MBA Program Director

Dean, MVS School of Business and Economics

  • William P. Cordeiro, Ph.D., M.B.A.

    Dean and Professor of Management, MVS School of Business and Economics| Ph.D. Executive Management, Claremont Graduate University | M.A. Management, Claremont Graduate University | M.B.A. Finance, University of Southern California | B.S. Biology, University of San FranciscoEmail: william.cordeiro@csuci.edu
  • Janet Egiziano

    Janet Egiziano, Ed.D

    MBA Program Associate Director |Extended University Director of Marketing and Recruitment |Faculty, Business| Ed.D. Educational Leadership | San Francisco State University| M.A. Special Major: Gender as Cultural Politics | San Francisco State University| B.A. Humanities | San Francisco State University

    Email: janet.egiziano@csuci.edu
  • Tentured/Tenure-Track Faculty

  • Minder Chen, Ph.D., M.B.A.

    Associate Professor of Management Information Systems | Ph.D. Management Information Systems, University of Arizona | M.B.A., National Chiao Tung University, Taiwan, R.O.C. | B.S. Electrical Engineering, National Taiwan University, Taiwan, R.O.C.

    Email: minder.chen@csuci.edu
  • Priscilla Liang, Ph.D., M.B.A.

    Associate Professor of Finance| Ph.D. Financial Economics | Claremont Graduate University | M.B.A. Finance | California State Polytechnic University, Pomona | B.S. Management | Beijing Normal University

    Email: priscilla.liang@csuci.edu
  • Paul A. Rivera, Ph.D.

    Associate Professor of Economics| Ph.D. Economics | University of Southern California| M.A. Economics | California State University Long Beach| B.A. Economics | Texas A&M University

    Email: paul.rivera@csuci.edu

MVS School of Business and Economics Lecturers

  • Ali Akbari, Ph.D.

    Lecturer, Economics| Ph.D. Urban Economics | University of Southern California| M.A. Economics | University of Southern California| B.A. Economics | National University of Iran

    Email: ali.akbari@csuci.edu
  • Shari R. Altarac, Ph.D.

    Lecturer, Business| Ph.D. Communication | UC Santa Barbara| M.S. Mass Communication | Boston University| B.S. Business Administration | Georgetown University

    Email: shari.rossaltarac@csuci.edu
  • Maria Ballesteros-Sola, J.D., M.B.A.

    Lecturer, Business| J.D. | ICADE, Universidad Pontificia Comillas, Madrid, Spain M.B.A.| Boston University Fulbright Scholar

    Email: maria.ballesteros-sola@csuci.edu
  • Susan Block, M.B.A., C.F.A.

    Lecturer, Business| M.B.A. | University of Wisconsin| B.S. Medical Technology | University of Wisconsin

    Email: susan.block@csuci.edu
  • Richard E. Gunther, Ph.D.

    Lecturer Business| Ph.D. Operations Research | UCLA| M.S. Production and Operations Management | UCLA| B.A. Economics | USC

    Email: richard.gunther@csuci.edu
  • James D. Hornbuckle, Ph.D., M.B.A.

    Lecturer, Business| Ph.D. Executive Management | Peter F. Drucker Graduate School of Management, Claremont Graduate University| M.B.A. | California Lutheran University| M.S. Nuclear Engineering | UCLA| B.S. Physics | CSU Los Angeles

    Email: james.hornbuckle@csuci.edu
  • William L. Koch, Ph.D.

    Lecturer, Economics| Ph.D. International Economics | UC Santa Cruz| M.A. International Economics | UC Santa Cruz| B.S. Management Science | UC San Diego| B.A. Political Science | UC San Diego

    Email: william.koch@csuci.edu
  • Panda Kroll, J.D., M.F.A.

    Lecturer, Business| J.D. | Boston University| M.F.A. Media | Northern Illinois University| B.A. Literature | UC Santa Cruz

    Email: panda.kroll@csuci.edu
  • Doug Lane, M.B.A.

    M.B.A. | Golden Gate University| B.A. | University of Southern California| B.S. | California State University Chico

    Email: doug.lane@csuci.edu
  • Horst Liebl, Ph.D., C.P.A.

    Lecturer, Business| Ph.D. Business & Economics | University of Bonn, Germany

    Email: horst.liebl@csuci.edu
  • Z. John Lu, Ph.D.

    Lecturer, Economics| Ph.D. Economics | UC Santa Barbara| M.A. Economics | UC Santa Barbara| B.A. Economics | Calvin College

    Email: john.lu@csuci.edu
  • David Mitchell, C.P.A.

    Lecturer, Business| M.S. Accounting | San Diego State University| B.S. Accounting | San Diego State University

    Email: david.mitchell@csuci.edu
  • Mari Rockenstein, J.D.

    Lecturer, Business| J.D. | Santa Clara University| M.S. Mass Communication | San Jose State University| B.A. Journalism | CSU San Luis Obispo| mari.rockenstein@csuci.edu

    Email: mari.rockenstein@csuci.edu
  • Rhonda Rodriguez, C.P.A., M.B.A.

    Lecturer, Business| M.B.A. | University of Colorado| B.S. | Business Administration (Accounting) | San Jose State University

    Email: rhonda.rodriguez@csuci.edu
  • Daniel Seymore, Ph.D., M.B.A.

    Ph.D. Marketing/ Quantitative Methods | University of Oregon| M.B.A. Management | University of Oregon| B.A. Political Science | Gettysberg College

    Email: daniel.seymore@csuci.edu
  • Sung Sohn, Ph.D.

    MVS Endowed Professor of Economics| Director, Institute for Global Economic Research| Ph.D. Economics | University of Pittsburgh| M.A. Economics | Wayne State University| B.A. Economics | University of Florida

    Email: sung.sohn@csuci.edu
  • Hovig Tchalian, Ph.D., M.B.A.

    Lecturer, Business| Ph.D. English | UCLA| M.B.A. Entrepreneurship and Leadership Emphasis | UCLA| M.A. English | Tufts University| B.A. English and Economics | UCLA

    Email: hovig.tchalian@csuci.edu
  • Dave E. Tofanelli, M.B.A.

    Lecturer, Business| A.B.D. Philosophy, Leadership and Organizational Behavior | North Central University| M.S. Systems Management | University of Denver| M.B.A. | Golden Gate University| B.A. Business Administration | Our Lady of the Lake University

    Email: dave.tofanelli@csuci.edu
  • Thomas Lee Wedel, Ph.D.

    Lecturer, Business| Ph.D. Statistical Decision Theory | University of Southern California| M.S. Information Systems | UCLA| B.S. Mathematics | UCLA

    Email: thomas.wedel@csuci.edu

MS Biotechnology Program

Tentured and Tenure-Track Faculty

  • Nitika Parmar

    Nitika Parmar, Ph.D.

    Director MS Biotechnology Program | Associate Professor of Biology| Ph.D., University of California Los Angeles | M.S., M.Tech., Indian Institute of Technology New Delhi | B.S., Indian Institute of Technology New DelhiEmail: nitika.parmar@csuci.edu
  • Amy Denton

    Amy Denton, Ph.D.

    Professor and Chair of Biology| Ph.D., University of Washington| B.A., State University of New York at Binghamton

    Email: amy.denton@csuci.edu
  • Tom Schmidhauser, Ph.D.

    Lecturer in Biology | Ph.D., University of California San Diego | B.S., University of Southern California

    Email: tom.schmidhauser@csuci.edu
  • Thomas Schulze, Ph.D.

    Lecturer in Chemistry | Ph.D., Freie Universitaet Berlin | B.S., Freie Universitaet Berlin

    Email: thomas.schulze@csuci.edu
  • Tabitha Swann-Wood, Ph.D.

    Lecturer in Physics | Ph.D., California Institute of Technology | M.S., California Institute of Technology | B.S., University of California Riverside

    Email: tabitha.swanwood@csuci.edu
  • Chunnian Zhao, Ph.D.

    Lecturer in Biology | Ph.D., Universitaet Zurich | M.S., Peking University Medical College| B.A., Xiamen University

    Email: chunnian.zhao@csuci.edu

Adjuncts

  • Panda Kroll, J.D., M.F.A.

    J.D. | Boston University School of Law | M.F.A., Northern Illinois University | B.A., University of California Santa Cruz

    Email: panda.kroll@csuci.edu
  • Doug Lane, M.B.A.

    M.B.A., Golden Gate University | B.A., University of Southern California | B.S., California State University Chico

    Email: doug.lane@csuci.edu
  • Daniel Mytych, Ph.D.

    Ph.D., University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey | M.S., Seton Hall University | B.S., Virginia Commonwealth University

    Email: daniel.mytych@csuci.edu
  • Tim Osslund, Ph.D.

    Ph.D., University of California Los Angeles | B.S., University of California Davis

    Email: daniel.mytych@csuci.edu
  • Peggy Pence

    Ph.D., Indiana University | B.S., Louisiana Tech University

  • Bill Tawil, Ph.D., M.B.A.

    Ph.D., McGill University | M.Sc., McGill University | M.B.A., California Lutheran University | B.S., University of California Berkeley

    Email: bill.tawil@csuci.edu