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Breena E. Coates

Title: Professor

College: College of Business and Public Administration

Department: Management


Phone: 909-537-5731

Office: JB-405


University Professor and Academic Executive, with broad and deep knowledge and experience in multiple levels of university governance. High tolerance for risk and uncertainty in the turbulent organizational environments of complex organizations. Commitment to the vision of sustainability in corporate strategizing.

  • Organizational Strategy & Behavior for Sustainable Organizations
  • Impact of Public Management, Policy and Law on Organizations
  • Ph.D., Public Management and Policy, Grad. School of Public & Internat. Affairs, University of Pittsburgh, 1999 (focus Organizational Behavior/HR)
  • MPA, Public Management and Policy, Grad. School of Public & Internt. Affairs University of Pittsburgh, 1993 (focus Organizational Behavior/HR)
  • Certificate in Public Personnel & Labor Relations Mgt., University of Pittsburgh, 1993
  • Certificate in Mediation and Conflict-Resolution, Pittsburgh Mediation Center, 1995, 1996
  • B.A., English Honors, Calcutta University
  • Wolfson Fellowship in Public Personnel Management, University of Pittsburgh 1992
  • Gloria Fitzgibbons Memorial Award for Scholastic Achievement & Leadership, University of Pittsburgh, 1993
  • Outstanding Student Honoree at Convocation, University of Pittsburgh, 1993.
  • Outstanding Faculty Contributions to California State University-IVC, Alumni Association “Montezuma Award”, 2003
  • Outstanding Paper Award. Academy of Business and Administrative Sciences, 2004, to be presented in Tallinn, Estonia, July 16, 2004
  • Professor Emerita, lifetime title, Spring 2007 utstanding Professor Award, San Diego State University-Imperial Valley Campus, Commencement, 2005
  • Commandant’s Award for Outstanding Teaching & Service, US Army War College, 2009, presented by Major General Robert Williams
  • Excellence in Research Award, College of Business & Public Administration,California State University, San Bernardino, 2015
Teaching Fields

Public Administration Strategy & Leadership Organizational Behavior (Public Sector)

Employment Law/Public Sector Scope of Public Administration Introduction to Public Administration Public Personnel & Labor Relations

Business Administration Global Strategy Organizational Behavior (Private Sector) Employment Law for Business Situational Leadership Personnel & Labor Relations Mgt. International Business Management