Not just instructors.
True thought leaders.
Western International University® (West) professors are highly educated, highly experienced, and highly respected — by both students and peers. Adjunct professors will help augment learning, administer testing and provide personal feedback between lectures. By bringing lead and practitioner faculty together in our courses, students receive the dual benefit of academic knowledge and professional industry experience.
Meet some of West’s instructors
Lisa Klein Pearo, D.B.ADr. Klein Pearo earned her Doctorate in Business Administration in Marketing and her Master in Business Administration in General Management from Harvard Business School and holds a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Yale University. She has done research and consulting in the areas of hospitality marketing, online marketing, and market research for consumer markets and taught extensively in undergraduate, MBA, and Executive Education programs.
Jennifer E. Lee, PhDDr. Lee earned her PhD in Psychology from the University of Toledo and completed her undergraduate work in Psychobiology and Learning at the University of Redlands in California. She has a breadth of research experience, including learning in single-celled organisms and hearing across species. She has written curricula and courses in Psychology and Organizational Behavior and has expertise with a variety of online learning technologies.
Jimmie Flores, PhD, DM, CAPM, PMP, RMP, SSBB, ITIL, SPHR, GPHR, Security+Dr. Flores holds two doctorates and seven master degrees, including a Doctor of Management in Information Systems and Technology from the University of Phoenix and a Doctor of Human and Organizational Development from Fielding Graduate University. He has held leadership positions in several multinational Fortune 500 companies in the areas of Information Technology, Organizational Development, Project Management, and Continuous Improvement and is also a published author and experienced instructor.
Wendy W. Achilles, PhD, CPADr. Achilles earned her PhD in Business with a specialization in Accounting at Virginia Commonwealth University and is a licensed CPA. She spent several years in corporate taxation, working as a tax manager for a multinational corporation performing duties such as tax compliance, international tax research, and Securities & Exchange Commission reporting. She has taught at the undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral levels, and her research interests include behavioral issues in taxation and accounting education.