DEGREES EARNED / CERTIFICATIONS / PROFESSIONAL TRAINING
Doctorate of Philosophy (Ph.D.) - July 1997, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh
Major: marketing, Minor: Strategic Planning and Policy
Master of Business Administration (MBA) - May 1981, Clarion State College, Clarion
Bachelor of Science - May 1979, Slippery Rock State College, Slippery Rock PA
Major: Business Administration
PRIMARY COURSES TAUGHT
Regional Economic Development
MOST RECENT PUBLICATIONS / PRESENTATIONS
"I Can Do It! The Effect of Belief in Stable Luckk on Employee Creativity, Business
Creativity and the Creative Economy," 2015, Chen N. and J. Todhunter co-authors.
"Assessing Interorganizational Collaboration in Regional Economic Development Service
Delivery," Society for Advancement of Management Advanced Management Journal, Winter
"Rural Downtown Revitalization: Strategies for Community and University Collaboration,"
Society for Advancement of Management: Advanced Management Journal, 76, 3, Summer
"A Collaborative Recruitment Model between Honors and Athletic Programs for Student
Engagement and Retention," Spring/Summer 2010, Journal of the National Collegiate
Honors Council, R. Eckert, A. Grimm and H. Savage co-authors.
"Live Case Analysis: Pedagogical Problems and Prospects in Management Education,"
American Journal of Business Education, December 2009, C. Smith co-author.
"Understanding Customers' Revealed Satisfaction Preferences: An Order Probit Model
for Credit Unions," Journal of Financial Services Marketing, March 2009, G. Barboza
HONORS AND AWARDS
College of Business Administration "Research Award," 2015, 2014, 2010, 2009
Small Business Administration SBDC "Western PA Impact Award," 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011
National Outstanding Advisor Award, Society for Advancement of Management, 2007
Advisor of the Year, Clarion University Reinhard Awards, 2007
Society for Adv. of Mgmt., Campus Chapter Performance Program, National First Place
Distinguished Faculty Award, Clarion University Alumni Association, 2005
CURRENT PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS
University Economic Development Association (UEDA)
Northwest Pennsylvania Partnership for Regional Economic Performance
North Central Pennsylvania Partnership for Regional Economic Performance