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Dr. Alex H. Cohen

Associate Professor

College of Business and Public Management - Marketing

Bio

Dr.%20Alex%20Cohen%20is%20currently%20an%20Associate%20Professor%20in%20the%20Marketing%20Department%20at%20West%20Chester%20University,%20where%20his%20research%20focuses%20on%20marketing%20to%20the%20disabled%20community%20with%20the%20goal%20of%20creating%20a%20more%20inclusive%20marketplace.%20While%20earning%20his%20Ph.D.%20in%20marketing%20from%20the%20LeBow%20College%20of%20Business%20at%20Drexel%20University,%20he%20co-authored%20publications%20in%20enhancing%20the%20assurance%20of%20success%20in%20online%20programs%20for%20students%20with%20disabilities.%20Prior%20to%20beginning%20his%20doctoral%20program,%20Cohen%20worked%20in%20the%20hospitality%20industry%20for%2015%20years%20where%20his%20experience%20includes:%20holding%20positions%20such%20as%20director%20of%20sales%20&%20marketing,%20general%20manager,%20and%20senior%20VP%20of%20operations.%20As%20a%20non-traditional%20student,%20he%20completed%20his%20Master%E2%80%99s%20degree%20in%20hospitality%20management%20in%20an%20on-line%20program%20at%20Drexel%20University.%0A%0ADiagnosed%20at%20age%2020,%20Cohen%20has%20a%20degenerative%20retinal%20disease%20known%20as%20Retinitis%20Pigmentosa%20which%20has%20robbed%20him%20of%20most%20of%20his%20vision.%20He%20lives%20in%20downtown%20Philadelphia%20with%20his%20wife%20and%20two%20young%20sons,%20and%20spends%20his%20spare%20time%20as%20an%20avid%20runner,%20novice%20musician,%20and%20remains%20deeply%20involved%20and%20committed%20to%20the%20Foundation%20Fighting%20Blindness.

Education

  • B.S., University of Nevada Las Vegas
  • M.S., Drexel University
  • Ph.D., Drexel University