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Gordon Ford College of Business Staff - Michelle Trawick

Dr. Michelle Trawick

Dr. Michelle Trawick

Associate Dean for Faculty and Administration

Office:  Grise Hall 447
Phone:  270-745-8803
Email:  michelle.trawick@wku.edu

Education

Ph.D., North Carolina State University, Economics, 1996

M.E., North Carolina State University, Economics, 1992

B.A., Western Kentucky University, Economics, 1989

Biography

Dr. Trawick has spent over seven years immersed in administration, serving first as Chair of the Economics Department and now as the GFCB Associate Dean for Faculty and Administration.  Dr. Trawick’s current research interests include the determinants for student success in an applied college of business.  More specifically, she is preparing a manuscript to aid other administrators promoting curricular change controlled by another academic college.  Further, she and a colleague are testing the results of a multi-year study to determine the effectiveness of a theoretical math class in advancing an applied business curriculum. 

 

Dr. Trawick has participated in several professional development opportunities to enhance her administrative skillset.  She attended the Principles and Techniques of Fundraising course offered by The Fundraising School at the Indiana University Lilly School of Philanthropy to assist the dean in fundraising to advance the college.  Further, she participated in the Management Development Program offered through Harvard University’s Graduate School of Education.

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