About Mike

Biography

PERSONAL

  • Born: Newark, New Jersey, U.S.A. November 27, 1937
  • Citizenship: Canadian
  • Home Address: 
    #901, 2001 Beach Ave. Vancouver V6G 1Z3
  • E-mail: mlebowit[symbol for at]sfu.ca
  • University Mailing Address:
  • c/o Economics Department, Simon Fraser University, 8888 University Drive Burnaby, B.C., Canada V5A 1S6

DEGREES

  • B.Sc. (Comm.), New York University, 1960
  • M.Sc., University of Wisconsin, 1964

WORK RECORD

  • Market Research Analyst: Federal Pioneer Electric (Newark, N.J.), 1957-58
  • Economic Analyst: Federal Pioneer Electric  (1959-60)
  • Teaching Assistant: University of Wisconsin,1960-64
  • Instructor: Simon Fraser University,1965-66
  • Assistant Professor: Simon Fraser University,1966-76
  • Associate Professor: Simon Fraser University,1976-89
  • Professor: Simon Fraser University,1989-2000
  • Professor Emeritus: Simon Fraser University, 2001-
  • Advisor: Ministry for the Social Economy, Government of Venezuela, 2004
  • Programme Director: Centro Internacional Miranda, 2005-2011, Caracas, Venezuela
  • Advisor: Ministry for Economic Development and Planning, Government of Venezuela, 2008

COURSES TAUGHT AT SFU

Undergraduate

  • Introduction to Economics
  • Economic History from Ancient Times to the Industrial Revolution
  • Economic History from the Industrial Revolution to the Present
  • Twentieth Century Economies 
  • Economic History of Europe
  • Economic History of North America
  • History of Economic Thought
  • Introduction to Marxian Economics
  • Seminar in Economic Thought
  • Selected Topics in Marxian Economics
  • Comparative Economic Systems

Graduate

  • History of Economic Thought to 1870
  • Introduction to Marxian Economics
  • Selected Topics in Marxian Economics
  • Comparative Economic Systems

Editorial Experience

  • Editorial Board, Studies on the Left (1962-8)
  • Editorial Board, Studies in Political Economy (1980– 2003)
  • Contributing Editor, Science & Society (1991— 2011)
  • Advisory Editor, Historical Materialism (1997–)
  • Academic Committee, Political Economy Study of the Shanghai School (2002— )
  • Editorial Advisory Board, Daanish Books, New Delhi, India

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