Dr. Gary Zucca

Dr. Zucca received his B.S. degree from University of Southern California long, long ago. After graduating he joined the Navy and spent the next 20 years as a naval officer on various ships and shore stations. His specialties were surface warfare and human resources management. While in the Navy he got his M.A. in human relations and, after retirement, he went back to school and earned his Ph.D. in sociology. He now teaches management, entrepreneurship, and organization behavior. His current research interests are winery management, wine operations, and online education.

Dr. Zucca and his wife have a small vineyard and winery (Zucca Mountain Vineyards) with a tasting room in Murphys, CA. For recreation he enjoys sailing, hiking, skiing, and snowshoeing.


  • Zucca, G.. (2014). Classroom Course Model: A different model needed for adult online students?. 9: .
  • Zucca, G.. (2009). Sustainable viticultue and winery practices in California: Whtis it, and do customers care?. 21(6): .
Dr. Gary Zucca

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Dr. Gary Zucca

College: College of Professional Studies

Department: Leadership and Human Resources Management


(209) 475-1441

Rancho Cordova Campus


University of Florida - PHD - Sociology