Business School Faculty

Michael Aquilina

M.A., Masters of Business Administration. San Jose State University, CA, 1998

B.S., Computer Science, San Francisco State University, CA, 1989

Ahmed Banafa

M.S., Electrical Engineering, Lehigh University, PA, 1993

Michael Bailey

M.A., Finance, Santa Clara University, CA 2001

M.A., Physics, University of California, Santa Barbara, CA, 1981

B.A., Physics, University of California, San Diego, CA, 1979

Degree of Engineer, Stanford University, CA, 1992

Barry Bishop

D.B.A., Northwestern Polytechnic University, CA, 2016

M.A., Public Administration, Golden Gate University, CA, 2004

B.A., Political Science, Florida State University, FL, 1987

Jack Chaharbakshi

Master, Technology Management, Golden Gate University, CA, 2001

B.S., Business Administration, California State University, Stanislaus, 1995

B.S., Computer Information Systems, California State University, Stanislaus, 1995

Flora Chu

D.B.A., Northwestern Polytechnic University, CA, 2013

M.B.A., Chadwick University, AL, 1996

B.S. Accounting, Biola University, CA, 1990

James Connor

Dean, Business Programs; Co-Chair, General Studies

Master, Marketing Management, California State University, East Bay 1983

B.E.E., Worcester Polytechnic Institute 1981

Steven Fichera

Doctoral, Law, Rutgers School of Law, NJ, 1998

M.S., Business Administration, Rutgers School of Business, NJ, 1998

Stephen Hyatt

M.B.A., Northwestern Polytechnic University, CA, 2014

Ph.D., Engineering Materials, University of Windsor, Ontario, Canada, 1990

M.S., Ceramic Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, 1981

B.S., Materials Engineering, American University in Cairo, Egypt, 1979

Hashem Kardevani

Ph.D., Economics, University of California, Riverside, CA, 1996

M.A., Economics, University of California, Riverside, CA, 1981

B.A., Economics, National University, Tehran, 1976

Shirley Kwan

Master, MBA Accounting, Emory University, GA, 1980

B.A., Econimics, Agnes Scott College, GA, 1980

Michael Leinhos

M.A., Education, Temple University, PA, 1994

B.A., Political Science, Temple University, PA, 1993

James Nysather

D.B.A., Northwestern Polytechnic University, CA, 2015

M.B.A., International Management, Thunderbird School of Global Management, AZ, 1999

B.S., Marketing, St. Cloud State University, MN, 1988

David Paul

D.B.A., Northwestern Polytechnic University, CA, 2010

M.B.A., California State University, Hayward, CA, 1998

B.S.E., Chemical Engineering, Princeton University, NJ, 1967

Rong Q. Sha

M.A., Engineering & Management, Santa Clara University, CA, 1989

B.A., Computer Science, San Jose State University, CA, 1985

Swapna Sinha

D.B.A., Golden Gate University, CA, 2006

B.A., History, University of Lucknow, India, 1986

Wanda Wong

M.B.A., California State University, East Bay, CA 1998

B.A., Computer Science, UC-Berkeley, CA 1987

James Wu

D.B.A., Golden Gate University, S.F., CA, 1992

M.B.A., University of California- Berkeley, CA, 1985

B.B.A., Marketing, National Taiwan University, Taiwan, 1982

Charles Zhi

Master of Accountancy, Golden Gate University, CA, 1997

Bachelor of Economics, Central University of Finance & Economics, China, 1989

Yann Huang

D.B.A., Golden Gate University, S.F., CA, 2004

M.S., Telecommunication Management, Golden Gate University, S.F., CA, 1993

M.B.A., Computer Information Systems, Golden Gate University, S.F., CA, 1993

B.A., Economics, Chinese Culture University, Taiwan, 1991