Alan R. Miciak, Ph.D.
Alan R. Miciak , Ph.D.
Professor of Marketing
Palumbo Donahue School of Business
Contact Information
480 Rockwell Hall
Pittsburgh, PA, 15282
Phone: 412.396.2545 Fax: 412.396.4764

Dr. Alan Miciak served as the dean of the Palumbo Donahue School of Business from 2005 - 2013. Before coming to Duquesne, Dr. Miciak served as dean at the Sobey School of Business at St. Mary's University in Halifax, Nova Scotia. Prior to that he served as a faculty member at the Haskayne School of Business at the University of Calgary, where he also served as director of the executive MBA program. Before entering academia, Miciak was a national account manager for the Burroughs Corporation.

Dr. Miciak was recently named by Treasury & Risk Magazine as one of the 100 most influential people in finance, in the governance and compliance category. The magazine called Miciak the "creator of the 'sustainable MBA' program, which is reaching beyond academia's boundaries to introduce corporate concepts directly into the business community."  According to Miciak: ""It [the acknowledgement by Treasury & Risk Magazine] was recognition of the direction of the MBA program into the area of sustainability. Sustainability is the next big business transformation. The move toward sustainability will have a profound impact on how businesses do business."

Dr. Miciak obtained a doctorate in marketing and international business from Kent State University's Graduate School of Management, a master's of business administration degree from the University of Toledo and a bachelor's degree in accounting from Kent State University. His research interests include brand management, celebrity advertising, service quality and business-to-business marketing.

Dr. Miciak resides in Franklin Park, Pennsylvania with his wife and daughter.