View Faculty List Robert G. Spagnola, J.D., Ph.D. Assistant Dean & Associate Professor, School of Education College for Professional Studies firstname.lastname@example.org ProfessionalBioResearch &ScholarshipAwards &Recognition Professional Bio Degrees Ed.M, Education Policy and Management, Harvard Graduate School of Education, Cambridge, MA Ph.D., Business Administration, emphasis in Business Strategy & Management, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln NE LL.M., University of Denver, Denver, CO J.D. & BA, Creighton University, Omaha, NE Professional Credentials & Memberships Colorado Bar Association Nebraska Bar Association Colorado Professional Principal’s License Colorado Professional Superintendent’s License Academic & Professional Experience Teaching: Assistant Principal, Hinkley High School, Aurora Public Schools, Aurora, Colorado Associate Professor, Department of Management, Colorado State University Assistant Professor, Department of Management, Colorado State University Assistant Professor, Department of Management, University of Denver Early Career: Vice President and Manager, Corporate Trust First Interstate Bank of Denver, N.A. Federal Tax Supervisor, Johns-Manville Corporation, Denver, CO Tax Senior, Coopers & Lybrand Assistant City Attorney, City of Omaha, Omaha, NE Research & Scholarship Publications R. Spagnola: “Blended Delivery Format in Accelerated School Leadership Programs: Analysis and Commentary.” Learning Forward National Conference on Online Learning, Fall, 2012 R. Spagnola: “A new model for the assessment and evaluation of student learning in a university teacher education program: The role of the Regis University portfolio gate system.” National Evaluation Institute, October, 2010. R. Freese & R. Spagnola: “New challenges in international commercial disputes: Alternative dispute resolution under NAFTA.” The Colorado Lawyer, September, 1997, pp. 61-65. R. Spagnola: “Improving productivity down under: Exploring Australia’s best practices program.” SAM Advanced Management Journal, 1996, 61(4), Autumn, pp. 24-30. P. Mallette & R. Spagnola: "State anti-corporate takeover laws: Issues and arguments." The Journal of Managerial Issues, 1995, 7(2), Summer, pp. 142-160. P. Mallette & R. Spagnola: "State takeover legislation: The political defense." SAM Advanced Management Journal, Summer, 1994, 59(3), pp. 15-23. R. Spagnola & R. Brannan: "International joint ventures: A perspective on organizational and accounting implications of global partnering for U.S. multinationals." The International Journal of Accounting, 1994, 29, pp. 34-45. R. McGowan, R. Spagnola, & R. Brannan: "The role of sector in determining organizational effectiveness: A comparative assessment." Public Productivity and Management Review, Fall, 1993, 17 (1), pp. 15-27. R. Spagnola & R. Brannan: "International joint ventures: A perspective on strategic and accounting implications of global partnering." Proceedings of the 1993 Midwest Regional Meeting, American Accounting Association, St. Louis, Missouri, April. R. Spagnola & C. Spagnola: "Total quality management in commercial lending." The Journal of Commercial Lending, February, 1993, pp. 6-17. R. Spagnola & C. Spagnola: "Total quality management in commercial lending." The Journal of Commercial Lending, 25 th Special Collection Series Focusing on Fundamentals, 1993, pp. 123-135. R. Spagnola, D. Allen, & D. Eschen: "Loggers, industrialists, and spotted owls." Business Case Journal, Fall, 1993, pp. 1-22. R. Spagnola & R. Brannan: "B, B & M Leasing." The Journal of Accounting Case Research, Spring, 1993, pp. 12-17. R. McGowan, R. Spagnola, & R. Brannan: "The role of the governmental manager and organization effectiveness: A comparative assessment." Proceedings of the National Public Management Research Conference, Syracuse, New York, 1991. R. Brannan & R. Spagnola: "Ytima creek project: Budgeting for political and operating costs." 1991 Annual Advances in Business Cases, (electronically published by Midwest Society for Case Research). R. McGowan & R. Spagnola: "Developing new technologies" in Public Productivity Handbook, pp. 627-642, (M. Holzer, ed., 1992) (Marcel Dekker Administration and Policy Series). R. Spagnola, C. Haldeman, & N. Sampson: "Techniques and technologies for building creative teams." Proceedings of the Mountain Plains Management Conference, Ft. Collins, CO Sept, 1991. P. Mallette & R. Spagnola: "A nationwide profile of state takeover legislation." Proceedings of the Western Academy of Management, Santa Barbara, CA, March, 1991. R. Spagnola: "The effect of overhead costs on ROA in a newly deregulated service industry." Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Decision Sciences Institute, November, 1990, San Diego, CA. R. Spagnola: "A strategic assessment of opportunities and threats for foreign investors considering an equity joint venture in Hungary: An analysis of the Hungarian business infrastructure." Proceedings-Budapest Conference on Strategies for Business Ventures in Eastern Europe, November, 1990, Budapest, Hungary. R. Spagnola & L. Digman: "The environment for joint ventures with mainland China: An outsider's assessment." Proceedings of Pan Pacific Conference IV , Taipei, Taiwan, Republic of China, May, 1987. R Spagnola: “Antecedents and outcomes of total quality in economic reform: An analysis of Australian best practice.” Presented at the Society for the Advancement of Management International Management Conference, March, 1996, Corpus Christi, Texas. R. Spagnola: “Improving productivity down under:Exploring Australia’s best practices program.” American Society for Public Administration National Conference. Published in the abstracts, July, 1995, San Antonio, Texas. R. Spagnola & R. Brannan: " A comparative view of Asia’s corporate clans: Examining Korea’s chaebols and Japan’s keiretsu.” Facing East/Facing West Multidisciplinary Conference on North America’s Relations with Asia/Pacific Countries sponsored by Western Michigan University. Published in the abstracts, May, 1995, Kalamazoo, Michigan. R. Spagnola & R. Brannan: "A comparative view of Canadian, Mexican, and U.S. Policies on countertrade: Hegemony or harmony." American Society for Public Administration National Conference. Published in the abstracts, July, 1994, Kansas City, Missouri. R. Spagnola & R. Brannan: "NAFTA and its impact on countertrade among Canadian, American, and Mexican Firms." Facing North/Facing South Multidisciplinary Conference on U.S., Canadian, and Mexican Relations and NAFTA sponsored by Western Michigan University. Published in the abstracts, May, 1994, Kalamazoo, Michigan. R. Spagnola: "American Keiretsu: A new enterprise model for public-private sector synergy & U.S. international competitiveness." American Society for Public Administration National Conference. Published in the abstracts, July, 1993, San Francisco, CA. R. McGowan & R. Spagnola: "An international view of telecommunications: A strategic resource for the 1990s." International Business Division of the Administrative Sciences Association of Canada, Vancouver, British Columbia, June, 1990. R. Spagnola & R. Brannan: "B, B & M Leasing." Presented at the 1990 Midwest Society for Case Research Case Writer's Workshop. Colorado State University. Awards & Recognition Chair, Regis University Strategic Planning Taskforce II. Selected to Chair one of 6 University-wide task forces responsible for design and implementation of University strategic plan. 2010. Administrator Award of Excellence. Aurora Public Schools. Awarded for exceptional service to students with special needs and gifted and talented students. 2003. Who’s Who in America, millennium edition (54th), 1999. Professor of the Year, 1998-1999. College of Business, Colorado State University. Who’s Who Among America’s Teachers, 5th biennial edition, 1998. Nominated Professor of the Year sponsored by the Colorado State University Alumni Association, 1998. Nominated Professor of the Year sponsored by the Colorado State University Alumni Association, 1997. Nominated Provost’s N. Preston Davis Award for Instructional Innovation, College of Business, Colorado State University’s, 1995. Nominated State Board of Agriculture’s Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching Award, 1994-1995 . Nominated Professor of the Year Award, CSU’s College of Business, 1994-1995. Grants Awarded $8000 Morgridge Foundation Technology Grant for Regis University, 2010. $1300 Colorado State University mini-grant for the creation of a Service Learning component in graduate international management course, 1995-1996 academic year.