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 Raj Suri, 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.

Center for Research Excellence News

Challenging the assumption that consumers make purchasing decisions in a well-informed and rational manner, Sebastien Bradley looked to evidence from experiments at the intersection of psychology and economics.
LeBow assistant professor Curtis Hall weighs in on the long-held debate among academics and regulators about whether or not the stock market creates pressure on the managers of public firms to make short-term decisions in order to meet earnings targets.
A paper co-authored by two assistant professors within Drexel LeBow’s Management Department, H. Dennis Park, PhD, and Daniel Tzabbar, PhD, explores how the mutual dependence between venture capitalists (VCs) and new venture CEOs affects the innovation novelty of new ventures at different stages of the venture.