Title: Chair, Economics Department
Company: Pace University
Location: Mount Kisco, New York, United States
Joseph Constantino Morreale, Chair, Economics Department of Pace University, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Educators for dedication, achievements, and leadership in Economics.
Dr. Morreale is an accomplished professor of economics and the current chair of his department at Pace University, where he has taught since 1989. He is the founder of the Chinese Economics Studies Program at Pace University, and has been invited as a guest professor to numerous universities, recently with the University of Shanghai for Science and Technology from 2009 to 2016. Dr. Morreale has also been retained by numerous federal agencies, private companies, as well as state and local governments as a financial, healthcare, and government consultant since 1979. Dr. Morreale is a recipient of the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award, and is featured in the pages of Who’s Who in Finance and Industry, Who’s Who in America, Who’s Who in American Education, Who’s Who in the East, and Who’s Who in the World.
Born to Joseph Vincent Morreale and Grace Morreale in the Bronx borough of New York City, Dr. Morreale attended Queens College to earn a BA in 1967, followed by an MA from the State University of New York at Buffalo in 1969. He taught as an assistant professor of economics at Western Michigan University, and following a string of teaching positions, returned to the State University of New York, this time at Albany, to earn an MS in higher education administration. From 1987 to 1989, Dr. Morreale was a financial planner with Prudential Financial, and from 1996 to 1998, he served as vice-provost for planning assessment and institutional research at Pace University. Dr. Morreale was later named provost of Pace from 2003 to 2007, and assumed his current role in 2014.
Dr. Morreale has been a prolific contributor to the field of economics, notably as the author of “Health Care Economics” in 1977 and as editor of “The U.S. Medical Care Industry” in 1974. He received numerous awards in his academic and professional life, including a 1967 to 1970 National Defense Education Act Fellowship, a fellowship with the Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Association, and a senior research fellowship with the Institute for Educational Management, at the Graduate School of Education of Harvard University in 2000. Dr. Morreale is the proud father of Gwenn, Margaret, and Adam, as well as his stepchildren Neil, Michael, and John. He is the husband of Barbara McAdorey. In his spare time, Dr. Morreale enjoys photography, tennis, and music.
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