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eleven college of business faculty portraits2013 Tenure and Promotion appointments announced

The College of Business is very honored and pleased to announce the following faculty have been granted tenure and promotion to the rank of associate professor by President Leslie Wong effective the first day of the fall 2013 semester.

Congratulations to all of these outstanding faculty for their hard work and commitment to the College of Business and San Francisco State University, and most important, to our students. Your scholarly achievements are to be admired.

A special thank you to the department RTP committees and faculty chairs for their support of faculty development.

To read more about the faculty, see News + Events :
2013 Tenure and Promotion appointments announced

  • Leyla Ozsen -- Decision Sciences
  • Sada Soorapanth -- Decision Sciences
  • Kirill Chernomaz -- Economics
  • Donglin Li -- Finance
  • Mehmet Ergul -- Hospitality and Tourism Management
  • Denise Kleinrichert -- Assistant Professor, Management
  • Eric Lamm -- Management
  • Peter Melhus -- Management
  • Veronika Papyrina --Marketing
  • Ian Sinapuelas -- Marketing

About the College of Business Faculty

The College of Business has 104 tenure-track and tenured faculty with Ph.D.s., and there are approximately 18 part-time faculty members.

Full-time faculty members received their Ph.D. degrees from institutions such as University of California, Berkeley and Los Angeles (UCLA); Stanford University, Harvard University; University of Southern California; Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Georgia State University; Carnegie Mellon, Purdue University; University of North Carolina; and University of Washington.

Non-US born faculty members were originally from China, Taiwan, Hong Kong, India, Bangladesh, Turkey, Korea, Russia, Bulgaria, Philippines, Great Britain, Australia, Lebanon, Egypt, and Germany.


Ethnicity* Percent
*Self-reported; includes non-U.S. born faculty
Asian American 26.5
Hispanic 1.1
African American 4.2
Pacific Islander 4.8
White 59.8
Other 3.7


Gender Percent
Female 33.3
Male 66.7



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