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Lee Eisenberg

Lee Eisenberg

Penn alumnus *Lee Eisenberg* spent seventeen years at /Esquire/, where he served as editor-in-chief through the 1980s. In 1983, he conceived and commissioned the magazine's widely admired Fiftieth Anniversary issues, including "50 Who Made the Difference," which received a National Magazine Award. In 1995, Eisenberg was hired to oversee creative development at /TIME/ magazine. He helped launch /TIME for Kids/, a newsmagazine for children, and was involved with many of /TIME/'s initial online activities. He also worked on a number of special issues and projects, including a two-year /TIME/-CBS News collaboration known as The /TIME/ 100, which culminated with the selection of /TIME/'s Person of the Century. In 1999, Eisenberg was appointed Executive Vice President and Creative Director at Lands' End, where he oversaw all creative and marketing activities. In 2003, he was promoted to the company's Office of the President, and served as Chief Creative and Administrative Officer. He resigned in March 2004 to begin work on /The Number/. Eisenberg has written numerous magazine articles and columns, as well as several books. Titles include /The Ultimate Fishing Book/ (Houghton Mifflin,) /Atlantic City: 100 Years of Ocean Madness/ (Clarkson Potter,) and /Breaking Eighty/ (Hyperion Press.) His work has appeared in /Fortune/, /Money/, and the /New York Times/, among many other publications.

Courses Taught

spring 2008