FACULTY

Executive MBA

University of San Francisco Executive MBA faculty include current industry professionals, as well as PhD educated experts in a breadth of business fields.

Elizabeth Davis

Dean of the School of Management
(415) 422-2508

Dr. Elizabeth Davis has been the Dean of the School of Management since August 2014, and is the first female dean in the school’s history. She is an...

Education:

Ph.D., Social Systems Sciences, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, 1984 | B.A., Sociology, with Honors, Dean’s List, Barnard College, 1975

Courses:

Strategic Management

Tatiana Fedyk

Assistant Professor
(415) 422-4697

Assistant Professor Tatiana Fedyk is an experienced financial analyst and consultant who, before teaching at USF, held teaching positions at the...

Education:

B.S., Mechanics and Mathematics, Moscow State University, 1988 | M.S., Mechanical Engineering, Moscow State University, 1990 | C.P.A., Certified Public Accountant, Moscow, Russia, 1996 | Ph.D., Accounting, University of California at Berkeley, 2008

Courses:

Principles of Financial Accounting, Principles of Managerial Accounting, Intermediate Accounting I, Financial Accounting

Jeff Hamrick

Associate Professor
(415) 422-6810

Associate Professor of Finance Jeff Hamrick has been instrumental in developing USF's MS in Data Science (MSDS) program. His teaching also...

Education:

PhD, Mathematics, Boston University, Massachusetts, 2009 | Certificate in Computational Science, Boston University, Massachusetts, 2009 | MA, Mathematics, Boston University, Massachusetts, 2004 | BS, Mathematics, minor in Applied Statistics, Stetson University, Florida, 2002 | BBA, Financial Economics, Stetson University, Florida, 2002 | BA, History, Stetson University, Florida, 2002

Courses:

Review Probability and Stats, Decision Modeling & Data Analytics

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...

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

Courses:

Management and Organizational Dynamics, Special Topic: International Business, Emotional & Cultural Intelligence, Special Topic: Management, Multicultural Leadership, ST: Leadership and Organizations, Self As Instrument, MSOD Special Topic

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...

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

Courses:

Creativity, Innovation, and Applied Design, Entrepreneurial Management, Applied Innovation, Advanced Leadership, Creativity and Innovation, Creativity and Innovation Part II: How to be a Game Changer, Creativity, Innovation, and Applied Design, Entrepreneurship and Innovation Elective #1, Entrepreneurship & Innovation Elective 2

Frank Ohara

Department Chair / Professor
(415) 422-6406

Finance Department Chair Frank Ohara is recognized for his dedication to teaching excellence by the School of Management as the eight-time recipient...

Education:

Post Doctorate, Finance & Accounting, Hough Graduate School of Business, University of Florida | J.D., Santa Clara University, CA | B.S., Cornell University, Ithaca, NY

Courses:

Investment Analysis, Intermediate Corporate Finance, Financial Statement Analysis, Special Topic: Finance, Finance, Directed Study, Corporate Financial Reporting and Analysis, Financial Case Analysis

Jennifer Parlamis

Associate Professor
(415) 422-2130

Associate Professor Jennifer Parlamis's academic career has centered on pioneering social-psychological research in the areas of negotiation,...

Education:

PhD, Social and Organizational Psychology, Teachers College, Columbia University, 2001 | The Moscow Institute of Social and Political Studies, Moscow Russian Language Certificate, Moscow, Russia, 1994 | BA, Psychology and Fine Arts (Magna Cum Laude), Georgetown University, Washington D.C., 1993

Courses:

Negotiation and Bargaining Strategy, Negotiation & Critical Conversations, Self As Instrument, Negotiation and Bargain Strategy, Organization Development Culminating Project

Anthony Patino

Professor / Associate Dean of Graduate Programs
(415) 422-4152

Anthony Patino is a renowned expert in entertainment, advertising, and promotion, consumer behavior, public policy and marketing analytics. He holds...

Education:

PhD, Business Administration, Marketing, Temple University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 2006 | MBA, Marketing, Duke University, North Carolina, 1991 | MA, Administration, Planning and Social Policy, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1989 | BA, Mathematics, Drew University, Madison, New Jersey, 1985

Courses:

Entertainment Marketing, Marketing Analytics, Strategic Marketing, Directed Study, Consumer Behavior, Special Topics: Marketing, Cross-Cultural Marketing and Integrated Marketing Communication

Jonathan Reichental

Adjunct Professor

Chief Information Officer (CIO) for the City of Palo Alto Jonathan Reichental is an award-winning technology leader whose 25-year career has spanned...

Claudia Roehl

Instructor
(415) 422-6561

Claudia Roehl, Instructor of Accounting, brings to USF over ten years of experience as a Finance Director, V.P., Financial Analyst Officer and Senior...

Education:

Advanced Business Analyst (ABA); General Electric Capital Corporation's Executive MBA Program; included two years of coursework with Harvard, Wharton and Kellogg Schools of Business, 1994 – 1995 | Certified Financial Analyst (C.F.A.) TrainingB.A., Economics, Minor in Computer Science, Ursinus College, Collegeville, PA, 1986 | B.A., Economics, Minor in Computer Science, Ursinus College, Collegeville, PA, 1986 | Study Abroad, Tohoku Gakuin University, Sendai, Japan, 1985

Courses:

Principles of Financial Accounting, Principles of Managerial Accounting, Accounting Ethics, Managerial Accounting, Financial Accounting, Financial & Managerial Accounting, MBA Internship, Entrepreneurial Finance and Accounting

Mouwafac Sidaoui

Department Chair / Professor
(415) 422-6787

Mouwafac Sidaoui, Department Chair and Professor of Business Analytics and Information Systems, is a greatly respected teacher of quantitative...

Education:

Post Doctorate, Finance & Accounting (with an emphasis on Business Analytics), Hough Graduate School of Business, University of Florida, FL, 2011 | EdD, Education, Academic Global Leadership, University of San Francisco, CA, 2007 | MBA, emphasis in Innovation Technology, Boston University, MA, 1991 | BS, Technical Management, Wentworth Institute of Technology, MA, 1991 | BS, Mechanical Engineering, Wentworth Institute of Technology, MA, 1990 | AA, Associate Degree in Mechanical Design (minor in Mathematics), Wentworth Institute of Technology, MA, 1988 | Minor in Mathematics, Wentworth Institute of Technology, MA, 1988

Courses:

Quantitative Business Analysis, Honors: Quantitative Business Analysis, Data Visualization, Business Analytics Consulting, Academic Global Immersion, Directed Study, EMBA Directed Study, Decision Modeling & Data Analytics, Spreadsheets and Business Analytics, Directed Study, Big Data Strategy and Visualization, Thinking Like a Data Scientist, Academic Global Immersion, Business Analytics Fundamentals, Big Data Concepts, BSM Business Analytics & Information Systems Special Topic, BSM Special Topic, MSOD Special Topic

Richard Stackman

Professor
(415) 422-2148

Richard Stackman is a Professor in the Department of Organization, Leadership, and Communication. His coursework focuses on topics that include...

Education:

PhD, Business Administration, University of British Columbia, Canada, 1995 | Graduate studies majoring in Industrial Relations, University of Minnesota, 1987–88 | BS, Business Administration (Cum Laude), Major in Organizational Behavior and Accounting, University of California at Berkeley, 1985 (member of Phi Beta Kappa)

Courses:

Leadership and Teams, Change Management, Global Business Practicum, Leadership Communication, Foundations of Organizations & Management, BSM Organization, Leadership, & Communication Special Topic, Leading Organization Change and Development, Organization Development Culminating Project, Academic Global Immersion

Neil Walshe

Associate Professor
(415) 422-4508

Professor Neil Walshe addresses the role of morality and virtue in organizational life, exploring the psychosocial processes and mechanisms through...

Education:

PhD, Organizational Psychology, Birkbeck College, University of London, London, United Kingdom, 2010 | MS, Occupational Psychology, Institute of Work Psychology, University of Sheffield, Sheffield, United Kingdom, 2002 | BS, Psychology, Queen’s University of Belfast, Northern Ireland, 2001

Courses:

Management and Organizational Dynamics, Ethics & Social Responsibility, MBA Internship, Evidence-based Human Resource Management, Human Factors of Business Performance, ST: Leadership and Organizations, Foundations of Organizations & Management, BSM Organization, Leadership, & Communication Special Topic, Leading Organizational Change, Evidence-Based Management, Understanding Behavior in Organizations, Organization Development Culminating Project