Susan Harker

Susan Szasz Harker

MBA Program Director

As program director of the Responsible Business MBA program, Susan (Szasz) Harker is proud to be part of the development of responsible leaders that will help build the sustainable and ethical businesses of the future.

Susan has a broad business background, having worked in finance, operations, and human resources in the banking, telecomm, and high tech industries. She found her passion in human resources and led that function for global businesses at Hewlett-Packard before transitioning to academia to invest in the development of a diverse set of future leaders at CSUMB. She has taught Human Resources, Organizational Behavior, Service Learning, and Macroeconomics at CSUMB and Managing for Organizational Effectiveness at the Naval Postgraduate School MBA.

She holds an MBA from UC Berkeley, a B.A. in Economics and French from Duke University, and is working on her Ph.D. in Management at UNC Greensboro where she is focusing on issues of social and economic equity as well as the gig economy.