University of Southern California

Sandra Chrystal
Vice Dean for Online Education & Professor of Clinical Business Communication

USC Marshall School of Business
Los Angeles, CA 90089-0808

PhD, MA, University of Notre Dame; BS, Miami University


Sandra Chrystal serves as Vice Dean for online learning and oversees Marshall's Centers of Excellence. She previously served as Director of the Center for Management Communication. She teaches management communication classes focused on technology-enhanced and community-based learning. She has received USC's Teaching with Technology and Teaching Has No Boundaries awards, and the Marshall School's Evan C. Thompson Teaching and Learning Innovation award and MSB's Dean's Award for Community. Before joining USC, she taught at Clayton State University, Georgia Tech, and Notre Dame, worked in corporate marketing, and owned her own business.


Chrystal, S., "NUDGING ACADEMIC BOUNDARIES," in Moore, M., and Lin, P., eds., Service-Learning in Higher Education: Paradigms & Challenges, University of Indianapolis Press 2009.
Chrystal, S., "Technology Leverages Collaboration," in salmons, j., and wilson, l., eds., Handbook of Research on Electronic Collaboration and Organizational Synergy, Hershey, Pennsylvania 17033 2008.
Chrystal, S. (2005) "Review of "Why Business People Speak Like Idiots"," Marshall Magazine.
Chrystal, S., "Articles on Edith Wharton, Henry James, Mary Woostonecraft, and Theodore Dreiser," in Encyclopedia of Literature and Science, Greenwood Press 2002.
Chrystal, S. (1996) "Edith Wharton: Matters of Mind and Spirit," Religion and Literature.
Chrystal, S. (1994) "No (Wo)man's Zone: German and American Women Writers, Artists, and Musicians,".
Chrystal, S., "Review of the DeBartolo Hall Technologies," in Changing the Process of Teaching and Learning, Notre Dame: Educational Media & OUC 1994.