Theodore Cross

Thunderbird School of Global Management
400 East Vanburen
STE 800
Clinical Assistant Professor of Leadership and Management & Academic Director, MALM Program


Ted Cross is a clinical assistant professor of leadership and management, as well as the director of the Master of Applied Leadership and Management program at the Thunderbird School of Global Management. Cross brings his expertise in leadership and higher education innovation to his teaching and administrative roles. Previously, he was the deputy chief of staff at EdPlus and a University Innovation Fellow in the Office of University Initiatives (a special projects unit of the Office of the President). Before coming to ASU, Cross worked in a variety of faculty and leadership positions at Grand Canyon University. Cross holds a bachelor’s degree from Brigham Young University, an MA from Arizona State University, an MSed from The University of Pennsylvania, a doctorate from Pepperdine University, and a Post Graduate Certificate from The Wharton School of Business. 


  • Postgraduate Certificate, Wharton School of Business
  • Ph.D. Pepperdine University
  • M.Sed. University of Pennsylvania
  • M.A. Arizona State University
  • Bachelors degree. Brigham Young University


Fall 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
TGM 595Continuing Registration
Summer 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
TAM 542Leadership and Personal Devel

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