Professor Rau joined the Utica College faculty in 2006. Professor Rau’s area of research and academic interest is business, organizational theory, marketing, systems thinking. He and his wife, Lynne, have two children and have moved here from Cape Elizabeth, Maine. Professor Rau holds a B.S. from SUNY Oneonta, an M.B.A. from Nasson College, and a Ph.D. from Union Institute in Cincinnati. He enjoys sea kayaking, cross-country skiing and gardening.