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Business & Public Management

Dr. Orhan Kara

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Dean's Office

Address: 
Business and Public Management Center 
Third Floor 
50 Sharpless Street 
West Chester, PA 19383

Email: 
CBPM@wcupa.edu

Phone: 
610-436-2930


Name: Dr. Evan Leach 
Position: Interim Dean 
Email: ELeach@wcupa.edu


Name: Dr. Lisa M. Calvano 
Position: Interim Associate Dean 
Email: LCalvano@wcupa.edu


Name: Dr. Lori Fuller 
Position: Faculty Associate to the Dean 
Email: LFuller@wcupa.edu


Name: Kathy Koval 
Position: Assistant Dean, Director of Business and Public Management Programs 
Email: KKoval@wcupa.edu


Name: Cindy Cheyney 
Position: Assistant Dean 
Email: CCheyney@wcupa.edu


Name: Laurie Christie 
Position: Administrative Assistant to the Dean 
Email: LChristie@wcupa.edu


Name: Danah Allen 
Position: Communications and Impact Coordinator 
Email: DAllen@wcupa.edu


Name: Julie Ferris 
Position: Receptionist 
Email: JFerris@wcupa.edu

Dr. Orhan Kara

Biography

Dr. Orhan Kara is a professor of economics and finance at West Chester University and earned his Ph.D. degrees at the University of Wisconsin - Madison and at the University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee. He served as Vice President of Program, Vice President of Publicity, and President of Pennsylvania Economic Association. Dr. Kara's areas of research include human capital, rate of return to investment in education, gender wage discrimination, international trade flows and trade elasticities, budget, inflation and exchange rates, and entrepreneurship in developing countries. He has published articles in economics, finance, and entrepreneurship in various journals such as the International Review of Applied Economics, International Trade Journal, Journal of Economic Studies, Economics Letters, Journal of Economic Development, Education Economics, and Journal of Small Business Management.

Education

  • B.A., University of Ankara
  • M.A., University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

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