Joseph Eisenhauer Appointed New Dean of Business Administration
Joseph G. Eisenhauer, Ph.D., became Dean of the College of Business Administration at UDM in June. Eisenhauer earned his undergraduate degree from the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania before working in the banking industry for several years. He then earned his M.A. and Ph.D. in Economics from the State University of New York at Buffalo, and later returned to the Wharton School as a post-doctoral fellow in Risk and Insurance. Eisenhauer was Professor of Economics and Finance at Canisius College in Buffalo for 20 years, and more recently served as Professor and Chair of Economics in the Raj Soin College of Business at Wright State University. As the Faculty Research Coordinator at Canisius, he founded the Business Research Consortium of Western New York, which promotes scholarship related to business. He is the author of more than 70 published articles on subjects such as entrepreneurship, social and behavioral economics, risk and insurance, political economy, labor economics and natural resources economics. His work has been cited more than 400 times in books and journal articles worldwide.
Eisenhauer has been a Visiting Research Fellow at the Catholic University of America and a Visiting Professor at the Universita di Roma, La Sapienza in Italy. He is a Past President and Distinguished Fellow of the New York State Economics Association, and has been inducted into the business honor society, Beta Gamma Sigma, and the Jesuit honor society, Alpha Sigma Nu. He has served as an external evaluator for public and private colleges, and as a reviewer for numerous manuscripts submitted to book publishers and scholarly journals.