Mick Fekula Ph.D.
Dean, School of Business Administration, School of Business at USC Aiken
Dr. Michael J. Mick Fekula is the Dean of the School of Business Administration at USC Aiken. Prior to USC Aiken he established the Department of Leadership Studies at The Citadel and served as its first Chair. Prior to The Citadel he taught at USC Aiken from 2004-2009. He holds a Ph.D. in Business Administration from Penn State University, an MBA from the University of Wyoming, and a B.S. in Management from Lehigh University in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. His current teaching and research interests include leadership ethics, management, organizational behavior and theory, and character education. He is the Executive Director of the Association for Business Simulation and Experiential Learning and Past-President of the Southeast Case Research Association (SECRA) where he continues to serve as Dean of the SECRA Fellows. Dr. Fekula is a retired Air Force Lieutenant Colonel. During his military career he taught in the Department of Management at the U.S. Air Force Academy. He was also the Chief of the Character and Ethics Division at the Air Force Academy. Prior to his Academy tour, Dr. Fekula was the Chief of the Emergency War Order Training Branch and a Minuteman III ICBM Launch Officer at F.E. Warren AFB in Cheyenne, Wyoming.