Alliant School of Management
San Diego Campus
Alliant International University San Diego
10455 Pomerado Road
San Diego CA 92131
Courses, Research Interests, Publications
Sustainable Development Strategies and Management
Strategy and Business Degree Capstone
Organizational Behavior and Leadership
corporate strategy and governance, sustainable development strategies, corporate social responsibility; business development
Publications in the Journal of Business Ethics, Journal of Corporate Governance, Journal of Business Strategy, etc.
Presentations given at the European Academy of Business In Society, Western Academy of Management, Strategic Management Society, etc.
Academic History and Background
PhD, University of Calgary, Canada, 2004, 2004
Professional Practice and Community Service
Consultation provided on strategic issues, sustainable development and social responsibility practices, clean technology and business development.
Bio and Links
As Faculty of the School of Management, Alliant International University, Dr. Petersen teaches Strategy and General Management and conducts research in the areas of strategy, corporate governance, social responsibility and social/environmental management.
He has experience working with for-profit and not-for-profit entities and has worked in or served in a consulting capacity across many industries including construction, energy, waste treatment, industry development in developing economies, clean technology, and micro-finance.
Aside from serving as an educator, researcher, and consultant, Dr. Petersen is also involved in a number of business community organizations such as Connect San Diego, San Diego Corporate Social Responsibility Roundtable, and the Clean Tech Open, to name a few.
Dr. Petersen has a Ph.D. in Strategy and Sustainable Development, a Master of Science in Energy and Environmental Management, and a Bachelor of Science in Cellular, Molecular, Microbial Biology (CMMBI) and Zoology.