Bruce W. Bellner, BBA, MBA, DBA is a faculty member in the Department of Management and Human Resources.
Current courses taught include: Strategy Formulation and Implementation for the BRIGHT Initiative MBA Fellows, the Global Environment of Business for the full-time MBA program, and International Human Resource Management for the MHRM degree. At the undergraduate level, the Honors Cohort and Honors Contract Strategic Management capstone and the Intro to International Business core classes, as well as the International Labor and Human Resources elective.
Dr. Bellner has received numerous teaching awards, including the Pace Setters Daniel Westerbeck Teaching Excellence Award the highest teaching honor bestowed by The Ohio State University and Fisher College of Business and the Fisher College Merit Award for contributions to enhancement of learning inside and outside of the classroom.
Dr. Bellner was instrumental in helping reestablish the Center for International Business Education and Research (CIBER) at Ohio State, and chaired the Advisory Council for it, and as an active member of the Culture Council at Fisher he is currently part of a working committee with the purpose of enhancing the culture and developing sustainable initiatives that align with the College’s strategic plan and priorities.
Dr. Bellner previously taught in the Department of Economics, College of Arts and Sciences, and was recognized by the Mortar Board Senior Honor Society and the Sphinx Senior Class Honorary. In addition, he has been a recurring visiting professor in Business and Economics for the summer programs at Qingdao University and Minzu University in Beijing.
Prior to academia, Dr. Bellner enjoyed a rewarding career in financial services and held executive management and leadership positions in commercial banking. He served on numerous boards, including as a Director for a non-profit organization and as a Trustee for the local Area Chamber of Commerce.
Degrees earned include a Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance from the University of Toledo, a Master of Business Administration in Management from Ashland University, and a Master of Science in Strategic Planning and Doctor of Business Administration in Strategy from Edinburgh Business School, Heriot-Watt University.