Professor of Marketing
JD, University of Kansas; MBA University of Michigan
Professor Durr received a double degree B.S. in Computer Information Systems and Telecommunications Management, and an M.A. in Mass Communications all from Syracuse University; an M.B.A. focusing on International Business and Marketing from the University of Michigan-Ann Arbor; a J.D. from the University of Kansas, and has progressed towards candidacy (ABD) in the Doctoral Program at Golden Gate University with a specialization in International Business. He has taught courses at both the undergraduate and graduate level for business programs at San Jose State University, Menlo College, Golden Gate University, Santa Clara University, Loyola Marymount University, Fordham University, Peking University, Tsinghua University, Beijing Jiaotong University, The University of Belize, and others. He was awarded competitive teaching commendations from several of the programs. Professor Durr has lived and worked overseas (primarily Asia) and is continuing his study of Bahasa Indonesia and Mandarin Chinese Languages. His research interests include leveraging information technology for competitive advantage, brand management in developing markets and cross-cultural communications. In addition to business services consulting to technology companies in the Silicon Valley for over 6 years, professor Durr has studied Post-Graduate at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and at the graduate program in East Asia Studies (China focus) at the University of California at Los Angeles. He is admitted to practice Law in Wisconsin, and as Foreign Counsel in China.