John C. Knapp, Ph.D., is founding director of Samford University’s Frances Marlin Mann Center for Ethics and Leadership. Before joining Samford, Dr. Knapp was Professor and Director of the Center for Ethics and Corporate Responsibility at Georgia State University’s J. Mack Robinson College of Business, the fifth largest business school in the United States. View full profile.
J. Mark Bateman serves as Associate Professor of Graduate Studies in the Orlean Bullard Beeson School of Education and Director of Special Projects for the Frances Marlin Mann Center for Ethics and Leadership at Samford University. He has held a number of positions in student development throughout his career, both at Samford and at Baylor University. View full profile.
Azalea M. Hulbert serves as program manager for the Frances Marlin Mann Center for Ethics and Leadership; she has been at Samford since 2007, previously holding administrative positions in the Brock School of Business and the Office of Admission. She received the Master of Business Administration from Samford University and the Bachelor of Science from the University of North Alabama. View full profile.
The Mann Center relies on the gracious support of the Samford faculty and staff members who volunteer their time to assist the center with critical programs and initiatives. Learn more.
Taylor Chao serves as Marketing Assistant for the Frances Marlin Mann Center for Ethics and Leadership. She is a graduate of Samford's Brock School of Business, with a major in Finance and Economics and a concentration in International Business. She is currently a student in Samford's Master of Business Administration program. Taylor, who has traveled extensively and lived in Hong Kong for five years, also plays for Samford's Volleyball team.
Jerrika Jones serves as Research Assistant for the Frances Marlin Mann Center for Ethics and Leadership; she is currently a law student at Samford University's Cumberland School of Law. She received her Bachelor's degree from Auburn University in 2006. Jerrika is very active in her local church, enjoys watching both college and professional sports, and is mom to a 4-year old son, Jeremy.