Rider faculty from the Accounting, Information Systems, and Law and Justice programs, as well as a large contingent of corporate practitioners, will serve as instructors. Some are listed below.

Margaret O'Reilly-Allen
Associate Professor and Chairperson
Sweigart Hall 350

Dr. O’Reilly-Allen has been a member of the Rider Community since 1991. She is Director of the Masters of Accountancy Program and the Accounting Co-op Program. She teaches the Managerial Accounting courses, Cost Management, and the graduate course Issues in Financial Reporting. She has also led business study tours to Spain, Italy, Prague, London and Ireland. She is also the Director of the Accounting Internship Program.

Lauren Eder
Sweigart Hall 371

Dr. Lauren Eder is a professor of Information Systems in the Department of Information Systems & Supply Chain Management, and Director of the Center for International Business. She holds a Ph.D. and MBA from Drexel University and a BS from Boston University. Dr. Eder teaches graduate and undergraduate business courses including information systems for supply chain management, data mining, electronic commerce, and management information systems, as well as the EMBA international seminar and other international business study tour courses.

William Amadio
Associate Professor
Sweigart Hall 368

Bill Amadio teaches business intelligence and other data-driven technologies for management practice. He is currently interested in applications for the healthcare sector and social media.  Past projects include work in forensics, investment banking, manufacturing and insurance.  Hands-on group projects are an important part of Dr. Amadio's teaching. "Complex decision-making requires a robust understanding of theory and concepts. I believe the best way to achieve that understanding is to work on realistic, concrete projects in a collaborative environment."

Dorothy McMullen
Associate Professor
Sweigart Hall 314

Dr. McMullen has been a member of the Rider community since 1991. She is a CPA, a CFE (Certified Fraud Examiner), an FCPA (Forensic Certified Public Accountant), and a CGMA (Certified Global Management Accountant).

Larry Prober
Associate Professor
Sweigart Hall 365

Dr. Prober has been a member of the Rider Community since 1987. He currently teaches the required Financial Reporting and Analysis courses in the Professional and Executive MBA programs as well as the MBA graduate Business of Sports elective and the required MAcc Analysis of Accounting Data course. He has served as the coordinator of Rider’s Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program (VITA), faculty advisor to Rider University’s Johnson & Johnson Business Case Competition Teams, and faculty advisor to Rider’s IMA Student Chapter and IMA Case Competition Teams.

J. Drew Procaccino
Associate Professor
Sweigart Hall 315

Research Interests

Biometrics; smart-card technology; information-seeking behavior; software project management; identity theft

Teaching Interests

Database design; presentation and business graphics; computer-interface design; office productivity software; data visualization

Maria Sanchez
Sweigart Hall 330

Dr. Sanchez has been a member of the Rider Community since 2002. She teaches auditing at both the undergraduate and graduate levels and fraud detection and deterrence at the graduate level. She is Coordinator of the Online Masters of Accounting program. She also serves as faculty adviser to the Accounting Society.

Arthur Taylor
Sweigart Hall 305

Background Information

  • Doctor of Philosophy, 2010, Rutgers University, Information Science
  • Master of Science, 1990, George Mason University, Information Systems
  • Bachelor of Arts, 1981, University of South Florida, Finance

Refereed Articles

  • Taylor, A.R. & Dalal, H.A. (in press, 2016).  Gender and Information Literacy: Evaluation of Gender Differences in a Student Survey of Information Sources.  College & Research Libraries.
Paul Zikmund
Adjunct Assistant Professor
Sweigart Hall 256