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Paul EsquedaSr. Associate Dean for Academic Affairs
Professor of Engineering

Ph.D., Electrical Engineering, Penn State University

M.Sc., Electrical Engineering, Penn State University

Engineering Degree, University of North London, England

e-mail: pue1@psu.edu
Phone: 610-396-6417
Fax: 610-396-6026
Office: 307 Gaige Building


Dr. Paul D. Esqueda is the Sr. Associate Dean for Academic Affairs at Penn State Berks and a Professor of Engineering. His areas of interest are project management, negotiations, and operations management. He has a particular interest in developing negotiation case studies. For the last 30 years, Esqueda has been primarily dedicated to administration in academic institutions. Past positions include Division Head of Engineering, Business, and Computing at Penn State Berks; Dean of the Institute for Advanced Studies in Administration (IESA) in Caracas, Venezuela and President of the Engineering Research Institute also in Caracas. Esqueda served as a consultant for the European Union to review the European Union Latin American Scholarship Program from 2003-2008. He was part of a 20 expert panel (10 from Europe and 10 from Latin America) that met every year in Brussels to audit the program and advise the EU on the development of the program.

Most Recent Publications:

Paul Esqueda “Developing a global logistic hub: a teaching case in multiparty collaboration and negotiation” Journal of International Procurement Management (IJPM), Volume 5, No. 4, 2012

Oswaldo Lorenzo, Paul Esqueda and Janelle Larson “Safety and Ethics in the Global Workplace: Asymmetries in Culture and Infrastructure” Journal of Business Ethics, Volume 92, Issue 1 (2010), Page 87.

Paul Esqueda and Mary Lou D’Allegro “High Marks” Journal Quality Progress Volume 43, Number 5, p28, May 2010

Paul Esqueda and Denise Ogden “Adjusting International Agreements in Light of Change: a Case of an Assisted Renegotiation,” Journal of the International Academy for Case Studies, Volume 16, Number 1, 2010 (Complete Case) and Volume 16, Number 2, 2010 (Instructors’ Notes)

Paul Esqueda and Denise Ogden “Power Play in a Buyer-Seller Agreement: a Case of Extreme Competition” Journal of the International Academy for Case Studies, Volume 11, Number 1, 2005(Complete Case), Volume 11, Number 2, 2005 (Instructors’ Notes).

Rich Young and Paul Esqueda “Supply Chain Vulnerability: Considerations for the Case of Latin America” No. 34, Academia (the Latin American Business Review) of the Latin American Council of Management Schools (CLADEA), 2005.