Dr. Kimberly K. Hollister

Dean | Dean's Office | Feliciano School of Business
Location: 290F
Telephone: 973-655-7521
Fax: 973-655-7678
Email: hollisterk@montclair.edu

Biography

Dr. Kimberly Killmer Hollister is the Dean for the Feliciano School of Business and a Full Professor in the Department of Information & Operations Management. Prior to joining Montclair State in 1999, as an Assistant Professor, she held a Lecturer position at the Wharton School of Business, University of Pennsylvania. In her role as Associate Dean, Dr. Hollister is responsible for overseeing both administrative and academic affairs for the School of Business. Dr. Hollister’s research focuses on Educational Program Assessment and Applied Operations Management. Her works have appeared in European Journal of Operational Research, Journal of Informatics and Education Research, Journal of Accountancy, Journal of Business & Economic Studies, Review of Business Research, Journal of Academy of Business and Economics, and the Journal of Business and Economics Research. Her teaching experience includes courses in both statistics and management information systems. Dr. Hollister earned her Ph.D. in Systems Engineering from the University of Pennsylvania; she also holds a B.S.E and M.S.E in Systems Engineering from the University of Pennsylvania.

Education

  • Ph D, 1999, University of Pennsylvania, School of Engineering and Applied Science, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • MS, Systems Science and Engineering, 1996, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • BS, Systems Science and Engineering, 1992, University of Pennsylvania, Phildelphia, Pennsylvania

Professional Experience

  • Vice Dean, Montclair State University School of Business. (July 2015 - Current).
  • Interim Dean, School of Business, Montclair State University. (September 2014 - June 2015).
  • Associate Dean, School of Business (2008); Professor, Information and Operations Management, (2009-present), Montclair State University. (August 2008 - August 2014).
  • Associate Professor, Montclair State University. (September 2005 - August 2009).
  • Assistant Professor, Montclair State University. (September 1999 - August 2005).
  • Lecturer, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania. (September 1998 - August 1999).
  • Instructor, University of Pennsylvania, Department of Systems Engineering. (September 1997 - December 1997).
  • Systems Designer, Marathon Data Systems. (May 1993 - November 1994).
  • Business Development Manager/Engineer, Eikon Planning and Design Corporation. (May 1992 - April 1993).

Honors and Awards

  • Faculty Staff Recognition Award , School of Business. (March 2011).
  • Best Paper Award , Global Digital Business Association. (November 2007).
  • Faculty Inductee , Beta Gamma Sigma. (May 2006).
  • Heavy Lifting Award , Montclair State University, School of Business, Dean's Office. (May 2006).
  • Out of Blocks Award , Montclair State University, School of Business, Dean's Office. (May 2005).
  • Best Paper Award , Northeast Business & Economics Association. (September 2000).
  • Separately Budgeted Research (SBR) , Montclair State University. (April 2000).

Refereed Published Articles

  • Koppel, N., Hollister, K. (2009). Retention Assessment of Core Operations Management Topics For Business Administration Students. American Journal of Business Education, 2 (2),
  • Wang, J., Yan, R., Hollister, K., Xing, R. (2009). A Relative Comparison of Leading Supply Chain Management Software Packages. International Journal of Information Systems and Supply Chain Management, 2 (1), pp. 81-96.
  • Wang, J., Xia, J., Hollister, K., Wang, Y. (2009). Comparative Analysis of International Education Systems. International Journal of Information Systems in the Service Sector, 1 (1), pp. 1-14.
  • Hollister, K., Berenson, M. (2009). Proctored Versus Unproctored Online Exams: Studying the Impact of Exam Environment on Student Performance. Decision Sciences Journal of Innovative Education, 7 (1), pp. 271-295.
  • Wang, J., Yan, R., Hollister, K., Zhu, D. (2008). A Historic Review of Management Science Research in China. Omega, 36 (6), pp. 919-932.
  • Berenson, M., Hollister, K. (2008). Using Van Valen's Procedure in Business Research to Assess Consistent Differences in Multidimensional Variability in Two or More Groups. Journal of Business and Economics Research, 6 (8), pp. 31-48.
  • Wang, J., Hu, X., Hollister, K., Zhu, D. (2008). A Comparison and Scenario Analysis of Leading Data Mining Software. International Journal of Knowledge Management, 4 (2), pp. 17-34.
  • Hollister, K., Koppel, N. (2008). Curricular Changes in Response to Assurance of Learning Results in Information Technology. Journal of American Academy of Business, Cambridge, 12 (2), pp. 287-293.
  • Hollister, K. (2007). Decision Support for Hazardous Materials Routing and Facility Location. The Business Review, Cambridge, 8 (2), pp. 176-183.
  • Hollister, K., Koppel, N., Salomon, R. (2007). Teaching Business Computer Applications: Course Evolution Using a Hybrid Approach. Global Digital Business Review, 2 (1), pp. 1-6.
  • Berenson, M., Hollister, K., Koppel, N. (2007). Teaching Business Statistical Analysis using Real News: Case Pfizer. Global Digital Business Review, 2 (1), pp. 166-171.
  • Berenson, M., Hollister, K., Koppel, N. (2007). Using Real News to Teach Business Statistical Analysis: Case Pfizer. Journal of Global Information Technology, 2 (1&2), pp. 1-7.
  • Hollister, K., Berenson, M. (2007). Framework for Assurance of Learning in Business Statistics. Review of Business Research, VII (6), pp. 131-138.
  • Hollister, K. (2007). Proctored vs Un-proctored exams in a hybrid course: a Brief Comparison of Student Results. Journal of Educational Technology, 4 (2), pp. 63-68.
  • Hollister, K., Koppel, N. (2007). Assessing Technology Skills in an Undergraduate Business Couse. Journal of Educational Technology, 4 (1), pp. 38-42.
  • Hollister, K., Koppel, N. (2006). Framework for Meeting AACSB International's Assurance of Learning Requirements: Applications to Information Technology. Journal of Informatics Education Research, 8 (3), pp. 1-14.
  • Koppel, N., Hollister, K. (2004). Teaching Business Computer Applications: Comparison between the Traditional Delivery and a Hybrid Approach. Review of Business Research, IV (1), pp. 95-101.
  • Koppel, N., Hollister, K. (2003). Comparison of Live Versus Paper-Based Assessment in Computer Application Courses. Journal of Informatics Education Research, 5 (1), pp. 39-49.
  • Hollister, K., Koppel, N. (2003). Efficient Allocation of IT Resources. Journal of Academy of Business and Economics, 2 (1), pp. 174-183.
  • Hollister, K., Koppel, N. (2003). Evaluating Search Engines. Distance Education Journal, 20 (1), pp. 30-33.
  • Hollister, K. (2002). A Risk/Cost Framework for Logistics Policy Evaluation: Hazardous Waste Management. The Journal of Business and Economic Studies, 8 (1), pp. 51-64.
  • Hollister, K., George, N. (2002). Show-and-Tell in Real Time. Journal of Accountancy, 193 (2), pp. 57-63.
  • Hollister, K., Koppel, N. (2002). So Much Information So Little Time: Evaluating Internet Resources Using Different Search Engines. T.H.E. Journal, 30 (1), pp. 21-29.
  • Hollister, K. (2000). A Risk/Cost Framework for Public Policy Evaluation: the Hazardous Waste Trade. Journal of Environmental Systems, 28 (3), pp. 27-40.
  • Hollister, K., Anandalingam, G. (2000). Facility Siting Under Uncertainty. European Journal of Operational Research, 133 (3), pp. 596-607.

Books & Chapters Published

  • Wang, J., Hu, X., Hollister, K., Dan, Z. (2009). A Specialized Evaluation and Comparison of Sample Data Mining Software. : Ubiquitous Developments in Knowledge Management: Integrations and Trends (Advances in Knowledge Management Series).
  • Hollister, K., Koppel, N. (2008). Assessing The Use of Information Technology: Pilot Study Results. : Emerging Theories for Educators and Practitioners/Cambridge Scholars Press, eds. Mackenzie and Rosenberg.
  • Hollister, K. (2001). The NOx Budget: Market Based Control of Tropospheric Ozone in the Northeasterm United States. : Ashgate Publishing Limited.

Published Proceedings

  • Koppel, N., Hollister, K. (2008). Retention Assessment of Core Operations Management Topics For Business Administration Students. Orlando, FL: Clute Institute Applied Business Research (ABR) Conference. Refereed
  • Hollister, K., Koppel, N., Salomon, R. (2007). Teaching Business Computer Applications: Course Evolution Using a Hybrid Approach. Baltimore, MD: Global Digital Business Association Conference. Refereed
  • Berenson, M., Hollister, K., Koppel, N. (2007). Teaching Business Statistical Analysis using Real News: Case Pfizer. Baltimore, MD: Global Digital Business Association Conference. Refereed
  • Hollister, K., Berenson, M., Koppel, N. (2007). A Comparison of Assessment Techniques in an Information Systems Course: On-line vs. In-Class Exams. : Northeast Business & Economics Association. Refereed
  • Hollister, K., Koppel, N. (2007). Curricular Changes in Response to Assurance of Learning Results in Information Technology. : IABE 2007 Conference. Refereed
  • Hollister, K., Koppel, N. (2006). Case Study: Assessment of Information Technology in Business Programs - Pilot Study, Results, and Future Directions. : 33rd Annual Proceedings of the Northeast Business & Economics Association. Refereed
  • Hollister, K., Koppel, N. (2006). Framework for the Assessment of Information Technology in Business Programs. Orlando, FL: Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Education and Information Systems, Technologies and Applications: EISTA '06. Refereed
  • Berenson, M., Hollister, K. (2006). Are Students Retaining What They Have Been Taught? A Pilot Study Assessing Retention of Key Business Statistics Concepts. San Antonio, TX: Annual Meeting of the Decision Sciences Institute. Refereed
  • Hollister, K., Berenson, M. (2006). Framework for Retention Assessment in an AACSB International Accredited Business School. San Antonio, TX: Annual Meeting of the Decision Sciences Institute. Refereed
  • Koppel, N., Hollister, K. (2005). Teaching Business Computer Applications: Comparison between the Traditional Delivery and a Hybrid Approach. Las Vegas, NV: of the International Academy of Business and Economics. Refereed
  • Koppel, N., Hollister, K. (2005). Are Students Learning and Retaining What We are Teaching? Assessing The Use of Information Technology. Las Vegas, NV: Proceedings of the International Conference on Informatics Education & Research. Refereed
  • Koppel, N., Hollister, K. (2005). Assessing Technology Skills in an Undergraduate Business Course. Newport, RI: 32nd Annual Conference of the Northeast Business & Economics Association. Refereed
  • Hollister, K., Koppel, N. (2004). Decision Support System for IT Resource Allocation. New York, NY: Proceedings of the 31st Annual Conference of the Northeast Business & Economics Association. Refereed
  • Koppel, N., Hollister, K. (2004). Teaching Business Computer Applications: Comparison Between the Tradional Delivery and a Hybrid Approach. : International Academy of Business and Economics. Refereed
  • Hollister, K., Koppel, N. (2003). A Hybrid Approach to Teaching Business Computer Applications. Parsippany, NJ: Proceedings of the 30th Annual Conference of the Northeast Business & Economics Association. Refereed
  • Hollister, K., Koppel, N. (2003). Efficient Allocation of IT Resources. Las Vegas: Proceedings of the International Academy of Business and Economics. Refereed
  • Hollister, K., Koppel, N. (2002). Making Smart IT Decisions: Efficient Distribution of PCs within an Organization. : Proceedings of the 29th Annual Conference of the Northeast Business & Economics Association. Refereed
  • Koppel, N., Hollister, K. (2001). Comparison of Live Versus Paper-Based Assessment in Computer Application Courses. : Proceedings of the International Conference on Informatics Education & Research. Refereed
  • Hollister, K., Koppel, N. (2001). So Much Information So Little Time: Evaluating Internet Resources Using Different Search Engines. : Proceedings of the 28th Annual Conference of the Northeast Business & Economics Association. Refereed
  • Hollister, K., Anandalingam, G. (2000). A DSS for Hazardous Materials Routing and Siting. : Proceedings of the Northeast Decision Sciences Institute. Refereed
  • Hollister, K. (2000). A Risk/Cost Framework for Logistics Policy Evaluation: Hazardous Waste Management. : Proceedings of the 27th Annual Conference of the Northeast Business & Economics Association. Refereed
  • Anandalingam, G., Hollister, K. (2000). Robust Siting of Noxious Facilities. Budapest: Proceedings of the 17th European Conference on Operational Research. Refereed
  • Hollister, K., Anandalingam, G. (2000). Routing and Siting Decisions Under Uncertainty. : Proceedings of the 31st Annual Meeting of Decision Sciences Institute. Refereed
  • Hollister, K., Anandalingam, G. (1998). Hazardous Materials Routing under Uncertainty. Seattle, WA: Proceedings of the 1998 INFORMS National Meeting. Refereed