Sheryl Ehrman is the dean of the Charles W. Davidson College of Engineering. She holds a doctoral degree in chemical engineering (in the major field of aerosol science and technology and the minor field of atmospheric science) from University of California, Los Angeles.
Étienne Brown is an assistant professor in the Department of Philosophy, where he teaches the ethics of technology. He holds a bachelor’s degree in political science and philosophy from the University of Ottawa, a master’s degree in philosophy from the same university and a doctorate degree in philosophy from the Sorbonne. His work focuses on the regulation of speech on social media, and he has published several essays in academic journals on the relationship between misinformation, fake news, internet trolling, hate speech and freedom of expression.
David Parent is a professor of electrical engineering at the Charles W. Davidson College of Engineering. He holds a doctoral degree in electrical engineering from the University of Connecticut. He teaches courses in circuits and systems. His research focuses on materials that allow electrical and biological systems to communicate with each other, and student success in STEM. He also specializes in creating engineering courses that address social and global issues.
Timothy Hendrick is an associate professor of advertising in the College of Applied Sciences and Arts School of Journalism. He holds a master’s in communications from Brigham Young University. Hendrick has two decades of professional experience in the advertising industry, including the tech sector. He has managed and implemented corporate branding and positioning initiatives, integrated media campaigns, and promotions and co-marketing programs at the local, national and international levels. He has received numerous awards for his creative and strategic thinking.
Robert Chapman Wood is a professor of management at the Lucas College and Graduate School of Business. He holds a doctoral degree in business administration from Boston University and was a post-doctoral research fellow at Harvard Business School. His research focuses on the strategic management of large organizations, including the successful implementation of tech systems.
John Delacruz is an associate professor of advertising in the School of Journalism and Mass Communications. He holds a master’s in the history of art and design from Manchester Metropolitan University. His interests include social and digital channels within the advertising process and experiential learning spaces and their impacts on the creative disciplines of advertising and graphic design.
Stan Malos is a professor of management, specializing in human resource management in the Lucas College and Graduate School of Business. He holds a law degree from UCLA and doctoral degree from Purdue University. His teaching and research include employment discrimination, professional career mobility and related legal issues.
Craig Hobbs is an associate professor and program coordinator of the Digital Media Arts program. He holds a master’s of fine art from the Digital Arts and New Media program at the University of California, Santa Cruz. His areas of expertise include computer games, human-computer interaction, digital media art and multidisciplinary collaboration.
Annette Nellen is a professor of accounting and finance and director of the SJSU Graduate Tax Program. She holds a law degree from Loyola Law School and MBA from Pepperdine University. Prior to joining SJSU, she was with a tax manager with Ernst & Young and Internal Revenue Service revenue agent and lead instructor. She teaches courses in tax research, accounting methods, property transactions, high tech tax matters, employment tax, ethics and tax policy. Nellen has testified before the U.S. House Ways and Means Committee, U.S. Senate Finance Committee, California Assembly Revenue and Taxation Committee and tax reform commissions and committees on various aspects of federal and state tax reform. Her interests include tax rules and the New Economy, including digital goods and services such as cloud computing and virtual currencies; transactions such as crowdfunding and marijuana operations; and the sharing economy, such as Airbnb.