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Barowsky School of Business

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San Rafael, CA 94901

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Faculty

Our outstanding faculty is comprised of full- and part-time professors and practitioners who have accumulated years of experience in one of the most vibrant business centers in the world – the San Francisco Bay Area. Our location in San Rafael, CA, allows students easy access to pursue internships and other activities in San Francisco, Silicon Valley and Sonoma and Napa (“wine country”) counties.

samDean, Barowsky School of Business

Sam Beldona
Dr. Sam Beldona is the new Dean of the Barowsky School of Business. He comes to us from the Graduate School of Business at Bryant University in Rhode Island where he served as associate dean since 2011. An expert in international business and corporate strategy, Beldona has lectured, consulted, studied, and taught in the Americas, Asia, and Europe. Read More

 

 

 

Jayati

Associate Dean

Jayati Ghosh, Ph.D.
Associate Dean Dr, Jayati Ghosh has over 20 years of experience in higher education. Dr. Ghosh's teaching areas include cross-cultural management, business environment in Asia, business communication, and globalization. Research interests include economic development, health issues in Africa and Asia, and SMEs in BRIC economies. She has presented her research at national and international conferences and published extensively. She has served as the Executive Director of the internationalization office, Director of Honors and Faculty Development Programs. She serves on the Board of Directors of San Rafael Chamber of Commerce. Courses and academic accomplishments.

 

Full-Time Faculty

 

maria

MARIA BULLEN

  • Ph.D., Management (Accounting), University of California, Los Angeles MBA, University of California, Berkeley 
  • Accounting, University of California, Berkeley

COURSES

  • Forensic Accounting
  • Auditing
  • Financial Accounting for Managers

ACADEMIC AND PROFESSIONAL ACCOMPLISHMENTS

 

Liz

ELIZABETH CAPENER

  • MBA, Global Strategic Management, Dominican University of California 
  • BS, Business Administration with concentrations in accounting and finance, University of California, Berkeley

COURSES

  • Financial Accounting
  • Accounting for Decision Making
  • Internship in Business

ACADEMIC AND PROFESSIONAL ACCOMPLISHMENTS

 

Tommy

THOMAS CAVANAGH

  • PhD, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO 
  • MS, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO 
  • BA, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA

COURSES

  • Leadership:Theory and Application
  • Leadership and Change Management
  • Business Communication and Critical Thinking

ACADEMIC AND PROFESSIONAL ACCOMPLISHMENTS

 

Desta

ASAYEHGN DESTA

  • Ph.D., Manpower Planning with emphasis on Economics of Education, Stanford University, California
  • MA, Political Science, Stanford University, California 
  • BA, Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia

COURSES

  • Sustainable Development
  • Research Methods and Business Statistics
  • Sustain Development: Innovation Drive

ACADEMIC AND PROFESSIONAL ACCOMPLISHMENTS

 

Fred D

FRED DOPFEL

  • Ph.D., Engineering – Economic Systems, Stanford University 
  • MS, Operations Research, Stanford University 
  • BS, Mathematics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

COURSES

  • Financial Management and Analysis

ACADEMIC AND PROFESSIONAL ACCOMPLISHMENTS

 

Arnon

ARNON HADAR

  • Ph.D., Economics, New York University
  • MBA, Finance, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel
  • BA, Economics and Statistics, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel

 

Chris

CHRISTOPHER E. LEEDS

  • Ph.D., Business Administration, University of Illinois 
  • MBA with concentration in Strategic Management and Entrepreneurship, University of Illinois, Chicago 
  • BA, Hospitality Business, Michigan State University

COURSES

  • Business Communication and Critical Thinking

ACADEMIC AND PROFESSIONAL ACCOMPLISHMENTS

 

Fran

FRANCOISE LEPAGE

  • Ph.D., International Relations, Catholic University of America, Washington, D.C.
  • MA, International Law and Relations, Catholic University of America, Washington, D.C.
  • BA, Political Science, Marymount College, Tarrytown, New York

COURSES

  • Exploring the World of Business

ACADEMIC AND PROFESSIONAL ACCOMPLISHMENTS

 

Denise

DENISE LUCY

  • Founder and Executive Director, Institute for Leadership Studies 
  • EdD, Organization and Leadership, University of San Francisco 
  • MS, Clinical Psychology, California State University, Fresno 
  • BS, Psychology, Michigan State UniversityGraduate Certificate in Educational Computing, University of San Francisco, CA

COURSES

  • Exploring the World of Business

ACADEMIC AND PROFESSIONAL ACCOMPLISHMENTS

 

Jacob

JACOB MASSOUD

  • Ph.D., Business Administration, New Mexico State University 
  • MBA, University of Texas at El Paso M.En., Miami University, Ohio 
  • BS, Biology, Boston College, Massachusetts

COURSES

  • Business Policy and Strategy
  • Socially and Environmentally Responsible Management
  • Sustainable Enterprise Metrics, Advocacy, and Policy

ACADEMIC AND PROFESSIONAL ACCOMPLISHMENTS

 

Dan

DAN MOSHAVI

  • Ph.D., Management, University of Oregon 
  • MBA, George Washington University 
  • BA, International Affairs, George Washington University

COURSES

  • Organizational Behavior
  • Organizational Behavior and Effective Communication
  • Organizational Behavior and Structure

ACADEMIC AND PROFESSIONAL ACCOMPLISHMENTS

 

Vafa

VAFA SABOORI-DEILAMI

  • MBA, School of Business, Tehran S.U.T University
  • BS, Mechanical Engineering, Tehran K.N.T University

COURSES

  • Info Tech & Operations Management
  • Global Info Management & EBusiness
  • Global Supply Chain & Sustainable Operations

ACADEMIC AND PROFESSIONAL ACCOMPLISHMENTS

 

rajeev

RAJEEV SOOREEA

  • Professional Master’s (ALM) in Management, Harvard University
  • Ph.D. in Applied Economics, Western Michigan University
  • MA in Economics, Leeds University Business School, UK
  • BA (Honors) in Economics, University of Bombay, India

COURSES

  • International Business
  • Globalization: Implications for Business
  • Emerging Markets International

ACADEMIC AND PROFESSIONAL ACCOMPLISHMENTS

 

Erdem

ERDEM UCAR

  • Ph.D. in Business Admin.–Finance, University of South Florida 
  • Master of Science in Finance, University of Texas at Dallas, Master of Science in Economics, Georgia Institute of Technology 
  • B.S. in Business Administration, M.E.T.U., Ankara, Turkey

COURSES

  • Corporate Finance
  • Advanced Corporate Finance 
  • Finance Management for Business Success

ACADEMIC AND PROFESSIONAL ACCOMPLISHMENTS

 

Kelly

KELLY WEIDNER

  • Ph.D., Business Administration, Marketing University of Illinois at Chicago,Chicago, IL
  • MBA, DePaul University, Chicago, IL
  • Bachelor of Science, Strategic Management, California State University, Chico

COURSES

  • Marketing Principles
  • Marketing Innovation Global Economy
  • Management for Value Creation

ACADEMIC AND PROFESSIONAL ACCOMPLISHMENTS

 

SEOB

CHANGSEOB YEOB

  • MBA College of Business, Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, MI
  • BA College of Business Administration, Keimyung University, Daegu, South Korea

COURSES

  • International Marketing
  • Marketing Management
  • Special Topics: Marketing

ACADEMIC AND PROFESSIONAL ACCOMPLISHMENTS


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