Ph.D., University of Southern California
Dr. Berkley’s research interests include disruptive airline passengers (on-board aircraft security and aviation law), nightclub security management (alcoholic beverage law and applications of constitutional and land-use law to nightclubs and bars), policing (nightclubs, bars and crowd control), and urban entertainment districts (planning, design, operations and policing).
Ph.D., Florida International University
Dr. Ellen Drost is an expert in international business, strategic management and cross-cultural research methodology. Her current research focuses on entrepreneurship, entrepreneurial organizational culture, social capital, and research methodology. She is the author of about 100 articles, conference papers, case studies, and book chapters on international human resource management, cross-cultural leadership, international training and development, management of international academic research teams, entrepreneurship, research methods, and business practices in Mexico.
Fluent in: Dutch, English, and French.
Director of Asian Pacific Business Institute; Ph.D., Georgia State University
Dr. Kwong’s expertise is in the field of operations and production management. He is the author of 63 articles and papers which focus on business forecasting, manufacturing and sales practices in China, Japan, Korea and the U.S., and computers in the workplace. He is also specialized in management issues of small business firms. Dr. Kwong is the first vice-president of the International Association of Business Forecasting.
Ph.D., Indiana University-Bloomington
Dr. Li’s comes to Cal State L.A. with 20+ years of academic and industry experience in supply chain management, business information systems, and project management. His research has appeared in such publications as Decision Sciences, International Journal of Operations Management, Journal of Business Ethics, and Business Forecasting.
Ph.D., George Washington University
Dr. McGuire is an expert in entrepreneurship, corporate entrepreneurship and entrepreneurial organizational culture; change management; and cross-cultural teams. He is Co-author of Managing Organizational Change (Pearson, 2001), and Editor of the Journal of Case Research and Inquiry. He works with members of the L.A. community to start new ventures, and works with companies seeking MBA student consultants for projects.
Fluent in: Spanish and Portuguese
Ph.D., University of Arizona
Dr. Steiner studies business ethics and corporate social responsibility. He is the co-author of a comprehensive textbook, Business, Government, and Society: A Managerial Perspective (7th ed., 1994), and several other books on the business-society relationship. His research and writing focus on how changes in society affect the manager’s job and include case studies of corporations that have been conspicuously responsible or irresponsible in business. Dr. Steiner was formerly a member of the Advisory Board for the Edmund G. “Pat” Brown Institute of Public Affairs at Cal State L.A.
Ph.D., Florida State University; Chair of the Management
Dr. Young’s areas of expertise include career development, training and development, gender and leadership in the workplace, interpersonal communication, and developing organizational relationships. She has presented her research at several conferences including Academy of Management, Society for Industrial/Organizational Psychology, and others. She has received best paper awards for three of her research papers at Western Academy of Management and the Institute for Behavioral and Applied Management. Her research has been published in Journal of Management, Human Resource Management Review, Group and Organization Management, Sex Roles, and other scholarly journals. She has served as journal editor for the Journal of Behavioral and Applied Management and co-editor for the Journal of International & Interdisciplinary Business Research and has conducted corporate and business training on a variety of topics including leadership and management skills, career development and training effectiveness.
Nina earned her Ph.D. in 2013 and a Main 2011 in Communication from the University of Southern California, Annenberg Scholl of Communication.
Her research has been in areas such as virtual world, virtual communities, and network theory and analysis. Prior to returning to earn her Masters and doctoral degrees, Nina worked in film production and commercial photography.
Dr. Yoon earned his Ph.D. at George Washington University. Prior to his doctoral program, Dr. Yoon worked as a consultant at McKinsey & Company. He is interested in various perceptions and behaviors in organizations. Based on his research interests, Dr. Yoon is passionate about teaching Human Resource Management and Compensation.
Before joining Cal State L.A., Sergio taught multiple graduate and undergraduate courses in the departments of management, economics, and entrepreneurship and innovation at the University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC). His research interests include the financialization of the business enterprise, entrepreneurial cognition, corporate governance, product platforms, and corporate social responsibility.
Ph.D. degree in Economics with a focus on Entrepreneurship and Innovation from University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC).
Duncan received his Ph.D. in management with a focus on entrepreneurship from EM Lyon Business School. He served in the United States Army for four and a half years, attaining the rank of Captain, before beginning his doctoral studies. His current interests include entrepreneurial opportunity, adhocracies, autoethnography, entrepreneurial leadership, and philosophical foundations of entrepreneurship.
Chou-Yu (Joey) Tsai joins the College of Business & Economics as an Assistant Professor of Management. His primary research interest is leadership and human fundamental cognitive process. His work has been published in Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology, and Management and Organizational Review. Joey has worked as a managerial consultant at the Center for Industrial & Commercial Psychology Studies, National Taiwan University.