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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 

Dean Witter Foundation Faculty in Sustainable Management


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



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
Summer and Scott Meyer Faculty

 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 
MK Gratitude Fund Faculty

Carl Schneebeck, MBA

Effective Management, Communication & Action
MK Gratitude Fund Faculty

Dan Sevall, MBA, MS



 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
  • John Shegerian, Chairman and CEO of Electronic Recyclers International

Experts in Residence 

  • R. Paul Herman, CEO and Founder 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