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Mary H. Lesser

Professor Emeritus of Economics


Dr. Lesser started at Iona in 1982, and holds a BA, MA, and PhD from Fordham University (1982). She was the Executive Director of the Eastern Economic Association (headquartered at Iona College) from 1997 until 2009. Dr. Lesser received Iona College's Presidential Teaching Scholar award and Woman of Achievement Award in 2005 . In 2011, Dr. Lesser was named professor emeritus.