Dedicated Faculty Mentors

School of Business Faculty

The faculty mentors in CalSouthern’s School of Business are experienced business professionals as well as dedicated, responsive and highly credentialed educators.

They will be there for you—via phone, email or Skype—to answer any questions you may have and to help you master the course material. And, equally important, they will help you take the concepts you learn and apply them to resolve challenges commonly faced in today’s increasingly complex and globalized business world, using the latest best practices.

CalSouthern’s faculty mentors are positive, encouraging and supportive—and entirely dedicated to your academic and professional success.


John Gaze, PhD

Faculty Mentor, School of Business

Areas of Interest and Expertise
Diversity, healthcare, higher education

Dr. Gaze has more than 30 years of experience in the areas of general administration, human resources, marketing, finance, logistics, facilities management, health benefit contracts, contracting and auditing. He has worked in civilian, Veterans Health Administration and military (Air Force and Navy) healthcare facilities.

Dr. Gaze retired from the Navy in 2011 after serving 23 years as a Naval officer and healthcare administrator. He currently works as a supervisory auditor for the U.S. government.

Dr. Gaze has taught undergraduate and graduate courses online, mixed-mode and face-to-face since 2003.

He spends all of his free time with his wife and four children. This includes trips to Disney World, the zoo, science center and more.

Educational Background
PhD, Touro College, New York, New York; MBA, Trident University International, Cypress, California; MS, Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts; MEd, Pennsylvania State University, State College, Pennsylvania; BS, Excelsior College, Albany, New York; MBA, City University of Seattle, Seattle, Washington; BBA, Tampa College, Tampa, Florida


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