Dr. Irwin Kellner Joins Dowling College as Distinguished Scholar of
Dowling College President Robert J. Gaffney announced that renowned
economist Dr. Irwin Kellner will join the Dowling College administration
on June 2, 2008 as Distinguished Scholar of Economics.
"Dr. Irwin Kellner will be a most significant addition to Dowling
College. I look forward to working closely with him, the Trustees of the
College, the dean and faculty of Dowling's excellent business school
to review programs, increase facilities and strengthen offerings. With
Irwin's arrival we are set to aggressively take the next step toward
making Dowling the most respected school of business in the region,"
said President Gaffney.
Dr. Kellner also serves as chief economist for Capital One Bank and the
leading interactive financial news Web site, MarketWatch.com. Widely
quoted in the print media as well as the author of many articles dealing
with economics, business and banking, Dr. Kellner regularly addresses
groups of business people and community leaders and appears regularly on
Cablevision's News 12 Long Island, as well as on other programs both
locally and abroad.
Dr. Kellner serves on the board of the North Shore Health System. In
the public sector, he served a term as Chairman of Nassau County
Executive Thomas Suozzi's Council of Economic Advisers. He was a
member of NY State Comptroller H. Carl McCall's Economic Advisory
Committee, NY City's Economists Roundtable, the NY District Advisory
Council of the Small Business Administration Region II, and the Long
Island Regional Transportation Advisory Committee of the NY State
Dr. Kellner is a past president of the Forecasters Club of New York and
governor of the Money Marketeers. He was president of the NY Association
of Business Economists -- the largest economic organization in New York.
Among his other professional memberships are the American Economic
Association, American Statistical Association, and the National
Association for Business Economics.
A native New Yorker, Dr. Kellner received his B.A. and M.A. in
economics from Brooklyn College and his Ph.D. in economics from The New
School for Social Research. He received a Doctor of Humane Letters from
Hofstra University and a Doctor of Laws conferred by St. Joseph's
He is a recipient of the Distinguished Leadership Award from Touro
College, the Human Relations Award from the American Jewish Committee,
the Humanitarian Award from the Juvenile Diabetes Foundation and the
Diabetes Research Institute, the Gary Sherman Humanitarian Award from
the North Shore Health System, the Champion of Liberty Award from the
Anti-Defamation League and the Distinguished Economic Leadership Award
from the Advancement for Commerce, Industry and Technology (ACIT).
Long Island Business News recently named Dr. Kellner one of the 100
most influential Long Islanders. He resides in Port Washington, NY,
where he has been a member of the Village Planning Board since 1972
About Dowling College
Dowling College is an independent, coeducational college that serves more than 6,500 students at
its historic Rudolph Campus on the banks of the Connetquot River in Oakdale, NY, and the 105-acre
Brookhaven Campus in eastern Long Island and a business center located near the Nassau-Suffolk
border in Melville. Dowling offers Bachelor′s, Master′s, and Doctoral degrees in several
disciplines through its four schools: Arts and Sciences, Aviation, Business, and Education.