Lisa Otterson

Development Director for the College of Pharmacy and Allied Health Professions

Lisa Otterson is the Director of Development for the College of Pharmacy and Allied Health Professions. She served in the role of Director of Development for University Programs at the SDSU Foundation for three years (2014-2017). Prior to her transition to the SDSU Foundation, Lisa taught humanities, philosophy, and history courses at several colleges and universities in Minnesota, North Dakota and Iowa; Lisa also taught philosophy courses at South Dakota State University. She earned an M.A. in modern European intellectual and cultural history at Drew University in Madison, NJ, and a B.A. in history and philosophy at SMSU in Marshall, MN. Lisa and her husband, Bob, have three children, Paul, Maret, and Ingrid.