Rocket Fuel

graduate: Faculty

Terry Curl, PhD, PE
Title:
Adjunct Professor, Executive MPA
Department:
Business , Undergraduate
Campus:
San Francisco
  • 415-442-6500

Terry Curl is a registered professional engineer and currently works for a large global engineering and construction company. He spent 23 years in the US Army as a military officer. He served overseas in Vietnam, Korea, Panama, and Europe. Curl also had assignments in the Pentagon and other US installations. Since leaving the US Army, he worked as an Assistant City Manager and City Manager and with several engineering companies besides his current employer.

COURSES TAUGHT

EMPA 302
Public Policy
EMPA 303
Organizational Analysis and Development
PAD 104
Privatization and the Public Service

Introduction to Public Administration

Leadership and Management

Capstone -- Final Master Course

Administration and Law

RESEARCH INTERESTS AND AREAS OF SPECIALIZATION

Public Policy

Organizational Behavior

Human Resources

Mathematics

EDUCATION

  • PhD, Public Administration, University of Southern California

  • MPA, Public Administration, University of Southern California

  • MS, Applied Mathematics, US Naval Postgraduate School

  • MS, Engineering, North Dakota State University

PROFESSIONAL AND TEACHING EXPERIENCE

2006 - Present: Vice President/Director - Ports and Marine Regional Manager, CH2M HILL

2005 - 2006: Senior Program Manager, Ports and Marine, Brown and Root

2004 - 2005: Marine/Port Program Manager, Parsons Corporation

1993 - 1997: Regional/Business Development Manager, SHN Engineers

1989 - 1993: Assistant City Manager, City of Eureka

Chief of Staff, US Army Corps of Engineers, South Pacific Division

Instructor, University of San Francisco

Instructor, University of Southern California

Instructor, College of Redwood

Instructor, North Dakota State University

Instructor, Golden Gate University

HONORS AND AWARDS

  • Outstanding Adjunct Faculty Award, Golden Gate University, 2013