Eric H. Kessler,  Ph.D.

   Henry George Professor of Management, Lubin School of Business
   Director, Business Honors Program
   General Editor, Encyclopedia of Management Theory
   Fellow and Past President, Eastern Academy of Management



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(212) 618-6577

Pace University
One Pace Plaza
W-481, New York, NY 10038-1598


Dr. Kessler currently serves as a senior professor of management at the Lubin School of Business, Pace University on their downtown New York City campus. He has:

  • Instructed a wide variety of management courses across different levels (Doctoral, Masters, and Bachelors), formats (Traditional, Executive), and programs (Full- and Part-Time, Daytime and Evening).
  • Supervised over 25 combined honors and doctoral capstone thesis projects
  • Escorted international field studies to destinations including Japan, Western and Eastern Europe, Brazil, Russia, India, China, and Israel.
  • Engaged problem-driven consultancy team projects on organizations such as Ford, IBM, and Goldman Sachs.
  • Expanded his leadership course to include service learning and community engagement.
  • Delivered professional talks and workshops on topics including Globalization, Teamwork, Leadership, Time/Stress Management, and Applying Theory to Practice.
  • Designed and implemented a cutting-edge leadership development honors program for the Lubin School of Business.

Dr. Kessler is an expert on organization management and leadership. He has produced over 100 scholarly papers and presentations and published three critically acclaimed books. He also leads numerous international field studies, works as an executive educator, and consults for both public and private organizations. Recently he was named general editor for the Encyclopedia of Management Theory.