Simone Meskelis

Simone Meskelis
Sales Systems Manager at Essilor

Simone Meskelis is a DBA student and an Adjunct Professor of Management in the Satish & Yasmin Gupta College of Business at the University of Dallas. She is also an adjunct professor at Fundacao Dom Cabral, in Brazil.

Her research has been presented in several conferences including the Academy of International Business and Western Academy of Management. Her research interests are related to engagement, work meaningfulness, personality traits and leadership.

In addition to the academic experience, she has worked as a business consultant for 15 years serving organizations in Brazil and in the United States. She currently works with Sales Analytics at Essilor.


Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais (Brazil) - Economics

Fundacao Dom Cabral (Brazil) - Master in Business Administration

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2018 Galbraith Lecture Explores 'Dante and Liturgical Time'

As we age, most of us ask ourselves, where has the time gone? Borrowing text from UD's Core curriculum, this spring semester's Galbraith Lecture will explore the difference between our own perception of time, and how the philosopher-poet Dante Alighieri viewed mankind's immortal clock, steeped in Scripture and in life.

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UD Presents: 'Dwelling: Paintings by Peter Ligon and Layla Luna'

The Beatrice M. Haggerty Gallery is pleased to announce an upcoming exhibition featuring two Dallas/Fort Worth area artists, Peter Ligon and Layla Luna, who articulate the architectural styling of dwelling spaces in their paintings. Both artists will give presentations at an opening reception on Friday, March 23, at 5:30 p.m. in the Haggar Art History Auditorium located in the Haggerty Art Village on the University of Dallas’ Irving campus.

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Politics Major Empowers Youth, Shares Story Through Theater

Although she herself is not able to vote, Liz Magallanes, BA '18, works to make voting possible for other people. She first got involved with the organization Mi Familia Vota in 2014 and has been contributing to their endeavors ever since, including working with high school students in Dallas ISD. Additionally, she recently had a role in the play "Deferred Action."

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