Costello College of Business Emeritus Faculty
Associate Professor Emeritus of AccountingPhillip Buchanan joined the George Mason University faculty in 1981 after spending 8 years at Penn State University and 2 years in the New York office of Arthur Andersen & Co. He retired from George Mason in 2013.
Associate Professor Emerita of AccountingLe Cao earned a BS from The National Institute of Administration in Vietnam, an MBA from Syracuse University, and a DBA from the University of Southern California.
Associate Professor Emeritus of ManagementCoffinberger taught courses on business law, real estate law, and the legal and ethical environment of business. He taught in the Mason School of Business undergraduate, MBA, and Executive MBA programs. In 1988, he received a university award for Outstanding Academic Advising, and he was recognized as the "Teacher of the Year" by the Executive MBA class of 2002. Coffinberger taught for 12 years in a national CPA Review course and developed course materials it.
Professor Emeritus of ManagementCatherine Durnell Cramton is a Professor Emeritus of Management in the School of Business. She received her PhD in organizational behavior from Yale University and her AB from Harvard University.
Dean Emeritus of School of Business AdministrationLloyd DeBoer was hired in 1975 as Professor of Marketing and Chairman of the Department of Business Administration. It was not until 1977 that the Department of Business Administration became the School of Business Administration and DeBoer served as its first dean, a position he held until 1986.
Professor Emeritus of MarketingRichard Entrikin came to George Mason University from Saint Louis University where he received his PhD in business administration in 1976. While at Saint Louis University, he taught in both the MBA and undergraduate programs for six years. At Mason, Entrikin served in administrative capacities for 16 years including positions of director of undergraduate business programs, chairman of marketing and coordinator of marketing.
Professor Emeritus of Finance and Eminent ProfessorMichael Ferri was a longstanding finance faculty member at George Mason University and also served as the Foundation Chair in Finance. He held academic positions at the University of Kentucky, the University of South Carolina, and John Carroll University prior to joining George Mason University. At Mason, Ferri won the MBA Teacher of the Year Award and was recognized as Outstanding Faculty Member.
Professor, FinanceGerald A. Hanweck was a professor within the Finance Area in the School of Business at George Mason University. He taught courses in corporate finance, applied global macroeconomics, financial institutions, and financial markets at the undergraduate and MBA levels.
Professor Emeritus of AccountingKenneth Heller joined George Mason University as department chair of accounting in 1987 and served in that capacity until 1995. His teaching and research interests were in federal and state taxation.