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    Peter Cardon

    Academic Director for the MBA for Professionals & Managers, and Professor of Clinical Business Communication

    PhD, Utah State University; MBA, Utah State University; BA, Brigham Young University

    Pete Cardon teaches a variety of business communication courses. He researches team communication, role of technology in leadership communication, and intercultural business communication. Professor Cardon previously served as President for the Association of Business Communication. Prior to joining USC, Pete taught at the University of South Carolina for six years and Utah State University for three years. Before working in higher education, he held several marketing and management positions in the tourism and manufacturing industries. Along the way, he has worked in China for three years and traveled to approximately fifty countries for work and research. He is the author of Business Communication: Developing Leaders for a Networked World.

    Peter Carnevale

    Professor of Management and Organization

    PhD, SUNY-Buffalo; BA, University of Delaware

    Peter Carnevale does research on negotiation, mediation, and organizational conflict resolution systems. He has published two books and more than 100 articles in leading scientific and management journals, often supported by grants from the National Science Foundation. He has served as the President of the International Association for Conflict Management as well as Chair of the Conflict Management Division of the Academy of Management.

    David Carter

    Associate Professor of Clinical Management and Organization & Executive Director of the Sports Business Institute

    MBA, BS, University of Southern California

    David M. Carter is a national authority on sports business and strategic marketing, and the author of four books about the sport business industry. He founded the Sports Business Group in 1999 following more than ten years of consulting for the sports and entertainment industries. As a sports business consultant specializing in strategic marketing, Professor Carter has consulted for corporations, sports organizations, sports and entertainment venues, law firms, municipalities, and individual athletes. He regularly provides sports business commentary to national media concerns.

    Lee Cerling

    Associate Professor of Clinical Business Communication

    PhD, MA, BA, University of Iowa

    Lee is an expert in rhetoric who has taught both of our main undergraduate courses, BUAD 302 and WRIT 340, and has coordinated our series of communication classes for doctoral students. Lee’s classes are noted for revolving around books and other readings on current issues that change year-to-year, such as the industrial food system, the water crisis in the United States, the financial crisis, and most recently the debt ceiling crisis. Lee has also become one of Marshall’s leaders in ethics instruction. He developed and for several years taught ethics seminars in various accounting courses, and worked on the revision of Marshall’s Ethics and Professional Communication undergraduate elective. Lee has made numerous service contributions over the years, including serving as a faculty advisor in various student case competitions.

    Tom Chang

    Assistant Professor of Finance and Business Economics

    PhD, BS, MIT

    Tom Chang's research interests include industrial organization, behavioral economics, corporate finance and applied microeconomics. His current research focuses on better understanding individual decision making, and its implications for firm behavior. Professor Chang's current research is supported by grants from the George and Obie Schultz Fund, the Kauffman Foundation, the National Science Foundation and the USDA. His research has been covered by the Associated Press and featured in the Huffington Post, Ignites/Financial Times, Freakonomics.com, The Los Angeles Times, NPR, CBC/Radio-Canada and The Washington Post.

    Richard Chase

    Justin Dart Professor Emeritus of Data Sciences and Operations

    PhD, UCLA

    Richard B. Chase received his Ph.D. from the University of California, Los Angeles in the field of Operations Management. He is widely known for his work in service design Richard has published papers in journals that include Management Science, Operations Research, Journal of Service Research, Journal of Operations Management, and Manufacturing & Service Operations Management.He is on the editorial boards of Manufacturing & Service Operations Management; an Editorial Advisory boards of Production and Operations Management Journal, Journal of Operations Management, and the Journal of Service Research,and the Cornell Quarterly Dick has consulted with a variety of organizations including IBM, MGM Grand, Westin Hotels, and Aloha Airlines.

    Henry Cheeseman

    Professor Emeritus of Clinical Finance and Business Economics

    JD, UCLA; MBA, University of Chicago; MBT, University of Southern California, BA, Marquette University

    Henry Cheeseman is an expert of business law, securities law, bankruptcy law, and intellectual property. He has published over twenty books, including Business Law, Contemporary Business and Online Commerce Law, and The Legal Environment of Business and E-Commerce. Professor Cheeseman has received a number of prestigious teaching awards including three Golden Apple Awards and the teaching award from the Mortar Board National Honor Society. He is co-director of the Minor in Business Law program. Before joining USC, Cheeseman practiced law and represented clients in the formation and acquisition of savings banks.