D.B.A., M.B.A., Saint Leo University; B.S.B.A., University of Central Florida



Dr. Bland is the Chair of Organizational Leadership and an Assistant Professor of Management. She earned her Doctor of Business Administration (D.B.A.) and MBA from Saint Leo University and her B.S.B.A. in business administration from the University of Central Florida. Dr. Bland has past industry experience in business management, management consulting, and banking. She is a member of the Association for Asian Studies and the Academy of Management. Professor Bland’s previous research topics have included emotional intelligence, Korean pop (K-pop) marketing studies, and entrepreneurship. She has also spent time as the editor for Culture and Empathy, a peer-reviewed journal focusing on Asian and Hallyu research.