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USC Marshall School of Business

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The USC Marshall undergraduate business programs, ranked ninth in the 2005 edition of U.S. News & World Report's America's Best Colleges, emphasizes communications, analytical decision-making and group work.

The University of Southern California's Marshall School of Business is one of the oldest schools of business (founded in 1920) in the nation. In 1998, it was rededicated as the Marshall School of Business in recognition of a $35 million gift from Gordon S. Marshall, '46, which was the single largest gift to any business school at that time.

The Marshall School prepares men and women from around the world to lead global businesses of a new century and a new millennium, whether those enterprises are big or small, corporate or entrepreneurial. The school focuses on international business in all its aspects, including course work in accounting, finance, marketing, management, and information systems/operations management. Beyond courses in the departments, the school offers several semester-long exchange programs with leading business schools throughout the world. At the graduate level, a major curricular innovation brings global business into each student's program through the Pacific Rim Education Program (PRIME) which includes an educational trip outside the United States. To further enable the school's graduates to excel in tomorrow's organizations, the school incorporates technology throughout its programs. Students study the impact of the digital revolution on all aspects of business, including accounting, marketing, finance and operations, and on issues of organizational design and development of new markets.

The Marshall School awards two bachelor's degrees, three additional bachelor's degrees as joint programs, seven master's degrees, 12 dual degrees, and the Ph.D. degree. Included in the Marshall School are the Leventhal School of Accounting, the Lloyd Greif Center for Entrepreneurial Studies, the Center for Management Communication, and the departments of Finance and Business Economics, Information Systems and Operations Management, Management and Organization, and Marketing.

With its clear focus, the Marshall School continues its 85-year history of developing its students' potential to lead global enterprises.

USC Marshall School of Business

Senior Administration

Yash P. Gupta, Ph.D., Dean

Kevin J. Murphy, Ph.D., Vice Dean, Faculty and Academic Affairs

K. Ravi Kumar, Ph.D., Vice Dean, Graduate and International Programs

Thomas Gilligan, Ph.D., Vice Dean, Undergraduate Programs

James Ellis, M.B.A., Vice Dean, Corporate Programs and External Affairs

Gregg B. Goldman, M.B.A., Associate Dean, Finance and Administration

Randolph P. Beatty, Ph.D., C.P.A., Dean, Leventhal School of Accounting

Douglas Shook, Ph.D., Associate Dean and Chief Information Officer of Academic and Information Services

Undergraduate Administration

Guillermina Molina, M.A., Director, Undergraduate Student Services

Kazi A. Mamun, M.A., Director, Undergraduate Student Advising

Nahid Razavi, M.S., Director, Undergraduate Admissions

M.B.A. Administration

Anakkarat Barth, M.A., Director, Logistics for M.B.A. Global Programs

Evan Bouffides, M.B.A., Director, EMBA and MBA.PM Admissions

Jeanette L. Christensen, M.A., Director, MBA.PM Program

Brigitte M. Engel, B.S., Director, EMBA Program

Peter Giulioni, M.B.A., Executive Director, M.B.A. Career Resource Center

Susan Hunt, Ph.D., Assistant Dean

Lida Jennings, M.B.A., Director, Marshall M.B.A. Program

Jack Lewis, Ph.D., Associate Dean, International Business Education and Research Program

Keith Vaughn, M.B.A., Director, M.B.A. Admissions

Doctoral Programs

Richard B. Chase, Ph.D., Director, Doctoral Programs

Michelle Silver Lee, M.S.Ed., Associate Director, Doctoral Programs

USC Leventhal School of Accounting

Accounting 101
(213) 740-4838
FAX: (213) 747-2815
Email (graduate students):;
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Randolph P. Beatty, Ph.D., C.P.A., Dean, Leventhal School of Accounting

James Manegold, Ph.D., Associate Dean for Academic Affairs

Shirley Maxey, M.A., Associate Dean and Director, Leventhal Master's Programs

Mildred G. Penner, M.A., Director, Student Services


Alan Casden Dean's Chair at the Leventhal School of Accounting: Randolph P. Beatty, Ph.D., C.P.A.

Deloitte & Touche LLP Chair in Accountancy: Kenneth A. Merchant, Ph.D., C.P.A.

Arthur Andersen & Co. Alumni Professorship in Accounting: Theodore J. Mock, Ph.D.

Joseph A. DeBell Professorship in Business Administration: Mark L. DeFond, Ph.D., C.P.A.

Ernst & Young Professorship in Accounting: William W. Holder, D.B.A., C.P.A.

KPMG Foundation Professorship in Accounting: S. Mark Young, Ph.D.*

Pricewaterhouse Coopers Auditing Professorship: Zoe-Vonna Palmrose, Ph.D., C.P.A.

USC Accounting Associates Professorship in Accounting: Sarah E. Bonner, Ph.D., C.P.A.

Professors: Jerry L. Arnold, Ph.D., C.P.A.; Randolph P. Beatty, Ph.D., C.P.A.; Sarah E. Bonner, Ph.D., C.P.A.; Mark L. DeFond, Ph.D., C.P.A.; Michael A. Diamond, Ph.D., C.P.A.; William W. Holder, D.B.A., CP.A.; E. John Larsen, D.B.A., C.P.A.; Thomas W. Lin, Ph.D., C.M.A.; Kenneth A. Merchant, Ph.D., C.P.A.; Theodore J. Mock, Ph.D; Daniel E. O'Leary, Ph.D., C.P.A., C.M.A., C.I.S.A.; Zoe-Vonna Palmrose, Ph.D., C.P.A.; Charles W. Swenson, Ph.D., C.P.A.; S. Mark Young, Ph.D.

Associate Professors: John J. Barcal, J.D., C.P.A.; James G. Manegold, Ph.D.; K.R. Subramanyam, Ph.D.; Robert H. Trezevant, Ph.D.; Shiing-Wu Wang, Ph.D.

Assistant Professors: Rebecca Hann, Ph.D.; MingYi Hung, Ph.D.; N. Emre Karaoglu, Ph.D.; Yvonne Lu, M.P.A.; Tatiana Sandino, Ph.D.; Wim Van der Stede, Ph.D.

Professors of Clinical Accounting: Rubin A. Davila, M.B.A., C.P.A.; Brenda Flores, M.B.A., C.P.A.; Chrislynn Freed, M.B.A., C.P.A.; Merle Hopkins, Ph.D.; Cecil W. Jackson, Ph.D.; Joseph L. Keller, M.S.; Leslie R. Porter, Ph.D.; Robert S. Roussey, B.S., C.P.A.; Robert Scharlach, B.S., C.P.A.; Kendall Simmonds, M.B.A., C.P.A.*

Associate Professors of Clinical Accounting: Rose M. Layton, M.Acc., C.P.A.; Patricia Mills, J.D., L.L.H.

Emeritus Professors: Anelise N. Mosich, Ph.D., C.P.A.; Rodolph H. Redmond, J.D.

*Recipient of university-wide or school teaching award.

Academic Departments

Finance and Business Economics
Hoffman Hall 701
(213) 740-6515
FAX: (213) 740-6650

Chair: Ayse Imrohoroglu, Ph.D.


Charles E. Cook/Community Bank Chair in Banking: Harry DeAngelo, Ph.D.

Fred V. Keenan Chair in Finance: Lawrence Harris, Ph.D.

E. Morgan Stanley Chair in Business Administration: Kevin J. Murphy, Ph.D.

Lusk Chair in Real Estate: Stuart Gabriel, Ph.D.

Charles F. Sexton Chair in American Enterprise: Tim Campbell, Ph.D.

Kenneth King Stonier Chair in Business Administration: Linda DeAngelo, Ph.D.*

Ivadelle and Theodore Johnson Professorship in Banking and Finance: Alan C. Shapiro, Ph.D.

Charles B. Thornton Professorship in Finance: Randolph Westerfield, Ph.D.

Professors: Warren G. Bennis, Ph.D.; Tim Campbell, Ph.D.; Harry DeAngelo, Ph.D.; Linda DeAngelo, Ph.D.*; Stuart Gabriel, Ph.D.; Thomas Gilligan, Ph.D.; Lawrence Harris, Ph.D.; Ayse Imrohoroglu, Ph.D.; Selahattin Imrohoroglu, Ph.D.; Douglas H. Joines, Ph.D.; Anthony M. Marino, Ph.D.; John Matsusaka, Ph.D.; Kevin J. Murphy, Ph.D.; Alan C. Shapiro, Ph.D.; James McN. Stancill, Jr., Ph.D.; Randolph W. Westerfield, Ph.D.

Associate Professors: Andrew Ang, Ph.D.; J. Kimball Dietrich, Ph.D.; Dennis W. Draper, Ph.D.; Richard V. Eastin, Ph.D.*; Yasushi Hamao, Ph.D.; Aris Protopapadakis, Ph.D.; Vincenzo Quadrini, Ph.D.; Mark I. Weinstein, Ph.D.; Fernando Zapatero, Ph.D.

Assistant Professors: Joseph Chen, Ph.D.; Christopher Jones, Ph.D.; Micah Officer, Ph.D.; Oguzhan Ozbas, Ph.D.; Mark Westerfield, Ph.D.; Jan Zabojnik, Ph.D.

Lecturers: Robert Bridges, M.R.E.D.; Julia Plotts, Ph.D.; Tracey Seslen, Ph.D.

Professors of Clinical Finance and Business Economics: Henry R. Cheeseman, J.D.*; Suh-Pyng Ku, Ph.D.; Lloyd Levitin, J.D.

Associate Professors of Clinical Finance and Business Economics: Baizhu Chen, Ph.D.; C. Kerry Fields, J.D.

Assistant Professors of Clinical Finance and Business Economics: Tyrone W. Callahan, Ph.D.; Pedro Matos, Ph.D.; Antonios Sangvinatsos, Ph.D.

*Recipient of university-wide or school teaching award.

Information and Operations Management
Bridge Hall 401
(213) 740-0172
FAX: (213) 740-7313

Chair: Yehuda Bassok, Ph.D.


Robert R. Dockson Dean's Chair in Business Administration: Yash Gupta, Ph.D.

Justin Dart Professorship in Operations Management: Richard B. Chase, Ph.D.

Professors: Richard B. Chase, Ph.D.; Omar El Sawy, Ph.D.; K. Ravi Kumar, Ph.D.*; Ann Majchrzak, Ph.D.; Daniel E. O'Leary, Ph.D.; S. Rajagopalan, Ph.D.; John E. Rolph, Ph.D.; Bert M. Steece, Ph.D.*

Associate Professors: Yehuda Bassok, Ph.D.; Delores A. Conway, Ph.D.*; Sriram Dasu, Ph.D.; Mendel Fygenson, Ph.D.*; Jonathan S. Yormark, Ph.D.

Assistant Professors: Il-Horn Hann, Ph.D.; Gareth James, Ph.D.; Steven Scott, Ph.D.; Greys Sosic, Ph.D.; Catherine Sugar, Ph.D.; Hao Zhang, Ph.D.

Professor of Clinical Information and Operations Management: Douglas Shook, Ph.D.*

Associate Professor of Clinical Information and Operations Management: Constantin Vaitsos, Ph.D.

Assistant Professors of Clinical Information and Operations Management: Arif Ansari, Ph.D.; Richard Bergin IV, M.S.; Francis Pereira, Ph.D.

*Recipient of university-wide or school teaching award.

Management and Organization
Bridge Hall 306
(213) 740-0728
FAX: (213) 740-3582

Chair: Thomas G. Cummings, Ph.D.


Harold Quinton Chair in Business Policy: Ian Mitroff, Ph.D.

University Professor; Distinguished Professor of Business Administration: Warren G. Bennis, Ph.D.

Distinguished Professor of Business: Edward E. Lawler, Ph.D.

Professors: Paul Adler, Ph.D.; Warren Bennis, Ph.D.; Philip Birnbaum-More, Ph.D.; Sarah E. Bonner, Ph.D., C.P.A.; John Boudreau, Ph.D.; Tim Campbell, Ph.D.; Thomas G. Cummings, Ph.D.; Larry E. Greiner, D.B.A.; Edward E. Lawler, Ph.D.; Morgan McCall, Ph.D.; Ian Mitroff, Ph.D.; Nandini Rajagopalan, Ph.D.; Kathleen Reardon, Ph.D.*

Associate Professors: Arvind Bhambri, D.B.A.; Peter Kim, Ph.D.; Julia Liebeskind, Ph.D.; Alan L. Patz, Ph.D.

Assistant Professors: Sandy Green, Jr., Ph.D.; Jonathan Jaffee, Ph.D.; Arturs Kalnins, Ph.D.; Mark Kennedy, Ph.D.; Ji-Yub Kim, Ph.D.; Kyle Mayer, Ph.D.; Alexandra Michel, Ph.D.; Jennifer Overbeck, Ph.D.; Christine Porath, Ph.D.; Robert Salomon, Ph.D.

Professors of Clinical Management and Organization: Judith Blumenthal, Ph.D.; Thomas Olson, Ph.D.; Robert B. Turrill, Ph.D.

Associate Professors of Clinical Management and Organization: Philip Cashia, M.B.A.; Carl W. Voigt, Ph.D.; Morley A. Winograd, B.A.

Assistant Professors of Clinical Management and Organization: Thomas D. Arnold, J.D.; Michael Coombs, Ph.D.; Katharine Harrington, Ph.D.; Helena Yli-Renko, S.C.D.

Research Professor: Richard Drobnick

Lecturer: Marina Kotsianas, M.A.

*Recipient of university-wide or school teaching award.

Accounting 306F
(213) 740-5033
FAX: (213) 740-7828

Chair: Valerie Folkes, Ph.D.


Robert E. Brooker Chair in Marketing: David W. Stewart, Ph.D.

Joseph A. DeBell Chair in Business Administration: C.W. Park, Ph.D.

Richard and Jarda Hurd Chair in Distribution Management: Gary L. Frazier, D.B.A.*

Jerry and Nancy Neely Chair in American Enterprise: Gerard Tellis, Ph.D.

Dave and Jeanne Tappan Chair in Marketing: Shantanu Dutta, Ph.D.; Allen Weiss, Ph.D.

Ernest Hahn Professorship in Marketing: Fred S. Zufryden, Ph.D.

Professors: Valerie Folkes, Ph.D.; Gary L. Frazier, D.B.A.*; Shantanu Dutta, Ph.D.; Deborah J. MacInnis, Ph.D.; C.W. Park, Ph.D.; David W. Stewart, Ph.D.; Gerard Tellis, Ph.D.; Allen Weiss, Ph.D.; Fred S. Zufryden, Ph.D.

Associate Professors: Michael Kamins, Ph.D.*; Sivaramakrishnan Siddarth, Ph.D.*

Assistant Professors: Kristin Diehl, Ph.D.; Lan Luo, Ph.D.; Rakesh Niraj, Ph.D.; Joseph C. Nunes, Ph.D.; Joseph Priester, Ph.D.; Kenneth Wilbur, Ph.D.

Professor of Clinical Marketing: James Ellis, M.B.A.*; Dennis Rook, Ph.D.

Associate Professors of Clinical Marketing: Diane Badame, Ph.D.; Rex Kovacevich, M.B.A.*; Dennis Schorr, Ph.D.

*Recipient of university-wide or school teaching award.

Emeritus Faculty

Emeritus Quinton Professor of Research: Olaf K. Helmer, Ph.D.

Emeritus Professors: Guilford C. Babcock, Ph.D.; Douglas Basil, Ph.D.; James D. Calderwood, Ph.D.; Robert Coffey, Ph.D.; William F. Crum, Ph.D., C.P.A.; Ben M. Enis, Ph.D.; Warren Erickson, Ph.D.; John E. Fleming, D.B.A.; Olaf K. Helmer; William C. Himstreet, Ed.D.; John Jaeger, Ph.D.; Walter B. Meigs, Ph.D., C.P.A.; Anelise N. Mosich, Ph.D., C.P.A.; Burt Nanus, Ph.D.; Rodolph H. Redmond, J.D.*; Alan Rowe, Ph.D.; George Schick, Ph.D.; Norman Sigband, Ph.D.; Jack D. Steele, D.B.A.; James Stevenson, Ph.D.

Academic Centers

Center for Management Communication
Accounting 400
(213) 740-0627
FAX: (213) 740-9428

Director: Paul Frommer, Ph.D.


Professors of Clinical Management Communication: J. Douglas Andrews, Ph.D.; Ellen-Linnea Dipprey, M.P.W.; Brenda Flores, M.B.A., C.P.A.; Shirley C. Maxey, M.A.*

Associate Professors of Clinical Management Communication: Sandra Chrystal, Ph.D.; Paul Frommer, Ph.D.; James Gosline, M.P.W.; Anne Hill, M.A.

Assistant Professors of Clinical Management Communication: Jeffry Abbott, M.A.; Jolanta M. Aritz, Ph.D.; Lee Cerling, Ph.D.; Stacy Geck, M.A.; Reginald Hubbard, Ph.D.; Yolanda Kirk, M.A.; Lucy Lee, Ph.D.; Sharoni Little, Ph.D.; Donna Miles, M.A.; James Owens, M.A.; Greg Patton, M.A.; Robyn Walker, Ph.D.; Naomi Warren, Ph.D.; Steven Weinberg, M.A.

Senior Lecturer: Jeff Smith, M.A.

Lecturer: Martha Townsend, M.A.;

*Recipient of university-wide or school teaching award.

Lloyd Greif Center for Entrepreneurial Studies
Bridge Hall 1
(213) 740-0641
FAX: (213) 740-2976

Director: Gene Miller, J.D., M.B.A.


Professors of Clinical Entrepreneurship: Kathleen R. Allen, Ph.D.*; William H. Crookston, Ph.D.; Thomas J. O'Malia, M.B.A.*

Assistant Professors of Clinical Entrepreneurship: Gene Miller, J.D., M.B.A.; Helena Yli-Renko, S.C.D.

*Recipient of university-wide or school teaching award.

Research Centers and Institutes

Advanced Technologies in Information Systems Program
Accounting 208
(213) 740-4856
FAX: (213) 747-2815

Director: Daniel O'Leary, Ph.D.

Center for Effective Organizations
Bridge Hall 204G
(213) 740-9814
FAX: (213) 740-4354

Director: Edward Lawler, Ph.D.

Center for International Business Education and Research
Student Administrative Services 212
(213) 740-2852
FAX: (213) 740-2858

Director: Richard Drobnick, Ph.D.

Center for Investment Studies
Hoffman Hall 700A
(213) 740-0674
FAX: (213) 747-6465

Director: SuPyng Ku, Ph.D.

Center for Telecom Management
Davidson Conference Center 217
(213) 740-0980
FAX: (213) 747-1602

Director: Morley Winograd, B.A.

Leadership Institute
Bridge Hall 308A
(213) 740-0728
FAX: (213) 747-3582

Executive Director: Thomas Cummings, Ph.D.

SEC and Financial Reporting Institute
Accounting 117
(213) 740-4838
FAX: (213) 747-2815

Director: William Holder, D.B.A.

USC Lusk Center for Real Estate
Ralph and Goldy Lewis Hall 331B
(213) 740-5000
FAX: (213) 740-26170

Director: Stuart Gabriel, Ph.D.