Faculty

 
Sergey K. Aityan
Professor of Economics, Management Information Systems,
and Computer Science
Director of Multidisciplinary Research Center
BS, ScD, Moscow State University (Russia)
MBA, Lincoln University, Oakland
PhD, Russian Academy of Sciences
E-mail: aityan@lincolnuca.edu
Phone: (510) 628-8016
  
Alexander Anokhin
Associate Professor of Business Administration
BS, PhD, Tomsk State University (Russia)
E-mail: aanokhin@lincolnuca.edu
Phone: (510) 628-8037
Research Interests & Areas of Expertise:
Political economy; social policy; geopolitics; trade and development strategies; comparative economic systems; economic history; international economics; research methodology.
   
Arthur Ashurov
Associate Professor of Business Administration
BS, Grozny University (Russia)
PhD, Gubkin Russian State University of Oil and Gas, Moscow
E-mail: ashurov@lincolnuca.edu
Phone: (510) 628-8037
Research Interests & Areas of Expertise:
Dr. Arthur Ashurov has more than 20 years of experience working in the field of marketing management, business operations, advanced technologies and new products commercialization, consulting services on entrepreneurship and investment alternatives. He provided a managerial support and consultations to technological incubators, start-up companies, inventors, and entrepreneurs in transforming technical ideas and concepts into production businesses and innovative services.
   
Eric Bergerud
Professor of History and Humanities
Chairman of General Education Department
BA, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
PhD, University of California, Berkeley
E-mail: bergerud@lincolnuca.edu
Phone: (510) 628-8037
Research Interests & Areas of Expertise:
My specialization has been the study of war and peace in the 20th century, particularly regarding the United States and Asia. I have advised students on subjects dealing with political economy, geopolitics and comparative business practices. I also have a lifelong interest in the intellectual and art history of the world’s major cultures.
   
Pete Bogue
Associate Professor of Business Administration
BA, Saint Martin's University, Washington
EdM, EdD, Seattle University, Washington
E-mail: pbogue@lincolnuca.edu
Phone: (510) 628-8037
Research Interests & Areas of Expertise:
My primary research interests are in the fields of organizational studies, organizational behavior theory, organizational development, training and employee development, psychology of human relations, human resources management.
   
Mikhail Brodsky
Professor of Statistics and Mathematics
BS, Moscow State University (Russia)
PhD, ScD, Russian Academy of Sciences
E-mail: president@lincolnuca.edu
Phone: (510) 208-2803
    
 
Marshall J. Burak
Professor of Business Administration
BS, MBA, University of California, Los Angeles
DBA, University of Southern California
Phone: (510) 628-8016
    
 
Olga Davidovich
Associate Professor of Diagnostic Imaging
MD, Crimea State Medical University
RDMS, RDCS, RVT
   
 
Ken Germann
Associate Professor of Business Administration
BA, University of California, Berkeley
MBA, Pepperdine University, California
JD, University of San Francisco
Phone: (510) 628-8037
Research Interests & Areas of Expertise:
Ken Germann a life time traveler who is passionate about learning and sharing the experiences with fellow travelers.
     
 
Elena Givental
Associate Professor of Business Administration
BS, Moscow State Pedagogical University (Russia)
MBA, Saint Mary's College of California, Moraga
PhD, University of California, Davis
E-mail: egivental@lincolnuca.edu
Phone: (510) 628-8037
Research Interests & Areas of Expertise:
Dr. Elena Givental has business experience in human resource management, budgeting and financial management in a non-profit educational organization. Her research interests include international and domestic migration, urban economies, and environmental management with a focus on natural resource use, energy resources and policies, and environmental implications of resource use in developing and post-socialist countries.
     
Michael Guerra
Associate Professor of Business Administration
BS, MHROD, EdD, University of San Francisco
E-mail: mguerra@lincolnuca.edu
Phone: (510) 628-8031
Research Interests & Areas of Expertise:
Sustainable international development in business, government, education, and NGO work settings; increasing organizational capacity; organizational culture; communicative action; systems dynamics; Goleman’s EI model; performance evaluation systems; strengths based and values based leadership; HeartMath emotional/cognitive performance; interpretive knowledge management; participatory field research within the critical hermeneutic tradition.
    
 
William Hess
Associate Professor of Business Administration
BS, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana
MA, Ball State University, Indiana
PhD, International University of America, California
Phone: (510) 628-8013
Research Interests & Areas of Expertise:
My working career has been in B2B and nonprofit marketing. I have held every marketing position from sales rep to marketing research to market development to sales manager to product manager to marketing manager. I study the historical successes and failures of companies to learn what works and does not work. I do not teach. I help students learn. This means I guide them, but the students have to put the work/effort into learning.
   
 
Aharon Hibshoosh
Professor of Business Administration
BA, Hebrew University of Jerusalem (Israel)
PhD, University of California, Berkeley
Phone: (510) 628-8037
Research Interests & Areas of Expertise:
Aharon Hibshoosh: Research Areas and Expertise I have over 50 years of experience in education, research, industry. I am a senior statistician, an active marketing researcher with international reputation, and a competent microeconomics and econometrics modeler. I worked in a variety of institutions: Kaiser Foundation Health Plan, AT&T, Pacific Stock Exchange, Longs Drugs, Futures Trading Inc. and others. My education is interdisciplinary: Economics, Marketing, Mathematics, Statistics and the Social Sciences (Sociology, Law and Political Science). I am interested in researching complex and challenging business and economics problems that require mathematical and /or statistical modeling. If you need guidance in these areas or in applying any of the methodologies, I will be glad to help.
   
 
William S. Hyman
Associate Professor of English
BA, State University of New York, Binghamton
MA, University of California, Berkeley
Phone: (510) 628-8037
    
 
Marina Kay
Assistant Professor of Diagnostic Imaging
BA, MA, Tver State University (Russia)
UT Certificate, Lincoln University, Oakland
RDMS, RVT, NCCT-ECG
Phone: (510) 238-9744
    
 
Tesfaye Ketsela
Associate Professor of Business Administration
BS, Haile Selassie I University (Ethiopia)
MS, University of Wisconsin, Madison
PhD, University of Wales (U.K.)
Phone: (510) 628-8037
Research Interests & Areas of Expertise:
Over 20 years of experience supervising and advising undergraduate and graduate students in research. Research interests are: Leadership, Human Resource Management, Change Management, and Organizational behavior.
    
 
Walter Kruz
Associate Professor of Business Administration
BA, BS, MS, San Jose State University
MBA, Santa Clara University
DBA, Lincoln University, Oakland
Phone: (510) 628-8037
Research Interests & Areas of Expertise:
Dr. Kruz is a management and technical consultant to companies in the Semiconductor, Computer, and Energy industries. His research interests include business modeling, industry competitiveness, and innovation. He is the author of "The High Performance Enterprise" published by Trafford Publishing.
    
 
Khatia Mania
Associate Professor of Diagnostic Imaging
MD, People’s Friendship University, Moscow (Russia)
   
 
Alvin William Musgrave, Jr.
Associate Professor of Business Administration
BS, Texas State University, San Marcos
MBA, DBA, George Washington University, Washington, D.C.
Phone: (510) 628-8037
   
 
Chris Nguyen
Professor of Diagnostic Imaging and Sciences
BS, MS, PhD, Kyoto University (Japan)
    
 
Oxana Ostanina
Assistant Professor of Diagnostic Imaging
MD,  Saint Petersburg State Medical University (Russia)
RDCS
   
 
Richard Rachlin
Associate Professor of English and Communications
BA,  University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
JD,  University of Texas, Austin
Phone: (510) 628-8037
   
Eugene Robillard
Emeritus Professor of Business Administration
BS, BA, Boston College
MBA, University of North Texas, Denton
PhD, University of Oklahoma, Norman
E-mail: bcgene56@lincolnuca.edu
Phone: (510) 628-8037
   
 
Serge Ruiz
Assistant Professor of MIS and Mathematics
BS, University of Brussels (Belgium)
MS, Stanford University
Phone:(510) 628-8037
   
Allan A. Samson
Professor of Business Administration
BA, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
MA, University of Hawaii
PhD, University of California, Berkeley
JD, University of San Francisco
E-mail: allan.samson@sbcglobal.net
Phone: (510) 628-8037
Research Interests & Areas of Expertise:
My research interests are Business Ethics, Business Leadership, International Business Law, International Business and Globalization, and International Negotiation.
    
Dorothy Sanford
Professor of Business Administration
BA, Willamette University, Salem, Oregon
MA, University of Oregon, Eugene
PhD, Saint Louis University, Missouri
E-mail: dsanford@lincolnuca.edu
Phone: (510) 628-8037
     
 
Sylvia Y. Schoemaker Rippel
Professor of English and Communications
Chairwoman of English Studies Department
BA, MA, San Francisco State University
EdD, Nova Southeastern University, Davie, Florida
E-mail: sysr@lincolnuca.edu
Phone: (510) 628-8036
Research Interests & Areas of Expertise:
Dr. Sylvia Y. S. Rippel, chair/professor of English and Communication Studies, teaches English, business communication and research, report writing, critical thinking, ESL, and courses applying communication technologies, an area of professional interest and advanced studies. Projects advised include those on employee communication, assessment strategies, and internal research. She has taught internationally in Canada, Asia, Africa, and Europe.
 
 
Daniel L. Sevall
Associate Professor of Accounting and Finance
BS, U.S. Military Academy, West Point, New York
MBA, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina
MS, Troy University, Heidelberg (Germany)
Phone: (510) 628-8037
Research Interests & Areas of Expertise:
Dan Sevall brings more than a dozen years of corporate finance leadership from a number of well-established Silicon Valley companies. Experience in Financial Planning & Analysis, Corporate Development, Treasury and Finance Operations has allowed Professor Sevall to offer students unique insights into the world of corporate finance. Research interests focus on behavioral economics and finance, with a focus on sustainability-related issues. Outside the classroom, Professor Sevall 'enjoys' P90x and Insanity, as well as being an avid chess player.
      
 
Jeannine Stamatakis
Assistant Professor of Psychology and Humanities
BA, University of California, Berkeley
MA, Saint Mary's College of California, Moraga
Phone: (510) 628-8037
Research Interests & Areas of Expertise:
Apart from teaching, Jeannine works with clients in a clinical setting. Furthermore, Jeannine is a workshop facilitator and is a frequent contributor to a nationwide periodical. She is a member of the Society for the Teaching of Psychology (STP) as well. Jeannine has several research interests, including, cognitive development/neuroscience, obedience and conformity, as well as animal-assisted therapy (AAT). Outside of work, Jeannine enjoys spending time with her family, traveling, and reading about current developments in the field of Psychology.
      
 
Deepak Tolia
Associate Professor of Diagnostic Imaging
MD, Gujarat Medical Council of India
RDMS, RVT
      
 
Olga Vinyard
Assistant Professor of Diagnostic Imaging
MD, Tver State Medical Academy (Russia)
UT Certificate, Lincoln University, Oakland
RDMS
      
 
Ludmila Zakasovskaya
Associate Professor of Diagnostic Imaging
Advisor to Diagnostic Imaging Programs
MD, Khabarovsk State Medical University (Russia)
RDMS, RVT