Eastern Oregon University > College of Business > Margot Salas Geagon, PhD, MBA, MPA

Margot Salas Geagon, PhD, MBA, MPA

    Associate Professor of Business

    Phone: 541.962.3225
    Email: mgeagon@eou.edu
    Office: ZH-216

    Dr. Margot Geagon is an Associate Professor of Business: Production and Operations in the College of Business. As a first-generation college graduate, she received a PhD in Decision Sciences – Finance and Statistics from Walden University in 2009; an MBA with a concentration in Finance from Marylhurst University in 2003, an MPA in Program Evaluation from Portland State University in 2002; a Master Endorsement in Public Finance from Portland State University in 2002; and a BA in Business Administration from Western New Mexico University in 1999.

    Dr. Geagon is a seasoned academic who has held the position of Associate Professor of Quantitative Management and Finance at New Mexico Highlands University, Associate Professor of Finance at Saint Martin’s University, and Associate Professor of Supply Chain Management and Data Analytics Lead at Indiana Institute of Technology. The roles held in industry by Dr. Geagon include; Cost Accountant, Senior Financial Analyst, Senior Statistician, and Director of Actuarial Sciences.

    Dr. Geagon’s applied analytics expertise is in the areas of:
    • Finance
    • Applied Statistics
    • Supply Chain Management
    • Logistics
    • Operations Management
    • Project Management
    • Strategic Management
    • Optimization Modeling
    • Simulation Building
    • Program Evaluation and Assessment

    Dr. Geagon’s teaching philosophy and approach is dedicated to teaching students how to use rational, logical, systematic, science-based techniques to improve decisions that solve managerial problems and expand organizational excellence. Her students are encouraged to think critically and ethically as they challenge the status quo with the objective of contributing to positive social change.