• Phone: 617-353-9644
  • E-Mail:  davidr@bu.edu
  • Website: http://trudalane.net
  • Office: 644
  • Office Hours: By Appointment
  • Address: Boston University Questrom School of Business
    595 Commonwealth Avenue
    Boston, MA 02215
  • Education Open or Close

    JD, Northeastern University School of Law, 1981.

    BA, Boston University College of Liberal Arts, Political Science, Magna Cum Laude, 1976.

  • General ServiceOpen or Close

    Service to the School:

      International, QST, Markets Public Policy & Law, Questrom Undergraduate Convocation. (2016 - May 13, 2016).
      Attended 2016 Questrom Undergraduate Commencement and Reception


      Regional, QST, Markets Public Policy & Law, Faculty Attendee. (2016 - March 30, 2016).
      Attended Questrom Naming Celebration as departmental representative to meet and mingle with alumni and parents


      Local, QST, Undergraduate Program, Faculty attendee, LOCK Honorary Service Society. (2016 - March 21, 2016).
      Attended LOCK induction ceremony, to recognize and support the inductees


      QST, Markets Public Policy & Law, Teaching Mentor, Questrom Law Faculty. (2016 - February 26, 2016).
      Participated in periodic discussion with other Questrom law faculty about teaching, curriculum, and other faculty development matters


      QST, Undergraduate Program, Faculty attendee, Class of 2016. (2016 - February 24, 2016).
      Attended Cheers with Professors at Cornwall's, hosted by Questrom Senior Class for students to mingle and engage with faculty


      QST, Markets Public Policy & Law. (2015 - February 24, ).
      Planned and produced Law Concentration video featuring SMG alumni


      Local, QST, Markets Public Policy & Law, Member. (2015 - February 24, ).
      Participated in SMG Undergraduate Concentration Fair


      Local, QST, Markets Public Policy & Law, Member. (2016 - February 23, 2016).
      Participated in Futures & Options: The Questrom Concentration & Student Organization Fair, as faculty representative to discuss the Law Concentration


      QST, Markets Public Policy & Law, Member. (2015 - February 20, ).
      Attended February Departmental Meeting


      Local, QST, Undergraduate Program, Moot Court judge. (2016 - February 19, 2016).
      Moot Court Judge in Professor Spooner's Honors Program seminar on Business, Religion, and the First Amendment. Reviewed relevant case law, engaged students during argument, and discussed results


      Local, QST, Undergraduate Program, Undergraduate Program. (2015 - February 19, ).
      Participated in SMG Trivia Night


      Local, QST, Undergraduate Program, Speaker. (2016 - February 9, 2016).
      Spoke and answered questions at "Fireside Chat," organized by undergraduate program and attended by UG students at Towers Dorm


      State, Public/Community, Pro Bono Professional Service, Graduate Public and Non-Profit Club. (2016 - February 6, 2016).
      Faculty advisor to team of graduate students providing consulting services to a non-profit organization


      Local, QST, Undergraduate Program, Organizer, Questrom Finance Club. (February 1, 2015 - February 3, 2016).
      I arranged for William Teuber, Vice Chairman of EMC, to speak to students about his business career at a gathering hosted by the Questrom Finance Club. More than 50 students attended a memorable event.


      QST, Undergraduate Program, Student Recruiter. (2016 - April 9, 2016).
      Participated in Questrom Admitted Students Open House. I taught a mock class to parents, met informally with attendees to answer questions, and participated in the luncheon at Marciano Commons


      Local, QST, Faculty Policy or Development, Faculty Attendee. (2016 - April 1, 2016).
      Attended April Faculty Meeting


      QST, Faculty Policy or Development, Member. (2016 - April 1, 2016).
      Attended special three hour edition of Faculty Meeting!


      Local, QST, Markets Public Policy & Law, Committee Member, Law Concentration Subcommittee. (May 5, 2016 - Present).
      Meetings Law Concentration Subcommittee with UGPDC Chair, and with representatives of Accounting and Finance Departments, to discuss relationship of Law Concentration with UG curriculum


      QST, Markets Public Policy & Law, Committee Member, Law Concentration Subcommittee. (March 20, 2016 - Present).
      Participation in MPPL subcommittee to review and restructure the law concentration. Analyzed current concentration enrollment data, prepared presentation for department meeting, met with committee


      QST, Faculty Policy or Development, Committee Member, Non-Tenure Track Promotion Committee. (June 1, 2016 - Present).
      Reviewed new Non-Tenure Track promotion criteria, supporting materials for NTT promotion candidates, met with NTT Promotion Committee to review and discuss standards and applicants


      Boston University, Committee Member, Enterprise Risk Management Committee. (June 1, 2016 - Present).
      Follow-up review of Financial Risk Management plans prepared in response to recommendations of University-wide Enterprise Risk Management Committee. Reviewed and commented on plans.


      Local, QST, Undergraduate Program, Committee Member, Quest for Success. (February 29, 2016 - Present).
      Met with faculty and staff members of Quest for Success, to discuss engagement of faculty, students, and alumni in events to strengthen and extend concentrations, recruiting, and networking


      QST, Undergraduate Program, Committee Member, Quest for Success. (November 24, 2015 - Present).
      November 24 meeting with members of Quest for Success committee to discuss and plan events for alumni engagement with undergraduate program


      Local, QST, Undergraduate Program, Faculty Participant, Questrom Class of 2016. (November 17, 2015 - Present).
      Attended November 17 Cheers with Professors at Cornwall's, sponsored by Questrom Class of 2016


      Local, QST, Markets Public Policy & Law, Member. (December 11, 2015 - Present).
      Participated in monthly departmental meeting


      QST, Faculty Policy or Development, Member. (December 11, 2015 - Present).
      Participated in monthly faculty meeting


      Local, Boston University, Committee Member, Undergraduate Academic Advising Awards Committee. (December 4, 2015 - Present).
      Member of University-wide committee charged with defining academic advising awards criteria, and selecting first recipients


      QST, Undergraduate Program, Member, Ad Hoc Road Less Traveled Committee. (2015 - Present).
      Met with FCC and law faculty participants in "Road Less Traveled" discussion to plan events to promote undergraduate career events.


      Local, QST, Markets Public Policy & Law, Member. (2015 - Present).
      Attended October 30, 2015 Faculty Meeting


      Boston University, Committee Member, Enterprise Risk Management Committee. (June 10, 2014 - Present).
      Meeting of Enterprise Risk Management / Financial Risks subcommittee


      QST, Faculty Policy or Development, Member. (2015 - October 30, 2015).
      Attended October 2015 Faculty Meeting


      International, QST, Undergraduate Program, Faculty attendee. (2015 - October 16, 2015).
      Attended Parents' Weekend Meet Deans and Faculty Reception


    Service to the Profession:

      Local, Professional/To the Academy, Program and curriculum advisor. (May 9, 2016 - Present).
      Met with SHA Faculty Makrander Mody and Peter Szende to discuss international field seminar program in Chile


  • Awards and HonorsOpen or Close

    Broderick Award for Outstanding Faculty Contribution to Student Leaming and Experience at Boston University Questrom School of Business, Teaching. (May 13, 2016).

    Broderick Award, School of Management, Service, University. (May 18, 2012).

    Annual award given to faculty member to recognize service to the undergraduate program


    Certificate of Appreciation, Athletic Department Women's Soccer Team, Teaching. (October 8, 2009).
    Student-selected honoree at annual Women's Soccer Faculty and Staff Night


    Honorary Inductee, Delta Sigma Pi, Service, Community. (October 12, 2007).
    Inductee into newly reinstated Boston University chapter of International business and service fraternity


    Honorary Inductee, LOCK Honor Society, Teaching. (November 5, 2007).
    Faculty inductee into School of Management tutoring and honor society


    Beckwith Award for Teaching Excellence and Service to the Undergraduate Program, School of Management, Teaching. (May 20, 2007).
    Recipient of 2007 award


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