Michael Stodnick, Ph.D.

Why did you become a professor?
To help inspire students to appreciate and to strive for lifelong learning.

What do you enjoy most about teaching?
Interacting with students and seeing their intellectual and professional growth.

What do you hope students gain from your courses?
Thirst for knowledge and the ability to apply it across all contexts.

What did you do prior to entering academia?
Purchasing and Materials Manager in the transportation industry.

What are you passionate about outside of the University?
Family, dirt bikes, college football, community service. 

What are your research interests?
Service quality, service management, measurement and pedagogy.