Media Mentions

LeBow College of Business faculty are highly sought after experts in their fields of study and often contacted by the media to comment on business-related issues in the news. Topics typically include the economy, corporate governance and finance. Below is a sampling of media placements. 

LeBow in the News

Sitting too much can cause serious health problems. So should employers be liable?

via PhillyVoice

Research by Natalie Pedersen, Assistant Professor of Legal Studies at Drexel LeBow College of Business, looks at the medical problems of sedentary workplaces and the structure of liability in the United States for workplace injuries.

Businesses struggle to balance family-leave needs of mothers and fathers


Assistant Professor of Legal Studies Natalie Pedersen wrote an op-ed for detailing the legal difficulties surrounding companies’ efforts to balance family-leave needs of mothers and fathers.

Women Leadership and China with Alison Young and Kelly Davenport

via Wharton Business Radio

Executive Director of the Institute for Strategic Leadership Alison Young discusses her vision for a program that addresses the underrepresentation of women in public sector leadership positions and examines educational inequalities that affect access to education for Chinese citizens.

Top organizations at next generation analytics to be honored

via Information Management

The second annual Drexel LeBow Analytics 50, which recognizes organizations for innovative use of next generation data analytics, is covered in Information Management.

Money Won't Get You to the Gym

via BYURadio

Associate professor of economics Mark Stehr discusses his research into the efficacy of employer exercise incentives on BYURadio’s Top of Mind with Julie Rose.

Lady Gaga’s Mother Helps Bridge Gap In Mental Health Discussion

via CBS3

Cynthia Germmenotta, co-founder of the Born This Way Foundation and mother of Lady Gaga, came to Drexel LeBow in partnership with the Institute for Strategic Leadership for a discussion with students about kindness, bravery and inclusion.

Campbell's Soup CEO Denise Morrison to Remain on Trump's American Manufacturing Council While President Again Rips Leaders Who Resigned

via NBC 10

Finance professor David Becher offers insight on the decision by a number of corporate CEOs to leave Donald Trump’s corporate and manufacturing advisory boards in the aftermath of his controversial comments on the violence in Charlottesville, Virginia, and Trump’s subsequent dissolution of those boards.

Saxbys provides hands-on leadership experience to undergraduates outside the classroom

via The Business Journals

Business and Engineering pre-junior Tauheed Baukman is recognized as the first leader of Saxbys’ second co-op run cafe on campus. The innovative model gives students a uniquely significant level of control over the operation of the store.

Humans are so lazy you can’t pay us to work out regularly

via New York Post

The findings of Associate Professor of Economics Mark Stehr’s research into the results of a variety of exercise incentives are covered in the New York Post.

At Drexel, 25 Mandela fellows learn to be leaders


Twenty five young civic leaders from Africa undergo transformational training at Drexel LeBow as a part of a partnership between The Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders and LeBow’s Institute for Strategic Leadership.