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Faculty

Presidio Graduate School’s community of world-class faculty is composed of scholar-practitioners, with subject matter expertise in subjects ranging from ecological economics and clean technology to social entrepreneurship and urban sustainability. They are at the forefront of scholarship, teaching and practice in the field of sustainable management. Together with our guest lecturers and academic advisors, PGS faculty offer our students an extraordinary resource for developing their skills and knowledge.

Core Faculty

Ryan Cabinte, MBA, JD

Associate Dean of the MPA and Dual Degree Programs
Market Failures & the Regulatory Environment
 

 

Dwight Collins, PhD

Associate Dean of the MBA Program
Operations and Production
 

 

Steven Crane, PhD

Managerial Finance 

 

 

Dariush Rafinejad, PhD

Sustainable Products and Services
Sustainable Energy Management
 

 

Cynthia Scott, PhD, MPH

Leadership for Sustainable Management

 

 

 

Adjunct Faculty

Nizar Abdallah, MBA, PhD

Sustainable Energy Management 
 

 

Joy Amulya, EdD

Integrative MPA Capstone 

 

 Sanjay Bonde, BE, MBA

Strategy

 

Alison Cohen, MPH

Research Methods & Policy Evaluation 

 

Erin Cooke, MPA

Civic Leadership, Decision-Making, & Systems Thinking
Intergrative MPA Capstone

 
Robert Coombs, MBA

Managerial Marketing 

 

Tammy Esteves, PhD

Introduction to Public Administration & Policy
Information Management, Technology & Policy

 

Mark Fabionar, MA

Culture, Values & Ethics

 

 Seth Familian, MBA

Managerial Marketing

 

Vanessa Fry, MBA


 

Scott Fullwiler, PhD

Capital Markets

 

Beau Giannini, MBA

Director of the Capstone Program
Capstone Professor of Entrepreneurship

 

 Aaron Greene, MBA

MBA Integrative Capstone

 

Allen Hershkowitz, PhD

Principles of Sustainable Management
The Business of Sports and Sustainability

 

 Danielle Jarvie, MA

Quantitative Methods for Business and Public Administration

 

Joseph Kott, PhD

Sustainable Urban Development and Policy

 

Donna LaSala, MPA

Public Sector Finance
Information Management, Technology & Policy

 

Thomas Li

Managerial Accounting

 

Martin Medeiros, MA

Micro- and Macroeconomics
Ecological Economics & Macroeconomics

 

Nils Moe, MBA, MS

Effective Management, Communication & Action 

 

Carl Schneebeck, MBA

Effective Management, Communication & Action

 

Dan Sevall, MBA, MS


 

Alicia Stammer, MS

Culture, Values & Ethics

 

 Wendy Weiden, MPA

Market Failures and the Regulatory Environment

 

Marsha Willard, PhD

Principles of Sustainable Management

 

Kristin York, MBA

Sustainable Urban Development, Economics, and Policy
Implementation of Sustainable Practices

 

 

Visiting Fellows in Sports and Sustainability

  • Omar Mitchell, Director of the NHL Sustainability Program and Director of the NHL Foundation
  • Neil Boland, VP for Information Services and Special Projects, Office of the Commissioner at MLB

Experts in Residence 

  • R. Paul Herman, CEO and Hounder of HIP Investor
  • Warner Phillips, MA, Operating Partner at Pegasus Capital Partners, an Advisor to Nest Labs, and Board Chair of the Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institute
  • Wood Turner, MA, outgoing Vice President of Sustainability Innovation at Stonyfield Farm
  • Sandra Taylor, JD, MBA, President and CEO of Sustainable Business International