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​Providence College School of Business 


Dr. Sylvia Maxfield,
dean, school of business; 

At PC since 2012
  • Presidency
  • International economics and economies
  • US economic policy
  • Financial markets and institutions
  • Corporate social responsibility
  • Gender and management




    Dr. M. Cary Collins,

    Michael A. Ruane Endowed Chair and
    director for the Business Education Innovation Center;

    Teaching at PC since 2013
    • Financial Services Firms Risk Management
    • Bank Capital and Risk Management
    • Bank Fair Lending & Fair Pricing
    • Broker/Lender Behavior: Mortgages & Autos
    • Entrepreneurial and Start-up Finance
    Selected Courses Taught:
    • Financial Institutions & Markets
    • Entrepreneurial Finance
    • International Entrepreneurship (MBA)
    • Financial Services Management
    • Valuation Methods & Metrics (ExecEd)




    Dr. Christine Earley,
    associate dean of school of business

    and professor of accountancy
    (On sabbatical from 2014 thru 2016);

    Teaching at PC since 2008
    • Auditing (auditing of fair value, professional skepticism,
      auditor judgment and decision making, training of auditors)
    • Public Company Accounting Oversight Board
    • Sarbanes-Oxley Act
    • Financial scandals and fraud cases
    • Accounting education
    • Accounting ethics
    Selected Courses Taught: 
    • Auditing
    • Advanced and IT Auditing
    • Financial Accounting 

    Dr. Daniel R. Horne,
    associate dean of faculty and
    curriculum for school of business and
    professor of marketing; 

    Teaching at PC since 1994
    • Consumer Payments (including credit, debit, and gift cards;
      mobile payments; other prepaid products)
    • Gift Selection & Purchase
    • Secondary: Consumer Privacy, Employee Motivation
      and Incentives
    Selected Courses Taught:
    • Consumer Behavior
    • Sports Marketing

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