Business, Education, International Business, Management
Strategic planning, International business
Title: Professor, Chair - Management
Office Phone: 303-615-0139
Mobile Phone: 303-250-2159
Alternate Phone: 303-368-5971
Interviewed by: KACT-TV
Debbie Gilliard, Ph.D., is chair and professor in the Department of Management at Metropolitan State University of Denver.
Gilliard has served as department chair since 2008 and is involved in many school and university committees. She is a faculty advisor for the International Business program, spearheaded the development of the global business programs at MSU Denver and serves on the MSU Denver Strategic Planning Task Force. Gilliard received the College of Business, Dean’s Special Award “Unsung Hero Scholarly Activity.” She is active in the community serving as representative to the Aurora Chamber of Commerce, participates in the Aurora Business and Professional Women’s Organization and is on the Board of the Western Decision Sciences Institute.
Gilliard has presented her scholarly work at regional and national conferences. Her case studies have been published in strategic management textbooks and used in the strategic management course at MSU Denver. She conducts research on strategic management and international business.
Gilliard received her doctorate in management from Arizona State University, a master’s in management from University of Colorado, Denver and a bachelor’s in management from University of Northern Colorado.