Areas of Expertise
International Business Management
Business, Society and Ethics
Ph.D. Iowa State University, 1971 (Sociology)
Thesis topic: Causal Analysis of Complex Health Organizations
M.A. Central Michigan University, 1968 (Sociology)
Thesis topic: Economic Mobility Among the Welfare Poor
B.A. Muskingum College, 1965 (Economics)
Steven Paulson is the Coggin Emeritus Professor of Management at the University of North Florida, Jacksonville, Florida U.S.A. where he has served as a Business Professor since 1980 - most recently as Director, The UNF International Business Flagship Program; prior academic experience includes nine years as Professor of Sociology at Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Virginia and three years as a research associate at Iowa State University where he received the Ph.D. degree. His primary teaching and research interests are international business ethics, culture and management and he has been a guest lecturer at universities in France, Italy, Poland, Brazil, Russia and Jamaica. He lives in Atlantic Beach Florida with his wife Sally and they enjoy visiting children and grandchildren in the U.S. (Georgia and Texas) and Germany.
Blanche and Luther Coggin Endowed Professorship 1998-2015
James M. Parrish Beta Gamma Sigma Faculty Award 2014
Prime F. Osborn III Distinguished Professor Award 2010
Management Department Research Award 2007-2008
Coggin College of Business Research Fellow 2005
Outstanding Faculty Member, UNF BBA Jamaica Class of 2003.
The State University System of Florida:
Professional Excellence Program Award 1996.
Award for Excellence in Teaching (TIP) 1994.
Business Affiliates Endowed Professorship 1989-1991.
Distinguished Professor Award, University of North Florida 1989.
Publications & Presentations
Publications and Presentations (2011-2016):
Learch, Kate Mattingly, Steven K. Paulson, Harald Sandler and Elke Schuch (2016) Strategic Relationship Development: A German-U.S. University Case Study. Pp. 13-24 in Banks, Claire, Birgit Siebe-Herbig and Karin Norton (eds.), Global Perspectives on Strategic International Partnership. New York: Institute of International Education.
Paulson, Steven K. and Paul A. Fadil (2016) Predictors of Academic Performance Abroad: American Students in Marseille 2010 and 2014. International Conference on Teaching, Research and Practice, University of North Florida, Jacksonville, Florida, February.
Paulson, Steven K. (2015) The ‘Inter’ Objective of Collegiate Study Abroad Experiences: Progress Toward Ambiguity Resolution. International Business Conference on Teaching, Research and Practice, University of North Florida, Jacksonville, Florida, February.
Paulson, Steven K. and Lakshmi Goel (2014) Expansion and Organizational Applications of Zigzag Theory. World Journal of Social Sciences, 4(2):21-29.
Paulson, Steven K. (2014) French Executives’ Perceptions: Research in Progress. International Business Conference on Teaching, Research and Practice, University of North Florida, Jacksonville, Florida, February.
Paulson, Steven K. and Peter Stokes (2013) The Globalization of Business Activity: Structures, Processes and Prospects for the Demise of Postmodernism. Global Business and Economics Review, 15(2/3):251-264.
Paulson, Steven K. and Chung-Ping A. Loh (2012) Wealth Distribution by Gender of Household Head in the Renaissance: Findings from The Catasto of 1427. Journal of Business and Policy Research, 7(4):192-203.
Paulson, Steven K. and Chung-Ping A. Loh (2012) Occupational Prestige and Wealth Distribution in the Renaissance: A Reexamination of the Tuscan Catasto of 1427. International Business: Research, Teaching and Practice, 6(2):1-11.
Paulson, Steven K. (2012) Foreign Sales Corporations: The ‘927’ Industries. Pp. 357-358 in Thomas M. Leonard (ed.) Encyclopedia of US-Latin American Relations. New York: Sage.
Paulson, Steven K. (2012) Offshore Assembly: The '807' Industries. Pp. 677-678 in Thomas M. Leonard (ed.) Encyclopedia of US-Latin American Relations. New York: Sage.
Paulson, Steven K. (2011) Jason Poole: E-Business Entrepreneur of Kingston Jamaica. Online Journal of International Case Analysis, 2 (August):21-35.