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The Business and Accounting department is one of the largest departments on campus, partly because the faculty is dedicated to giving our students the best opportunity to succeed in the business world.  Because of our faculty's own business background, they understand what it takes to be successful and are passionate about passing that along to their students.

With nearly a dozen faculty members, our talented department will help you analyze the business world from every angle. Our professors have expertise in accounting, finance, marketing, operations management, organization behavior, as well as other areas of study. Together, these educators will prepare you for your career.

Stuart Anderson Furman University

Stuart Anderson

Adjunct Professor 
Charles Davis Furman University

Charles Davis

Adjunct Professor
Virginia Gerde Business and Accounting Furman University

Virginia Gerde

Professor and Chair
Ben Grannan Business and Accounting Furman University

Ben Grannan

Assistant Professor
Handy Jonathan Business and Accounting Furman University

Jonathan Handy

Robert E. Hughes
Assistant Professor
Marion McHugh Furman University

Marion McHugh

Associate Professor
Chirinjev Peterson Furman University

Chirinjev Peterson

Adjunct Professor
Jeanine Stratton Furman University

Jeanine Stratton

Robert E. Hughes Associate Professor
Suzy Summers Furman University

Suzy Summers

James C. Self Professor of Business Administration
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