Department: Management and International Business
Office: Gene Rainbolt Graduate School of Business
865 Research Parkway, Suite 300, Oklahoma City, OK 73104
Phone: (405) 325-1969
Director, Executive Business Programs, Aerospace and Defense
Professor Shad Satterthwaite is the Director for Executive Business Programs in Aerospace and Defense. He and his wife Valerie have three children, three in-law children and two grandchildren. Before coming to the Gene Rainbolt Graduate School of Business, he served as associate dean for OU Extended Campus and assistant vice president for Continuing Education Academic Programs. He taught courses in the Political Science Department and managed the faculty-in-residence program at the University of Oklahoma. He currently serves as the faculty advisor to the OU Student Veterans Association.
Professor Satterthwaite is a retired colonel in the U.S. Army Reserves and served two tours in Afghanistan. He was last assigned to the Army War College as a faculty instructor. Dr. Satterthwaite has been named Foundation for Defense of Democracies Academic Fellow and the President’s Distinguished Faculty Mentoring Program Outstanding Mentor. He also received the UOSA’s Outstanding Faculty Award. He has published articles focusing on political science, public administration, the media, and voting behavior.
- Ph.D. in Political Science, University of Oklahoma
- M.P.A., University of Oklahoma
- Master of Strategic Studies, U.S. Army War College
- B.A. in Political Science, Weber State University