UNM President's Office
Scholes Hall Room 160
Albuquerque, NM 87131-0001
Hours of OperationBy Appointment Only
Mitzi M. Montoya, PhD, is the Dean of the Anderson School of Management at the University of New Mexico. Dr. Montoya received her PhD in Marketing and Statistics and BS in Applied Engineering Science, both from Michigan State University. Dr. Montoya is a thought leader in higher education. Throughout her career she has supported student and faculty success, enhanced entrepreneurial and innovation ecosystems and led collaborative initiatives that advance economic and community prosperity. Prior to joining UNM, Dr. Montoya was the Sara Hart Kimball Dean of the Oregon State University College of Business. She also served at Arizona State University where she was the Dean of the College of Technology & Innovation, Vice Provost of the ASU Polytechnic Campus and inaugural Vice President and University Dean of Entrepreneurship & Innovation for ASU. Dr. Montoya began her career at North Carolina State University where she held the Zelnak Chair in Marketing & Innovation in the Poole College of Management and was Special Assistant to the Vice Chancellor of Research. She is a former American Council on Education (ACE) Fellow. Dr. Montoya's research focuses on innovation processes and strategies and the role of technology as an enabler of virtual team decision-making. She is widely published and a recipient of numerous grants. She has taught courses in innovation and marketing strategy in the US, England, Brazil, Italy, Egypt, Kuwait, Russia, Japan, Hong Kong, Switzerland, Panama and Argentina. Dr. Montoya has served on the board of various startup ventures, nonprofit foundations and economic development boards. She advises many organizations on topics related to innovation and marketing strategy. At heart, she is an innovator with a mission to be an agent of change for the greater good.