Press Release

Anderson Schools Announces Three New Faculty Members

September 5, 2001

ALBUQUERQUE – The Robert O. Anderson School and Graduate School of Management has added three outstanding professors to the faculty. Coming from Washington, Missouri and Texas, they bring new perspective to New Mexico.

Sally Fuller joins the faculty from The University of Washington, where she was a tenured faculty member. Her research interests focus on the role of politics in organizational decision-making processes and how organizations convey their values to their employees. Her particular interests are in employment law and organizational diversity. Fuller will teach the organizational behavior and diversity classes at The Schools.

Catherine Roster, who will receive her Ph.D. in marketing from the University of Missouri-Columbia, will teach undergraduate and graduate marketing. Roster’s other teaching interests include promotions management and sales management, emerging from her research in life stages of consumers.

Douglas E. Thomas comes to New Mexico from Texas A & M University. His research and teaching interests include strategic management and international business, with a particular emphasis on Mexico and Latin America. Thomas is fluent in Spanish and is conversant in Portuguese. A forthcoming article to be published in the Journal of International Management is titled “Country of Origin Determinants of Foreign Direct Investment in a Developing Country: The Case of Mexico.”

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The Anderson School of Management at the University of New Mexico is dedicated to excellence in professional management education. At the Anderson School, faculty, staff, and students are committed to shaping the intellect and character of the next generation of business leaders, advancing the knowledge and practice of management, promoting economic development, and building a vibrant intellectual community that serves the highest and best interests of all our stakeholders.

The School was founded in 1947 and now offers more than a dozen concentrations at the BBA and MBA levels and is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business in the top 20% of business schools in the nation. The School is funded by the State of New Mexico and further support is generated by The Anderson School of Management Foundation. For more information, the public can visit, email, or call (505) 277-6471.