College of Business and Innovation

Dr. Sonny Ariss

Dept:   Management
Office:   ST 2044
Phone:   419-530-4060
Fax:   419-530-2365


  • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) ,The Ohio State University,1990
  • Masters of Business Administration (MBA),The University of Toledo,1981
  • Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) ,The University of Toledo,1978

Primary Field(s) of Instruction

Entrepreneurship, Strategic planning and

Primary Field(s) of Research


Brief Biography

Dr. Sonny S. Ariss is the Chairman of the Department of Management and a fellow of the Center for Technological Entrepreneurship and Innovation in the College of Business Administration. During his tenure at the University of Toledo he has held many other administrative positions such as the Director of the Small Business and Entrepreneurship Institute, the Director of Undergraduate Programs, the Associate Dean for Undergraduate Studies, and the Interim Dean of Business Administration
Last Updated: 11/3/16