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2800 University Blvd N
Jacksonville, FL 32211

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Dr. Carol Dole

Dr. Carol Dole

Department Chair, Sport Business; Professor of Economics; duPont Chair of Sport Business

Davis College of Business

Email address  cdole@ju.edu
Telephone number  (904) 256-7003
Resume or CV  CV
Office location  Davis College of Business, 118B

Carol Dole received her B.S. in Journalism and her Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Florida. She earned her M.B.A. from the University of Cincinnati. Dr. Dole teaches Principles of Microeconomics and Macroeconomics as well as Statistics and Sport Economics. Her current research is on Applied Microeconomics with a Focus on Sports. She has recently been appointed Department Chair of Sports Management as it moves under the Davis College of Business curriculum. Dr. Dole served as Assessment Chair playing an important role in the acquisition of international accreditation through AACSB for the Davis College of Business. She has been a part of the Jacksonville University Faculty for 6 years.


This is not a comprehensive list.

  • PPOL 501: Microeconomics for Public Policy
  • PPOL 502: Public Finance


  • Ph.D. Economics, University of Florida, 1992
  • M.S. Economics, University of Florida, 1990
  • M.B.A. University of Cincinnati, 1983
  • B.S. Journalism and Communications, University of Florida, 1982

Academic Experience

  • Assistant Professor, Jacksonville University, 2006-2010
  • Associate Professor, University of West Georgia, 2005-2006
  • Assistant Professor, University of West Georgia, 2001-2005
  • Assistant Professor, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, 1993-2001
  • Visiting Assistant Professor, University of Florida, 1992-1993
  • Graduate Assistant, University of Florida, 1988-1992

Recent Scholarship & Research

"Evidence of A Compensating Wage Differential for NFL Players Who Play on Artificial Turf," with Mary Kassis, International Journal of Sports Management and Marketing, 2010.

"Wage Dispersion and Team Performance in the NFL," with Mary Kassis, Southern Business and Economic Journal, Vol. 31, No. 1 & 2, Winter/Spring 2008.

"Risk Taking in NASCAR: An Examination of Compensating Behavior and Tournament Theory in Racing," Journal of Economics and Economic Education Research, Vol. 8, No. 2, 2007.

Personal Interests

College Football, Sports Economics