Center for Research Excellence

The Center for Research Excellence works to continuously improve the quality of research conducted by LeBow College faculty and to share research findings with scholars and business leaders. Under the direction of Associate Dean V.K. Narayanan, Ph.D., we:

  • Provide seminars and mentoring for faculty to enhance research effectiveness
  • Develop linkages with business that lead to workshops based on research conducted by LeBow faculty
  • Facilitate involvement of undergraduate students in the research process
  • Provide faculty research seminars at the departmental level, faculty mentoring and support systems to enhance research effectiveness
  • Provide College-wide faculty workshops to facilitate externally funded projects Enhance the visibility of faculty research and publication to the professional community
  • Enhance the accessibility of LeBow Research outputs to academic community
  • Encourage applied research focusing on problems relevant to commerce and industry
  • Provide a vehicle to formally recognize, encourage and reward outstanding research by LeBow College faculty
  • Develop linkages with Executive programs that lead to workshops and teaching modules based on the cutting edge research conducted by LeBow faculty
  • Facilitate the knowledge and involvement of undergraduate students in the research process.
  • Provide a linkage to LeBow alumni that focuses on “great moments in research by LeBow faculty” and consolidate into a publication for potential students
  • Coordinate and promote other Drexel initiatives in research excellence.

College News

February 6, 2014 Accounting Professor Anthony Curatola has some advice for the U.S. Government: Give the self-employed the option to pay their taxes more often, and you’ll reduce the size of your deficit.
January 14, 2014 LeBow Ph.D. student Thomas Zylkin recently returned from a Visiting Assistant in Research position at Yale University.
October 28, 2013 Drexel LeBow recently honored several faculty members, Ph.D. students and staff with awards for their outstanding teaching and research.
October 10, 2012 Gordian A. Ndubizu, Ph.D., professor of accounting, has been awarded the American Accounting Association’s 2012 Outstanding International Accounting Educator Award for exceptional academic and professional achievements.