Legal Studies and Business Ethics

Associate Professor and Chairperson
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Professor Sprotzer has taught business law, business ethics and corporate responsibility at Rider for 35 years. His professional experience includes the practice of business law and real estate law, as well as trust and estate planning. His research interests are in constitutional law as it relates to business and business ethics and he has published articles in a variety of business journals. Professor Sprotzer has taught in the EMBA program since its inception and was influential in the redesign of the program.

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Areas of Expertise

Employment law and health-care law

Associate Professor
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Areas of Expertise

Health-care law, including employment discrimination issues; health-care privacy and genetic information discrimination

Executive-in-Residence & Harper Professor
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Mark A. Kasrel, B.S., M.A., L.P.C., is a Licensed Professional Counselor and business consultant who has maintained a private practice and growing consulting business for over 25+ years.

Assistant Professor
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Background Information

  • JD Seton Hall University, School of Law, 1991
  • B.A. Seton Hall University, Political Science, 1988

Refereed Articles

  • O’Sullivan-Gavin, S. A. & Shannon, J. H. (2014). Making the Leap: Developing and Implementing Hybrid and Online Legal Studies Courses. Southern Journal of Business & Ethics, 6, 69-91.