H. David Chen

Visiting Professor
Office: 206A Mandeville Hall
Phone: (610) 660-3465
Fax: (610) 660-1192
Email: hchern@sju.edu

Dr. H. David Chen has been teaching since 1979.  He earned a M.A. and a Ph.D. in Psychology from American University in Washington, DC.  In the early 1980's, he held the following positions:  Research Psychologist at the National Institute of Mental Health, Research Fellow at the U.S. Army Research Institute for the Behavioral and Social Sciences, Assistant Professor at Hunter College, City University of New York, and Guest Investigator at Rockefeller University. 

Since the late 1980's, Dr. Chen held various leadership positions at major pharmaceutical companies including Wyeth (Pfizer), Johnson & Johnson, Cephalon (Teva), and Bristol-Myers Squibb.  While working in the private sector during the past 25 years, Dr. Chen has been an adjunct faculty teaching statistics, research methods, counseling, educational, social, and abnormal, women's psychology, marketing/marketing research, decision analytics, and leadership courses at Widener University, Rosemont College.  He is currently a visiting professor in Decision & System Science, Erivan K. Haub School of Business at Saint Joseph's University. 


B.S. Nation Cheng-Chi University, Taipei, Taiwan, R.O.C.

M.A., Ph.D., The American University, Washington, DC

Courses Taught

DSS_210 Business Statistics

DSS_220 Business Analytics

DSS_410 Decision Support Modeling

DSS_560 MBA Business Analytics

DSS_600 Foundation of Business Intelligence

DSS_610 MSBI Business Analytics

DSS_640 Enterprise Data

DSS_670 Critical Performance Management

DSS_700 Six Sigma Apps & Found

DSS_690  Manag Iss in Bus Intelligence

MPE_630 Marketing Research 

Faculty Expert Profile

  • Expertise: Educational Leadership
  • Expertise: Executive Education, Business Strategy, Organization Development, Port Authority Issues, Ireland and Chile, Photography, Landscape and Travel
  • Expertise: Leadership, Strategic Planning, Collegiate Athletic Management
  • Expertise: Religion in Pop Culture, Religion in Television/Feature Film/Literature, Social Justice
  • Expertise: Fire Management and Prevention, Emergency and Disaster Management, Public Administration Policy, Local Government
  • Expertise: Service Quality, Organizational Development and Effectiveness, Quality Improvement, Team Building, Local Health Care, Customer Service
  • Expertise: France, French Culture, Contemporary French-Speaking World, Literature in French, 19th-Century French History
  • Expertise: Psychology of Religion, Prosocial Behavior, Ethical Behavior, Altruism, Moral Development
  • Expertise: Food Marketing, Consumer food shopping trends, Food company strategy, Supermarket practices
  • Expertise: Mexican History and Politics, Latin American History, U.S. Policy toward Latin America
  • Expertise: American Zoos, American Pop Culture, Environmental History, Animal Studies
  • Expertise: Food Retailing, Hunger and Hunger Relief