Jerry Drew

Lecturer in Economic History
College Hall 309D
jdrew@sas.upenn.edu

Jerry Drew is a lecturer in Economic History at the University of Pennsylvania. He has received his masters and doctorate in history from the University of Pennsylvania and a law degree from Boston University School of Law. Prior to receiving his doctorate in history, he was a practicing attorney with experience in both the government and private sector.

Professor Drew's teaching interests include the origin and development of capitalist market economies, modern economic institutions, corporations, and the implications of globalization. His research has focused on the activities of early modern merchants and privateers, their relationship to the state, and the origins of our modern economy.

Courses Taught: 
  • HIST 107 Comparative Capitalist Systems
  • HIST 119 History of the Modern Corporation
  • HIST 124 Economic History 1600 - Present
  • HIST 130 Globalization and History
  • HIST 206 Comparative Industrializations
  • HIST206 Trade, Travel and Exploration