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Dr. Richard Churchman

ChurchmanDr. Richard Churchman

Professor of Management 

Email: Dr. Richard Churchman



D.B.A. - Mississippi State University, Strategic Management

M.B.A. - Tennessee State University,  Management

B.S. - Tennessee Technological University,  Business Management



Associate Professor of Management, Belmont University

Assistant Professor of Management, Bellarmine University

Reimbursement Director, University of South Florida Physician Group

Reimbursement Manager, Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Staff Accountant, National Health Corporation

Transpiration and Logistics Officer, U. S. Army 



Thomas, J. C. & Churchman, R. L. (2010).  Governors as CEOs: The Evolution.   Journal of the North American Management Society, 5 (1/2), 106-116.

York, G. S., Jones, J., & Churchman, R. L. (2009). Understanding the Relationship between Employee Satisfaction and Family Satisfaction in Hospice Service Delivery and Its Impact on Performance Outcomes. Journal of Pain and Symptom Management.

Linton, P., Cochran, H., Carter Thomas, J., Churchman, R., & Schenkel, M. (2008). Identifying the Essential Managerial Characteristics of Successful Venture Capital Investments Among Small to Midsize Technology Enterprises within Mainland China. Insights for a Changing World.



Most Inspirational Professor Awarded by May 2005 MBA Class, Massey College of Business (2005)

Chaney Distinguished Professor Award Presented at May 2004 graduation, Belmont University (2004)

Most Inspirational Professor Awarded by August 2003 MBA Class, Massey College of Business (2003)

Most Inspirational Professor Awarded by December 2000 MBA Class, Massey College of Business (2000)



Dr. Richard L. Churchman, Associate Professor of Management, teaches courses in the Jack C. Massey College of Business.

He earned a B.S. in Business Management from Tennessee Technological University, an M.B.A. in Management from Tennessee State University, and a D.B.A in Strategic Management from Mississippi State University.

His research has been presented at professional conferences and published in academic journals including: Insights for a Changing World, Health Care Management Review, Strategic Organization, and International Research in the Business Disciplines.

Dr. Churchman was awarded Most Inspirational Professor Award by the 2005, 2003, and 2000 MBA Classes, and was awarded the Chaney Distinguished Professor Award in 2004.