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Ilene Bezjian, DBA

Dean Emerita and Professor Emerita
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Ilene Smith-Bezjian, DBA, is a highly sought-after marketing and business consultant. With more than 30 years of experience as an international business relations expert, she has brokered successful negotiations with countries such as China, England, Germany, Switzerland, and The Netherlands. Recognized as an outstanding business leader by the American Marketing Association, Smith-Bezjian has worked with the aerospace, education, and entertainment industries. Her research areas include consumer behavior, integrating service-learning into business curricula, and transformational scholarship.


  • DBA, Management, United States International University
  • MBA (Emphasis in Marketing), Azusa Pacific University
  • B.S., Marketing, California State University, Los Angeles


School of Business and Management


  • Issues in Consumer Behavior
  • Management and Leadership
  • Marketing
  • Transformational Scholarship

Courses Taught

  • BUSI 210 – Principles of Management
  • BUSI 360 – Principles of Marketing
  • BUSI 370 – International Business
  • BUSI 450 – Strategic Management
  • BUSI 583 – Integrated Decision Making
  • IBUS 373 – Global Marketing Management
  • IBUS 374 – Topics in International Management and Strategy
  • MKTG 362 – Consumer Behavior
  • MKTG 465 – Strategic Marketing Management