Darla Donaldson, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Finance and Social Entrepreneurship

Office Phone: (951) 343-5017
E-mail: ddonaldson@calbaptist.edu
Office Location: School of Business
Office Hours: Wednesdays: Noon–4 p.m., Thursdays: 2–4 p.m., and by appointment

Degree Major Emphasis Institution Year
Ph.D. Financial Management Northcentral University 2016
M.B.A. Finance Texas Tech 1989
B.A. Engineering Route to Business University of Texas, Austin 1985
  • Courses Taught

    * Corporate Finance
    * Business Statistics
    * Microfinance
    * 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

  • Teaching Experience

    * Seattle Pacific University, Seattle, Washington, 1999
    * Greenville College, Greenville, Illinois, 1997
    * Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas, 1989

  • Research, Presentations, & Publications

    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 on the prayer team, the Bridge, and the local ministry team

  • Community Service & Involvement

    Volunteer at the Safehouse in Riverside

  • Personal Philosophy

    "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