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The USC Marshall School of Business team took the grand prize in the fourth annual Global Consulting Challenge. A group of 10 teams from top MBA programs in the United States and abroad participated in the challenge to develop a global business expansion plan for Herbalife International.

The University of Southern Californiaís 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, Ď46, 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 studentís program through the Pacific Rim Education Program (PRIME) which includes an educational trip outside the United States. At the undergraduate level, international education is incorporated in the Global Leadership Program (GLP), the Experiential Corporate Environment Learning (ExCEL) Program, and the International Exchange Program (IEP). To further enable the schoolís graduates to excel in tomorrowís organizations, the school incorporates technology throughout its programs. Students study the impact of innovation 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 bachelorís degrees, three additional bachelorís degrees as joint programs, four masterís degrees (including six M.B.A. programs and 12 M.B.A. dual degree programs), 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 studentsí potential to lead global enterprises.

USC Marshall School of Business

Senior Administration

Thomas Gilligan, Ph.D., Interim Dean

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

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

Deborah MacInnis, Vice Dean for Research and Doctoral Programs

Valerie Folkes, Ph.D., Vice Dean, Undergraduate Education

Courtney Surls, M.A., Associate Dean for External Relations

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

Gohar Palanjian, Director, Strategy and New Ventures

Anakkarat Barth, M.A., Director, International Partnerships

Undergraduate Administration

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

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

Tiffiani Frye, M.S., Director, Undergraduate Admissions

M.B.A. Administration

Cherie Scricca, M.S., Associate Dean, Full-Time, Part-Time and Executive M.B.A. Programs

Jack Lewis, Ph.D., Associate Dean, IBEAR M.B.A. and EMBA in Shanghai Programs

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

Keith Vaughn, M.B.A., Assistant Dean/Director, M.B.A. Admissions

Susan Hunt, Ph.D., Assistant Dean

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

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

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

Fujiko Terayama, B.A., Director, Admission and Administration, IBEAR M.B.A. Program

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
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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, Leventhal Masterís Programs

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


Alan Casden Deanís 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.

George Bozanic and Holman C. Hurt Chair in Sports and Entertainment Business: S. Mark Young, Ph.D.*

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.

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.

Leventhal International Faculty Fellow: Thomas W. Lin, Ph.D.

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. OíLeary, 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: Nerissa Brown, Ph.D.; Rebecca Hann, Ph.D.; MingYi Hung, Ph.D.; N. Emre Karaoglu, Ph.D.; Yvonne Lu, Ph.D.; Tatiana Sandino, Ph.D.; Wim Van der Stede, Ph.D.; Jieying Zhang, 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.; Shirley Maxey, M.A.; Leslie R. Porter, Ph.D.; Robert S. Roussey, B.S., C.P.A.; Robert Scharlach, B.S., C.P.A.; Bob Shames, M.B.A., 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.


Robert R. Dockson Deanís Chair in Business Administration: Thomas W. Gilligan, Ph.D.

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

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

Kevin L. Trefftzs Chair in Finance: 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 W. 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: 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.; Pedro Matos, Ph.D.; Micah Officer, Ph.D.; Oguzhan Ozbas, Ph.D.; Antonios Sangvinatsos, Ph.D.; Mark Westerfield, Ph.D.; Jan Zabojnik, Ph.D.

Lecturers: Robert Bridges, M.R.E.D.; Julia Plotts, M.B.A.*; 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 Professor of Clinical Finance and Business Economics: Tyrone W. Callahan, 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.


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

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

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

Assistant Professors: Ravi Aron, Ph.D.; Leon Chu, Ph.D.; Il-Horn Hann, Ph.D.; Steven Scott, Ph.D.; Greys Sosic, Ph.D.; Catherine Sugar, Ph.D.; Amy Ward, 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.; Francis Pereira, Ph.D.

Clinical Associate Professor: Ashok Srinivasan, Ph.D.

Emeritus Professors: Jack Borsting, Ph.D.; Richard McBride, 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 I. Mitroff, Ph.D.

Capt. Henry W. Simonsen Chair in Strategic Entrepreneurship: Nandini Rajagopalan, 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.; 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.

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.; David M. Carter, M.B.A.; Michael Coombs, Ph.D.; Katharine Harrington, Ph.D.; Helena Yli-Renko, S.C.D.

Research Professor: Richard Drobnick

*Recipient of university-wide or school teaching award.

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

Interim Chair: David W. Stewart, 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 J. Tellis, Ph.D.

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

USC Associates Chair in Business Administration: Valerie Folkes, Ph.D.

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

Charles L. and Ramona I. Hilliard Professorship Business Administration: Deborah MacInnis, 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.*; Joseph C. Nunes, Ph.D.; Sivaramakrishnan Siddarth, Ph.D.*

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

Professors 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.

Assistant Professor of Clinical Marketing: Therese Wilbur, M.B.A.

*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.; Jack Borsting, 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.; Richard McBride, 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.; Lucy Lee, Ph.D.; Robert McCann, Ph.D.; Naomi Warren, Ph.D.

Assistant Professors of Clinical Management Communication: Jolanta M. Aritz, Ph.D.; Stephen Byars, Ph.D.; Lee Cerling, Ph.D.; Stacy Geck, M.A.; Reginald Hubbard, Ph.D.; Yolanda Kirk, M.A.; Sharoni Little, Ph.D.; Donna Miles, M.A.; James Owens, M.A.; Greg Patton, M.A.; Marion Philadelphia, M.A.; Robyn Walker, 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: Thomas J. OíMalia, M.B.A., E.M.B.A.


Kinkoís Director Chair in Entrepreneurship: Thomas J. OíMalia, M.B.A.

Professors of Clinical Entrepreneurship: Kathleen R. Allen, Ph.D.*; William H. Crookston, Ph.D.*; Thomas J. OíMalia, 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 OíLeary, Ph.D.

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

Director: Edward Lawler, Ph.D.

Center for Global Business Excellence
Hoffman Hall 802B
(213) 740-1875
FAX: (213) 740-7701

Director: Richard Drobnick, Ph.D.

Center for Global Innovation
Accounting 301D
(213) 740-5031
FAX: (213) 740-7828

Director: Gerard Tellis, Ph.D.

Center for Global Logistics and Supply Chain
Bridge Hall 401
(213) 740-0625
FAX: (213) 740-7313

Director: Jonathan Yormack, Ph.D.

Center for International Business Education and Research
Hoffman Hall 802B
(213) 740-5364
FAX: (213) 740-7701

Director: Richard Drobnick, Ph.D.

Center for Investment Studies
Hoffman Hall 700A
(213) 821-1126
FAX: (213) 747-6465

Director: SuPyng Ku, Ph.D.

Center for Technology Commercialization
Bridge Hall 1
(213) 740-0659
FAX: (213) 740-2976

Director: Kathleen Allen, Ph.D.

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

Executive Director: Morley Winograd, B.A.

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

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.

Sports Business Institute
Bridge Hall 300
(213) 740-0728
FAX: (213) 740-3582

Executive Director: David Carter, M.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.