Meet the Dean
Dr. Ahmad Tootoonchi, Dean of the College of Business at Eastern Washington University and co-author of the book titled Guiding Principles for Leadership and Professional Success (Pearson Prentice Hall, 2016) has a PhD in Leadership and Human Behavior. He joined Eastern Washington in 2017 after 28 years of service at Frostburg State University as faculty, Chair of the Management Department, Associate Dean of the College of Business, Dean of the College of Business, and Interim Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs. While at Frostburg, he received the Outstanding Faculty Award for Teaching in 1997, 1998 and 2003. He has published numerous papers in various refereed publications and made several presentations at national and international conferences. He has also conducted Leadership Development workshops/seminars for business, not-for-profit, and government organizations; nationally and internationally. He has been an active member in professional organizations and received several awards as Track Chair, Program Chair, and Organizer of national and international conferences for Academy of Business Administration, Atlantic Marketing Association, and International Academy of Business Disciplines (IABD). He has served IABD as Program Chair, 2003-2005, and President, 2007-2012. He is Chief Editor for two peer-reviewed publications: the Journal of International Business Disciplines and the International Journal of Interdisciplinary Research. He is currently serving on the Board of Directors of the International Academy of Business Disciplines.
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