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Claflin University

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Harpal S. Grewal, Ph.D.

ACADEMIC EXPERIENCE

August 2013-Present Professor of Economics/Finance (Tenured)
School of Business, Claflin University
Orangeburg, South Carolina

Responsibilities

Teach 3-4 courses in economics, finance and quantitative methods. Advise business students. Conduct research and scholarly activities related to my specialization. Serve on Business School and University committees.

August 2004- July 2013 Dean and Professor
School of Business, Claflin University
Orangeburg, South Carolina

Responsibilities

Provided leadership to secure adequate financial, physical, faculty and technological resources to offer excellent quality graduate and undergraduate degree programs; supported faculty research and scholarly activities; and offered community service programs in the School of Business.

Worked closely with faculty and staff to create vision and develop strategic plans for the School. Taught one graduate/undergraduate course per semester.

With enrollment of approximately 400 students and 13 full time faculty, the School of Business is a leading academic unit in the University. The Business School prepares students for leadership and service in a multi-cultural, global and technological society of the twenty-first century.

All degree programs in the Business School are nationally accredited by the Association of Collegiate Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP). I also served on the Board of Commissioners of ACBSP.

Served as member of a research team from three universities to conduct study of Economic Impact of Savannah River Site, Aiken on the Surrounding Counties in South Carolina and Georgia.

Served as mentor to one college in US and two universities in India to help prepare for ACBSP accreditation.

Served as member of a research team from three universities to conduct study of Economic Impact of Federal Stimulus Program awarded to SRNS thru Savannah River Site, Aiken on the Surrounding Counties in South Carolina and Georgia.

Served as member of Board of Commissioners for Baccalaureate/Graduate Programs for three years for Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP).

Served as Director of the Summer transportation Institute
For High School Students for three years. The Institute was funded by the Federal Highway Administration and South Carolina department of Transportation

August 1997-May 2004 Chairman and Professor Division of Business Administration Claflin University

Responsibilities

Supervised Division faculty and staff, expanded Divisional programs and enrollment, strengthened relationship with business community, and acquired the financial, physical and human resources to ensure continuous improvement in the quality education. Started the MBA program in the Division. Received the ACBSP accreditation for undergraduate degree programs. Taught courses in economics, finance and quantitative methods.

August 1983 - July 1990 Chairman and Associate/Assistant Professor
January 1993 - 1997 Department of Business Administration
Claflin University

Responsibilities

Administrative: Supervised Department faculty and staff. Manage Department budget. Prepared long range plans to expand the Department and strengthen business curriculum. Coordinated with other departments and divisions to develop joint programs.

Teaching: Taught nine credit hours per semester in economics, finance and quantitative methods.

Research: Do research and policy analysis on economic development, development finance, and mathematical modeling.

Other: Directed Small Business Development Program funded by the U. S. Small Business Administration and U. S. Department of Commerce.

July 1990 - January 1993 Associate Director
Development Policy Sector
South Carolina Institute on Poverty and Deprivation
Department of Social Services
Columbia, South Carolina

Responsibilities: Headed the Development Policy Sector of the Institute.

Supervised the Development Policy Sector Staff. Did research and policy analysis on issues related to economic development that benefits the low-income households of South Carolina. The research accomplishes included:
A study of the Impact of Hurricane Hugo on Income Generating Capacity of the Poor.
Economic Outlook for the Black Family in South Carolina in the 1990's.
An Assessment of Needs and Availability of Capital and Credit for Small/Micro Business Development in South Carolina: This project was implemented with funding from The Ford Foundation.
Technical Assistance to Community Based Economic Development Organizations: This project was implemented with funding from the Babcock Foundation.
Developed an Eleven Members Development Panel to Guide the Programs of the Development Policy Sector.
June 1978 - August 1983 Post - Doctoral Researcher
(March 1983 - August 1983)
Research/Teaching Associate
(June 1978 - March 1983)
Department of Agricultural Economics and Rural Sociology
The Ohio State University
Columbus, Ohio

Responsibilities:

Research: Worked as assistant to Principal Investigator, Dr. Dale W. Adams, on AID/OSU Rural Financial Markets Project. Did an extensive review of rural finance literature and published six volumes of Annotated Bibliography on Agricultural Credit and Rural Savings. Also assisted Dr. Adams in preparing "Newsletter on Rural Financial Markets Research and Policy", published quarterly. Also shared the responsibility of writing research reports with other members on the project.

Teaching: Taught Agricultural Economics 100 (Food Fiber and Natural Resource Economics) and Agricultural Economics 532 (Development of Rural Economic System) courses for two years.

October 1977 - June 1978 Local Officer - II
Department of Health and Social Security
Southall, Middlesex, England.

Responsibilities: Assessment and authorization of social security benefit claims. Supervision of section staff.

March - September 1976 Procurement Officer
M/S Mahanvir Spinning Mills Ltd.
Hoshiarpur, India

Responsibilities: Procurement of inventory goods and production equipment. Inventory management. Supervision of Division staff.

EDUCATION: DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY Department of Agricultural Economics and Rural Sociology,
The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio (1983)
Major: Agricultural Economics
Specialty: Development Finance
Dissertation: An Evaluation of Research on Rural Financial Markets in India.

MASTER OF SCIENCE Department of Economics and Sociology
Punjab Agricultural University
Ludhiana, India (1975)
Major: Agricultural Finance
Minor: Statistics
Thesis: Income Improving Adjustments of Small and Marginal Farmers of Punjab-A Case study of Patiala District.

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE Department of Economics and Sociology
Punjab Agricultural University
Ludhiana, India (1973)
Major: Agricultural Economics

SPECIAL TRAINING Attended One Week Workshop on "Integrating Quality and Productivity Concepts in Statistics Courses" Offered by The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN. August 1990.
Received Certificate of Completion of South Carolina Economic Developers School Offered by the SC Economic Developers Association and Charleston University, May 1992.

RESEARCH PUBLICATIONS AND REPORTS

Recent Publications:
o "Economic Impact of ARRA Stimulus Grant to Savannah River Nuclear Solutions (SRNS)" , Co- author, 2011
o "Economic Impact of Savannah River Site on the Local Economy", Co-author, 2012

Other Publications:
(1) Report on the Summer Transportation Institute for High School Students, Funded by Funded by the Federal Highway Administration thru The National Transportation Institute Resource Center, South Carolina State University, Orangeburg, SC 29116, October, 2005, 2006, 2007.
(2)"A Comparative Study of work value Orientation and Patterns: A Compassion of Future Managers with Managers and Non-managers groups by Race and Educational Level," in The International Journal of knowledge, Culture and ChangeManagement, 2005 issue
(3) "The Effects of Business Climate on Employment Growth Rates: A Cross Country Analysis", Paper Presented at the Annual Conference of Federation of Business Disciplines, Dallas, Texas, March 1-5, 2005.
[4] "Teaching Business to First Generation College Students", Paper Presented at the First Southeastern Conference on Teaching Business, Claflin University, Orangeburg, South Carolina, October 2004
[5] The Economic Impact of the Savannah River Site on South Carolina and Georgia, Third Edition, Westinghouse Savannah River Company, Aiken, South Carolina, July 2004
[6] "Dynamic Linkages between Foreign Debt and Exchange Rate: Evidence from India" Paper presented at the International Seminar on Commerce, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, India, 2003
(7) "Integrating Technology in the Business Curriculum - A Focus on First Generation Students from Frual Areas," paper presented at the Annual lily Foundation Conference, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia, February 2002.
(8) "Using Experiential Padagogy to Increase Learning in First Generation College Students," paper presented at the Ninth Annual Southwestern Business Administration Teaching Conference, Texas Southern University, Houston, Texas, October 25, 2001.
(9) Economic Impact of the Savannah River Site on South Carolina and Georgia, Second Edition, WSRC-RP-2001-00745, Savannah River Site, Aiken, South Carolina, July 2001.
(10] "Teaching Business to First Generation College Students," paper presented at the Seventh Annual Lily Conference on College and University Teaching South, The University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia, February 16-17, 2001.
(11) "The Use of Effects and Experiential Learning in Marketing and Management in Egypt," paper presented at the Eighth Annual Southwestern Business Administration Teaching Conference, Texas Southern University, Houston, Texas, October 19-20, 2000.
(12) "A Study of the Economic Impact of the Savannah River Site on South Carolina and Georgia", WSRC - RP-97-00979, Savannah River Site, Aiken, South Carolina, November 1997.
(13) "Economic Outlook for the Black Family in South Carolina", Paper Presented at the National Black Family Summit 1991, Sponsored by The College of Social Work, University of South Carolina, and the Columbia and Greenville Urban League, Columbia, SC, March 20-22, 1991.
(14) "A Critique of Research on Rural Borrowing in India", ESO 1034, Department of Agricultural Economics and Rural Sociology, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, August 1983.
(15) Annotated Bibliography on Agricultural Credit and rural Savings, Volume VIII, Agricultural Finance Program, Department of Agricultural Economics and Rural Sociology, The Ohio Stat University, Columbus, Ohio, August 1983.
(16) "Simulating the Impacts on Credit Policy and fertilizer Subsidy on Central Luzon Rice Farms, the Philippines: Comment" (Co-author), American Journal of Agricultural Economics, Volume 65, No. 2, May 1983.
(17) Annotated Bibliography on Agricultural Credit and Rural Savings (A Special Issue on India), Volume VII, Agricultural Finance Program, Department of Agricultural Economics and Rural Sociology, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, May 1983.
(18) Annotated Bibliography on Rural Off-Farm Employment, Volume II, (Co-author), ESP 1016, Department of Agricultural Economics and Rural Sociology, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, May 1983.
(19) "An Evaluation of Research on Rural Financial markets in India", Ph.D. Dissertation, The Department of Agricultural Economics and rural Sociology. The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, March 1983.
(20) "Student Courses Evaluation: A Longitudinal Study", (Co-author), NACTA Journal, Volume 26, No. 3, September 1982.
(21) Annotated Bibliography on Agricultural Credit and Rural Savings, (Co-author) Volume IV, March 1980; Volume V, April 1980; Volume V, April 1989; Volume VI, September 1980, Agricultural Finance Program, Department of Agricultural Economics and Rural Sociology, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio.
(22) "Income Improving Adjustments of Small and Marginal Farmers of Punjab-A Case Study of Patiala District", M.Sc. thesis, Department of Economics and Sociology, Punjab Agricultural University, Ludhiana, India, 1975.

RESEARCH IN PROGRESS:
"Linkages Between Gold Price and Stock Markets in India", Paper accepted for presentation at the Annual Meeting of the Federation of Business Disciplines (FBD), March 2007.

RESEARCH/PROGRAM GRANTS: -Culturally Sensitive Training Program for HIV/AIDS Prevention in India, funded by the Agency for International Development, Washington, D.C.
-Summer Transportation Institute for High School Students, funded by the Federal Highway Administration, Washington, D.C.

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS:

Member of the National HBCU's Deans Council
Member of the American Economics Association
Member of the Academy for International Business
Member of the National Business Education Association
Member of the Federation of Business Disciplines
Member, ACBSP Board of Commissioner
Primary Representative to the ACBSP

ACADEMIC DISTINCTIONS:
Certificate of Outstanding Service as Dean, School of Business, Claflin University Orangeburg, SC 2005
Recognition for Outstanding Contribution as Division Chair, Claflin University 2003
Certificate of Recognition for Excellence in Teaching, Center for Excellence in Teaching, Claflin University 2002
Award for Recognition of Fifteen Years of Service At Claflin University 2001
Charter Member of Delta Mu Delta, Honor Society
Excellence in Teaching Award, Claflin College, Orangeburg, SC 1988

PERSONAL DATA:
Date of Birth: September 2, 1951
Sex: Male
Citizenship: U. S. Citizen
Marital Status: Married
Social Security Number: 272-74-2114

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Lexington, South Carolina 29072
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E-mail: hgrewal@claflin.edu

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