Management Major Faculty

Full-Time Faculty


Thomas Grossman

Professor
(415) 422-6156

Professor Thomas Grossman is a researcher and educator who enables students and alumni to harness the power of analytics to lead their organizations. His research and teaching encompasses spreadsheet engineering, business analytics, management of spreadsheets within organizations, analysis-driven process improvement, and the use of analytical spreadsheet models. One of Dr. Grossman's key specialties is helping students and organizations improve their managerial communication of analytic results...

Education:

PhD, Management Science & Engineering, Stanford University, 1994, MS, Engineering-Economic Systems, Stanford University, 1985, BS, Mechanical Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana, 1984

Expertise:

Spreadsheet engineering, spreadsheet analytics, business analytics, and spreadsheet information systems

Monika Hudson

Associate Professor
(415) 422-4395

Associate Professor Monika Hudson successfully blends professional experience in the public sector with deep community involvement, teaching and research. She brings to life USF's commitment to provide students with challenging academic programs, preparing them to activate positive change in the workplace and in society. Her fields of expertise include entrepreneurship, organizational behavior, management and all aspects of public administration. Professor Hudson's development as a teacher and...

Education:

EdD candidate, Education, University of San Francisco, DM, Management, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH, MBA, University of San Francisco, BS, Communications Studies and Political Science, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL

Expertise:

Entrepreneurship, Organizational behavior, Management, Public administration

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

Michelle Millar

Department Chair / Associate Professor
(415) 422-2498

Michelle Millar studies consumer behavior in relation to sustainable practices in the lodging, meeting, and event management industries, more specifically the demand for those practices and the understanding of what sustainable practices mean to clients. Millar studies the choices travelers make when choosing environmentally friendly travel products, how sustainability may affect their decision making, and what factors are most important to them when it comes to sustainable hospitality products...

Education:

PhD, Hospitality Administration, University of Nevada, NV, 2009, MA, Tourism and Hospitality Management, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA, 2003, BA, University of California, Davis

Expertise:

Sustainability in the hospitality and tourism industries

Matthew Monnot

Associate Professor

Associate Professor Matthew J. Monnot is an experienced researcher and consultant in the field of organizational behavior. Monnot’s current research interests are focused on employee well-being, organizational change, and international management. He has been published in such top-ranked journals as the Journal of Organizational Behavior, Journal of Vocational Behavior, Psychological Assessment, Applied Psychology, Social Indicators Research, and others. Monnot has been cited in popular media...

Education:

PhD, Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, MI, 2008, MS, Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Florida Institute of Technology, Melbourne, FL, 2004, BS, Psychology, BA, Sociology, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO, 2002

Expertise:

Organization Development and Change, Employee Well-Being, Personality Assessment, Leadership Development, International and Cross-Cultural Management, Workforce Analytics

Gleb Nikitenko

Program Director / Assistant Professor
(415) 422-2151

Gleb Nikitenko brings more than fifteen years of program development, international management, and academic experience to the School of Management. A valued longtime member of the USF community, he has made significant contributions since joining the University in 2001, and is a recognized expert in his field. Dr. Nikitenko has worked with accreditation bodies, such as AACSB, NASPAA, WASC, and YOK (Turkish Ministry of Higher Education), while teaching for institutions in the U.S. and in the...

Education:

EdD, Learning and Instruction, University of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, 2009, MPA, International Management, Monterey Institute of International Studies, Monterey, CA 1999, MA, International Relations and Diplomacy, Kiev State University, Ukrainian Institute of International Relations, Kiev, Ukraine, 1995

Ricardo Villarreal

Associate Professor

Associate Professor Ricardo Villarreal De Silva brings to USF years of extensive research on ethnic identity and core cultural values in the consumer behavior of Hispanics in the U.S. Dr. Villarreal is an expert in multicultural behavior and collaborates with international food production companies on ad account planning projects. Dr. Villarreal’s research presents and empirically tests a theory of ethnicity, which he defines as “the combined effects of ethnic identity and cultural values.”...

Education:

Ph.D., Advertising, University of Texas at Austin, 2004, M.B.A., Texas A&M University at Corpus Christi, 1996, B.A., Business Administration, University of the Incarnate Word at San Antonio, 1992

Part-Time Faculty


Stanley Kwong

Adjunct Professor

Stanley Kwong brings to USF over 30 years of international management, marketing and teaching experience in the US, China, India, and Central Europe. Professor Kwong is recognized as a leading expert on marketing strategy, branding, and investments policies and is frequently interviewed on branding in China and Chinese investments in the U.S. by top media, such as the Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg, SingTao News, and Chinese World Journal. He is a highly desired guest speaker at industry...

Education:

MBA, Management Science, University of Southern California at Los Angeles, MS, Education Administration, University of Massachusetts at Amherst, BA, Economics and Asian Studies, State University of New York at Stony Brook

Expertise:

International Marketing, US China Trade policies, Managing multinational corporations

Emeriti Faculty


Linda Henderson

Associate Dean for Academic Affairs / Department Chair / Associate Professor
(415) 422-5459

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...

Education:

PhD, Organizational Communication, Florida State University, FL, MS, Communications, Texas Christian University, TX, BS, Education, University of Nevada, Reno, NV

Contact Info

Undergraduate Studies and Programming

Monday–Friday 9 a.m.– 5 p.m.

University of San Francisco
Main Campus
Malloy Hall, Suite 113
2130 Fulton Street
San Francisco, CA 94117
(415) 422-2369