Dr. Francesca Ferrari is the Administrative Director of the DBA program and the Director of Graduate Business Programs. She joined the graduate business office in 2001.
She received her undergraduate degree in Economics and Commerce from the University of Bari, Italy. Her graduate thesis was in applied geography. She received her MBA from the University of Missouri-St. Louis. She earned her EdD focusing on Heritage Leadership for Sustainability, Social Justice, and Participatory Culture at UM-St. Louis.
Francesca is a UM System ALDP (Administrative Leadership Development Program) fellow and an UMSL Management Foundations Institute graduate.