Dr. Craig R. Seal is a tenured Professor in the Management Department in the Jack H. Brown College of Business and Public Administration (JHBC) at California State University, San Bernardino (CSUSB).
He has also served as the Associate Vice President and Dean of Undergraduate Studies for CSUSB, as well as the Associate Dean of Student Success & Assessment, the MBA Director in JHBC. Before coming to CSUSB, he was the inaugural Director of Center for Social and Emotional Competence at the University of the Pacific and was an Assistant Professor of Commerce at Niagara University.
He received his Ph.D. in Business Administration from George Washington University (where he was awarded the 2006 Board of Advisors Doctoral Student Award for Outstanding Commitment to the School of Business), his MA in Counseling Psychology from Boston College, and his BS in Psychology from Santa Clara University (where he was awarded the 1991 Nobili Medal).
Dr. Seal teaches graduate and undergraduate courses in Organizational Behavior and Human Resource Management. His teaching philosophy is to integrate management theory and practice through real world projects and student written, instructor facilitated cases.
Dr. Seal focuses his research agenda on personal interpersonal capacity, creating the social emotional competence development model and measure. His work has been published in Human Performance, Organization Management Journal, Journal of Management Education, and Journal of Psychological Issues in Organizational Culture.
He has been inducted into Golden Key (International Honor Society), Phi Kappa Phi (Multidisciplinary Collegiate Honor Society), Phi Beta Delta (Society of International Scholars), and Beta Gamma Sigma (International Honor Society). He is a member of the Consortium for Research on Emotional Intelligence in Organizations and the Academy of Management. He is the past-President of the Inland Empire Society for Human Resource Management (IE SHRM), and has earned both his Professional in Human Resources (PHR) and Society for Human Resource Certified Professional (SHRM-CP) certifications.
Before transitioning to academia, he worked in various managerial and executive roles in the non-profit, real estate, and staffing industries for Goodwill Industries, Coldwell Banker, and Aquent, Inc. respectively.
George Washington University, Washington, DC; Doctor of Philosophy (Business Administration), 2001 – 2007
Boston College, Boston, MA; Master of Arts (Counseling Psychology), 1993 – 1995
Santa Clara University, Santa Clara, CA; Bachelor of Science (Psychology), 1987 – 1991