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Faculty

Respected researchers, dedicated teachers, and experienced consultants, the Hybrid MBA faculty are world-class thought leaders.

Learn from a team of practicing professionals who are pacesetters in their fields. Our distinguished UW Foster School of Business faculty is made up of the highest-caliber teachers and researchers. These faculty members have consulted for industry giants such as Microsoft, IBM Corporation, The Boeing Company, PACCAR, and the Washington State Department of Transportation. They excel at linking academic theory with real-world practice to make the lectures, readings, and in-class discussions applicable and challenging.

Bruce Avolio

Professor of Management

Mark Pigott Chair in Business Strategic Leadership

Office: 514 PACCAR Hall
[email protected]

Expertise

Gamification
Global Business
Leadership
Organizational Behavior
Organizational Transformation


Gregory Bigley

Associate Professor of Management

Office: 467 PACCAR Hall
Phone: 206-685-7686
Fax: 206-543-3968
[email protected]

Expertise

Leadership
Organizational Behavior


David Burgstahler

Professor of Accounting

Chair, Department of Accounting

Julius A. Roller Professor of Accounting

Office: 555 PACCAR Hall
Phone: 206-543-6316
Fax: 206-685-1561
[email protected]

Expertise

Managerial Accounting


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Weili Ge

Professor of Accounting

Moss Adams Endowed Professor

Office: 554 PACCAR Hall
Phone: 206-221-4835
Fax: 206-685-1561
[email protected]

Expertise

Financial Accounting


Suresh Kotha

Professor of Management

Chair, Department of Management and Organization

Olesen/Battelle Excellence Chair in Entrepreneurship

Office: 548 PACCAR Hall
Phone: 206-543-4466
Fax: 206-543-3968
[email protected]
Website

Expertise

Competitive Strategy
E-commerce
Entrepreneurship
Technology And Innovation Strategy


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Alexis León

Senior Lecturer of Finance and Business Economics

[email protected]


Hamed Mamani

Hamed Mamani

Associate Professor of Operations Management

Premera Endowed Professor

Office: 448 PACCAR Hall
Phone: 206-543-0787
[email protected]
Website

Expertise

Data Analytics
Operations Management
Operations Research
Project Management
Supply Chain Management


Richard S. McPherson

Lecturer of Management

Office: 466 PACCAR Hall
Phone: 425-818-8280
Fax: 206-543-3968
[email protected]


Scott Reynolds

Scott J. Reynolds

Professor of Business Ethics

Weyerhaeuser Endowed Faculty Fellow

Office: 550 PACCAR Hall
Phone: 206-543-4452
Fax: 206-543-3968
[email protected]

Expertise

Corporate Social Responsibility
Ethics


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Jeffrey D. Shulman

Professor of Marketing

Marion B. Ingersoll Professor

Office: 552 PACCAR Hall
Phone: 206-221-4804
Fax: 206-543-7472
[email protected]
Website

Expertise

Pricing Strategies


Masha Shunko

Assistant Professor of Operations Management

Office: 420 PACCAR Hall
Phone: 206-685-8599
[email protected]

Expertise

Operations Management
Operations Research
Service Management Operations
Supply Chain Management


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Issariya Sirichakwal

Senior Lecturer of Operations Management

Office: 435 PACCAR Hall
Phone: 206-543-0560
[email protected]

Expertise

Manufacturing Management
Operations Management
Operations Research


David G. Sirmon

Associate Professor of Management

Robert Herbold Professor in Entrepreneurship

Office: 583 PACCAR Hall
Phone: 206-543-0067
Fax: 206-543-3968
[email protected]

Expertise

Blue Ocean Strategy
Board Of Directors
Competitive Strategy
Family Business
Mergers And Acquisitions
Resource Orchestration
Turnaround Strategies


Kevin Steensma

Professor of Management

Michael G. Foster Endowed Professor

Office: 524 PACCAR Hall
Phone: 206-543-4897
Fax: 206-543-3968
[email protected]

Expertise

Competitive Strategy
Global Business
Strategic Alliances
Technology And Innovation Strategy


Dan Turner

Daniel Turner

Principal Lecturer of Marketing

Peter and Noydena Brix Endowed Faculty Fellow

Office: 334-A Dempsey Hall
Phone: 206-543-2165
Fax: 206-543-7472
[email protected]


Elizabeth Umphress

Associate Professor of Management

Evert McCabe Endowed Fellow

Office: 575 PACCAR Hall
Phone: 206-616-8872
Fax: 206-543-3968
[email protected]

Expertise

Ethics
Organizational Behavior


Michael R. Wagner

Michael R. Wagner

Associate Professor of Operations Management

Neal and Jan Dempsey Endowed Faculty Fellow

Office: 442 PACCAR Hall
Phone: 206-685-2755
[email protected]
Website

Expertise

Crowdsourcing
Manufacturing Management
Operations Management
Operations Research
Project Management
Supply Chain Management


Lance Young

Principal Lecturer of Finance and Business Economics

Office: 428 PACCAR Hall
Phone: 206-543-4474
Fax: 206-543-7472
[email protected]

Expertise

Asset Pricing
Behavioral Finance
Business Valuation
Financial Markets
Growth Management
Small Business Finance
Venture Capital