Areas of Expertise
John R. Mundy, PhD
Dr. John Mundy is Professor of economics and ethics at St Johns River State College in St. Augustine. He is he former Director of the University of North Florida’s Center for Economic Education. He also currently teaches Social Studies Methods classes for the College of Education at UNF. He is an Assistant Professor of ethics and economics for Embty- Riddle Aeronautical University. He works to improve economic, financial, and entrepreneurial literacy outreach in NE Florida. He teaches Economics for Teachers, Macro and Micro Principles, History of Economic Thought, Business and Government Regulation, Business / Professional Ethics, Critical Thinking, and International Trade. From 1996 to 2006 he was the Executive Director of the NV Council on Economic Education and the Director of the Center for Economic and Entrepreneur Education at UNLV. He created and ran a statewide K-12 Entrepreneurship Education Program throughout Nevada. He co-founded the Center for Entrepreneurship at UNLV. From 1998 – 2006, he taught classes at UNLV in the Colleges of Education and Business which included the above courses plus Master’s and Doctoral mentoring and service on thesis / dissertation committees. Simultaneously, for nine years he taught courses in economics, business, marketing, and ethics at Community College of Southern Nevada (CCSN). Dr. Mundy holds a BA in Economics from California State University Long Beach and a BS in Business Administration--Economics and Finance from the University of Nevada Las Vegas. He holds UNLV Master’s degrees in Ethics, Public Policy, and Economics. He has a PhD in the field of Higher Education Administration and Policy (doctoral cognate in economics). Dr. Mundy has an entrepreneurial history in his business career. He co-founded a unique food industry company in 1977 and ran it until its acquisition in 1986. He then joined McKesson Corp., a Fortune 18 firm in 1986, where he created and / or developed several nationally branded products prior to moving into a senior operations role. His final position with McKesson was as the Regional GM / COO in the Rocky Mountain Division. He serves on the boards of two non-profit organizations and recently completed a term on the Educational Advisory Board of the Atlanta Federal Reserve District –Jacksonville branch.