Lisa Abendroth - Associate Dean of Graduate Program Innovation at Opus College of Business
As the Associate Dean of Graduate Program Innovation, Lisa Abendroth, PhD, oversees new program development such as the Online MBA program and new graduate certificates offered online or on campus. She also champions new teaching formats within Opus College and assists faculty in developing online, experiential, and transformational teaching methods.
She teaches Marketing Frameworks and International Marketing courses and leads graduate-level study abroad experiences in emerging markets. To date, she has co-developed study abroad experiences in India, Latin America and Eastern Europe.
Abendroth loves getting to know students better through the study abroad experience, and she values the chance to learn along with students as they witness moments in time such as the US presidential inauguration while in Chile and political protests while in Argentina.
Her current research project focuses on low-income consumers in emerging markets and how to make a meaningful improvement in their context that is both ethical and sustainable.