Faculty & Staff
Dr. Hadley Mitchell
Professor of EconomicsOffice Location: Reade 105
Phone: (765) 998-4948
Specialties: History of Economic Thought, intellectual history of economics, Economic Development for the Developing World, microfinance, microentrepreneurship, US Economic History, European Economic History
Vitae PDF: Dr. Hadley Mitchell's Printable Vitae
Hadley T. Mitchell
Phone (W) (765) 998-4948
University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee 1983-1993
MA - Economics 1985
PhD - Economics 1993
Concentration in History of Economic Thought
Dissertation: "The Development of the Economics of Fisheries"
Villanova University, Villanova, Pennsylvania 1978-1984
MA - Philosophy 1984
Westminster Theological Seminary, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 1978-1980
MAR - Systematic Theology 1980
University of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado 1972-1975
MBA - Finance 1975
Houghton College, Houghton, New York 1965-1969
BA - Mathematics 1969
SUMMARY OF EXPERIENCE
I have taught a wide range of undergraduate and graduate economics and finance courses at the
various colleges and universities at which I have worked over the last 28 years. Additionally, I
had taught as a Teaching Assistant at the University of Tennessee while working on my
doctorate, and served as an adjunct in the Adult Education programs at Indiana Wesleyan
University and Concordia University, teaching a range of finance and economics courses both at
the undergraduate and graduate levels. Prior to teaching, I held a Series 7 brokerage license and
have served as a stockbroker at three regional firms in Denver, Colorado Springs, and in
I have had some exposure to foreign cultures, having traveled in Greece, Honduras, Nicaragua,
and Costa Rica during the summer of 1996. I traveled to Germany, Austria, Greece, Turkey,
Israel, and Jordan during the summer of 1999. I have lectured on International Economics at the
University of Nizhni Novgorad, Russia during the Spring breaks of 2000 and 2001. I was a
Fullbright-Hays grant recipient to study and travel in the Republic of South Africa for a month
during the Summer of 2000, focusing on the condition of post-Apartheid South Africa. During
June of 2001 and 2002, I had the opportunity to teach at the Eastern Ukrainian Theological
Seminary in Donetsk, Ukraine under the auspices of International Theological Education Ministries.
Thrice, I have taken students to Oxford for them to study there during our January term.
I also have traveled to Singapore, Kenya, Qatar, and India.
During June 2007, I taught Developmental Economics at Lithuanian Christian College.
In June 2008, I taught Principles of Macroeconomics there.
June 2008 taught Principles of Macroeconomics at Lithuanian Christian College
June 2007 taught Developmental Economics at Lithuanian Christian College
Sept 2003 Received the Teaching Excellence and Campus Leadership Award from Taylor
1993 - Present: Department of Business, Accounting, and Economics, Taylor University,
teaching on both the Upland and Fort Wayne campuses. Associate Professor of
Economics. Taught a range of economics, mathematics, statistics, finance, and business
1990 - 1993: Department of Business, Huntington College, Huntington IN 46750. Assistant
Professor of Economics. Taught a range of economics, mathematics, statistics, and
1980 - 1990: Department of Business, Covenant College, Lookout Mountain, GA 37350.
Assistant Professor of Economics. Taught a range of economics, mathematics, and
1975 - 1977: Stockbroker with a couple of regional brokerage firms in Denver, Colorado.
1969 - 1971: US Army, Ft Hood, TX. Honorably Discharged.
“Gleanings, Jubilee, and Microfinance” presented at the Transformational Development
Conference, held at George Fox University, August 14-16, 2008
“The Literature of Microfinance” presented at the Transformational Development Conference,
held at St Louis University, June 2010.
Review of All About Futures: From the Inside Out, by Thomas A. McCafferty and Russell R.
Wasendorf. Academic Library Book Review 9 (February 1994):6-7.
Review of Anatomy of an American Agricultural Credit Crisis: Farm Debt in the 1980's: A Farm
Credit System Assistance Board Publication, by Kenneth L. Peoples. Academic Library
Book Review 8 (October 1993):6.
Review of Building Private Pension Systems: A Handbook, by Yves Guerard and Glenn Jenkins.
Academic Library Book Review 8 (October 1993):5.
Review of The Business One Irwin Guide to the Futures Market, Stanley Kroll and Michael J.
Paulenoff. Academic Library Book Review 9 (December 1993):5.
Review of The Business One Irwin Investor's Handbook, 1992, ed. Phyllis S. Pierce. Academic
Library Book Review 8 (December 1992):3-4.
Review of Economic Public Policy and Jewish Law, by Aaron Levine. Academic Library Book
Review 9 ( October 1994):7.
Review of Failure and Progress: The Bright Side of the Dismal Science, by Dwight R. Lee and
Richard B. McKenzie. Academic Library Book Review 9 (February 1994):6.
Review of Fair to Middlin': The Antebellum Cotton Trade of the Apalachicola/Chattahoochee
River Valley, by Lynn Willoughby. Academic Library Book Review 9 (April 1994): 4-5.
Review of Innopreneurship: Turning Bright Ideas into Breakthrough Business for Your Company,
by Gary S. Lynn and Norman M. Lynn. Academic Library Book Review 9 (February
Review of International Economic and Financial Dictionary: A Multi-Lingual Guide to the
European Community, by Yves Bernard and Jean-Claude Colli. Academic Library Book
Review 9 (October 1994):5.
Review of Modernization Theory and Economic Development: Discontent in the Developing
World, by Bret L. Billet. Academic Library Book Review 9 (October 1994):5-6.
Review of The New Palgrave Dictionary of Money and Finance, ed Peter Newman, Murray
Milgate and John Eatwell. Academic Library Book Review.
Review of The North American Free Trade Agreement, by George W. Grayson. Academic
Library Book Review 9 (February 1994):4.
Review of Poland's Jump to the Market Economy, by Jeffrey Sachs. Academic Library Book
Review 9 (February 1994):7.
Review of Quantum Physics and Theology: An Unexpected Kinship, by John Polkinghorne.
Christian Scholars Review 36:4 (Summer 2007): 501-505.
Review of Seizing Free Trade Opportunities in the Americas, by the Staff of Business
International Corporation. Academic Library Book Review 8 (October 1993):4.
Review of Selling the Dream: The Gulf American Corporation and the Building of Cape Coral,
Florida, by David E. Dodrill. Academic Library Book Review 9 (October 1994):6.
Review of Structural Change in Banking, by Michael Klausner and Lawrence J. White. Academic
Library Book Review 9 (February 1994):5.
Review of World Economic Outlook, by the Staff of the IMF. Academic Library Book Review 8
Review of World Economic Outlook: A Survey by the Staff of the International Monetary Fund-
-Interim Assessment, January 1993, by the Staff of the International Monetary Fund.
Academic Library Book Review 8 (October 1993):6-7.
"A Christian Concern for Creation," The PCA Messenger, (July-August 1988):10-11.
"Reformed Scholars Meet Marxism Head-On," Christianity Today (October 2, 1981):68-69.
Review Essay: “Natural Law,” Christian Scholars Review XXXIX:1 (Fall 2009): 107-119.