Category Archives: Spotlight Faculty

Larry Howard: Mihaylo Professor with a Passion for Microeconomics

Mihaylo Economics Professor Larry Howard teaches both undergraduate and graduate courses in microeconomics. His research has included studies of economic policies impacting disadvantaged populations, including healthcare studies. Howard discusses his background and research on Medicaid.  “For many students, taking a … Continue reading

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Board Members’ Technical Knowledge: How Does It Impact Organizations?

Information technology (IT) is now one of the most important factors in organizational success across many fields and is increasingly viewed as a crucial management function. Mihaylo ISDS Professor Ofir Turel examines the importance of board of director-level IT governance … Continue reading

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Cuba and Vietnam: Transitioning from Command Economies to Free Market Systems

  With the collapse of the Soviet Union in 1991 and free market reforms in China that has enabled it to become the world’s second-largest economy, there are only a few nations that still retain command economies. Among these are … Continue reading

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Irene Lange: Marketing Professor Looks Back at 50 Years of Service to Mihaylo College

Mihaylo Marketing Professor Irene Lange has been involved with the CSUF business college for 50 years. She discusses her research during her career and the changes in the college and the industry. “Over 50 years, the essence of marketing, which … Continue reading

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Mihaylo Economics Professor Highlights the CSUF Budget Situation and How Students Can Get Involved

Mihaylo Economics Professor Robert W. Mead, chair of the university’s Planning, Resource and Budget Committee (PBRC) for 2014-2015, has presented the committee’s budget recommendations for the future. Mead discusses his proposals and how students can influence public officials to make … Continue reading

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Executive Council Recognizes Mihaylo Honors Student and Management Professor

Mihaylo’s Executive Council has selected Amber Jeanseau ’15, a marketing honors undergraduate, as the 2015 Outstanding Student and Mihaylo Management Professor Shaun Pichler as the 2015 Distinguished Faculty. For the past year, Amber Jeanseau ’15 has been president of Mihaylo’s Business Honors Program, … Continue reading

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Mihaylo Concludes a Stellar 2014-2015 Academic Year

This weekend marks the conclusion of the 2014-2015 academic year in which Mihaylo College strengthened its reputation as one of the premier business education institutions in Southern California. Following are some of the highlights from the past year. During the … Continue reading

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The Economies of the Indian Subcontinent: What Business Students Need to Know

  India is poised to become the most populous country in the world in the next few decades, and the rapidly growing country is now the 10th largest economy in the world in terms of GDP. Mihaylo Economics Professor Dipankar Purkayastha … Continue reading

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Mihaylo College Receives $1.5 Million Gift from Jeff Van Harte ’80 to Expand Student Investment Fund

By Laurie McLaughlin The gift will help establish a new investment management center at Mihaylo College and increase the existing student-managed investment fund. For the last four years, Jeff Van Harte ’80 (finance) has worked side-by-side with students in the Applied … Continue reading

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Mihaylo Professor Jeff Williamson ’03 Discusses Port Strike on PBS Television

Mihaylo alumnus and adjunct professor Jeff Williamson ’03 discusses the impact of the West Coast port strike on PBS’ “Nightly Business Report” on Feb. 24. Jeff Williamson ’03, adjunct Mihaylo marketing professor and director of the Center for International Trade Development, … Continue reading

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