Eydis Olsen

Eydis Olsen

Professor Olsen received her MAIS (MA in International Services) from American University in Washington DC and is an alumna of Drexel University. After a career in international banking, she has been a faculty member at Drexel since 2004, specializing in international business.

Areas of Expertise

  • Financial Institution Management
  • International Finance
  • Macroeconomics
  • New Markets in Emerging Countries
  • Politcal Economy

Selected Works

Cases

Olsen, Eydis E., “The Icelandic Financial Crisis.” Global Business, Ed. Mike Peng. Florence, KY: Cengage - Southwestern, (Forthcoming) 10.

Manuals & Guides

Olsen, Eydis E., Cases and Class Work for International Business, Dubuque, IA: Kendall Hunt Publishing, (Forthcoming)

Education

BA Languages, World History and World Literature - College of Breidhold Iceland 1987
BS International Area Studies - Drexel University Philadelphia, PA USA 1991
MA International Relations / Political Economy - The American University Washington, DC USA 1993

Professional Experience

Corporate-First Union Financial Corporation / UK Branch International Banking Officer / Country Risk Manager Philadelphia PA Sep 1993 - Jul 1998
Other -CWM Wood Windows, Bryn Mawr PA / San Jose, Costa Rica, 2003 - 2004 Consulting - International business development and restructuring Bryn Mawr / San Jose PA Sep 1998 - Dec 2004
Academic-Drexel University Faculty as of 2006 - Adjunct 2004-2006 Philadelphia PA Jun 2004 -
Academic-Rutgers University Adjunct Camden NJ Sep 2004 - Dec 2006

Awards

2009 Excellence in Teaching Award - in the field of Economics and International Business (Drexel University - LeBow College of Business)