Dean and John E. Anderson Chair in Management, UCLA Anderson School of Management
Judy Olian is dean of the UCLA Anderson School of Management, where she is also the John E. Anderson Chair in Management. Under her leadership, UCLA Anderson has hired a record number of faculty from the world's best research institutions, launched new degree and certificate programs, initiated global immersion courses and developed targeted partnerships, especially in Asia and Latin America. She was previously dean and professor of management at the Smeal College of Business Administration at The Pennsylvania State University, and served in various faculty and executive roles at the Robert H. Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland. She has also been chairman of the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International). Olian has been widely published in journals, wrote a weekly syndicated newspaper column and hosted a monthly television show on current topics in business. She holds a B.S. from The Hebrew University, Jerusalem, and an M.S. and Ph.D. from the University of Wisconsin, Madison.