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John Robert "Bob" McQuaid Jr., PhD

Associate Dean of Operations; Associate Professor of Information Systems Technology Management

GSBM Instruction

Phone: (805) 379-5808

Email:  bob.mcquaid@pepperdine.edu

John Robert "Bob" McQuaid Associate Professor of Information Systems

Prior to academia, Dr. McQuaid’s industry experience included engineering, operations, and project management positions with U.S. Steel, General Dynamics, and Abbott Laboratories. After receiving his PhD in Management Science from the University of North Texas, he joined Graziadio as a Decision Sciences faculty member in 1998. In addition to teaching classes in both Decision Sciences and Information Systems, he has served in a variety of service and administrative leadership roles including inter alia: Director of the Full-time MBA Program; inaugural Director of the MS in Applied Analytics Program; Chair of the newly created Information Systems and Technology Management discipline; Chaired GSBM’s Full-time MBA Program, Faculty Council, and Personnel Committees; Chairing the University Faculty Council for four years and serving on the University Academic (UAC), Grievance (UGC), and Tenure (UTC) Committees.

He was also Chair of the Faculty Engagement sub-committee during the last WASC accreditation review at Pepperdine Graziadio and co-authored the Provost’s policy on Shared Governance approved by all five Pepperdine schools. For the past two years, Bob has also served on the Board of Directors for the Decision Sciences Institute.

University of North Texas

Doctor of Philosophy

Texas Christian University

Master of Business Administration

Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Bachelor of Science