Linda Sama, Ph.D

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Associate Dean for Global Initiatives and Professor of Management

The Peter J. Tobin College of Business

St. John's University

Linda M. Sama is the Associate Dean for Global Initiatives and a Professor of Management in the Peter J. Tobin College of Business at St. John’s University. Most recently, she launched the Global Microloan Program (G.L.O.B.E.) at St. John’s University and serves as the Program Director. Dr. Sama earned a Ph.D. in Strategic Management from the City University of New York, a Masters in Philosophy at Baruch (CUNY), and an MBA in International Finance from McGill University. She teaches primarily in the areas of International Business, Strategic Management, and Business Ethics. The new initiative in global micro-lending in the Business School educates students in entrepreneurship and microfinance as they work in cooperation with the Daughters of Charity to source and lend money to small business practitioners in developing regions of the globe.

Academic Background

  • Ph.D., Strategic Management, The City University of New York

Affiliation with the Center

Vincentian Research Fellow,
Class of 2009

Food for Thought

Catholic universities will be particularly attentive to the poorest and to those who suffer economic, social, cultural or religious injustice. This responsibility begins within the academic community but it also finds application beyond it.

Pope John Paul II, Ex Corde Ecclesiae (40)