Lisa B. Bussom

Lisa B. Bussom, BS, MS, PE

  • Senior Lecturer
  • Director of Experiential Learning

Programs I Teach


  • MS, Industrial Management (1987)
    Widener University (PA)
  • BS, Industrial Engineering (1983)
    Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey--New Brunswick (NJ)

About Me

My background is in industrial engineering and management. Prior to accepting a faculty position in the School of Business Administration, I was the assistant dean and director of the graduate business programs.

Before that, I worked for Boeing as an analyst, supervisor, and project manager. I believe that by understanding how different processes work, we can find and correct problems. My teaching interests are in the fields of operations and how technology and change impact organizations.

Research Interests

I am working on the development of interactive and multimedia tools to enhance the operations management course. In addition, I am currently working with Graduate Enrollment Management to apply business process modeling and Six Sigma techniques to determine and prevent poor graduate student retention.

Professional Affiliations & Memberships

The Association for Operations Management (APICS), American Society for Quality (ASQ)


  • Frank Lordi Pedagogical Research Award (2014)

  • William J. Zakha Distinguished Undergraduate Teaching Award (2012)

  • John Sevier Award for Service to the School of Business Administration (2007)