Dr. Ana Iglesias

Dr. Ana Iglesias

Assistant Professor of Management

Phone: 843-661-1421


Ph.D., Georgia State University
MBA, Mackenzie University
B.Sc., Paulista University


A Brazil native, Dr. Ana-Elisa Iglesias holds a Ph.D. in Business Administration from Georgia State University, an MBA from Mackenzie University and a B.Sc. in Computer Science from Paulista University. She is an Assistant Professor of Management at Francis Marion University, where she teaches Human Resource Management (HRM), Strategic HRM, and Management of Organizations. Previously, she was a member of the College of Business and the Healthcare Analytics Program faculty at the University of Wisconsin in La Crosse, where she fostered cooperation between the University and industry leaders. Dr. Iglesias has taught at the Robinson College of Business at Georgia State University and has been a researcher and mentor at the Freeman School of Business at Tulane University, where she taught at the undergraduate, masters, and Ph.D. levels. She has also taught in summer programs in Latin America and Europe and has presented her research at national and international conferences. Her research interests include the examination of team dynamics and managerial cognition in several contexts.


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