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    Robert Bridges

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    Associate Professor of Clinical Finance and Business Economics

    MRED, University of Southern California; BA, Reed College; B. Arch, Southern California Institute of Architecture

    Robert Bridges specializes in real estate feasibility and urban economics. As a consultant, his clients include investment and development firms, and international and domestic investors. His editorials have been published in the Wall Street Journal, and has been cited by the Los Angeles Times and National Public Radio, among other outlets. Professor Bridges received USC's Steven Sample Award for Teaching and Marshall's Award for Community. He is a licensed architect who has received awards from the LA Business Council, the Ray Watt Foundation, the Concrete Reinforcing Steel Institute and the American Institute of Architects.

    Eric Briggs

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    301B
    Adjunct Professor of Finance and Business Economics

    Duke Bristow

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    Associate Professor of Clinical Finance and Business Economics

    PhD, UCLA; MBA, Indiana University; BS, Purdue University

    Duke Bristow is an expert on corporate finance and corporate governance, particularly in the areas of private equity and director education. He has published papers in economics, engineering, and law journals, and has advised Corporate Board Member magazine and other publications on matters involving corporate governance and director education since 1998. His research and teaching has received support from the National Institutes of Health, the NASDAQ, the four largest international audit firms, and a dozen national law firms. Professor Bristow is a director of Landec Corporation (Nasdaq: LNDC) and is the Faculty Director of the USC Corporate Governance Summit.

    Garrett Brown

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    Adjunct Professor of Entrepreneurship

    BS, Business Administration, University of Southern California ; JD, Pepperdine University School of Law

    Garrett began his career as a corporate lawyer representing entrepreneurs, but decided to leave the law and join a tech startup that would allow him to follow his passion. His first role was selling corporate sponsorships for Fastpoint Games, an online gaming platform. After some early success, he ran Fastpoint’s Sales and Business Development efforts as VP of Business Development until the company was acquired in 2011. He then helped launch and scale Bitium, an enterprise software company where he served as Chief Revenue Officer until the company was acquired by Google in 2017. Garrett joined Google in a Revenue Management role where he worked with a wide variety of internal teams and learned countless lessons about the inner workings of one of the most recognizable companies in the world. He now serves as Head of Sales and Customer Success at ListReports, a real estate software company in Orange County.  He is also an active angel investor and startup advisor. 

    Courtney Brunious

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    Adjunct Professor of Management and Organization

    JD, MBA, University of Southern California; BA, University of Michigan

    Courtney M. Brunious is the Associate Director of the University of Southern California’s Sports Business Institute and instructor at the Marshall School of Business. Mr. Brunious is also a consultant on issues involving non-profit organizations, sports business, and real estate. He has continued to study the sports business industry for years and has provided insight into issues ranging from sports anchored real estate development to technology. He has also spoken on or moderated panels at the USC Body Computing Conference, NBPA Tech Summit, and USC Marshall Diversity conference. His media work has included appearances on the CBS evening news and KTLA as well as radio and print such as NPR, CNBC, ESPN, Variety, Fast Company, the Los Angeles Times, and the Los Angeles Business Journal. He is also admitted to the state bar of Illinois.

    Eva Buechel

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    Assistant Professor of Marketing

    Ph.D., University of Miami; M.S., Carnegie Mellon University; B.Sc., University of Basel, Switzerland

    Eva Buechel is an Assistant Professor of Marketing at the University of Southern California. Her research interests focus on the psychological processes that shape consumer judgments, decisions and behaviors. Specifically, she examines how current experiential states affect cognitions and how these in turn determine consumers’ estimations of utility and value. Her research appeared in top marketing and psychology journals, including Journal of Consumer Research, Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, and Emotion. She teaches the undergraduate marketing fundamentals course at the Marshall School of Business.

    Miriam Burgos

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    Associate Professor of Clinical Marketing

    MBA, University of Southern California; BA, Harvard University

    Miriam Burgos specializes in multi-cultural marketing and sales management. Prior to joining USC, Professor Burgos worked in the consumer packaged goods industry with Procter & Gamble and Colgate Palmolive where she developed expertise in how a multi-national corporation successfully takes a product to market in a global economy from initial concept to branding, and ultimately to consumers' homes and workplaces. She was a project manager in Procter & Gamble's multicultural business development organization and also has experience in marketing strategy, cause-marketing, and small-business marketing plan development.

    Stephen Byars

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    Professor of Clinical Business Communication

    PhD, University of Southern California; MA, University of San Diego; BA, Claremont McKenna College

    Stephen Byars has received the Outstanding Assistant Lecturer Award from the Writing Program at USC as well as the Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award from the School of Religion at USC. He also nominated in May 2010 by the USC Parents Association for its Outstanding Teaching and Mentoring Award. Since joining USC full-time in 1997, Professor Byars has spent considerable time in the teaching and administration of different versions of Writing 340, including Advanced Writing for Business.

    Tyrone Callahan

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    Vice Dean for Undergraduate Programs & Professor of Clinical Finance and Business Economics

    PhD Finance, MBA, UCLA; MS EE, UC- Berkeley; BS EE, University of Michigan

    Ty Callahan is a finance scholar with interests that include the behavior of traders, market liquidity and volume, and mergers and acquisition. He has published papers in the Review of Futures Markets and the Journal of Physical Chemistry. Professor Callahan has served as an ad-hoc referee for the Journal of Finance, Journal of Financial Markets, Journal of Empirical Finance, and International Review of Finance. Before joining USC, he was on the faculty of the University of Texas at Austin.

    Odilon Camara

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    Associate Professor of Finance and Business Economics

    PhD, University of Illinois; MA, Universidade Catolica de Brasilia; BA, Universidade de Brasilia

    Odilon Camara is an economist who specializes in microeconomics and political economy. He studies how individuals strategically use information to persuade decision makers. He also studies the extent to which voters can use re-elections to create political accountability and discipline elected officials. His research has been published in American Economic Review, Review of Economic Studies, Journal of Economic Theory, Journal of Politics, and Games and Economic Behavior. Before receiving his PhD, Professor Camara worked in the banking industry.