Achtenhagen, Stephen (Steve) H.


Achtenhagen, Stephen (Steve) H.

Date Updated



Marketing, College of Business

Academic Rank

Professor (now Emeritus)

Year Retired from SJSU


Educational Background

Stanford University, Graduate School of Business, Business, Ph.D. 1974

University of Colorado, Denver, Business Master’s Program, 1957-1960

San Diego State University, Business Master’s Program, 1954-1955

University of Colorado, Boulder, Business Administration, 1952 B.S.

University of Colorado, Boulder, Mechanical Engineering, 1952 B.S.

Dissertation Title

An Investor-Based Marketing Plan for Sales of Real Property Investment Securities to Individuals, Stanford University Dissertation, Stanford, CA. 1974

Teaching Experience

San Jose State University, College of Business, 1970-2002

Santa Clara University, College of Business. p/t, 1970-1971

University of California, Berkeley, College of Business, p/t, 1971-1972

Hayward State University, College of Business, p/t, 1972-1973

Pepperdine University, School Business & Management, p/t, 1970-1976

University of California, Irvine, Grad School of Business, p/t, 1973-1974

Administrative and Professional Experience

Economist at Stanford Research Institute, Menlo Park, CA, 1960-61

Vice President (Marketing), Controller, Gen Sls Mgr, Lucky Lager Brewing Co., San Francisco, CA, 1961-1971

Engineer, Lockheed Aircraft Corp., Burbank, CA, 1952-1953

Owner, Radio & Appliance Distributing Co., San Diego, CA, 1955-1957

Electronic Radar Specialist, US Army White Sands Proving Grounds, NM, 1953-1955

Personal Commentary

Date Completed: October 19, 2010


Achtenhagen, Stephen (Steve) H.