Faculty & Staff Profiles

Abel Adekola Professional Highlights

Highlights


  • Fulbright Business Administration reviewer, 2010
  • External examiner – University of Malaya Business PhD Program, 2008 – present
  • Regional Editor, IJTGM, 2007 - present
  • Vietnam-CIBER (Center for International Business Education & Research) grant recipient, 2010
  • Senior Distinguish Fellow of the Academy of World Business, Marketing and Management Development at Oulu, Finland, July 2010
  • Fulbright Scholarship recipient, 2005-06
  • Oxford University Roundtable Fellowship, 2004
  • Dahlgren Professorship recipient, 2001-03
  • Wisconsin Teaching Fellowship recipient, 2006

Experience


University of Wisconsin-Stout, Menomonie, Wisconsin, (Recipient of the 2001 Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award) 1995 - Present

Interim Associate Dean, College of Management, January 1, 2011 – present
University of Wisconsin – Stout, Menonomie, WI
Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with the program directors on the ACPHA and ACBSP accreditation processes
  • Manage new program development
  • Work with program directors on student recruitment, curriculum development, advisement issues, and overseeing summer co-op funds, contracts and schedules.

Chair, Department of Business, 2007- 2010
University of Wisconsin – Stout, Menomonie, WI
Responsibilities:

  • Oversaw academic program management; faculty development; strategic plan development, implementation and measurement
  • Managed department’s physical assets
  • Supervised 24 full time and 6 adjunct-faculties.

Chair, Faculty Senate, 2009-2010
University of Wisconsin – Stout, Menomonie, WI
Responsibilities:

  • Was the custodian of the policies, procedures, and information that, by common consent, are those governing the University faculty as a whole while participating in the Institutional shared governance

Program Director, Office of International Education, 2001-2004
University of Wisconsin – Stout, Menomonie, WI
Responsibilities:

  • Supervised the activities of the Office of International Education, including all study abroad, International student-related activities, faculty exchange and, support for Internationalization of curriculum.
  • Travelled abroad for the sake of developing partnership and promoting the international programs
  • Fundraised via grant writing
  • Secured scholarships and grants to support students pursuing study abroad opportunities as well as international students to study at Stout

Full Professor, Department of Business, 2001- Present
University of Wisconsin – Stout, Menomonie, WI
College of Management
Courses Taught:
Principles of Management, International Business and International Management

Associate Professor, Department of Business, 1995-2001
University of Wisconsin – Stout, Menomonie, WI
Courses Taught: Principles of Management, International Management, Cross-Cultural
Management, International Strategic Management, International Marketing and Principles of
Marketing

Adjunct Faculty, Department of Strategic Management and Business Policy, 2002 - 2008
University of Minnesota, Carlson School of Management, Minneapolis, MN
Courses Taught: Industry Analysis and Competitive Strategy (MBA course), Business Policy,
Strategy Formulation and Implementation (BBA course) and International Environment of Firms
(BBA course)

Adjunct Faculty, Department of Business Administration, 1993 - 1985
Barry University, Andreas School of Business, Miami Shores, Florida
Courses Taught: Financial Management, Microeconomics (MBA courses)

Adjunct Faculty, Department of Business Administration, 1994 - 1995
Florida International University, School of Public Administration and Professional
Development, Miami, Florida
Course Taught: Exporting and Importing

Assistant Professor, Department of Business, 1991 - 1995
Miami Dade College, North Campus, Miami, Florida
Courses Taught: Principles of Finance, Micro and Macro Economics, International Business, Management Ethics

Adjunct Faculty, Department of Business, 1986 - 1990
Fort Lauderdale College, Miami Campus, Miami, Florida
Courses Taught: International Business Management, Introduction to Business, Principles of Accounting, Entrepreneurship

Assistant Academic Dean, Department of Business, 1988 - 1990
Fort Lauderdale College, Miami Campus, Miami, Florida
Responsibilities: Administered evening session’s academic and operational affairs

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