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Kenneth Cavanaugh    
   Emeritus Professor of Applied Statistics
   A.B. cum laude, Yale University
   M.P.A., Princeton University
   M.A., Stanford University
   Ph.D., University of Washington

Kenneth L. Cavanaugh, Ph.D. is Professor of Applied Statistics and Senior Research Scientist, Institute of Science, Technology and Public Policy. He has authored or co-authored numerous scientific papers, in publications such as Social Indicators Research; Proceedings of the American Statistical Association; Psychology, Crime, and Law; The Journal of Mind and Behavior; Journal of International Money and Finance.
William Graff    
   Assistant Professor of Accounting
   B.A., Virginia Polytechnic Institute
   M.A., M.B.A., Maharishi International University
   C.M.A. • C.P.A.

William Graff has extensive experience in teaching internationally. He has been teaching at the University’s partner institution in China and has previously been director of the Maharishi School of Management in Limuru, Kenya. Professor Graff has consulted with the World Bank on finance and accounting systems for the government of Uganda.

Scott Herriott    
Co-Chair of the Department of Business Administration Professor of Management
Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences
Expansion Council Chair
B.A. summa cum laude, Dartmouth College
M.A., Ph.D., Stanford University
Professor Herriott’s research interests include issues of cooperative strategy in business policy. Specific projects include studies of electric utility power pools, cooperative advertising, risk pooling, partial acquisitions, information channels in markets, and the implications of Maharishi Vedic Science for theories of motivation, job design, and management decisions.

Vicki Herriott    
Associate Professor of Law and Government
Co-chair of the Department

B.A., Wellesley College
J.D., Boston University School of Law
LL.M., New York University School of Law

Vicki retired from the full-time practice of law in 1983 to co-found the Institute for Research on Consciousness and Human Development with her late husband, Charles (Skip) Alexander. Under the auspices of the Institute they studied the effects of the practice of TM on a variety of populations including a project with institutionalized elderly and groundbreaking research in Israel on the effects of the collective practice of the advanced TM and TM Sidhi program on society as a whole. Vicki teaches Business Law, Taxation, Human Resource Management, Mediation and Negotiation, and Environmental Law. She is currently studying the natural laws relating to management and decision-making.

Anil Maheshwari    
Associate Professor of Management Information Systems

B.Tech., Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi
M.B.A., Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad
Ph.D., Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH

Dr. Anil Maheshwari is an Associate Professor of Management Information Systems (MIS) at MUM. He directs the new MIS Graduate Certificate program at MUM. He has taught MIS at many universities, including 3 years at the City University of New York. He also brings 20 years of rich IT industry experience including 9 years at IBM. Among other adventures, he successfully ran a marathon.

Bruce McCollum    
   Assistant Professor of Management

   B.A., M.B.A., Ph.D., Maharishi University of Management

Bruce McCollum has taught courses in management information systems, communications skills, operations management, statistics, and introduction to business courses. He served as director of administration for a branch campus of a university. His dissertation topic was leadership development through self-development.

Ye Shi (Linlin)    
Assistant Professor of Accounting

B.A., Hebei University of Economics and Business, China
M.B.A., Maharishi University of Management

Professor Shi teaches lean accounting and CMA review courses online as well as on campus. She is the creator and instructor of five online lean accounting courses. She has extensive international accounting experience and earned the Lean Accounting Certificate. Her areas of research interest include lean accounting and sustainable management.

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