Francine Cullari, MA, MBA, JD
Francine Cullari is a Lecturer of Business Law. She has J.D. from Michigan State University and currently a candidate for LLM in International Business Law at University of London. In recent years, she took numerous continuing education legal courses. In addition to teaching Business Law in the BBA program and International Business Law in the MBA program, Francine also served for two years the Director of our school's Michigan Family Business Center. She participated in many of the center's workshops. Since Fall 2011, she has been part of the governing faculty of the School, also serving in the Summer Academic Review Committee. She collaborates with tenure-track faculty in research with concrete results in the form of publications (Journal of International Trade Law and Policy, Journal of Business Ethics, chapter in a book), conference proceedings and services to community businesses. She also has 12 non-peer reviewed publications. In addition to continuing her private practice of 28 years, she actively takes part in several committees and advisory boards of State Bar of Michigan. She attends school/university functions such as Dean Speaker Series, Business Appreciation Dinner, Economic Forum, Annual Internationalization Summits, and teaching center's workshops. She is a mentor to many students, particularly those interested in a legal career. Last but not least, she established the Alejandro and Emiliano Sanchez Scholarship, and provides input in the selection process.