School of Business

Matthew D. Dean

Department Chair-Business Administration & Associate Professor of Business Administration

Office Location

309 Luther Bonney Hall

Faculty Office Hours Fall 2017

By Appointment



Academic Degrees

  • Ph.D., University of Connecticut 2010
  • B.S., The College of William & Mary 1997


Dr. Matthew D. Dean is an Associate Professor in the School of Business at the University of Southern Maine. He teaches in the fields of management science, operations management, and statistical data analysis. The crux of his research involves developing modeling tools and methodologies for addressing complex management decision-making challenges.

Dr. Dean seeks real business problems to solve using business analytics, with a primary emphasis on transforming data into insight for making better management decisions. He was previously a faculty member at the University of New Orleans and earned his Ph.D. in Operations and Information Management from the University of Connecticut School of Business. Prior to his academic career, Dr. Dean worked at several telecommunications companies, including two start-ups, and an employee-owned company specializing in providing analytical solutions to complex problems.

Areas of Expertise

Operations and Information Management