Ellen Belitzky, Ph.D.

Ellen Belitzky
Lecturer, Economics and Business Analytics
Coordinator, B.S. Business Analytics

Economics & Business Analytics Department
Pompea College of Business

Ph.D., Technology Management, University of Bridgeport
MBA (Marketing), University of Connecticut
M.S., Education (Educational Management & Organization Psychology), University of Pennsylvania
B.S., Economics (Decision Sciences and Marketing), The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania

About Ellen

Dr. Ellen Belitzky earned a Ph.D. in Technology Management and has extensive industry experience supporting Operations, Marketing, and Finance functions as a business intelligence and information technology leader. A career in corporate IT enabled practical application of Dr. Belitzky's certifications in Project Management (Project Management Institute PMP) and Quality Management (American Society for Quality Manager of Quality/Organization Excellence). Significant technical and management experience in the consumer-packaged goods industry with multiple global companies provides a wide network of colleagues and a vast set of projects from which to relate course material to the aspirations of her students.

With a BS in Economics (The Wharton School), an MS in Education (University of Pennsylvania), and an MBA (University of Connecticut), Dr. Belitzky leverages a well-rounded academic background with past professional positions ranging from programmer and technical specialist to project manager and program leader. Prior to the University of New Haven, Dr. Belitzky managed a major corporate integration project for data analytics and held adjunct teaching appointments at several universities in Connecticut. Her research interests focus on health care, education, and social media as they pertain to business analytics and ethical business strategy. She is currently studying Universal Design for Learning (UDL) in higher education for business.

Teaching and Research Interests
  • Business analytics and decision support
  • Quality and processes for organization transformation
  • Technology and knowledge management
  • Change and innovation in education and healthcare systems
  • Attraction and retention of diverse talent in STEM careers
Selected Publications

Belitzky, E., Bach, C. and Belitzky, E. (2021), "Leveraging social media for knowledge management healthcare capability", Measuring Business Excellence, Vol. 25 No. 4, pp. 421- 433. doi: 10.1108/MBE-11-2019-0116

Belitzky, E., Kongar, E. and Lohle, M. (2019) "Coordinating Unlikely Companions? Patient Portals and Social Media", IEEE Engineering Management Review, Vol. 47 No. 2, pp. 66-74. doi: 10.1109/EMR.2019.2915990

Courses Taught at the University of New Haven

QANL6614: Decisions in Operations Management
BANL6600: Power BI and Dashboarding

Other Academic Activities

Reviewer IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management
Reviewer Measuring Business Excellence