Caryn Beck-Dudley is the former Dean of the Leavey School of Business at Santa Clara University. Previously, she was the dean of the College of Business at Florida State University where she held the post of dean for nine years. Beck-Dudley also held roles as dean, department head, and professor of management and human resources in the College of Business at Utah State University. Before her academic career, she was an attorney in commercial and corporate law with Van Cott, Bagley, Cornwall & McCarthy. Beck-Dudley is the recipient of numerous honors including 100 Most Influential Women in Silicon Valley, Silicon Valley Business Journal (2018). Dean Beck-Dudley graduated magna cum laude from Utah State University in political science. She received her J.D. from the University of Idaho College of Law.