Beverlee B. Anderson has been an academician for most of her life. After being awarded Professor Emerita status by California State University San Marcos, she has continued to expand her knowledge through continuing education and theoretical and applied research primarily in the fields of business. Recently she completed a four-year Certificate program of liberal studies at the University of Chicago, which has added new dimensions to her professional endeavors. She began her academic career after receiving her MBA and Ph.D. from Ohio State University. Early in her academic career she held teaching positions at the University of Kansas and University of Cincinnati, later she held faculty and administrative positions at Wright State University, where she was Director of a Consumer Research Center and Chair of the Marketing Department. She served as Dean of Business at University of Wisconsin-Parkside and later at California State University San Marcos. Returning to a faculty position, she became acquainted with WASD and the concept of Sustainable Development. Since that initial introduction she has expanded her research to include the role of corruption on economic development and continues to research and write about various technological and social changes that have impact on the potential achievement of SDGs. She has taught as a visiting professor in graduate business programs in Mexico and India. She is past President of Marketing Educators Association and actively served as a Board member and officer in several International Business organizations. Her academic publications and presentations have focused on cross-cultural and international business areas including sustainable development.
Chicago, Illinois, United States