Education: undergraduate degrees in Ghana and Wales, Ph.D. from Michigan State University
Major Accomplishments: Dr. Dankwa has received numerous university awards that recognize excellence in teaching and research. Much of his research involves his study of the emerging economies of West Africa. Dr. Dankwa has written more than 30 peer-reviewed articles that have appeared in scholarly journals and has given more than 50 presentations at management conferences.
Passion: “Last semester I launched a student program that engaged business, art, and theatre majors to work together to solve a common problem. I believe that these unique, cross-discipline experiences are extremely valuable for our students.”
Teaching: Strategic Management and International Business
Education: Undergraduate degrees from Edison State College, NJ and National Lewis University, IL and Ph.D. from the University of Kansas
Major Accomplishments: In 2011, Dr. Puia was named a Distinguished Fellow of the Academy for Global Business Advancement, a life achievement award in recognition of his contributions worldwide to the advancement of knowledge in his field. Closer to home but an equal point of pride for Puia, is his role in assisting two recent SVSU honor students publish articles in leading international journals.
Passion: “I love field-based learning for our students, especially overseas. It is hard to overestimate the learning that occurs when students meet with executives and entrepreneurs in foreign settings. In the past few years, we have taken students to China, India, Russia, Eastern Europe, and Chile – all great places to learn business.”