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Michael Zalot, Ph.D, MBA
Chair of Business, Director of the Modular Master of Science program, and Associate Professor


B.A., The College of New Jersey
M.A., Montclair State University
M.B.A., Keller Graduate School
Ph.D, New York University

Career Highlights

Chair of the Department of Business, Management, and Economics at Cedar Crest College. Director of the Modular Master of Science degree program. MBA Director from 2018 to 2023. Courses taught include Industry Strategy and Innovation (undergrad capstone), Integrated Practicum (graduate capstone), Business Applications and Technology, Business Communication, Change and Innovation Management, First Year Seminar (Apocalypse and Dystopia in Film and Literature), Honors (Philadelphia: History, Culture, and Commerce). Service includes curriculum design and management, accreditation process, industry outreach, Graduate Programs and Policies Committee Chair, Faculty Personnel Committee. Technical skills in programming, media design and production, qualitative research design and implementation. Published in Atlantic Journal of Communication, presentations at Pennsylvania Economic Association and PA Future Business Leaders of America State Conferences.

Memberships and Awards

Phi Kappa Phi Academic Honor Society
Sigma Beta Delta Business Honor Society