Mary Saunders

Dr. Mary Hamrick Saunders

Assistant Professor of Management

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Dr. Saunders has held teaching positions at Mercer University, the University of Georgia-Gwinnett, Georgia State University, the Medical University of South Carolina and Miami Dade Community College. She has taught both graduate and undergraduate courses in business administration, health care policy and administration, and nursing. Her professional nursing experiences have included positions as a pediatric staff nurse, a public health staff nurse, a public health nursing supervisor and as a district director of the Visiting Nurse Association of Atlanta.


  • Doctorate – higher education/management – Georgia State University
  • Master's – education/medical surgical nursing – University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • Bachelor's – B.S. in nursing – University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Academic Interests

  • Business ethics
  • Organizational behavior
  • Leadership
  • Management of non-profit organizations

Professional Affiliations

  • Academy of Management
  • American College of Health Care Executives