Major in Business Management

Bachelor of Science Degree • School of Business and Justice Studies

Business Management Major


Samuel E. Ferrara, Ph.D.

Professor of Practice-Management & Strategy

Samuel Ferrara
Phone: (315) 792-3060
Office: 181 Genesee Street Suite 525


Samuel Ferrara, Professor of Practice-Management and Strategy, earned his Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Brockport State University, his Master’s of Business Administration from Baldwin Wallace College and his Doctorate of Organizational Studies from the University at Albany. He has 20 years of experience in the business world in Sales and Marketing both in North America and Europe and is interested in corporate governance. Sam's hobbies include biking, kayaking, golfing, and playing the piano.

His recent publications include:

  • Ferrara, S.E. (2017). A Comparative Analysis of Agency and Stewardship Theories of Corporate Governance. Changes in a Global Economy, Codrington, H., Winkler, R. and Frances, C. (ed's.).
  • Van Ness, R.K., Ferrara, S.E. and Gozy, C. (2012). Collegiate Schools of Business: Now What? Thoughts of Generational Cohorts. Journal of International Management Studies, 12 (4), 46-59.
  • Van Ness, R.K., Ferrara, S.E., Van Ness, R. and Hughes, B. (2010) B-School Identity Crisis: Students Beliefs May Be An Antidote. Review of Business Research, 10 (3), 53-65.


Stephen Peek, MBA
Chair, Management
106 DePerno Hall

(315) 792-3329
(315) 792-3006
1600 Burrstone Road | Utica, NY 13502