School of Management

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Ali Akbari, Ph.D.

Professor of Business Administration

Gerhard Apfelthaler, Ph.D.

Dean, School of Management
Vienna University of Economics and Business Administration (WU) 1997

Loredana Morra Carson, M.P.P.A.

Lecturer/Academic Advisor
California Lutheran University 2011
international student success and engagement, education policy, adult education, community college success

Chia-Li Chien, PhD, CFP, PMP

Director of the Financial Planning Program
The American College of Financial Services 2018
Succession Planning for Women Business Owners

Dazhi Chong, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor
Ph.D 2016
Business Analytics, Social Network Analysis, Computer Supported Cooperative Work, Data Mining, Financial Analysis

Stefan W Cosentino, Ph.D.

Hospitality and Tourism Program Director/Assistant Professor
University of Nevada Las Vegas 2012

Jamshid Damooei, Ph.D.

Professor & Chair, Economics, Finance & Accounting; Co-Director, Center for Leadership & Values; Interim Director, MPPA
Economic Analyses of Social Issues, Public Policy Analyses, Economic and Social Impact Assessment, Program Evaluation

Harry A. Domicone, Ph.D.

Professor of Business Administration
University of Cincinnati 1995
Strategic management; Management of services

Matthew Fienup, Ph.D.

Lecturer and Executive Director of Center for Economic Research and Forecasting
University of California Santa Barbara
Applied Econometrics, Environmental Economics, Economics of Land Use, Environmental Markets

Virginia Y. Gean, MBA, CMA

Senior Lecturer
Pepperdine University, Malibu, CA 2002
Virginia Gean has been teaching at CLU for 15 years and she brings her 30+ years of real life business experience to the classroom, to enrich the subjects of Accounting and Finance

Bruce Gillies, Psy.D.

Assistant Professor of Business
Alliant International University 2002
Leadership Coaching, Organization Development, Strategic Human Resource Management, Career Counseling, Sports Psychology

Herbert E. Gooch III, Ph.D.

Professor of Political Science

Veronica Guerrero, Ed.D.

Associate Dean for Undergraduate Studies and Professor

Dan E. Hamilton, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Economics
University of California, Santa Barbara 2002
Forecasting, Time Series Econometrics, Macroeconomic Theory, Business Cycle Analysis, Economic Growth Theory

Haco Hoang, Ph.D.

Professor of Political Science
Dr. Hoang has a broad range of knowledge on issues involving international/global politics, public policy and advocacy, campaigns/elections, civic engagement and environmental justice.

Virginia Ilie, Ph.D.

Associate Professor and Director, Master of Science in Information Technology
University of Central Florida 2005
IT implementations, usability, interface design, IT user engagement and workarounds

Edward H. Julius, M.S., CPA

Professor of Business Administration
Wharton Graduate School 1975

Sabith Khan, Ph.D., M.P.A., M.A.

Assistant Professor-School of Management
Virginia Tech 2015
American philanthropy, International Development, Leadership, Nonprofit organizations, Organizational change and impact of technology.

Kirk M. Lesh, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor
Applied Microeconomics

Ran Lu-Andrews, Ph.D., CFA

Assistant Professor
University of Cincinnati 2011
Corporate Finance, Real Estate

Valeria Makarova, Ph.D., MBA

Assistant Professor

Patrick F. Manning, CPA, CGMA, MBA

Over 34 years of professional business experience in public accounting and private industry, adjunct professor of accounting for 20 years.

Robert J. Meadows, Ph.D., Ed.D.

Professor of Criminology and Criminal Justice

Christopher Njunge, Ph.D

Assistant Professor
Master of Science in Information Systems and Technology (MSIST) 2010
Business Analysis industry experience and research in Mobile Banking, Business Intelligence, and Information Systems Management.

Michael S Panesis, MBA

Executive Director, Center for Entrepreneurship
Rutgers University 1989
Entrepreneurship, startups, new venture creation, new venture investment

Chang-Shyh Peng, Ph.D.

Professor of Computer Science

Judith Lynn Richards, MBA

Senior Lecturer
Marketing, International Marketing, Marketing Communications, Negotiation and Conflict Resolution

Renee Rock

Senior Lecturer
Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Communication

Hossein Salehi, Ph.D., CFP®

Assistant Professor
Texas Tech University

Erika Schlomer-Fischer, Ph.D.

Visiting Professor
WSU, U of Copenhagen, Thunderbird Graduate School of Global Management

Mary Jo Shane, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Director of International Student Success

Jeffrey Speakes, Ph.D.

Visiting Lecturer
University of California Berkeley 1978

Vlad Vaiman, Ph.D.

Associate Dean and Professor, Interim Program Director, EMBA/MBA/MSM
Talent Management, International Management, Human Resources, Business Education

Dan Hieu Vo, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor
University of Victoria 2013
Entrepreneurship, Entrepreneurial Finance, Finance, Applied Microeconomics

Paul R. Williams, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Finance
Claremont Graduate University
Corporate Finance, International Finance, Investments

Paul D. Witman, Ph.D.

Professor, Information Technology Management
Claremont Graduate University 2007
Information Security, Social Media, Information Systems, Non-profits