Faculty & Staff


Robert Evans

Professor Evans is Chairman of the Economics, Business, and Accounting Department. He is involved in Rockford University’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.

Jeffrey Fahrenwald

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.

Matthew Flamm

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.

Jules Gleicher

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.

Stephen Hicks

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.

Stephen Kadamian

Professor Kadamian is Assistant Professor of Business. He received his B.A. in Government from Beloit College and his MBA from Rockford University. He has 26 years of management experience in higher education administration and the corporate world and owned his own consulting business. At Rockford University, 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.

Shawn Klein

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.

Fred Rezazadeh

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 University and CEE he teaches Microeconomics, Price Theory, and Capitalism. Here is more information about Professor Rezazadeh, including a short video.

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