Mark Thompson

Interim Dean

Mark Thompson

Interim Dean


Academic Appointment(s)

James M. Hull College of Business

College of Nursing
Department of Physiological and Technological Nursing

Medical College of Georgia
Department of Population Health Science: Health Econ Modeling

The Graduate School

Other Duties

Grover C. Maxwell Chair of Business Administration

Program Director

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  • AH N110


  • Ph.D., Economics, General Texas Tech University, 2003

  • MA, Economics, General Texas Tech University, 2000

  • BBA, Business Administration and Management, General Texas Tech University, 1997

Awards & Honors

  • Schulze Award Entrepreneur & Innovation Exchange, 2015

  • Best Paper Award - Health Care/Hospitality Management/Public Administration Track Southern Management Association, 2010

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • WMBA 6000

    Human Behavior in Organization
  • ECON 1810

    Intro to Economics
  • WMBA 6010

    Managerial Accounting
  • WMBA 6060

    Managerial Finance
  • BUSA 4960

    Undergraduate Internship
  • ACCT 4960

    Accounting Internship
  • WMBA 6110

    Business Strategic Management
  • WMBA 6080

    Management Information Systems
  • WMBA 6040

    Managerial Decision Analysis
  • WMBA 6100

    Operations & Supply Chain Mgmt
  • BUSA 4950

    Selected Topics: Economics

Teaching Interests

Principles of Economics, Managerial Economics, Statistics


Selected Recent Publications

  • IT Contract Flexibility and Negotiator Incentives, 2017
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • A Quantile Regression Approach to Measuring the Educational Effect on Body Mass Index, 2016
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Dynamics of New Building Construction Costs: Implications for Forecasting Escalation Allowances, 2016
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • The Role of Reserves and Production in the Market Capitalization of Oil and Gas Companies: An Empirical Application of Robust Least Squares Estimation, 2016
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Being Mindful in your Practice, 2015
    Journal Article, Professional Journal

Research Interests

Applied Econometrics, Energy Policy, Managerial Economics, Engineering and Production Economics, Regional Modeling and Forecasting, Health Economics

College Service

  • Strategic Planning Committee 2007 - Present

    Role: Committee Member

Professional Service

  • Ecological Economics 2007 - Present

    Role: Reviewer
  • International Journal of Continuing Engineering Education and Life-Long Learning 2007 - Present

    Role: Editor
  • International Journal of Information and Operations Management Education 2007 - Present

    Role: Editor
  • Journal of Business Valuation and Economic Loss Analysis 2007 - Present

    Role: Editorial Review Board Member
  • Journal of Economics and Finance 2007 - Present

    Role: Reviewer

Public Service

  • The Augusta Chronicle 2007 - Present

    Role: Other
  • Kiwanis Club of Augusta 2007 - Present

    Role: Member
  • Mayor Deke Copenhaver's Economic Development Group 2007 - Present

    Role: Member