Professor John Hasselberg is a graduate of Gustavus Adolphus College with a theater based Fine Arts Administration Distributive major. He earned a JD from the University of Minnesota with an emphasis in international law. He also has an MBA from the Carlson School of Management with a concentration in business, government and society. John has taught at Hamline University and Gustavus, and has been an adjunct lecturer at the U of M since 1985. He has been at CSB/SJU since 1989 and is currently an associate professor in the Management Department. He teaches Introduction to Management in a Global Context, Introduction to International Business, International Management Seminar, Organizational Strategy in a Global Context and has directed a May Term program to Hong Kong and Guangdong, China, on Economic Development and Social Change in China.
One of the primary reasons John came to CSB/SJU was to promote international study and travel. He has directed the international program to Southwest Normal University in China and the Greco-Roman program to Athens and Rome. Along with a colleague from Gustavus he led January term courses in London, Brussels and Paris and in Norway, Sweden and Denmark. He has traveled to Hong Kong, China and Japan several times with students, for lectures and simply on adventures. He most recently returned from his first visit to Viet Nam, Cambodia and Thailand. John believes that CSB/SJU “make a wonderful home base from which our students can go out and explore the world and then return to reflect on and apply the fruits of that experience.”