Wayland T Coppedge

Senior Instructor

Economics • Coggin College of Business

Areas of Expertise

Macroeconomics, Monetary policy and Austrian Economics


A. B. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill-June, 1969

MBA University of North Florida- March, 1976

Graduate Studies in Economics and Graduate Teaching Assistant University of Georgia- January 1977- August 1978


I was born and raised in Jacksonville and, with my father, developed two golf courses, several residential communities and several commercial properties. From 1983-1988, I served on the Jacksonville Planning Commission, the last two years as Chairman. In 1989 and 1990, I served on the Jacksonville Port Authority as Chairman of the Marine Committee. For the past twenty years, I have been an Instructor of Economics at UNF. I am a licensed Commercial Pilot, with Instrument and multi-engine ratings..


Students` Choice Professor of Economics 2001

Students` Choice Professor of Economics 2003

Educator of The Year 2007-2008.

Publications & Presentations

Wayland T. Coppedge, Reinhold P. Lamb, James E. McCague(2012) Beta Boot Camp: Teaching Students to Properly Apply Systematic Risk, International Journal of Business and Social Sciences, Vol. 3 No. 7; April, 2012

CoppedgeContact Information

Building 42, Room 3302

(904) 620-1226