Meet the Faculty

Dusty Anderson

Professor of Information Technology

Education

Ed.D., Computer Education, West Virginia University, ‘95
M.A., Computer Education, Virginia Tech, ‘84
B.S., Industrial Engineering & Operations Research, Virginia Tech, ‘82

Bio

Professor Anderson joined the Bluefield College family in 1998. His background includes 25 years of academic computing experience. This includes a mixture of faculty and administrative technology roles. He also has practical work experience in computer engineering, systems administration, industrial engineering, and systems analysis. Dr. Anderson strives to keep the College and his classes current and responsive to emerging technologies by continually monitoring discipline developments and engaging in professional development opportunities. As a part of his personal investment in the global IT industry, Professor Anderson has participated in symposiums and work assignments in Europe and the Middle East. He also endeavors to work personally with students interested in the ever changing world of information technology by offering a variety of special topics courses in Information Technology.

Robert English

Instructor of Business Communication

Bio

Mr. English has M.L.M. and M.A. degrees, in addition to graduate training and courses in computer education and course design. He has done studies and readings in adult education online programs. Mr. English is also a community college peer educator recipient.

Allan MacQuarrie

Associate Professor of Business; Department Chair, Business

Bio

Allan MacQuarrie, Ph.D., CPA, CMA, FHFMA, has taught a variety of accounting and finance courses. In addition to his duties at Bluefield College, he teaches graduate nursing classes at LaRoche College.

Professor MacQuarrie received a PH.D. from Penn State, is a Certified Public Accountant, and a Certified Management Accountant. He is also a Fellow in the Healthcare Financial Management Association and has earned accounting and finance certification, as well as physician practice financial management certification in the Healthcare Financial Management Association. Dr. MacQuarrie's research includes case studies, survey work, and publications in healthcare financial management. His consulting work includes work in tax, accounting information systems, and healthcare financial management.

Professor MacQuarrie has taught at Penn State University, the University of Pittsburgh, Wheeling Jesuit University, and the University of Massachusetts-Boston. He also has had considerable experience working with the accounting and finance concerns of manufacturing companies, such as Joy Global, Rockwell International, and Incom International.

Allan MacQuarrie has coached championship student teams in intercollegiate accounting tournaments. He also received awards for his classroom teaching and mentorship activities, and received a professional service award for his service in healthcare financial management.

Sharon Perot

Associate Professor and Chair, Department of Business; Dean, College of Professional Programs

Jianfeng (Eric) Yao

Assistant Professor of Economics