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Thomas Dudley, DBA

Emeritus Professor of Decision Sciences
Graziadio Business School


Dr. Dudley is an expert in the application of quantitative methods and decision systems to management and business problems, with special emphasis on strategy formulation and implementation. He has served on various boards of directors of public and private companies. He served for 10 years on the board of SpaceLabs Medical, Inc., where he was chairman of the audit committee and a member of the compensation and executive committees, which was listed on NASDAQ. He also served on the boards of Recording for the Blind and Dyslexic, Los Angeles unit, America-China Association for Science, and Technology Exchange, the latter two of which are both not-for-profit organizations. He presently serves on the board of Auto Graphics, Inc. In conclusion, Dr. Dudley has extensive experience as a professor, author, business consultant, board member and business executive.


  • University of Southern California, Doctor of Business Administration: Quantitative Method
  • University of Michigan, Master of Business Administration: Finance and Management
  • University of Michigan,  Bachelor of the Arts: Economics and Mathematics

Dr. Dudley is listed in Who's Who in the West, Who's Who in Data Processing, Glendale Area History and Academic Keys, Who's Who in Business Higher Education. He received the Harriet and Charles Luckman Distinguished Teaching Fellows Award for 1994-95 and the Who's Who Among America's Teachers Award for 1998 and again in 2005, and he serves on the accreditation committee of the Association of Independent Colleges and Schools.

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