Professor Evans is Chairman of the Economics, Business, and Accounting Department and Associate Director of the Center for Ethics and Entrepreneurship. He is involved in Rockford College’s public policy program, trains managers on law-related topics, is a political consultant and analyst, and serves on the Rockford Public School Board. He teaches Business Law, American Economic History, and Government and Business. Here is more information about Professor Evans, including a short video.
Professor Fahrenwald is Associate Professor of Economics and Business and is Director of the MBA program. His work experience includes positions such as Chief Operating Officer and Director of Quality and Training. He teaches in the areas of human relations, management, leadership, entrepreneurship, and international studies in the MBA program. Here is more information about Professor Fahrenwald, including a short video.
Dr. Flamm is Chairman of the Philosophy Department. He has published in Transactions of the Charles S. Peirce Society, Education and Culture, and Overheard in Seville: Bulletin of the Santayana Society. He received his B.A. degree from State University of New York at Stony Brook, his M.A. from Texas A&M University, and his Ph.D. from Southern Illinois University, Carbondale. Dr. Flamm teaches courses in Ethics, Medical Ethics, and American Philosophy. Here is more information about Professor Flamm, including a short video.
Dr. Gleicher is Chairman of the Political Science Department and Director of the Honors Program in Liberal Arts. He has published in such journals as Perspectives on Political Science, This World, and Interpretation. Dr. Gleicher received his B.A. degree in Government from Cornell University and his M.A. and Ph.D. in Political Science from the University of Chicago. He teaches courses in American Government and Classical and Modern Political Philosophy. Here is more information about Professor Gleicher, including a short video.
Dr. Hicks is Professor of Philosophy and the Executive Director of the Center for Ethics and Entrepreneurship. He is the author of several books, a documentary, and essays in magazines and scholarly journals. He received his honours B.A. and M.A. degrees from the University of Guelph, Canada, and his Ph.D. in philosophy from Indiana University, Bloomington. Professor Hicks teaches courses in Business Ethics, Capitalism, and Intellectual History. Here is more information about Professor Hicks, including a short video.
Professor Kadamian is Assistant Professor of Business. He received his B.A. in Government from Beloit College and his MBA from Rockford College. He has 26 years of management experience in higher education administration and the corporate world and owned his own consulting business. At Rockford College, Professor Kadamian teaches several courses in business including Principles of Marketing, Principles of Management, and Management Theory & Practice. Here is more information about Professor Kadamian, including a short video.
Dr. Klein received his Bachelor’s degree from Tufts University in Massachusetts in 1995, his Master’s in Philosophy in 2001 from Arizona State University, where he also completed his Ph.D. in 2010. He is the co-editor of Harry Potter and Philosophy: If Aristotle Ran Hogwarts (Open Court, 2004). He teaches Ethical Theory, Sports Ethics, and Business and Economic Ethics. Here is more information about Professor Klein, including a short video.
Dr. Rezazadeh is Professor of Economics and Business. He is involved with national organizations in the area of economic growth and development, serves as a local business consultant, and is a published author of several books and articles. At Rockford College and CEE he teaches Microeconomics, Price Theory, and Capitalism. Here is more information about Professor Rezazadeh, including a short video.
Virginia Murr — Director of Operations
Virginia helps develop and implement CEE strategies, ensures the most efficient use of resources, and manages the administrative staff. Her work history includes business ownership and management, editing, writing, and research. Virginia received her B. A. in Philosophy from Rockford College in 2007. She graduated Summa Cum Laude, is a member of the Phi Beta Kappa society, and received the Walhout Prize in Philosophy. She also holds a sixth degree black belt in karate-do. When not working, Virginia enjoys spending time with her three daughters, reading, and writing.
Christopher Vaughan — Graphic Design and Video Production
Chris designs our print and digital publications, produces our audio and video publications, and manages CEE’s website and social media. Chris received his B. A. in Philosophy from Rockford College in 2005. He graduated Summa Cum Laude, is a member of the Phi Beta Kappa society, and received the Walhout Prize in Philosophy. In his free time, Chris does freelance work in graphic design and video, hangs out with his better half, and explores his many intellectual interests.