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Ph.D. – 1972, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania
Ph.D. – 1964, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania
B.S. – 1958, Southern Methodist University

Sample Publications
2008: “Natural Pain Relief, Inc.: Product Growth Through Infomercials in the U. S. Food supplements Market”, International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Innovation, (August 2008) Co-authored with Dr. Marilyn Helms and Dr. Marilyn Willis

2007: “Kinetic Technologies, LLC: Camptown Races…” , Marketing Education Review, Vol. 17, 2007, p.53-68. Co-authored with Dr. Marilyn Helms and Dr. Marilyn Willis. (LPR)

2006: “Paths to Profitability in Owner-Operated Firms: The Role of Entrepreneurial Marketing,” Journal of Business and Entrepreneurship, March 2006, G18(1), 17-31, with Dr. Richard Becherer and Dr. Paula Haynes

2005: “A Stitch in Time …. A Case Study of JN T-Shirts,” Journal of the Academy of Business Education, Spring 2005 with Dr. Marilyn Helms and Dr. Marilyn Willis

Professional Activities
Price Babson: Symposium for Entrepreneurship Educators and Reflect Reunion
American Assembly of Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB)
Peer Review Improvement Task Force, 1992-1993
Standards and Procedures Committee of the Accreditation; Council of AACSB, 1992-1993
Nominating Committee, 1995-1996 and 1996-1997
Academy of Financial Services Founding Member
American Risk and Insurance Association; Chairman, Journal Awards Committee, 1979-1980
Chairman, Teaching Aids and Development Committee, 1967-1969
Chairman, Health Insurance Section, 1967-1969
Southern Risk and Insurance Association Board of Directors, 1973-1975, President, 1972-1973, First Vice President, 1971-1972, Second Vice President and Program Chairman, 1970-1971, Secretary-Treasurer, 1968-1970
Intercollegiate Case Clearing House
Southern Case Research Association Case Workshop, 1974
Financial Management Association; American Society of Chartered Life Underwriters
American Society of Chartered Property and Casualty Underwriters

Honors and Awards
Favorite Faculty Student Award (2006, 2007)
Shirley Chisum “Unbought and Unbossed” Award (2006)
Robert L. Maclellen Professor of Finance (2000-Present)
The Jane Cozby Henderson Award (2000)
Stagmaier Professor of Business Administration, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga (1991-2000)
American Institute of Certified Public Accountants - Curriculum Consultant for Professional Financial Planning (1986-1988); Eminent Professor, Old Dominion University (1980-1986)
Phi Kappa Phi, Old Dominion University (1983)
American Council on Education, Office of Women in Higher Education – National Identification Program, Southeastern Regional Program Panel (1981-1982)
Farm Fresh Corporation - Employee Benefit Plan Consultant (1981-1982)
American Council-on-Research Summer Faculty Research Grant (1972)
L.S.U. Foundation Post-Doctoral Research Grant (1970 - 1971 and 1968 – 1969)
Ford Foundation Research Grant (1968 – 1970); Chartered Property-Casualty Underwriter (1968)
Chartered Life Underwriter (1967)
American Risk and Insurance Association/Life Insurance Agency Management Association Fellowship (1966)
Beta Gamma Sigma, Alpha of Pennsylvania Chapter (1964)
University Scholar, Southern Methodist University (1957)