Business Faculty Listing
Associate Professor of Business Management
B.A., Texas Christian University
Ph.D., The New School for Social Research
Richard Garrett, Associate Professor of Economics, earned his Ph.D. in Economics from The New School of Social Research and has done graduate work at the Cornell-Baruch School of Industrial Relations. He teaches management courses and macroeconomics and is currently a consultant to the entertainment industry and to nonprofit international labor solidarity organizations. Before coming to Marymount, he was Associate Director of Research for the Union of Needletrades, Industrial and Textile employees.
Administrative Assistant for the Division
Carmen Jackman Torres was born in the Republic of Panama, Central America. She came to the U.S. in December of 1982, and has been employed since 1983 as an Administrative Assistant of the Division of Accounting and Business Management at Marymount Manhattan College. Carmen received a Bachelor of Arts Degree in sociology from Marymount Manhattan College in 1992. She is also certified in paralegal studies and in CPR. She also participated in the revision of the Training Curriculum entitled Cultural Diversity: Linguistic Differences, of the NYSDOH, Bureau of Early Intervention. Carmen enjoys being a bridge builder between students, faculty and administrators.
Associate Professor of Business Management
B.A., Goucher College
M.A., Brown University
M.B.A., Columbia University
Ph.D., Brown University
Leslie Levin, Associate Professor of Business Management, earned a Ph.D. in Hispanic Studies from Brown University and an MBA in Marketing from Columbia University. She teaches marketing, advertising, and consumer behavior; her research interests include religious imagery in advertising and the advancement of management women in domestic and international companies. Prior to joining Marymount, she worked in public relations and marketing management at the former Burson- Marsteller, Lever Brothers, and Bristol-Myers.
Levin, Leslie and Mary Mattis. Stories of Success: Women Entrepreneurs in the United States. International Research.
Handbook on Successful Women Entrepreneurs. Eds. Sandra Fielden, and Marilyn Davidson. Manchester, Canada: The University of Manchester. To be published first quarter 2010.
Levin, Leslie and Mary Mattis. The Role of Case Studies in Presenting Continuing Challenges for Women Entrepreneurs. Academy of Management Annual Conference: Anaheim, CA. August 8-12, 2008.
Assistant Professor of Business Management
Vladimir Pashkevich is a marketing professor at Marymount Manhattan College. He earned his Ph.D. in marketing and MS in business analytics from University of Cincinnati. He teaches a number of the introductory level marketing courses, the Consumer Behavior course, the Marketing Research course, and guides the research of undergraduate students at MMC, which was presented at The National Conference on Undergraduate Research (NCUR) and the Annual Honors Colloquium at Marymount Manhattan College. Dr. Pashkevich's research interests revolve around the study of consumer behavior and include consumer information processing, social cognition, brand connections, values, and transformative consumer research.
Vladimir employs field survey and laboratory experimental research methods to examine decision making in a consumer context, with particular attention to the relationships between theoretical constructs and their empirical indicators.
Professor of Business Management,
Chair, Division of Accounting and Business Management
M.A., Bombay University, India
Ph.D., State University of New York, Stony Brook
Vandana Rao, Professor of Business Management, Chair, Division of Accounting and Business Management, completed her doctoral studies in economics at SUNY, Stony Brook, and has done graduate work in management at the Graduate Center, City University of New York. She teaches business and finance courses; her research interests include economic development and risk management. Before joining Marymount, Vandana taught and did consulting and project work for government and non-profit organizations in the U.S. and India, as well as for international organizations such as UNICEF.