Meet Our Faculty

Online Master's in Business Programs from Pepperdine Graziadio Business School are led by the same distinguished faculty who teach on campus. Our faculty are scholars and seasoned professionals who bring invaluable real-world experience into the online classroom. In addition to being experts in their field, Pepperdine Graziadio Business School professors are also passionate and purpose-driven individuals dedicated to mentoring you as you pursue your personal and professional goals.

Mark Allen

Mark Allen, PhD

Practitioner Lecturer of Organizational Theory and Management

Jared Ashworth

Jared Ashworth, PhD

Assistant Professor of Economics

Kamran Bakhtiari

Kamran Bakhtiari, MBA

Instructor of Decision Sciences

Robert Bikel

Robert Bikel, MBA

Director of the SEER Program

Instructor of SEER Business and Management

Marlene Biseda

Marlene Biseda, PhD, MBA

Assistant Professor of Strategy

William Bleuel

William Bleuel, PhD

Professor of Decision Sciences

Julie A. Chesley

Julie A. Chesley, PhD

Associate Professor of Organization Theory and Management

Mark Chun

Mark Chun, PhD

Department Chair of Decision Sciences‚ Information Systems‚ and Strategy, Academic, Director of Executive Education, Associate Professor of Information Systems Technology Management

Robert Coscarello

Robert Coscarello, MBA

Instructor of International Management

James DiLellio, PhD

James DiLellio, PhD

Associate Professor of Decision Sciences

Jordan Drake, CPA MBA

Jordan Drake, CPA MBA

Practitioner Instructor of Accounting

Max Ellzey

Max Ellzey, EdD

Practitioner Lecturer of Applied Behavioral Sciences

Robert Emrich

Robert Emrich, EdD

Practitioner Lecturer of Decision Sciences

Steven Ferraro

Steven Ferraro, PhD

Professor of Finance

Ann Feyerherm

Ann Feyerherm, PhD

Professor of Organizational Theory and Management, Associate Dean of Executive Programs

Joetta Forsyth, PhD

Joetta Forsyth, PhD

Associate Professor of Finance

Nelson Granados, PhD

Nelson Granados, PhD

Professor of Information Systems and Technology Management, Executive Director of the Institute for Entertainment‚ Media‚ Sports and Culture

Charla Griffy-Brown

Charla Griffy-Brown,
PhD

Professor of Information Systems and Technology Management

Kevin Groves

Kevin Groves, PhD

Associate Professor of Organizational Theory and Management

Owen Hall

Owen Hall, PE, PhD

Professor of Decision Sciences

Brian Jacobs, PhD

Brian Jacobs, PhD

Associate Professor of Decision Sciences

Kenneth Ko, PhD

Kenneth Ko, PhD

Associate Professor of Decision Sciences, Associate Dean of Part-Time Programs, Department Chair of Strategy‚ Information Systems Technology Management‚ and Decision Sciences

Clemens Kownatzki, PhD

Clemens Kownatzki, PhD

Assistant Professor of Finance

Department Chair of Accounting‚ Finance‚ and Real Estate

Erik Krogh

Erik Krogh, PhD

Practitioner Lecturer of Information Systems Technology Management

Bernice Ledbetter

Bernice Ledbetter, EdD

Practitioner Lecturer of Organizational Theory and Management, Dean of Students and Alumni Affairs, Director of the Center for Women in Leadership, MS in Management and Leadership Program Chair

Robert Lee

Robert Lee, PhD, CPA, CMA

Associate Professor of Accounting, Department Chair of Accounting‚ Finance‚ and Real Estate

Zhike Lei

Zhike Lei, PhD

Associate Professor of Applied Behavioral Science, Director‚ Center for Applied Research, Department Chair of Applied Behavioral Science and Organization Theory and Management

Christiano Manfrè, MBA, PhD

Christiano Manfrè, MBA, PhD

Practitioner Lecturer in Finance

Gary Mangiofico, PhD

Gary Mangiofico, PhD

Executive Professor of Organizational Theory and Management

MS in Organization Development Academic Director

Thomas (Tom) McCluskey

Thomas (Tom) McCluskey, MS

Practitioner Faculty Organizational Theory and Management

Bob McQuaid Jr

Bob McQuaid Jr., PhD

Associate Professor of Information Systems Technology Management

John Mooney, PhD

John Mooney, PhD

Associate Professor of Information Systems and Technology Management

Academic Director‚ Doctor of Business Administration Program

Academic Director‚ Institute for Entertainment Media and Culture

Kyle C. Murphy, DBA

Kyle C. Murphy, DBA

Practitioner Lecturer of Strategy

Lynn Newman, PhD

Lynn Newman, PhD

Practitioner Lecturer of Applied Behavioral Sciences

Lynda Palmer, MBA

Lynda Palmer, MBA

Practitioner Instructor of Marketing

E2B Program Director

Brandon Parsons, MA, MBA

Brandon Parsons, MA, MBA

Practitioner Instructor of Economics

Michael Rainey, JD, LLM

Michael Rainey, JD, LLM

Practitioner Lecturer of Business Law

Steve Ralph, EdD

Steve Ralph, EdD

Practitioner Lecturer of Organizational Theory and Management

Stephen Rapier

Stephen Rapier, PhD

Assistant Professor of Marketing

Samuel Seaman

Samuel Seaman, PhD

Professor of Decision Sciences

Doreen Shanahan, PhD

Doreen Shanahan, PhD

Assistant Professor of Marketing

Andreas Simon

Andreas Simon,
PhD, CPA

Associate Professor of Accounting

David Smith

David Smith, PhD

Professor of Economics, Associate Provost for Online Programs

Steven Swafford, EdD

Steven Swafford, EdD

Practitioner Faculty of Organization Behavior

Teresa Tompkins

Teresa Tompkins, PhD

Professor of Applied Behavioral Science

Mark Tribbitt, PhD

Mark Tribbitt, PhD

Associate Professor of Strategy

Michael Williams, PhD

Michael Williams, PhD

Associate Professor of Information Systems Technology Management

Online Programs Chair