Faculty & Staff Contacts

School of Management
Business Tower 650
Phone: 408-924-3550
Fax: 408-924-3555
Zip: 0070

Staff Contacts

Nancy DaSilvaNancy Da Silva, Professor
School Director
Office: BT 650




Michelle Del Real
Department Analyst
Office BT 650



Fidelio Adriano
Administrative Coordinator
Office BT 650



Faculty Contact and  Office Hours  

Office hours are now virtual and may be differnt due to current COVID 19 situation - please contact professor directly.  

Thomas Altura

Thomas Altura, Assistant Professor
Office: BT 665
Email: thomas.altura@sjsu.edu
Phone: 408-924-7884
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Tom Altura is an assistant professor in the School of Management at San Jose State University. He received his Ph.D. and M.B.A. from the UCLA Anderson School of Management, and holds a B.A. in Anthropology, also from UCLA. Tom’s research focuses on organizational and institutional change and has been published in the leading journal, Business & Society. He teaches in the Lucas College and Graduate School of Business’s undergraduate and M.B.A. programs, as well as the College of Engineering’s M.S. Engineering, Specialization in Business Leadership program. Tom currently teaches Developing and Managing People, Organization Theory, and Managing Organizational Change.

Art Casy

Art Casey, Lecturer
Office: BT 555
Email: arthur.casey@sjsu.edu
Phone: Email Only
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Art Casey is a trial attorney at Casey Law Group in Los Gatos, California with a J.D. from Santa Clara University and a B.A. from University of San Diego. He has been an author and lecturer for California Continuing Education of the Bar (CEB) for several years, including Chapter Author for CEB Publication, California Civil Discovery Practice, 4th Ed. (2006). He is a member of DRI (a national organization of attorneys in the civil trial defense bar) and a longstanding member of Northern California Association of Defense Counsel. Art has been teaching in the School of Management at San Jose State University for the past 12 years.

Chou_SingmaySingmay Chou, Adjunct professor
Office: BT 222
Email: singmay.chou@sjsu.edu
Phone: Email Only
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Singmay Chou has lived and worked in the Asia region since 1996.  She spends part of the year in the San Jose area and teaches Strategic Management at San Jose State University.  She is the Director of Kapok Tree Limited, a consulting firm in change management, strategic planning and organizational effectiveness.  Singmay also teaches at The Asia-Pacific Institute of Business, The Chinese University of Hong Kong.  Her prior business experience includes positions as Vice President of Marketing and Product for Luxottica Retail Greater China, General Manager of Marketing for Dragonair, and consultant with Towers Perrin. She earned a BS in Economics from the Wharton School, BA in East Asian Studies from University of Pennsylvania, and an MBA from Harvard Business School.

John Cleveland, Lecturer
Office: BT 555
Email: john.cleveland@sjsu.edu
Phone: Email Only
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John Cleveland is responsible for leading Seagate’s global human resources efforts, including: compensation and benefits, leadership and learning, staffing, HR central transaction centers, HR compliance, internal communications and community engagement.
Prior to joining Seagate in 2006, Cleveland held HR leadership roles at notable high-technology systems, software, semiconductor and aerospace companies, including Synopsys, Xilinx and VLSI.
Cleveland holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of California at Berkeley and an MBA from Pepperdine University.

Nanette Clinch

Nanette Clinch, Lecturer
Office: BT 664
Email: nanette.clinch@sjsu.edu
Phone: 408-924-3515
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Nanette Clinch is an experienced attorney in the areas of litigation, environmental law, real estate and business. Nanette earned her Ph.D. from the University of Toronto in 1979 and a J.D. degree from Rutgers School of Law in Newark, New Jersey. Prior to teaching at San Jose State, Nanette taught at National Hispanic University in San Jose, California and at the Chapman University extension campus in Santa Clara County, California. Courses taught at the Lucas College and Graduate School of Business include Law and Ethics for M.B.A. students and Legal Environment of Business for undergraduate students. Current research focuses on social media, ethics of new technologies, international corruption, and law and literature.

Nancy DaSilvaNancy Da Silva, Professor, School Director
Office: BT 262
Email: nancy.dasilva@sjsu.edu

Nancy Da Silva is a professor of Management, with a background in Industrial and Organizational Psychology with a Ph.D. from the University of Houston. She conducts research in the area of positive psychology with a focus on employee creativity, innovation, and job engagement.  In addition, Nancy studies the impact of telecommuting on employee attitudes and behaviors. She has consulted for the following organizations: Sapience Group, Survey and Policy Research Institute at San Jose State University, the Vandaveer Group, Inc., and FSD Data Services, Inc. Her consulting primarily focuses on survey development, validation of assessment tools and statistical analyses.

Joseph Dworak

Joseph Dworak, Lecturer
Office: BT 650
Email: jed@berliner.com
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Joseph Dworak, is a senior partner - a commercial litigation attorney at  Berliner Cohen in San Jose., CA.  He handles a broad range of complex commercial cases. He has obtained the largest settlement and longest jury trial in the law firm’s history. He fostered his law firm’s  expansion, opening several branches in California. He has served as a Judge Pro Tem for the Superior Court of California and acting Special Master for the State Bar of California.  He was selected  as “Super Lawyer”  by the San Francisco Magazine for his professional achievement.

Walter Easter

Walter Easter, Lecturer 
Office: BT 555
Email: walter.easter@sjsu.edu
Phone: Email Only
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Dr. Walter Easter has successfully owned and operated a small business for 34 years. He co-authored a book “The ABC’s of Marketing a Successful Business.” As Senior Advisor to the G.o.A.L. (Generation of Aspirational Leaders) team, Dr. Easter was instrumental in developing and implementing criteria for measuring student success. He recently presented a research paper "Creating Community for Students' Academic and Career Success" at the American Society of Business and Behavioral Sciences in Las Vegas. Dr. Easter received his DDS in dentistry from the University of California, San Francisco, an MBA from Louisiana State University, Shreveport, and a BS from University of California, Davis. He is a Fellow of the American College of Dentists.

Francis_SteveSteven Francis, Lecturer
Office: BT 557
Email: steven.francis@sjsu.edu
Phone: Email Only
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Steven M. Francis has extensive entrepreneurial business experience that includes ownership and management of a niche communications electronics manufacturing firm, consulting for both the software and service industries, and international marketing/sales activities within the wireless communications industry. His education consists of a B.S. in Business/Marketing, M.B.A., M.A. in Applied Economics, and a Doctoral in Business Administration with a special emphasis on strategic marketing and management (ABD). Over the past number of years he has brought an applied perspective to student learning while teaching business courses at both the graduate and undergraduate levels at San Jose State and Golden Gate Universities.

Monica Gavino

Monica Gavino, Associate Professor 
Office: BT 662
Email: monica.gavino@sjsu.edu
Phone: 408-924-3575
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Monica Gavino teaches human resources management courses; and has taught diversity in organizations, strategic human resources, and the management experience to both undergraduate and MBA students.  She received her doctorate in Human Resources Management from the University of Illinois at Chicago and her MBA from Roosevelt University in Chicago.  She has over 25 years of experience in the HR field as a human resources executive and consultant.  Her areas of interest and research include studying employee engagement, human resource practices and employee and organizational outcomes, diversity and inclusion in organizations, Latino entrepreneurs and technology, and student success factors in Hispanic Serving Institutions.  She has published her research in Human Resource Management, The International Journal of Organizational Diversity, The Business Journal of Hispanic Research, and Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion: an International Journal, the Academy of Entrepreneurship Journal, and Journal of Women’s Entrepreneurship and Education.  


Larry Gee, Lecturer
Office: BT 264
Email: larry.gee@sjsu.edu
Phone: 408-712-8092
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Larry Gee is a lecturer at San Jose State University.  He received his Masters of Science and Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from California State University, Chico, and a Masters in Business Administration from Golden Gate University.  He has also completed the advance project management program at Stanford University, and George Washington University. He is a Certified Project Management Professional. Larry worked for a Fortune 50 Information Technology Services industry company for over 32 years. During which time he has held various positions in programming, line management, strategic management, business development, marketing, computing infrastructure services, information systems and technology, and as a certified executive project manager. He is currently a consultant managing Information Systems and Information Technology health care strategic programs. 

Allyson Gomez, Lecturer
Office: BT 660
Email: Allyson.gomez@sjsu.edu
Phone: Email Only
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Allyson Gomez is an accomplished professional with experience in global, high-tech, education, and diverse environments. She is currently a Senior HR Business Partner at Salesforce. Prior to this, she held various roles at Symantec including Project Specialist, Training & Development, and HR Manager. In her spare time she likes to hang out with friends and family, travel, be active, and volunteer. She earned her Masters of Science in Organization Development at USF and her Bachelors of Science in Business Administration (Human Resources Management) at SJSU. She was very active as a student, participating in Greek Life, Student Leadership, and International Programs. She spent most of her time here in the Peer Mentor Program empowering first time freshmen to succeed in college. Go Spartans!

Mike Hill

Mike Hill, Lecturer
Office: BT 655
Email: mike.hill@sjsu.edu
Phone: 408-924-2792
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Mike is the Director of Integrated Talent Management at Applied Materials Company. He has over 30 years of experience in Human Resources and talent development. He holds a Masters in Education and MBA and Ph.D. in Human and Organization Development. His is currently focused on executive assessment and leadership development.  He has also held the position of Board President for a non-profit focused on grade school students keeping up with their classmates. He has consulted with a wide variety of organizations helping them to build leadership teams, set strategies and solve organization issues including organizational design. He has traveled extensively in Europe and Asia and lived abroad in Germany while building a new factory.


Jaideep Jain, Lecturer 
Office: BT 564
Email: jaideep.jain@sjsu.edu    
Phone: Email Only
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Jaideep Jain is an entrepreneur with over 25 years of experience leading technology organizations and large cross-functional global teams. He is currently CEO of TapCars in San Jose.  Jaideep has successfully exited his previous startup and is on the advisory board for several technology companies.  He is passionate about creating compelling new products and experiences utilizing new technologies with a focus on Internet of Things (IoT), data security and data analytics. He has a Masters in Computer Science from Kansas State University.

Camille Johnson, Professor
Office:BT 354
Email: camille.johnson@sjsu.edu
Phone: 408-924-3416
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Camille Johnson is a professor in the School of Management at the Lucas College and Graduate School of Business. Previously, she was the Chief Operations Manager to the Provost supporting strategic initiatives, providing oversight of operational functions, coordinating with other units, and advocating for inclusive excellence. Other previous roles include the Director of Accreditation for the College of Business, interim chair of Educational Leadership in the Lurie College of Education, and Chair of the University WASC Accreditation Committee.  She has a B.A. in psychology from Carleton College, a M.A. in applied social psychology from Claremont Graduate University and a Ph.D. psychology from The Ohio State University, with a major in social psychology and a minor in quantitative psychology. She completed a post-doctoral fellowship at Stanford University’s Graduate School of Business. She has published in the top journals in social psychology and her research interests include first-generation college student performance, social comparison, interracial interactions, and women in science and academic leadership.

Susanna Khavul, Professor
Office: BT 359
Email: susanna.khavul@sjsu.edu
Phone: 408-924-3502
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Nancy LongNancy Long, Lecturer
Office: BT 655
Email: nancy.long@sjsu.edu
Phone: 408-924-8045
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Nancy Long is a highly accomplished global human resources executive who was most recently part of the executive leadership team at Hitachi Data Systems, where she held the position of Executive Vice President and Chief HR Officer.  Prior to joining Hitachi Data Systems in 2006, she was Senior VP of HR at O’Connor Hospital in San Jose, CA. She also worked at HP for 24 years where her most recent role was Vice President of Human Resources for Global Marketing. She is the recipient of several industry awards such as HR Executive of the Year (HR Symposium, Silicon Valley) and Mentor of the Year (Stevie Awards) during her tenure as an HR leader. Her unique background brings a business acumen that is unusual among Human Resources professionals.

matthew MaguireMatthew Maguire, Assistant Professor 
Office: BT 658
Email: matthew.maguire@sjsu.edu
Phone: Email Only
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Matthew Maguire is an assistant professor in the Management School at San José State University, with a background in comparative political economy, business-government relations, and corporate social responsibility. Matt has a Ph.D. in political science from Boston University, an M.Sc. in comparative politics from the London School of Economics, and a B.A. in history from Cornell University. He has traveled extensively throughout Europe for fieldwork and has held visiting positions at the Max Planck Institute for the Study of Societies in Cologne and the Institute for Human Sciences in Vienna. His current work examines the relationship between public policy and CSR in the case of corporate non-financial reporting.

Gita Mathur

Gita Mathur, Professor
Office: BT 358
Email: gita.mathur@sjsu.edu
Phone: 408-924-3553
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Gita Mathur teaches strategic management, operations management, project management, product development, and management of innovation.  She has several years of industry and consulting experience with technology-based companies. Gita held engineering and management positions in the semiconductor industry with Harris Corporation (1985-1991). She was a Principal with the management consulting firm PRTM (1996-2000). Gita holds B.Tech and M.Tech degrees in Electrical Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi (1978, 1981), a Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (1985), an MBA from UC Berkeley (1991), and a DBA in Technology and Operations Management from Harvard Business School (1996).


Mattarelli, Elisa
Office: BT 654
Email: Elisa.mattarelli@sjsu.edu
Phone: 924-3569
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Elisa Mattarelli is Associate Professor at the School of Management of SJSU and a faculty member of the Ph.D. program in Management of LUISS University in Rome. Previously, she was Associate Professor at the University of Modena and Reggio Emilia in Italy. She did a post doc at the University of Arizona in 2005 and was a Fulbright visiting professor at Stanford University in 2016-2017. Her research interests include team dynamics, identity processes, and collaborative technology use, with a focus on distributed and knowledge intensive organizational contexts.

 Moore_Shari Shari Moore, Lecturer
Office: BT 656
Email: shari.moore@sjsu.edu
Phone: 408-924-2254
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Shari Moore has an extensive track record as a HR Executive. Currently, she is the Vice President, Human Resources at the Institute on Aging in San Francisco.  Shari has held senior HR leadership roles at Fortune 500 companies such as NetApp, Hitachi Data Systems and Hewlett-Packard, in addition to leading the HR function at several small- and mid-size organizations.  As an alumnus of Cal Poly, she serves on the Deans Advisory Council and has also taught part-time in the MS in HR program at Golden Gate University. Shari earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration, concentrating in accounting, from Cal Poly and earned a MBA from Yale University. She holds multiple certifications in HR including SHRM–SCP, Global Professional in Human Resources, and Senior Professional in Human Resources.

Elizabeth MullenElizabeth Mullen, Assistant Professor
Office: BT 659
Email: elizabeth.mullen@sjsu.edu
Phone: 408-924-7883
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Elizabeth Mullen researches the roles that people’s emotions, values, and moral convictions play in shaping their perceptions of fairness and reactions to transgressions. In addition, she investigates how individuals regulate and evaluate their own and others’ ethical behavior.  Her work has appeared in numerous scholarly journals and has been funded by the National Science Foundation. She serves on the editorial boards at the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, Social Psychological and Personality Science, Analyses of Social Issues and Public Policy, and Social Justice Research. Prior to joining SJSU, she held faculty positions at George Washington University and the Stanford Graduate School of Business.  

Yeonji No

Yeonji No, Lecturer
Office: BT 656
Email: yeonji.no@sjsu.edu
Phone: Email Only
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Yeonji No received her Ph.D. in Public Policy from Georgia Institute of Technology and her M.A. in Sociology from the University of Illinois at Chicago. She was the recipient of the Ivan Allen Dean’s Fellowship at Georgia Institute of Technology in 2011. She teaches Strategic Management and Negotiation and Conflict Resolution.

Mariah Patterson 
Office: BT656
Email: Mariah.patterson@sjsu.edu
Phone: 408-924-3802
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Mariah Patterson is an Associate Survey Consultant at Radford (part of Aon plc). She received her MS in Industrial and Organizational Psychology from San Jose State University and her BA in Psychology from CSU, Sacramento where she graduated with honors. Mariah is a member of both the Association for Psychological Science and SIOP where she has published research articles like her thesis, which explored the benefits of having proactive personalities in the workplace. Other areas Mariah has researched include leadership perceptions on minority status and reward decisions from compensation descriptions and participant gender. A member of the Silicon Valley Compensation Association, Mariah is interested in keeping up to date with current research and legislation concerning employee compensation.

Rolanda PollardRolanda P. Farrington Pollard, Lecturer
Office: BT 664
Email: rolanda.pollard@sjsu.edu
Phone: 408-924-3502
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Rolanda P. Farrington Pollard, Ph.D. holds graduate degrees in Business Administration (MBA) and Organizational Psychology (MA and Ph.D.) and has over 15 years of teaching and consulting experience. She teaches a wide range of Organizational Theory and Management courses, in three departments, at the undergraduate and graduate levels. As a consultant, she has facilitated strategic planning, team-building, and leadership development processes for companies such as The Gap, Sun Microsystems, 3COM, Via Rehabilitation, San Jose State University, and the American Red Cross. Research areas include policy work for the City of San Jose, organizational communication, online teaching, pedagogy, women entrepreneurs, organizational culture, organizational change, the innovation-leadership relationship, family business, and succession planning.

Gary RadineGary D. Radine, Lecturer
Office: BT 655
Email: gary.radine@sjsu.edu
Phone: 650-787-5956
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Gary D. Radine joined SJSU’s Lucas College and Graduate School of Business after 37 years in Chief Executive Officer roles with Delta Dental, a dental insurance enterprise.  He built a mid-Atlantic operation from $6 million in annual revenue to $500 million, merged that entity to create a 15-state operation headquartered in California and brought that entity from $3 billion in annual revenue to $8 billion in “zero sum game” markets. With 97% renewal rates, the entity grew to cover 35 million enrollees across 25,000 purchasers plus started a new company in Mexico, covering 1 million there. He spearheaded a multi-vendor technology turnover without loss of market position. He earned his Bachelor’s degree from San José State University and his Master’s degree from CSU-Dominguez Hills.

Raghuram, Sumita
Office: BT 652
Email: Sumita.raghuram@sjsu.edu
Phone: 924-3567
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Alaka Rao, Associate Professor
Office: BT 663
Email: alaka.rao@sjsu.edu
Phone: 408-924-3417
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Alaka N. Rao received her Ph.D. in Organizational Behavior from the Graduate School of Management at UC Irvine and her Bachelor Degree in Economics from UC Berkeley. Dr. Rao’s research centers on the management of complex collaborations across geographical and cultural divides. Her current research examines the critical role of culture, employee cognition, and trust in the management of teams. Dr. Rao has also conducted research on how managers exchange and build trust in countries lacking institutional support. Her work has been published in management journals, such as the Journal of International Business Studies. Dr. Rao has also been the recipient of various grants, including the California State University Research Grant and the Junior Faculty Career Development Grant.

Simon Rodan, Professor
Office: BT 457
Email: simon.rodan@sjsu.edu
Phone: Email Only
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Simon Rodan has an MBA and a Ph.D. from INSEAD, France. Prior to joining the Lucas College in 2002, he was a visiting scholar at Stanford University (1999-2002), worked as a research Associate at INSEAD (1991-1994), as a Systems Engineer (1982-1986) and as a Marketing Representative (1986-1989) at IBM(UK). His research focuses on social networks, knowledge exchange and innovativeness.

Ron Roman

Ronald Roman, Lecturer
Office: BT 652
Email: ronald.roman@sjsu.edu
Phone: 408-924-8051
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Ronald M. Roman teaches and conducts research in the areas of corporate responsibility, sustainability, and business ethics. His research has received awards of excellence including ‘Best Case of the Year’ award given by the Case Research Journal. Ron is a member of the advisory board for SJSU’s Green Ninja Project, which educates young people about our changing climate. Additionally, he is an active impact investor who uses the power of the shareholder proposal to effect change in organizations. Ron received his Ph.D. from the University of Pittsburgh. Prior to pursuing a Ph.D., Ron worked in corporate finance and also co-founded a computer education and consulting firm.

SchwartzMark Schwartz, Lecturer
Office: BT 660
Email: mark.schwartz@sjsu.edu
Phone: 408-924-4848  
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Mark Schwartz is a biotechnology executive, having been CEO of several private and public biotechnology companies. His experience ranges from private and public company financings, strategic planning and transactions, clinical and product development, regulatory affairs, business development, sales and marketing, and career development. He has worked in a wide range of life science businesses, including genomics, diagnostics, instrumentation, services and drug development. Dr. Schwartz serves on the Board of Directors for Targazyme, Inc., and as an advisor to Genterac and NeoLight. An adjunct professor for the Masters of Biotechnology program at San Jose State since 2010, and has previously served on the board of the Biotechnology Industry Association. He received his B.A. from Grinnell College and his Ph.D. in chemistry from Arizona State University.

Thomas Shirley

Thomas Shirley, Lecturer
Office: BT 557
Email: thomas.shirley@sjsu.edu
Phone: Email Only
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Thomas Shirley earned his Ph.D. at UC Davis and his Masters of Business Administration in International Business and a Master’s of Science in Computer Information Systems from the University of Miami in Coral Gables, Florida.  Prior to his role at SJSU, he served as a mergers and acquisitions advisor and an executive with McKinsey, KPMG, and General Electric. He teaches strategic management, international business, and global leadership.


Tan, Janet
BT 452
M/T 0900-1000
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VyasEkta.Ekta Vyas, Lecturer
Office: 564  
Email: ekta.vyas@sjsu.edu
Phone: 408-924-6037
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Ekta Vyas is a Director of Human Resources at Stanford Children’s Health. She received her PhD from Capella University, and M.S. in Industrial/Organizational Psychology from SJSU. Ekta has also held HR positions at SJSU, Zomax Inc., and provided consulting services to various organizations. Ekta is a certified Strategic HR Practitioner from Cornell University, Strategic HR Business Partner and Human Capital Strategist from HCI (Human Capital Institute), and Emotional Intelligence Assessor and Coach from Six Seconds. As a scholar-practitioner, Ekta is a member of SIOP and Academy of Management, and publishes her research in academic journals. Her areas of practitioner expertise and research interest include strategic human resource management, transformational change and leadership, emotional intelligence, employee engagement, people analytics, performance management, talent management and compensation.


Chunlei Wang, Associate Professor 
Office: BT 653 
Email: chunlei.wang@sjsu.edu
Phone: 408-924-2775
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Chunlei Wang teaches strategic management courses at undergraduate and graduate levels. His research interests include social network analysis, knowledge networks, innovation generation and diffusion, and economic sociology. He published a paper with his collaborators on exploratory innovation in the Academy of Management Journal. He received a Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy from Peking University, a Master of Arts in Sociology from the Ohio State University, a Master of Arts in Sociology and a PhD in Sociology from Stanford University. He is married and has a daughter. He enjoys spending time with his wife, daughter, and church family.

Pamela WellsPamela Wells, Lecturer
Office: BT 656 
Email: pamela.wells@sjsu.edu
Phone: Email Only
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Pamela Wells received her M.S. from San Jose State in 2005. She is a Managing Partner of Critical Moments Safety Training, LLC, and serves as a mediator for the Santa Clara County Office of Human Relations and consultant for the Destiny Re-Entry Program. Her activities on campus include Faculty Advisor for the Latino Business Student Association and Passport Program Coordinator for the Global Leadership Advancement Center. She is a recipient of San Jose State University’s Master Teacher Award.


George Whaley, Emeritus  
Office: BT 560
Phone: 408-924-3564
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Inae Yang (Lena), Lecturer
Office: BT 452
Email: inae.yang@sjsu.edu
Phone: 408-660-6202
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Lena Yang is an attorney with a doctoral degree in law from Tulane University Law School in New Orleans. She is a member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators. She has been teaching undergraduate courses in business law, international business, and negotiation and conflict resolution since 2013.