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Frankie Bennett Graham-Brown

Expertise: Business Leadership, Organizational Behavior & Leadership, Economics

Dr. Frankie B. Graham-Brown, is a native of Gary, IN. She graduated with her Master of Management (2013) and Ph.D. in Management with a concentration in Conflict Management (2021) both from Sullivan University in Louisville, KY. Her academic research focuses on servant leadership and effective organizational leadership. Dr. Graham-Brown works as a Business Adjunct with Mercy College on two campuses (Dobbs Ferry, NY and Bronx, NY).In addition to serving as a Business Adjunct faculty at Mercy College, concurrently, she is a Business Adjunct Professor online at South Florida Bible College.

She is also a member of the Sigma Beta Delta (International Business Honor Society), Zeta Phi Beta (Divine 9 National Sorority), and Toastmaster International Member. Dr. Graham-Brown has been married to Dr. Pedro Graham-Brown for 12 years and they have 2 beautiful daughters, Zola & Zaryn.

Public engagement:

  • MNYBA Zoom/ Podcast Interview – The Slice- about Servant Leadership Behaviors of Baptist Leaders and its Impact on Church Effectiveness.
  • Facilitator/Presenter for Breakout Session – Mercy College Faculty Day 2020 – TOPIC: How to practically apply behaviors of servant leadership in academia during a pandemic




Ph.D.  Management concentration Conflict Management (Sullivan University) Magna Cum Laude

M.M. Business Management (Sullivan University) Summa Cum Laude

B.A. Psychology (Indiana University Bloomington)


Current Research

  • Servant leadership behaviors within nonprofit and for-profit organizations.
  • The application of Servant leadership behaviors in Academia during a Pandemic (Crises)
  • Leadership style of church organization leaders.
  • Relationships between followers and leaders of community groups.
  • Organizational behavior and effective leadership.


Teaching Focus

Course Taught in Higher Education

  • Economics of Social Media
  • Organizational Behavior
  • Strategic Management
  • Business Communications & Personal Branding
  • The Economy, Jobs, and You                                                                  
  • Principles of Marketing  
  • Microeconomics                                                                                      
  • Macroeconomics                                                                              
  • Introduction to Business                                                                          
  • Management Marketing                                                                           
  • Business Leadership
  • Business Ethics
  • Consumer Behavior

Contact Info

Dr. Graham-Brown
Frankie Bennett Graham-Brown
  • Adjunct Instructor, Finance
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