Kelly M. Kilcrease

kellykilcreaseDr. Kelly M. Kilcrease is an Associate Professor of Management with thirteen years of teaching experience on the collegiate level. He is President of the Sigma Beta Delta Honor Society which annually recognizes the top business students at Franklin Pierce University. For more information on Sigma Beta Delta visit their web site at . Dr. Kilcrease serves as a Walton Fellow for the Students In Free Enterprise Program (SIFE). His SIFE teams have won regional competitions three out of the last six years and have competed in the national competitions in Kansas City.

Dr. Kilcrease has earned his BA from the University of South Florida and an MBA from Tampa College. He earned his Ph.D. in Management with an emphasis in Productivity from The Union Institute and University. His published dissertation focused on the productive impact the microcomputer has on outside sales forces.

Dr. Kilcrease has a constant desire to see students apply what they learn by using the classroom as a simulator to the real business world. He believes that it is not enough that students understand how a theory works, they must experience its ramifications and changes within the organization once it is applied.

Dr. Kilcrease lives in Rindge, New Hampshire with his wife and two children.

Dr. Kilcrease's publications/presentations include the following:


  • (1989, April). The Importance of the Forgotten Employee. The Informer, p.3.
  • (1992). A Comparison of the Impact of Microcomputers on Salespersons' Performance In the Office Equipment Industry. (Doctoral dissertation, The Union Institute, 1992).Dissertation Abstracts International, 53, 3974A.
  • (1993, June). Technology and Salesforce Productivity. NOMDA Spokesman, pp. 28-30.
  • (1993, August 10). A Clean Park Will Attract the Tourists: The Economics of Fairmont Park [Guest Editorial]. Philadelphia Daily News, p.42.
  • (1994, February). Increasing Quality Childcare for Society Through the Hiring of Elderly Childcare Workers. Proceedings of the Academy of Business Administration, (pp. 654-658). Las Vegas, Nevada.
  • (1995, Spring) Using the Communication Skills of Napoleon Bonaparte in Today's Businesses. The Journal of the Napoleonic Society, pp. 21-22.
  • (1996, January). Training Employees Through the Implementation of the Internet: Creating World Wide Web Sites. Proceedings of the International Distance Education Conference, (pp. 117-121). Dallas, Texas.
  • (1997, April). Potential Barriers When Using the Internet for Marketing Purposes. Proceedings of the International Academy of Business Disciplines. (pp. 122-129). Orlando, Florida.
  • (1998, February). American Firms in Russia: Developing A Marketable Message In A New Society. Proceedings of the American Society of Business and Behavioral Sciences. Las Vegas, Nevada.
  • (1999, September). Politicians Shouldn't Neglect Business Principles When Campaigning. New Hampshire Business Review.
  • (1999, November). Applying Historical Battlefield Techniques as a Means of Teaching Creative Competitive Business Strategies. Proceedings of the Institute of Behavioral and Applied Management. Annapolis, Maryland.
  • (2001, September). Applying Business Tools to the Discipline of History: The Mill Workers in New England. Celebration of the Liberal Arts. Rindge, New Hampshire.
  • (2002, February 11). The Lies of Established Business Theories. Speech made at the Peterborough Rotary Club Conference. Peterborough, New Hampshire.
  • (2002, May 17-30). Customer Service In New Hampshire Needs Improvement. New Hampshire Business Review.
  • (2003, April 28). The Motivation of Female Mill Workers in New England from 1800-1850: Applying the ERG Theory. Proceedings of the Economic and Business History Conference. Memphis, Tennessee.
  • Organization. Proceedings of the Society for Advancement of Management Conference. Baltimore, Maryland.

  • (2005, February). The Economic Impact of Franklin Pierce University
    (Rindge Campus) on the Monadnock Region & the Town of Rindge. Presented to the Board of Trusties and published in various campus periodicals. Rindge, New Hampshire.

  • (2007, March/April) Increasing Small Business Volunteerism: Overcoming The Cost Factor. Ivey Business Journal.


  • (1993, October). Implementing Multifunctional Teaching Techniques In the Classroom. Paper presented at the Carlisle Conference for NonTraditional Education, Carlisle, Pennsylvania.
  • (1995, Fall). Fostering Careers in an Adult Education Environment. Wall Street Journal/Dow Jones Campus Journal, pp. 1-2.(1995, March/April). Creating a Sense of Community for Adult Students. Adult Learner, p. 7.
  • (1997, November). Student Teaching: Increasing Empowerment In the Classroom. Paper presented at the Retention 2000 Conference, University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland.
  • (1999, September). Connecting the Classroom to the Community. HCUC: The Engaged Campus. Nashua, New Hampshire.
  • (2004, September). Business Curriculum at a Liberal Arts College. Celebration of the Liberal Arts. Rindge, New Hampshire.

  • (2004, October). Business and the Liberal Arts. Association for General and Liberal Studies. Kansas City, Missouri.

  • (2006, March). Increasing the Value and Interest in College Core Courses: Integrating the Student's Future Career. 13th Annual Georgia Conference on College & University Teaching. Kennesaw, Georgia.

  • (2006, October) Increasing Motivation for Social Change: Implementing Volunteerism in the Classroom. Association for General and Liberal Studies. Indianapolis, Indiana.

  • (2007, February) Division Chairs and Academic Prioritization: A Systematic Model for Success. Academic Chairpersons. Orlando, Florida, 2007.

  • (May, 2007) Business and the Liberal Arts: Instituting a Core Course and a Student Organization. Paper presented at Business and the Liberal Arts: Integrating Professional and Liberal Education. A Symposium Sponsored by the Council of Independent Colleges. Chicago, Illinois.
  • (Summer, 2007) A Model for Division Chairs When Prioritizing Majors. The
    Department Chair.
    P. 7-10.
  • (Fall, 2007) Increasing the Value of Volunteerism. Association of General and Liberal Studies Newsletter. P. 3
  • (2007, October) Teaching Across Disciplines: A Purpose and Process to Ensure Success. Association for General and Liberal Studies. Portland, Maine.

  • (2007, November) Applying Effective Decision Making Across the Curriculum. New England Faculty Development Consortium. Worcester, Massachusetts.


Dr. Kelly Kilcrease may be contacted by email at:
or Telephone: (603) 899-4163.