Denise M. Lucy

Professor of Business and Organizational Studies and Executive Director of the Leadership Institute

 

Academic & Professional Accomplishments

  • EdD, Organizations and Leadership, University of San Francisco, 1997
  • MS, Clinical Psychology, California State University, Fresno, 1982
  • BS, Psychology, Michigan State University, 1977

Positions Held/Visiting Positions

  • Professor of Business and Organizational Studies, Barowsky School of Business, Dominican University of California, 1997-present
  • Executive Director, Institute for Leadership Studies, Dominican University of California, 2002-Present
  • Principal, Academic and Management Consulting Services, 2001-present
  • Emerita, Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean LPS, Dominican University of California, 1997-2002
  • Faculty Member, WACUBO Executive Leadership and Management, Summer Institute, Stanford University, 2000-2002
  • Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean, School of Liberal and Professional Studies, Dominican College of San Rafael, 1995-1997
  • Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, Director of Pathways Evening Degree Programs, Dominican College of San Rafael, 1993-1995
  • Associate Dean for Students and Corporate Development, College of Professional Studies, University of San Francisco, 1988-1993
  • Director of Advising and Degree Planning,College of Professional Studies, University of San Francisco, 1986-1988
  • Director of Marketing, San Francisco/East Bay Campuses, College of Professional Studies, University of San Francisco, 1984-1988
  • Marketing Manager & Director Central Valley Campuses, College of Professional Studies, University of San Francisco, 1982-1984
  • Academic Advisor and Recruiter, College of Professional Studies, University of San Francisco, 1981-1982
  • Behavioral Education Counselor, Nutrisystem Corporation, Fresno, CA, 1981
  • Employment and Training, Program Planner and Summer Youth Monitor, Fresno Employment and Training Commission, Fresno, CA, 1979-1980

Selected Papers & Publications

  • PEER-REVIEWED JOURNAL ARTICLES:
  • Ghosh, J, Lucy, D. & Lepage F. (2016). Synchronizing U.S. strategic plans to increase exports to emerging markets. Journal of International Business and Economy. Spring issue, 17(1), 1-20.
  • Lucy, Denise M., Lepage, Francoise & Ghosh, Jayati (2014). California's Contribution to the U.S. Export Profile. Special Issue Joint Publication of the Western Journal of Human Resource Management. Fall edition, 13(2), 16-33.
  • Lucy, D., Chiapetta, L., Sabuco, M., Lepage, F. & Murray, C. (2013). Exploring the world of business: Pairing domain business knowledge with professional and career development in the undergraduate business core. Journal of Teaching and Education, ISSN: 2165-6266: 2(2):531–545.
  • Ghosh, J., Lucy, D. & Lepage, F. (2012). Understanding the impact of the global economic crisis on U.S. SMEs’ trade exports to BRIC. International Journal of Knowledge, Culture and Change Management, 11(3): 119-130.
  • PEER-REVIEWED PROCEEDINGS:
  • O’Connor, E. & Lucy, D. (2017). Becoming and Being CEO: How Business Leaders Develop Through Experience. Paper presented at the Western Academy of Management Conference, March 23-14, 2017, Palm Springs.
  • Ghosh, J., Lucy, D., Lepage, F. (2016). Internationalizing U.S. small businesses: Alignment of federal and state export plans. Western Business and Management International Research Conference, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, March 24-15, 2016.
  • Ghosh, J., Lucy, D. & Lepage, F. (2015). Synchronizing U.S. states’ strategic plans to increase exports to emerging markets. Paper Proceedings, XV International Business and Economy Conference. Nürtingen, Stuttgart, Metropolitan Region, Germany Nürtingen-Geislingen University, January 6-9, 2016.
  • Lucy D., Chiapetta, L., Weidner, K. & Lepage, F. (2014). A Process Model for Understanding College Student Selection of Business Majors, International Academy of Business and Economics 2014 VERONA Summer Conference, Verona, Italy, June 27-29.
  • Lucy, D., Lepage, F. & Ghosh, J. (2014). California’s contribution to the U.S. Export Profile. Paper presented at the Western Business and Management International Research Conference, San Francisco, April 25-26.
  • Lucy, D., Chiapetta, L. & Lepage, F., Weidner, K. (2014). A “Well-being” lens for exploring the world of business: A four-year sequence incorporating personal and professional development into business knowledge curricula. Center for Scholastic Inquiry, San Francisco, April 9 -11.
  • Lucy, D., Lepage, F. & Ghosh, J. (2014). Harvesting emerging markets: Synchronizing U.S. federal and states’ strategic plans. Paper presented at the Multidisciplinary Academic Conference of the Institute for Strategic and International Studies, Miami Beach, January 5-7, 2014.
  • Lucy, D., Lepage, F., Chiapetta, L., Sabuco, M. & Murray, C. (2013). Exploring the world of business: Pairing domain business knowledge with professional development. Paper presented at the Canadian-American Conference of the International Journal of Arts and Sciences, Toronto, Canada, May 19- 20.
  • Lucy, D., Lepage, F., Chiapetta, L., Sabuco, M. & Murray, C. (2013). Exploring the world of business: Discovering, building, developing and launching your business career. Paper presented at the conference of the Western Business & Management International Research Conference for the Management Disciplines, San Francisco, April 6, 2013

Honors & Awards

  • Joseph R. Fink Lifetime Achievement Faculty Award, Dominican University of California, 2016-2017
  • Excellence in Education Award, San Rafael Chamber of Commerce, 2016-2017
  • Outstanding Service Award, Barowsky School of Business, Dominican University of California, 2014-2015
  • Marin Women’s Hall of Fame Inductee, 2011
  • Magnificent Women of Marin, 2008
  • 19th Annual Service Award, 2008
  • Sr. Aquinas Nimitz Distinguished Service Award, Dominican University of California, 2007
  • Dominican University of California Alumni Service Award '07
  • Griffin Award, School of Education Alumni of the Year, University of San Francisco, 2002
  • President’s Medallion for Distinguished Service, Dominican University of California, 2001
  • Merit Award, University of San Francisco , 1987
  • Staff Service Award, College of Professional Studies, University of San Francisco, 1987