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Coastal Carolina University
P.O. Box 261954
Conway, South Carolina
Employment law, new federal health care law mandates corporate governance, transportation, economic development, human resource management and public policy, oil and gas industry, management/education accreditation
E. Craig Wall Sr. College of Business Administration
Henry Lowenstein, professor of management and law, was formerly the dean of the Wall College of Business. He joined the Coastal Carolina University faculty in 2007. He earned a bachelor's degree from Virginia Commonwealth University in 1975, a Master of Business Administration degree from The George Washington University in 1976, and a Ph.D. in labor and industrial relations from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 1984.
Lowenstein is the author of multiple publications including, "Fundamental Rights of Consumer Liberty: The Unconstitutionality of Obamacare's Individual Health Insurance Mandate, "Economic Development Through Local Vendor Preference Policy: The Case of Horry County, South Carolina," "Property Rights in Cyberia: A Study of Intent" and 'Bad Faith,'" and, "The Two Faces of State University Employment: Ethics in Access To Federal Due Process."
Prior to joining the CCU, he was dean of Business and Public Administration at California State University, Bakersfield, from 2000 to 2007. Lowenstein has a broad background in management within business, academic, government and public service organizations. He has served as an experienced reviewer, consultant and on a number of committees for the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), the top accreditation agency for business schools worldwide. Previous academic positions include universities in Illinois, Virginia, and West Virginia. Locally he is chairman of the board of the Ocean View Memorial Foundation of Myrtle Beach, and member of the board of directors of the Myrtle Beach Regional Economic Development Corporation.
Lowenstein has published in the fields of human resource management, public policy and transportation. During his business career, he was a corporate officer for Kemper Group-Insurance and Financial Services, Dominion Bankshares Corporation and Americana Furniture Inc. He previously served as a management analyst for the Office of Management and Budget- Executive Office of the President of the United States during the Gerald Ford administration. Lowenstein earned a Ph.D. in labor and industrial relations from the University of Illinois, an M.B.A. from George Washington University and a bachelor's degree in business administration from Virginia Commonwealth University. Lowenstein is an independent member of the board of directors of Tri-Valley Corporation, a NYSE-AMEX oil, gas and minerals exploration corporation with operations in California, Alaska and Nevada.