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Dr. Michael Graney-Mulholland, DBA

Dr. Michael Graney-Mulholland, DBA
Department Chair
John F. Kennedy University
(925) 969-3319

Dean, College of Undergraduate Studies, completed her doctorate in business at Golden Gate University in 2005. Her background has always been in business and education, both in the corporate and academic environment. She has over 30 years of business experience beginning with Pacific Bell and ending with Washington Mutual as the director of training for all of Card Services. She is native of the Bay Area with the majority of her time living in the city of Oakland. She teaches organizational behavior and business courses in both programs.

Since joining JFKU School of Management, her goals are to provide academic rigorous as well as practical application learning to the students. The curriculum provides the requirements for both the BSBA and MBA degree with an emphasis on social responsibility. All adjunct faculty hold a minimum of a Master's Degree in their field of study plus current work experience in there are of expertise. She has a special interest in Women's Studies. She published her dissertation on "Mature Professional Women's Effectiveness in the New Business Model." Her next research will study the differences between the younger generations of women in the workforce compared to the mature generation of working women.


DBA, Golden Gate University, 2005
MBA, Univeristy of Phoenix
BSBA, University of Phoenix