Dr. J. Chris Moos
has over 25 years of business experience prior to teaching. He has held
the positions of CFO, COO, CEO and Consulting for Domestic, International and
Multi-National Corporations. Dr. Moos has served in the U. S. Navy
(Officer Leadership & Management), and taught English as a Second
Language (ESL). He is also a Commander in the Navy (Retired).
currently serves on the Budget Advisory Committee, as the Director for the
International Trade and Quality Center, and as the adviser for the
International Business Club at MSSU. He is one of approximately 1,030
individuals worldwide who are Certified Global Business Professionals. Dr.
Moos has also been a member of the Strategic Planning Committee, a
Co-Director for the USAID Grant, and a committee member for the Egypt,
Brazil, China, and Russia themed semesters. In 2007 he was awarded MSSU's
Outstanding International Education Teacher and in 2009 he received the
Faculty Research Award.
Illinois University at Edwardsville
Laura Wolff is an instructor in
the Department of Economics and Finance at Southern Illinois University
Edwardsville, an AACSB accredited business school in the greater St. Louis
metropolitan area. She teaches international economics and has developed and
led numerous study abroad courses in Mexico, Costa Rica, Hong Kong and China.
She has presented at several conferences and has been published in the area
of course design and assessment of study abroad.
She has also authored supplements for both international economics and
principles of microeconomics text books. She has set up international service
projects for both her university and for private volunteer groups in several
countries and has taken more than 70 groups to complete various hands-on
development projects in many places in the world over the last 15 years.
(She's trying to save the world on a budget). She is building a consulting
business in the pet industry, particularly working with a pet treat
manufacturer to develop domestic and foreign distribution markets, and has
enjoyed doing the trade show cycle over the last two years.