Full-Time Faculty

Malloy Hall, Room 316

Associate Professor Zachary C. Burns specializes in managerial and organizational behavior with research in the psychology of morality and ethics, applications in law, and judgment and decision-making. His works surrounds behavioral patterns, intellectual property and intentionality. Dr. Burns previously taught as a Visiting Assistant Professor and Postdoctoral Fellow at Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University.

He has had articles on his research published in the Journal of...

  • Ph.D. Managerial and Organizational Behavior, University of Chicago Booth School of Business Center for Decision Research, 2013
  • Masters Business Administration, University of Chicago Booth School of...
Malloy Hall, Room 313

Associate Professor Rebekah Dibble investigates the impact of national culture and government on organizations, the adjustment processes in cross-cultural teams and collaborations, and the theoretical implications of boundary fluidity in teams.

Engaging her students in discussions on leader effectiveness and cross-cultural team performance—and the implications of what it means to have a 'global mindset' — Dibble urges her students to explore various forms of interaction within organizations...

  • Post Doctoral Research Fellowship, Thunderbird School of Global Management
  • PhD, Management, University of California, Irvine
  • MBA, Brigham Young University, Utah
  • BA, Business Management...
Malloy Hall, Room 319

Keith Hunter's primary research interests revolve around organizational networks, power, and leadership. He is particularly interested in how social networks both influence and reflect active mental models and power dynamics within groups and organizations. His investigations of the patterns of interaction among people and their implications for human behavior and organizational outcomes are of critical significance to tomorrow's business leaders.

His rich background inspires his research and...

  • Carnegie Mellon University, PhD in Organizational Behavior and Management, 2011
  • Carnegie Mellon University, MPhil in Public Policy and Management, 2011
  • University of Central Florida, MS in...
  • Social network analysis
  • Power and influence
  • Community engaged learning
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Kevin Lo is a professor at the University of San Francisco, School of Management. He is also 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 emotional and cultural intelligence.

  • University of Hawaii, PhD in International Management, 2007
  • University of San Francisco, MBA, 2001
  • University of San Francisco, MA in Asia Pacific Studies, 2001
  • Brown University, BA in East...
  • Emotional and Cultural Intelligence
  • Mindfulness and Self-Care
  • Experiential Education
  • Community-Engaged Learning
Malloy Hall, Room 307

Professor Jennifer Parlamis's academic career has centered on pioneering social-psychological research in the areas of negotiation, conflict resolution, communication, and organization dynamics. Specifically, she studies the impact of technology on negotiation outcomes and the role of anger and incompetency emotions in negotiation and conflict contexts. In addition, she has written on ageism in organizations as well as negotiation pedagogy.

She employs the latest scholarly research to help...

  • 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...
  • Negotiation and Bargaining
  • Team Dynamics
  • Self-as Instrument
  • Consulting Practices
  • Mindful Leadership
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Oscar Jerome Stewart is an Assistant Professor of Management in USF’s School of Management. Professor Stewart considers himself a critical management scholar and is concerned with power within organizations and power of organizations, and how to create more equitable and cooperative power structures that bind members together in a beneficent mutuality. Currently, he is working on projects on corporate misconduct, discrimination in higher education, and critical business pedagogy. Outside of his...

  • UNC Charlotte, PhD in Organizational Science, 2016
  • University of Minnesota, BA in Finance and African American Studies
  • Critical theory
  • Qualitative methods
  • Diversity & inclusion
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Neil's principle area of research is the role of virtue and morality (or the lack thereof) in organizations, specifically the presence of courage and cowardice within organizational life. His work explores the psychological mechanisms and consequences of virtuous behavior as part of expected occupational roles. By focusing on high-risk occupations such as ordnance disposal, private military contracting, and air-traffic control, Neil attempts to develop greater insight into how workers construct...

  • Birkbeck College, University of London, PhD. in Organizational Psychology
  • Institute of Work Psychology, University of Sheffield, MSc. Organizational Psychology
  • Queens' University of Belfast, BSc...
  • Ethics & Morality
  • Qualitative Data Analysis
  • Organizational Ethics
  • Evidence-based Management

Part-Time Faculty

Dr. Amy Martin, a member of the USF Mission Council and McGrath Graduate Fellowship Committee, has over twenty years of experience as an administrative leader in the areas of nonprofit management, human resources, and healthcare. Her areas of research interest include the intersections of gender, culture, and ethnicity as both ways of knowing and making meaning of leadership and leading. Her dissertation, entitled Making Meaning of Leadership: A Phenomenology of Italian-American Women Leaders...

  • Gonzaga University, PhD in Leadership Studies, 2018
  • Dominican University of California, MA in Humanities, 2007
  • University of San Francisco, BA in Human Communication, 1996
  • Leadership
  • Ethnicity and Culture
  • Human Resources Management
  • Organizational Behavior

Dr. Craig Nathanson is an educator, author, speaker, and coach for mid-life development. Dr. Nathanson has been a faculty member in management at The University of San Francisco since 2013, teaching in both the undergrad and MBA programs.

Dr. Nathanson has been teaching on-site and online graduate and undergraduate programs since 2001 at several universities in North America, Europe, China, and Vietnam. He worked for over twenty years in various senior management positions in U.S. Fortune 500...

  • The Fielding Graduate University, PhD in Human and Organizational Systems, 2013
  • The Fielding Graduate University, MA in Human Development, 1996
  • Golden Gate University, MS in Telecommunications...
  • Organizational Behavior
  • Humanistic Leadership
  • Joyful Work
  • Mid-Life development

Faculty Emeritus

Art Bell, Professor Emeritus, committed his efforts to outstanding teaching by providing students with an extensive knowledge in the emerging field of service leadership. A highly regarded business professional and author, Professor Bell created a learning environment that fostered a conscious awareness of the societal effects of business endeavors. His academic and professional background in the humanities effectively enabled him to impart communication skills and strong morals to his students...

Associate Dean for Academic Affairs Linda Henderson, Ph.D. has been a leader in departmental and program development at USF in her roles as department chair and director in project management and organizational behavior. She continues her programmatic leadership for the undergraduate management major. Her work as a senior level consultant for clients including Visa International, Hewlett-Packard, Dell Computers, Blue Shield of California, and Genentech informs her teaching and research on...

  • PhD, Organizational Communication, Florida State University, FL
  • MS, Communications, Texas Christian University, TX
  • BS, Education, University of Nevada, Reno, NV
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Professor Kathleen Kane's forward-thinking research and application of experiential learning techniques is helping develop more effective and conscientious leadership within business communities and organizations. Through such innovative tools as The Behavioral Matrix and the Samurai Game, she helps students better assess their own leadership instincts and abilities. Dr. Kane has won a number of awards for her values-oriented curriculum, her progressive educational research leading to work as a...

  • Ph.D. in Organizational Behavior, The Claremont Graduate University, CA, 1992
  • Master of Arts in Organizational Psychology, The Claremont Graduate University, CA, 1988
  • Bachelor of Arts, Mills...