Leadership Team

Elizabeth Davis, Dean

Welcome to Saint Mary’s College of California, School of Economics and Business Administration (SEBA) and welcome to the San Francisco Bay Area - the heart of global innovation.  

Elizabeth Davis, Dean, School of Economics and Business Administration The School of Economics and Business Administration is a thriving part of this hub of innovation – its programs are contemporary, relevant and exciting - we invite you to explore SEBA and the flexible learning environment offered here. The School offers a rich academic legacy paired with its mission of educating this next generation of business leaders to think globally and lead responsibly. 

SEBA is situated at the intersection of a liberal arts foundation combined with the business skills, knowledge and tools to give a competitive advantage in today’s marketplace.  This educational context comes with an emphasis on Lasallian principles, which include respect, inclusivity, excellence in education, and social justice. These combined building blocks create a powerful force of graduates fueling the creativity and innovation in the Bay Area and beyond. 

The School offers a rich academic legacy paired with its mission of educating this next generation of business leaders to think globally and lead responsibly. 

As an innovator in new program development - we were first to bring an Executive MBA Hybrid program to the Bay Area and launched our Executive Doctorate in Business Administration in 2019.  SEBA Undergrad programs now boast a Business Analytics concentration along with a standalone Technology, Engineering and Business certificate program designed to prepare our students as future business leaders. Furthermore, SEBA is one of only 5% of business schools worldwide to be accredited by the AACSB - the largest and most widely recognized business school accreditation association.

Our School is supported by our high quality and distinguished faculty who are well known Teacher-Scholars in their fields. A hallmark of this accreditation translates to an active network of exceptional alumni who are doing innovative and transformative things in their professional and personal lives. SEBA elevates the learning conversation to industry real-world applications and experiences. Come join us in class or visit us in the Bay Area.  We look forward to walking alongside you on this journey of learning and transformation at Saint Mary’s College.

Elizabeth B. Davis, Ph.D.
Dean, School of Economics & Business Administration
Professor of Management & Strategy
Saint Mary’s College of California
ebd1@stmarys-ca.edu