Mark Browne, Ph.D.
Mark Browne, Ph.D., Full Professor, School of Risk Management,
joins St. John’s from the Wisconsin School of Business at the
University of Wisconsin–Madison, which he joined in 1992. His
research interests focus on risk management and insurance.
Amber Chenevert, Ph.D.
Amber Chenevert, Ph.D., comes to St. John’s as an Assistant
Professor, Marketing. Prior to her Ph.D. studies, she was an
advertising agency strategist specializing in consumer and new
business acquisition strategy. Professor Chenevert’s research
interests involve issues related to business-to-business service
marketing with a special interest in marketing communications
firms. She is also interested in issues related to marketplace
diversity and inclusion. She has a B.S. in Marketing and an M.A. in
Aleksandr V. Gevorkyan, Ph.D.
Aleksandr V. Gevorkyan, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department
of Economics and Finance, has extensive private and public sector
experience as a financial economist. He has also taught in
economics and finance programs at St. John’s University, Columbia
University, New York University, The New School and others. His
research is in international financial economics, macroeconomic
policy, sovereign debt, labor migration and post-socialist
transformation. He received his Ph.D. in Economics from The New
School and is the author of Innovative Fiscal Policy and Economic
Development in Transition Economies (Routledge, 2011). In addition
to his Ph.D., he has B.Sc. and M.Sc. degrees.
Sven Horak, Ph.D.
Sven Horak, Ph.D., joins St. John’s as an Assistant Professor of
Management. He was a research associate at the Mercator School of
Management of the University of Duisburg–Essen in Germany and a
post-doctoral fellow funded by the German Research Foundation (DFG
) at the Institute of East Asian Studies (IN -EAS T). His research
interests include the fundamental analysis of informal
relation-based network structures, the influence of informal
institutions on managerial decision making behavior and Asian
management. He also gained business experience in the Asian
automotive industry while managing operations for the Robert Bosch
Group in Tokyo, Seoul and Stuttgart. He has a B.A. in Business
Administration from the University of Applied Sciences, Stralsund,
Germany and an M.Sc. in International Business from London South
Bank University, UK .
Shantanu A. Namjoshi, Ph.D.
Shantanu Namjoshi, Ph.D. comes to St. John’s University as a
Visiting Professor, Department of Economics and Finance. In
addition to a B.S. in Metallurgical Engineering; an M.S. in Ceramic
Engineering; Ph.D. in Materials Science and Engineering and an
M.B.A. in Finance, Dr. Namjoshi is working towards a Ph.D. in
Finance from the University of Connecticut. His research interests
are in the areas of corporate finance and behavioral asset pricing.
Prior to moving to finance, he was a faculty member in materials
science and engineering.