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Faculty

Faculty

Faculty for the MBA program are carefully selected from the College of Business Administration for their expertise in specific subject areas. With only a few exceptions, courses in the program are taught by faculty members with PhD degrees, who are able to build a solid foundation of MBA core courses that’s supplemented by content delivered by guest lecturers and alumni.

John Anderson, Professor, Charles W. Lamden School of Accountancy
Ph.D., Accounting, University of Tennessee
Accounting for Not-for-Profit Orgs.

Swaminathan Badrinath, Professor, Finance
Ph.D., Finance, Purdue University
Financial Risk Management

James Beatty (Emeritus), Professor, Management Information Systems
Ph.D., Statistics & Psychology, University of Northern Colorado
Statistical Analysis

Jeremy Bernerth, Associate Professor, Management
Ph.D., Management, Auburn University
Organizational Behavior & Leadership

Robert Briggs, Professor, Management Information Systems
Ph.D., MIS, University of Arizona
Enterprise Data Management

Janie Chang, Professor, Charles W. Lamden School of Accountancy
Ph.D., Accounting, University of California at Irvine
Financial Management & Reporting

John Cooper, Lecturer, Charles W. Lamden School of Accountancy
M.S., Accountancy, San Diego State University
Forensic Accounting

Miro Copic, Lecturer, Marketing
MBA & Masters in Public Policy, Harvard University
Strategic Brand Management

Alex DeNoble, Professor, Management
Ph.D., Management, Virginia Tech
Entrepreneurship

Cladiu Dimofte, Associate Professor, Marketing
Ph.D., Marketing, University of Washington
Marketing

Aaron Elkins, Assistant Professor, Management Information Systems
Ph.D., MIS, University of Arizona
e-Business Infrastructure

Steven Gill, Associate Professor, Charles W. Lamden School of Accountancy
Ph.D., Accounting, University of Mass. Amherst
Tax for Managers

Gabriel Gonzalez, Assistant Professor, Marketing
Ph.D., Marketing, Arizona State University
Sales Management

Stephano Gubellini, Associate Professor, Finance
Ph.D., Finance, Purdue University
Investments

Heather Honea, Associate Professor/Interim Chair, Marketing
Ph.D., Business, University of California at Berkeley
Advertising Marketing Strategy

Katie Jaques, Lecturer, Charles W. Lamden School of Accountancy
Post-Graduate Study, Accountancy, San Diego State University
State Taxation

Murray Jennex, Professor, Management Information Systems
Ph.D., MIS, Claremont Graduate University
Business Systems Analysis & Design

Januj Juenja, Associate Professor, Finance
Ph.D., Finance, University of Arizona
Business Economics

Seth Kaplowitz, Lecturer, Finance
J.D., California Western School of Law
Business Negotiation

Brett Kawada, Assistant Professor, Charles W. Lamden School of Accountancy
Ph.D., Accounting, University of Missouri
Audit & Assurance Services

Michael Keane, Lecturer, Charles W. Lamden School of Accountancy
Executive MBA, UCLA
Federal Taxation

Alex Koster, Professor, Management Information Systems
Ph.D., Computer Science, University of North Carolina
Intermediate Programming for Business Apps

Victoria Krivogorsky, Professor, Charles W. Lamden School of Accountancy
Ph.D., Accounting, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Financial & Management Accounting

Marie-Eve Lachance, Associate Professor, Finance
Ph.D., Finance, University of Pennsylvania
Insurance Management

Xialu Liu, Asssistant Professor, Management Information Systems
Ph.D., Statistics, Rutgers University
Statistical Analysis

Kevan McLaughlin, Lecturer, Charles W. Lamden School of Accountancy
LLM in Taxation, University of San Diego
Ethics in Accounting

Kristin Mikolajczak, Lecturer, Charles W. Lamden School of Accountancy
M.S., Accountancy, San Diego State University
Assurance Services

Mitchell Moulton, Lecturer, Charles W. Lamden School of Accountancy
M.S., Accountancy, San Diego State University
AIS Audit/Control

Martina Musteen, Professor, Management
Ph.D., Management, University of Kansas
World Business Environment

Nathan Oestreich, Professor, Charles W. Lamden School of Accountancy
Ph.D., Accounting, University of Houston
Federal Taxation

Dan Parks, Lecturer, Finance
Executive MBA, San Diego State University
Personal Financial Planning

John Penrose, Professor, Management Information Systems
Ph.D., Communications, University of Texas
Communication Strategies

Fred Raafat, Professor, Management Information Systems
Ph.D., Industrial Engineering, Oklahoma State University
Supply Chain Management

Frank Ryan, Lecturer, Finance
M.S., Economics, University of Pennsylvania & MBA, Operations Management, Washington University, St. Louis
Financial Management

Lori Ryan, Professor, Management
Ph.D., Business Administration, University of Washington
Business Ethics

Massoud Saghafi, Professor, Marketing
Ph.D., Economics, University of Southern California
International Marketing

William Sannwald, Lecturer, Management
MBA, Loyola University (Chicago)
Organizational Behavior & Leadership

Chamu Sundaramurthy, Professor, Management
Ph.D., Business Administration, University of Illinois
Business Strategy

Nikhil Varaiya, Professor, Finance
Ph.D., Finance, University of Washington - Seattle
Business Consulting

James Vogt, Lecturer, Charles W. Lamden School of Accountancy
M.S., Economic Crime Management, Utica College
Fraud Examination

Roxy Wang, Assistant Professor, Management Information Systems
Ph.D., Information Systems, University of Florida
Supply Chain Management