Finance and Economics
Fields of Interest
Public policy analysis
Technology mediated learning research
Human resource development
The George Washington University, Ph.D. Economics, 1974. Major fields: financial analysis, human resources development, public finance/public policy, and general economic theory.
Brigham Young University, Master of Business Administration, 1964. Professional degree with emphasis in finance, business policy, and general management.
Brigham Young University, BS 1962. Major political science / minor mathematics.
Courses Taught and Developed
ECON 2020 Macroeconomics
ECON 2010 Microeconomics
ECON 3830 History of Economic Thought
ECON 4150 Public Finance
ECON 4500 US Economic Development and History
Online/internet courses developed and taught Macroeonomics, Microeconomics and Introduction to Statistics
Refereed Journal Articles
"Determinants of Bank Failures: Evidence from US Failed Banks", International Research Journal of Applied Finance, 3(4), 2012.
"Development of Zakah and Zakah Coverage in Monotheistic Faiths", International Journal of Social Economics, Volume 37 Number 4, 2010.
"Is the Survival of Small Commercial Banks Threatened? Evidence from the Texas Commercial Banks" The Global Journal of Finance and Economics, Vol. 6. No. 2, 2009.
"Online Best Practice: Interaction Matters, Journal of Business Inquiry, Vol. 5, Issue 1, 2006
"Inter-temporal Performance: Does Bank-size Matter? An Analysis of Utah Banks", International Research Journal Banks and Bank Systems, No. 2, 2006
"Online Education in the Broader Context: Are Live Applied Mathematics Classes Superior to Online?" Indian Journal of Economics and Business, Special Issue 2005, pp. 129-37.
â€śThe ancient practice of Chinese social networking: Guanxi and social network theory,â€ť ECO Emergence Vol. 6, No. 1/2, Fall 2004.
â€śThe effect of interaction levels on student performance: A comparative analysis of web-mediated vs. traditional delivery,â€ť Journal of Interactive Learning Research, AACE, Vol. 14, No. 3, 2003.
Refereed Conference Proceedings
"Students Expectations about Interaction in Online Clases", AACE/SITE 2006, Orlando, Florida, March 20-24, 2006.
â€śInteraction Matters,â€ť E-Learn 2005 Conference, Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE), Vancouver, Canada, October 2005.
â€śDisappearing WebCT: Putting course technology in the background,â€ť 6th annual WebCT conference, Orlando, Florida, July 2004
â€śChanging the paradigm: WebCT campus edition and beyond,â€ť 6th annual WebCT conference, Orlando, Florida, July 2004
Non Refereed Journal Articles/Monographs/Book Chapters
Utah Valley State College â€“ 2004. Strategic management case and lecture notes in textbook: David, Fred R., Strategic Management, tenth edition, Prentice-Hall, 2005.
Utah Access, "Lawyers Using Computers", Improving professional productivity with PC computers and integrated offâ€‘theâ€‘shelf applications software, October 1988.
Employing the Disadvantaged in the Federal Civil Service, Policy Paper No. 13, The Institute of Labor and Industrial Relations, Ann Arbor, Michigan; 1969.
"Tax Incentives as an Alternative to the Financing of Federal Manpower Programs." Prepared for the National Manpower Policy Task Force, 1969.
Vocational Rehabilitation and Federal Manpower Policy, Policy Paper No. 4, The Institute of Labor and Industrial Relations, Ann Arbor, Michigan; 1967.
"Revision Bank Debits and Deposit Turnover Series," Federal Reserve Bulletin, March 1965.
Non Refereed Conference Proceedings
â€śLive Interactive,â€ť Presentation at Teaching with Technology Idea Exchange, Conference at Utah Valley State College, August 2005.
â€śResearch into Practice: Using Research to Improve Technology Mediated Instructionâ€ť 5th annual WebCT conference in San Diego, CA, July 2003.
â€śMigration madness: Our exponential growth using WebCT,â€ť 5th annual WebCT conference, San Diego CA, July 2003.
â€śIs There Anyone on the Other Side: The Importance of Interaction and Course Structure in Web Coursesâ€ť A qualitative analysis of students in online programs paper presented in UVSC conference on distance education, Spring 2003.
â€śThe effect of interaction levels on student performance: A comparataive analysis of web-mediated verses traditional delivery,â€ť 4th annual WebCT conference, Boston, MA., July 2002.
â€śBringing WebCT to Utah Valley State Collegeâ€ť, Third annual WebCT conference, Vancouver, BC., June 2001.
UVSC Ethics Across the Curriculum presentations in 2002 and 2003
UVSC Faculty Senate 1999-2002
Chair, Faculty Senate Political Action Committee
Member, Faculty Senate Budget Committee
President, Utah County Mental Health Association; 1980-81
Member State of Utah Mental Health Association, 1980-81
President, Utah Conference on Human Services, 1978
Vice-Chair, Utah Health Systems Agency Development Committee 1976-76