Charles Gengler, Ph.D

Dean of the Marilyn Davies College of Business
University of Houston-Downtown

Dr. Charles E. Gengler is an experienced consultant, academic and entrepreneur. He is currently Dean of the Marilyn Davies College of Business at the University of Houston-Downtown. Dr. Gengler has taught and spoke on education in China mainland and Taiwan, Hong Kong, Singapore, United Arab Emirates and Kuwait as well as an extensive career in the USA. He has consulted in marketing and advertising strategies, market research data analysis, and software development as well as consumer product development. He was previously Dean of the School of Business and Information Systems at City University of New York - York College, Department Chair at the American University of Sharjah in the United Arab Emirates, Department Chair of Marketing and International Business at City University of New York - Baruch College. He has also taught at The Wharton School, Rutgers University and Clarkson University. Dr. Gengler earned his Ph.D. in Management Science (Marketing) and his M.S. in Marketing at the University of Texas – Dallas. He completed his B.S. in Mathematics and Computer Science at the University of Illinois – Champaign-Urbana. He is active in the Houston Business Community as a board member at the Houston World Affairs Council and at the Houston Asian Chamber of Commerce as well as a participating member of the Houston Hispanic Chamber of Commerce.