Darla Donaldson, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Finance and Social Entrepreneurship
Office Phone: (951) 343-5017 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Office Location: School of Business Office Hours: by appointment during this summer
|Ph.D.||Financial Management||Northcentral University||2016|
|B.B.A.||Engineering Route to Business||University of Texas, Austin||1985|
* Corporate Finance
* Business Statistics
* Social Entrepreneurship
* Internship in Business
* Operations Management
* Introduction to Business
Academic Areas & Scholarly Interests
* Business for Transformation (B4T)
* Business as Mission (BAM)
* Impact Investment and Social Enterprise Funding
* Social Enterprise
* Seattle Pacific University, Seattle, Washington, 1999
* Greenville College, Greenville, Illinois, 1997
* Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas, 1989
Research, Presentations, & Publications
Donaldson, Darla & Herrity, Andrew, (November 16, 2018) Individual's Donation Decision and Social Enterprise: A Quantitative Investigation, ARNOVA Conference Presentation
Donaldson, Darla (November 8, 2017) Women in Business Panel Presentation, California Baptist University.
Donaldson, Darla (September 28, 2017). Social Enterprise Presentation for Startup Week Riverside
Donaldson, Darla (2017). “Individuals’ Donation Decisions and Social Enterprise: A Quantitative Investigation”, Dissertation
Social enterprise presenter and monitor for the Social Enterprise Panel at the Sixth Annual Faith-Based Small Business Summit for the presentation:Social Enterprise for Businesses & Faith Based Groups--Creating Revenue Streams to Make a Difference in Your Community".
Ma, C.K., Dare, W.H. & Donaldson, D.R. (1990). Testing rationality in the futures markets. Journal of Futures, 10(2), 137–152. doi: 10.1002/fut.3990100205
Church Membership & Activities
Active member of Magnolia Church serving via VBS, women's Bible study, and local ministry team.
Community Service & Involvement
Volunteer at the Safehouse in Riverside
Go Fund volunteer
LOVE Riverside participant
Olive Crest Board member
Riverside City College Business and Information Systems Advisory Committee member
Interests & Hobbies
My husband, Anthony Donaldson, is the founding dean of the Gordon and Jill Bourns College of Engineering and both my children are CBU alumni. We enjoy traveling and seeing where God is at work around the world.
"The Spirit of the Lord is upon me, because He anointed me to preach the gospel to the poor. He has sent me to proclaim release to the captives, and recovery of sight to the blind, to set free those who are oppressed, to proclaim the favorable year of the Lord." Luke 4:18–19, NASB