Leadership

Dean Susan Perles Gilbert, Ph.D.

Susan GilbertDr. Susan Gilbert was named dean of Mercer University's Stetson School of Business and Economics on April 1, 2013. Prior to her appointment at Mercer, she served as dean of the School of Business and Technology at Thomas Edison State University in Trenton, N.J., where she helped lead the school to a 14 percent increase in enrollment and launched two new MBA programs. Before joining Thomas Edison, Dr. Gilbert served as associate dean ofthe business school at Rutgers, overseeing full-time and part-time MBA programs.

For 20 years, Dr. Gilbert served on the faculty and was an associate dean at Emory's Goizueta School of Business, where she won numerous teaching awards, was director of academic programs, and provided academic and administrative oversight for Emory's evening MBA program. From 2001 to 2005, she was a member of the President's Commission on the Status of Women at Emory, serving as chair for two years.

After earning her Ph.D. in economics from the University of Pennsylvania, Dr. Gilbert began her corporate career at AT&T, working in the marketing strategy and finance departments. She also graduated Phi Beta Kappa with a bachelor of arts degree in economics from Binghamton University in New York.

J. Michael Weber, Ph.D.
Associate Dean, Atlanta
Professor of Marketing
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Steven R. McClung, Ph.D.
Associate Dean, Macon
Associate Professor of Marketing
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Jamie Thomas
Administrative Assistant to the Dean
678.547.6177
thomas_jd@mercer.edu

Kurstie Hemstreet
Administrative Assistant, Macon
478.301.2832
hemstreet_kl@mercer.edu

Francine Onyemaka
Administrative Coordiator, Atlanta
678.547.6161
onyemaka_fa@mercer.edu

Lael Whiteside
Director of Admissions, Atlanta
678.547.6147
whiteside_l@mercer.edu

Matthew Brantley
Enrollment Associate, Atlanta
678.547.6194
brantley_ma@mercer.edu

Arthur Kent
Executive Director of Academic Affairs, Atlanta
MBA Program Director, Atlanta
Undergraduate Program Director, Atlanta and Regional Academic Centers
678.547.6173
kent_ap@mercer.edu

Erica Taylor
Academic Advisor, Atlanta and Regional Academic Centers
678.547.6211
taylor_em@mercer.edu

Donna Terrill
Director of Academic Advising Services, Macon
478.301.2140
terrill_dw@mercer.edu

Anam Wahidi
Director of Career Management Services, Atlanta
678.547.6386
wahidi_a@mercer.edu

Hugh Hunter
Career Consultant, Macon
478.301.2864
hunter_h@mercer.edu

Brian Greer
Director of Development - Stetson School of Business and Economics
678.547.6392
greer_jb@mercer.edu

Sharon Lim Harle
Assistant Vice President for Alumni Services and Special Events
678.547.6420
lim_s@mercer.edu