Faculty

Dr. Karen Maxwell Dr. Karen Maxwell Assistant Professor, Management Location:Ethel Buckman Hall214A Phone:757-727-5760 Expertise:Technology, Hotel Management Education, Men's Health, Disease Prevention, Workplace Disease Prevention, Disease Prevention Education, Consulting

I. Current Rank

Assistant Professor

II. Department

Management

III. Education

Doctoral Degree:

Doctor of Philosophy, Health Services, Walden University

Dissertation Title: “Technology as a Health Intervention and the Self-Efficacy of Men”

Masters Degree:

Master of Business Administration, 1985, Concentration Marketing, Long Island University

Baccalaureate Degree:

Bachelor of Science, 1981, Marketing, Rutgers University

IV. Courses Taught

MGT 300 Business Research

MGT 323 Management Information Systems

LAP 324 Leadership Application Program

MGT 340 Business Communications

MGT 301 Business Organization Management

V. Intellectual Contributions

Maxwell, K. D. (2015) Technology as a health intervention and the self-efficacy of men. ProQuest, UMI Dissertations Publishing.

Simon, D., Jackson, K., & Maxwell, K. D. (2013). Traditional versus online instruction: Faculty resources impact strategies for course delivery. Business Education & Accreditation, 5, 107-116.

VI. Non-Academic Experience

AT&T, Norfolk, VA [2000 – 2009] Sales Director Norfolk, VA          Supervised a team of Client Business Managers and Sales Executives to manage a $36,000,000 client base consisting of complex IT services. Maintained CXO relationships, participated in contract negotiations. Supervised the RFP process. Exceeded revenue growth objectives.

AT&T, Norfolk, VA [1997 – 2000] Data Network Account Manager Virginia Beach, VA          Designed network data transport applications. Coordinated and completed RFPs. Exceeded monthly new sale and revenue growth objectives.

Sprint, Paramus, NJ & Virginia Beach, VA [1990-1997] Technical Consultant          Designed and implemented data transport networks such as the National Security Emergency Preparedness Program.

Port Authority of NY & NJ, New York, NY [1986 – 1988] Telecommunications Analyst           Management of the World Trade Center and JFK voice and data telecommunication services. 

NJ Bell (Verizon) Princeton, NJ [1984 - 1986] Account Manager          Performance of needs assessments. Developed and presented RFPs. Exceeded monthly sales objectives.

VII. Service

Mentoring Young Women 2004 – Present

Mt. Lebanon Women’s Empowerment

Hampton Roads FoodBank Volunteer

The Gardens of Virginia Beach Volunteer

VIII. Commendation

Nominated Honorary Member of the Golden Key Honor Society