What I am most passionate about: I’m obsessed with the organizations and people who say that they are passionate about fighting poverty, social injustice, and abuse of human rights. I’m obsessed with how these kinds of actors carve up the world a) conceptually, b) pragmatically, and c) in opposition to other actors. I’m obsessed with the idea that there is no way to step outside of power – no way to extricate yourself or your organization from power relations, no privileged stance from which to pronounce or act in a world. Along with many others, I believe that poverty –
Bruce Paton teaches courses on sustainable business, corporate social responsibility, and global business strategy.
His research focuses on business strategies and public policies for sustainability. A major emphasis in this research is development of methods for designing and evaluating voluntary and collaborative initiatives to address social and environmental issues in management.
Dr. Sandra M. Dow has taught at the University of Quebec at Montreal (Canada), Concordia University (Canada), Wake Forest University (USA), Saint Mary's University (Canada), and Warsaw School of Economics (Poland). During her academic career she has taught a range of courses including: Corporate Finance, International Finance, International Investments, Corporate Governance, and Money and Banking.
Professor Zarsky has a PhD in Economics and has a distinguished record of professional experience and publication in the fields of sustainable development and business and sustainability.
Professor Soenen has taught in the department of Industrial Engineering and Management Science, Eindhoven University of Technology; Antwerp Business School; Limburg University Centre; University of San Diego; California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo.
Dr. Lynn Metcalf has taught IM 8691: International Business Negotiation at MIIS for tour years. IM 8691 is an experiential workshop where participants are introduced to and practice negotiation skills through a variety of inter-cultural simulations.
She is Professor and Chair, Marketing Area at California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo. Dr. Metcalf’s research interests are focused on cross-cultural negotiation; package design for marketability; and innovation and regional development.
Professor McAllister presently teaches full-time at Saint Mary's College. He has taught a variety of finance and management courses at the graduate level in organizations including Santa Clara University, Eckerd College, and the University of Tampa.