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Information Resources Management Association
Advancing the Concepts & Practices of Information Resources Management in Modern Organizations

Alan Harper

Alan Harper, PhD, is Program Director and Assistant Professor of Finance and Business Administration in the College of Business at South University. Dr. Harper joined South University in March 2011 and is responsible for teaching in the College of Business and overseeing the Bachelors in Business Administration, the Masters in Business Administration and the Master in Leadership Programs. Dr. Harper holds a BBA in Finance from Middle Tennessee State University, an MBA in Marketing from Mercer University, and a PhD in Organization and Management with an emphasis on Finance from Capella University. He holds a certificate in Economic Measurement from the National Association for Business Economics and is a member of the American Academy of Financial Management Board of Honorary Global Advisors. Dr. Harper has published in various journals and presented at international conferences on many topics in finance and economics. He also maintains several memberships in professional organizations such as the National Association for Business Economics, the Financial Management Association, and the American Finance Association. Aside from educational accomplishments, Dr. Harper has 20 years of industry experience, where he held mid- to senior-level operations and management positions with several well-known retail organizations specializing in general merchandise, variety, and the grocery sectors. He has also been an Adjunct Professor of Retail Management at Bellevue University and an Adjunct Professor of Finance at Trident University.
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