Dr. DeSimone holds a Ph.D. in International Management and an MBA from New York University. In addition to teaching in the International Marketing Department of Monmouth University since
spring of 2016, he is a tenured Associate Professor at Wagner College. At Wagner, he won the Undergraduate Professor of the Year award in 2013 and 2007, and Graduate Professor of the year in 2006. He was inducted into the ODK leadership honor society in the spring of 2009, and won the Faculty College Service Award for 2011.
Additionally he was awarded the Martin Luther King “Agent of Change” award for 2012 for his
innovative approach to teaching and training in the Management of Gender and Diversity course.