Simon Medcalfe

Program Director

Simon Medcalfe

Program Director

Professor

Academic Appointment(s)

James M. Hull College of Business

The Graduate School

Other Duties

Cree-Walker Chair in the Hull College of Business

  • (706) 667-4541
  • AH N125

Education

  • Ph.D., Business Economics Lehigh University, 2006

  • MS, Finance University of Leicester, 1998

  • BA, Economics University of Leicester, 1991

Certifications

  • Certificate in Economic Measurement National Association of Business Economics, 2010

Awards & Honors

  • Educational Innovation Award Office of Faculty Development and Teaching Excellence, 2018

  • Outstanding Faculty Award James M. Hull College of Business, 2018

  • Distinguished Service Award The Graduate School, Augusta University, 2016

  • Outstanding Educator Award Federation of Business Disciplines, 2016

  • Outstanding Teaching Award (Nomination) 2012

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • ECON 4106

    Firm & Industry Studies
  • HONR 4000H

    Honors Thesis
  • ECON 2106

    Microeconomics
  • ECON 6800

    National & Inter. Econ for Mgt
  • ECON 3106

    Intermediate Microecon
  • ECON 2105

    Macroeconomics

Scholarship

Selected Recent Publications

  • Discrimination in Sports, 2021
    Book, Chapter in Textbook-Revised
  • Competitive Balance in Women's Collegiate Cross Country Running, 2020
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • A Reconsideration of Operating-Financial Leverage Tradeoff Hypothesis, 2018
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • The Effect of Foreign Players on Pay and Performance in Major League Soccer, 2018
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Estimating the implied discount rate associated with multi-year NFL trades of draft picks, 2018
    Journal Article, Academic Journal

College Service

  • Post tenure review committee 2019 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Faculty Assembly 2019 - Present

    Role: Committee Chair
  • Beta Gamma Sigma 2016 - Present

    Role: Faculty Advisor
  • Pre-Tenure 2019 - 2020

    Role: Committee Chair
  • Faculty Search 2018 - 2019

    Role: Committee Chair

University Service

  • Athletics 2018 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • INSTEP Faculty Task Force Consultant Group 2016 - 2017

    Role: Task Force Member
  • BAITUR 2014 - 2016

    Role: Committee Member
  • 2015

    Role: Guest Speaker
  • Consolidation Review Team 2014 - 2014

    Role: Committee Member

Professional Service

  • North American Case Research Association 2017 - Present

    Role: Board of Directors of a Company
  • Federation of Business Disciplines Journal 2012 - Present

    Role: Editorial Review Board Member
  • NACRA - 2018

    Role: Other
  • NACRA - 2018

    Role: Reviewer, Conference Paper
  • Local Economic Analysis and Research Network (LEARN) Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta 2012 - 2017

    Role: Member

Public Service

  • Augusta West Rotary 2020

    Role: Guest Speaker
  • SRSCRO 2018

    Role: Guest Speaker
  • SRP Federal Credit Union 2018

    Role: Guest Speaker
  • MBA Student Association 2018

    Role: Guest Speaker
  • Columbia County Chamber of Commerce 2017

    Role: Guest Speaker