April 16, 2019

Please join me in welcoming Dr. Mary L. Lo Re as the next dean of our Graduate School of Business effective July 1, 2019.    

Dr. Lo Re is a proven administrator and leader in higher education having held numerous  positions at Wagner College over the last 15 years including: Chair, Department of Business Administration; Director of Graduate Programs; Director of Assessment; Acting Associate Provost; Director of the MBA Program – Department of Business Administration; Director of Business Experiential Learning & Internships; Director of Marketing for Business Programs; and Dean of the Adult Education & Extension Programs-Department for Lifelong Learning. A recipient of awards for both Excellence in Teaching and Excellence in Scholarship, she is an experienced educator teaching at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. She has taught courses in the traditional classroom setting as well as effectively used hybrid and online platforms.

Dr. Lo Re obtained her Ph.D. from the CUNY Graduate Center specializing in Monetary Theories & Policies and International Trade. She has written and obtained several external/internal grants, and she has presented and published numerous journal articles in the areas of: corruption and the financial markets, EU/EMU monetary convergence policies and exchange rates, and the economic financial crisis. She is the author of numerous publications including two books, Understanding Economics: What Managers Need to Know (now in its second edition) and Experiential Civic Learning: Construction of Models & Assessment; as well as the author of two book chapters, “Service-Learning Community: A Win for Students, Community, Institution & Faculty” in Service-Learning Pedagogy: How Does It Measure Up? and, “Balancing Management & Leadership” in The Resource Handbook for Academic Deans. Additionally, Dr. Lo Re is an editorial board member of three academic journals; and has been an external reviewer for reports submitted to NYS Department of Education, Middle States and business accrediting agencies. Her areas of teaching and research include finance, risk modeling, economics, data analysis/forecasting and international business.

Dr. Lo Re  brings 17 years of practical business experience prior to entering academia, including five years in executive management and nine years in computer technology/risk modeling. She worked at American Express, the United Nations, the Board of Education and as an Entrepreneur-retail business owner.

In addition to welcoming Dr. Lo Re, please join me in thanking Dr. Sabra Brock who successfully served an extended term as interim dean. Dr. Brock will be returning to the Touro business faculty. 


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