Personal Information

Alliant School of Management

Business Administration

San Diego Campus

Associate Professor

Associate Professor

Alliant International University, San Diego
10455 Pomerado Road
San Diego CA 92131


Courses, Research Interests, Publications

Sustainable Development Strategies and Management

Strategy and Business Degree Capstone

Organizational Behavior and Leadership

corporate strategy and governance, sustainable development strategies, corporate social responsibility; business development

Publications in the Journal of Business Ethics, Journal of Corporate Governance, Journal of Business Strategy, etc.

Presentations given at the European Academy of Business In Society, Western Academy of Management, Strategic Management Society, etc.

Academic History and Background

PhD, University of Calgary, Canada, 2004, 2004

Professional Practice and Community Service

Consultation provided on strategic issues, sustainable development and social responsibility practices, clean technology and business development.

Bio and Links

Dr. Henry Petersen is a specialist in strategic policy and planning and has expertise that spans the management paradigm.

As Faculty of the School of Management, Alliant International University, Dr. Petersen teaches Strategy and General Management and conducts research in the areas of strategy, corporate governance, social responsibility and social/environmental management.

He has experience working with for-profit and not-for-profit entities and has worked in or served in a consulting capacity across many industries including construction, energy, waste treatment, industry development in developing economies, clean technology, and micro-finance.

Aside from serving as an educator, researcher, and consultant, Dr. Petersen is also involved in a number of business community organizations such as Connect San Diego, San Diego Corporate Social Responsibility Roundtable, and the Clean Tech Open, to name a few.

Dr. Petersen has a Ph.D. in Strategy and Sustainable Development, a Master of Science in Energy and Environmental Management, and a Bachelor of Science in Cellular, Molecular, Microbial Biology (CMMBI) and Zoology.