Bruce Paton currently serves as Faculty Director of Graduate Programs for the College of Business. Previously, he served as Chair of the Management Department, from 2011-14.
Bruce teaches courses on business in society, sustainable business, business and poverty, and creativity and innovation. His teaching includes courses at the undergraduate, graduate and executive level.
Serie McDougal, III is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Africana Studies, in the School of Ethnic Studies at San Francisco State University. He received his B.S. in Sociology from Loras College in Dubuque, IA, an M.A. in Africana Studies at the State University of New York at Albany, NY, and a Ph.D. in African American Studies from Temple University in Philadelphia, PA. His research areas of interest consist of African Psychology, Afrocentric Education, and Afrocentric Social\ Political Theory.
Dawn-Elissa Fischer, also known as the “DEF Professor,” is an Associate Professor in the Department of Africana Studies at San Francisco State University, where she teaches courses on black popular culture, information technology and visual ethnography.