Richard A. Stanford
- Public Schools of Duval County (Jacksonville), Florida; graduated with
- honors, June, 1961, Robert E. Lee High School.
- Furman University, Greenville, South Carolina, 1961-65; graduated,
- cum laude, June, 1965, major in Economics, minors in Political
- Science and Mathematics.
- University of Georgia, 1965-1968, doctoral progam in Economics,
- National Defense Education Act Fellowship; Ph.D. in Economics
- conferred August, 1971.
EMPLOYMENT HISTORY: September 1968, Department of Economics and Business Administration, Furman University; tenured 1974; promoted to Associate Professor, 1975; leave of absence from Furman University during 1976-77 academic year to serve as visiting associate professor of management in Troy State University's M.S. in Management Program in Europe; promoted to Full Professor at Furman University, 1984; appointed the David C. Garrett, Jr., Professor of Economics, 1993; served as department chair, 1988-1993; retired and accorded emeritus status, May, 2008.
TRAVEL AND FOREIGN STUDY EXPERIENCE:
- Summer, 1961, brief travel in the Virgin Islands, Brazil, Argentina.
- Summer, 1971, participant in the Davidson College Faculty Seminar on
- South Asia; six weeks of study and travel in India and Nepal;
- brief travel in Turkey, Lebanon, Thailand, Hong Kong, and Japan.
- Summer, 1973, participant in the South Atlantic States Association
- for South Asian Studies Faculty Seminar on Rural Development in
- Pakistan; seven weeks of study in travel in Pakistan.
- Summer, 1975, participant in the seminar, "Recent Developments in
- Applied Economics," Graduate School of Business Administration,
- University of Chicago.
- Academic Year, 1976-77, Visiting Associate Professor, Troy State
- University, European Division, M.S. in Management Program; three
- months each in Turkey, Germany, Italy, and Great Britain;
- additional travel in Greece, Austria, Switzerland, France, and Belgium.
- Summer, 1978, participant in the South Atlantic States Association
- for South Asian and African Studies Faculty Seminar in West Africa;
- six weeks of study and travel in Senegal, Mali, Upper Volta, and Ivory
- Fall, 1983, 1989, 1991, 1995, 1999, 2003, 2005, 2009, 2009, co-director,
- Furman Fall Term in Europe Program; taught courses on the European
- Community and the U.K. economy.
- Fall, 1994, Guest Professor, Katholik Universiteit Leuven, Campus Kortrijk
- Summer, 2001, participant in Furman University's Caribbean Realities faculty
- seminar in Jamaica and Cuba.
- Summer, 2002, participant in Clemson University's Faculty Seminar in China.
- Summer, 2002, participant in Associate Colleges of the Midwest Global
- Partners seminar in Southern Russia.
- Summer, 2003, participant in Associated Colleges of the South Global
- Partners seminar on Economics, Politics, and Religion in Turkey.
- Winter, 2004, co-director, Furman Eastern Mediterranean Study Abroad
- Program; taught a course on Economies in Transition focusing upon
- Turkey, Greece, and Italy.
- Summer, 2006, toured eight Transition Economies of Central and
- Eastern Europe: Austria, Slovenia, Croatia, Slovakia, Czech Republic,
- Hungary, Poland, and (former East) Germany.
- Fall, 2010, toured archaeological sites in Egypt and Israel.
- Managerial Economics
- Monetary Economics
- Development Economics
- International Economics
- Comparative Economic Systems and Transition Economies
TEACHING EXPERIENCE: various undergraduate courses in introductory economics; upper level courses in managerial economics, money and banking, international and development economics, and comparative systems; graduate courses (M.B.A. and M.S. in Management) in managerial economics, economic forecasting, macroeconomic analysis, and production management.