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Paul Jensen, PhD


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Gerri C. LeBow Hall 1225


Paul E. Jensen, PhD, is Nina Henderson Provost and University Professor of Drexel University. He was previously dean and R. John Chapel, Jr., Dean’s Chair of the LeBow College of Business, a post he assumed in April 2018 following a national search. His primary research areas are in international trade and applied microeconomics. He has served at LeBow for over 20 years and has held several roles in administration and leadership within Drexel University. He previously served as associate dean for LeBow’s graduate and undergraduate programs and the Office for Experiential Learning, and was director of LeBow’s PhD program and interim director for the Center for Hospitality and Sport Management. Prior to joining LeBow’s economics faculty in 1997, Jensen worked as an engineer in the power generation division of General Electric. He received undergraduate degrees in economics and mechanical engineering from Syracuse University, and holds a doctorate in economics from Pennsylvania State University.