Richard Savior

Associate Professor
School for Undergraduate Studies
  • Academic School:
  • Academic Department:
    Management and Human Resource Management
    • 212-647-7800 ext:1217
    • Ed.D. in Educational Leadership, Administration and Policy from Fordham University
    Subjects of Interest
    • Management
    Professional Responsibilities / Bio

    As an Associate Professor of Business, Management & Economics at the State University of New York, Dr. Savior provides instruction to undergraduate business students in business ethics, human resources management, management theory, organizational behavior, leadership theory, and strategic management.  As part of ESC's International Programs Office, he has led residency programs in Albania, Cyprus, the Czech Republic, the Dominican Republic, Jordan, and Lebanon, and had the privilege of serving as a Stevens Initiative Fellow at the American University of Technology in Beirut, Lebanon and as Fulbright Scholar at Princess Sumaya University for Technology in Amman, Jordan.  


    As an educator, Dr. Savior brings the theoretical foundation of a doctorate in Educational Leadership, Administration & Policy from Fordham University, a research agenda centered on examining the complexity of organizational leadership and strategy across multiple cultural perspectives and organizational environments, and the applied knowledge gained from working and teaching on four continents throughout his professional career, to his students.




    • Published Papers  “Higher Education Leadership in the Middle East: Challenges and Practice”, Journal of Higher Education Management (2018)  “A Mature Institutional Management Model of Internationalization in MENA Universities”, Journal of Education & Human Development (2018)  “The State of Higher Education in MENA Region”, International Journal of Arts & Sciences, 10 (2), December 2017  “Global Leadership: Understanding the Value of Cultural Diversity”, International Journal of Business and Applied Science, (2016)  “Leadership Practices in Mentoring”, in Mentoring with Meaning, B. Cooper, C. McCray, eds., Rowman & Littlefield (2015)  “Lessons in University Leadership: Reports from Religious and Secular University Presidents”, Journal of Higher Education Management (2015)  “The Impact of University Religious Affiliation on Presidential Leadership Practices”, Doctoral Dissertation (2013)  “Programme for International Student Assessment: Review & Commentary”, European Association for International Education, (2012)  “The Impact of the Current Economic Crisis on American Colleges and Universities”, Higher Education in Review, (2011)  “Access to Higher Education”, Comparative Education Review, (2011)  “Higher Education Management in Global Markets”, Leadership in Higher Education, (2009) Conference Presentations  “The State of Higher Education in MENA Region”, University of Freiburg International Conference for Business & Economics (2017)  “Reflections on Global Leadership”, European Sustainable Development on Business Research Conference (2016)  “Leadership in Academia”, Academic Research in Business & Economics Institute (2015)  “Transformational Leadership in Higher Education”, International Journal of the Arts & Sciences (2012)  “Senior Leadership Practices and Institutional Affiliation”, Curriculum & Teaching Conference (2012)  “The Corporatization of Higher Education”, International Society for the Social Studies, (2010)