Management
Department

Management Department

  SSE-3428 |    619-594-5306  |   [email protected]
  Monday – Friday:   8am – 4:30pm


The Management Department focuses on the human side of business, helping a new generation to develop people skills and organizational intelligence.

Mission

The Management Department focuses on the human side of business, helping a new generation develop people skills and organizational intelligence. Our graduates possess functionally integrative mindsets, incorporating global and ethical perspectives.

SDSU’s energetic, internationally acclaimed management faculty deliver a forward-looking curriculum, with specializations in human resource management and entrepreneurship. Sought after by local and international organizations, our graduates are poised for life-long learning and leadership that generates innovation and growth in business and society.

Values

  • We value our students’ life-long success and growth
  • We value putting people first in our interactions and decisions
  • We value balance - in work and family, scholarship, teaching, and service 
  • We value inclusiveness and diversity of viewpoints
  • We value collaboration across internal and external stakeholders
  • We value innovation in our programs and activities 

Board Chair

 

Stan Sewitch

Stan Sewitch
Sewitch Etcetera Corporation

'76 Psychology

 

Executive Committee Members

Andy Esparza

Andy Esparza
Former Chief Human Resource Officer,

Dell Technologies and Baker Hughes

'81 Management 

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Jennifer Freet
CEO,

Balboa Manufacturing Co LLC

'11 Executive MBA

Alan Marcher

Alan Marcher
Director – Support Services
Facilities, Fleet, Land & Corp Real Estate,
San Diego Gas & Electric

'80 Mechanical Engineering
'86 Finance

 

 

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Rachelle Snook

Global Talent Director

WD-40 Company

 

Board Members

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Brian Buss

Principal

Nevium Intellectual Property Consultants

 

'11 Executive MBA

 

 

 

 

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Tania Fiero

Chief Human Resources Officer
Innovative Employee Solutions

 

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Jeni Reynolds

Director, Clean Transportation

San Diego Gas and Electric

 

'15 Executive MBA

 

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Patricia Rosiles

Talent Aquisition Manager

CliniComp, Intl.

 

'14 Management

 

 

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Cameron J. Stacy

AVP of Wealth Management

U.S. Bank

 

'15 Management

 

 

Management Programs

 

Who Hires Management Graduates?

HP Inc

San Diego County Credit Union

Bank of America

Qualcomm

Who Hires Our Graduates?

 

Management Major Career Pathways Series

Neil Palmer
Operational Excellence Business Associate II,
Ajinomoto Bio-Pharma Services

Major: General Management

Cameron Stacy
AVP | Wealth Management, U.S. Bank.

Major: General Management

Mark Pecota
CEO & Co-Founder at LaunchBoom

Major: Management with a specialization in Entrepreneurship 

Kevin Gelfand
CEO and Co-Founder, Shake Smart
Major: Management with a Specialization in Entrepreneurship

Angelica Correa
Assistant Director Of Human Resources,
Waldorf Astoria Beverly Hills

Major: Management with a Specialization in Human Resource Management

Anya Shutovska
Analyst, Office of Legislative Affairs,
California Health and Human Services Agency
Major: General Management

 

Kathy Santos
HR Generalist, Bath & Body Works
Major: Management with a Specialization in Human Resource Management

 

 

Management Department Faculty Directory

Chamu Sundaramurthy

Chamu Sundaramurthy, Ph.D.

Department Chair/Professor

Management Department,Online Degree Completion (BSBA)

SSE-3310

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Interests

Corporate Governance  Strategic Management  Strategic Leadership  Entrepreneurship 
Mujtaba Ahsan

Mujtaba Ahsan, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Management Department

SSE-3300

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Interests

Finance (Crowd Funding)  Gig Economy  Entrepreneurship  Business (Start-Up) 
Valerie Alexandra

Valerie Alexandra, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Management Department,Sports MBA Program

SSE-3363

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Interests

International Business  Organizational Psychology 
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Naida Austin

Lecturer

Management Department

EBA-337B

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Interests

Business Ethics 
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Jeremy Bernerth, Ph.D

Associate Professor

Management Department

SSE-3413

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Interests

Organizations (Behavior) 
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Michael Bousquet

Lecturer

Management Department,Online Degree Completion (BSBA)

Interests

International Business 
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Frank Caperino

Lecturer

Management Department

EBA-337F

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Interests

Entrepreneurship  Franchise Management 
Dwarka Chakravarty, Ph.D.

Dwarka Chakravarty, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Management Department

SSE-3369

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Interests

Business (International)  Global Markets 
Beth Chung

Beth Chung, Ph.D.

Professor

Management Department,Online Degree Completion (BSBA)

SSE-3408

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Interests

Organizations (Behavior) 
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Aron Davidson

Lecturer

Management Department

Alex DeNoble

Alex DeNoble, Ph.D

Director of Lavin Entrepreneurship Center, Professor

Lavin Entrepreneurship Center,Management Department

EIS-103B

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Interests

Business (Small)  Technology (Commercialization)  Entrepreneurship  Investments (Investor Relations)  Corporate Responsibility 
Michelle Dean

Michelle Dean, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Management Department

SSE-3441

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Interests

Organizations (Behavior)  Human Resources 
Ami Doshi

Ami Doshi, Ph.D.

Lecturer

Charles W. Lamden School of Accountancy,Management Department

EBA-326

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Interests

Management (Comparative)  Entrepreneurship (International)  Business (Multinational) 
Dan Eaton

Daniel E Eaton

Lecturer

Management Department

EBA-337F

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Interests

Business (Ethics)  Workplace (Diversity)  Workplace (Legal Issues)  Workplace (Discrimination)  Employment (Law)  Employment (Conflict)  Human Resources  Workplace (Sexual Harassment)  Affirmative Action 
Gabi Eissa, Ph.D.

Gabi Eissa, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Management Department

SSE-3406

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Interests

Organizations (Behavior)  Workplace (Psychology)  Workplace (Conflict) 
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Vince Ferraro

Lecturer

Management Department

EBA-337B

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Interests

International Business  Business Strategy 
John Francis

John Francis, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Management Department,Sports MBA Program

SSE-3312

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Interests

Sports (Management)  Business (Small)  Business (International)  Business (College Football)  Sports (International Management)  Business (Consulting) 
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Parisa Haim Faridian

Assistant Professor

Management Department

SSE-3411

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Interests

Entrepreneurship  Innovation  Business (Plan Development) 
Tanya Hertz

Tanya Hertz

Lecturer

Management Department

EBA-323

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Interests

Human Resources  Organizations (Behavior)  Real Estate (Residential)  Business (Leadership)  Entrepreneurship 
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Vince Johnson

Lecturer

Management Department

EBA-337B

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Interests

Organizations (Behavior) 
Kimberly Davis King

Kimberly Davis King

Lecturer

Management Department

EBA-337A

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Interests

Business (International)  Entrepreneurship  Business (Small) 
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Levitcus Johnson

Finance Management & Marketing Assistant

Finance Department,Management Department,Marketing Department

Martina Musteen

Martina Musteen, Ph.D.

Charles Hostler Professor of Global Business, Faculty Director of the Center for Advancing Global Business

Center for Advancing Global Business,Management Department

SSE-3302

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Interests

Business (International)  Entrepreneurship (International) 
Eva Nicasio-Mercier

Eva Nicasio-Mercier

Lecturer

Management Department

EBA-337A

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Interests

Management (Corporate)  Business (International) 
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Mark Nicholson

Lecturer

Management Department

EBA-337A

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Interests

Organizations (Behavior)  Organizational Leadership 
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Zeki Pagda

Lecturer

Management Department,Online Degree Completion (BSBA)

Interests

Organizations (Behavior) 
Wendy Patrick

Wendy L Patrick, Ph.D.

Lecturer

Management Department,Online Degree Completion (BSBA)

Interests

Social Media  Workplace (Freedom of Speech)  Workplace (Conflict)  Workplace (Privacy)  Communications (Business Legal)  Business (Leadership)  Workplace (Sexual Harassment)  Social Networking  Workplace (Discrimination)  Workplace (Diversity)  Power and Influence  Business (Ethics)  Workplace (Recruitment) 
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Cristina Pintado

Lecturer

Management Department

EBA-337F

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Interests

Business (International) 
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Amber Quarles

Lecturer

Management Department

Interests

Human Resources  Workplace (Diversity) 
Amy Randel

Amy E. Randel, Ph.D.

Professor

Management Department,Online Degree Completion (BSBA)

SSE-3414

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Interests

Innovation  Organizations (Behavior) 
Blue Robbins

Blue S Robbins, Ed.D.

Lecturer

Management Department

EBA-323

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Interests

Organizations (Behavior)  Business (Leadership)  Business (Strategy) 
Lori Ryan

Lori Verstegen Ryan, Ph.D.

Director of Corporate Governance Institute, Professor

Corporate Governance Institute,Management Department,Online Degree Completion (BSBA)

SSE-3437

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Interests

Busniess Ethics  Corporate Governance  Shareholder Issues 
William Sannwald

William Sannwald, M.B.A.

Lecturer

Management Department

SSE-3409

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Interests

Real Estate (Building Issues)  Business (Ethics)  Corporate Governance  Organizations (Non-profit)  Real Estate (Construction Issues)  Organizations (Non-profit Governance) 
Daniel Scanlan

Daniel Scanlan

Lecturer

Management Department

EBA-326

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Interests

Business (International) 
Bernhard Schroeder

Bernhard Schroeder, M.B.A.

Lavin Center Program Director, Lecturer

Lavin Entrepreneurship Center,Management Department

GC-1502

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Interests

Entrepreneurship 
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Peter Shaw

Executive in Residence, Director of the Fowler Scholars Program

Management Department

Taekjin Shin

Taekjin Shin, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Management Department

SSE-3365

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Interests

Corporate Board of Directors  Corporate Governance 
Michael Sloan

Michael L. Sloan

Lecturer

Management Department

SSE-3409

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Interests

Social Entrepreneurship  Entrepreneurship (Societal Impact) 
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Stephanie Smith

Administrative Support Coordinator

Finance Department,Management Department,Marketing Department

Trudy J. Sopp, Ph.D.

Trudy J. Sopp, Ph.D.

Lecturer

Management Department

SSE-3409

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Interests

Business (Ethics) 
David Turner

David Turner

Lecturer

Management Department

EBA-326

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Interests

Technology (Commercialization)  Entrepreneurship 
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Justin Wiegand, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Management Department

SSE-3429

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Interests

Human Resources 
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Janette Williams

Lecturer

Management Department

EBA-323

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Interests

Creativity and Innovation 
Congcong Zheng

Congcong Zheng, Ph.D.

Director of Graduate Programs, Associate Professor

Graduate Business Programs,Management Department

EBA-448H

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Interests

Entrepreneurship  Business (International)  Entrepreneurship (International)  Business (Leadership)  Business (Operating Environments)  Entrepreneurship (Societal Impact)  Organizations (Charitable)  Business (China) 
Suzanne Zoumaras

Suzanne Zoumaras

Lecturer

Management Department

EBA-337B

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Interests

Workplace (Executive Compensation)  Human Resources