Meet the Dean

Dr. Steven Gold, Dean of the School of Business

Steven J. Gold, PhD is the acting Dean for the College of Business. While starting out life as a philosophy professor, teaching and publishing extensively in legal philosophy, political theory, and professional ethics, Dr. Gold moved into organizational studies and information technology in 1999 as the founding faculty member of Trident (Touro) University. There Dr. Gold was Dean of the Colleges of Business and Information Systems and later VP of outreach where he worked extensively with the US Military. Most recently Dr. Gold was the General Education Director for the Art Institute, Orange County. Dr. Gold’s current lines of academic research center on the notion of Wisdom in decision making, disability theory and organizations, and, on the side, he enjoys being a free-lance martial arts writer. Thinking like a teacher first, Dr. Gold always says, “Every Student is a good student and can be taught to the best of his or her ability if MOTIVATED to WANT to learn”.  

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