Category Archives: Spotlight Faculty

New Business Incubator Program in Placentia to Assist Aspiring Entrepreneurs

Mihaylo’s Center for Entrepreneurship is preparing to open the Center for Innovation, the first CSUF business incubator, in Placentia. The business incubator will utilize entrepreneurs in residence and industry-experienced mentors affiliated with the Center for Entrepreneurship to guide aspiring business … Continue reading

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Professor Alali Provides a Retrospective on the Great Recession

Mihaylo Accounting Professor Fatima Alali discusses the financial and accounting causes behind the Great Recession, the worst economic downturn of the new millennium. She looks at the changes in the industry since that crisis and the lessons for the future. … Continue reading

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Professor Huiran Pan Studies the Impact of the Housing Market on the Economy

  The housing market is a key component of the United States economy generally and the Southern California economy in particular. Mihaylo Professor Huiran Pan examines the key drivers of housing prices and their broader economic impact. Housing prices are … Continue reading

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Mihaylo Entrepreneurship Collaborates to Win $1 Million NSF Grant

The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded CSUF a $1 million grant that combines engineering and entrepreneurship education in an innovative after-school program in Anaheim. Entrepreneurship may be the lifeblood of the American economy, but many young people, particularly in … Continue reading

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Mihaylo Alumnus and Professor Discusses Growing California’s Exports on CNBC

Mihaylo alumnus and adjunct professor of global marketing Jeff Williamson ‘03, director of California State Trade and Exports Promotion, appears on CNBC to discuss the outlook for California food exports. California has the largest agricultural sector of any state in … Continue reading

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Electronic Customer Service: The Pros and Cons

Live-chat service has become a staple of modern communications. From universities like CSUF to auto companies like Toyota, consumers have grown accustomed to getting their questions answered in real-time via online chats. CSUF Professor Ofir Turel studies the positives and … Continue reading

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Professor Thomas Explores the Growing Field of Marketing Analytics

Mihaylo Marketing Professor Sunil Thomas has a passion for marketing analytics, a rapidly-growing field that requires business savvy, technical skills and attention to detail. Thomas recounts his personal background, the outlook for the marketing analytics industry and strategies for student … Continue reading

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Richard Parry: A Management Professor with a Legal Perspective

Risk management and business law are important aspects of the contemporary business world.  CSUF Management Professor Richard Parry uses his experience as a litigator to teach these subjects in Mihaylo’s MBA program. He shares the outlook for this industry, practical … Continue reading

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Faculty Spotlight

Dr. Farka received the 2010 CSUF Faculty Recognition Award for Scholarly and Creative Activity and is the Co-Director of the Institute for Economic and Environmental Studies. Her work at the Institute is to develop and presents the CSUF Economic Forecast which involves the assistance of students.

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Faculty Spotlight

Professor Harold Fraser is a full-time lecturer in the Management Department as well as co-director of the Entertainment and Tourism Management Center of Excellence. Professor Fraser began his career as a lecturer for California State University, Fullerton in the spring … Continue reading

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