Michael Santucci

Michael Santucci, Ph.D.

Business Faculty


  • Doctor of Business Administration (ABD), Computer & Information Science: Cleveland State University
  • Master of Business Administration: Robert Morris University
  • Bachelor of Science, Information Science: Robert Morris University
  • Associate in Science, Liberal Arts & Science: Community College of Allegheny County

Michael earned his B.S. in Information Science and his M.B.A. from Robert Morris University near Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He is currently in the dissertation phase of a Doctorate of Business Administration in the Computer and Information Science department at Cleveland State University. His research interests include exploring the emergence of social identity and group dynamics in computer-mediated interaction, supply chain management and enterprise systems use in small and medium enterprises, the organizational impact of technology, and computer-supported collaborative learning in e-Learning environments.

Michael’s teaching and research are informed by his experience in operations management and systems development roles. He has worked in a number of industries over 24 years, advancing through line, staff, administrative, and management roles, and has been involved with companies that ranged from small manufacturing firms with just a few employees to transnational corporations that employed more than ten thousand. His business career progressed through positions in production and inventory management, procurement, supply chain and logistics management, and systems analysis, with a major emphasis on systems design, development, and implementation and on business process improvement.

Courses Taught
BA 101 Introduction to Business and the Global Environment
BA 325 Information Management
BA 381 Operations Management
BA 411 Business Ethics and Society
BA 460 Entrepreneurship
BA 481 Project Management, Planning, and Control
BA 540 Operations Management (Graduate)
BA 699 Master Project