Department Chair
Stephen E. Erfle
Associate Professor of International Business and Management (1989).
Althouse Hall Room 102
(717) 245-1635
Department Faculty
Michael J. Fratantuono
Associate Professor of International Studies, Business and Management (1988).
Althouse Hall Room 217
(717) 245-1075 |
B.A., Brown University, 1974; M.A., University of Rhode Island, 1982; Ph.D., University of Washington, 1988.
Dickinson Award for Distinguished Teaching, 2004-2005; Ganoe Award for Inspirational Teaching, 2005-06.

Professor Fratantuono is interested in international economics, government-business relations, and U.S. foreign economic policy. He has worked as a project manager in the software development industry. He has also been visiting professor in the Department of National Security and Strategy at the U.S. Army War College.
Stephen E. Erfle
(on partial sabbatical 2015-16)
Associate Professor of International Business and Management (1989).
Althouse Hall Room 102
(717) 245-1635 |
B.S., University of California at Davis, 1977; B.A., 1977; M.A., Harvard University, 1981; Ph.D., 1983.

Is coauthor of Managerial Economics: Economic Tools for Today’s Decision Makers, 7th edition, Pearson, 2013 with Paul Keat and Philip Young. He is interested in interdisciplinary research and teaching pedagogy. He has consulted for Seagram Classics Wine Company and the Pennsylvania Department of Health and his published research ranges from political geography and communications theory to physical education and public health.
Dengjian Jin
Associate Professor of International Business and Management, John J. Curley '60 and Ann Conser Curley '63 Faculty Chair in International Studies, Business and Management (1997).
Althouse Hall Room 211
(717) 245-1487 |
B.S., Zhejian University, 1983; M.S., Huazhong University of Science and Technology, 1986; Ph.D., George Mason University, 1998.

He is the author of The Dynamics of Knowledge Regimes: Technology, Culture and Competitiveness in the USA and Japan, published by Continuum in 2001. His major research involves the evolution of knowledge and systems of knowledge creation throughout human history. His most recent book, The Great Knowledge Transcendence: the Rise of Western Science and Technology Re-framed will be published by Palgrave Macmillan. In the Fourth Asian Historical Economic Conference held in Istanbul September 19-21, 2014, he was invited to give a keynote speech in a Special Session on Science and Technology in Europe and China during the Early Modern Era, together with another speaker Joel Mokyr.
David M. Sarcone
Associate Professor of International Business and Management (2001).
Althouse Hall Room 218
(717) 245-1261 |
B.S., Pennsylvania State University, 1975; M.B.A., University of Pittsburgh, 1978; Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University, 2008.

C. Helen Takacs
Associate Professor of International Business and Management (2007).
Althouse Hall Room 104
(717) 245-1024 |
B.A., Bowdoin College, 1978; M.B.A., Cleveland State University, 1982; Ph.D., Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, 2005.

Her doctoral work was in the areas of strategic management and international business. She has two active areas of research, innovation management and corporate social responsibility. She is especially interested in the connections between corporate social responsibility and foreign direct investment.
Won Yong Kim
Assistant Professor of International Business & Management (2011).
Althouse Hall Room 103
(717) 254-8931 |
B.A., Yonsei University-Korea, 1998; M.A., 2000; M.B.A., Thunderbird School of Global Management, 2005; Ph.D., Drexel University, 2011.

Michael S. Poulton
Senior Lecturer Practitioner in International Business and Management (2000).
Althouse Hall Room 114
(717) 245-1058 |
B.A., University of Zagreb, 1970; M.A., University of Utah, 1973; M.B.A., New York University, 1977.
Ganoe Award for Inspirational Teaching, 2009-2010.

His research interests include domestic and international marketing, business practices and ethics at home and abroad, and organizational storytelling.
Joy Middaugh
Visiting Instructor in International Business & Management.
Althouse Hall Room G12
(717) 254-8057 |
B.A., Shippensburg University, 1991; M.B.A., Kutztown University, 1999,

Joy Middaugh received her M.B.A. from Kutztown University in 1999. She holds a B.S.B.A. in Accounting and Finance from Shippensburg University. In addition, she has been a licensed C.P.A. in the state of Pennsylvania since 1994 and has extensive experience teaching all levels of financial and managerial accounting at Penn State University. After several years in public accounting, she transitioned to the roles of Controller and then Chief Financial Officer in the technology industry. She also has significant experience in the areas of integrated accounting systems, entrepreneurship and equity financing.
Adjunct Faculty
Steven J. Riccio
Lecturer in International Business and Management (2015).
55 N West St 1st Floor
(717) 254-8014 |
B.S., Millersville University, 1992; M.P.A., Kutztown University, 1998; Ed.D., University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 2010.