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Core Faculty | Visiting Scholars | Staff

Office of the Dean

Carolyn Sherwood Call
Associate Dean and MBA Academic Director
GSB 236
Office Hours: Thursday 3:30-5:00

Professional Interests: Climate change policy, sustainable business, strategies, environmental economics, public policy, applied microeconomics

Lori Bamberger
Director, Public Policy Program
Professor of Practice
GSB 237, 510.430.3375,
Office Hours: Tuesday, 10:45-11:45, Wednesday, 3:00-4:00 and by appointment

Professional Interests: Affordable housing and asset-building, energy efficiency and financing, and cross-sectoral alliance-building

Graduate School of Business Faculty
Kate Karniouchina Kate Karniouchina
Associate Professor of Business
GSB 229
Office Hours: Monday 2:00-4:00

Professional Interests: Marketing, marketing/finance/strategy interface issues, new product development, motion pictures, Bayesian estimation and hierarchical data structures
Lorien Rice
Associate Professor of Economics
James Irvine Professorship
GSB 233
Office Hours: Monday 11:00-12:00, Tuesday 1:15-2:00, Wednesday 11:00-12:00, Thursday 1:30-3:00

Professional Interests: Labor economics, public policy, poverty, education economics, applied econometrics
Roger Sparks Roger Sparks
Professor of Economics
GSB 231
Office Hours: Monday 1:30-4:00, Tuesday 2:00-4:00 and by appointment

Professional Interests: Applied microeconomics, banking, energy economics, labor economics
Carol Theokary Carol Theokary
Assistant Professor of Business
GSB 227
Office Hours: Monday 11:00-12:00, Tuesday 2:30-3:30

Professional Interests: Service design, healthcare supply chains, service quality, cost efficiency

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Visiting Scholars
Jasmin Ansar

Jasmin Ansar
Visiting Assistant Professor
GSB 235D
510.220.6918, 510.430.3303,
Office Hours: Wednesday 12:15-1:00 and 2:00-3:00 and by appointment

Professional Interests: Data analysis, forecasting, econometric modeling, energy markets, environmental economics

Seth Barad

Seth Barad
Professor of Business Practice
GSB 226
Office Hours: Wednesday 11:00-1:00 and by appointment only

Professional Interests: Non-profit management, management consulting, management communications

Mark Bichsel

Mark Bichsel
Professor of Business Practice
GSB 235B
Office Hours: Monday, 5:00-6:30

Professional Interests: Accounting

Lisa Cain

Lisa Cain
Visiting Assistant Professor
GSB 235
Office Hours: Thursday 5:00-6:30 and by appointment

Professional Interests: Sales force management, entrepreneurship, social media and internet marketing

Neha Dave

Neha Dave
GSB 228
Office Hours: Thursday 12:15-1:20 and by appointment

Professional Interests: Finance, micro and macro economic theory, development economics, economics of globalization, international trade and finance

Robert Kennedy
GSB 235

Professional Interests: Real estate investment, micro/local agriculture

Darcelle Lahr
Professor of Business Practice
GSB 230
Office Hours: Wednesday 9:15-10:45

Professional Interests: Business growth strategy, business ethics, management consulting, entrepreneurship/small business management, program management

Jessica Notini
Visiting Assistant Professor
GSB 235

Professional Interests: alternative dispute resolutions

Denise Pinkston

Denise Pinkston
GSB 235

Professional Interests: Real estate, land use, economic development, green building, affordable housing, infill mixed use projects, environmental review and impact management

Denise Pinkston

Rebecca Portnoy
Visiting Assistant Professor
GSB 235
Office Hours: Tuesday 5:00

Professional Interests: Managerial and organizational development

Peter Secor
GSB 235
Office Hours: Thursday 6:00-7:00 or by appointment

Professional Interests: Digital marketing, technology investment, business strategy and governance, software development, data analytics

Martha Sellers
GSB 230
Office Hours: Tuesday 5:00-6:45 and by appointment (email to schedule)

Professional Interests: Credit risk, portfolio credit risk, corporate capital structure

Sheila Shain
GSB 226
Office Hours: Tuesday 6:15-6:45, Thursday 3:15-3:45

Professional Interests: Technology in accounting and in education, business ethics

Eric Sullivan
GSB 235

Professional Interests: Corporate acquisitions, early stage technology companies, commercial real estate, financial arbitrage, entrepreneurial ventures

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Ilana Golin
Director, MBA/MPP Career Services and External Relations
GSB 210, 510.430.2179,

Chris Fogarty
Career Advisor and Executive Coach
GSB 214B, 510.430.2389,

Ife Tayo Walker
Manager of MBA/MPP Student Services and Operations
GSB 214A, 510.430.2147,

Keelia Murphy
Manager, Office of the Dean and Faculty Support, MBA/MPP
GSB 219, 510.430.2099,

Evan Friedenberg
Administrative Assistant
GSB 217, 510.430.2194,

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Last Updated: 7/20/16