Ronald Anderson is the interim dean of the Fox School of Business and School of Sport, Tourism and Hospitality Management. In his role, he is committed to the mission of Temple University Founder Russell H. Conwell, whose vision was to provide access to superior educational opportunities for academically talented and highly motivated students, regardless of their backgrounds or means.

Anderson’s background includes a career in domestic and international business, followed by academic experience, including at American University. In his previous role as the chair of the Department of Finance, he oversaw the largest department in the Fox School and one of the largest at Temple University, with more than 1,400 students across all programs.

He is a leading expert in internal control systems, corporate governance, and executive compensation. He has received numerous research and teaching excellence awards during his academic career, while directing undergraduate- and graduate-level courses in international finance, financial strategy, and corporate valuation. His research has been published in leading journals such as the Journal of Finance, the Journal of Financial Economics, and the Journal of Accounting and Economics.