Susan Epstein

Susan Epstein

Susan A. Epstein, MBA
Clinical Professor, LeBow College of Business

Current research examines both student assessment and leadership styles among culturally diverse audiences.

My research examines the impact of leadership styles and evaluation techniques on a culturally diverse populations in organizations. The goal is to allow multi cultural teams and leaders to recognize the unique ways that individuals can contribute to overall organizational objectives, dismissing the “one size fits all” perspective on project team effectiveness.

Areas of Expertise

  • General Business
  • Groups/Teams
  • Leadership
  • Organizational Culture and Fit
  • Personality

Selected Works

Presented Research

Epstein, Susan, Deveoping a Writing Intensive Curriculum in a Business College, Academy of Business Research: New Orleans, LA, (Mar 2014):

Epstein, Susan, Peer Mentors as Second Chair Leaders, Academy of Business Research: San Antonio, TX, (Sep 2013):

Epstein, Susan, Peer Mentors as Second Chair Leaders, Teaching Academic Success Skills: Ft. Lauderdale, FL, (Mar 2013):

Epstein, Susan, Peer Mentor Development as Second Chair Leaders, University of New Mexico Metoring Institute Conference: Albuquerque, NM, (Oct 2012):

Editorial Board Service

Organizational Culture – Guest Editor (2018 – Present)


BS Mass Communications - Bloomsburg University Bloomsburg, PA 1982
MBA Organizational Behavior - Drexel University Philadelphia, PA 1995

Professional Experience

Corporate-Robert Half International Manager Philadelphia PA Mar 1986 - Sep 1993
Academic-Drexel University Graduate Co-op Coordinator Philadelphia PA Oct 1993 - Jan 1995
Academic-Drexel University Clinical Professor, LeBow College of Business Philadelphia PA Jan 1995 -


2011 Drexel Green Grants (Drexel University)
2009 Faculty Member of the Month (LeBow College of Business)
2006 Excellence in Teaching Award, LeBow College of Business (LeBow College of Business)
2004 Excellence in Teaching Award (LeBow College of Business)
2002 Outstanding Teacher Award (Beta Theta Chapter,Theta Chi Fraternity)

College News

College students who mentor younger students increase their chances of being employed at graduation.