Mark Bookman is Professor of Business and Law on the Zarem Chair and Chair of the Business Department. He teaches both in the College of Arts & Sciences and for the Graduate School of Nonprofit Management.
Since joining American Jewish University's faculty in 1990, Mr. Bookman has served as Chair of the Business Department, In 1993, he also became responsible for the University's MBA Program. When he became a vice president in 1997, he yielded his administrative responsibility in the Graduate School of Nonprofit Management. In 1997 he became the Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer. Between 2004 and 2008, and again in 2010-11, Mr. Bookman served as Provost and Dean of the College of Arts & Sciences. He has taught Business Law, Accounting, Constitutional Law and the Service Sector in the College of Arts and Sciences, as well as Human Resource Management and Law and Taxation for the MBA program.
Prior to joining the faculty ranks, Mr. Bookman, who has been a member of the California Bar since 1973, has spent nearly two decades in progressively higher senior administrative positions within higher education and nonprofit organizations. His last two positions were Assistant Vice President of Student Affairs at the University of Houston and General Manager of the Associated Students, California State University, Chico.