Business Administration

Dr. Elizabeth Ann Cameron

Dr. Cameron is a licensed attorney and business consultant who provides real life examples in her law and management classes.  Professor Cameron is dedicated to teaching and working with students to achieve their goals. She has taught overseas classes in Belgium and Australia.  In addition to teaching and research Dr. Cameron serves as a pre-law advisor and advisor to the Barrister Society.

Professor Cameron is passionate about teaching and incorporates service learning into her courses.  She is the recipient of the Andison Excellence in Teaching Award, MALSB Master Teacher Award, and the Michigan Campus Compact Faculty Community Service-Learning Award.

Dr. Cameron’s research focuses on health care law and policy, consumer law, education law, and real property law issues.  She has received several awards for her research including:  MBAA International McGraw-Hill/Irwin Distinguished Paper Award,  Best Paper in the Proceedings of the Midwest Academy of Legal Studies in Business and Best Paper Published in Any Source in the Real Estate Law Journal.

Professor Cameron is an active advisor who has received recognition for being an Outstanding Faculty member and Most Involved Faculty member by the KCP Opportunities and Connections Mentor Program.  She can be frequently found chatting with groups of students in her office and roving the library answering student questions.

Title

Professor of Business Administration

Discipline

Business Law & Management; Business Administration

Educational Background

J.D., Thomas M. Cooley Law School Certificate of Merit: Lawyering Before Trial

M.B.A., Saginaw Valley State University

Certificate in International Business, Saginaw Valley State University

B.B.A., Saginaw Valley State University

Rank

Professor

I'm an expert in

accommodating students with disabilities, timeshare and vacation property ownership issues, and customer service management concerns

Signature course(s):

Legal Environment of Business, Business Law I and II, Management

Recent publications:

“Educators Beware:  The Legal and Professional Danagers of Engaging with Social Media,” Dr. Elizabeth A. Cameron, Professor Dawn Swink, University of St. Thomas, Autumn Ouellette, Clio High School Teacher, MBAA International Conference, 2014 Proceedings for the MALSB, Chicago, Illinois, March 27, 2014

“Social Media Privacy:  What’s in a Password?–Rights and Protection,” Dr. Elizabeth A. Cameron, Professor Dawn Swink, University of St. Thomas, Kelsey Blades and Mason Molesky, 2013 ALSB Proceedings, Boston, MA, August 2013.

“Allergy Issues and Concerns in the Classroom: Keeping Students Safe,” Dr. Elizabeth A. Cameron and Dr. Peggy Thelen, Journal for the National Association of Young Children, Vol. 67, No. 4, September 2012.

“Accommodating Students with Learning Disabilities in Higher Education–Qualifications and Extent of Academic Accommodation,” Dr. Elizabeth A. Cameron, Dawn Swink, University of St. Thomas, Mason Molesky, MALSB Proceedings, MBAA International Conference, Chicago, Illinois, March 29, 2012.

 

Recent presentations:

“Medical Restraints:  Patient Safety & Regulatory Compliance,” MALSB, Chicago, Illinois, March 26, 2015.

“A Cry for Help: The Health & Social Benefits of Paid Leave Under the FMLA,” MALSB, Chicago, Illinois, March 26, 2015.

“Exploring Business Concepts through Service Learning,” Panel Discussion: Service Learning Across the Liberal Arts,” Michigan Academy, Andrews University, Berrien Springs, March 13, 2015.

“Navigating Food Allergies of Young Children:  Keeping Children Healthy, Happy, & Safe,” Dr. Elizabeth A. Cameron & Professor Jenise Cardinal-Donnelly, Great Start Early Childhood Conference, Planting the Seeds for the Future, Greenville, Michigan, September 20, 2014.

“Educators Beware:  The Legal and Professional Dangers of Engaging with Social Media, ” Dr. Elizabeth A. Cameron, Professor Dawn Swink, University of St. Thomas, Autumn Ouellette, Clio High School Teacher, MBAA International Conference, MALSB, Chicago, Illinois, March 27, 2014.

“Deceased by Law: Res Ipsa Loquitor–The Grave is Empty and I’m Not Dead!” MBAA International Conference, MALSB, Chicago, Illinois, March 27, 2014.

“Children with Food Allergies–Best Practices for Early Childhood and Elementary Teachers,” Dr. Elizabeth A. Cameron and Dr. Peggy Thelen, Association of Independent Michigan Schools (AIMS), Detroit Country Day School, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, October 7, 2013.

 

Other recent accomplishments:

Appointed to the Juvenile Justice Grant Implementation Team for the Mid-Michigan Partnership for Communities and Families.

 

I've led

I have taken students to the circuit, district, and probate courts to experience real life cases in action. Alma College law students also visited the local jail and the St. Louis Correctional facility.