Office: RH 301D
Phone: (907) 786-4157
Email: afrp2@uaa.alaska.edu
Rashmi Prasad
Dean
Dean's Office

Dr. Rashmi Prasad is Dean of the College of Business and Public Policy at the University of Alaska Anchorage.  In leading the largest college of professional studies in the state of Alaska, Dr. Prasad has helped to build a dynamic group of faculty and staff to deliver the highest quality teaching, research and service to further the well-being and prosperity of Alaska.  Prior to becoming Dean, Dr. Prasad was a faculty member at the University of Alaska Anchorage for the eleven years and currently holds the rank of Professor of Business Administration.

Dr. Prasad has lived in many countries, but spent his formative years in the Midwest, where he studied at the University of Michigan and University of Illinois, before completing his PhD at the University of Kentucky in Lexington.  Dr. Prasad is a dedicated teacher, frequently honored by students, peers and alumni for the quality of his teaching and student advising.  Deeply committed to scholarship, Dr. Prasad has wide ranging research interests, with a principal focus on business ethics, inter-cultural management, and health systems administration.  A productive scholar, he has contributed chapters to numerous books and published articles in notable journals such as Business and Politics, Governance, and The Journal of Business Ethics.  Dr. Prasad has frequently negotiated the boundaries of culture and institutions in his academic life, engaging in significant academic work related to Russia, India and China, while also remaining active in consulting with numerous businesses, non-profits and government agencies.

Dr. Prasad has actively contributed to efforts to resolve the nettlesome problems associated with the healthcare system, providing expert input on health-related public policy issues to government bodies and numerous professional societies.  Dr. Prasad has served as Director of Graduate Programs in the College of Business and Public Policy, Chair of the University Honors Council, the Graduate Council and has contributed extensively to service of the University of Alaska Anchorage.