Lumina Albert is an Associate Professor of Management. Her research seeks to extend knowledge of ethical behavior, social justice and social entrepreneurship. Dr. Albert has an MBA (with a specialization in Marketing and Human Resource Management) and a PhD in Organizational Behavior. In 2012, Dr. Albert was selected to receive the ‘Best Teacher of CSU Award’, which is given to outstanding educators at CSU by the CSU Alumni Association and Student Alumni Connection. As part of her doctoral dissertation, Dr. Albert conducted research at the Department of Psychology at Stanford University. In 2007, she was awarded the AAUW International Post-doctoral Fellowship to continue her research at the Department of Psychology, Stanford University and at the Graduate School of Business at Stanford. She has served as a consultant with organizations such as Procter & Gamble, International Justice Mission and Child Relief & You (CRY) on issues ranging from strategic public relations to organizing social marketing campaigns.
Besides teaching and research at CSU, Dr. Albert is deeply passionate about supporting diversity and inclusion efforts at CSU. She is a Fellow for Inclusive Excellence at CSU, and serves on the steering committee for the Multicultural Undergraduate Research Art and Leadership symposium (MURALS). She is also the faculty advisor for Global Business Network (GBN), a student-driven organization that promotes cross-cultural understanding and international business etiquette. She also advises the International Justice Mission (Student Chapter), an international human rights organization that secures justice for victims of slavery, sexual exploitation and other forms of violent oppression. In her spare time, Dr. Albert enjoys cooking international cuisine for her friends and family, interior designing, and traveling around the world!