Dr. Barry Thornton

Dr. Barry Thornton                                  
Professor of DSIM

P: 904-256-7455
​ E: bthornt@ju.edu​

CV: Dr. Barry Thornton.pdf


Ed. D. - Educational Leadership - University of North Florida, Concentration in Quantitative Management

Dissertation Title: "Identification of At-Risk Students in Duval County"

M.S. – Economics - Florida State University

B.A. - Economics - University of Hartford

Academic Experience

Chair, Department of Management & DSIM, 2014 - present

Professor of DSIM, Jacksonville University, 2009 – present

Chair, Division of Accounting, Economics, and Finance, Jacksonville University, 2007 – 2010

Associate Professor of Economics, Jacksonville University, 2007 – 2009

Assistant Professor of Economics, Jacksonville University, 1988 – 2007

He has also taught at Florida State University & Georgia Southwestern University

Professional Experience

Statistical Consulting for Jacksonville University Orthodontics Department, 2007 – 2011

Statistical Research Assistant, Policy Sciences Program, Florida State University, 1987 – 1988

Research Associate, Economic Research Services, Incorporated, 1986 – 1987

Recent Scholarship & Research

"Factors Affecting School Quality in Florida,” Contemporary Issues in Education Research, Volume 7, Number 2, Second Quarter 2014, pp. 69 - 74 (with Gordon Arbogast).

“Black Swans and VaR,” Journal of Finance and Accountancy, Volume 14, October 2013, pp. 148 – 163 (with Michael Adams).

“The Role of Age in Employee Perceptions of Salary Reduction,” Journal of Behavioral Studies in Business, Volume 5, September 2012, pp. 1 – 8 (with Julius Demps and Erica Baker).

Personal Interests

I spend my spare time reading, riding my motorcycle and bicycle, and walking Inky, my black Labrador mix.