Title: Associate Professor of Business
Company: City University of New York, Brooklyn
Location: West Shokan, New York, United States
Mitchell Langbert, Associate Professor of Business, at City University of New York, Brooklyn, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Educators for dedication, achievements, and leadership in the field of higher education.
Dedicated to discovering new approaches to both Mitchell Langbert and higher education, Dr. Langbert has spent his career in the pursuit of knowledge and sustainability. He been an associate professor of business at the City University of New York (CUNY), Brooklyn, since 1996 and is currently working on a project revolving around how to restructure universities and the affiliation of academics. His long-term goal involves restructuring and rethinking higher education so better targets the evolving skill requirement of companies.
Prior to his career, Dr. Langbert earned a Bachelor of Arts from Sarah Lawrence College in 1975. He worked as a pension administrator for Inco, Ltd., in New York City from 1976 to 1979 then took time off from the workforce to earn a Master of Business Administration from the both the College of Insurance in New York City in 1981 and the University of California, Los Angeles. That same year, he assumed employment with Johnson & Johnson in New Brunswick, NJ, as a pension analyst until he became the assistant director of employee benefits of the City Federal Savings and Loan in Piscataway, NJ, from 1984 to 1986.
After working in the field of human resources for nearly a decade, Dr. Langbert felt there was a need for more analytical approaches to designing human resources management and wanted to be involved in developing new approaches in the field. Thus, he earned a Doctor of Philosophy from Columbia University in 1991 and worked as a senior budget analyst for Ways and Means Committee Staff for the New York State Assembly in Albany. Dr. Langbert then entered academia, serving as an assistant professor of business at Clarkson University from 1991 to 1994 and then at Dowling College from 1994 to 1996. He assumed his current position of associate professor of business at CUNY Brooklyn and lent his talents as a visiting assistant professor of business at Iona College from 1996 to 1998.
In addition to his main pursuits, Dr. Langbert has been an adjunct professor for New York University from 1996 to 2009 as well as a management consultant and expert witness. He has written articles for various professional and academic publications, including “Homogeneous, The Political Affiliations of Elite Liberal Arts College Faculty” for Academic Questions that was published on April 24, 2018 and “Faculty Voter Registration in Economics, History, Journalism, Law, and Psychology” which appeared in the September 2016 issue of Economics Journal Watch.
Dr. Langbert considers the highlight of his career to be the work he recently accomplished regarding faculty political affiliation, which intensified the dialogue about partisanship in academia. He is a proud member of the National Association of Scholars and enjoys working outdoors as well as political activism. Married to Freda Bernstein Langbert since 1996, Dr. Langbert does not have children but enjoys spending time with his sister, Sarah Langbert, and his nieces, Anna and Emma, as well as his nephew, Eric. In recognition of his outstanding accomplishments, Dr. Langbert has been awarded the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award and has been featured in multiple editions of Who’s Who in Finance and Business, 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.
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