Hampton University

Faculty & Staff

Tyrone Ferdnance

I. Current Rank

Assistant Professor of Economics - Undergraduate

II. Department

Center for Entrepreneurship Studies and Economics

III. Education

Doctoral Degree:

Doctor of Economics, 1999, Economic Development/International Economics, University of Notre Dame

Dissertation Title: "Agricultural Modernization in Northern Nigeria: An Overdetermined Analysis"

Area of Study: African countries

Masters Degree:

Masters of Arts, 1977, Economics, Long Island University

Masters Thesis Title: "Collective Self-Reliance: An Analysis of Integration Among Developing States with An Emphasis on the East African Community”

Baccalaureate Degree:

Bachelor of Arts, 1975, Economics and Black Studies, University of Pittsburgh, Minor Field of Study: Spanish


United Nations Certificate, 1976, United Nations Organization, Long Island University

IV. Courses Taught:

Hampton University, Undergraduate

Introduction to Macroeconomics
Introduction to Microeconomics
Financing New Ventures
Intermediate Macroeconomics
Intermediate Microeconomics
International Economics
Economic Development
Mathematics for Economists
Statistics for Business and Economics
Senior Seminar
Independent Study

Hampton University, Graduate

Managerial Economics
International Economic Environment

V. Intellectual Contributions

Publications in peer-reviewed journals

Beale, R.L. & Ferdnance, T. “Using African-American Economic and Business Experiences as Pedagogical Technique that Enhance  the Teaching and Learning Effectiveness of Economics and Business to African-American Students”, published: Southwestern Business Administration Journal, 2006.

VI. Professional Organizations

Awarded Honorary Membership in the Key International Economics Society