position: Associate Professor
  • Department: Management and MIS
  • Office Location:  Bldg 76A Room 321

Dr. Randall Craig Reid teaches data communication, data security, management science, decision support systems, and the introductory information systems course.

Lauren Rich

Dr. Lauren L. Rich

  • Position: Assistant Professor
  • Department: Management and MIS
  • Office Location:  Building 74 Office 311

Dr. Lauren L. Rich teaches courses in Organizational Behavior and Human Resource Management. She has developed a measure of organizational culture and proposed a multi-level framework for studying the indirect influence of organizational culture on individual work behavior.

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Dr. Marian Schultz

  • Position: Professor - 4/464
  • Department: Management and MIS
  • Office Location:  FWB - Building 4, Room 464

Dr. Marian Schultz has published over 100 peer-reviewed papers on numerous subjects. Recent research examined “Career Management of Fire Service Personnel” and women in a traditionally male field, “Does the Fire Station have a Glass Ceiling? Perceptions of Female Firefighters.”

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Dr. Steven (LT) Snyder

  • Position: Assistant Professor
  • Department: Management and MIS
  • Office Location:  Bldg 76A Room 317

Dr. Steven J. Snyder conducts research in Ethics and Decision Making; Business Strategy, and War-Gaming Simulation; and Multimedia and Student Learning. Snyder, a longtime military officer, has made frequent presentations at the John F. Kennedy Special Warfare Center and School at Fort Bragg, N.C.

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Helen Soter

  • Position: Instructor
  • Department: Management and MIS
  • Office Location:  Bldg 76A Room 311

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Dr. June (Jun) Wei

  • Position: Professor
  • Department: Management and MIS
  • Office Location:  Bldg 76A Room 325

Dr. June (Jun) Wei's research covers information security and human behavior on Internet commerce, enterprise information systems development, and human information processing for cognitive tasks analysis. 

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Dr. Julie Ann Stuart Williams

  • Position: Professor
  • Department: Management and MIS
  • Office Location:  Bldg 76A Room 328

Dr. Julie Ann Stuart Williams has conducted research on recycling, open-access scheduling systems and ways to assess and improve student learning. Her research includes studies of bulk recycling, “reverse production” and electronics recycling.

Adjunct Faculty

Management and MIS department adjunct faculty contact and bio information


  • Dan Cavanaugh

  • Kenny O'Connor

  • Jerry York

    • Position: Faculty Associate
    • Department: Management and MIS
    • Office Location: Bldg 76A Room 316
    • jyork@uwf.edu
    • 8504742316