USF School of Management Faculty

Alphabetical List of USF School of Management Faculty


Stephen Huxley

Professor
(415) 422-6628

Professor Stephen J. Huxley is recognized by his fellow colleagues, students and a number of professional organizations for his achievements in academia, having been a teacher and researcher at USF since 1973. Most notably, he is the recipient of the Franz Edelman Outstanding Management Science Award, the highest award given in the profession and the Sarlo Prize, the highest award bestowed to a faculty member for teaching that exemplifies USF's mission and values. With research specializations...

Education:

Registered Investment Advisor (Series 65), 2004-Present, Ph.D., Economics, University of California, San Diego, 1975, B.S., Business Administration and Statistics, Ohio State University, 1966

Nicholas Imparato

Professor
(415) 422-6740

Nicholas Imparato is a professor of marketing and management at the University of San Francisco and, since 2011. He is formerly a research fellow at the Hoover Institution, Stanford University (1996 – 2012). During a lengthy series of special leaves of absence from the university, he held positions as a senior executive and board member at publicly listed (NYSE, NASDAQ) and closely held companies here and in Europe. As a speaker and advisor in over 35 countries with Visa, IBM, and other...

Richard Greggory Johnson III

Department Chair | Program Director, Business Minor | Professor
(415) 422-5823

Richard Greggory Johnson III is a tenured Full Professor and Department Chair for the Department of Public and Nonprofit Administration, School of Management, University of San Francisco. He is also Director of the Business Minor in the School of Management as well. Professor Johnson’s research centers on social equity within the fields of public policy, management, higher education and Human Resources Management.  He has been teaching in higher education for almost twenty years and is widely...

Education:

Doctorate in Public Policy & Administration, Golden Gate University, Edward S. Ageno School of Business, M.A, Social and Public Policy, Georgetown University, MS, Public Services Management, DePaul University, School of Public Services

Michael Jonas

Assistant Professor
(415) 422-6160

Michael Jonas is from the University of California, Davis. His concentration area of specialization is monetary economics. He completed his doctorate degree at the University of California, Davis.

Education:

PhD, Economics, University of California, Davis, San Francisco State University, MA, Economics

John Koeplin

Associate Professor
(415) 422-2563

Associate Professor of Accounting John Koeplin shows his deep commitment to USF’s core values through teaching students. As a rigorous academic and devoted educator, Koeplin's work centers on ethics in accounting and the teaching of Jesuit and Catholic business education. Prior to his arrival at the University of San Francisco in 1998, Koeplin worked at Hood and Strong, Certified Public Accountants, as a tax accountant at ROLM Corporation, and as an accounting instructor at Santa Clara...

Education:

Ph.D., Accounting, University of North Texas, TX, 1998, M.A., Divinity and Theology, Regis School of Theology, Denver, CO, 1991 (Ordained Roman Catholic Priest, June 1991), M.B.A., Taxation, Golden Gate University, San Francisco, CA, 1983

Expertise:

Member of the Board of Trustees, Downtown College Preparatory School (San Jose) (2016-current)

Ryan Langan

Assistant Professor
(415) 422-2501

Assistant Professor Ryan Langan’s research area lies in branding and corporate social responsibility with a focus on understanding how consumers perceive and respond to firms who engage in corporate philanthropy.  His current projects explore the potential for corporate giving to elicit feelings of gratitude on the part of consumers. Langan’s research has been published in the Journal of Brand Management, Journal of Business Research and the Encyclopedia of Public Administration and Public...

Education:

PhD, Marketing, University of South Florida, MBA, Marketing, University of Portland, BS, Sports Management, University of Wisconsin at La Crosse

June Lee

Assistant Professor

Assistant Professor June Y. Lee specializes in entrepreneurship and innovation in emerging economies.  More specifically, she researches how firms learn and innovate under different institutional environments. Her research and teaching agenda has been sharpened by her industry experiences in entrepreneurship, business, and technology. Lee earned her PhD from Stanford University. Her dissertation, titled Business Groups and Internationalization, explored how business groups from emerging...

Education:

Ph.D., Management Science & Engineering, Stanford University, Stanford, CA , M.S., Management Science & Engineering, Stanford University, Stanford, CA, A.B., Mathematics, Bryn Mawr College, Bryn Mawr, PA, A.B., Economics, Bryn Mawr College, Bryn Mawr, PA

Kevin Lo

Associate Professor
(415) 422-6139

Kevin Lo, Associate Professor in the Department of Organization, Leadership and Communication, is a graduate of the USF joint Master of Business Administration (MBA) - Master of Arts in Asia Pacific Studies (MAPS) program. His scholarly work and teaching focus on cross-cultural management and intercultural communication. Professor Lo has lived and worked in Beijing, Taipei, and Auckland and draws upon these international experiences with cross-cultural communication, interpersonal networks and...

Education:

Ph.D., International Management, University of Hawaii, M.B.A., University of San Francisco, M.A.P.S., Master of Asia-Pacific Studies, University of San Francisco, B.A., East Asian Studies and Comparative Literature, Brown University

Laurie MacPherson

Associate Professor
(415) 422-6364

Laurie MacPherson, Associate Professor of Entrepreneurship and Innovation, is a greatly admired teacher and academic, joining USF as a faculty member in 1993. Serving as contributing member of the University's MBA and EMBA programs, she teaches applied creativity, innovation, and entrepreneurial management in the Bay Area and the People’s Republic of China. With over fifteen years’ professional experience as a manager in the film and television industry in America, Europe, and Japan, Dr....

Education:

Ph.D., Management, Case Western Reserve University, 2002, M.A., Public and Private Management, Yale University, 1979, B.A., American Studies, Smith College, 1974

Thomas Maier

Associate Professor
(415) 422-4170

Associate Professor Thomas Maier brings to USF more than 20 years of industry experience, a wealth of current research, and a honed experiential teaching methodology. Prior to academia, Professor Maier was a senior level executive in the hotel, restaurant, and food and beverage industries. His research interests include generational leadership, revenue management theory, and experiential learning. In the classroom, Professor Maier centers his pedagogy on experiential learning and visible...

Education:

Gonzaga University, Ph.D in Leadership Philosophy, 2008, Salve Regina University, MA in Human Development/International Relations, 2004, Rochester Institute of Technology, BS in Hotel and Tourist Enterprises, 1984

Expertise:

Hotel and Restaurant Operations, Design Thinking, Revenue Management

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