Dean, School of Business Administration
Office: SBA 660E
"The School of Business is characterized by a talented, dynamic faculty responsive to today's vibrant technology-dominated economy. We continue to provide the business community with the leadership it demands, and are ready to command the kind of national reputation the School of Business deserves.
We must pursue the path with integrity, and honor the privilege and opportunity we have to enhance the lives of our students."
Prior to becoming the Dean, Scott Dawson served as Interim Dean and Associate Dean for Graduate Programs of the School of Business Administration at Portland State University. He has been a member of PSU business faculty since 1985, teaching numerous MBA courses in management, marketing and organizational learning.
Scott Dawson has a Ph.D. in business and an M.B.A. from the University of Arizona and a B.S. in mathematics from the University of Oregon. Dr. Dawson has authored dozens of articles and has been a featured author in several compilations. In addition to his academic achievements, he has consulted for companies such as Costco, InFocus Systems, Wieden and Kennedy, May Company, Tektronix, Steinfeld's Pickles, IIMorrow, and Melvin Simon.