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Ed Grasso
Professor of Decision Sciences
Coordinator of the Management Discipline

Forrer 121
Eckerd College
4200 54th Avenue South
St. Petersburg, FL 33711

Monday - Friday
8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.



James Welch Jr.

Visiting Assistant Professor of Management
Behavioral Sciences Collegium

James Welch Jr. BA, University of South Carolina
JD, University of Kentucky
MBA, Florida State University
MA in Management, University of Alabama
PhD (ABD), University of South Florida

Phone: 727.864.7844
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Office: SHB 125
4200 54th Avenue South
St. Petersburg, FL 33711

James S. Welch Jr. is Visiting Assistant Professor of Management. Before joining the Eckerd faculty, Dr. Welch taught at St. Petersburg College and with the Lake Forest Graduate School of Management. He currently serves as a Lieutenant Colonel in the US Army Reserve, assigned as an Ethics Subject Matter Expert with the Army Training and Doctrine Command, Fort Eustis, Virginia. He has also served as a Presbyterian Minister with churches in Kentucky, North Carolina and Florida and currently serves on the Board of Trustees of the Presbyterian Foundation, an internationally focused charitable foundation related by covenant to the Presbyterian Church (USA). Dr. Welch has taught and developed courses, online and traditional, in Business Ethics, Business Law, Leadership and Entrepreneurship. He is also a PhD Candidate at the University of South Florida.

Fiske Recognition

Fiske Guide 2013 Eckerd College has been recognized for Business in the Fiske Guide to Colleges 2013.

Management at Eckerd

Combined, management majors and business administration majors comprise one of the largest programs of study at Eckerd College, providing many opportunities to interact with students of different perspectives. The department is continuing to grow and foster opportunities for learning and interning abroad.