Meet James Welch
Education: 1986 University of South Carolina, B.A.
1992 University of Kentucky, J.D.
2009 Florida State University, MBA
2014 University of Alabama, M.A.
Career Specialties: James Welch's publications and research have primarily focused on corporate social responsibility, transformational leadership, management ethics and business law issues. His research interests have included charismatic leadership in multinational corporations, copyright and patent infringement, and corporate social responsibility as it relates to global strategy.
Professional and Community Activities: Prior to his move into higher education, Welch worked in nonprofit management and in the military. He has served in the U.S. Army Reserve for 24 years and is presently assigned with the U.S. Army Civil Affairs and Psychological Operations Command. He has also worked as a Presbyterian minister and served on numerous local, regional and national nonprofit boards and committees. He is a member of the Academy of Management, the Academy of Legal Studies in Business, the European Group for Organizational Studies, the Academy of International Business and the International Leadership Association.