June 21, 2019

NYU School of Professional Studies Adjunct Associate Professor Kevin Chen Selected to Join the Prestigious Bretton Woods Committee

NEW YORK, June 21, 2019 – Kevin Chen, an adjunct associate professor in the NYU School of Professional Studies Center for Global Affairs, has been selected to join the esteemed The Bretton Woods Committee.

Founded in 1983, The Bretton Woods Committee is a nonpartisan network of prominent global citizens that works to demonstrate the value of international economic cooperation and to foster strong, effective Bretton Woods institutions as forces for global well-being.

Chen is currently chief economist and chief investment officer of Horizon Financial, and has been adjunct associate professor at the NYUSPS CGA since 2012. He has been a guest speaker at a number of institutions, including Harvard University, Fordham University, Pace University, and IESE Business School. Formerly, he was a member of the NYUSPS Adjunct Advisory Committee and interim head of the Private Sector Concentration in the NYUSPS MS in Global Affairs program.  He also is a co-founder and vice chairman of the Absolute Return Investment Management Association of China. Chen holds a bachelor’s degree in economics from the Renmin University of China in Beijing; a master’s degree in finance from the Center for Economic Research, Tilburg University in the Netherlands; and a PhD in finance from the Financial Asset Management Engineering Center at the University of Lausanne in Switzerland.

About the NYUSPS Center for Global Affairs

The NYU School of Professional Studies Center for Global Affairs facilitates change by educating and inspiring our community members to become global citizens who are capable of identifying and implementing solutions to pressing global challenges. We believe that the development of solutions to global problems must be informed by an understanding that the world’s challenges are not merely challenges for and among states and traditional diplomatic outlets, but also challenges for nonstate actors, urban and rural communities, and regional organizations.

Through rigorous graduate and professional education programs and public events, we prepare global citizens who are at home in all of these environments—and thus, who are effective agents of change.

For more information, visit sps.nyu.edu/cga.

About the NYU School of Professional Studies

Established in 1934, the NYU School of Professional Studies (NYUSPS) is one of NYU’s several degree-granting schools and colleges—each with a unique academic profile. The reputation of NYUSPS arises from its place as the NYU home for industry-focused education and applied research that is related to key knowledge-based fields, in which the New York region leads globally. This is manifest in the School’s diverse graduate, undergraduate, and Professional Pathways programs that span a broad range of disciplines including: Accounting, Finance, and Law; Applied Health; Arts, Design, and Film, and TV; Economic and Urban Development; English Language Learning; Entrepreneurship; Fundraising and Grantmaking; Global Affairs; Global Security, Conflict, and Cybercrime; Event Management; Hospitality, Travel, and Tourism Management; Humanities; Human Capital Analytics and Technology; Human Resource Management and Development; Languages; Management and Systems; Marketing; Professional Writing; Project Management; Public Relations and Corporate Communication; Publishing; Real Estate, Real Estate Development, and Construction Management; Global Sport; Sports Business; and Translation.

More than 80 distinguished full-time faculty members collaborate with an exceptional cadre of practitioner/adjunct faculty members and lecturers to create a vibrant professional and academic environment that educates nearly 5,400 degree-seeking students from around the globe each year. In addition, the School fulfills the recurrent professional education needs of local, national, and international economies, as evidenced by over 18,000 Professional Pathways enrollments in Career Advancement Courses, Certificates, and Diploma Programs. The School’s community is enriched by nearly 25,000 degree-holding alumni worldwide, many of whom serve as mentors, guest speakers, and advisory board members. For more information about the NYU School of Professional Studies, visit sps.nyu.edu.

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