ACADEMIC AND PROFESSIONAL ENGAGEMENT ACTIVITIES
Chris Ramos, MPA, is Clinical Associate Professor and Executive Director of the Arts and Entertainment Management Program at Pace University. Professor Ramos joined the Lubin School of Business in 2012 and serves as the faculty advisor for The Industry Network student-run organization. He teaches a variety of courses in management including arts and entertainment management, nonprofit management, film/dance studies, managing creativity, business honors in management, and management and organizational behavior.
Prior entering the world of higher academia, Ramos has 20 years of experience in the performing arts as a dancer, choreographer, arts educator and artistic director of Ramos Dance, a dance company based in New Jersey. In 2000, Ramos has received the artist-in-residence award through New Jersey State Council for the Arts in which he created and developed arts-in-education dance curriculum for elementary, middle school and high school venues. As a dance artist, he has danced with dance companies including the Hawaii Ballet Theater, Ballet Hawaii, Hartford Ballet, Soundance Repertory Company, and dances created by Kevin Wynn, Sean Curran, Lonnie Moretton, and Heidi Latsky. As a choreographer, his dances were showcased throughout the tri-state area from 1989 through 2002. He is currently serving as a Board Ambassador for New York City’s Battery Dance Company since 2012 and as an active member of New York City Arts-Education Roundtable.
His extensive background both in businesses and arts has provided him with solid understanding of the arts & entertainment industry linking management theories and real practical life application thus provided him with authentic and reliable academic experience that he regularly shares with his students. It also enables him to write those viewpoints in his research studies. His research has focused on the impact of recession and funding for arts education in New York City schools and the cross platform consistency of online DVDs rating in relationship with Netflix and Amazon rater reviewers, empirical validity of prior experience for performance affected by rating approaches, just to name a few. In 2018, his collaborative paper on “The Relationship of Amazon Ratings of DVDs with Netflix Ratings of Movie Quality Across Global Markets,” written together with Professor Dan Baugher (first author), was presented at the 25th annual American Society of Business and Behavioral Science conference held in Las Vegas, NV has received the “Best Paper of a Track.”
He received the Lubin School of Business Excellence in Teaching Award in 2017 and Pace University’s top teaching honor, the University Kenan Award for Teaching Excellence, at its 2021 commencement.
BFA, University of Hawaii at Manoa, Honolulu, HI
AS, Kapiolani Community College, Honolulu, HI
Publications and Presentations
SELECTED CONTRIBUTIONS & PUBLICATIONS
Baugher, D., Noh, S., Ramos, C. (2016). The relationship of online Netflix user reviews to days to sale for new DVDs on Amazon. Academy of Marketing Studies Journal. 20(2 (Fall)), 135-148. Read More >>
Baugher, D., Ramos, C. (2016). The cross-platform consistency of online user movie ratings. Atlantic Marketing Journal. 5(3), 121-136. Read More >>
Baugher, D., Ramos, C., Eisner, A. (2016). The consistency and validity of online user ratings of movie and DVD quality. Journal of Business And Behavioral Sciences. 28(2 (Fall)), 94-103. Read More >>
Baugher, D., Weisbord, E., Ramos, C. (2014). Is the empirical validity of prior experience for performance affected by rating approach? (A in ABDC Ratings). Personnel Review. 43(3), 438-463. Read More >>
Ramos, C., Baugher, D. (2013). The impact of the great recession of 2007 to 2009 on perception of the value of arts education and ability to gain funding in New York City. American Journal of Arts Management. 1(1)(March 2013), 1-11. Read More >>