PLU School of Business

Jim Brock, Ph.D.

Jim Brock, Ph.D.

Resident Professor of Business / Dean Emeritus

253-535-7160 (office)



James L. Brock began his work on August 1, 2008 as Dean of the School of Business at Pacific Lutheran University. From 1996 until 2007 he served as Dean of the Sigmund Weis School of Business at Susquehanna University in Pennsylvania. While at Susquehanna he was fortunate to live for several months in both London and Macau. From 1991 to 1996, he served as Vice President of Marketing for Pacific Steel & Recycling at the corporate offices in Great Falls, Montana. Pacific operates 37 branches in five Western states. He previously served as Dean of the College of Business at Montana State University (1987-91), where he began his academic career as a member of the marketing faculty in 1979. Dr. Brock earned his Ph.D. at Michigan State University and has authored a book and over a dozen scholarly publications. In Tacoma, he serves on the boards of the World Trade Center Tacoma and the Emergency Food Network.