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Peter Melhus

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Peter Melhus

Associate Professor, Management

Peter Melhus

Peter Melhus is an associate professor of management and sustainable business in the College of Business at San Francisco State University. He has 25 years of private sector experience and 25 years of experience in non-governmental organizational leadership, including multiple-year positions as executive director/board member of multi-stakeholder collaborative groups and single purpose NGOs.

Melhus holds a doctorate in city and regional planning from the University of California at Berkeley, a master of business administration from Santa Clara University, and a bachelor of engineering degree in mechanical engineering from The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art in New York City.

Contact Information



Office Hours: T 10:30-11:00am, 1:45-3:45pm; W 10:30-11:00am, 4:45-5:45pm (DTC 624F)

Phone: 405-3678

Department: Management

Location: BUS 339/DTC 624F

Advising Duties: Advisor (Grad)


  • Ph.D. (2005), University of California, Berkeley
  • MBA (1978) Santa Clara University
  • BEME (1973) The Copper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art

Honors and Awards

Switzer Environmental Fellow (2002-2003)

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