Dr. Adair received his BS degree in computers/information science from the University of Alabama at Birmingham, his MBA from the University of North Dakota, and his PhD in business from Indiana University. Prior to joining Lehigh University, his previous positions included managing research computing infrastructure and support services for Harvard Business School; acting as a senior business intelligence consultant in the financial services industry to HSBC, JP Morgan Chase, and the United Services Automobile Association (USAA); serving as the banking/risk management professor for the Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan; and overseeing a variety of academic functions as the Associate Provost/Associate Vice President for Institutional Effectiveness at Berkeley College.
Dr. Adair is a vocal advocate for the use of technology to enhance business processes, and is the author of numerous textbooks leveraging technology in the business decision-making processes, including Finance: Applications & Theory (5th ed, McGraw-Hill), Corporate Finance Demystified (2nd edition, McGraw-Hill), Business Analytics (forthcoming, John Wiley and Sons, Inc.), and Investments (forthcoming, Cengage Learning).
• Finance: Applications & Theory (5th ed, McGraw-Hill)
• Corporate Finance Demystified (2nd edition, McGraw-Hill)
• Business Analytics (forthcoming, John Wiley and Sons, Inc.)