Stephen Standifird is Dean
of the Butler College of Business. Prior to joining Butler
University in 2014, Standifird served as the dean of the business
school at the University of Evansville. He previously held the
positions of Associate Dean of Graduate and Professional Programs
and Director of Undergraduate Programs, both at the University of
San Diego. Standifird earned the B.S. in chemical engineering from
Purdue University (1989) before earning the Master of Business
Administration degree from Northwestern University (1994), and a
Ph.D. in Organization Studies from the University of Oregon (1999).
During his career in higher education, he has served as a visiting
lecturer at the Academy of Entrepreneurship and Management in
Warsaw, Poland, has been published more than two dozen times in
nearly as many publications, and has presented at numerous
conferences. He serves on the editorial boards of the Journal of
Management Inquiry and Corporate Reputation Review.