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Gabor named Bloomberg professor at Baruch

August 13, 2008

Andrea Gabor, a longtime Baruch College journalism professor, has been named the Bloomberg Professor of Business Journalism.

Andrea GaborThe endowed professorship was established with a gift from Bloomberg LP in 2001. Gabor is the second holder of the chair. Former BusinessWeek and New York Times business journalist Sarah Bartlett, now with CUNY Graduate School of Journalism, was the first.

Gabor is the author of three books, most recently “The Capitalist Philosophers.” A former staff writer and editor at U.S. News & World Report and Business Week, she has written for The New York Times, The Los Angeles Times, Smithsonian Magazine, The Harvard Business Review, Fortune, Strategy + Business, Treasury and Risk Management, Research Technology Management, Lear’s and Working Woman.

She is also the author of “The Man Who Discovered Quality: How W. Edwards Deming Brought the Quality Revolution to America” and “Einstein’s Wife: Work and Marriage in the Lives of Five Great Twentieth Century Women.”

In addition to teaching at Baruch, Gabor was an adjunct professor for eight years at Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism, helping teach Critical Issues in International Economics.  At Columbia, she remains a judge for applicants to the Knight-Bagehot Fellowship Program in Business and Economics.Â

Her main areas of interest and expertise are biography, management, the workplace and international and local economic issues.Â

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